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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 344 405 400
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -5
Contract jobs citing Network Design 251 149 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.41% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 78 51
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £17.80 £27.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £40.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £22.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+77.27% -16.98%
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
37734 36043 31566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.13% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24299 23133 19378
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
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 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1110 988
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +17 92 £313 -14.38% 15
London +34 88 £425 - 21
West Midlands +2 23 £451 +0.32% 4
North West -10 15 £290 -38.94% 8
East of England +8 12 £451 -5.00% 9
Yorkshire - 12 £415 - 5
South West +7 3 £550 +25.00% 7
East Midlands -11 3 £283 - 4
North East -11 1 - -
Network Design
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Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 287 (58.10%) Cisco
2 198 (40.08%) Cisco Certification
3 154 (31.17%) Firewall
4 137 (27.73%) CCNP
5 133 (26.92%) LAN
6 124 (25.10%) Juniper
7 114 (23.08%) WAN
8 109 (22.06%) Telecoms
9 103 (20.85%) Cisco ASA
10 84 (17.00%) CCNA
11 80 (16.19%) BGP
12 77 (15.59%) CheckPoint
12 77 (15.59%) ITIL
13 75 (15.18%) Security Cleared
14 73 (14.78%) MPLS
15 72 (14.57%) OSPF
15 72 (14.57%) Windows
16 70 (14.17%) Network Security
17 68 (13.77%) VPN
18 67 (13.56%) TCP/IP
19 59 (11.94%) F5
20 57 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
21 55 (11.13%) CCIE
22 53 (10.73%) Finance
22 53 (10.73%) SC Cleared
23 50 (10.12%) Load Balancing
23 50 (10.12%) Wireless
24 48 (9.72%) VMware
25 47 (9.51%) Microsoft
25 47 (9.51%) VoIP

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.02%) Lync
3 8 (1.62%) Apache
3 8 (1.62%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (1.42%) nginx
5 6 (1.21%) IIS
5 6 (1.21%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.01%) IBM Notes
7 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (0.61%) JBoss
8 3 (0.61%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.61%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.40%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.24%) MS Office
3 13 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 7 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.42%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.21%) Route 53
5 5 (1.01%) IaaS
6 2 (0.40%) SaaS
6 2 (0.40%) Yammer
7 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 154 (31.17%) Firewall
2 133 (26.92%) LAN
3 114 (23.08%) WAN
4 103 (20.85%) Cisco ASA
5 80 (16.19%) BGP
6 73 (14.78%) MPLS
7 72 (14.57%) OSPF
8 70 (14.17%) Network Security
9 68 (13.77%) VPN
10 67 (13.56%) TCP/IP
11 57 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
12 50 (10.12%) Wireless
13 47 (9.51%) VoIP
14 39 (7.89%) IPsec
14 39 (7.89%) 4G
15 38 (7.69%) DNS
16 37 (7.49%) SSL
16 37 (7.49%) SAN
17 35 (7.09%) 3G
18 34 (6.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.64%) Relational Database
2 13 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (2.43%) MongoDB
3 12 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.82%) MySQL
5 7 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.42%) Redis
6 6 (1.21%) SimpleDB
6 6 (1.21%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.21%) Couchbase
6 6 (1.21%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (1.42%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.61%) JIRA
3 2 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.20%) Maven
4 1 (0.20%) Ant
General
1 109 (22.06%) Telecoms
2 53 (10.73%) Finance
3 22 (4.45%) Banking
4 9 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.62%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.62%) Retail
6 4 (0.81%) Front Office
6 4 (0.81%) Back Office
7 3 (0.61%) Marketing
7 3 (0.61%) Advertising
8 2 (0.40%) Law
8 2 (0.40%) Legal
8 2 (0.40%) Games
8 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.40%) Danish Language
8 2 (0.40%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.20%) French Language
9 1 (0.20%) German Language
9 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 174 (35.22%) Network Engineer
2 84 (17.00%) Architect
3 79 (15.99%) Design Engineer
4 43 (8.70%) Network Design Engineer
5 37 (7.49%) Network Architect
6 35 (7.09%) Senior Network Engineer
7 26 (5.26%) Analyst
8 21 (4.25%) Network Support
9 19 (3.85%) Support Engineer
9 19 (3.85%) Consultant
10 18 (3.64%) IP Engineer
