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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 50 73 64
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Contract jobs citing Network Design 12 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.68% 0.59% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 0.80% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £475 £450 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £350 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £286
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 £42.46 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -0.09%
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
532 753 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 74.61% 73.75% 70.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 508 343
Median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 12
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 £15.15 £30.90 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £37.09 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 20 (48.78%) Back Office
2 18 (43.90%) Fault Management
2 18 (43.90%) Capacity Management
2 18 (43.90%) Functional Testing
3 17 (41.46%) Configuration Management
4 13 (31.71%) Front Office
4 13 (31.71%) Validation
5 12 (29.27%) Change Management
5 12 (29.27%) WAN
6 11 (26.83%) Firewall
6 11 (26.83%) People Management
7 10 (24.39%) LAN
8 9 (21.95%) MPLS
8 9 (21.95%) Cisco
8 9 (21.95%) Statistics
9 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
10 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (17.07%) Network Security
10 7 (17.07%) Palo Alto
11 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
11 6 (14.63%) Network Architecture
11 6 (14.63%) Riverbed
11 6 (14.63%) SolarWinds
11 6 (14.63%) Network Management
11 6 (14.63%) DNS
11 6 (14.63%) IPsec
11 6 (14.63%) OPNET
12 5 (12.20%) Finance
12 5 (12.20%) Project Management
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 12 (29.27%) WAN
2 11 (26.83%) Firewall
3 10 (24.39%) LAN
4 9 (21.95%) MPLS
5 7 (17.07%) Network Security
6 6 (14.63%) DNS
6 6 (14.63%) IPsec
7 5 (12.20%) VPN
8 4 (9.76%) Broadband
8 4 (9.76%) DHCP
8 4 (9.76%) VLAN
9 3 (7.32%) DOCSIS
9 3 (7.32%) DSLAM
9 3 (7.32%) Ethernet
9 3 (7.32%) PSTN
9 3 (7.32%) VoIP
9 3 (7.32%) xDSL
10 2 (4.88%) 3G
10 2 (4.88%) INAP
10 2 (4.88%) Wireless
General
1 20 (48.78%) Back Office
2 13 (31.71%) Front Office
3 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
4 5 (12.20%) Finance
5 3 (7.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Support Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Network Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Architect
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%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Firewall Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Mobile Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Middleware
1 2 (4.88%) SOAP
1 2 (4.88%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) 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 18 (43.90%) Capacity Management
1 18 (43.90%) Fault Management
1 18 (43.90%) Functional Testing
2 17 (41.46%) Configuration Management
3 13 (31.71%) Validation
4 12 (29.27%) Change Management
5 11 (26.83%) People Management
6 6 (14.63%) Network Architecture
6 6 (14.63%) Network Management
7 5 (12.20%) Project Management
8 3 (7.32%) Open Source
8 3 (7.32%) Product Management
8 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.32%) Service Management
9 2 (4.88%) Change Control
9 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (4.88%) High Availability
9 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
9 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.76%) CCNP
3 3 (7.32%) CCNA
4 2 (4.88%) CCIE
4 2 (4.88%) HNC
4 2 (4.88%) HND
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 7 (17.07%) Palo Alto
3 6 (14.63%) Riverbed
3 6 (14.63%) SolarWinds
4 5 (12.20%) Tufin
5 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.32%) Juniper
6 2 (4.88%) F5
6 2 (4.88%) HP
6 2 (4.88%) IBM
6 2 (4.88%) Nokia
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