Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

Frame Relay
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 885 872 869
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3 -7
Contract jobs citing Frame Relay 11 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.013% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.078% 0.086% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 12
UK median daily rate £313 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -1.75% +37.02%
10th Percentile £206 £350 £289
90th Percentile £470 £483 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £261 £488 £350
% change year-on-year -46.41% +39.29% +29.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £41.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £41.29

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 14116 16276 15916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.70% 15.50% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8591 9824 9211
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £214 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 741 834 1023
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +13.45% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.89 £48.26 £45.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.04 £25.00 £20.97
% change year-on-year -27.84% +19.23% +4.84%

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 24 November 2017.

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 9 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 24 November 2017. 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 -9 11 £313 -10.71% 1
UK excluding London +35 9 £261 -46.41% 1
North of England - 6 £210 -
Yorkshire - 6 £210 -
London -13 2 £450 +28.57%
Midlands +28 1 £313 -35.90%
South East +4 1 £325 - 1
South West - 1 £501 -
East Midlands - 1 £313 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 with a requirement for Frame Relay.

1 11 (100.00%) ATM
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Ericsson
2 7 (63.64%) DWDM
2 7 (63.64%) SDH
3 5 (45.45%) Nokia
3 5 (45.45%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (27.27%) VoIP
5 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
6 2 (18.18%) F5
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (18.18%) Network Management
6 2 (18.18%) MPLS
6 2 (18.18%) Juniper
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Network Design
7 1 (9.09%) Brocade
7 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
7 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) Business Development
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (9.09%) Wireless Security

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 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) ATM
2 7 (63.64%) DWDM
2 7 (63.64%) SDH
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) MPLS
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (9.09%) FCoE
6 1 (9.09%) HSRP
6 1 (9.09%) Multicast
6 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
6 1 (9.09%) WAAS
6 1 (9.09%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) NOC Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Rollout Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) Opsview
1 1 (9.09%) QRadar
1 1 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Ericsson
3 5 (45.45%) Nokia
4 2 (18.18%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
5 1 (9.09%) Aruba
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya
5 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
5 1 (9.09%) Brocade
5 1 (9.09%) BT
5 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Nortel
5 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
5 1 (9.09%) Siemens
5 1 (9.09%) Splunk
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec