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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 338 383 293
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -90
Contract jobs citing Network Design 287 185 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.39% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.52% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 98 116
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£400 £419 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £543 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.03% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 19
Average hourly rate £52.50 £46.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.13% +73.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £46.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.75 £51.20 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £43.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+16.27% +62.26%
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
39381 35768 36229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 74.65% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25694 22646 21510
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1037 1346
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 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
London +18 99 £425 -7.60% 16
South East -8 68 £313 -9.09% 7
South West -12 28 £375 +15.38% 5
Yorkshire +21 27 £325 -5.10% 7
West Midlands -7 21 £266 -24.00% 4
East of England -10 15 £481 +31.84% 3
North West -15 7 £370 +0.68% 9
East Midlands +2 3 £450 +8.10%
Midlands - - - -
Network Design
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Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 308 (63.64%) Cisco
2 220 (45.45%) Firewall
3 203 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
4 183 (37.81%) WAN
5 170 (35.12%) LAN
6 132 (27.27%) CCNP
7 121 (25.00%) BGP
8 118 (24.38%) Telecoms
9 115 (23.76%) OSPF
10 98 (20.25%) CheckPoint
11 91 (18.80%) MPLS
12 90 (18.60%) Security Cleared
13 82 (16.94%) Network Security
14 80 (16.53%) Cisco ASA
15 78 (16.12%) SC Cleared
16 76 (15.70%) Juniper
17 74 (15.29%) CCIE
18 73 (15.08%) Windows
19 71 (14.67%) CCNA
20 69 (14.26%) DNS
21 64 (13.22%) HP
22 63 (13.02%) ITIL
23 62 (12.81%) Network Architecture
24 59 (12.19%) Cisco Nexus
24 59 (12.19%) VPN
25 56 (11.57%) Network Management
26 55 (11.36%) Finance
27 54 (11.16%) F5
28 49 (10.12%) CCDP
29 47 (9.71%) Network Monitoring

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 15 (3.10%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (1.65%) Apache
3 8 (1.65%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.03%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.03%) IIS
4 5 (1.03%) IBM Notes
4 5 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (0.83%) Lync
6 3 (0.62%) nginx
6 3 (0.62%) Quickr
6 3 (0.62%) Node.js
6 3 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (0.41%) JBoss
7 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.13%) MS Office
3 11 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.86%) MS Project
5 3 (0.62%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.24%) Office 365
2 5 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.62%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.62%) Route 53
4 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.41%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (0.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 220 (45.45%) Firewall
2 183 (37.81%) WAN
3 170 (35.12%) LAN
4 121 (25.00%) BGP
5 115 (23.76%) OSPF
6 91 (18.80%) MPLS
7 82 (16.94%) Network Security
8 80 (16.53%) Cisco ASA
9 69 (14.26%) DNS
10 59 (12.19%) VPN
10 59 (12.19%) Cisco Nexus
11 46 (9.50%) EIGRP
12 42 (8.68%) Wireless
13 39 (8.06%) SAN
14 37 (7.64%) TCP/IP
14 37 (7.64%) WLAN
15 36 (7.44%) Internet
16 35 (7.23%) VoIP
17 34 (7.02%) SNMP
17 34 (7.02%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.86%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.03%) MySQL
3 5 (1.03%) RDBMS
3 5 (1.03%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.03%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.83%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.62%) Redis
5 3 (0.62%) SimpleDB
5 3 (0.62%) Couchbase
5 3 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.41%) MarkLogic
6 2 (0.41%) Big Data
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.41%) DB2
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Ant
General
1 118 (24.38%) Telecoms
2 55 (11.36%) Finance
3 28 (5.79%) Retail
4 12 (2.48%) Banking
5 11 (2.27%) Legal
6 9 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.45%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.45%) Marketing
8 6 (1.24%) Publishing
9 4 (0.83%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.62%) Billing
10 3 (0.62%) Advertising
10 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.62%) German Language
11 2 (0.41%) Russian Language
11 2 (0.41%) International Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Back Office
11 2 (0.41%) Law
11 2 (0.41%) Military
12 1 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 159 (32.85%) Network Engineer
2 115 (23.76%) Architect
3 80 (16.53%) Design Engineer
4 45 (9.30%) Network Architect
5 44 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
6 43 (8.88%) Consultant
7 41 (8.47%) IP Engineer
8 33 (6.82%) Network Consultant
9 23 (4.75%) Cisco Engineer
10 21 (4.34%) Security Architect
