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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Frame Relay
UK
Rank 579 618 604
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -14
Contract jobs citing Frame Relay 17 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.012% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.081% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Median daily rate £445 £220 £118
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.27% +87.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £220 £118
% change year-on-year
+102.27% +87.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
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
6820 7446 7658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.04% 14.55% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4240 4407 4214
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 310 442
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +37 14 £445 +102.27% 4
South East +19 6 £501 +127.50%
Berkshire +20 4 - -
Slough - 4 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Essex - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £313 -
South West - 2 £445 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £501 -
Birmingham - 2 £313 -
Basingstoke - 2 £501 -
Basildon - 2 - -
London +7 1 - - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £320 -
Wiltshire - 1 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £320 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £390 -
Wakefield - 1 £320 -
Cheltenham - 1 £390 -

Frame Relay
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 20 (74.07%) ATM
2 20 (74.07%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (74.07%) MPLS
3 18 (66.67%) Firewall
4 17 (62.96%) CCNA
5 16 (59.26%) Juniper
5 16 (59.26%) CCNP
5 16 (59.26%) VLAN
6 15 (55.56%) Telecoms
7 14 (51.85%) OSPF
7 14 (51.85%) BGP
8 13 (48.15%) Ethernet
8 13 (48.15%) Windows
8 13 (48.15%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (44.44%) Middleware
10 11 (40.74%) VRRP
10 11 (40.74%) Internet
10 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
11 10 (37.04%) DNS
12 9 (33.33%) CCIP
12 9 (33.33%) IPv4
12 9 (33.33%) IPv6
12 9 (33.33%) Linux
12 9 (33.33%) Unix
12 9 (33.33%) Wireless
13 8 (29.63%) ICMP
13 8 (29.63%) RSVP
13 8 (29.63%) Nagios
13 8 (29.63%) SNMP

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 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) ATM
1 20 (74.07%) MPLS
2 18 (66.67%) Firewall
3 16 (59.26%) VLAN
4 14 (51.85%) BGP
4 14 (51.85%) OSPF
5 13 (48.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (48.15%) Ethernet
6 11 (40.74%) Internet
6 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
6 11 (40.74%) VRRP
7 10 (37.04%) DNS
8 9 (33.33%) IPv4
8 9 (33.33%) IPv6
8 9 (33.33%) Wireless
9 8 (29.63%) FTP
9 8 (29.63%) HTTP
9 8 (29.63%) ICMP
9 8 (29.63%) IGMP
9 8 (29.63%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Subversion
General
1 15 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 5 (18.52%) Billing
4 4 (14.81%) Legal
5 3 (11.11%) Electronics
6 2 (7.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Data Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Juniper Architect
3 4 (14.81%) LAN Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Network Architect
3 4 (14.81%) WAN Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Designer
4 3 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Switch Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Wireless Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) Middleware
2 3 (11.11%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.70%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) IPTV
1 8 (29.63%) Over-the-Top Content
1 8 (29.63%) STB
1 8 (29.63%) Video on Demand
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (14.81%) Android
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Network Architecture
2 7 (25.93%) Network Design
3 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) Presales
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) Logistics
6 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) Open Source
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (62.96%) CCNA
3 16 (59.26%) CCNP
4 9 (33.33%) CCIP
5 8 (29.63%) JNCIA
6 6 (22.22%) CCIE
7 5 (18.52%) CCDA
7 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
7 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
8 3 (11.11%) Degree
9 2 (7.41%) CCDP
9 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
2 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Nagios
2 4 (14.81%) Opsview
2 4 (14.81%) QRadar
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 16 (59.26%) Juniper
3 8 (29.63%) Huawei
3 8 (29.63%) VMware
4 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 5 (18.52%) F5
6 4 (14.81%) ArcSight
6 4 (14.81%) Brocade
6 4 (14.81%) Splunk
7 3 (11.11%) Ericsson
7 3 (11.11%) Meraki
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) Palo Alto
8 2 (7.41%) AirMagnet
8 2 (7.41%) CA
8 2 (7.41%) Citrix
9 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.70%) Google