The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Frame Relay skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Frame Relay over the 3 months to 30 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.

Frame Relay
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 613 580
Rank change year-on-year +42 -33  
Contract jobs citing Frame Relay 5 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.022% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.082% 0.15% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 10
Median daily rate £320 £220 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -33.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £218 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £220 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £220 £118
% change year-on-year +45.78% +86.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £27.94 £117.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -76.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.94 £117.50
% change year-on-year - -76.22%  

Frame Relay is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6071 7371 7304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.46% 14.75% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3741 4476 4043
Median daily rate £401 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.02% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 308 406
Median hourly rate £22.85 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.90% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £12.74 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Frame Relay
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Frame Relay as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Frame Relay in England

Frame Relay
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Frame Relay in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Frame Relay in England

Frame Relay
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Frame Relay in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Frame Relay in England

Frame Relay
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Frame Relay in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Frame Relay in England

Frame Relay
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 30 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
South East +13 2 £501 +128.01%
London +32 1 - - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £320 -
West Midlands - 1 £313 -
Frame Relay
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Frame Relay.

1 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 16 (80.00%) MPLS
3 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (70.00%) Firewall
4 13 (65.00%) ATM
5 12 (60.00%) CCNP
5 12 (60.00%) VLAN
6 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
6 11 (55.00%) CCNA
7 10 (50.00%) Windows
7 10 (50.00%) OSPF
7 10 (50.00%) BGP
8 9 (45.00%) Juniper
8 9 (45.00%) Ethernet
9 8 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (35.00%) Wireless
10 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (35.00%) Internet
10 7 (35.00%) Middleware
10 7 (35.00%) VRRP
11 6 (30.00%) Finance
11 6 (30.00%) Nagios
11 6 (30.00%) CCIE
11 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
11 6 (30.00%) DNS
11 6 (30.00%) PPP
11 6 (30.00%) WAN
11 6 (30.00%) LAN
11 6 (30.00%) Linux
11 6 (30.00%) Unix

Frame Relay
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) MPLS
2 14 (70.00%) Firewall
3 13 (65.00%) ATM
4 12 (60.00%) VLAN
5 10 (50.00%) BGP
5 10 (50.00%) OSPF
6 9 (45.00%) Ethernet
7 8 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (35.00%) Internet
8 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (35.00%) VRRP
8 7 (35.00%) Wireless
9 6 (30.00%) DNS
9 6 (30.00%) LAN
9 6 (30.00%) PPP
9 6 (30.00%) WAN
10 5 (25.00%) IPv4
10 5 (25.00%) IPv6
11 4 (20.00%) FTP
11 4 (20.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
General
1 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Electronics
4 2 (10.00%) Billing
4 2 (10.00%) German Language
5 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Juniper Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless Product Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Support
6 1 (5.00%) Data Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IP Design Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Middleware
2 3 (15.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (5.00%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) IPTV
1 4 (20.00%) Over-the-Top Content
1 4 (20.00%) STB
1 4 (20.00%) Video on Demand
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) PMI
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Unix
3 3 (15.00%) Android
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Network Architecture
1 4 (20.00%) Network Design
2 3 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 3 (15.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (15.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) Presales
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Logistics
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (60.00%) CCNP
3 11 (55.00%) CCNA
4 6 (30.00%) CCIE
5 5 (25.00%) CCIP
6 4 (20.00%) JNCIA
7 3 (15.00%) CCDA
7 3 (15.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (10.00%) CCDP
8 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Nagios
2 3 (15.00%) Opsview
2 3 (15.00%) QRadar
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) Juniper
3 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 4 (20.00%) F5
4 4 (20.00%) Huawei
5 3 (15.00%) ArcSight
5 3 (15.00%) Brocade
5 3 (15.00%) Meraki
5 3 (15.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (15.00%) Splunk
6 2 (10.00%) AirMagnet
6 2 (10.00%) CA
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix
6 2 (10.00%) Ericsson
7 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.00%) Google
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft