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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design
South East / Berkshire
Rank 81 81 92
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing Network Design 25 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.28% 1.20% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.53% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 15
Median daily rate £350 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £317 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £409 £365
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £42.46 -
% change year-on-year
+29.53% -

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
1575 1896 1893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.48% 78.48% 74.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 993 1003
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 75 23
Median hourly rate £23.34 £17.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.37% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £34.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +7 10 £438 +9.37% 1
Bracknell +2 5 £350 +11.46%
Maidenhead - 3 £518 -
Slough +10 1 £325 -38.09%
Newbury - 1 £305 -
Network Design
South East

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 31 (58.49%) Cisco
2 24 (45.28%) Firewall
3 21 (39.62%) Telecoms
4 19 (35.85%) CheckPoint
4 19 (35.85%) LAN
5 15 (28.30%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (22.64%) VoIP
8 11 (20.75%) VPN
8 11 (20.75%) CCIE
8 11 (20.75%) CCSE
9 9 (16.98%) Degree
9 9 (16.98%) Network Security
9 9 (16.98%) Unified Communications
9 9 (16.98%) CCNP
9 9 (16.98%) CCNA
9 9 (16.98%) Juniper
9 9 (16.98%) MPLS
9 9 (16.98%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (15.09%) Check Point Certification
10 8 (15.09%) SSL
10 8 (15.09%) Migration
11 6 (11.32%) VMware
11 6 (11.32%) WAN
11 6 (11.32%) SAN
11 6 (11.32%) Palo Alto
12 5 (9.43%) Functional Testing
12 5 (9.43%) Back Office
12 5 (9.43%) VLAN
12 5 (9.43%) Capacity Management

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:

Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (45.28%) Firewall
2 19 (35.85%) LAN
3 15 (28.30%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (22.64%) VoIP
5 11 (20.75%) VPN
6 9 (16.98%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (16.98%) MPLS
6 9 (16.98%) Network Security
6 9 (16.98%) Unified Communications
7 8 (15.09%) SSL
8 6 (11.32%) SAN
8 6 (11.32%) WAN
9 5 (9.43%) VLAN
10 3 (5.66%) 3G
10 3 (5.66%) Broadband
10 3 (5.66%) DOCSIS
10 3 (5.66%) DSLAM
10 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
10 3 (5.66%) PSTN
10 3 (5.66%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) GIS
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 21 (39.62%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.43%) Back Office
3 4 (7.55%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Front Office
4 1 (1.89%) German Language
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Architect
2 9 (16.98%) Network Design Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Design Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Network Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Network Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Middleware
2 1 (1.89%) WebRTC
2 1 (1.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Clustering
1 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Statistics
2 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
1 2 (3.77%) Solaris
1 2 (3.77%) Unix
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
1 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) Migration
2 5 (9.43%) Capacity Management
2 5 (9.43%) Fault Management
2 5 (9.43%) Functional Testing
3 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.66%) Presales
4 3 (5.66%) Product Management
4 3 (5.66%) Service Management
4 3 (5.66%) TOGAF
5 2 (3.77%) ITIL
5 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.77%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.89%) CAD
6 1 (1.89%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (1.89%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.89%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.89%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.89%) SIEM
6 1 (1.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (20.75%) CCIE
2 11 (20.75%) CCSE
3 9 (16.98%) CCNA
3 9 (16.98%) CCNP
3 9 (16.98%) Degree
4 8 (15.09%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (5.66%) CCSA
6 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) vSphere
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.89%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (7.55%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (7.55%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (5.66%) vMotion
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) Cisco
2 19 (35.85%) CheckPoint
3 9 (16.98%) Juniper
4 6 (11.32%) Palo Alto
4 6 (11.32%) VMware
5 5 (9.43%) F5
6 3 (5.66%) HP
6 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.77%) EMC
7 2 (3.77%) IBM
7 2 (3.77%) NetApp
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle
7 2 (3.77%) Splunk
8 1 (1.89%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.89%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.89%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.89%) Huawei
8 1 (1.89%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.89%) Nokia
8 1 (1.89%) SAP