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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 150 191 188
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -3
Contract jobs citing Network Design 121 80 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.37% 0.85% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.07% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 40 28
Median daily rate £424 £340 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.63% -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £237 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £432 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +81.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.00 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.90 £21.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% +36.84%
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
7094 7500 6928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.52% 79.41% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4343 4350 3832
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 251 262
Median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.81 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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
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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 59 £375 +32.74% 6
Hampshire +15 38 £475 +18.75% 2
Oxfordshire +19 13 £600 +77.77%
West Sussex -17 4 £350 +16.66%
Buckinghamshire +10 3 £400 +6.66% 1
Surrey -7 3 £380 -42.64% 2
Kent - 2 £950 - 1
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 93 (48.95%) Cisco
2 58 (30.53%) Firewall
3 56 (29.47%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (29.47%) LAN
4 54 (28.42%) WAN
5 49 (25.79%) Security Cleared
6 45 (23.68%) Data Centre
7 38 (20.00%) Degree
8 36 (18.95%) Telecoms
9 35 (18.42%) SC Cleared
10 34 (17.89%) Back Office
11 33 (17.37%) Configuration Management
11 33 (17.37%) Network Security
12 30 (15.79%) Juniper
13 29 (15.26%) Change Management
14 28 (14.74%) CCNP
14 28 (14.74%) MPLS
15 26 (13.68%) CCNA
15 26 (13.68%) Linux
16 25 (13.16%) CheckPoint
16 25 (13.16%) Capacity Management
17 24 (12.63%) Cisco Nexus
17 24 (12.63%) VPN
18 23 (12.11%) Wireless
18 23 (12.11%) Front Office
18 23 (12.11%) BGP
19 21 (11.05%) Finance
20 20 (10.53%) Windows
20 20 (10.53%) Functional Testing
20 20 (10.53%) Fault Management

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 5 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 5 (2.63%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.58%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.53%) Apache
4 1 (0.53%) Confluence
4 1 (0.53%) JBoss
4 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.63%) MS Office
4 1 (0.53%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.11%) Office 365
3 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.05%) SaaS
5 1 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.53%) IaaS
5 1 (0.53%) PaaS
5 1 (0.53%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 58 (30.53%) Firewall
2 56 (29.47%) LAN
3 54 (28.42%) WAN
4 33 (17.37%) Network Security
5 28 (14.74%) MPLS
6 24 (12.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 24 (12.63%) VPN
7 23 (12.11%) BGP
7 23 (12.11%) Wireless
8 19 (10.00%) OSPF
9 18 (9.47%) DNS
9 18 (9.47%) IPsec
10 17 (8.95%) 3G
10 17 (8.95%) 4G
10 17 (8.95%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (7.37%) DHCP
12 13 (6.84%) SNMP
12 13 (6.84%) SSL
12 13 (6.84%) VoIP
13 12 (6.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.16%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.58%) DB2
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
1 10 (5.26%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.53%) JIRA
2 1 (0.53%) JUnit
2 1 (0.53%) Subversion
General
1 36 (18.95%) Telecoms
2 34 (17.89%) Back Office
3 23 (12.11%) Front Office
4 21 (11.05%) Finance
5 5 (2.63%) Military
6 4 (2.11%) Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.05%) Marketing
7 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 58 (30.53%) Network Engineer
2 49 (25.79%) Architect
3 32 (16.84%) Design Engineer
4 28 (14.74%) Network Design Engineer
5 24 (12.63%) Network Architect
6 23 (12.11%) Senior Network Engineer
7 20 (10.53%) Technical Architect
8 18 (9.47%) Senior Design Engineer
