The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 133 116 122
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing Network Design 16 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.52% 0.33% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.47% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 7
Average daily rate
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£425 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 - £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 - £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £43.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+16.27% +54.95%
Network Design
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2388 1711 2142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.26% 71.11% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1522 896 1135
Average daily rate £400 £365 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £230 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 138 189
Average hourly rate £25.75 £36.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.47% +30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -22 8 £600 -
Essex - 3 £269 -
Cambridgeshire -2 2 £240 - 1
Bedfordshire -18 2 £275 -
Network Design
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (65.22%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (43.48%) LAN
4 9 (39.13%) WAN
4 9 (39.13%) CCNA
5 8 (34.78%) ITIL
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) CCDP
7 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
7 6 (26.09%) Citrix
7 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
7 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) Firewall
8 5 (21.74%) CCNP
9 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
9 4 (17.39%) Publishing
9 4 (17.39%) CCIE
9 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
9 4 (17.39%) Security Architecture
9 4 (17.39%) Network Security
9 4 (17.39%) NetScaler
10 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (13.04%) Degree
10 3 (13.04%) German Language
10 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
10 3 (13.04%) Windows
10 3 (13.04%) VMware
10 3 (13.04%) Project Management
10 3 (13.04%) Extranet
11 2 (8.70%) Lotus

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (8.70%) IBM Notes
1 2 (8.70%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (8.70%) MS Office
4 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) LAN
2 9 (39.13%) WAN
3 5 (21.74%) Firewall
4 4 (17.39%) Network Security
4 4 (17.39%) NetScaler
4 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
5 3 (13.04%) Extranet
6 1 (4.35%) 3G
6 1 (4.35%) 2G
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.35%) 4G
6 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.35%) VPN
6 1 (4.35%) 3GPP
6 1 (4.35%) VoIP
6 1 (4.35%) WLAN
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
1 4 (17.39%) Publishing
2 3 (13.04%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Network Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Network Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Network Security Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Web Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Network Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Network Planner
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.35%) Network Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) J2EE
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
1 1 (4.35%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
1 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Security Architecture
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Network Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.70%) Release Management
5 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Line Management
5 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (39.13%) CCNA
3 6 (26.09%) CCDP
3 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) CCNP
5 4 (17.39%) CCIE
6 3 (13.04%) Degree
7 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) SAP
5 2 (8.70%) Lotus
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) EMC