The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 22 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Design 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.85% - 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% - 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- +51.78%
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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 Ipswich region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86 63 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 73.50% 74.12% 73.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 49 122
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +73.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Network Design
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp