The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 370 366 420
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +54
Contract jobs citing Network Design 243 215 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.44% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.57% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 112 62
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 16
Average hourly rate £41.98 £35.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.25% -16.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £26.90 £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £39.70 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £35.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+19.60% -14.45%
Network Design
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40103 37736 35030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.83% 76.45% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26527 23757 21722
Average daily rate £423 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1093 1022
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Design
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Network Design Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East +9 90 £350 +7.69% 16
London -2 76 £475 +17.79% 17
South West +16 30 £400 - 6
North West -15 16 £331 -30.26% 5
Yorkshire -26 11 £415 +22.96% 3
West Midlands -3 9 £459 +51.27% 8
East of England -6 3 £413 +71.87%
North East -35 3 £340 -15.00%
East Midlands 0 2 £288 -36.98% 4
Network Design
UK

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 282 (54.55%) Cisco
2 210 (40.62%) Cisco Certification
3 181 (35.01%) Firewall
4 175 (33.85%) LAN
5 156 (30.17%) WAN
6 152 (29.40%) CCNP
7 117 (22.63%) Juniper
8 114 (22.05%) Data Centre
9 104 (20.12%) Cisco ASA
10 96 (18.57%) Telecoms
11 87 (16.83%) BGP
11 87 (16.83%) Security Cleared
12 86 (16.63%) Wireless
13 83 (16.05%) CheckPoint
13 83 (16.05%) F5
14 81 (15.67%) CCNA
15 78 (15.09%) OSPF
16 77 (14.89%) ITIL
17 74 (14.31%) MPLS
18 69 (13.35%) VoIP
18 69 (13.35%) Network Security
19 68 (13.15%) Windows
20 67 (12.96%) VPN
21 66 (12.77%) TCP/IP
22 59 (11.41%) Cisco Nexus
23 57 (11.03%) SC Cleared
24 55 (10.64%) Finance
25 52 (10.06%) CCIE
25 52 (10.06%) Linux
26 48 (9.28%) Load Balancing

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 10 (1.93%) SharePoint
1 10 (1.93%) Lync
2 8 (1.55%) nginx
2 8 (1.55%) Apache
2 8 (1.55%) Tomcat
3 4 (0.77%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.39%) JBoss
5 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.19%) IIS
5 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.19%) Smallworld
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.90%) MS Visio
2 15 (2.90%) MS Office
3 10 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) MS Project
4 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 8 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (1.55%) Amazon S3
4 7 (1.35%) Route 53
5 4 (0.77%) IaaS
5 4 (0.77%) HP Helion
6 3 (0.58%) Yammer
7 2 (0.39%) Office 365
8 1 (0.19%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.19%) SaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 181 (35.01%) Firewall
2 175 (33.85%) LAN
3 156 (30.17%) WAN
4 104 (20.12%) Cisco ASA
5 87 (16.83%) BGP
6 86 (16.63%) Wireless
7 78 (15.09%) OSPF
8 74 (14.31%) MPLS
9 69 (13.35%) VoIP
9 69 (13.35%) Network Security
10 67 (12.96%) VPN
11 66 (12.77%) TCP/IP
12 59 (11.41%) Cisco Nexus
13 40 (7.74%) 4G
14 37 (7.16%) SAN
14 37 (7.16%) EIGRP
15 36 (6.96%) 3G
15 36 (6.96%) VLAN
16 34 (6.58%) IPsec
17 33 (6.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.29%) Relational Database
2 11 (2.13%) MongoDB
3 10 (1.93%) MySQL
4 8 (1.55%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.55%) Redis
5 7 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.35%) Couchbase
5 7 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (1.35%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.35%) SimpleDB
6 5 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (1.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.58%) JIRA
3 2 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.19%) Ant
4 1 (0.19%) Maven
4 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 96 (18.57%) Telecoms
2 55 (10.64%) Finance
3 19 (3.68%) Banking
4 13 (2.51%) Retail
5 9 (1.74%) Front Office
5 9 (1.74%) Back Office
6 8 (1.55%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.97%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.77%) Advertising
10 3 (0.58%) Billing
10 3 (0.58%) Law
10 3 (0.58%) Legal
11 2 (0.39%) Electronics
11 2 (0.39%) Games
11 2 (0.39%) Military
11 2 (0.39%) Marketing
11 2 (0.39%) Danish Language
11 2 (0.39%) Swedish Language
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 193 (37.33%) Network Engineer
2 97 (18.76%) Architect
3 77 (14.89%) Design Engineer
4 50 (9.67%) Network Design Engineer
5 48 (9.28%) Network Architect
6 30 (5.80%) Senior Network Engineer
7 26 (5.03%) Infrastructure Architect
8 21 (4.06%) Network Support
9 20 (3.87%) Consultant
9 20 (3.87%) Support Engineer
10 19 (3.68%) Cisco Engineer
11 18 (3.48%) Network Consultant
11 18 (3.48%) IP Engineer
12 16 (3.09%) Analyst
13 15 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
13 15 (2.90%) Network Support Engineer
