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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 71 72 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Contract jobs citing Network Design 3 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% 0.85% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 1.12% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.97% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -15.25%
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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
683 807 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.44% 75.99% 72.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 409 245
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 15
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.18 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Infoblox
2 4 (44.44%) Network Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 3 (33.33%) Tufin
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 2 (22.22%) LTE
4 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Network Management
5 1 (11.11%) FCoE
5 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Product Management
5 1 (11.11%) xDSL
5 1 (11.11%) Huawei
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) CMDB
5 1 (11.11%) GGSN
5 1 (11.11%) SGSN
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) LTE
3 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) PSTN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (11.11%) Multicast
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) DOCSIS
4 1 (11.11%) DSLAM
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) 2G
4 1 (11.11%) GGSN
4 1 (11.11%) SGSN
4 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Design Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Product Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Infoblox
3 3 (33.33%) Tufin
3 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) Huawei
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) F5