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 29 June 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.

Network Design
South East > Berkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 60 80
Rank change year-on-year -12 +20  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 28 60 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.53% 2.55% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 3.19% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 16
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £375 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +31.00%  
10th Percentile £425 £308 £193
90th Percentile £538 £500 £380
South East median daily rate £423 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -6.11% +28.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Berkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
South East median hourly rate - £43.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +10.25%  

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 1489 1883 1951
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.46% 80.03% 79.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2747 3826 3056
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
10th Percentile £295 £250 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 194 122
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.75 £13.13
90th Percentile £38.75 £34.50 £39.95
South East median hourly rate £29.75 £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.03% +28.00%  

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 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 3 months to 29 June 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 0 12 £525 +5.00% 1
Wokingham - 2 - -
Slough +1 1 - - 1
Bracknell -1 1 - -
Network Design
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 32 (65.31%) Telecoms
2 25 (51.02%) Cisco
3 19 (38.78%) Firewall
4 16 (32.65%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (26.53%) CCNP
6 12 (24.49%) VPN
6 12 (24.49%) Linux
6 12 (24.49%) Huawei
7 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
8 10 (20.41%) CCIE
8 10 (20.41%) LAN
8 10 (20.41%) BGP
8 10 (20.41%) Load Balancing
9 9 (18.37%) Migration
9 9 (18.37%) HTTP
9 9 (18.37%) Diameter Protocol
9 9 (18.37%) Customer Requirements
10 8 (16.33%) Intelligent Network
10 8 (16.33%) Presales
10 8 (16.33%) MVNO
10 8 (16.33%) REST
10 8 (16.33%) SNMP
10 8 (16.33%) Java
10 8 (16.33%) Perl
10 8 (16.33%) OO
10 8 (16.33%) Python
10 8 (16.33%) SOAP
10 8 (16.33%) Web Services
10 8 (16.33%) Middleware
10 8 (16.33%) SS7

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:

Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.78%) Firewall
2 12 (24.49%) VPN
3 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
4 10 (20.41%) BGP
4 10 (20.41%) LAN
5 9 (18.37%) Diameter Protocol
5 9 (18.37%) HTTP
6 8 (16.33%) INAP
6 8 (16.33%) Intelligent Network
6 8 (16.33%) MVNO
6 8 (16.33%) SNMP
6 8 (16.33%) SS7
7 7 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (14.29%) MPLS
8 6 (12.24%) IPv6
8 6 (12.24%) Multicast
8 6 (12.24%) OSPF
9 5 (10.20%) WAN
9 5 (10.20%) Wireless
10 4 (8.16%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (2.04%) GIS
General
1 32 (65.31%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.24%) Marketing
3 5 (10.20%) Finance
4 2 (4.08%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Front Office
5 1 (2.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (16.33%) Architect
1 8 (16.33%) IP Engineer
1 8 (16.33%) Network Architect
2 6 (12.24%) Network Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco Architect
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco Network Architect
3 4 (8.16%) Design Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) Systems Integrator
4 3 (6.12%) Consultant
4 3 (6.12%) Ericsson Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Civil Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Configuration Specialist
5 2 (4.08%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Network Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Project Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Senior Systems Integrator
5 2 (4.08%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) Middleware
1 8 (16.33%) REST
1 8 (16.33%) SOAP
1 8 (16.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
1 4 (8.16%) Machine to Machine
1 4 (8.16%) Smart Meter
1 4 (8.16%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (6.12%) PKI
2 3 (6.12%) SCADA
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Unix
2 4 (8.16%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Load Balancing
2 9 (18.37%) Customer Requirements
2 9 (18.37%) Migration
3 8 (16.33%) OO
3 8 (16.33%) Presales
3 8 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.24%) Service Management
5 5 (10.20%) Functional Testing
5 5 (10.20%) Project Management
6 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (8.16%) ITIL
6 4 (8.16%) ITIL V3
6 4 (8.16%) ITSM
6 4 (8.16%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (8.16%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (8.16%) Performance Testing
6 4 (8.16%) SDLC
6 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.16%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) Java
1 8 (16.33%) Perl
1 8 (16.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (26.53%) CCNP
3 10 (20.41%) CCIE
4 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 6 (12.24%) CCIP
6 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.12%) CCNA
7 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.08%) Degree
8 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.04%) CCSE
9 1 (2.04%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.08%) vCloud
3 1 (2.04%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) OVSD
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (4.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) Cisco
2 12 (24.49%) Huawei
3 7 (14.29%) Ericsson
4 5 (10.20%) BT
5 4 (8.16%) F5
5 4 (8.16%) Fortinet
5 4 (8.16%) HP
5 4 (8.16%) Juniper
5 4 (8.16%) Palo Alto
6 2 (4.08%) NetApp
6 2 (4.08%) VMware
7 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix
7 1 (2.04%) Cramer
7 1 (2.04%) Nokia
7 1 (2.04%) Nokia Networks
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