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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Frame Relay
Rank 637 607 602
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -5
Contract jobs citing Frame Relay 11 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.037% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 10
Median daily rate £219 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £413 £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.51% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -

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
8530 8022 7031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.87% 14.78% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5171 4464 3829
Median daily rate £388 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 468 393
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.78 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

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 26 May 2016.

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 18 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 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -17 11 £219 -39.16% 3
South East -4 6 £219 - 1
East of England +13 3 £350 -
Berkshire -3 3 £219 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Reading -3 2 £219 - 1
London -20 2 £218 -36.49% 1
City of London +39 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +11 1 £350 -
Ipswich +2 1 - -
Suffolk 0 1 - -
Bracknell -7 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -

Frame Relay
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (64.71%) CCNP
4 10 (58.82%) CCNA
4 10 (58.82%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (52.94%) ISDN
6 7 (41.18%) LAN
6 7 (41.18%) WAN
6 7 (41.18%) ATM
6 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
7 6 (35.29%) MPLS
8 5 (29.41%) DWDM
8 5 (29.41%) VPN
8 5 (29.41%) SDH
8 5 (29.41%) VoIP
8 5 (29.41%) Network Design
8 5 (29.41%) xDSL
9 4 (23.53%) Avaya
9 4 (23.53%) Juniper
9 4 (23.53%) Firewall
9 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (23.53%) BGP
9 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
9 4 (23.53%) CCIE
10 3 (17.65%) SLA
10 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
10 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
10 3 (17.65%) WLAN
10 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
11 2 (11.76%) Huawei

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (52.94%) ISDN
3 7 (41.18%) ATM
3 7 (41.18%) LAN
3 7 (41.18%) WAN
4 6 (35.29%) MPLS
5 5 (29.41%) DWDM
5 5 (29.41%) SDH
5 5 (29.41%) VoIP
5 5 (29.41%) VPN
5 5 (29.41%) xDSL
6 4 (23.53%) BGP
6 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
6 4 (23.53%) Firewall
6 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
7 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
7 3 (17.65%) WLAN
8 2 (11.76%) Multicast
8 2 (11.76%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Network Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Network Technical Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Support
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Design Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Switch Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) IP Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Design Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
1 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
2 5 (29.41%) Network Design
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Data Privacy
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Design
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) Korn
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (64.71%) CCNP
3 10 (58.82%) CCNA
4 4 (23.53%) CCIE
5 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (5.88%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Snort
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.88%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) Avaya
2 4 (23.53%) Juniper
3 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.76%) F5
4 2 (11.76%) Huawei
4 2 (11.76%) Nokia
4 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (5.88%) Brocade
5 1 (5.88%) BT
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Nortel
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) VMware