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 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 137 138 121
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs citing Network Design 5 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.29% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.37% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
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£425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £42.50 £44.60
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -4.70%
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
2372 2447 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.95% 77.76% 72.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1426 1471 884
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 151 125
Average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £43.61 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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
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 2 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
Cambridgeshire -2 2 £425 +77.08%
Bedfordshire - 2 £438 -
Hertfordshire +4 1 - - 2
Network Design
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (35.29%) Juniper
3 6 (35.29%) HP
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
4 5 (29.41%) Converged Infrastructure
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) F5
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
4 5 (29.41%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) Blue Coat
5 4 (23.53%) CCNP
5 4 (23.53%) CCNA
5 4 (23.53%) MPLS
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
6 3 (17.65%) Internet
6 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 3 (17.65%) VPN
6 3 (17.65%) ProxySG
7 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (11.76%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (23.53%) MPLS
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) Internet
5 2 (11.76%) LAN
5 2 (11.76%) VoIP
5 2 (11.76%) WAN
5 2 (11.76%) OSPF
5 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (11.76%) Wireless
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) Wireless Security
6 1 (5.88%) Junos
6 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Applications Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Network Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) IT Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Support
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Support
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) SAP PI
2 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) iPad
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) PKI
3 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Risk Analysis
1 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (29.41%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
2 2 (11.76%) Product Management
2 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
2 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Workflow
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) SOA
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCNP
2 4 (23.53%) CCNA
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) CCIE
3 2 (11.76%) JNCIP
4 1 (5.88%) JNCIE
4 1 (5.88%) CCDP
4 1 (5.88%) CCSA
4 1 (5.88%) CCSE
4 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
4 1 (5.88%) JNCIS
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
2 3 (17.65%) ProxySG
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) HP
2 6 (35.29%) Juniper
3 5 (29.41%) F5
4 4 (23.53%) Blue Coat
5 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) Metastorm
6 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 2 (11.76%) IronPort
6 2 (11.76%) Nintex
6 2 (11.76%) SAP
6 2 (11.76%) Aruba
7 1 (5.88%) Tufin
7 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire
7 1 (5.88%) Fortinet