Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Network Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Design over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Design
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 112 103
Rank change year-on-year -27 -9 +26
Contract jobs citing Network Design 22 51 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.56% 1.28% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.51% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 41
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +30.00% +13.21%
10th Percentile £366 £310 £308
90th Percentile £608 £785 £500
South East median daily rate £510 £404 £400
% change year-on-year +26.32% +0.94% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
South East median hourly rate - £57.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year - +33.72% +10.26%

Network Design is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,314 3,373 3,698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.45% 84.43% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,633 1,724 2,012
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £225 £262 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £569
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 112 146
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £17.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.13% -7.41% -32.89%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.30 £11.63
90th Percentile £47.35 £39.43 £43.28
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -2.17%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Network Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in Berkshire

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Design in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in Berkshire

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Design in Berkshire

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design in Berkshire

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -22 7 £488 -7.14% 2
Slough - 5 - -
Maidenhead - 4 £475 - 2
Bracknell -6 1 - -
Windsor - 1 - - 1
Network Design
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Network Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 10 (45.45%) BGP
2 9 (40.91%) OSPF
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco
3 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
4 7 (31.82%) 3G
5 6 (27.27%) MPLS
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (27.27%) Network Management
6 5 (22.73%) 4G
6 5 (22.73%) GGSN
6 5 (22.73%) SGSN
6 5 (22.73%) VPN
6 5 (22.73%) WAN
7 4 (18.18%) CCIE
7 4 (18.18%) Juniper
7 4 (18.18%) Firewall
8 3 (13.64%) VoLTE
8 3 (13.64%) LTE
8 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) VoIP
8 3 (13.64%) Linux
8 3 (13.64%) Python
9 2 (9.09%) ITIL
9 2 (9.09%) LAN
9 2 (9.09%) WLAN
9 2 (9.09%) CCNP
9 2 (9.09%) CCDP
9 2 (9.09%) Nokia
9 2 (9.09%) Red Hat

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) BGP
2 9 (40.91%) OSPF
3 7 (31.82%) 3G
4 6 (27.27%) MPLS
5 5 (22.73%) 4G
5 5 (22.73%) GGSN
5 5 (22.73%) SGSN
5 5 (22.73%) VPN
5 5 (22.73%) WAN
6 4 (18.18%) Firewall
7 3 (13.64%) LTE
7 3 (13.64%) VoIP
7 3 (13.64%) VoLTE
8 2 (9.09%) Diameter Protocol
8 2 (9.09%) MGW
8 2 (9.09%) Network Security
8 2 (9.09%) SIGTRAN
8 2 (9.09%) SNMP
8 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 2 (9.09%) WLAN
General
1 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) 3G Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Mobile Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) 4G Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Security Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Design Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Network Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Voice Design Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Core Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) SCADA
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.55%) Debian
3 1 (4.55%) SUSE
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (27.27%) Network Management
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Information Security
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) High Availability
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.55%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) CCIE
3 2 (9.09%) CCDP
3 2 (9.09%) CCNP
3 2 (9.09%) CEH
3 2 (9.09%) CISM
3 2 (9.09%) CISSP
3 2 (9.09%) CWDP
3 2 (9.09%) CWSP
4 1 (4.55%) CCDE
4 1 (4.55%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (4.55%) CCIE Wireless
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
1 1 (4.55%) KVM
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (9.09%) Mirantis
3 2 (9.09%) Nokia
3 2 (9.09%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) Cyberoam
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) VMware