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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 95 79 89
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing Network Design 30 47 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.20% 1.66% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 2.23% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 9
Average daily rate £440 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £208 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £453 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -78.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +14.70%
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
1975 2104 2026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.00% 74.35% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 1112 1041
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 61 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £167.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 16 £500 +25.00% 3
Slough +7 4 £388 +86.74%
Network Design
South East

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 24 (43.64%) Cisco
2 21 (38.18%) Back Office
3 18 (32.73%) Firewall
4 16 (29.09%) Front Office
4 16 (29.09%) Configuration Management
5 15 (27.27%) Fault Management
5 15 (27.27%) Capacity Management
5 15 (27.27%) Functional Testing
6 14 (25.45%) CheckPoint
7 13 (23.64%) Juniper
7 13 (23.64%) Data Centre
8 12 (21.82%) Telecoms
9 11 (20.00%) Project Management
9 11 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
10 10 (18.18%) VPN
10 10 (18.18%) LAN
10 10 (18.18%) MPLS
10 10 (18.18%) Validation
10 10 (18.18%) Change Management
10 10 (18.18%) Statistics
11 9 (16.36%) BGP
11 9 (16.36%) 3G
11 9 (16.36%) Nokia
11 9 (16.36%) CCNP
11 9 (16.36%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (16.36%) 4G
12 8 (14.55%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (14.55%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (14.55%) WAN

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (1.82%) Apache
1 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 5 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.64%) AutoCAD
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.73%) Firewall
2 11 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 10 (18.18%) LAN
3 10 (18.18%) MPLS
3 10 (18.18%) VPN
4 9 (16.36%) 3G
4 9 (16.36%) 4G
4 9 (16.36%) BGP
4 9 (16.36%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (14.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (14.55%) OSPF
5 8 (14.55%) WAN
6 6 (10.91%) INAP
6 6 (10.91%) LDAP
6 6 (10.91%) SIGTRAN
6 6 (10.91%) SSL
6 6 (10.91%) VoIP
7 5 (9.09%) DNS
7 5 (9.09%) LTE
7 5 (9.09%) MGW
General
1 21 (38.18%) Back Office
2 16 (29.09%) Front Office
3 12 (21.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Back Office Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Designer
4 5 (9.09%) Design Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) IP Design Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) IP Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Mobile Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (5.45%) OSS Solutions Designer
7 2 (3.64%) Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Check Point Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Network Designer
8 1 (1.82%) Architect
8 1 (1.82%) Network Consultant
8 1 (1.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) SOAP
1 6 (10.91%) SPML
2 1 (1.82%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) HTML5
2 1 (1.82%) Leaflet
2 1 (1.82%) WebRTC
2 1 (1.82%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Data Centre
2 10 (18.18%) Statistics
3 2 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.82%) Eurex
4 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) CentOS
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Configuration Management
2 15 (27.27%) Capacity Management
2 15 (27.27%) Fault Management
2 15 (27.27%) Functional Testing
3 11 (20.00%) Project Management
4 10 (18.18%) Change Management
4 10 (18.18%) Validation
5 8 (14.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (10.91%) High Availability
6 6 (10.91%) Integration Testing
6 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.09%) ITIL
7 5 (9.09%) Network Management
7 5 (9.09%) People Management
7 5 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
8 4 (7.27%) Network Architecture
8 4 (7.27%) SDLC
9 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) Perl
1 1 (1.82%) Python
1 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.36%) CCNP
3 7 (12.73%) CCIE
4 6 (10.91%) HNC
4 6 (10.91%) HND
5 5 (9.09%) Degree
5 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.27%) CCDP
7 3 (5.45%) CCSA
7 3 (5.45%) CCSE
7 3 (5.45%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (3.64%) BICSI Certification
8 2 (3.64%) BICSI RCDD
8 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.64%) JNCIS
8 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.82%) CCIP
9 1 (1.82%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) OPNET
2 1 (1.82%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Cisco
2 14 (25.45%) CheckPoint
3 13 (23.64%) Juniper
4 9 (16.36%) Nokia
5 8 (14.55%) Huawei
6 4 (7.27%) Palo Alto
6 4 (7.27%) Riverbed
6 4 (7.27%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.45%) Blue Coat
7 3 (5.45%) F5
7 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.45%) Tellabs
7 3 (5.45%) Virgin Media
8 2 (3.64%) Remedy
9 1 (1.82%) Cramer
9 1 (1.82%) Empirix
9 1 (1.82%) NetScout
9 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.82%) Tektronix
9 1 (1.82%) Tufin
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