Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 73 90
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17 -4
Contract jobs citing Network Design 13 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.02% 1.61% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 2.02% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 7
Reading median daily rate £285 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.67% +12.50% +8.40%
10th Percentile £270 £357 £324
90th Percentile £432 £525 £460
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +18.75% +1.27% -9.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Reading median hourly rate £19.38 - £45.00
10th Percentile £16.99 - £42.50
90th Percentile £22.79 - £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.38 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -56.93% +15.38% -33.90%

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 1051 1190 1522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.24% 80.03% 78.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 612 955
Reading median daily rate £403 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% -0.62% +0.63%
10th Percentile £270 £236 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £544
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 44 78
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.13% -25.57% +76.57%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.15 £15.00
90th Percentile £35.95 £55.00 £47.15
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £18.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year -21.92% -31.13% +39.47%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) CCIE
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) CCNP
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) Juniper
5 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 3 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) CCNA
5 3 (23.08%) JNCIP
5 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
5 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (15.38%) IIS
6 2 (15.38%) JNCIE
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (15.38%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (15.38%) F5
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (15.38%) vSphere
6 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Office 365
6 2 (15.38%) Ethernet

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 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
3 2 (15.38%) HTTP
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) MPLS
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) BGP
4 1 (7.69%) FTP
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) Quagga
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Network Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) IP Architect
4 2 (15.38%) IP Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) OSS Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Compliance Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Innovative Thinking
3 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Order to Cash
3 1 (7.69%) Presales
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (7.69%) Workforce Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
1 3 (23.08%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) C-shell
3 1 (7.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCIE
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) CCNP
4 3 (23.08%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) JNCIP
5 2 (15.38%) CCIP
5 2 (15.38%) JNCIE
5 2 (15.38%) MCSA
5 2 (15.38%) MCSE
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (7.69%) CCDA
6 1 (7.69%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (7.69%) CCSA
6 1 (7.69%) CCSE
6 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
6 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) Openswan
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (7.69%) Amdocs
4 1 (7.69%) Arista
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya
4 1 (7.69%) BMC
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Cramer
4 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.69%) Genesys
4 1 (7.69%) Nokia
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Radware
4 1 (7.69%) Verint
4 1 (7.69%) Vyatta