The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth 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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 19 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Network Design 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.96% 0.84% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 0.99% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +77.27%
Network Design
Hampshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
76 101 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 74.51% 84.87% 77.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 61 40
Average daily rate £330 £327 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.91% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £273 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 15
Average hourly rate £44.50 £38.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.10% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.83 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
2 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) HNC
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Intel Security

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) HNC
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (25.00%) VMware