The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Frame Relay skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Frame Relay over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Frame Relay
England / South East
Rank 238 257 248
Rank change year-on-year +19 -9  
Contract jobs citing Frame Relay 2 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.026% 0.087% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.39% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £501 £220 £118
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +128.01% +86.80%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £220 £118
% change year-on-year +45.78% +86.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £27.94 £117.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -76.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.94 £117.50
% change year-on-year - -76.22%  

Frame Relay is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1467 2039 2018
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.97% 22.11% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 1128 982
Median daily rate £400 £352 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +3.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 103 101
Median hourly rate £19.56 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.42% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

Frame Relay
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Frame Relay as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Frame Relay in the South East

Frame Relay
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Frame Relay in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Frame Relay in the South East

Frame Relay
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Frame Relay in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Frame Relay in the South East

Frame Relay
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Frame Relay within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +22 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £501 -
Frame Relay
England

Frame Relay
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Frame Relay 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 South East region with a requirement for Frame Relay.

1 7 (100.00%) ATM
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Middleware
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 5 (71.43%) IPv4
3 5 (71.43%) IPv6
3 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 5 (71.43%) CCIP
3 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
3 5 (71.43%) Nagios
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (57.14%) Multicast
4 4 (57.14%) Over-the-Top Content
4 4 (57.14%) Video on Demand
4 4 (57.14%) Network Architecture
4 4 (57.14%) STB
4 4 (57.14%) JNCIA
4 4 (57.14%) Huawei
4 4 (57.14%) IPTV
4 4 (57.14%) IGMP
4 4 (57.14%) VLAN
4 4 (57.14%) VPLS

Frame Relay
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) ATM
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) IPv4
2 5 (71.43%) IPv6
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 4 (57.14%) FTP
3 4 (57.14%) HTTP
3 4 (57.14%) ICMP
3 4 (57.14%) IGMP
3 4 (57.14%) Multicast
3 4 (57.14%) OSPF
3 4 (57.14%) RSVP
3 4 (57.14%) SNMP
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) VLAN
3 4 (57.14%) VPLS
3 4 (57.14%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Support
3 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) IPTV
1 4 (57.14%) Over-the-Top Content
1 4 (57.14%) STB
1 4 (57.14%) Video on Demand
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Network Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCIP
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) CCNP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) JNCIA
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Nagios
2 2 (28.57%) Opsview
2 2 (28.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) Huawei
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
5 2 (28.57%) Brocade
5 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
5 2 (28.57%) F5
5 2 (28.57%) Splunk
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft