The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 April 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 432 421
Contract jobs citing Frame Relay 0 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.013% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.10% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £219 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -46.96%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £285 £413
% change year-on-year - -31.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2377 2936 2968
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.55% 12.76% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1576 2033 1895
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £342
% change year-on-year +6.45% +6.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 44 82
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.34 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.15% -12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

Frame Relay
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Frame Relay
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Frame Relay in London

Frame Relay
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Frame Relay in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 London region with a requirement for Frame Relay.

1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) PPP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) VRRP
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) HSRP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) Meraki

Frame Relay
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (50.00%) HSRP
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) PPP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) VRRP
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) DSL
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Meraki
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Google