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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design
South East / Berkshire
Rank 79 107 90
Rank change year-on-year +28 -17  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 20 19 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.10% 0.77% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.96% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 20
Median daily rate £350 £435 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.54% +24.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £313 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £670 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £438 £350
% change year-on-year -10.57% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +4.44% +21.62%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1459 1977 2201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.47% 80.33% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 1023 1147
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 45 54
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £96.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Network Design as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Reading +16 8 £394 -9.48%
Slough +10 4 £350 -13.04%
Newbury - 3 - - 1
Bracknell - 2 £325 - 1
Network Design
South East

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 33 (66.00%) Cisco
2 28 (56.00%) Telecoms
3 19 (38.00%) Firewall
4 17 (34.00%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (26.00%) CCIE
5 13 (26.00%) CCNP
5 13 (26.00%) VoIP
6 12 (24.00%) LAN
6 12 (24.00%) Migration
7 11 (22.00%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (22.00%) VPN
7 11 (22.00%) CCNA
7 11 (22.00%) CheckPoint
8 10 (20.00%) Unified Communications
9 7 (14.00%) Juniper
9 7 (14.00%) Linux
9 7 (14.00%) Cisco UCCE
9 7 (14.00%) CCSE
9 7 (14.00%) Cisco UCCX
9 7 (14.00%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (12.00%) Degree
11 5 (10.00%) Unix
11 5 (10.00%) SSL
11 5 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
12 4 (8.00%) Presales
12 4 (8.00%) F5
12 4 (8.00%) 3G
12 4 (8.00%) MPLS

Network Design
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.00%) Firewall
2 13 (26.00%) VoIP
3 12 (24.00%) LAN
4 11 (22.00%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (22.00%) VPN
5 10 (20.00%) Unified Communications
6 5 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (10.00%) SSL
7 4 (8.00%) 3G
7 4 (8.00%) MPLS
7 4 (8.00%) Network Security
7 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (8.00%) WAN
8 3 (6.00%) 2G
8 3 (6.00%) 4G
8 3 (6.00%) DNS
8 3 (6.00%) HTTP
8 3 (6.00%) NetScaler
8 3 (6.00%) VLAN
9 2 (4.00%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) GIS
2 2 (4.00%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 28 (56.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Back Office
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) Design Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Cisco Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco Network Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Civil Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.00%) IP Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Design Authority
7 2 (4.00%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Middleware
1 2 (4.00%) REST
1 2 (4.00%) SOAP
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) WebRTC
2 1 (2.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.00%) Machine to Machine
2 3 (6.00%) PKI
2 3 (6.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) SCADA
4 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Unix
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
4 2 (4.00%) Solaris
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Migration
2 4 (8.00%) Presales
3 3 (6.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.00%) CAD
4 2 (4.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.00%) Fault Management
4 2 (4.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (4.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (4.00%) OO
4 2 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (2.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.00%) Network Management
5 1 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.00%) SIEM
5 1 (2.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) Java
1 2 (4.00%) Perl
1 2 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (26.00%) CCIE
2 13 (26.00%) CCNP
3 11 (22.00%) CCNA
4 7 (14.00%) CCSE
5 6 (12.00%) Degree
6 5 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.00%) CCIP
8 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (6.00%) vSphere
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (14.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 7 (14.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (6.00%) vMotion
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 33 (66.00%) Cisco
2 11 (22.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (14.00%) Juniper
4 4 (8.00%) F5
4 4 (8.00%) VMware
5 3 (6.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (6.00%) Huawei
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (4.00%) BT
6 2 (4.00%) EMC
6 2 (4.00%) Ericsson
6 2 (4.00%) HP
6 2 (4.00%) NetApp
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle
7 1 (2.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix
7 1 (2.00%) Cramer
7 1 (2.00%) Nokia
7 1 (2.00%) SAP
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