The table below looks at the statistics for Frame Relay skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Frame Relay over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Frame Relay
UK
Rank 571 614 581
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -33
Contract jobs citing Frame Relay 20 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.008% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.054% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Median daily rate £370 £220 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -46.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £220 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £220 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £220 £410
% change year-on-year
+102.27% -46.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £25.19 £117.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -78.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.38 £117.50
% change year-on-year
- -75.85%

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
6858 7366 7533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.33% 14.48% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4166 4299 4257
Median daily rate £400 £398 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +8.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 355 368 423
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.90 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

Frame Relay
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Frame Relay as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Frame Relay within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +55 18 £370 +68.18% 1
South East +26 6 £501 +127.50%
London +20 5 £350 +59.09% 1
Berkshire +16 4 - -
Slough - 4 - -
Basildon - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £501 -
Hampshire - 2 £501 -
East of England - 2 - -
Essex - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £313 -
South West - 2 £445 -
West Midlands - 2 £313 -
Yorkshire - 1 £320 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £390 -
Wiltshire - 1 £500 -
Wakefield - 1 £320 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £320 -
Cheltenham - 1 £390 -

Frame Relay
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Frame Relay also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Frame Relay.

1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 19 (73.08%) MPLS
3 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (69.23%) ATM
4 17 (65.38%) Firewall
5 15 (57.69%) CCNA
6 14 (53.85%) CCNP
6 14 (53.85%) Juniper
6 14 (53.85%) VLAN
7 13 (50.00%) Telecoms
7 13 (50.00%) OSPF
7 13 (50.00%) BGP
7 13 (50.00%) Windows
8 12 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (42.31%) Ethernet
10 10 (38.46%) Internet
10 10 (38.46%) Wireless
11 9 (34.62%) VRRP
11 9 (34.62%) Middleware
12 8 (30.77%) CheckPoint
12 8 (30.77%) PPP
12 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
12 8 (30.77%) Linux
13 7 (26.92%) Unix
13 7 (26.92%) LAN
13 7 (26.92%) DNS
13 7 (26.92%) Nagios
13 7 (26.92%) CCIE
13 7 (26.92%) Finance
13 7 (26.92%) VMware

Frame Relay
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) MPLS
2 18 (69.23%) ATM
3 17 (65.38%) Firewall
4 14 (53.85%) VLAN
5 13 (50.00%) BGP
5 13 (50.00%) OSPF
6 12 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (42.31%) Ethernet
8 10 (38.46%) Internet
8 10 (38.46%) Wireless
9 9 (34.62%) VRRP
10 8 (30.77%) PPP
10 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
11 7 (26.92%) DNS
11 7 (26.92%) LAN
12 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (23.08%) IPv4
12 6 (23.08%) IPv6
12 6 (23.08%) VPN
12 6 (23.08%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 13 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 4 (15.38%) Billing
4 3 (11.54%) Electronics
4 3 (11.54%) Legal
5 2 (7.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Juniper Architect
3 4 (15.38%) LAN Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Network Architect
3 4 (15.38%) WAN Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (11.54%) Designer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Data Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Switch Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Wireless Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Middleware
2 4 (15.38%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.85%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) IPTV
1 5 (19.23%) Over-the-Top Content
1 5 (19.23%) STB
1 5 (19.23%) Video on Demand
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) PMI
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Unix
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.54%) Android
7 1 (3.85%) Mandriva Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Network Design
2 5 (19.23%) Network Architecture
3 4 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Presales
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Open Source
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (57.69%) CCNA
3 14 (53.85%) CCNP
4 7 (26.92%) CCIE
5 6 (23.08%) CCIP
6 5 (19.23%) CCDA
6 5 (19.23%) JNCIA
6 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
6 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) Degree
8 2 (7.69%) CCDP
8 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Nagios
2 4 (15.38%) Opsview
2 4 (15.38%) QRadar
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.85%) Cacti
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco CME
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (3.85%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 14 (53.85%) Juniper
3 8 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 7 (26.92%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) F5
5 5 (19.23%) Huawei
6 4 (15.38%) ArcSight
6 4 (15.38%) Brocade
6 4 (15.38%) Meraki
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) Palo Alto
6 4 (15.38%) Splunk
7 2 (7.69%) AirMagnet
7 2 (7.69%) CA
7 2 (7.69%) Citrix
7 2 (7.69%) Ericsson
8 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.85%) Google
8 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds