The table below looks at the statistics for Frame Relay skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Frame Relay over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Frame Relay
Rank 189 204 209
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Contract jobs citing Frame Relay 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.017% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £413
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
698 683 835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.92% 11.47% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 499 553
Average daily rate £413 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 42
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

Frame Relay
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Frame Relay across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Frame Relay Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Frame Relay
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Frame Relay across the City of London region.

Frame Relay Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Frame Relay
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Frame Relay across the City of London region.

Frame Relay Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Frame Relay
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Frame Relay 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 Frame Relay.

1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Lisp
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) DWDM
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) RSVP
1 2 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) VPLS
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
1 2 (100.00%) IOS XR
2 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) FCoE
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement

Frame Relay
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Frame Relay 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 Frame Relay. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DWDM
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) RSVP
1 2 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) VPLS
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
1 2 (100.00%) IOS XR
2 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) FCoE
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade