The first table below looks at the demand for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Maidenhead 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 11 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Design 14 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 11.38% - 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.09% - 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £369
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-15.25% -12.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 43 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 70.73% 58.90% 74.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 8
Average daily rate £333 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £180 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Average hourly rate £24.50 £27.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £23.00 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £35.00 £23.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Network Design
Berkshire

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Design across the Maidenhead region.

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 18 (94.74%) Ethernet
1 18 (94.74%) 3G
1 18 (94.74%) MPLS
1 18 (94.74%) LTE
1 18 (94.74%) Telecoms
1 18 (94.74%) 2G
1 18 (94.74%) Radio Access Network
2 17 (89.47%) VPN
3 16 (84.21%) OSPF
3 16 (84.21%) BGP
3 16 (84.21%) RSVP
3 16 (84.21%) VRRP
3 16 (84.21%) HSRP
4 13 (68.42%) Capacity Management
5 11 (57.89%) Huawei
6 10 (52.63%) MS Office
6 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
7 9 (47.37%) MS Access
7 9 (47.37%) VB
8 7 (36.84%) Business Objects
8 7 (36.84%) ATM
8 7 (36.84%) SDH
8 7 (36.84%) DWDM
8 7 (36.84%) SQL
8 7 (36.84%) Nortel
8 7 (36.84%) BT
8 7 (36.84%) OPNET
8 7 (36.84%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (5.26%) F5
9 1 (5.26%) Riverbed

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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.

Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Office
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) Ethernet
1 18 (94.74%) 3G
1 18 (94.74%) MPLS
1 18 (94.74%) LTE
1 18 (94.74%) 2G
1 18 (94.74%) Radio Access Network
2 17 (89.47%) VPN
3 16 (84.21%) OSPF
3 16 (84.21%) BGP
3 16 (84.21%) RSVP
3 16 (84.21%) VRRP
3 16 (84.21%) HSRP
4 7 (36.84%) ATM
4 7 (36.84%) SDH
4 7 (36.84%) DWDM
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MS Access
General
1 18 (94.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Design Engineer
2 14 (73.68%) Network Design Engineer
2 14 (73.68%) Network Engineer
3 9 (47.37%) RAN Engineer
3 9 (47.37%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Transmission Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Capacity Management
2 7 (36.84%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) VB
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Huawei
2 7 (36.84%) Business Objects
2 7 (36.84%) Nortel
2 7 (36.84%) BT
2 7 (36.84%) OPNET
3 1 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
3 1 (5.26%) Infoblox
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat