Period
to 23 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 6 months to 23 October 2019 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 91 68
Rank change year-on-year -4 -23 -3
Contract jobs citing Network Design 12 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.83% 0.48% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.55% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 11
Reading median daily rate £450 £488 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% +10.53%
10th Percentile £394 £408 £270
90th Percentile £534 £608 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £488
% change year-on-year -5.26% -2.56% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £77.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £77.50 - -

Network Design is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,243 1,262 1,057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.44% 86.91% 84.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 695 597
Reading median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £215 £274
90th Percentile £613 £583 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 19 48
Reading median hourly rate £70.00 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +225.58% +34.38% -28.41%
10th Percentile £20.00 £13.10 £11.10
90th Percentile £83.75 £56.75 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +125.00% +29.03% -11.43%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Network Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in Reading

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Design in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in Reading

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in Reading over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Design in Reading

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Network Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 9 (75.00%) WAN
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) BGP
3 6 (50.00%) CCNP
3 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (41.67%) Fortinet
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 5 (41.67%) CCIE
5 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (33.33%) F5
6 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) VXLAN
6 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (25.00%) MPLS
6 3 (25.00%) OSPF
6 3 (25.00%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) CCDA
6 3 (25.00%) CCDP
6 3 (25.00%) Juniper
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Azure
1 2 (16.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
1 9 (75.00%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) BGP
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (25.00%) MPLS
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) VXLAN
6 2 (16.67%) 802.11
6 2 (16.67%) DMZ
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (16.67%) IPsec
6 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
6 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 2 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Local Government
3 1 (8.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Design Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Architect
4 3 (25.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Optical Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Transmission Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) Fibre Optics
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (8.33%) Architecture Governance
3 1 (8.33%) Architecture Roadmap
3 1 (8.33%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Presales
3 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Server Management
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Management
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (41.67%) CCIE
4 3 (25.00%) CCDA
4 3 (25.00%) CCDP
4 3 (25.00%) CCNA
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
6 1 (8.33%) Master's Degree
6 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (8.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) NCSC
2 1 (8.33%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
2 5 (41.67%) Fortinet
3 4 (33.33%) F5
4 3 (25.00%) Juniper
4 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (8.33%) Aruba
5 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (8.33%) BT
5 1 (8.33%) Ericsson
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Huawei
5 1 (8.33%) Mapinfo
5 1 (8.33%) McAfee
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (8.33%) Zscaler