The table below looks at the statistics for Frame Relay skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Frame Relay over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Frame Relay
Rank 588 569 542
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -27
Contract jobs citing Frame Relay 19 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.025% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.19% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 3
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£343 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £187 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £341 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £360
% change year-on-year
- -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7948 6904 6873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.67% 13.12% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4423 3766 3378
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 383 558
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

Frame Relay
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Frame Relay within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Frame Relay Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Frame Relay
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Frame Relay within the UK.

Frame Relay Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Frame Relay
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Frame Relay within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Frame Relay Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Frame Relay
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Frame Relay within the UK.

Frame Relay Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Frame Relay
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Frame Relay within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 18 £343 +5.38%
London +3 14 £343 -2.14%
Hounslow - 4 £413 -
City of London +10 2 £330 -5.71%
Berkshire -9 2 - -
South East -18 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Reading +7 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -

Frame Relay
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Frame Relay 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 Frame Relay.

1 35 (97.22%) Cisco
2 29 (80.56%) WAN
3 28 (77.78%) LAN
3 28 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (72.22%) CCNP
4 26 (72.22%) ATM
5 21 (58.33%) MPLS
6 19 (52.78%) TCP/IP
6 19 (52.78%) VPN
7 17 (47.22%) OSPF
8 16 (44.44%) EIGRP
9 15 (41.67%) Telecoms
10 14 (38.89%) Internet
11 13 (36.11%) BGP
11 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
11 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
12 12 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (33.33%) CCNA
13 10 (27.78%) Juniper
13 10 (27.78%) Migration
13 10 (27.78%) Firewall
14 9 (25.00%) Wireless
14 9 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (22.22%) VMware
15 8 (22.22%) CCIE
16 7 (19.44%) CCDP
16 7 (19.44%) Ethernet
16 7 (19.44%) RIP
16 7 (19.44%) VLAN
16 7 (19.44%) Degree

Frame Relay
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Frame Relay 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 Frame Relay. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.78%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (80.56%) WAN
2 28 (77.78%) LAN
3 26 (72.22%) ATM
4 21 (58.33%) MPLS
5 19 (52.78%) TCP/IP
5 19 (52.78%) VPN
6 17 (47.22%) OSPF
7 16 (44.44%) EIGRP
8 14 (38.89%) Internet
9 13 (36.11%) BGP
10 12 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (27.78%) Firewall
12 9 (25.00%) Wireless
12 9 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (19.44%) Ethernet
13 7 (19.44%) RIP
13 7 (19.44%) VLAN
14 6 (16.67%) xDSL
14 6 (16.67%) iSCSI
14 6 (16.67%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.89%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) IP Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) IP Network Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) VoIP Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Provisioning Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Network Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Operations Manager
7 1 (2.78%) IT Operations Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) OCX
1 1 (2.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) IVR
4 1 (2.78%) Handset
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
4 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) HPUX
3 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Migration
2 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 6 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
3 5 (13.89%) ITIL
3 5 (13.89%) ITIL V3
4 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.33%) Network Management
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Network Design
5 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.78%) CRM
6 1 (2.78%) Network Planning
6 1 (2.78%) Change Management
6 1 (2.78%) Service Management
6 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 28 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (72.22%) CCNP
3 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
3 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
4 12 (33.33%) CCNA
5 8 (22.22%) CCIE
6 7 (19.44%) CCDP
6 7 (19.44%) Degree
7 6 (16.67%) BC Cleared
8 2 (5.56%) CCVP
9 1 (2.78%) CCIP
9 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 35 (97.22%) Cisco
2 10 (27.78%) Juniper
3 8 (22.22%) VMware
4 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.11%) F5
6 3 (8.33%) Brocade
6 3 (8.33%) Riverbed
7 2 (5.56%) BT
7 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.78%) HP
8 1 (2.78%) Mercator
8 1 (2.78%) Symantec
8 1 (2.78%) Lotus
8 1 (2.78%) Avaya
8 1 (2.78%) Sun
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) Postini