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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 59 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Network Design 10 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.07% 1.24% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.80% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Average daily rate
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£339 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £303 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £495 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £35.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+19.60% -14.45%
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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
672 612 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 71.87% 69.23% 71.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 281 292
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 16
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.04 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% -40.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £15.15 £17.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.03 £22.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Network Design also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Design.

1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) LTE
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) VoIP
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) 3G
3 3 (21.43%) Mapinfo
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) Front Office
3 3 (21.43%) Back Office
3 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) CCIE
3 3 (21.43%) SMTP
3 3 (21.43%) SNMP
3 3 (21.43%) Huawei
3 3 (21.43%) 4G
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
3 3 (21.43%) Validation
3 3 (21.43%) Statistics
3 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
3 3 (21.43%) Fault Management
3 3 (21.43%) Greenplum
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Diameter Protocol

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Network Design also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) LTE
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) VoIP
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 4 (28.57%) 3G
3 3 (21.43%) SMTP
3 3 (21.43%) SNMP
3 3 (21.43%) 4G
3 3 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (21.43%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.14%) OSPF
5 1 (7.14%) BGP
5 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
5 1 (7.14%) IGRP
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (21.43%) Front Office
1 3 (21.43%) Back Office
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Architect
1 3 (21.43%) Performance Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) RAN Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Back Office Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) RAN Performance Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Design Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Data Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Statistics
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Improvement
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) Validation
2 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
2 3 (21.43%) Fault Management
3 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Network Management
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCIE
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) JNCIP
4 1 (7.14%) JNCIE
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Mapinfo
2 3 (21.43%) Huawei
2 3 (21.43%) Greenplum
3 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) EMC