The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 52 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Design 18 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.59% - 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% - 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £350
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
534 238 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 76.83% 67.42% 65.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 124 137
Average daily rate £355 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 20
Average hourly rate £20.13 £30.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.91% +80.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £7.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Network Design
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the North East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Network Design Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 19 (95.00%) WAN
1 19 (95.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 10 (50.00%) Juniper
2 10 (50.00%) DNS
2 10 (50.00%) SSL
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 10 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 10 (50.00%) F5
3 9 (45.00%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (45.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 9 (45.00%) Network Management
3 9 (45.00%) Service Management
3 9 (45.00%) Incident Management
3 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
3 9 (45.00%) HP
4 8 (40.00%) McAfee
4 8 (40.00%) QA
4 8 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (35.00%) Network Security
5 7 (35.00%) Cryptography
5 7 (35.00%) C
5 7 (35.00%) TippingPoint
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (35.00%) Junos
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 6 (30.00%) MS Office
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) WAN
1 19 (95.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) DNS
2 10 (50.00%) SSL
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 10 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (35.00%) Network Security
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (35.00%) Junos
5 6 (30.00%) SAN
6 3 (15.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Architect
2 9 (45.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Network Support
3 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Network Monitoring
1 9 (45.00%) Network Management
1 9 (45.00%) Service Management
1 9 (45.00%) Incident Management
1 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
2 6 (30.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (30.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (50.00%) Juniper
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco
1 10 (50.00%) F5
2 9 (45.00%) HP
3 8 (40.00%) McAfee
4 7 (35.00%) TippingPoint
5 6 (30.00%) 3PAR
5 6 (30.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.00%) Crossbeam
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Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
Posted: 5 days ago