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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 75 86 101
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +15
Contract jobs citing Network Design 49 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.93% 1.22% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 1.74% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 3
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£288 £331 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% -22.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £300 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £416 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £22.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+77.27% -16.98%
Network Design
South East

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
1815 1782 1670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 71.54% 70.41% 68.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 867 682
Average daily rate £400 £380 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 37 41
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £17.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £11.25 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 11 £340 +0.74% 1
Slough - 8 £229 - 3
Bracknell +2 6 - -
Maidenhead +8 4 £283 -
Newbury -1 3 - - 1
Windsor -5 2 - -
Network Design
South East

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Network Design also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Design.

1 54 (58.06%) Cisco
2 49 (52.69%) Telecoms
3 29 (31.18%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (29.03%) Firewall
5 25 (26.88%) BGP
5 25 (26.88%) CheckPoint
6 23 (24.73%) OSPF
7 21 (22.58%) MPLS
8 20 (21.51%) 3G
8 20 (21.51%) Juniper
8 20 (21.51%) 4G
9 16 (17.20%) CCNP
9 16 (17.20%) VPN
10 15 (16.13%) CCIE
10 15 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (16.13%) LTE
11 12 (12.90%) Network Planning
11 12 (12.90%) LAN
12 10 (10.75%) VoIP
12 10 (10.75%) 2G
12 10 (10.75%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (9.68%) Degree
13 9 (9.68%) ITIL
13 9 (9.68%) CCNA
14 8 (8.60%) GSM
14 8 (8.60%) Actix
14 8 (8.60%) Load Balancing
14 8 (8.60%) Network Management
14 8 (8.60%) Root Cause Analysis
15 7 (7.53%) Radio Access Network

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Network Design also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.38%) Lync
2 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.08%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (29.03%) Firewall
2 25 (26.88%) BGP
3 23 (24.73%) OSPF
4 21 (22.58%) MPLS
5 20 (21.51%) 3G
5 20 (21.51%) 4G
6 16 (17.20%) VPN
7 15 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (16.13%) LTE
8 12 (12.90%) LAN
9 10 (10.75%) VoIP
9 10 (10.75%) 2G
9 10 (10.75%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (8.60%) GSM
11 7 (7.53%) Radio Access Network
11 7 (7.53%) WAN
12 6 (6.45%) DNS
12 6 (6.45%) SSL
12 6 (6.45%) Diameter Protocol
13 5 (5.38%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Maven
General
1 49 (52.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.23%) Front Office
2 3 (3.23%) Back Office
3 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.08%) Games
4 1 (1.08%) Finance
4 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.08%) Billing
4 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (39.78%) Design Engineer
2 25 (26.88%) Network Engineer
3 14 (15.05%) IP Engineer
4 13 (13.98%) Network Design Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Analyst
5 10 (10.75%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) Radio Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Senior Network Design Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Senior Design Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Network Specialist
9 4 (4.30%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.30%) Network Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) Back Office Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) RAN Performance Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Implementation Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) RAN Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Performance Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.30%) IVR
2 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.23%) Statistics
3 2 (2.15%) Handset
3 2 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.08%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (1.08%) BeagleBone
4 1 (1.08%) Open Source
4 1 (1.08%) Economics
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.08%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.90%) Network Planning
2 9 (9.68%) ITIL
3 8 (8.60%) Load Balancing
3 8 (8.60%) Network Management
3 8 (8.60%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (7.53%) Change Management
5 6 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (6.45%) Network Architecture
6 5 (5.38%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (5.38%) Capacity Management
6 5 (5.38%) CRM
6 5 (5.38%) Validation
6 5 (5.38%) Migration
6 5 (5.38%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.30%) Project Management
8 3 (3.23%) Test Strategy
8 3 (3.23%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (3.23%) Performance Engineering
8 3 (3.23%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.08%) C++
1 1 (1.08%) Java
1 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (31.18%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (17.20%) CCNP
3 15 (16.13%) CCIE
4 9 (9.68%) Degree
4 9 (9.68%) CCNA
5 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.53%) Check Point Certification
6 6 (6.45%) CCSA
6 6 (6.45%) CCDP
6 6 (6.45%) CCSE
7 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.15%) ISEB
8 2 (2.15%) CCDA
8 2 (2.15%) CCIP
8 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.15%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.08%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.08%) MCSA
9 1 (1.08%) CCSP
9 1 (1.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (7.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (4.30%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.30%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 54 (58.06%) Cisco
2 25 (26.88%) CheckPoint
3 20 (21.51%) Juniper
4 8 (8.60%) Actix
5 7 (7.53%) Huawei
6 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.38%) F5
7 5 (5.38%) Verint
8 4 (4.30%) Mitel
8 4 (4.30%) Citrix
8 4 (4.30%) Avaya
8 4 (4.30%) Tufin
8 4 (4.30%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.30%) Infoblox
9 3 (3.23%) Meraki
9 3 (3.23%) Greenplum
9 3 (3.23%) Business Objects
9 3 (3.23%) Mapinfo
9 3 (3.23%) Nokia
9 3 (3.23%) Remedy