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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 63 74 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Network Design 18 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.75% 0.41% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 0.58% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Median daily rate £420 £370 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £346 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £394 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.75% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +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
791 694 809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 77.10% 71.77% 76.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 369 408
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 14
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £18.55 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.47 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 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 3 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 19 (61.29%) Back Office
2 15 (48.39%) Configuration Management
2 15 (48.39%) Fault Management
2 15 (48.39%) Capacity Management
2 15 (48.39%) Functional Testing
3 14 (45.16%) Front Office
4 12 (38.71%) Validation
4 12 (38.71%) Cisco
5 10 (32.26%) Firewall
5 10 (32.26%) Statistics
6 9 (29.03%) Diameter Protocol
7 8 (25.81%) Change Management
8 7 (22.58%) CCNP
8 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
8 7 (22.58%) WAN
8 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
9 6 (19.35%) Juniper
9 6 (19.35%) Nokia
9 6 (19.35%) Project Management
10 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
10 5 (16.13%) VoIP
10 5 (16.13%) DNS
10 5 (16.13%) SMTP
10 5 (16.13%) SNMP
10 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.13%) Linux
10 5 (16.13%) People Management
10 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (16.13%) Huawei

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 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Firewall
2 9 (29.03%) Diameter Protocol
3 7 (22.58%) WAN
4 5 (16.13%) DNS
4 5 (16.13%) SMTP
4 5 (16.13%) SNMP
4 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
4 5 (16.13%) VoIP
5 4 (12.90%) 3G
5 4 (12.90%) 4G
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (12.90%) INAP
5 4 (12.90%) LAN
5 4 (12.90%) LDAP
5 4 (12.90%) LTE
5 4 (12.90%) MGW
5 4 (12.90%) MPLS
5 4 (12.90%) SIGTRAN
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 19 (61.29%) Back Office
2 14 (45.16%) Front Office
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Support Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Network Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Back Office Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Mobile Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Designer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Designer
7 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Security Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Firewall Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Network Support
7 1 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) SOAP
1 4 (12.90%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Statistics
2 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) CentOS
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Capacity Management
1 15 (48.39%) Configuration Management
1 15 (48.39%) Fault Management
1 15 (48.39%) Functional Testing
2 12 (38.71%) Validation
3 8 (25.81%) Change Management
4 6 (19.35%) Project Management
5 5 (16.13%) People Management
5 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
5 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.90%) Change Control
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.90%) High Availability
6 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Network Architecture
6 4 (12.90%) Network Management
7 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Perl
1 1 (3.23%) Python
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) CCNP
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) HNC
2 4 (12.90%) HND
3 3 (9.68%) CCIE
3 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) CCDP
4 2 (6.45%) JNCIA
4 2 (6.45%) JNCIS
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) CCDA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) OPNET
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Cisco
2 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
3 6 (19.35%) Juniper
3 6 (19.35%) Nokia
4 5 (16.13%) Huawei
5 4 (12.90%) F5
5 4 (12.90%) Riverbed
5 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
6 3 (9.68%) Blue Coat
6 3 (9.68%) Palo Alto
7 2 (6.45%) Remedy
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.23%) Tufin