The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 66 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing Network Design 28 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.05% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £42.50 £44.60
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -4.70%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1082 881 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.09% 73.91% 76.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 501 431
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -51.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.00 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Network Design
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Network Design Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Milton Keynes +13 22 £425 +17.24%
Network Design
South East

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 14 (43.75%) Cisco
1 14 (43.75%) Red Hat
2 12 (37.50%) Clustering
2 12 (37.50%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) XML
2 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) LDAP
2 12 (37.50%) HTTP
2 12 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (37.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (31.25%) Firewall
4 9 (28.13%) F5
5 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 8 (25.00%) Adobe
6 7 (21.88%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (18.75%) WAN
7 6 (18.75%) LAN
7 6 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (18.75%) Wireless
8 5 (15.63%) VMware
8 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
9 4 (12.50%) SOA
9 4 (12.50%) Programme Management
9 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (12.50%) Network Security
9 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (9.38%) FortiGate
10 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 12 (37.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) LDAP
1 12 (37.50%) HTTP
2 10 (31.25%) Firewall
3 6 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (18.75%) Wireless
3 6 (18.75%) LAN
3 6 (18.75%) WAN
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (12.50%) Network Security
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (9.38%) VoIP
5 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.38%) 802.11
5 3 (9.38%) OSPF
5 3 (9.38%) BGP
5 3 (9.38%) EIGRP
5 3 (9.38%) TACACS
6 2 (6.25%) SAN
7 1 (3.13%) 3G
7 1 (3.13%) DWDM
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Architect
2 8 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) IT Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Design Authority
6 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (9.38%) 802.1X
2 3 (9.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Clustering
2 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
1 12 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (12.50%) SOA
2 4 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 3 (9.38%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (9.38%) Network Management
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) B2B
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Test Management
5 1 (3.13%) Test Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) CCNP
2 3 (9.38%) CCDP
3 2 (6.25%) CCIE
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) CCDA
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
1 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.13%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Cisco
1 14 (43.75%) Red Hat
2 9 (28.13%) F5
3 8 (25.00%) Adobe
4 5 (15.63%) VMware
5 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.38%) Citrix
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.38%) Blue Coat
6 3 (9.38%) Sourcefire
6 3 (9.38%) IronPort
7 2 (6.25%) HP
7 2 (6.25%) Juniper
7 2 (6.25%) NetApp
8 1 (3.13%) Fortinet