The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 82 101 64
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -37
Contract jobs citing Network Design 39 30 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.59% 1.17% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 1.72% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 10
Average daily rate
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£339 £338 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £267 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £480 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £59.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- +51.78%
Network Design
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1806 1744 2137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.68% 67.97% 67.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 839 770
Average daily rate £390 £375 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 41
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.85 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -25.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.10 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £44.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Design across the Berkshire region.

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Design
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Network Design Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the Berkshire region.

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 6 £281 +2.27% 3
Newbury +1 4 - - 3
Maidenhead - - - -
Network Design
South East

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Network Design also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Design.

1 54 (72.00%) Cisco
2 35 (46.67%) OSPF
2 35 (46.67%) Firewall
2 35 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 35 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (38.67%) CheckPoint
4 25 (33.33%) BGP
5 24 (32.00%) CCIE
6 23 (30.67%) DNS
7 19 (25.33%) CCNP
8 18 (24.00%) MPLS
9 17 (22.67%) WAN
10 15 (20.00%) LAN
11 14 (18.67%) IPsec
12 13 (17.33%) Juniper
12 13 (17.33%) Network Architecture
13 12 (16.00%) VPN
13 12 (16.00%) VoIP
14 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
14 11 (14.67%) Degree
15 10 (13.33%) Load Balancing
15 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
15 10 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
16 9 (12.00%) Network Management
16 9 (12.00%) CISSP
16 9 (12.00%) WLAN
17 8 (10.67%) Active Directory
17 8 (10.67%) Wireless
17 8 (10.67%) Cisco ASA
17 8 (10.67%) Network Security

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Network Design also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Office
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 35 (46.67%) OSPF
1 35 (46.67%) Firewall
2 25 (33.33%) BGP
3 23 (30.67%) DNS
4 18 (24.00%) MPLS
5 17 (22.67%) WAN
6 15 (20.00%) LAN
7 14 (18.67%) IPsec
8 12 (16.00%) VoIP
8 12 (16.00%) VPN
9 9 (12.00%) WLAN
10 8 (10.67%) Wireless
10 8 (10.67%) Network Security
10 8 (10.67%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (9.33%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (9.33%) GSM
12 6 (8.00%) DHCP
12 6 (8.00%) SNMP
12 6 (8.00%) UMTS
13 5 (6.67%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
General
1 35 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.33%) Marketing
3 3 (4.00%) Finance
4 2 (2.67%) Billing
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (53.33%) Design Engineer
2 28 (37.33%) Network Engineer
2 28 (37.33%) IP Engineer
3 16 (21.33%) Network Design Engineer
4 11 (14.67%) Architect
5 5 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 5 (6.67%) Designer
6 4 (5.33%) IP Network Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Security Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Network Designer
6 4 (5.33%) Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Security Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Network Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) .NET
1 1 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (1.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.67%) PKI
1 2 (2.67%) Smartcard
2 1 (1.33%) Handset
2 1 (1.33%) Replication
2 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) UNIX
1 1 (1.33%) Windows
1 1 (1.33%) AIX
1 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.33%) Network Architecture
2 10 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 9 (12.00%) Network Management
4 6 (8.00%) ITIL
5 5 (6.67%) Project Management
6 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.33%) Validation
7 3 (4.00%) eTOM
8 2 (2.67%) Information Management
8 2 (2.67%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.67%) Migration
8 2 (2.67%) Information Security
9 1 (1.33%) TOGAF
9 1 (1.33%) DoDAF
9 1 (1.33%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.33%) SABSA
9 1 (1.33%) Fault Management
9 1 (1.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.33%) Python
2 2 (2.67%) SQL
3 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (32.00%) CCIE
3 19 (25.33%) CCNP
4 11 (14.67%) Degree
4 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
5 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 9 (12.00%) CISSP
7 2 (2.67%) CCNA
7 2 (2.67%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.33%) CISA
8 1 (1.33%) CCSA
8 1 (1.33%) CCSE
8 1 (1.33%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.33%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.33%) CCDP
8 1 (1.33%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 54 (72.00%) Cisco
2 29 (38.67%) CheckPoint
3 13 (17.33%) Juniper
4 7 (9.33%) F5
5 3 (4.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (4.00%) HP
5 3 (4.00%) IBM
6 2 (2.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (2.67%) SGI
6 2 (2.67%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.33%) NetApp
7 1 (1.33%) Nokia
7 1 (1.33%) Siemens
7 1 (1.33%) Veritas
7 1 (1.33%) Cramer
7 1 (1.33%) VMware
7 1 (1.33%) Redback
7 1 (1.33%) CA
7 1 (1.33%) EMC
7 1 (1.33%) Nortel
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