Period
to 3 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 3 July 2020 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.

Frame Relay
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 574 854 884
Rank change year-on-year +280 +30 -33
Contract jobs citing Frame Relay 8 8 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.068% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 11
Median daily rate £490 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +16.67% -5.14%
10th Percentile £425 £249 £208
90th Percentile £495 £351 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £267 £236
% change year-on-year +83.30% +13.15% -25.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Frame Relay is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,573 11,746 13,690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.47% 12.62% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,180 7,225 8,412
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £189 £200 £205
90th Percentile £625 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £401 £390
% change year-on-year +2.37% +2.69% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 574 754
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.33 £19.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.40% +9.40% -2.05%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.00 £12.20
90th Percentile £52.70 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £20.50 £19.65 £19.24
% change year-on-year +4.35% +2.12% -0.74%

Frame Relay
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Frame Relay as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Frame Relay in the UK

Frame Relay
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Frame Relay.

Daily rate trend for Frame Relay in the UK

Frame Relay
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Frame Relay.

Hourly rate trend for Frame Relay in the UK

Frame Relay
Top 4 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 3 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +265 8 £490 +40.00% 2
UK excluding London +206 8 £490 +83.30% 2
South East +149 6 £490 +155.01%
East of England +70 2 - -

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Frame Relay 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 with a requirement for Frame Relay.

1 8 (100.00%) CCIE
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) Network Management
2 7 (87.50%) IPsec
2 7 (87.50%) VLAN
2 7 (87.50%) MPLS
2 7 (87.50%) Spanning Tree
3 6 (75.00%) Ethernet
3 6 (75.00%) SNMP
3 6 (75.00%) LAN
3 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) Network Planning
3 6 (75.00%) Migration
4 5 (62.50%) SSH
4 5 (62.50%) WAAS
4 5 (62.50%) DMVPN
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (62.50%) DHCP
4 5 (62.50%) FTP
4 5 (62.50%) HTTPS
4 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
5 4 (50.00%) Project Delivery
5 4 (50.00%) Python
6 3 (37.50%) CCDP

Frame Relay
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
2 7 (87.50%) IPsec
2 7 (87.50%) MPLS
2 7 (87.50%) Spanning Tree
2 7 (87.50%) VLAN
3 6 (75.00%) Ethernet
3 6 (75.00%) LAN
3 6 (75.00%) SNMP
3 6 (75.00%) WAN
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (62.50%) DHCP
4 5 (62.50%) DMVPN
4 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 5 (62.50%) FTP
4 5 (62.50%) HTTPS
4 5 (62.50%) SSH
4 5 (62.50%) WAAS
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
1 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
1 7 (87.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Network Management
2 6 (75.00%) Migration
2 6 (75.00%) Network Planning
3 4 (50.00%) Project Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (25.00%) B2B
6 1 (12.50%) Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Network Design
6 1 (12.50%) Presales
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCIE
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCDP
2 3 (37.50%) CCIE Routing and Switching
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (12.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) F5
2 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
3 2 (25.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) MikroTik
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) VMware