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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 52 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Network Design 26 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.88% 1.22% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 1.69% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Median daily rate £500 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% +0.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +77.27%
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
712 651 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 78.76% 72.33% 77.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 330 371
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £18.03 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 21 (55.26%) Back Office
2 17 (44.74%) Configuration Management
2 17 (44.74%) Fault Management
2 17 (44.74%) Capacity Management
2 17 (44.74%) Functional Testing
3 16 (42.11%) Front Office
4 14 (36.84%) Validation
4 14 (36.84%) Change Management
5 13 (34.21%) Firewall
5 13 (34.21%) Cisco
6 11 (28.95%) Statistics
7 10 (26.32%) WAN
8 9 (23.68%) DNS
8 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (23.68%) Diameter Protocol
8 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
9 8 (21.05%) Project Management
10 7 (18.42%) VPN
10 7 (18.42%) Linux
10 7 (18.42%) People Management
11 6 (15.79%) Riverbed
11 6 (15.79%) SolarWinds
11 6 (15.79%) Network Architecture
11 6 (15.79%) Network Management
11 6 (15.79%) CCNP
11 6 (15.79%) Nokia
11 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
11 6 (15.79%) MPLS
11 6 (15.79%) OPNET
11 6 (15.79%) IPsec

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) Firewall
2 10 (26.32%) WAN
3 9 (23.68%) Diameter Protocol
3 9 (23.68%) DNS
4 7 (18.42%) VPN
5 6 (15.79%) IPsec
5 6 (15.79%) MPLS
6 5 (13.16%) SMTP
6 5 (13.16%) SNMP
6 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
6 5 (13.16%) VLAN
6 5 (13.16%) VoIP
7 4 (10.53%) 3G
7 4 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (10.53%) DHCP
7 4 (10.53%) LAN
7 4 (10.53%) LDAP
7 4 (10.53%) LTE
7 4 (10.53%) Network Security
7 4 (10.53%) SIGTRAN
General
1 21 (55.26%) Back Office
2 16 (42.11%) Front Office
3 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
4 4 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Network Engineer
1 10 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Back Office Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) IT Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) IT Security Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Mobile Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Designer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Designer
5 2 (5.26%) Packet Switch Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Switch Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) SOAP
1 4 (10.53%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Statistics
2 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.63%) CentOS
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Capacity Management
1 17 (44.74%) Configuration Management
1 17 (44.74%) Fault Management
1 17 (44.74%) Functional Testing
2 14 (36.84%) Change Management
2 14 (36.84%) Validation
3 8 (21.05%) Project Management
4 7 (18.42%) People Management
5 6 (15.79%) Network Architecture
5 6 (15.79%) Network Management
6 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
6 5 (13.16%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
7 4 (10.53%) Change Control
7 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.53%) High Availability
7 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Open Source
9 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
9 2 (5.26%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Perl
1 1 (2.63%) Python
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.79%) CCNP
3 4 (10.53%) HNC
3 4 (10.53%) HND
4 3 (7.89%) CCIE
4 3 (7.89%) CCNA
4 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) CCDP
5 2 (5.26%) JNCIA
5 2 (5.26%) JNCIS
5 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) OPNET
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Cisco
2 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
2 6 (15.79%) Nokia
2 6 (15.79%) Riverbed
2 6 (15.79%) SolarWinds
3 5 (13.16%) Huawei
3 5 (13.16%) Juniper
3 5 (13.16%) Palo Alto
4 3 (7.89%) Blue Coat
4 3 (7.89%) F5
4 3 (7.89%) Tufin
5 2 (5.26%) Remedy
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat