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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 178 168 185
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs citing Network Design 96 99 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.00% 0.99% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.28% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 57 29
Median daily rate £420 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.83% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.64% +81.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +77.27%
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
7671 7763 6981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 78.00% 74.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4717 4375 3880
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 286 279
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -2 36 £388 +13.97% 3
Hampshire 0 34 £448 +19.33%
Oxfordshire +16 13 £600 +100.00%
Buckinghamshire +13 7 £400 +6.66% 1
Surrey -10 4 £330 -13.72% 2
West Sussex - 2 £335 - 1
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 89 (51.74%) Cisco
2 60 (34.88%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (32.56%) Security Cleared
4 50 (29.07%) LAN
5 44 (25.58%) WAN
5 44 (25.58%) SC Cleared
6 42 (24.42%) Degree
7 41 (23.84%) Firewall
8 39 (22.67%) CCNP
9 37 (21.51%) Data Centre
10 32 (18.60%) Telecoms
11 29 (16.86%) Juniper
12 28 (16.28%) Configuration Management
12 28 (16.28%) Back Office
13 25 (14.53%) Linux
14 24 (13.95%) Network Security
15 23 (13.37%) Cisco Nexus
15 23 (13.37%) CCNA
16 22 (12.79%) CheckPoint
17 20 (11.63%) Capacity Management
18 19 (11.05%) Change Management
19 18 (10.47%) MPLS
19 18 (10.47%) Unix
20 17 (9.88%) SNMP
20 17 (9.88%) VPN
20 17 (9.88%) BGP
20 17 (9.88%) Front Office
20 17 (9.88%) Finance
21 16 (9.30%) Wireless
21 16 (9.30%) VoIP

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 (2.91%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.74%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.16%) Apache
4 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.58%) JBoss
5 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.07%) MS Office
2 7 (4.07%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.58%) Office 365
3 1 (0.58%) SaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 50 (29.07%) LAN
2 44 (25.58%) WAN
3 41 (23.84%) Firewall
4 24 (13.95%) Network Security
5 23 (13.37%) Cisco Nexus
6 18 (10.47%) MPLS
7 17 (9.88%) BGP
7 17 (9.88%) SNMP
7 17 (9.88%) VPN
8 16 (9.30%) VoIP
8 16 (9.30%) Wireless
9 15 (8.72%) OSPF
10 14 (8.14%) 3G
10 14 (8.14%) 4G
10 14 (8.14%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (6.98%) Diameter Protocol
12 11 (6.40%) FTP
12 11 (6.40%) SSL
13 10 (5.81%) DNS
13 10 (5.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.49%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.74%) DB2
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (6.40%) Rational DOORS
1 11 (6.40%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.58%) JUnit
2 1 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 32 (18.60%) Telecoms
2 28 (16.28%) Back Office
3 17 (9.88%) Finance
3 17 (9.88%) Front Office
4 6 (3.49%) Military
5 4 (2.33%) Banking
6 2 (1.16%) Marketing
6 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.58%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 53 (30.81%) Network Engineer
2 44 (25.58%) Architect
3 39 (22.67%) Design Engineer
4 27 (15.70%) Network Design Engineer
5 23 (13.37%) Senior Design Engineer
6 21 (12.21%) Senior Network Engineer
7 19 (11.05%) Network Architect
8 18 (10.47%) Technical Architect
9 17 (9.88%) Senior Network Design Engineer
10 14 (8.14%) Designer
11 13 (7.56%) Support Engineer
12 11 (6.40%) Senior Architect
13 10 (5.81%) IP Design Engineer
14 9 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (5.23%) Systems Engineer
15 8 (4.65%) IP Engineer
15 8 (4.65%) Network Designer
15 8 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
16 7 (4.07%) Network Technical Architect
16 7 (4.07%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.07%) SOAP
1 7 (4.07%) SPML
2 6 (3.49%) .NET
2 6 (3.49%) HTML
2 6 (3.49%) Web Services
3 3 (1.74%) J2EE
3 3 (1.74%) Servlets
4 1 (0.58%) Django
4 1 (0.58%) Guice
4 1 (0.58%) HTML5
4 1 (0.58%) Play Framework
4 1 (0.58%) REST
4 1 (0.58%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.58%) Sensu
4 1 (0.58%) Spring
4 1 (0.58%) WebRTC
4 1 (0.58%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.51%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.72%) Statistics
3 10 (5.81%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.23%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.33%) LPAR
5 4 (2.33%) PKI
6 3 (1.74%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.16%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.58%) CESG
8 1 (0.58%) Clustering
8 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.58%) Eurex
8 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.53%) Linux
2 18 (10.47%) Unix
3 12 (6.98%) Windows
4 9 (5.23%) CentOS
5 8 (4.65%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.28%) Configuration Management
2 20 (11.63%) Capacity Management
3 19 (11.05%) Change Management
4 15 (8.72%) Fault Management
4 15 (8.72%) Functional Testing
4 15 (8.72%) ITIL
5 13 (7.56%) Project Management
5 13 (7.56%) Validation
6 12 (6.98%) Migration
7 11 (6.40%) Load Balancing
7 11 (6.40%) Requirements Management
8 9 (5.23%) Change Control
8 9 (5.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (5.23%) Service Delivery
8 9 (5.23%) TOGAF
9 8 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (4.65%) High Availability
9 8 (4.65%) Service Management
9 8 (4.65%) SOA
10 7 (4.07%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.30%) C
2 10 (5.81%) Java
3 7 (4.07%) C#
3 7 (4.07%) Perl
4 6 (3.49%) C++
5 5 (2.91%) PHP
6 4 (2.33%) SQL
7 3 (1.74%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.16%) Python
9 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.58%) Ruby
9 1 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 60 (34.88%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (32.56%) Security Cleared
3 44 (25.58%) SC Cleared
4 42 (24.42%) Degree
5 39 (22.67%) CCNP
6 23 (13.37%) CCNA
7 15 (8.72%) CCIE
8 11 (6.40%) HND
9 9 (5.23%) DV Cleared
10 8 (4.65%) HNC
11 6 (3.49%) CCDP
12 5 (2.91%) JNCIS
13 4 (2.33%) CCSA
13 4 (2.33%) CCSE
13 4 (2.33%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (2.33%) JNCIA
14 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 1 (0.58%) CCDA
15 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.40%) QA
2 6 (3.49%) SLA
3 2 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.58%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.74%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.16%) vSphere
4 2 (1.16%) XenServer
5 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.58%) XenApp
5 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.91%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (2.91%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (2.33%) Nagios
2 4 (2.33%) OPNET
2 4 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.16%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.58%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.58%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.58%) Nessus
4 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.58%) Puppet
4 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 89 (51.74%) Cisco
2 29 (16.86%) Juniper
3 22 (12.79%) CheckPoint
4 15 (8.72%) VMware
5 14 (8.14%) F5
6 13 (7.56%) Huawei
7 12 (6.98%) Microsoft
7 12 (6.98%) Red Hat
8 10 (5.81%) Nokia
9 9 (5.23%) Riverbed
9 9 (5.23%) SolarWinds
10 8 (4.65%) Palo Alto
11 7 (4.07%) Blue Coat
11 7 (4.07%) HP
11 7 (4.07%) IBM
12 6 (3.49%) Oracle
13 4 (2.33%) Brocade
13 4 (2.33%) Citrix
13 4 (2.33%) Tellabs
13 4 (2.33%) Virgin Media
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