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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 331 377 399
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +22
Contract jobs citing Network Design 279 211 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.55% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 94 57
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £256 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £550 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.97% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £21.10 £27.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £47.35 £40.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -15.25%
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
38718 38644 32529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.48% 75.21% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24517 24337 19918
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1106 1127 1038
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.24 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Network Design Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 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
South East +5 102 £350 -7.28% 14
London +25 82 £400 -6.43% 16
West Midlands -9 30 £410 +18.84% 9
North West -9 21 £275 -40.54% 1
East of England +24 14 £475 - 5
Yorkshire - 14 £375 - 5
East Midlands +13 11 £285 - 4
South West -2 7 £400 +1.26% 9
North East - - - - 1
Network Design
UK

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 303 (61.34%) Cisco
2 204 (41.30%) Cisco Certification
3 152 (30.77%) Firewall
4 140 (28.34%) LAN
5 136 (27.53%) CCNP
6 117 (23.68%) WAN
7 115 (23.28%) Telecoms
8 111 (22.47%) Juniper
9 98 (19.84%) BGP
10 93 (18.83%) Cisco ASA
11 91 (18.42%) Security Cleared
11 91 (18.42%) CCNA
12 85 (17.21%) OSPF
13 80 (16.19%) ITIL
14 74 (14.98%) CheckPoint
14 74 (14.98%) Network Security
15 73 (14.78%) SC Cleared
16 69 (13.97%) MPLS
17 67 (13.56%) Cisco Nexus
18 63 (12.75%) VPN
19 61 (12.35%) TCP/IP
19 61 (12.35%) Windows
20 59 (11.94%) CCIE
21 52 (10.53%) F5
22 51 (10.32%) Finance
23 49 (9.92%) VMware
23 49 (9.92%) Microsoft
24 48 (9.72%) HP
25 45 (9.11%) Load Balancing
26 43 (8.70%) DNS

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.02%) Lync
3 8 (1.62%) IIS
4 6 (1.21%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.01%) IBM Notes
5 5 (1.01%) Apache
5 5 (1.01%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.61%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.61%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.61%) nginx
7 3 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (0.61%) JBoss
7 3 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.40%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.20%) Node.js
9 1 (0.20%) Quickr
Applications
1 25 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.04%) MS Office
3 10 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.01%) SaaS
3 5 (1.01%) IaaS
4 3 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.61%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.61%) Route 53
5 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 152 (30.77%) Firewall
2 140 (28.34%) LAN
3 117 (23.68%) WAN
4 98 (19.84%) BGP
5 93 (18.83%) Cisco ASA
6 85 (17.21%) OSPF
7 74 (14.98%) Network Security
8 69 (13.97%) MPLS
9 67 (13.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 63 (12.75%) VPN
11 61 (12.35%) TCP/IP
12 43 (8.70%) DNS
13 42 (8.50%) SAN
13 42 (8.50%) VoIP
14 39 (7.89%) IPsec
15 37 (7.49%) EIGRP
16 36 (7.29%) Wireless
17 34 (6.88%) Internet
17 34 (6.88%) SSL
18 30 (6.07%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.24%) Relational Database
2 12 (2.43%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (1.62%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.21%) MySQL
5 6 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.61%) SimpleDB
6 3 (0.61%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.61%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.61%) Redis
6 3 (0.61%) Couchbase
6 3 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (0.61%) JIRA
2 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.40%) Ant
3 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.20%) Maven
General
1 115 (23.28%) Telecoms
2 51 (10.32%) Finance
3 22 (4.45%) Banking
4 12 (2.43%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.23%) Retail
5 11 (2.23%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.21%) Marketing
7 3 (0.61%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.61%) Advertising
7 3 (0.61%) Law
8 2 (0.40%) Legal
8 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.20%) Front Office
9 1 (0.20%) Games
9 1 (0.20%) Billing
9 1 (0.20%) Danish Language
9 1 (0.20%) French Language
9 1 (0.20%) German Language
9 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.20%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 183 (37.04%) Network Engineer
2 93 (18.83%) Architect
3 88 (17.81%) Design Engineer
4 46 (9.31%) Network Design Engineer
5 39 (7.89%) Network Architect
6 31 (6.28%) Senior Network Engineer
7 29 (5.87%) Consultant
8 24 (4.86%) IP Engineer
9 22 (4.45%) Network Support
10 20 (4.05%) Analyst
11 19 (3.85%) Support Engineer
12 17 (3.44%) Infrastructure Architect
12 17 (3.44%) Senior Design Engineer
