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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 118 133 112
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Contract jobs citing Network Design 11 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.41% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
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£475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £46.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +40.45%
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
2014 2196 1630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.43% 73.74% 68.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 1253 902
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 138 113
Average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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
Hertfordshire +12 9 £475 +40.74% 1
Bedfordshire -11 2 £500 +5.26% 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Network Design
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (40.91%) CCDP
3 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 7 (31.82%) ITIL
5 7 (31.82%) Windows
5 7 (31.82%) Citrix
5 7 (31.82%) VMware
6 6 (27.27%) CCNP
6 6 (27.27%) CCNA
6 6 (27.27%) Lotus
6 6 (27.27%) IBM Notes
7 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (22.73%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
7 5 (22.73%) MS Office
7 5 (22.73%) SLA
7 5 (22.73%) Juniper
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (18.18%) Network Security
8 4 (18.18%) F5
8 4 (18.18%) Firewall
9 3 (13.64%) Finance
10 2 (9.09%) Migration
10 2 (9.09%) Workflow
10 2 (9.09%) Metastorm
10 2 (9.09%) PKI

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 6 (27.27%) IBM Notes
2 5 (22.73%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Network Security
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) VoIP
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) MPLS
2 1 (4.55%) OSPF
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Architect
2 9 (40.91%) Network Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Support Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Support Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Network Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support
6 1 (4.55%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Migration
2 2 (9.09%) Workflow
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.55%) Product Management
3 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.55%) Information Governance
3 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (4.55%) Dependency Management
3 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (40.91%) CCDP
2 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) CCNP
3 6 (27.27%) CCNA
4 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) CCIE
5 2 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) Citrix
3 7 (31.82%) VMware
4 6 (27.27%) Lotus
5 5 (22.73%) Juniper
6 4 (18.18%) F5
7 2 (9.09%) Metastorm
7 2 (9.09%) HP
7 2 (9.09%) SAP
7 2 (9.09%) Nintex