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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 79 98 90
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs citing Network Design 46 31 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.96% 1.21% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 1.56% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 9
Median daily rate £375 £283 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.74% -37.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £212 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £347 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.46 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +19.60%
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
1873 1987 1939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.74% 77.47% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1003 1071 919
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 70 20
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £14.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £39.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 19 £475 +39.70% 2
Bracknell -4 9 £325 -
Newbury 0 4 - -
Slough +5 3 £375 +50.00%
Maidenhead +3 2 £413 +17.85%
Network Design
South East

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 32 (40.51%) Cisco
2 28 (35.44%) Firewall
3 25 (31.65%) Back Office
4 22 (27.85%) Telecoms
5 20 (25.32%) Change Management
5 20 (25.32%) Front Office
5 20 (25.32%) VPN
6 19 (24.05%) Configuration Management
7 18 (22.78%) Network Security
7 18 (22.78%) Capacity Management
8 17 (21.52%) Functional Testing
8 17 (21.52%) Fault Management
9 16 (20.25%) LAN
10 15 (18.99%) Validation
11 13 (16.46%) Juniper
11 13 (16.46%) CheckPoint
11 13 (16.46%) Project Management
11 13 (16.46%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (15.19%) People Management
12 12 (15.19%) MPLS
13 11 (13.92%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (13.92%) WAN
14 10 (12.66%) MS Visio
14 10 (12.66%) 3G
14 10 (12.66%) Statistics
14 10 (12.66%) 4G
15 9 (11.39%) Data Centre
15 9 (11.39%) Root Cause Analysis
15 9 (11.39%) IPsec
15 9 (11.39%) Service Delivery

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.27%) Confluence
1 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Visio
2 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (35.44%) Firewall
2 20 (25.32%) VPN
3 18 (22.78%) Network Security
4 16 (20.25%) LAN
5 13 (16.46%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (15.19%) MPLS
7 11 (13.92%) WAN
8 10 (12.66%) 3G
8 10 (12.66%) 4G
9 9 (11.39%) IPsec
9 9 (11.39%) LDAP
10 8 (10.13%) Diameter Protocol
10 8 (10.13%) INAP
10 8 (10.13%) SIGTRAN
11 7 (8.86%) LTE
11 7 (8.86%) MGW
12 6 (7.59%) BGP
12 6 (7.59%) DNS
12 6 (7.59%) VLAN
13 5 (6.33%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 25 (31.65%) Back Office
2 22 (27.85%) Telecoms
3 20 (25.32%) Front Office
4 6 (7.59%) Finance
5 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (25.32%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.46%) Support Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Security Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Network Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Designer
6 6 (7.59%) IT Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Architect
7 5 (6.33%) Design Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) IT Security Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Network Design Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Packet Switch Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Solutions Designer
7 5 (6.33%) Switch Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) OSS Solutions Designer
9 3 (3.80%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Mobile Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) SOAP
1 8 (10.13%) SPML
2 1 (1.27%) .NET
2 1 (1.27%) HTML
2 1 (1.27%) HTML5
2 1 (1.27%) Middleware
2 1 (1.27%) WebRTC
2 1 (1.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Statistics
2 9 (11.39%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.27%) CMDB
4 1 (1.27%) Eurex
4 1 (1.27%) IVR
4 1 (1.27%) PKI
4 1 (1.27%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Linux
2 4 (5.06%) Windows
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) Change Management
2 19 (24.05%) Configuration Management
3 18 (22.78%) Capacity Management
4 17 (21.52%) Fault Management
4 17 (21.52%) Functional Testing
5 15 (18.99%) Validation
6 13 (16.46%) Project Management
7 12 (15.19%) People Management
8 9 (11.39%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (11.39%) Service Delivery
9 8 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (10.13%) High Availability
9 8 (10.13%) Integration Testing
10 7 (8.86%) Network Management
11 6 (7.59%) Network Architecture
11 6 (7.59%) Network Planning
12 5 (6.33%) Scrum
12 5 (6.33%) SDLC
13 4 (5.06%) Open Source
13 4 (5.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.27%) Java
1 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (10.13%) CCSA
2 8 (10.13%) CCSE
2 8 (10.13%) Degree
2 8 (10.13%) HNC
2 8 (10.13%) HND
3 7 (8.86%) Check Point Certification
4 6 (7.59%) CCNP
5 5 (6.33%) CCNA
6 4 (5.06%) CCIE
7 3 (3.80%) JNCIA
7 3 (3.80%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.53%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.27%) CCDA
9 1 (1.27%) CCDP
9 1 (1.27%) CCIP
9 1 (1.27%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) OPNET
2 1 (1.27%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 32 (40.51%) Cisco
2 13 (16.46%) CheckPoint
2 13 (16.46%) Juniper
3 8 (10.13%) Nokia
4 7 (8.86%) Palo Alto
5 6 (7.59%) Huawei
5 6 (7.59%) Riverbed
5 6 (7.59%) SolarWinds
5 6 (7.59%) Tellabs
5 6 (7.59%) Virgin Media
6 5 (6.33%) Tufin
7 4 (5.06%) F5
8 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.27%) Empirix
9 1 (1.27%) HP
9 1 (1.27%) IBM
9 1 (1.27%) NetScout
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle
9 1 (1.27%) Pega
9 1 (1.27%) TIBCO