The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 57 53 70
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Contract jobs citing Network Design 5 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.73% 1.72% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 2.55% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
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£600 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.69% -17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £353 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.00
Network Design
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
503 431 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.43% 67.45% 68.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 226 349
Average daily rate £405 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 34
Average hourly rate £33.50 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.50% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £37.50 £47.50
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 Hertfordshire

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Design
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Network Design Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the Hertfordshire region.

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 1 £450 -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Network Design
East of England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 8 (80.00%) Cisco
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) CCNA
2 7 (70.00%) CCDP
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Metastorm
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Architect
2 7 (70.00%) Network Architect
2 7 (70.00%) Senior Network Architect
2 7 (70.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) CCNA
2 7 (70.00%) CCDP
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Metastorm
2 1 (10.00%) Nintex
2 1 (10.00%) SAP