Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 902 883 871
Rank change year-on-year -19 -12 +32
Contract jobs citing Frame Relay 7 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.012% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.051% 0.086% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 8
UK median daily rate £350 £319 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.80% -13.85% +5.71%
10th Percentile £316 £207 £350
90th Percentile £425 £465 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £261 £439
% change year-on-year +19.62% -40.46% +25.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £31.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 - -

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 13,612 13,973 15,461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.92% 13.53% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,222 8,590 9,419
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £200 £180 £213
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 652 712 790
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.73 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.81% -16.78% +7.48%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.00 £11.72
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.23 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.06 £18.56 £24.40
% change year-on-year -2.72% -23.92% +19.02%

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 13 December 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 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 13 December 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 -15 7 £350 +9.80% 2
London +18 5 £350 -15.15% 1
South East -9 2 £313 -3.85%
UK excluding London -22 2 £313 +19.62% 2

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) ATM
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 5 (71.43%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) Network Design
3 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
3 4 (57.14%) CCIE
3 4 (57.14%) Wireless
3 4 (57.14%) Multicast
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 3 (42.86%) CCIE Service Provider
4 3 (42.86%) CCSP
4 3 (42.86%) ISDN
4 3 (42.86%) IGRP
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) Network Management
4 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (28.57%) MPLS
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Finance

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) ATM
1 5 (71.43%) BGP
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) OSPF
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
2 4 (57.14%) Multicast
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) IGRP
3 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
3 3 (42.86%) ISDN
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Network Design
2 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCIE
3 3 (42.86%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 3 (42.86%) CCIE Service Provider
3 3 (42.86%) CCSP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
5 1 (14.29%) CCDP
5 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
5 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) Opsview
2 1 (14.29%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk