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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 370 354 378
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +24
Contract jobs citing Network Design 246 236 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.50% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.65% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 135 100
Average daily rate £455 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £255 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £21.90 £29.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £52.50 £118.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £22.50 £102.50
% change year-on-year
+91.11% -78.04%
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
38464 36543 34805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.46% 77.80% 77.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 25533 23649 21506
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 988 1090
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £45.50 £52.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +23 98 £500 +25.00% 17
South East -7 72 £435 +8.75% 15
North West +7 28 £500 +73.91% 5
South West -6 13 £320 +13.77% 6
Yorkshire -7 12 £320 -1.53% 6
East of England +2 11 £325 -27.77% 14
West Midlands -19 8 £450 +20.00% 6
East Midlands -14 2 £335 -25.79% 3
Network Design
UK

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 251 (47.99%) Cisco
2 236 (45.12%) Firewall
3 180 (34.42%) Cisco Certification
4 170 (32.50%) Data Centre
5 168 (32.12%) WAN
6 158 (30.21%) LAN
7 137 (26.20%) CCNP
8 99 (18.93%) CheckPoint
9 98 (18.74%) Juniper
10 97 (18.55%) VPN
11 96 (18.36%) Security Cleared
12 94 (17.97%) Network Security
13 89 (17.02%) MPLS
14 85 (16.25%) CCIE
15 77 (14.72%) Migration
16 75 (14.34%) OSPF
16 75 (14.34%) BGP
17 74 (14.15%) Finance
17 74 (14.15%) SC Cleared
18 73 (13.96%) Wireless
19 70 (13.38%) Cisco ASA
20 68 (13.00%) Telecoms
21 63 (12.05%) DNS
21 63 (12.05%) Cisco Nexus
22 62 (11.85%) Degree
23 58 (11.09%) Linux
24 57 (10.90%) ITIL
25 56 (10.71%) F5
26 54 (10.33%) VLAN
27 53 (10.13%) CCNA

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (3.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 10 (1.91%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.15%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.76%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.57%) Confluence
5 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.38%) Apache
7 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.19%) JBoss
7 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.44%) MS Office
3 17 (3.25%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.72%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.15%) SaaS
3 5 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.96%) PaaS
4 4 (0.76%) IaaS
5 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.38%) HP Helion
5 2 (0.38%) Office 365
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 236 (45.12%) Firewall
2 168 (32.12%) WAN
3 158 (30.21%) LAN
4 97 (18.55%) VPN
5 94 (17.97%) Network Security
6 89 (17.02%) MPLS
7 75 (14.34%) BGP
7 75 (14.34%) OSPF
8 73 (13.96%) Wireless
9 70 (13.38%) Cisco ASA
10 63 (12.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 63 (12.05%) DNS
11 54 (10.33%) VLAN
12 51 (9.75%) VoIP
13 45 (8.60%) Internet
14 43 (8.22%) SSL
14 43 (8.22%) TCP/IP
15 38 (7.27%) DHCP
15 38 (7.27%) EIGRP
16 35 (6.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.96%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.76%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.19%) DB2
5 1 (0.19%) MS Access
5 1 (0.19%) MySQL
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (1.53%) Rational DOORS
1 8 (1.53%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.38%) Subversion
2 2 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.19%) JIRA
3 1 (0.19%) JUnit
General
1 74 (14.15%) Finance
2 68 (13.00%) Telecoms
3 32 (6.12%) Retail
4 24 (4.59%) Back Office
5 22 (4.21%) Front Office
6 10 (1.91%) Banking
7 9 (1.72%) Military
8 4 (0.76%) Billing
8 4 (0.76%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.57%) Games
9 3 (0.57%) Legal
9 3 (0.57%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Local Government
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) German Language
11 1 (0.19%) International Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 183 (34.99%) Network Engineer
2 134 (25.62%) Architect
3 100 (19.12%) Network Architect
4 87 (16.63%) Design Engineer
5 77 (14.72%) Network Design Engineer
6 48 (9.18%) Senior Network Engineer
7 44 (8.41%) Consultant
8 40 (7.65%) Cisco Engineer
9 38 (7.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 34 (6.50%) Designer
11 25 (4.78%) Network Designer
11 25 (4.78%) Senior Design Engineer
12 24 (4.59%) Network Consultant
13 23 (4.40%) Senior Architect
13 23 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
14 20 (3.82%) Senior Network Design Engineer
15 18 (3.44%) Administrator
16 17 (3.25%) Implementation Engineer
