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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 86 74 65
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing Network Design 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.38% 0.095% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.13% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
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£425 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £353 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.00
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
994 744 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.23% 70.92% 72.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 402 274
Average daily rate £360 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 29 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Milton Keynes -9 4 £425 +3.03%
High Wycombe - - - -
Network Design
South East

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CCIE
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) OSPF
3 3 (37.50%) BGP
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (25.00%) TACACS
4 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) Junos
5 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) eTOM
5 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Huawei
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (12.50%) CCDE

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) OSPF
1 3 (37.50%) BGP
2 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (25.00%) TACACS
2 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (12.50%) LTE
3 1 (12.50%) Junos
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) UMTS
3 1 (12.50%) GPRS
3 1 (12.50%) GSM
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Network Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Network Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) eTOM
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) CCDE
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
1 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) Huawei
3 1 (12.50%) BT
3 1 (12.50%) VMware