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 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 60 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Network Design 7 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.00% 1.38% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.74% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £438 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -13.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £393 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £418 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +7.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £42.46 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+29.53% +17.13%

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
566 745 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.86% 78.84% 70.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 451 356
Median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £33.00 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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
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 21 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 Reading region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 11 (47.83%) Telecoms
2 10 (43.48%) VoIP
2 10 (43.48%) Cisco
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (30.43%) CCNA
4 7 (30.43%) CCIE
4 7 (30.43%) LAN
4 7 (30.43%) Unified Communications
5 6 (26.09%) Migration
5 6 (26.09%) CCNP
5 6 (26.09%) MPLS
6 5 (21.74%) Firewall
6 5 (21.74%) Back Office
6 5 (21.74%) Capacity Management
6 5 (21.74%) Fault Management
6 5 (21.74%) Functional Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
7 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
7 4 (17.39%) WAN
8 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
8 3 (13.04%) PSTN
8 3 (13.04%) Broadband
8 3 (13.04%) DOCSIS
8 3 (13.04%) DSLAM
8 3 (13.04%) Service Management
8 3 (13.04%) xDSL
8 3 (13.04%) Product Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) VoIP
2 7 (30.43%) LAN
2 7 (30.43%) Unified Communications
3 6 (26.09%) MPLS
4 5 (21.74%) Firewall
5 4 (17.39%) WAN
6 3 (13.04%) Broadband
6 3 (13.04%) DOCSIS
6 3 (13.04%) DSLAM
6 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
6 3 (13.04%) Network Security
6 3 (13.04%) PSTN
6 3 (13.04%) xDSL
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (8.70%) DNS
7 2 (8.70%) SAN
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 11 (47.83%) Telecoms
2 5 (21.74%) Back Office
3 3 (13.04%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Design Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Back Office Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Broadband Product Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Capacity Management
2 5 (21.74%) Fault Management
2 5 (21.74%) Functional Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.04%) Product Management
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) People Management
6 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (30.43%) CCIE
2 7 (30.43%) CCNA
3 6 (26.09%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.04%) Palo Alto
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) Splunk
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) F5
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper