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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 78 70 97
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +27
Contract jobs citing Network Design 49 47 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.02% 1.86% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 2.42% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 7
Median daily rate £375 £285 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £195 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +77.27%
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
1917 1941 1934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.05% 76.75% 74.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1055 995 948
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 59 40
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £39.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +6 27 £500 +47.05% 2
Bracknell -8 5 £315 -
Slough +2 4 £375 +63.93%
Maidenhead -3 1 £250 -11.50%
Network Design
South East

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 27 (39.71%) Cisco
2 26 (38.24%) Back Office
3 24 (35.29%) Firewall
4 21 (30.88%) Front Office
5 20 (29.41%) Telecoms
6 19 (27.94%) Change Management
6 19 (27.94%) Configuration Management
7 18 (26.47%) Fault Management
7 18 (26.47%) Capacity Management
7 18 (26.47%) Functional Testing
8 17 (25.00%) VPN
9 15 (22.06%) Validation
10 14 (20.59%) Project Management
11 13 (19.12%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (19.12%) CheckPoint
11 13 (19.12%) Diameter Protocol
12 12 (17.65%) Data Centre
12 12 (17.65%) MPLS
12 12 (17.65%) Juniper
12 12 (17.65%) WAN
12 12 (17.65%) Statistics
13 11 (16.18%) LAN
13 11 (16.18%) 3G
13 11 (16.18%) 4G
13 11 (16.18%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (14.71%) Nokia
14 10 (14.71%) DNS
14 10 (14.71%) Network Security
15 9 (13.24%) Huawei

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 (1.47%) Apache
1 1 (1.47%) Confluence
1 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (35.29%) Firewall
2 17 (25.00%) VPN
3 13 (19.12%) Diameter Protocol
4 12 (17.65%) MPLS
4 12 (17.65%) WAN
5 11 (16.18%) 3G
5 11 (16.18%) 4G
5 11 (16.18%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (16.18%) LAN
6 10 (14.71%) DNS
6 10 (14.71%) Network Security
7 8 (11.76%) INAP
7 8 (11.76%) IPsec
7 8 (11.76%) LDAP
7 8 (11.76%) SIGTRAN
8 7 (10.29%) BGP
8 7 (10.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (10.29%) LTE
8 7 (10.29%) MGW
9 6 (8.82%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 26 (38.24%) Back Office
2 21 (30.88%) Front Office
3 20 (29.41%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Designer
3 7 (10.29%) Security Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Back Office Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) IT Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) IT Security Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (5.88%) Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Design Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Mobile Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Network Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) OSS Solutions Designer
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) IP Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) SOAP
1 8 (11.76%) SPML
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) HTML
2 1 (1.47%) HTML5
2 1 (1.47%) WebRTC
2 1 (1.47%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Data Centre
1 12 (17.65%) Statistics
2 2 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.47%) Eurex
3 1 (1.47%) IVR
3 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.47%) CentOS
4 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Change Management
1 19 (27.94%) Configuration Management
2 18 (26.47%) Capacity Management
2 18 (26.47%) Fault Management
2 18 (26.47%) Functional Testing
3 15 (22.06%) Validation
4 14 (20.59%) Project Management
5 10 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (13.24%) Service Delivery
7 8 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (11.76%) High Availability
7 8 (11.76%) Integration Testing
7 8 (11.76%) People Management
8 7 (10.29%) Network Management
9 6 (8.82%) Network Architecture
10 5 (7.35%) Problem Management
10 5 (7.35%) Scrum
10 5 (7.35%) SDLC
11 4 (5.88%) Network Planning
11 4 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) Java
1 1 (1.47%) Perl
1 1 (1.47%) Python
1 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (11.76%) CCNP
2 8 (11.76%) HNC
2 8 (11.76%) HND
3 5 (7.35%) CCIE
3 5 (7.35%) CCNA
4 4 (5.88%) Degree
5 3 (4.41%) CCDP
5 3 (4.41%) CCSA
5 3 (4.41%) CCSE
5 3 (4.41%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (4.41%) JNCIS
5 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.94%) JNCIA
6 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) CCDA
7 1 (1.47%) CCIP
7 1 (1.47%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) OPNET
2 1 (1.47%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 27 (39.71%) Cisco
2 13 (19.12%) CheckPoint
3 12 (17.65%) Juniper
4 10 (14.71%) Nokia
5 9 (13.24%) Huawei
6 6 (8.82%) Riverbed
6 6 (8.82%) SolarWinds
7 5 (7.35%) Palo Alto
8 4 (5.88%) Tellabs
8 4 (5.88%) Virgin Media
9 3 (4.41%) Blue Coat
9 3 (4.41%) F5
9 3 (4.41%) Tufin
10 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.47%) Empirix
11 1 (1.47%) NetScout
11 1 (1.47%) Oracle
11 1 (1.47%) Pega
11 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.47%) TIBCO