The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 53 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Network Design 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.76% 0.68% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.00
Network Design
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
346 153 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 65.78% 52.04% 74.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 80 131
Average daily rate £425 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 38
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -4 1 £313 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Network Design
South West

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) FTP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) MCP
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) IPv4
4 1 (16.67%) IPv6
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Dell

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) IPv4
3 1 (16.67%) IPv6
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) VRRP
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) Multicast
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Support
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Support
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CWNA
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint