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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 80 101 80
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -21
Contract jobs citing Network Design 40 22 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.59% 0.91% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.33% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 5
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£453 £331 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.60% -10.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £270 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £438 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1844 1657 2077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.32% 68.30% 65.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 720 811
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 45
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.50 £14.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 24 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 24 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 +12 12 £325 +15.55% 3
Slough - 2 - -
Newbury - 2 - - 3
Maidenhead - - - -
Network Design
South East

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 46 (58.23%) Telecoms
3 41 (51.90%) OSPF
4 32 (40.51%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (37.97%) Firewall
6 29 (36.71%) BGP
6 29 (36.71%) MPLS
7 25 (31.65%) CheckPoint
8 24 (30.38%) CCIE
9 22 (27.85%) VPN
10 18 (22.78%) 3G
10 18 (22.78%) LTE
11 17 (21.52%) 2G
12 16 (20.25%) CCNP
13 15 (18.99%) Juniper
13 15 (18.99%) DNS
13 15 (18.99%) Ethernet
14 14 (17.72%) Radio Access Network
15 13 (16.46%) WAN
15 13 (16.46%) IPsec
16 12 (15.19%) RSVP
16 12 (15.19%) VRRP
16 12 (15.19%) CISSP
16 12 (15.19%) HSRP
16 12 (15.19%) Network Security
17 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
17 11 (13.92%) LAN
17 11 (13.92%) ATM
18 10 (12.66%) Cisco ASA
18 10 (12.66%) Capacity Planning

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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%) SAS
2 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Office
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 41 (51.90%) OSPF
2 30 (37.97%) Firewall
3 29 (36.71%) BGP
3 29 (36.71%) MPLS
4 22 (27.85%) VPN
5 18 (22.78%) 3G
5 18 (22.78%) LTE
6 17 (21.52%) 2G
7 15 (18.99%) DNS
7 15 (18.99%) Ethernet
8 14 (17.72%) Radio Access Network
9 13 (16.46%) WAN
9 13 (16.46%) IPsec
10 12 (15.19%) RSVP
10 12 (15.19%) VRRP
10 12 (15.19%) HSRP
10 12 (15.19%) Network Security
11 11 (13.92%) LAN
11 11 (13.92%) ATM
12 10 (12.66%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) MS Access
2 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.27%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) ERwin
General
1 46 (58.23%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.80%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Marketing
3 2 (2.53%) Billing
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (53.16%) Design Engineer
2 30 (37.97%) Network Engineer
3 23 (29.11%) IP Engineer
4 22 (27.85%) Network Design Engineer
5 11 (13.92%) Architect
6 9 (11.39%) Test Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) RAN Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Designer
9 4 (5.06%) IP Network Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Network Architect
9 4 (5.06%) Security Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Network Designer
10 3 (3.80%) Network Consultant
10 3 (3.80%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.80%) Consultant
10 3 (3.80%) Integration Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Design Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Network Design Engineer
11 2 (2.53%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.53%) PKI
1 2 (2.53%) Smartcard
2 1 (1.27%) Handset
2 1 (1.27%) Replication
2 1 (1.27%) Open Source
2 1 (1.27%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.53%) Windows
1 2 (2.53%) Linux
2 1 (1.27%) UNIX
2 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.66%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (11.39%) Network Architecture
2 9 (11.39%) Capacity Management
3 8 (10.13%) Load Balancing
3 8 (10.13%) Network Management
4 6 (7.59%) ITIL
5 5 (6.33%) Validation
6 4 (5.06%) Information Security
7 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.80%) eTOM
8 2 (2.53%) Analytics
8 2 (2.53%) Migration
8 2 (2.53%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.53%) Information Management
8 2 (2.53%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.27%) Multidimensional Analysis
9 1 (1.27%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.27%) ETL
9 1 (1.27%) UML
9 1 (1.27%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) SQL
2 7 (8.86%) VB
3 3 (3.80%) Python
4 1 (1.27%) R
4 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (40.51%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (30.38%) CCIE
3 16 (20.25%) CCNP
4 12 (15.19%) CISSP
5 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
6 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
7 8 (10.13%) Degree
8 5 (6.33%) CCSA
9 4 (5.06%) CCSE
9 4 (5.06%) CISA
10 3 (3.80%) CCNA
11 2 (2.53%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (2.53%) CCSP
12 1 (1.27%) CCDP
12 1 (1.27%) JNCIP
12 1 (1.27%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) OPNET
2 3 (3.80%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 47 (59.49%) Cisco
2 25 (31.65%) CheckPoint
3 15 (18.99%) Juniper
4 9 (11.39%) Huawei
5 8 (10.13%) Business Objects
5 8 (10.13%) F5
6 7 (8.86%) Nortel
6 7 (8.86%) Blue Coat
6 7 (8.86%) BT
7 2 (2.53%) Nokia
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle
7 2 (2.53%) HP
7 2 (2.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (2.53%) Ericsson
7 2 (2.53%) SGI
7 2 (2.53%) IBM
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.27%) Informatica
8 1 (1.27%) CA
8 1 (1.27%) Cognos
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