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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 72 69 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing Network Design 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.12% 0.50% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.64% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £600 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £42.50 £44.60
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -4.70%
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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
590 624 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.48% 78.49% 74.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 352 189
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £239 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 27 27
Average hourly rate £21.01 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.03% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.05 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) Cisco
1 6 (54.55%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Juniper
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (45.45%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (45.45%) Converged Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (36.36%) Blue Coat
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) ProxySG
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 3 (27.27%) F5
5 2 (18.18%) Nintex
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) SAP PI
5 2 (18.18%) iPad
5 2 (18.18%) Product Management
5 2 (18.18%) Android
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (27.27%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) MPLS
3 2 (18.18%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
4 1 (9.09%) RSVP
4 1 (9.09%) NetScreen
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (9.09%) Junos
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Applications Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Network Support
5 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Network Design Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
2 2 (18.18%) iPad
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (45.45%) Risk Analysis
1 5 (45.45%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
2 2 (18.18%) Product Management
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) CCIE
4 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) JNCIP
5 1 (9.09%) JNCIE
5 1 (9.09%) CCSA
5 1 (9.09%) CCSE
5 1 (9.09%) JNCIA
5 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
1 6 (54.55%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) Blue Coat
4 3 (27.27%) F5
5 2 (18.18%) Nintex
5 2 (18.18%) SAP
5 2 (18.18%) Metastorm
6 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 1 (9.09%) IronPort
6 1 (9.09%) Tufin