The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design
England / South East
Rank 148 183 207
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +24
Contract jobs citing Network Design 92 73 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.26% 0.89% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.11% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 33 22
Median daily rate £425 £425 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £409 £370
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £42.46 -
% change year-on-year
+29.53% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5884 6563 7065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.39% 79.99% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3451 3925 3900
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 284 242
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +70.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Network Design as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Network Design
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Network Design Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +23 37 £425 -2.85% 4
Berkshire +1 25 £350 -12.50% 2
Oxfordshire 0 9 £650 +112.24% 3
Surrey +19 8 £260 -
Buckinghamshire +4 5 £400 +56.86%
West Sussex - 5 £374 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 89 (55.97%) Cisco
2 57 (35.85%) LAN
3 55 (34.59%) Firewall
4 54 (33.96%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (28.30%) Security Cleared
6 44 (27.67%) Telecoms
7 41 (25.79%) WAN
8 40 (25.16%) CCNP
9 35 (22.01%) SC Cleared
10 34 (21.38%) CCIE
10 34 (21.38%) Degree
11 33 (20.75%) MPLS
11 33 (20.75%) Windows
12 32 (20.13%) CheckPoint
13 30 (18.87%) VMware
14 28 (17.61%) VoIP
15 27 (16.98%) Juniper
16 24 (15.09%) Linux
17 23 (14.47%) CCNA
17 23 (14.47%) Data Centre
18 22 (13.84%) Windows Server
19 21 (13.21%) Migration
19 21 (13.21%) Cisco ASA
20 20 (12.58%) ITIL
21 19 (11.95%) VPN
21 19 (11.95%) F5
22 18 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
22 18 (11.32%) Microsoft
22 18 (11.32%) CCSE
23 16 (10.06%) SAN

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.40%) WebSphere
1 7 (4.40%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.89%) Apache
3 3 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.89%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.26%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (4.40%) MS Office
2 3 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (8.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.26%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (4.40%) SaaS
2 3 (1.89%) Office 365
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 57 (35.85%) LAN
2 55 (34.59%) Firewall
3 41 (25.79%) WAN
4 33 (20.75%) MPLS
5 28 (17.61%) VoIP
6 21 (13.21%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (11.95%) VPN
8 16 (10.06%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (10.06%) SAN
9 15 (9.43%) Network Security
10 14 (8.81%) SSL
11 12 (7.55%) Ethernet
11 12 (7.55%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (7.55%) Wireless
12 11 (6.92%) Unified Communications
13 9 (5.66%) DNS
13 9 (5.66%) SDH
14 8 (5.03%) DWDM
14 8 (5.03%) VLAN
15 7 (4.40%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.40%) DB2
2 7 (4.40%) Hadoop
2 7 (4.40%) IBM BigInsights
2 7 (4.40%) Neo4j
3 2 (1.26%) GIS
3 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.63%) Big Data
4 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.63%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (3.14%) StarTeam
3 2 (1.26%) Subversion
4 1 (0.63%) ERwin
General
1 44 (27.67%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.81%) Retail
3 11 (6.92%) Back Office
4 6 (3.77%) Finance
5 5 (3.14%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.14%) Marketing
6 2 (1.26%) Electronics
6 2 (1.26%) German Language
6 2 (1.26%) Publishing
7 1 (0.63%) Banking
7 1 (0.63%) French Language
7 1 (0.63%) Front Office
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 55 (34.59%) Network Engineer
2 47 (29.56%) Architect
3 29 (18.24%) Infrastructure Architect
4 23 (14.47%) Network Design Engineer
5 22 (13.84%) Design Engineer
