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 28 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.

Frame Relay
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 614 601
Rank change year-on-year +33 -13  
Contract jobs citing Frame Relay 2 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.012% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.033% 0.076% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 15
Median daily rate £313 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £325 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £375 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -10.71% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £41.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £41.29

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 5978 7894 7394
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.83% 15.96% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9425 12827 12006
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 843 864 1004
Median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +22.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £45.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

Frame Relay
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Frame Relay as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 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 28 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
South East +26 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £313 -
Midlands - 1 £313 -
Frame Relay
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 6 (85.71%) ATM
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) OSPF
3 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) F5
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) 802.1X
5 2 (28.57%) Multicast
5 2 (28.57%) VRRP
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) SDH
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) CCIE
5 2 (28.57%) CCNP
5 2 (28.57%) WLAN

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) ATM
1 6 (85.71%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) OSPF
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) Multicast
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) PPP
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Network Architect
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IP Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper Architect
2 1 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Switch Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) 802.1X
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) IPTV
2 1 (14.29%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (14.29%) STB
2 1 (14.29%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CCDA
3 1 (14.29%) CCDP
3 1 (14.29%) CCIP
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIA
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) Opsview
2 1 (14.29%) QRadar
2 1 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) AirMagnet
4 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
4 1 (14.29%) Aruba
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) Huawei
4 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk