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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 110 74 98
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +24
Contract jobs citing Network Design 15 47 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.58% 1.94% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 2.59% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 13
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£339 £420 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.34% +15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £240 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £469 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £59.00 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +72.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £42.50 £44.60
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -4.70%
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
1901 1816 1796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.92% 74.82% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1102 895 829
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 23 36
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.04 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.65% -33.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -12 6 £338 -8.47% 3
Bracknell - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £350 -
Slough - 1 £365 - 1
Network Design
South East

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (55.74%) Cisco
2 26 (42.62%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (37.70%) Firewall
3 23 (37.70%) Telecoms
4 20 (32.79%) CheckPoint
4 20 (32.79%) BGP
5 19 (31.15%) OSPF
6 18 (29.51%) Juniper
6 18 (29.51%) CCNP
7 16 (26.23%) MPLS
8 15 (24.59%) 3G
8 15 (24.59%) LAN
9 14 (22.95%) 4G
10 13 (21.31%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (16.39%) Load Balancing
11 10 (16.39%) CCIE
11 10 (16.39%) LTE
12 9 (14.75%) VPN
13 8 (13.11%) DNS
13 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
13 8 (13.11%) VoIP
13 8 (13.11%) Network Monitoring
14 7 (11.48%) Network Security
14 7 (11.48%) Degree
14 7 (11.48%) WAN
14 7 (11.48%) Check Point Certification
14 7 (11.48%) Huawei
15 6 (9.84%) CCSE
15 6 (9.84%) CCSA
15 6 (9.84%) CCNA

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (1.64%) IIS
1 1 (1.64%) JBoss
1 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.64%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.70%) Firewall
2 20 (32.79%) BGP
3 19 (31.15%) OSPF
4 16 (26.23%) MPLS
5 15 (24.59%) 3G
5 15 (24.59%) LAN
6 14 (22.95%) 4G
7 13 (21.31%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (16.39%) LTE
9 9 (14.75%) VPN
10 8 (13.11%) DNS
10 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
10 8 (13.11%) VoIP
11 7 (11.48%) WAN
11 7 (11.48%) Network Security
12 6 (9.84%) Diameter Protocol
12 6 (9.84%) Radio Access Network
12 6 (9.84%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (9.84%) SSL
13 5 (8.20%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Maven
General
1 23 (37.70%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.56%) Front Office
2 4 (6.56%) Back Office
3 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Network Engineer
2 13 (21.31%) Design Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) IP Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Architect
5 4 (6.56%) Network Specialist
5 4 (6.56%) Back Office Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Network Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Network Architect
6 3 (4.92%) RAN Performance Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) RAN Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Network Design Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Systems Architect
8 1 (1.64%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Statistics
1 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (1.64%) BeagleBone
3 1 (1.64%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) CMDB
3 1 (1.64%) Handset
3 1 (1.64%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) Load Balancing
2 8 (13.11%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (9.84%) Network Management
3 6 (9.84%) Capacity Management
3 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
4 5 (8.20%) ITIL
4 5 (8.20%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (8.20%) Problem Management
4 5 (8.20%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (6.56%) Fault Management
5 4 (6.56%) Validation
5 4 (6.56%) Network Planning
6 3 (4.92%) Change Management
6 3 (4.92%) Product Management
6 3 (4.92%) Performance Engineering
6 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.92%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (4.92%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.28%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.28%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) C
1 1 (1.64%) C++
1 1 (1.64%) Java
1 1 (1.64%) Perl
1 1 (1.64%) SQL
1 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (29.51%) CCNP
3 10 (16.39%) CCIE
4 7 (11.48%) Check Point Certification
4 7 (11.48%) Degree
5 6 (9.84%) CCSA
5 6 (9.84%) CCSE
5 6 (9.84%) CCNA
6 5 (8.20%) CCDP
6 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.92%) CCDA
8 2 (3.28%) JNCIP
8 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.64%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.64%) MCSA
9 1 (1.64%) ISEB
9 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.64%) SCOM
2 1 (1.64%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 34 (55.74%) Cisco
2 20 (32.79%) CheckPoint
3 18 (29.51%) Juniper
4 7 (11.48%) Huawei
5 6 (9.84%) F5
6 3 (4.92%) Greenplum
6 3 (4.92%) Mapinfo
7 2 (3.28%) Remedy
7 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.28%) Nortel
7 2 (3.28%) VMware
7 2 (3.28%) Nokia
8 1 (1.64%) Brocade
8 1 (1.64%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.64%) ComArch
8 1 (1.64%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.64%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.64%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.64%) Actix
Reading, Berkshire
Robert Half
Rate: £450 per day
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