11 20 (4.13%) Analyst
12 18 (3.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 17 (3.51%) Network Specialist
14 16 (3.31%) Infrastructure Architect
14 16 (3.31%) Network Support
14 16 (3.31%) Senior Network Engineer
15 15 (3.10%) Project Manager
15 15 (3.10%) Network Design Consultant
16 13 (2.69%) Support Engineer
16 13 (2.69%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.27%) JSP
2 8 (1.65%) Web Services
3 5 (1.03%) Middleware
4 3 (0.62%) SAP PI
4 3 (0.62%) CSS
5 2 (0.41%) RESTful
5 2 (0.41%) JSON
5 2 (0.41%) XML
5 2 (0.41%) XSD
5 2 (0.41%) JMS
5 2 (0.41%) POSIX
5 2 (0.41%) Servlets
5 2 (0.41%) HTML
5 2 (0.41%) .NET
6 1 (0.21%) J2EE
6 1 (0.21%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.10%) Computer Science
2 10 (2.07%) Management Information System
3 8 (1.65%) Cryptography
3 8 (1.65%) FMCG
4 7 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.24%) Clustering
6 5 (1.03%) NHS
6 5 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (0.83%) Statistics
7 4 (0.83%) CESG
7 4 (0.83%) PKI
8 3 (0.62%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (0.62%) iSeries
9 2 (0.41%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.41%) Social Network
9 2 (0.41%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.41%) User Experience
9 2 (0.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 73 (15.08%) Windows
2 31 (6.40%) Linux
2 31 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (4.55%) UNIX
4 19 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.65%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.83%) CentOS
7 4 (0.83%) SUSE
8 3 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.21%) Android
10 1 (0.21%) VMS
10 1 (0.21%) AIX
10 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (13.02%) ITIL
2 62 (12.81%) Network Architecture
3 56 (11.57%) Network Management
4 47 (9.71%) Network Monitoring
5 45 (9.30%) Load Balancing
6 35 (7.23%) Migration
7 28 (5.79%) Project Management
8 27 (5.58%) Service Delivery
9 19 (3.93%) Incident Management
10 17 (3.51%) Service Management
10 17 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (2.89%) Configuration Management
11 14 (2.89%) Logistics
12 13 (2.69%) Network Planning
12 13 (2.69%) Information Security
12 13 (2.69%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (2.48%) Validation
13 12 (2.48%) Change Control
14 11 (2.27%) High Availability
14 11 (2.27%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (3.93%) SQL
2 12 (2.48%) C
3 9 (1.86%) Lisp
4 7 (1.45%) Python
5 4 (0.83%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.62%) Ruby
6 3 (0.62%) C++
6 3 (0.62%) Java
6 3 (0.62%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.62%) PHP
6 3 (0.62%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.41%) VBScript
8 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 203 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
2 132 (27.27%) CCNP
3 90 (18.60%) Security Cleared
4 78 (16.12%) SC Cleared
5 74 (15.29%) CCIE
6 71 (14.67%) CCNA
7 49 (10.12%) CCDP
8 39 (8.06%) Degree
9 27 (5.58%) CISSP
10 11 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
11 9 (1.86%) JNCIP
11 9 (1.86%) JNCIE
12 8 (1.65%) GIAC
12 8 (1.65%) GCIA
12 8 (1.65%) CNA
12 8 (1.65%) Novell Certification
13 7 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (1.45%) CCDA
13 7 (1.45%) DV Cleared
14 6 (1.24%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.34%) QA
2 16 (3.31%) JSP 440
3 13 (2.69%) SLA
4 6 (1.24%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.83%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.41%) COBIT
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 24 (4.96%) Hyper-V
2 23 (4.75%) Active Directory
3 16 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.69%) vSphere
5 10 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.62%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.62%) XenApp
6 3 (0.62%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.41%) NFS
7 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.41%) HDFS
8 1 (0.21%) IAG
8 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (2.27%) SCCM
2 10 (2.07%) WhatsUp Gold
3 7 (1.45%) OPNET
3 7 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (1.45%) SCOM
4 6 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.24%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.83%) Puppet
5 4 (0.83%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.83%) SCVMM
5 4 (0.83%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (0.83%) SCDPM
6 3 (0.62%) Salt
6 3 (0.62%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.62%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.41%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (0.21%) Cacti
Vendors
1 308 (63.64%) Cisco
2 98 (20.25%) CheckPoint
3 76 (15.70%) Juniper
4 64 (13.22%) HP
5 54 (11.16%) F5
6 44 (9.09%) VMware
6 44 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 29 (5.99%) McAfee
8 26 (5.37%) TippingPoint
9 21 (4.34%) Citrix
10 19 (3.93%) EMC
10 19 (3.93%) Nokia
11 18 (3.72%) Blue Coat
12 17 (3.51%) BMC
13 14 (2.89%) Oracle
14 12 (2.48%) IBM
15 11 (2.27%) NetApp
16 10 (2.07%) Symantec
16 10 (2.07%) BT
17 9 (1.86%) 3PAR
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £ Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue
Rate: From £28,922 to £32,072 per annum Grade G
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £275.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 24 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 25 days ago