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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 80 106 82
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -24
Contract jobs citing Network Design 36 15 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.58% 0.59% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 0.77% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 10
Median daily rate £450 £339 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.84% -19.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £286 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £391 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.60 £42.46 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+14.44% -0.09%
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
1830 1946 1893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.19% 76.10% 76.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 951 1119 928
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 69 23
Median hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +97.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 August 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 August 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 +28 18 £475 +40.74% 2
Bracknell +5 7 £350 -
Newbury - 4 - -
Slough +8 2 - -
Maidenhead -2 1 £575 +64.28%
Network Design
South East

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 33 (38.82%) Firewall
2 32 (37.65%) Cisco
3 28 (32.94%) Back Office
4 23 (27.06%) Telecoms
5 22 (25.88%) LAN
5 22 (25.88%) Configuration Management
6 21 (24.71%) VPN
6 21 (24.71%) Front Office
6 21 (24.71%) Network Security
6 21 (24.71%) Capacity Management
7 20 (23.53%) Functional Testing
7 20 (23.53%) Fault Management
7 20 (23.53%) Change Management
8 16 (18.82%) Validation
8 16 (18.82%) CheckPoint
9 15 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (16.47%) Juniper
10 14 (16.47%) WAN
11 13 (15.29%) MPLS
11 13 (15.29%) Project Management
11 13 (15.29%) People Management
12 12 (14.12%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (12.94%) Statistics
14 10 (11.76%) MS Visio
15 9 (10.59%) LDAP
15 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
15 9 (10.59%) 3G
15 9 (10.59%) CCSE
15 9 (10.59%) IPsec
15 9 (10.59%) CCSA

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 (1.18%) Confluence
1 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (38.82%) Firewall
2 22 (25.88%) LAN
3 21 (24.71%) Network Security
3 21 (24.71%) VPN
4 15 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (16.47%) WAN
6 13 (15.29%) MPLS
7 9 (10.59%) 3G
7 9 (10.59%) 4G
7 9 (10.59%) IPsec
7 9 (10.59%) LDAP
8 8 (9.41%) Diameter Protocol
8 8 (9.41%) INAP
8 8 (9.41%) SIGTRAN
9 7 (8.24%) DNS
9 7 (8.24%) LTE
9 7 (8.24%) MGW
9 7 (8.24%) VLAN
10 6 (7.06%) BGP
10 6 (7.06%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 28 (32.94%) Back Office
2 23 (27.06%) Telecoms
3 21 (24.71%) Front Office
4 6 (7.06%) Finance
5 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.35%) Marketing
6 1 (1.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (24.71%) Network Engineer
2 16 (18.82%) Support Engineer
3 11 (12.94%) Security Engineer
4 9 (10.59%) Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) Architect
5 8 (9.41%) Network Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Designer
6 6 (7.06%) IT Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Design Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Packet Switch Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
7 5 (5.88%) Switch Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Firewall Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.71%) OSS Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) SOAP
1 8 (9.41%) SPML
2 2 (2.35%) Middleware
3 1 (1.18%) .NET
3 1 (1.18%) HTML
3 1 (1.18%) HTML5
3 1 (1.18%) WebRTC
3 1 (1.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Statistics
2 7 (8.24%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.18%) CMDB
3 1 (1.18%) Eurex
3 1 (1.18%) IVR
3 1 (1.18%) PKI
3 1 (1.18%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.88%) Linux
2 4 (4.71%) Windows
3 3 (3.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) Configuration Management
2 21 (24.71%) Capacity Management
3 20 (23.53%) Change Management
3 20 (23.53%) Fault Management
3 20 (23.53%) Functional Testing
4 16 (18.82%) Validation
5 13 (15.29%) People Management
5 13 (15.29%) Project Management
6 9 (10.59%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (10.59%) Service Delivery
7 8 (9.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (9.41%) High Availability
7 8 (9.41%) Integration Testing
8 6 (7.06%) Network Architecture
8 6 (7.06%) Network Management
8 6 (7.06%) Network Planning
9 5 (5.88%) Scrum
9 5 (5.88%) SDLC
10 4 (4.71%) Open Source
10 4 (4.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.35%) SQL
2 1 (1.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (10.59%) CCSA
2 9 (10.59%) CCSE
2 9 (10.59%) Degree
3 8 (9.41%) Check Point Certification
3 8 (9.41%) HNC
3 8 (9.41%) HND
4 6 (7.06%) CCNP
5 5 (5.88%) CCIE
5 5 (5.88%) CCNA
6 3 (3.53%) JNCIA
6 3 (3.53%) JNCIS
7 2 (2.35%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.18%) CCDA
8 1 (1.18%) CCDP
8 1 (1.18%) CCIP
8 1 (1.18%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.35%) VMware ESX
1 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) OPNET
2 1 (1.18%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 32 (37.65%) Cisco
2 16 (18.82%) CheckPoint
3 14 (16.47%) Juniper
4 9 (10.59%) Palo Alto
5 8 (9.41%) Nokia
6 6 (7.06%) Huawei
6 6 (7.06%) Riverbed
6 6 (7.06%) SolarWinds
6 6 (7.06%) Tellabs
6 6 (7.06%) Virgin Media
7 5 (5.88%) F5
7 5 (5.88%) Tufin
8 2 (2.35%) HP
8 2 (2.35%) IBM
8 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.35%) Splunk
8 2 (2.35%) VMware
9 1 (1.18%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle
9 1 (1.18%) Pega