Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 73 63
Rank change year-on-year -6 -10 +30
Contract jobs citing Network Design 14 13 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.93% 1.03% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.24% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 9
Reading median daily rate £450 £360 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -24.21% +20.63%
10th Percentile £319 £270 £357
90th Percentile £598 £538 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £478 £375
% change year-on-year -0.52% +27.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 1,309 1,048 1,207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.75% 82.98% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 611 633
Reading median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £213 £275 £228
90th Percentile £577 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 44 47
Reading median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -33.33% -27.18%
10th Percentile £17.40 £10.75 £14.25
90th Percentile £63.15 £45.18 £50.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% -41.67%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
1 5 (35.71%) Back Office
1 5 (35.71%) Fault Management
1 5 (35.71%) Capacity Management
1 5 (35.71%) Functional Testing
2 4 (28.57%) LTE
2 4 (28.57%) MPLS
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) OSPF
3 3 (21.43%) VPN
3 3 (21.43%) BGP
4 2 (14.29%) VoLTE
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (14.29%) Radio Network Optimisation
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) 3G
4 2 (14.29%) Benchmarking
4 2 (14.29%) Nokia
4 2 (14.29%) GSM
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) UMTS
4 2 (14.29%) VoIP
4 2 (14.29%) CCIE
4 2 (14.29%) CCNP
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Improvement

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 (7.14%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LTE
1 4 (28.57%) MPLS
2 3 (21.43%) BGP
2 3 (21.43%) OSPF
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) 3G
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) GSM
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) UMTS
3 2 (14.29%) VoIP
3 2 (14.29%) VoLTE
4 1 (7.14%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (7.14%) MGW
4 1 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (7.14%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (7.14%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
General
1 5 (35.71%) Back Office
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Architect
1 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Back Office Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Optimisation Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) RF Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) RF Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3G Network Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Core Network Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) VAS Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Voice Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Debian
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (7.14%) SUSE
1 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Capacity Management
1 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
1 5 (35.71%) Fault Management
1 5 (35.71%) Functional Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Benchmarking
2 2 (14.29%) Network Optimisation
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) Radio Network Optimisation
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCIE
1 2 (14.29%) CCNP
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CCDP
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Huawei
2 2 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (7.14%) BT
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) Mirantis
3 1 (7.14%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) VMware