The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design
South East / Berkshire
Rank 82 106 92
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -14
Contract jobs citing Network Design 23 19 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.14% 0.75% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.93% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 20
Median daily rate £381 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £377 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £570 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £430 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £43.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.09% +91.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1619 2043 2097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.23% 81.17% 75.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 1081 1066
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 62 45
Median hourly rate £23.34 £15.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.04% -44.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Network Design as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Design across the Berkshire region.

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Design
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Network Design Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the Berkshire region.

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 9 £450 +12.50% 1
Bracknell +5 3 £350 - 1
Maidenhead - 3 £518 -
Slough +10 2 £381 -5.27%
Newbury - 2 £305 -
Network Design
South East

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 34 (65.38%) Cisco
2 25 (48.08%) Telecoms
3 21 (40.38%) Firewall
4 17 (32.69%) CheckPoint
5 16 (30.77%) LAN
6 15 (28.85%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (25.00%) CCIE
7 13 (25.00%) VoIP
7 13 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (23.08%) Migration
8 12 (23.08%) VPN
8 12 (23.08%) CCNP
9 11 (21.15%) CCNA
10 10 (19.23%) CCSE
10 10 (19.23%) Unified Communications
11 8 (15.38%) Degree
11 8 (15.38%) Juniper
11 8 (15.38%) MPLS
12 7 (13.46%) Check Point Certification
12 7 (13.46%) SSL
12 7 (13.46%) Network Security
12 7 (13.46%) Cisco UCCE
12 7 (13.46%) Cisco UCCX
12 7 (13.46%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (13.46%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (9.62%) Palo Alto
14 4 (7.69%) Presales
14 4 (7.69%) Functional Testing
14 4 (7.69%) Capacity Management
14 4 (7.69%) F5

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (40.38%) Firewall
2 16 (30.77%) LAN
3 13 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (25.00%) VoIP
4 12 (23.08%) VPN
5 10 (19.23%) Unified Communications
6 8 (15.38%) MPLS
7 7 (13.46%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (13.46%) Network Security
7 7 (13.46%) SSL
8 4 (7.69%) WAN
9 3 (5.77%) 3G
9 3 (5.77%) NetScaler
9 3 (5.77%) VLAN
10 2 (3.85%) 2G
10 2 (3.85%) 4G
10 2 (3.85%) DOCSIS
10 2 (3.85%) DWDM
10 2 (3.85%) SAN
10 2 (3.85%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) GIS
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 25 (48.08%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.69%) Back Office
2 4 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Network Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) Design Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) Network Design Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Architect
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Network Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Network Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.85%) IP Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) RAN Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) RAN Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Middleware
1 1 (1.92%) REST
1 1 (1.92%) SOAP
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
1 1 (1.92%) WebRTC
1 1 (1.92%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (1.92%) PKI
3 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) Solaris
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Migration
2 4 (7.69%) Capacity Management
2 4 (7.69%) Fault Management
2 4 (7.69%) Functional Testing
2 4 (7.69%) Presales
3 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.85%) Product Management
4 2 (3.85%) Service Management
5 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.92%) CAD
5 1 (1.92%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.92%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) OO
5 1 (1.92%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.92%) Programme Management
5 1 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.92%) SIEM
5 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.92%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) Java
1 1 (1.92%) Perl
1 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (25.00%) CCIE
3 12 (23.08%) CCNP
4 11 (21.15%) CCNA
5 10 (19.23%) CCSE
6 8 (15.38%) Degree
7 7 (13.46%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (3.85%) CCSA
9 1 (1.92%) CCIP
9 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (5.77%) vSphere
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (13.46%) Cisco UCCE
1 7 (13.46%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (5.77%) vMotion
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 34 (65.38%) Cisco
2 17 (32.69%) CheckPoint
3 8 (15.38%) Juniper
4 5 (9.62%) Palo Alto
5 4 (7.69%) F5
5 4 (7.69%) VMware
6 3 (5.77%) Huawei
6 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.85%) EMC
7 2 (3.85%) NetApp
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle
8 1 (1.92%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.92%) Citrix
8 1 (1.92%) Cramer
8 1 (1.92%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.92%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.92%) HP
8 1 (1.92%) Nokia
8 1 (1.92%) SAP