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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 195 184 153
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -31
Contract jobs citing Network Design 60 49 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.58% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.81% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 12
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£368 £327 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.38% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £254 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.22% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -18.03%
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
6911 6059 5441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.84% 72.08% 70.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3819 3186 2690
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 256 334
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +11 35 £381 +17.30% 6
Hampshire -21 10 £299 -10.01% 5
Buckinghamshire - 5 £425 -
Kent - 4 - -
Surrey -8 3 £321 +16.81% 2
Oxfordshire -19 2 £336 -3.92% 2
West Sussex - 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 81 (63.28%) Cisco
2 48 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 44 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (34.38%) Firewall
4 39 (30.47%) BGP
5 35 (27.34%) OSPF
6 29 (22.66%) CheckPoint
6 29 (22.66%) Security Cleared
7 27 (21.09%) LAN
8 25 (19.53%) WAN
8 25 (19.53%) CCIE
9 24 (18.75%) SC Cleared
10 21 (16.41%) DNS
10 21 (16.41%) CCNP
11 19 (14.84%) VMware
11 19 (14.84%) Network Architecture
12 18 (14.06%) MPLS
13 17 (13.28%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (12.50%) VoIP
14 16 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (11.72%) Juniper
16 14 (10.94%) SAN
16 14 (10.94%) VPN
17 13 (10.16%) ITIL
18 12 (9.38%) CCNA
18 12 (9.38%) Degree
19 11 (8.59%) Load Balancing
19 11 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
19 11 (8.59%) HP
19 11 (8.59%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3 (2.34%) JBoss
1 3 (2.34%) Apache
1 3 (2.34%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.34%) Lync
2 2 (1.56%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.78%) GroupWise
3 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.78%) FrameMaker
1 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (34.38%) Firewall
2 39 (30.47%) BGP
3 35 (27.34%) OSPF
4 27 (21.09%) LAN
5 25 (19.53%) WAN
6 21 (16.41%) DNS
7 18 (14.06%) MPLS
8 17 (13.28%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (12.50%) VoIP
10 14 (10.94%) VPN
10 14 (10.94%) SAN
11 10 (7.81%) Network Security
12 8 (6.25%) TCP/IP
13 7 (5.47%) IPsec
14 6 (4.69%) IP Telephony
14 6 (4.69%) Ethernet
14 6 (4.69%) EIGRP
15 5 (3.91%) SNMP
15 5 (3.91%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Ant
General
1 48 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.47%) Finance
3 3 (2.34%) Advertising
4 1 (0.78%) Marketing
4 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (31.25%) Design Engineer
2 35 (27.34%) Network Engineer
3 26 (20.31%) IP Engineer
4 25 (19.53%) Architect
5 16 (12.50%) Network Architect
6 10 (7.81%) Network Design Engineer
7 7 (5.47%) Consultant
7 7 (5.47%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Network Designer
8 6 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.69%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.69%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Designer
9 5 (3.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Analyst
9 5 (3.91%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Security Consultant
9 5 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) IT Security Consultant
10 4 (3.13%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) JSP
2 2 (1.56%) CSS
3 1 (0.78%) Web Services
3 1 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.13%) IVR
1 4 (3.13%) Statistics
2 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.34%) Clustering
3 2 (1.56%) AVVID
4 1 (0.78%) NHS
4 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.78%) CMDB
4 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.59%) Linux
2 10 (7.81%) Windows
3 6 (4.69%) UNIX
4 5 (3.91%) CentOS
5 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.78%) SUSE
8 1 (0.78%) AIX
8 1 (0.78%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.84%) Network Architecture
2 13 (10.16%) ITIL
3 11 (8.59%) Load Balancing
3 11 (8.59%) Network Management
4 9 (7.03%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (6.25%) Project Management
6 7 (5.47%) Change Management
6 7 (5.47%) TOGAF
6 7 (5.47%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (4.69%) Network Planning
8 5 (3.91%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (3.91%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.13%) Line Management
9 4 (3.13%) MODAF
9 4 (3.13%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.13%) CRM
10 3 (2.34%) Validation
10 3 (2.34%) Migration
10 3 (2.34%) Data Management
10 3 (2.34%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.34%) Python
2 2 (1.56%) SQL
3 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (22.66%) Security Cleared
3 25 (19.53%) CCIE
4 24 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 21 (16.41%) CCNP
6 12 (9.38%) CCNA
6 12 (9.38%) Degree
7 7 (5.47%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.34%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (2.34%) CCDP
9 2 (1.56%) CISSP
9 2 (1.56%) CCIP
9 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.56%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.56%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.56%) CCDE
9 2 (1.56%) MCSA
10 1 (0.78%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.78%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.91%) SLA
2 5 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.91%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.47%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.13%) vSphere
4 3 (2.34%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.78%) XenApp
6 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.78%) Nagios
3 1 (0.78%) SCCM
3 1 (0.78%) SCOM
3 1 (0.78%) Cacti
3 1 (0.78%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 81 (63.28%) Cisco
2 29 (22.66%) CheckPoint
3 19 (14.84%) VMware
4 15 (11.72%) Juniper
5 11 (8.59%) HP
6 7 (5.47%) Citrix
7 6 (4.69%) Oracle
7 6 (4.69%) SolarWinds
8 5 (3.91%) Infoblox
8 5 (3.91%) Blue Coat
8 5 (3.91%) McAfee
8 5 (3.91%) BT
9 4 (3.13%) Avaya
9 4 (3.13%) Mitel
9 4 (3.13%) Tufin
9 4 (3.13%) F5
9 4 (3.13%) Verint
10 3 (2.34%) IBM
10 3 (2.34%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.56%) Nokia
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