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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 199 176 182
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Contract jobs citing Network Design 61 100 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 1.01% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.27% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 26
Median daily rate £425 £388 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +22.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £223 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £555 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 £42.46 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -0.09%
Network Design
England

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
6775 7881 7128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.38% 79.69% 76.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4175 4825 3971
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 268 278
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.09 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.10% +69.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +13 24 £475 +30.13% 7
Hampshire +7 20 £340 +1.49% 1
Surrey +21 14 £450 +20.00% 4
West Sussex 0 1 £501 +48.29%
Buckinghamshire -12 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -23 1 £300 +66.66%
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 85 (46.45%) Cisco
2 72 (39.34%) Firewall
3 70 (38.25%) LAN
4 56 (30.60%) WAN
5 46 (25.14%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (23.50%) MPLS
7 40 (21.86%) Security Cleared
8 39 (21.31%) Data Centre
9 38 (20.77%) Telecoms
10 34 (18.58%) SC Cleared
11 33 (18.03%) Windows
12 32 (17.49%) CheckPoint
12 32 (17.49%) Network Security
13 31 (16.94%) Degree
14 30 (16.39%) Back Office
14 30 (16.39%) Juniper
15 29 (15.85%) VPN
16 27 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
17 24 (13.11%) Change Management
18 23 (12.57%) Configuration Management
18 23 (12.57%) Windows Server
19 22 (12.02%) CCNP
20 21 (11.48%) CCIE
20 21 (11.48%) VMware
21 20 (10.93%) Capacity Management
22 19 (10.38%) Cisco Nexus
22 19 (10.38%) Palo Alto
23 18 (9.84%) Fault Management
23 18 (9.84%) Linux
23 18 (9.84%) BGP

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 4 (2.19%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.55%) Apache
2 1 (0.55%) Confluence
2 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.55%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (6.01%) MS Excel
1 11 (6.01%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (6.01%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (2.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.64%) Office 365
2 3 (1.64%) SaaS
3 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.55%) IaaS
3 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (39.34%) Firewall
2 70 (38.25%) LAN
3 56 (30.60%) WAN
4 43 (23.50%) MPLS
5 32 (17.49%) Network Security
6 29 (15.85%) VPN
7 27 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (10.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (9.84%) BGP
10 17 (9.29%) Wireless
11 16 (8.74%) IPsec
12 15 (8.20%) DNS
12 15 (8.20%) OSPF
13 14 (7.65%) VLAN
14 13 (7.10%) Ethernet
14 13 (7.10%) SSL
15 12 (6.56%) SAN
15 12 (6.56%) VoIP
16 11 (6.01%) DHCP
16 11 (6.01%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.73%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.64%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.55%) DB2
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (2.19%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.55%) JIRA
General
1 38 (20.77%) Telecoms
2 30 (16.39%) Back Office
3 17 (9.29%) Front Office
4 14 (7.65%) Finance
5 11 (6.01%) Retail
6 6 (3.28%) Banking
7 3 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.64%) Marketing
8 1 (0.55%) German Language
8 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (27.87%) Network Engineer
2 46 (25.14%) Architect
3 19 (10.38%) Design Engineer
3 19 (10.38%) Network Design Engineer
4 18 (9.84%) Infrastructure Architect
5 17 (9.29%) Network Architect
6 15 (8.20%) Senior Network Engineer
6 15 (8.20%) Technical Architect
7 14 (7.65%) Support Engineer
8 13 (7.10%) Security Engineer
9 12 (6.56%) Analyst
9 12 (6.56%) Consultant
9 12 (6.56%) Network Security Architect
9 12 (6.56%) Security Architect
10 11 (6.01%) Network Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (6.01%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
11 9 (4.92%) Cisco Architect
11 9 (4.92%) Cisco Network Architect
11 9 (4.92%) Network Analyst
12 8 (4.37%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.83%) .NET
2 6 (3.28%) SOAP
2 6 (3.28%) SPML
2 6 (3.28%) Web Services
3 5 (2.73%) HTML
4 3 (1.64%) Middleware
5 2 (1.09%) J2EE
6 1 (0.55%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.55%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 39 (21.31%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.01%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.46%) Statistics
4 6 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.73%) LPAR
5 5 (2.73%) PKI
6 3 (1.64%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.64%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.09%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.55%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.55%) BBC
8 1 (0.55%) Clustering
8 1 (0.55%) CMDB
8 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.55%) Eurex
8 1 (0.55%) iSeries
8 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.55%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.03%) Windows
2 23 (12.57%) Windows Server
3 18 (9.84%) Linux
4 14 (7.65%) Unix
5 4 (2.19%) AIX
6 2 (1.09%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (13.11%) Change Management
2 23 (12.57%) Configuration Management
3 20 (10.93%) Capacity Management
4 18 (9.84%) Fault Management
4 18 (9.84%) Functional Testing
5 16 (8.74%) Project Management
6 14 (7.65%) Validation
7 13 (7.10%) ITIL
8 12 (6.56%) Migration
9 11 (6.01%) People Management
9 11 (6.01%) Service Management
10 10 (5.46%) High Availability
11 9 (4.92%) Change Control
11 9 (4.92%) Network Architecture
11 9 (4.92%) SOA
11 9 (4.92%) Time Management
12 8 (4.37%) Load Balancing
12 8 (4.37%) Project Planning
12 8 (4.37%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.83%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.37%) Java
2 6 (3.28%) C#
2 6 (3.28%) C++
2 6 (3.28%) Perl
2 6 (3.28%) SQL
3 5 (2.73%) PHP
4 3 (1.64%) C
5 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.55%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 46 (25.14%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (21.86%) Security Cleared
3 34 (18.58%) SC Cleared
4 31 (16.94%) Degree
5 22 (12.02%) CCNP
6 21 (11.48%) CCIE
7 16 (8.74%) CCNA
8 13 (7.10%) MCSE
8 13 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (6.01%) CCSE
10 10 (5.46%) CCSA
11 9 (4.92%) Check Point Certification
12 8 (4.37%) HND
13 6 (3.28%) HNC
14 5 (2.73%) DV Cleared
14 5 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (2.19%) BPSS Clearance
16 3 (1.64%) CCDP
16 3 (1.64%) JNCIA
16 3 (1.64%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.83%) SLA
2 4 (2.19%) JSP 440
2 4 (2.19%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (6.01%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.83%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.73%) vSphere
4 5 (2.73%) XenServer
5 3 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.64%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.64%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.09%) XenApp
6 2 (1.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.28%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (3.28%) OPNET
1 6 (3.28%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (2.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.55%) SCCM
3 1 (0.55%) SCOM
3 1 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.55%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 85 (46.45%) Cisco
2 32 (17.49%) CheckPoint
3 30 (16.39%) Juniper
4 21 (11.48%) VMware
5 19 (10.38%) Palo Alto
6 16 (8.74%) F5
7 12 (6.56%) Microsoft
7 12 (6.56%) SolarWinds
8 10 (5.46%) IBM
8 10 (5.46%) Riverbed
9 8 (4.37%) HP
10 7 (3.83%) Virgin Media
11 6 (3.28%) Citrix
11 6 (3.28%) Huawei
11 6 (3.28%) Nokia
11 6 (3.28%) Oracle
11 6 (3.28%) Tellabs
12 5 (2.73%) Brocade
12 5 (2.73%) Tufin
13 4 (2.19%) Barracuda Networks
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