Period
to 23 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 77 89
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12 +4
Contract jobs citing Network Design 12 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.96% 1.65% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 2.04% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 8
Reading median daily rate £330 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.53% +15.15% +13.71%
10th Percentile £270 £402 £363
90th Percentile £447 £525 £458
Berkshire median daily rate £480 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +20.00% -3.03% +13.79%
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 - £39.00

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 1,035 1,126 1,513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.54% 80.77% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 569 936
Reading median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.97% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £266 £235 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 40 72
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £23.00 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.96% -25.57% +62.63%
10th Percentile £11.05 £12.83 £15.00
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.07 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £26.75
% change year-on-year -18.31% -33.64% +48.61%

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018, 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%) Cisco
1 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (50.00%) CCIE
4 4 (33.33%) CCNP
4 4 (33.33%) Juniper
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) IIS
6 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
6 2 (16.67%) BGP
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) WAN
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) MCSE
6 2 (16.67%) MCSA
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) CCIP
6 2 (16.67%) CCNA
6 2 (16.67%) VPN
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 2 (16.67%) Computer Science

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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) BGP
2 2 (16.67%) MPLS
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) 4G
3 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (8.33%) Junos
3 1 (8.33%) LTE
3 1 (8.33%) OpenFlow
3 1 (8.33%) OpenVPN
3 1 (8.33%) Quagga
3 1 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IP Architect
3 2 (16.67%) IP Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IP Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) IP Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Compliance Management
3 1 (8.33%) eTOM
3 1 (8.33%) Innovative Thinking
3 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Network Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Order to Cash
3 1 (8.33%) Physics
3 1 (8.33%) Presales
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (8.33%) WFM
3 1 (8.33%) Workforce Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) C-shell
3 1 (8.33%) Korn
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCIE
3 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) CCIP
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) JNCIE
4 2 (16.67%) JNCIP
4 2 (16.67%) MCSA
4 2 (16.67%) MCSE
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (8.33%) CCDP
5 1 (8.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (8.33%) CCSA
5 1 (8.33%) CCSE
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Openswan
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (8.33%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Arista
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (8.33%) Amdocs
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya
5 1 (8.33%) BMC
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Cramer
5 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (8.33%) Genesys
5 1 (8.33%) Nokia
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Radware
5 1 (8.33%) Verint
5 1 (8.33%) Vyatta