The first table below looks at the demand for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 140 119 123
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs citing Network Design 9 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.30% 0.042% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.060% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Average daily rate
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£240 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £350 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £381
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +16.78%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2224 1663 2034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.28% 69.58% 67.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1304 873 1005
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 131 231
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Network Design
England

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Network Design
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Network Design Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Hertfordshire 0 2 £538 +53.57% 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £240 -
Essex - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 3
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (50.00%) Network Security
3 8 (44.44%) Juniper
4 7 (38.89%) CCDP
4 7 (38.89%) CCNP
5 6 (33.33%) Firewall
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) LAN
5 6 (33.33%) F5
6 5 (27.78%) NetScaler
6 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) WAN
6 5 (27.78%) Citrix
7 4 (22.22%) Publishing
7 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
7 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
8 3 (16.67%) CCNA
8 3 (16.67%) Change Management
9 2 (11.11%) Migration
9 2 (11.11%) 3G
9 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (11.11%) VMware
9 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
9 2 (11.11%) WLAN
9 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
9 2 (11.11%) SAS
9 2 (11.11%) ITIL
9 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) SAS
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Network Security
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) LAN
3 5 (27.78%) WAN
3 5 (27.78%) NetScaler
4 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (11.11%) WLAN
5 2 (11.11%) 3G
5 2 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 2 (11.11%) 4G
6 1 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (5.56%) LTE
6 1 (5.56%) NAS
6 1 (5.56%) 2G
6 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.56%) SAN
6 1 (5.56%) Internet
6 1 (5.56%) 3GPP
6 1 (5.56%) UMTS
6 1 (5.56%) VoIP
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Publishing
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Network Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Network Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Security Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Web Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) ERP
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (38.89%) CCNP
2 7 (38.89%) CCDP
3 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.56%) MCITP
6 1 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) ISEB
6 1 (5.56%) NCDA
6 1 (5.56%) NCIE
6 1 (5.56%) VCAP
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.56%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.56%) XenApp
1 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Juniper
3 6 (33.33%) F5
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) WatchGuard
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Veeam
6 1 (5.56%) SAP
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
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