13 15 (3.04%) Security Engineer
14 14 (2.83%) Cisco Engineer
14 14 (2.83%) Network Support Engineer
14 14 (2.83%) Network Consultant
14 14 (2.83%) Technical Architect
15 12 (2.43%) Project Manager
16 10 (2.02%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.23%) SOAP
2 9 (1.82%) CSS
3 8 (1.62%) JSP
3 8 (1.62%) .NET
3 8 (1.62%) XML
4 7 (1.42%) Web Services
5 6 (1.21%) SAP PI
6 5 (1.01%) jQuery
6 5 (1.01%) Spring
6 5 (1.01%) Ajax
6 5 (1.01%) Velocity
6 5 (1.01%) Struts
6 5 (1.01%) J2EE
6 5 (1.01%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.61%) WSRP
7 3 (0.61%) JSON
7 3 (0.61%) REST
8 2 (0.40%) POSIX
9 1 (0.20%) Middleware
9 1 (0.20%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 8 (1.62%) iPad
3 8 (1.62%) FlexPod
3 8 (1.62%) Public Cloud
4 7 (1.42%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.21%) NHS
5 6 (1.21%) Cryptography
5 6 (1.21%) PKI
5 6 (1.21%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.01%) Replication
6 5 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (0.81%) User Experience
7 4 (0.81%) Open Source
7 4 (0.81%) Clustering
7 4 (0.81%) IVR
7 4 (0.81%) CESG
8 3 (0.61%) IPTV
8 3 (0.61%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 61 (12.35%) Windows
2 33 (6.68%) Linux
3 15 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.62%) UNIX
6 7 (1.42%) Android
6 7 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.21%) CentOS
8 5 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.40%) Solaris
10 1 (0.20%) NetWare
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (16.19%) ITIL
2 45 (9.11%) Load Balancing
3 32 (6.48%) Network Management
3 32 (6.48%) Network Architecture
4 29 (5.87%) Migration
5 28 (5.67%) Service Management
6 27 (5.47%) Service Delivery
6 27 (5.47%) Network Planning
7 23 (4.66%) Project Management
7 23 (4.66%) Network Monitoring
8 22 (4.45%) Capacity Planning
9 21 (4.25%) ITIL V3
10 17 (3.44%) Configuration Management
11 16 (3.24%) Change Management
12 15 (3.04%) Validation
12 15 (3.04%) Incident Management
13 14 (2.83%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (2.63%) PRINCE2
14 13 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
15 12 (2.43%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.04%) SQL
2 10 (2.02%) Java
3 8 (1.62%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.42%) C#
4 7 (1.42%) Lisp
5 5 (1.01%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.40%) C
6 2 (0.40%) Scala
6 2 (0.40%) Python
6 2 (0.40%) C++
7 1 (0.20%) PHP
7 1 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 204 (41.30%) Cisco Certification
2 136 (27.53%) CCNP
3 91 (18.42%) CCNA
3 91 (18.42%) Security Cleared
4 73 (14.78%) SC Cleared
5 59 (11.94%) CCIE
6 39 (7.89%) CCDP
7 38 (7.69%) Degree
8 30 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (3.24%) MCSA
10 14 (2.83%) A+ Certification
10 14 (2.83%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (1.62%) CCSA
11 8 (1.62%) JNCIP
11 8 (1.62%) MCSE
12 7 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.21%) JNCIS
13 6 (1.21%) CCDA
13 6 (1.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.06%) SLA
2 11 (2.23%) JSP 440
3 10 (2.02%) QA
4 7 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.01%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.05%) Active Directory
3 19 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 19 (3.85%) vSphere
4 12 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (2.02%) vCloud
6 9 (1.82%) ProxySG
7 5 (1.01%) Firmware
8 4 (0.81%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.61%) IAG
9 3 (0.61%) NFS
10 2 (0.40%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.40%) XenApp
10 2 (0.40%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.20%) XenServer
11 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.02%) Puppet
2 9 (1.82%) CiscoWorks
3 8 (1.62%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (1.62%) FortiGate
4 7 (1.42%) SCCM
4 7 (1.42%) SCOM
5 6 (1.21%) NSN NetAct
5 6 (1.21%) OPNET
5 6 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.01%) RANCID
7 4 (0.81%) WhatsUp Gold
7 4 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.61%) Cisco IPCC
8 3 (0.61%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.61%) Salt
9 2 (0.40%) Ansible
9 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.40%) Nagios
10 1 (0.20%) Cacti
10 1 (0.20%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 303 (61.34%) Cisco
2 111 (22.47%) Juniper
3 74 (14.98%) CheckPoint
4 52 (10.53%) F5
5 49 (9.92%) VMware
5 49 (9.92%) Microsoft
6 48 (9.72%) HP
7 27 (5.47%) Blue Coat
8 26 (5.26%) Citrix
9 21 (4.25%) Huawei
10 16 (3.24%) BMC
11 15 (3.04%) NetApp
11 15 (3.04%) McAfee
11 15 (3.04%) SolarWinds
12 14 (2.83%) Infoblox
12 14 (2.83%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 14 (2.83%) IBM
13 13 (2.63%) EMC
13 13 (2.63%) Ericsson
13 13 (2.63%) Brocade
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Rate: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on skills and experience plus bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £498 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £410 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £260.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Telford
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 24 days ago