10 18 (3.64%) Cisco Engineer
11 17 (3.44%) Senior Design Engineer
12 16 (3.24%) Infrastructure Architect
12 16 (3.24%) Security Engineer
13 13 (2.63%) Performance Engineer
13 13 (2.63%) Network Support Engineer
13 13 (2.63%) Project Manager
14 12 (2.43%) Network Analyst
14 12 (2.43%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.02%) Web Services
2 8 (1.62%) XML
2 8 (1.62%) SOAP
2 8 (1.62%) CSS
3 7 (1.42%) SAP PI
4 6 (1.21%) POSIX
4 6 (1.21%) .NET
4 6 (1.21%) JSP
5 5 (1.01%) jQuery
5 5 (1.01%) Velocity
5 5 (1.01%) Ajax
5 5 (1.01%) Spring
5 5 (1.01%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.01%) Struts
5 5 (1.01%) J2EE
6 3 (0.61%) JSON
6 3 (0.61%) WSRP
6 3 (0.61%) MEAP
6 3 (0.61%) REST
7 2 (0.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.23%) iPad
4 8 (1.62%) Public Cloud
4 8 (1.62%) FlexPod
5 7 (1.42%) PKI
5 7 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.21%) User Experience
6 6 (1.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (1.21%) NHS
6 6 (1.21%) Cryptography
6 6 (1.21%) Statistics
7 5 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (0.81%) Open Source
8 4 (0.81%) Private Cloud
8 4 (0.81%) Clustering
8 4 (0.81%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.81%) IVR
8 4 (0.81%) CESG
9 3 (0.61%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 72 (14.57%) Windows
2 34 (6.88%) Linux
3 15 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (2.43%) UNIX
4 12 (2.43%) Android
5 9 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.21%) CentOS
7 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.61%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.20%) NetWare
8 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (15.59%) ITIL
2 50 (10.12%) Load Balancing
3 34 (6.88%) Service Management
4 32 (6.48%) Network Management
5 30 (6.07%) Service Delivery
6 29 (5.87%) Configuration Management
6 29 (5.87%) Network Planning
7 28 (5.67%) Migration
8 26 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
9 23 (4.66%) Project Management
9 23 (4.66%) Capacity Planning
10 21 (4.25%) Change Management
11 19 (3.85%) ITIL V3
12 18 (3.64%) Network Architecture
13 15 (3.04%) Enterprise Architecture
13 15 (3.04%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (3.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (3.04%) Low Latency
14 14 (2.83%) Validation
14 14 (2.83%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (3.44%) SQL
2 10 (2.02%) Java
3 8 (1.62%) Bash Shell
3 8 (1.62%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.42%) Lisp
5 6 (1.21%) Python
5 6 (1.21%) C#
6 3 (0.61%) Perl
7 2 (0.40%) Scala
7 2 (0.40%) C
8 1 (0.20%) Ruby
8 1 (0.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 198 (40.08%) Cisco Certification
2 137 (27.73%) CCNP
3 84 (17.00%) CCNA
4 75 (15.18%) Security Cleared
5 55 (11.13%) CCIE
6 53 (10.73%) SC Cleared
7 45 (9.11%) Degree
8 34 (6.88%) CCDP
9 26 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (2.83%) MCSA
11 13 (2.63%) A+ Certification
11 13 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
12 11 (2.23%) CCSA
13 8 (1.62%) JNCIP
14 7 (1.42%) CCSE
14 7 (1.42%) Check Point Certification
15 6 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (1.21%) CCDA
15 6 (1.21%) JNCIS
16 5 (1.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.86%) SLA
2 10 (2.02%) QA
3 8 (1.62%) JSP 440
4 6 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 26 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (4.66%) Active Directory
3 22 (4.45%) Hyper-V
4 19 (3.85%) vSphere
5 11 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.02%) vCloud
7 8 (1.62%) ProxySG
8 5 (1.01%) Firmware
9 4 (0.81%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.61%) NFS
10 3 (0.61%) IAG
11 2 (0.40%) XenApp
12 1 (0.20%) XenServer
12 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (2.43%) Puppet
2 11 (2.23%) FortiGate
3 10 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.82%) SCOM
5 8 (1.62%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (1.62%) SCCM
6 6 (1.21%) NSN NetAct
6 6 (1.21%) Ansible
6 6 (1.21%) HAProxy
6 6 (1.21%) Salt
7 5 (1.01%) CiscoWorks
7 5 (1.01%) OPNET
7 5 (1.01%) RANCID
8 4 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (0.61%) WhatsUp Gold
10 2 (0.40%) Cisco IPCC
10 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.40%) Nagios
11 1 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 287 (58.10%) Cisco
2 124 (25.10%) Juniper
3 77 (15.59%) CheckPoint
4 59 (11.94%) F5
5 48 (9.72%) VMware
6 47 (9.51%) Microsoft
7 42 (8.50%) HP
8 27 (5.47%) Citrix
9 25 (5.06%) Huawei
10 24 (4.86%) Blue Coat
11 16 (3.24%) NetApp
12 15 (3.04%) Brocade
12 15 (3.04%) Ericsson
12 15 (3.04%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 15 (3.04%) Oracle
12 15 (3.04%) McAfee
13 14 (2.83%) Remedy
13 14 (2.83%) BMC
13 14 (2.83%) Nortel
14 13 (2.63%) Nokia
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