13 15 (2.90%) Security Engineer
14 13 (2.51%) Performance Engineer
15 12 (2.32%) Network Specialist
15 12 (2.32%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.71%) 802.1X
2 11 (2.13%) Web Services
3 10 (1.93%) Middleware
4 7 (1.35%) POSIX
4 7 (1.35%) CSS
5 6 (1.16%) XML
6 5 (0.97%) SOAP
6 5 (0.97%) XMPP
7 4 (0.77%) SAP PI
7 4 (0.77%) JSP
7 4 (0.77%) MEAP
8 3 (0.58%) jQuery
8 3 (0.58%) Struts
8 3 (0.58%) J2EE
8 3 (0.58%) REST
8 3 (0.58%) Spring
8 3 (0.58%) Ajax
8 3 (0.58%) JSON
8 3 (0.58%) Velocity
9 2 (0.39%) WSRP
Miscellaneous
1 114 (22.05%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 10 (1.93%) User Experience
4 10 (1.93%) Statistics
4 10 (1.93%) iPad
5 8 (1.55%) FlexPod
5 8 (1.55%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.55%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (0.97%) NHS
7 5 (0.97%) Private Cloud
7 5 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (0.77%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.77%) PKI
8 4 (0.77%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.58%) IPTV
9 3 (0.58%) BBC
9 3 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 68 (13.15%) Windows
2 52 (10.06%) Linux
3 21 (4.06%) UNIX
4 14 (2.71%) Android
5 12 (2.32%) CentOS
6 9 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.35%) Data ONTAP
7 7 (1.35%) Solaris
8 6 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.58%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.58%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.19%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (14.89%) ITIL
2 48 (9.28%) Load Balancing
3 36 (6.96%) Configuration Management
4 35 (6.77%) Service Delivery
5 34 (6.58%) Service Management
6 27 (5.22%) Network Monitoring
7 25 (4.84%) Network Management
8 24 (4.64%) Network Architecture
9 23 (4.45%) Network Planning
10 22 (4.26%) Migration
11 20 (3.87%) Capacity Planning
12 19 (3.68%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (3.68%) Project Management
13 18 (3.48%) Capacity Management
14 17 (3.29%) Change Management
14 17 (3.29%) Validation
14 17 (3.29%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (3.09%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (3.09%) Enterprise Architecture
15 16 (3.09%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 10 (1.93%) SQL
2 9 (1.74%) Bash Shell
3 7 (1.35%) Perl
3 7 (1.35%) Python
3 7 (1.35%) Lisp
4 6 (1.16%) Java
4 6 (1.16%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.97%) C
6 1 (0.19%) C++
6 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.19%) Ruby
6 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 210 (40.62%) Cisco Certification
2 152 (29.40%) CCNP
3 87 (16.83%) Security Cleared
4 81 (15.67%) CCNA
5 57 (11.03%) SC Cleared
6 52 (10.06%) CCIE
7 43 (8.32%) Degree
8 34 (6.58%) CCDP
9 15 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (2.51%) MCSA
10 13 (2.51%) Network+ Certification
10 13 (2.51%) A+ Certification
11 8 (1.55%) CCSE
12 7 (1.35%) JNCIP
12 7 (1.35%) CCSA
13 6 (1.16%) JNCIA
13 6 (1.16%) Check Point Certification
13 6 (1.16%) CCDA
13 6 (1.16%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.97%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.26%) SLA
2 7 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.35%) QA
3 4 (0.77%) JSP 440
3 4 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 29 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (3.29%) Hyper-V
3 16 (3.09%) vSphere
4 15 (2.90%) Active Directory
5 13 (2.51%) ProxySG
6 10 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.35%) vCloud
8 5 (0.97%) iptables
9 3 (0.58%) IAG
9 3 (0.58%) NFS
9 3 (0.58%) Firmware
10 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.39%) XenApp
10 2 (0.39%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.19%) pfSense
11 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (3.09%) Puppet
2 15 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (2.32%) FortiGate
4 8 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.35%) SCOM
5 7 (1.35%) Salt
5 7 (1.35%) HAProxy
5 7 (1.35%) Ansible
6 6 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (1.16%) Control-M
6 6 (1.16%) BladeLogic
7 5 (0.97%) SCCM
7 5 (0.97%) OPNET
7 5 (0.97%) CiscoWorks
7 5 (0.97%) RANCID
7 5 (0.97%) NSN NetAct
8 3 (0.58%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.39%) Nagios
9 2 (0.39%) Cacti
10 1 (0.19%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 282 (54.55%) Cisco
2 117 (22.63%) Juniper
3 83 (16.05%) CheckPoint
3 83 (16.05%) F5
4 43 (8.32%) VMware
5 37 (7.16%) Microsoft
6 36 (6.96%) HP
7 24 (4.64%) Nortel
7 24 (4.64%) Nokia
8 23 (4.45%) Blue Coat
9 22 (4.26%) Huawei
10 21 (4.06%) Oracle
11 20 (3.87%) Citrix
12 19 (3.68%) Fortinet
13 18 (3.48%) NetApp
14 16 (3.09%) Remedy
15 15 (2.90%) CA
15 15 (2.90%) Ericsson
16 14 (2.71%) BMC
16 14 (2.71%) Red Hat
Malvern, Worcestershire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £480.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £220 - £310 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Rate: £201 - £250 per day + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Meadows Consulting Limited
Rate: Unspecified £market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Slough
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 25 days ago