9 17 (8.95%) Support Engineer
10 14 (7.37%) Designer
10 14 (7.37%) Senior Network Design Engineer
11 12 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (5.26%) Security Engineer
13 9 (4.74%) Network Technical Architect
13 9 (4.74%) Senior Architect
13 9 (4.74%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (4.21%) Analyst
14 8 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
15 7 (3.68%) Network Analyst
15 7 (3.68%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.21%) SOAP
1 8 (4.21%) SPML
2 7 (3.68%) .NET
3 6 (3.16%) HTML
3 6 (3.16%) Web Services
4 3 (1.58%) J2EE
4 3 (1.58%) Servlets
5 1 (0.53%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.53%) Django
5 1 (0.53%) Guice
5 1 (0.53%) HTML5
5 1 (0.53%) Middleware
5 1 (0.53%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.53%) REST
5 1 (0.53%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.53%) Sensu
5 1 (0.53%) Spring
5 1 (0.53%) WebRTC
5 1 (0.53%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.47%) Statistics
3 14 (7.37%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.74%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.16%) PKI
6 5 (2.63%) LPAR
7 3 (1.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.58%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.05%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.53%) Clustering
9 1 (0.53%) CMDB
9 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.53%) Eurex
9 1 (0.53%) iSeries
9 1 (0.53%) IVR
9 1 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.68%) Linux
2 20 (10.53%) Windows
3 18 (9.47%) Unix
4 11 (5.79%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.21%) CentOS
6 2 (1.05%) AIX
6 2 (1.05%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.37%) Configuration Management
2 29 (15.26%) Change Management
3 25 (13.16%) Capacity Management
4 20 (10.53%) Fault Management
4 20 (10.53%) Functional Testing
5 19 (10.00%) Validation
6 18 (9.47%) Project Management
7 14 (7.37%) ITIL
8 13 (6.84%) High Availability
9 12 (6.32%) Migration
9 12 (6.32%) People Management
10 11 (5.79%) Change Control
10 11 (5.79%) Load Balancing
11 10 (5.26%) Service Delivery
11 10 (5.26%) SOA
12 9 (4.74%) Information Management
12 9 (4.74%) Network Architecture
12 9 (4.74%) Network Management
12 9 (4.74%) Operations Management
12 9 (4.74%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.79%) C
1 11 (5.79%) Java
2 7 (3.68%) C#
3 6 (3.16%) C++
3 6 (3.16%) Perl
4 5 (2.63%) PHP
5 3 (1.58%) SQL
6 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.53%) Lisp
6 1 (0.53%) Python
6 1 (0.53%) Ruby
6 1 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 56 (29.47%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (25.79%) Security Cleared
3 38 (20.00%) Degree
4 35 (18.42%) SC Cleared
5 28 (14.74%) CCNP
6 26 (13.68%) CCNA
7 13 (6.84%) CCIE
8 11 (5.79%) HND
9 9 (4.74%) DV Cleared
10 8 (4.21%) HNC
11 5 (2.63%) CCSA
11 5 (2.63%) CCSE
12 4 (2.11%) CCDP
12 4 (2.11%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (2.11%) JNCIS
13 3 (1.58%) JNCIA
14 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.53%) JNCIP
14 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.79%) SLA
2 10 (5.26%) QA
3 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.21%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.63%) XenServer
4 3 (1.58%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.58%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.58%) vSphere
5 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.05%) XenApp
5 2 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (4.74%) Cisco Prime
1 9 (4.74%) SolarWinds Orion
2 8 (4.21%) OPNET
3 5 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (2.11%) Nagios
5 2 (1.05%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.53%) Amdocs OSS
6 1 (0.53%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.53%) Puppet
6 1 (0.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 93 (48.95%) Cisco
2 30 (15.79%) Juniper
3 25 (13.16%) CheckPoint
4 17 (8.95%) SolarWinds
4 17 (8.95%) VMware
5 13 (6.84%) F5
5 13 (6.84%) Microsoft
5 13 (6.84%) Palo Alto
5 13 (6.84%) Riverbed
6 11 (5.79%) Huawei
6 11 (5.79%) Red Hat
7 9 (4.74%) IBM
8 8 (4.21%) Nokia
9 7 (3.68%) Citrix
9 7 (3.68%) HP
9 7 (3.68%) Oracle
10 6 (3.16%) Barracuda Networks
10 6 (3.16%) Blue Coat
10 6 (3.16%) Tellabs
10 6 (3.16%) Virgin Media