16 17 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 17 (3.25%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.44%) XML
2 14 (2.68%) 802.1X
3 6 (1.15%) .NET
4 5 (0.96%) Leaflet
5 4 (0.76%) Middleware
6 3 (0.57%) HTML
6 3 (0.57%) Web Services
7 2 (0.38%) CSS
7 2 (0.38%) REST
8 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.19%) J2EE
8 1 (0.19%) Play Framework
8 1 (0.19%) RFC 3261
8 1 (0.19%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.19%) SAML
8 1 (0.19%) Sensu
8 1 (0.19%) Servlets
8 1 (0.19%) Spring
8 1 (0.19%) WebRTC
8 1 (0.19%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 170 (32.50%) Data Centre
2 25 (4.78%) Statistics
3 23 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.02%) Clustering
5 14 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (2.10%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.10%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (1.34%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.15%) PKI
10 4 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.76%) iSeries
11 3 (0.57%) CESG
11 3 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.57%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.57%) SCADA
12 2 (0.38%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.38%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.38%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 58 (11.09%) Linux
2 44 (8.41%) Windows
3 23 (4.40%) Windows Server
4 20 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (2.68%) Unix
6 10 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.15%) CentOS
8 6 (1.15%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.96%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.76%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.57%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.19%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (14.72%) Migration
2 57 (10.90%) ITIL
3 45 (8.60%) Load Balancing
4 43 (8.22%) Network Architecture
5 42 (8.03%) Project Management
6 38 (7.27%) Configuration Management
7 34 (6.50%) Validation
8 31 (5.93%) Capacity Management
9 27 (5.16%) High Availability
10 24 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (4.02%) Fault Management
11 21 (4.02%) Functional Testing
11 21 (4.02%) Network Management
12 20 (3.82%) Information Security
13 18 (3.44%) PRINCE2
14 17 (3.25%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (3.06%) Problem Management
16 15 (2.87%) Change Management
17 14 (2.68%) Network Monitoring
17 14 (2.68%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (4.40%) Java
2 16 (3.06%) C
3 12 (2.29%) SQL
4 6 (1.15%) PowerShell
5 4 (0.76%) Lisp
5 4 (0.76%) Python
5 4 (0.76%) Ruby
6 3 (0.57%) Perl
6 3 (0.57%) VB
7 2 (0.38%) MapBasic
7 2 (0.38%) PHP
7 2 (0.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.19%) C#
8 1 (0.19%) C++
8 1 (0.19%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 180 (34.42%) Cisco Certification
2 137 (26.20%) CCNP
3 96 (18.36%) Security Cleared
4 85 (16.25%) CCIE
5 74 (14.15%) SC Cleared
6 62 (11.85%) Degree
7 53 (10.13%) CCNA
8 21 (4.02%) CCDP
9 19 (3.63%) CCSE
10 17 (3.25%) CISSP
11 16 (3.06%) JNCIA
12 15 (2.87%) CCSA
12 15 (2.87%) DV Cleared
13 14 (2.68%) JNCIE
13 14 (2.68%) JNCIS
14 13 (2.49%) JNCIP
15 12 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (2.10%) MCSE
16 11 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.87%) QA
1 15 (2.87%) SLA
2 6 (1.15%) JSP 440
3 5 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) GCP
6 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.19%) RMADS
System Software
1 33 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 27 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.57%) Firmware
3 3 (0.57%) vSphere
3 3 (0.57%) XenApp
4 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.38%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.38%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.19%) Kamailio
5 1 (0.19%) NFS
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (2.10%) Nagios
2 8 (1.53%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (1.34%) FortiGate
4 5 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
4 5 (0.96%) OPNET
4 5 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.76%) SCOM
6 3 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (0.57%) EnCase
6 3 (0.57%) Puppet
7 2 (0.38%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.38%) Cacti
7 2 (0.38%) Cisco LMS
7 2 (0.38%) Nessus
7 2 (0.38%) NSN NetAct
7 2 (0.38%) WSUS
8 1 (0.19%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 251 (47.99%) Cisco
2 99 (18.93%) CheckPoint
3 98 (18.74%) Juniper
4 56 (10.71%) F5
5 50 (9.56%) Microsoft
6 46 (8.80%) VMware
7 29 (5.54%) Citrix
8 27 (5.16%) Palo Alto
9 26 (4.97%) Blue Coat
9 26 (4.97%) HP
10 25 (4.78%) Red Hat
11 21 (4.02%) Fortinet
11 21 (4.02%) Riverbed
12 19 (3.63%) SolarWinds
13 14 (2.68%) Huawei
14 13 (2.49%) NetApp
15 11 (2.10%) Adobe
15 11 (2.10%) Nokia
16 9 (1.72%) Aruba
16 9 (1.72%) IronPort
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