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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 154 173 181
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Contract jobs citing Network Design 104 76 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 0.80% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.12% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 29 20
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£350 £378 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% +16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £384 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +18.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £39.00 £22.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £34.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +15.25%
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
7510 6809 6094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.02% 71.99% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4242 3803 3178
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 261 265
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 50 £350 +5.66% 5
Hampshire +3 34 £375 -1.31% 6
Surrey +7 8 £383 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £375 - 2
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 87 (53.70%) Cisco
2 59 (36.42%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (35.80%) Telecoms
4 46 (28.40%) Firewall
5 41 (25.31%) ITIL
6 38 (23.46%) CCNP
7 34 (20.99%) BGP
8 33 (20.37%) LAN
9 30 (18.52%) OSPF
10 28 (17.28%) Juniper
11 27 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 27 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
12 26 (16.05%) CCNA
13 25 (15.43%) SC Cleared
14 24 (14.81%) CheckPoint
14 24 (14.81%) MPLS
15 23 (14.20%) VPN
15 23 (14.20%) VoIP
16 22 (13.58%) CCIE
17 20 (12.35%) WAN
17 20 (12.35%) TCP/IP
18 18 (11.11%) VMware
19 17 (10.49%) 3G
19 17 (10.49%) ITIL V3
19 17 (10.49%) Cisco Nexus
20 16 (9.88%) DNS
21 15 (9.26%) SLA
21 15 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
21 15 (9.26%) Service Management
21 15 (9.26%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (3.09%) Lync
2 3 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.85%) JBoss
3 2 (1.23%) Apache
3 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.62%) GroupWise
4 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.62%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.62%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.47%) IaaS
1 4 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.62%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 46 (28.40%) Firewall
2 34 (20.99%) BGP
3 33 (20.37%) LAN
4 30 (18.52%) OSPF
5 27 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (14.81%) MPLS
7 23 (14.20%) VPN
7 23 (14.20%) VoIP
8 20 (12.35%) WAN
8 20 (12.35%) TCP/IP
9 17 (10.49%) 3G
9 17 (10.49%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (9.88%) DNS
11 13 (8.02%) LTE
11 13 (8.02%) 4G
12 11 (6.79%) 2G
13 10 (6.17%) GSM
14 9 (5.56%) DOCSIS
14 9 (5.56%) Network Security
14 9 (5.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.62%) Ant
2 1 (0.62%) Maven
General
1 58 (35.80%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.85%) Finance
3 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.62%) Marketing
4 1 (0.62%) Banking
4 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.62%) Billing
4 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 49 (30.25%) Design Engineer
2 47 (29.01%) Network Engineer
3 19 (11.73%) IP Engineer
4 16 (9.88%) Architect
5 15 (9.26%) Support Engineer
5 15 (9.26%) Senior Network Engineer
6 13 (8.02%) Senior Design Engineer
6 13 (8.02%) Network Design Engineer
7 11 (6.79%) Network Support
8 10 (6.17%) Network Architect
8 10 (6.17%) Network Support Engineer
9 8 (4.94%) Radio Engineer
9 8 (4.94%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (4.94%) Analyst
10 7 (4.32%) VoIP Engineer
10 7 (4.32%) Senior VoIP Engineer
11 6 (3.70%) Consultant
11 6 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
11 6 (3.70%) Senior Network Design Engineer
12 5 (3.09%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.23%) CSS
2 1 (0.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.94%) FlexPod
2 7 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.47%) IVR
4 2 (1.23%) Clustering
4 2 (1.23%) Handset
4 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.23%) NHS
4 2 (1.23%) Frameworx
4 2 (1.23%) Open Source
4 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.62%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (0.62%) BeagleBone
5 1 (0.62%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.62%) Statistics
5 1 (0.62%) Economics
5 1 (0.62%) RMADS
5 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.62%) CMDB
5 1 (0.62%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.94%) Windows
2 6 (3.70%) Linux
3 3 (1.85%) CentOS
4 2 (1.23%) UNIX
5 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.62%) NetWare
5 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.31%) ITIL
2 17 (10.49%) ITIL V3
3 15 (9.26%) Service Management
4 12 (7.41%) Network Planning
5 11 (6.79%) Network Architecture
5 11 (6.79%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (6.79%) Network Management
6 10 (6.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (6.17%) Load Balancing
7 9 (5.56%) Change Management
8 8 (4.94%) CRM
8 8 (4.94%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (3.70%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.70%) PRINCE2
9 6 (3.70%) Project Management
9 6 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.09%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.09%) Asset Management
10 5 (3.09%) ITSM
10 5 (3.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.62%) C++
1 1 (0.62%) Java
1 1 (0.62%) Perl
1 1 (0.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (36.42%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (23.46%) CCNP
3 27 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 26 (16.05%) CCNA
5 25 (15.43%) SC Cleared
6 22 (13.58%) CCIE
7 15 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (9.26%) Degree
8 14 (8.64%) Network+ Certification
8 14 (8.64%) A+ Certification
8 14 (8.64%) MCSA
9 7 (4.32%) CCDP
10 4 (2.47%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (1.85%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.85%) CCDA
11 3 (1.85%) CCSE
11 3 (1.85%) CCSA
12 2 (1.23%) CCDE
12 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.23%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.26%) SLA
2 5 (3.09%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.17%) vSphere
3 9 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.32%) vCloud
6 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.62%) XenApp
7 1 (0.62%) XenServer
7 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.70%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.85%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.23%) Nagios
5 1 (0.62%) Puppet
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.62%) SCCM
5 1 (0.62%) SCOM
Vendors
1 87 (53.70%) Cisco
2 28 (17.28%) Juniper
3 24 (14.81%) CheckPoint
4 18 (11.11%) VMware
5 9 (5.56%) Citrix
5 9 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 9 (5.56%) BMC
5 9 (5.56%) NetApp
6 8 (4.94%) CA
6 8 (4.94%) Actix
7 7 (4.32%) F5
8 5 (3.09%) SolarWinds
8 5 (3.09%) Infoblox
8 5 (3.09%) Verint
8 5 (3.09%) Nokia
8 5 (3.09%) Remedy
8 5 (3.09%) Blue Coat
8 5 (3.09%) Huawei
9 4 (2.47%) BT
9 4 (2.47%) Mitel
Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: Negotiable Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Rate: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on skills and experience plus bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago