Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 81 95
Rank change year-on-year +21 +14 -11
Contract jobs citing Network Design 23 35 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.81% 1.92% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 2.44% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 4
Reading median daily rate £525 £500 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +47.06% -17.58%
10th Percentile £343 £313 £332
90th Percentile £538 £500 £384
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +40.00% +10.29% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -78.33%

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 999 1437 1471
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 78.72% 78.65% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 820 820
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £388
% change year-on-year +3.66% +5.81% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 35 51
Reading median hourly rate £18.34 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% -1.02% +26.24%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.65 £13.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £43.28 £40.19
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £24.06
% change year-on-year - -37.66% +37.49%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 14 (60.87%) Cisco
2 13 (56.52%) CCNP
2 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
3 11 (47.83%) Telecoms
4 10 (43.48%) Firewall
4 10 (43.48%) BGP
5 8 (34.78%) CCIE
5 8 (34.78%) Migration
5 8 (34.78%) Presales
6 7 (30.43%) VPN
7 6 (26.09%) IPv6
7 6 (26.09%) MPLS
7 6 (26.09%) OSPF
7 6 (26.09%) CCIP
7 6 (26.09%) Huawei
7 6 (26.09%) Marketing
7 6 (26.09%) Multicast
8 5 (21.74%) BT
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (17.39%) ITIL
9 4 (17.39%) Windows
9 4 (17.39%) VoIP
9 4 (17.39%) ICMP
9 4 (17.39%) OVSD
9 4 (17.39%) ITSM
9 4 (17.39%) Service Management
9 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery

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:

Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
2 10 (43.48%) BGP
2 10 (43.48%) Firewall
3 7 (30.43%) VPN
4 6 (26.09%) IPv6
4 6 (26.09%) MPLS
4 6 (26.09%) Multicast
4 6 (26.09%) OSPF
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (17.39%) ICMP
5 4 (17.39%) VoIP
5 4 (17.39%) Wireless
6 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications
7 2 (8.70%) LAN
7 2 (8.70%) WAN
8 1 (4.35%) DHCP
8 1 (4.35%) DNS
8 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.35%) HTTP
8 1 (4.35%) Megaco
General
1 11 (47.83%) Telecoms
2 6 (26.09%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Back Office
4 1 (4.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
1 6 (26.09%) IP Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Network Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Network Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Civil Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Design Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IP Architect
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Service Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Configuration Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Migration
1 8 (34.78%) Presales
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL V3
2 4 (17.39%) ITSM
2 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
2 4 (17.39%) Service Management
2 4 (17.39%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Fault Management
4 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) CCNP
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (34.78%) CCIE
3 6 (26.09%) CCIP
4 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) CCNA
6 1 (4.35%) CCDA
6 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
6 1 (4.35%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) OVSD
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco
2 6 (26.09%) Huawei
3 5 (21.74%) BT
4 4 (17.39%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.35%) F5
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper
5 1 (4.35%) Nokia
5 1 (4.35%) Nokia Networks