The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 79 100 78
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Contract jobs citing Network Design 43 22 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.72% 0.91% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.33% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 6
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£450 £331 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% -10.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £272 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £494 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-14.45% +27.69%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1839 1658 2074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.41% 68.88% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 740 799
Average daily rate £375 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 43
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -16.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Network Design
South East

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 +9 11 £325 +18.18% 2
Newbury - 4 - - 3
Slough +4 2 - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Network Design
South East

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 47 (59.49%) Cisco
2 45 (56.96%) Telecoms
3 37 (46.84%) OSPF
4 31 (39.24%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (36.71%) Firewall
6 26 (32.91%) BGP
6 26 (32.91%) CheckPoint
7 25 (31.65%) MPLS
8 22 (27.85%) CCIE
9 18 (22.78%) VPN
10 16 (20.25%) DNS
10 16 (20.25%) CCNP
11 15 (18.99%) Juniper
11 15 (18.99%) 3G
11 15 (18.99%) LTE
12 14 (17.72%) 2G
13 13 (16.46%) WAN
14 12 (15.19%) Ethernet
14 12 (15.19%) IPsec
15 11 (13.92%) CISSP
15 11 (13.92%) LAN
15 11 (13.92%) Radio Access Network
15 11 (13.92%) Network Security
15 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
16 10 (12.66%) Network Architecture
16 10 (12.66%) Capacity Planning
17 9 (11.39%) HSRP
17 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
17 9 (11.39%) ATM
17 9 (11.39%) RSVP

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 3 (3.80%) Apache
2 1 (1.27%) IIS
2 1 (1.27%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Office
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 37 (46.84%) OSPF
2 29 (36.71%) Firewall
3 26 (32.91%) BGP
4 25 (31.65%) MPLS
5 18 (22.78%) VPN
6 16 (20.25%) DNS
7 15 (18.99%) 3G
7 15 (18.99%) LTE
8 14 (17.72%) 2G
9 13 (16.46%) WAN
10 12 (15.19%) Ethernet
10 12 (15.19%) IPsec
11 11 (13.92%) LAN
11 11 (13.92%) Radio Access Network
11 11 (13.92%) Network Security
12 9 (11.39%) HSRP
12 9 (11.39%) ATM
12 9 (11.39%) RSVP
12 9 (11.39%) VRRP
13 8 (10.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) MS Access
2 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.27%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.27%) QlikView
3 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) ERwin
General
1 45 (56.96%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.80%) Marketing
2 3 (3.80%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Billing
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (49.37%) Design Engineer
2 28 (35.44%) Network Engineer
3 23 (29.11%) IP Engineer
4 19 (24.05%) Network Design Engineer
5 11 (13.92%) Architect
6 7 (8.86%) Test Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) RAN Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Designer
9 4 (5.06%) Security Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Network Architect
9 4 (5.06%) IP Network Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Design Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Network Design Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Integration Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.80%) Network Consultant
10 3 (3.80%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.80%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.53%) Smartcard
1 2 (2.53%) PKI
2 1 (1.27%) Open Source
2 1 (1.27%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.27%) Handset
2 1 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.53%) Windows
1 2 (2.53%) Linux
2 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.66%) Network Architecture
1 10 (12.66%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (10.13%) Load Balancing
2 8 (10.13%) Capacity Management
2 8 (10.13%) Network Management
3 6 (7.59%) ITIL
4 5 (6.33%) Validation
5 4 (5.06%) Project Management
5 4 (5.06%) Information Security
6 3 (3.80%) eTOM
6 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.53%) Migration
7 2 (2.53%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.53%) Information Management
7 2 (2.53%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.53%) Analytics
8 1 (1.27%) DoDAF
8 1 (1.27%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.27%) Use Case
8 1 (1.27%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.86%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) VB
3 3 (3.80%) Python
4 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.27%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (39.24%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (27.85%) CCIE
3 16 (20.25%) CCNP
4 11 (13.92%) CISSP
4 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
5 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
6 8 (10.13%) Degree
7 4 (5.06%) CISA
7 4 (5.06%) CCSA
7 4 (5.06%) CCSE
8 2 (2.53%) CCNA
8 2 (2.53%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.27%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.27%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.27%) COBIT
2 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) OPNET
2 3 (3.80%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 47 (59.49%) Cisco
2 26 (32.91%) CheckPoint
3 15 (18.99%) Juniper
4 7 (8.86%) F5
4 7 (8.86%) Huawei
5 6 (7.59%) Blue Coat
5 6 (7.59%) Business Objects
6 5 (6.33%) Nortel
6 5 (6.33%) BT
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle
7 2 (2.53%) IBM
7 2 (2.53%) HP
7 2 (2.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (2.53%) SGI
7 2 (2.53%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (1.27%) Tableau
8 1 (1.27%) Informatica
8 1 (1.27%) Nokia
8 1 (1.27%) Veritas
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