6 14 (8.81%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 13 (8.18%) Network Security Architect
7 13 (8.18%) Security Architect
7 13 (8.18%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (8.18%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (6.92%) Network Architect
9 10 (6.29%) Consultant
10 9 (5.66%) Cisco Architect
10 9 (5.66%) Project Manager
11 8 (5.03%) Cisco Network Architect
11 8 (5.03%) Technical Architect
12 7 (4.40%) Cisco Security Architect
12 7 (4.40%) Senior Network Design Engineer
13 6 (3.77%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
13 6 (3.77%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.77%) Middleware
2 5 (3.14%) .NET
3 4 (2.52%) Web Services
4 3 (1.89%) HTML
4 3 (1.89%) J2EE
5 1 (0.63%) CSS
5 1 (0.63%) Sass
5 1 (0.63%) WebRTC
5 1 (0.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.47%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.92%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.03%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.77%) Clustering
5 3 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.89%) PKI
6 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.63%) BBC
7 1 (0.63%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) Statistics
7 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.75%) Windows
2 24 (15.09%) Linux
3 22 (13.84%) Windows Server
4 15 (9.43%) Unix
5 7 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.52%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.89%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.89%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.26%) AIX
8 2 (1.26%) Solaris
9 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.21%) Migration
2 20 (12.58%) ITIL
3 12 (7.55%) PRINCE2
4 11 (6.92%) Service Management
5 10 (6.29%) Configuration Management
6 9 (5.66%) Presales
6 9 (5.66%) SOA
7 8 (5.03%) Capacity Management
7 8 (5.03%) Project Management
7 8 (5.03%) TOGAF
8 7 (4.40%) Time Management
9 6 (3.77%) ITSM
10 5 (3.14%) Fault Management
10 5 (3.14%) Functional Testing
10 5 (3.14%) Server Virtualisation
10 5 (3.14%) Validation
11 4 (2.52%) Information Assurance
11 4 (2.52%) Load Balancing
11 4 (2.52%) Mentoring
12 3 (1.89%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.66%) SQL
2 6 (3.77%) Java
3 5 (3.14%) Perl
4 4 (2.52%) C
4 4 (2.52%) C#
4 4 (2.52%) C++
4 4 (2.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (33.96%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (28.30%) Security Cleared
3 40 (25.16%) CCNP
4 35 (22.01%) SC Cleared
5 34 (21.38%) CCIE
5 34 (21.38%) Degree
6 23 (14.47%) CCNA
7 18 (11.32%) CCSE
8 14 (8.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (8.18%) MCSE
10 11 (6.92%) DV Cleared
11 10 (6.29%) CCDP
11 10 (6.29%) CCSA
12 8 (5.03%) Check Point Certification
13 7 (4.40%) CCIP
13 7 (4.40%) HP ASE
13 7 (4.40%) HP MASE
13 7 (4.40%) JNCIA
13 7 (4.40%) JNCIE
14 6 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.66%) QA
2 4 (2.52%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.26%) SLA
5 1 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.29%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (3.14%) vSphere
4 4 (2.52%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.63%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (4.40%) FortiGate
1 7 (4.40%) Puppet
1 7 (4.40%) ZABBIX
2 4 (2.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (2.52%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (2.52%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.89%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.89%) vMotion
4 2 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.26%) Nagios
4 2 (1.26%) Opsview
4 2 (1.26%) QRadar
4 2 (1.26%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 89 (55.97%) Cisco
2 32 (20.13%) CheckPoint
3 30 (18.87%) VMware
4 27 (16.98%) Juniper
5 19 (11.95%) F5
6 18 (11.32%) Microsoft
7 14 (8.81%) HP
8 11 (6.92%) Palo Alto
9 10 (6.29%) IBM
10 9 (5.66%) Fortinet
10 9 (5.66%) Red Hat
11 8 (5.03%) Aruba
12 7 (4.40%) Oracle
12 7 (4.40%) Riverbed
13 5 (3.14%) Ericsson
14 4 (2.52%) Apple
14 4 (2.52%) Fujitsu
14 4 (2.52%) NetApp
14 4 (2.52%) Splunk
15 3 (1.89%) SonicWALL
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