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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 199 181 138
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -43
Contract jobs citing Network Design 60 58 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.69% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.96% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 27
Average daily rate
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£376 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £345 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.97% -6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £54.50 £46.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.47% +119.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £43.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+16.27% +62.26%
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
7059 6039 6501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.82% 71.37% 70.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4044 3345 3160
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 280 240 321
Average hourly rate £20.84 £32.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 30 October 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
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 30 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +4 31 £333 +2.30% 5
Hampshire -17 12 £250 -23.07% 1
Surrey -3 7 £355 +5.97% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 5 £473 +14.54% 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £525 - 2
Oxfordshire - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 82 (62.12%) Cisco
2 54 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (38.64%) Telecoms
4 49 (37.12%) Firewall
5 47 (35.61%) OSPF
6 40 (30.30%) BGP
7 36 (27.27%) CheckPoint
8 33 (25.00%) CCIE
9 31 (23.48%) Security Cleared
10 29 (21.97%) LAN
11 28 (21.21%) DNS
12 27 (20.45%) CCNP
13 26 (19.70%) WAN
14 24 (18.18%) SC Cleared
15 22 (16.67%) MPLS
16 20 (15.15%) Juniper
17 19 (14.39%) Degree
17 19 (14.39%) Network Architecture
18 16 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
18 16 (12.12%) VPN
19 15 (11.36%) Load Balancing
20 14 (10.61%) VMware
20 14 (10.61%) VoIP
21 13 (9.85%) CCNA
21 13 (9.85%) Linux
21 13 (9.85%) Wireless
21 13 (9.85%) Network Security
22 12 (9.09%) IPsec
22 12 (9.09%) SAN
22 12 (9.09%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (3.79%) Apache
2 3 (2.27%) Lync
3 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.52%) JBoss
3 2 (1.52%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.76%) IIS
4 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.27%) MS Office
2 2 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (37.12%) Firewall
2 47 (35.61%) OSPF
3 40 (30.30%) BGP
4 29 (21.97%) LAN
5 28 (21.21%) DNS
6 26 (19.70%) WAN
7 22 (16.67%) MPLS
8 16 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (12.12%) VPN
9 14 (10.61%) VoIP
10 13 (9.85%) Wireless
10 13 (9.85%) Network Security
11 12 (9.09%) IPsec
11 12 (9.09%) SAN
12 11 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (6.82%) WLAN
13 9 (6.82%) UMTS
13 9 (6.82%) GSM
13 9 (6.82%) Cisco PIX
14 8 (6.06%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
General
1 51 (38.64%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.55%) Finance
3 4 (3.03%) Marketing
4 3 (2.27%) Advertising
5 2 (1.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (35.61%) Design Engineer
2 45 (34.09%) Network Engineer
3 35 (26.52%) IP Engineer
4 20 (15.15%) Architect
5 16 (12.12%) Network Design Engineer
6 10 (7.58%) Network Architect
7 8 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) Designer
9 6 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) IP Network Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Network Designer
10 5 (3.79%) Consultant
10 5 (3.79%) Cisco Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Security Engineer
11 4 (3.03%) Transmission Engineer
11 4 (3.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 4 (3.03%) Installations Engineer
11 4 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.79%) JSP
2 1 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.76%) Middleware
2 1 (0.76%) CSS
2 1 (0.76%) Web Services
2 1 (0.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.03%) Statistics
2 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.52%) Clustering
2 2 (1.52%) PKI
2 2 (1.52%) Smartcard
3 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.76%) Handset
3 1 (0.76%) Replication
3 1 (0.76%) AVVID
3 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
3 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.85%) Linux
2 12 (9.09%) Windows
3 6 (4.55%) UNIX
4 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.03%) CentOS
5 4 (3.03%) SUSE
5 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.76%) AIX
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.39%) Network Architecture
2 15 (11.36%) Load Balancing
3 11 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (8.33%) Network Management
4 10 (7.58%) ITIL
5 7 (5.30%) Project Management
6 6 (4.55%) Migration
6 6 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (3.79%) Mentoring
7 5 (3.79%) TOGAF
8 4 (3.03%) MODAF
8 4 (3.03%) Asset Management
8 4 (3.03%) eTOM
8 4 (3.03%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.03%) Validation
8 4 (3.03%) Line Management
9 3 (2.27%) Software Engineering
9 3 (2.27%) Data Management
9 3 (2.27%) ITIL V3
10 2 (1.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.03%) Python
1 4 (3.03%) C
2 3 (2.27%) SQL
3 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (25.00%) CCIE
3 31 (23.48%) Security Cleared
4 27 (20.45%) CCNP
5 24 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 19 (14.39%) Degree
7 13 (9.85%) CCNA
8 8 (6.06%) CISSP
9 4 (3.03%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.27%) MCSA
10 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.27%) A+ Certification
10 3 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (1.52%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.52%) JNCIE
11 2 (1.52%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.76%) HND
12 1 (0.76%) CCDA
12 1 (0.76%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) JSP 440
2 4 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.27%) SLA
4 2 (1.52%) QA
5 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.03%) vSphere
4 3 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.76%) XenApp
5 1 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.79%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.76%) Cacti
Vendors
1 82 (62.12%) Cisco
2 36 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 20 (15.15%) Juniper
4 14 (10.61%) VMware
5 10 (7.58%) HP
6 6 (4.55%) F5
7 5 (3.79%) McAfee
7 5 (3.79%) Ericsson
8 4 (3.03%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.03%) EMC
8 4 (3.03%) Oracle
8 4 (3.03%) BT
9 3 (2.27%) IBM
9 3 (2.27%) Huawei
9 3 (2.27%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.52%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.52%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.52%) Redback
10 2 (1.52%) SGI
10 2 (1.52%) Nokia
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