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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 200 195 148
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -47
Contract jobs citing Network Design 57 42 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.49% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.69% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 20
Average daily rate
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£386 £355 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +4.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.00
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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
7239 6065 5843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.02% 71.15% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4100 3254 2911
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 237 356
Average hourly rate £21.58 £22.41 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £44.55 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +7 31 £438 +45.83% 10
Hampshire -17 11 £199 -50.31% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £425 +3.03% 1
Kent - 4 - -
Surrey -6 2 £325 +11.11% 5
Oxfordshire -23 2 £336 - 5
West Sussex -2 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 83 (62.88%) Cisco
2 54 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (35.61%) Firewall
3 47 (35.61%) Telecoms
4 41 (31.06%) BGP
5 39 (29.55%) OSPF
6 34 (25.76%) CheckPoint
7 33 (25.00%) CCIE
8 31 (23.48%) Security Cleared
9 29 (21.97%) LAN
10 27 (20.45%) WAN
11 26 (19.70%) CCNP
12 25 (18.94%) SC Cleared
13 24 (18.18%) DNS
14 23 (17.42%) MPLS
15 21 (15.91%) Network Architecture
16 20 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
17 19 (14.39%) VMware
18 16 (12.12%) VPN
19 15 (11.36%) Juniper
19 15 (11.36%) Degree
19 15 (11.36%) Cisco Nexus
20 14 (10.61%) Network Security
20 14 (10.61%) ITIL
21 13 (9.85%) VoIP
21 13 (9.85%) SAN
21 13 (9.85%) Load Balancing
22 12 (9.09%) CCNA
22 12 (9.09%) Network Management
23 11 (8.33%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (1.52%) Lync
1 2 (1.52%) OpenStack
1 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.52%) JBoss
1 2 (1.52%) Apache
1 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.76%) IIS
2 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.76%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
2 1 (0.76%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (35.61%) Firewall
2 41 (31.06%) BGP
3 39 (29.55%) OSPF
4 29 (21.97%) LAN
5 27 (20.45%) WAN
6 24 (18.18%) DNS
7 23 (17.42%) MPLS
8 20 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (12.12%) VPN
10 15 (11.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (10.61%) Network Security
12 13 (9.85%) VoIP
12 13 (9.85%) SAN
13 10 (7.58%) IPsec
14 8 (6.06%) Wireless
15 7 (5.30%) Cisco PIX
15 7 (5.30%) WLAN
15 7 (5.30%) EIGRP
16 6 (4.55%) Ethernet
16 6 (4.55%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Ant
General
1 47 (35.61%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.30%) Finance
3 3 (2.27%) Advertising
4 2 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 41 (31.06%) Network Engineer
3 30 (22.73%) IP Engineer
4 27 (20.45%) Architect
5 16 (12.12%) Network Architect
6 14 (10.61%) Network Design Engineer
7 9 (6.82%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) Consultant
9 6 (4.55%) Senior Design Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.55%) Senior Network Design Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Cisco Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Transmission Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Designer
10 5 (3.79%) Network Designer
10 5 (3.79%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Security Consultant
10 5 (3.79%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.03%) IT Consultant
11 4 (3.03%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.79%) JSP
2 2 (1.52%) CSS
3 1 (0.76%) .NET
3 1 (0.76%) Web Services
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.03%) Statistics
2 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.52%) Smartcard
3 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.52%) Clustering
3 2 (1.52%) AVVID
3 2 (1.52%) PKI
4 1 (0.76%) Replication
4 1 (0.76%) CMDB
4 1 (0.76%) NHS
4 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.58%) Linux
1 10 (7.58%) Windows
2 6 (4.55%) UNIX
3 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.03%) CentOS
4 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) SUSE
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.76%) AIX
6 1 (0.76%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.91%) Network Architecture
2 14 (10.61%) ITIL
3 13 (9.85%) Load Balancing
4 12 (9.09%) Network Management
5 9 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (5.30%) TOGAF
6 7 (5.30%) Project Management
6 7 (5.30%) Change Management
6 7 (5.30%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (3.79%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (3.79%) eTOM
7 5 (3.79%) Migration
7 5 (3.79%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.03%) Line Management
8 4 (3.03%) MODAF
8 4 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (3.03%) Validation
9 3 (2.27%) Data Management
9 3 (2.27%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.52%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.03%) