Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 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.

Frame Relay
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 883 854 890
Rank change year-on-year -29 +36 -33
Contract jobs citing Frame Relay 16 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.005% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.038% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 5
UK median daily rate £306 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.94% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £209 £335 £209
90th Percentile £350 £491 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £245 £407 £285
% change year-on-year -39.73% +42.88% -18.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £31.00 - £27.50
10th Percentile £30.50 - £26.25
90th Percentile £31.50 - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 - £27.50

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 13,853 13,129 16,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.45% 13.61% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,487 7,886 10,201
UK median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £203 £200 £220
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £397 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.93% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 774 746 810
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.70% -26.00% +21.95%

Frame Relay
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Frame Relay in the UK

Frame Relay
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Frame Relay in the UK

Frame Relay
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Frame Relay over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Frame Relay in the UK

Frame Relay
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Frame Relay in the UK

Frame Relay
Top 7 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 18 August 2018. 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 -18 16 £306 -31.94% 2
UK excluding London -7 9 £245 -39.73% 1
London -21 7 £350 -22.22% 1
East of England - 4 £300 -
Yorkshire - 3 £228 - 1
North of England - 3 £228 - 1
South East -10 2 £313 -

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) ATM
3 10 (62.50%) WAN
4 8 (50.00%) LAN
4 8 (50.00%) OSPF
4 8 (50.00%) BGP
4 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (43.75%) EIGRP
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (43.75%) Juniper
6 6 (37.50%) MPLS
7 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 5 (31.25%) Wireless
7 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 5 (31.25%) Network Design
7 5 (31.25%) Multicast
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (25.00%) CCIE
8 4 (25.00%) SDH
8 4 (25.00%) ISDN
8 4 (25.00%) IPsec
8 4 (25.00%) DSL
9 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco IPCC
9 3 (18.75%) DWDM
9 3 (18.75%) IGRP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) ATM
2 10 (62.50%) WAN
3 8 (50.00%) BGP
3 8 (50.00%) LAN
3 8 (50.00%) OSPF
4 7 (43.75%) EIGRP
5 6 (37.50%) MPLS
6 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 5 (31.25%) Multicast
6 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 5 (31.25%) Wireless
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (25.00%) DSL
7 4 (25.00%) IPsec
7 4 (25.00%) ISDN
7 4 (25.00%) SDH
7 4 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (18.75%) 802.11
8 3 (18.75%) IGRP
8 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Data Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) NOC Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) 802.1X
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Network Design
2 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Network Management
3 3 (18.75%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Data Privacy
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Build Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Test Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCIE
3 3 (18.75%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 3 (18.75%) CCIE Service Provider
3 3 (18.75%) CCSP
4 2 (12.50%) CCNA
4 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) JNCIA
5 1 (6.25%) CCDP
5 1 (6.25%) JNCIP
5 1 (6.25%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (12.50%) Nagios
2 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (6.25%) Opsview
3 1 (6.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) Juniper
3 3 (18.75%) Ericsson
4 2 (12.50%) Avaya
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) Nokia
4 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
4 2 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
5 1 (6.25%) Brocade
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm
5 1 (6.25%) Meraki
5 1 (6.25%) MikroTik
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) Splunk