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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 47 70 56
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Contract jobs citing Network Design 18 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.36% 0.63% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 0.83% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Median daily rate £475 £338 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £328 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £42.46 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+9.51% +8.87%
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
590 724 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 77.33% 75.50% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 462 320
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 8
Median hourly rate £22.35 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.74% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £15.90 £15.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £38.84 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +26.21%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 23 (56.10%) Back Office
2 19 (46.34%) Configuration Management
2 19 (46.34%) Fault Management
2 19 (46.34%) Capacity Management
2 19 (46.34%) Functional Testing
3 17 (41.46%) Front Office
4 15 (36.59%) Validation
5 14 (34.15%) Change Management
6 13 (31.71%) People Management
7 11 (26.83%) Statistics
7 11 (26.83%) WAN
8 10 (24.39%) Firewall
9 9 (21.95%) Cisco
10 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (17.07%) MPLS
10 7 (17.07%) LAN
10 7 (17.07%) Project Management
10 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
11 6 (14.63%) IPsec
11 6 (14.63%) DNS
11 6 (14.63%) OPNET
11 6 (14.63%) Network Security
11 6 (14.63%) Riverbed
11 6 (14.63%) SolarWinds
11 6 (14.63%) Network Architecture
11 6 (14.63%) Network Management
11 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
11 6 (14.63%) Palo Alto
12 5 (12.20%) Tufin
12 5 (12.20%) VPN

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 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) WAN
2 10 (24.39%) Firewall
3 7 (17.07%) LAN
3 7 (17.07%) MPLS
4 6 (14.63%) DNS
4 6 (14.63%) IPsec
4 6 (14.63%) Network Security
5 5 (12.20%) VPN
6 4 (9.76%) 3G
6 4 (9.76%) 4G
6 4 (9.76%) DHCP
6 4 (9.76%) Diameter Protocol
6 4 (9.76%) INAP
6 4 (9.76%) LDAP
6 4 (9.76%) LTE
6 4 (9.76%) MGW
6 4 (9.76%) SIGTRAN
6 4 (9.76%) VLAN
7 3 (7.32%) VoIP
8 2 (4.88%) Broadband
General
1 23 (56.10%) Back Office
2 17 (41.46%) Front Office
3 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
4 5 (12.20%) Finance
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Support Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Network Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) IT Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) IT Security Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Packet Switch Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Security Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Switch Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Mobile Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Broadband Product Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) SOAP
1 4 (9.76%) SPML
2 2 (4.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Statistics
2 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Capacity Management
1 19 (46.34%) Configuration Management
1 19 (46.34%) Fault Management
1 19 (46.34%) Functional Testing
2 15 (36.59%) Validation
3 14 (34.15%) Change Management
4 13 (31.71%) People Management
5 7 (17.07%) Project Management
6 6 (14.63%) Network Architecture
6 6 (14.63%) Network Management
7 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (9.76%) High Availability
8 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) Open Source
10 2 (4.88%) Change Control
10 2 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (4.88%) Target Operating Model
11 1 (2.44%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.76%) CCNP
2 4 (9.76%) HNC
2 4 (9.76%) HND
3 3 (7.32%) CCNA
4 2 (4.88%) CCIE
4 2 (4.88%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.44%) CCDA
5 1 (2.44%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.44%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) OPNET
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Cisco
2 6 (14.63%) Palo Alto
2 6 (14.63%) Riverbed
2 6 (14.63%) SolarWinds
3 5 (12.20%) Tufin
4 4 (9.76%) Nokia
5 3 (7.32%) Juniper
6 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.88%) F5
6 2 (4.88%) HP
6 2 (4.88%) IBM
6 2 (4.88%) Splunk
6 2 (4.88%) VMware
7 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.44%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft