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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Frame Relay
Rank 632 621 627
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Frame Relay 6 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.039% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.069% 0.27% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 6
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.29 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.29 -

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
8693 8075 7383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.26% 14.38% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5261 4522 3965
Median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 488 404
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.83% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +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
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 16 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 1 July 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 -11 6 £350 +7.69%
East of England +11 4 £350 +16.66%
Cambridgeshire +16 2 £350 -
City of London +30 1 - -
South East +3 1 - -
South West +1 1 - -
Suffolk -3 1 - -
Ipswich -4 1 - -
Wiltshire -4 1 - -
Swindon -6 1 - -
London -16 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Frame Relay
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 15 (88.24%) Cisco
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (64.71%) CCNP
3 10 (58.82%) CCNA
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (47.06%) ISDN
4 8 (47.06%) LAN
4 8 (47.06%) WAN
5 7 (41.18%) ATM
5 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
6 6 (35.29%) MPLS
6 6 (35.29%) VoIP
6 6 (35.29%) xDSL
7 5 (29.41%) Network Design
7 5 (29.41%) SDH
7 5 (29.41%) VPN
7 5 (29.41%) DWDM
7 5 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (23.53%) Firewall
8 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
8 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
8 4 (23.53%) BGP
8 4 (23.53%) CCIE
8 4 (23.53%) Avaya
8 4 (23.53%) Juniper
8 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
8 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
9 3 (17.65%) WLAN
9 3 (17.65%) SLA
9 3 (17.65%) Nokia

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 8 (47.06%) ISDN
2 8 (47.06%) LAN
2 8 (47.06%) WAN
3 7 (41.18%) ATM
4 6 (35.29%) MPLS
4 6 (35.29%) VoIP
4 6 (35.29%) xDSL
5 5 (29.41%) DWDM
5 5 (29.41%) SDH
5 5 (29.41%) VPN
5 5 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (23.53%) BGP
6 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
6 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
6 4 (23.53%) Firewall
6 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 3 (17.65%) WLAN
8 2 (11.76%) 802.11
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%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
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%) Data Privacy
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%) 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%) 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%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.88%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) Avaya
2 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
2 4 (23.53%) Juniper
3 3 (17.65%) Nokia
3 3 (17.65%) Riverbed
4 2 (11.76%) F5
4 2 (11.76%) Huawei
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec
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%) VMware