Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 114 128
Rank change year-on-year -15 +14 -5
Contract jobs citing Network Design 47 53 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.15% 1.31% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.60% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 16
Berkshire median daily rate £480 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.87% -6.06% +9.63%
10th Percentile £300 £308 £315
90th Percentile £788 £523 £538
South East median daily rate £436 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +2.65% +1.80% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.38 - £39.00
10th Percentile £16.99 - £38.50
90th Percentile £22.79 - £47.50
South East median hourly rate £19.38 - £39.00

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 3,400 3,309 3,854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 82.99% 81.97% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,784 1,747 2,112
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 119 168
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £26.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -32.74% +29.28%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £42.10 £50.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.59 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.98% -21.37% +62.16%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 0 12 £330 -30.53% 4
Bracknell -6 11 - - 4
Newbury -8 7 - -
Maidenhead -5 2 £550 +6.28%
Slough +6 1 £675 +107.69%
Network Design
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Network Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 21 (44.68%) Cisco
2 18 (38.30%) Firewall
3 16 (34.04%) Programme Management
4 15 (31.91%) Juniper
5 14 (29.79%) Telecoms
6 12 (25.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (23.40%) Data Centre
7 11 (23.40%) CheckPoint
8 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (21.28%) Citrix
8 10 (21.28%) DAB
8 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
8 10 (21.28%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (19.15%) NX-OS
10 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
10 8 (17.02%) CCIE
11 7 (14.89%) Radio Access Network
12 5 (10.64%) 4G
12 5 (10.64%) Billing
12 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (10.64%) BGP
13 4 (8.51%) MPLS
13 4 (8.51%) CCNP
13 4 (8.51%) Python
13 4 (8.51%) LAN
13 4 (8.51%) VoIP
13 4 (8.51%) WAN
13 4 (8.51%) DNS
13 4 (8.51%) VMware
13 4 (8.51%) Degree

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 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.26%) IIS
1 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (38.30%) Firewall
2 12 (25.53%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (21.28%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (21.28%) DAB
4 9 (19.15%) NX-OS
5 7 (14.89%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (10.64%) 4G
6 5 (10.64%) BGP
7 4 (8.51%) DNS
7 4 (8.51%) LAN
7 4 (8.51%) LTE
7 4 (8.51%) MPLS
7 4 (8.51%) SGSN
7 4 (8.51%) VoIP
7 4 (8.51%) WAN
8 3 (6.38%) GGSN
8 3 (6.38%) OSPF
8 3 (6.38%) VoWiFi
8 3 (6.38%) VPN
9 2 (4.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Big Data
1 1 (2.13%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (2.13%) GIS
1 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (29.79%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.64%) Billing
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Architect
2 9 (19.15%) Domain Architect
3 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Designer
5 5 (10.64%) Network Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Network Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Programme Director
6 4 (8.51%) Design Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) IP Architect
7 3 (6.38%) IP Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Mobile Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Cloud Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.13%) IVR
4 1 (2.13%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Programme Management
2 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (8.51%) Service Design
4 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.38%) ITIL
4 3 (6.38%) Product Management
5 2 (4.26%) Analytics
5 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.26%) eTOM
5 2 (4.26%) Information Security
5 2 (4.26%) IT Strategy
5 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.13%) Compliance Management
6 1 (2.13%) Innovative Thinking
6 1 (2.13%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (2.13%) Presales
6 1 (2.13%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) Python
2 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) C-shell
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) Korn
3 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) CCIE
2 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) CCNP
3 4 (8.51%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) JNCIE
5 2 (4.26%) CCIP
5 2 (4.26%) CCNA
5 2 (4.26%) CEH
5 2 (4.26%) CISM
5 2 (4.26%) CISSP
5 2 (4.26%) JNCIP
5 2 (4.26%) MCSA
5 2 (4.26%) MCSE
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.13%) CCDP
6 1 (2.13%) CCSA
6 1 (2.13%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) GDPR
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.26%) vSphere
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.13%) Openswan
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Ansible
2 1 (2.13%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (2.13%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Cisco
2 15 (31.91%) Juniper
3 11 (23.40%) CheckPoint
4 10 (21.28%) Citrix
5 4 (8.51%) VMware
6 3 (6.38%) Ericsson
6 3 (6.38%) Huawei
7 2 (4.26%) Arista
7 2 (4.26%) BMC
7 2 (4.26%) F5
7 2 (4.26%) HP
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle
8 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.13%) NetApp
8 1 (2.13%) Nokia
8 1 (2.13%) Radware
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) SAP
8 1 (2.13%) Verint
8 1 (2.13%) Vyatta