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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Frame Relay
Rank 580 588 547
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -41
Contract jobs citing Frame Relay 14 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.022% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 4
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£413 £263 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -24.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £225 £360
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -37.50%
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
8185 7226 7463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.69% 13.09% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4470 3816 3720
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 399 579
Average hourly rate £28.75 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 11 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 24 April 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 +2 14 £413 +57.14% 4
London +10 8 £413 +17.85% 1
South East -8 5 £413 +83.33% 2
Berkshire -7 4 - -
Hounslow - 4 £413 -
Bracknell - 3 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £413 - 2
East of England - 1 - - 1
Hook - 1 £413 -

Frame Relay
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 26 (89.66%) Cisco
2 25 (86.21%) LAN
2 25 (86.21%) WAN
3 23 (79.31%) ATM
4 22 (75.86%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (68.97%) CCNP
6 18 (62.07%) VPN
7 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
7 16 (55.17%) SC Cleared
8 15 (51.72%) MPLS
8 15 (51.72%) TCP/IP
9 14 (48.28%) OSPF
9 14 (48.28%) EIGRP
10 13 (44.83%) Internet
10 13 (44.83%) Telecoms
11 11 (37.93%) Firewall
12 10 (34.48%) BGP
12 10 (34.48%) CCNA
12 10 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (24.14%) xDSL
13 7 (24.14%) BC Cleared
13 7 (24.14%) RIP
13 7 (24.14%) SDH
13 7 (24.14%) Ethernet
13 7 (24.14%) ADSL
13 7 (24.14%) DSL
13 7 (24.14%) Migration
13 7 (24.14%) VMware
14 6 (20.69%) Wireless
14 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery

Frame Relay
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.45%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.45%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (86.21%) LAN
1 25 (86.21%) WAN
2 23 (79.31%) ATM
3 18 (62.07%) VPN
4 15 (51.72%) MPLS
4 15 (51.72%) TCP/IP
5 14 (48.28%) OSPF
5 14 (48.28%) EIGRP
6 13 (44.83%) Internet
7 11 (37.93%) Firewall
8 10 (34.48%) BGP
8 10 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (24.14%) xDSL
9 7 (24.14%) RIP
9 7 (24.14%) SDH
9 7 (24.14%) Ethernet
9 7 (24.14%) ADSL
9 7 (24.14%) DSL
10 6 (20.69%) Wireless
10 6 (20.69%) Extranet
General
1 13 (44.83%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Network Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) IP Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) IP Network Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Provisioning Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Operations Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) IT Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Replication
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Solaris
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Migration
2 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
2 6 (20.69%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (10.34%) Network Design
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Network Management
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.90%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.90%) CRM
4 2 (6.90%) Network Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.45%) Service Management
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (68.97%) CCNP
3 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
3 16 (55.17%) SC Cleared
4 10 (34.48%) CCNA
5 7 (24.14%) BC Cleared
6 6 (20.69%) CCIE
7 5 (17.24%) CCDP
8 3 (10.34%) Degree
9 1 (3.45%) CCIP
9 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (3.45%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) Juniper
4 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
6 1 (3.45%) BT
6 1 (3.45%) Lotus
6 1 (3.45%) Mercator
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Postini
6 1 (3.45%) F5
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