The first table below looks at the demand for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 176 180 161
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing Network Design 74 57 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.68% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.96% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 15
Average daily rate £380 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £258 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £369
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £32.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-15.25% -12.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6857 5921 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.79% 70.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3079 3326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 256 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Network Design
England

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Network Design Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -6 37 £338 +3.84% 8
Hampshire +18 22 £380 +35.11% 4
West Sussex +2 5 £500 +66.66%
Surrey -11 2 - -
Kent +7 1 £613 - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 71 (58.68%) Cisco
2 62 (51.24%) Telecoms
3 52 (42.98%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (33.06%) Ethernet
5 36 (29.75%) Firewall
6 34 (28.10%) OSPF
6 34 (28.10%) BGP
7 30 (24.79%) WAN
8 29 (23.97%) LAN
8 29 (23.97%) MPLS
9 28 (23.14%) LTE
10 27 (22.31%) CCNP
10 27 (22.31%) VPN
11 26 (21.49%) 3G
12 25 (20.66%) MS Excel
12 25 (20.66%) Security Cleared
12 25 (20.66%) 2G
13 23 (19.01%) Radio Access Network
14 22 (18.18%) MS Office
14 22 (18.18%) CCNA
15 21 (17.36%) Microsoft
16 20 (16.53%) CheckPoint
17 19 (15.70%) CCIE
17 19 (15.70%) Juniper
17 19 (15.70%) RSVP
17 19 (15.70%) SC Cleared
18 18 (14.88%) VRRP
18 18 (14.88%) Capacity Management
18 18 (14.88%) HSRP
19 16 (13.22%) ATM

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.13%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.13%) SAS
1 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (2.48%) IIS
3 2 (1.65%) Lync
4 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 25 (20.66%) MS Excel
2 22 (18.18%) MS Office
3 7 (5.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (33.06%) Ethernet
2 36 (29.75%) Firewall
3 34 (28.10%) OSPF
3 34 (28.10%) BGP
4 30 (24.79%) WAN
5 29 (23.97%) LAN
5 29 (23.97%) MPLS
6 28 (23.14%) LTE
7 27 (22.31%) VPN
8 26 (21.49%) 3G
9 25 (20.66%) 2G
10 23 (19.01%) Radio Access Network
11 19 (15.70%) RSVP
12 18 (14.88%) VRRP
12 18 (14.88%) HSRP
13 16 (13.22%) ATM
14 11 (9.09%) SDH
14 11 (9.09%) IPsec
14 11 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (8.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.26%) MS Access
2 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.83%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.83%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.83%) QlikView
4 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) ERwin
2 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.83%) ReSharper
2 1 (0.83%) Fiddler
General
1 62 (51.24%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.96%) Finance
3 3 (2.48%) Legal
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 40 (33.06%) Network Engineer
2 35 (28.93%) Design Engineer
3 25 (20.66%) Architect
3 25 (20.66%) Network Design Engineer
4 18 (14.88%) Network Architect
5 13 (10.74%) RAN Engineer
6 12 (9.92%) Test Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) IP Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Consultant
8 5 (4.13%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Network Consultant
9 4 (3.31%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.48%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.48%) Network Design Consultant
10 3 (2.48%) Designer
10 3 (2.48%) Technical Leader
10 3 (2.48%) IP Network Engineer
11 2 (1.65%) Network Design Specialist
11 2 (1.65%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
11 2 (1.65%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.61%) JSP
2 4 (3.31%) .NET
3 2 (1.65%) HTML
4 1 (0.83%) CSS
4 1 (0.83%) XML
4 1 (0.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.48%) Smartcard
1 3 (2.48%) Replication
1 3 (2.48%) PKI
2 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.83%) NHS
3 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.83%) Open Source
3 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.83%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.79%) Windows
2 5 (4.13%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.31%) UNIX
4 3 (2.48%) Linux
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.88%) Capacity Management
2 14 (11.57%) Migration
3 10 (8.26%) Project Management
4 9 (7.44%) Validation
5 8 (6.61%) ITIL
6 7 (5.79%) Network Architecture
6 7 (5.79%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (5.79%) Logistics
7 6 (4.96%) Network Management
8 5 (4.13%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.31%) Information Security
9 4 (3.31%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.31%) E-Commerce
9 4 (3.31%) CAD
10 3 (2.48%) Change Management
10 3 (2.48%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.48%) TOGAF
10 3 (2.48%) Analytics
10 3 (2.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (1.65%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.26%) SQL
1 10 (8.26%) VB
2 8 (6.61%) C
3 3 (2.48%) Perl
3 3 (2.48%) PHP
3 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.65%) Python
5 1 (0.83%) C#
5 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.83%) R
5 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 52 (42.98%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (22.31%) CCNP
3 25 (20.66%) Security Cleared
4 22 (18.18%) CCNA
5 19 (15.70%) CCIE
5 19 (15.70%) SC Cleared
6 12 (9.92%) Degree
7 11 (9.09%) CCDP
8 4 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.31%) CCSA
8 4 (3.31%) CCA
8 4 (3.31%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (3.31%) CISSP
9 3 (2.48%) CISA
9 3 (2.48%) CCSE
10 2 (1.65%) CCSP
11 1 (0.83%) HND
11 1 (0.83%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) COBIT
3 1 (0.83%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.31%) VMware Server
2 4 (3.31%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 71 (58.68%) Cisco
2 21 (17.36%) Microsoft
3 20 (16.53%) CheckPoint
4 19 (15.70%) Juniper
5 16 (13.22%) Huawei
6 12 (9.92%) McAfee
7 11 (9.09%) BT
7 11 (9.09%) VMware
8 10 (8.26%) Blue Coat
9 8 (6.61%) HP
9 8 (6.61%) Business Objects
10 7 (5.79%) Nortel
10 7 (5.79%) Ericsson
10 7 (5.79%) OPNET
10 7 (5.79%) F5
11 5 (4.13%) Citrix
11 5 (4.13%) WatchGuard
12 4 (3.31%) SolarWinds
12 4 (3.31%) Veeam
12 4 (3.31%) Alcatel-Lucent
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £304 to £304 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Venn Group
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Basingstoke
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Basingstoke
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago