The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 40 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs citing Network Design 33 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.82% 1.28% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.78% 1.69% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 9
Median daily rate £500 £340 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -17.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% +36.84%
Network Design
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
691 650 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 79.88% 75.41% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 318 325
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 13
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +5.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Network Design
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Network Design Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the Reading region.

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 24 (60.00%) Back Office
2 20 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 20 (50.00%) Fault Management
2 20 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 20 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 19 (47.50%) Front Office
4 17 (42.50%) Validation
5 16 (40.00%) Change Management
6 13 (32.50%) Statistics
7 12 (30.00%) People Management
8 11 (27.50%) Cisco
9 10 (25.00%) WAN
9 10 (25.00%) Firewall
10 9 (22.50%) Project Management
11 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 8 (20.00%) Network Architecture
11 8 (20.00%) Network Management
11 8 (20.00%) OPNET
11 8 (20.00%) Riverbed
11 8 (20.00%) SolarWinds
12 7 (17.50%) Diameter Protocol
12 7 (17.50%) DNS
12 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (15.00%) IPsec
13 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
14 5 (12.50%) Finance
14 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
14 5 (12.50%) MPLS
14 5 (12.50%) VPN
14 5 (12.50%) Linux

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) Firewall
1 10 (25.00%) WAN
2 7 (17.50%) Diameter Protocol
2 7 (17.50%) DNS
3 6 (15.00%) IPsec
4 5 (12.50%) MPLS
4 5 (12.50%) VLAN
4 5 (12.50%) VPN
5 4 (10.00%) 3G
5 4 (10.00%) 4G
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (10.00%) DHCP
5 4 (10.00%) INAP
5 4 (10.00%) LDAP
5 4 (10.00%) LTE
5 4 (10.00%) MGW
5 4 (10.00%) Network Security
5 4 (10.00%) SIGTRAN
5 4 (10.00%) VoIP
5 4 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 24 (60.00%) Back Office
2 19 (47.50%) Front Office
3 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Support Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Packet Switch Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Switch Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Back Office Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Mobile Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Designer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Designer
7 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) SOAP
1 4 (10.00%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Statistics
2 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 20 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 20 (50.00%) Fault Management
1 20 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 17 (42.50%) Validation
3 16 (40.00%) Change Management
4 12 (30.00%) People Management
5 9 (22.50%) Project Management
6 8 (20.00%) Network Architecture
6 8 (20.00%) Network Management
7 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.00%) High Availability
8 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (7.50%) Open Source
9 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
10 2 (5.00%) Change Control
10 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (5.00%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.00%) CCNP
2 4 (10.00%) HNC
2 4 (10.00%) HND
3 3 (7.50%) CCNA
4 2 (5.00%) CCIE
4 2 (5.00%) JNCIA
4 2 (5.00%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.50%) CCDA
5 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Cisco
2 8 (20.00%) Riverbed
2 8 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 5 (12.50%) Palo Alto
3 5 (12.50%) Tufin
4 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (10.00%) Nokia
5 3 (7.50%) Blue Coat
5 3 (7.50%) F5
5 3 (7.50%) Huawei
5 3 (7.50%) Juniper
6 1 (2.50%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft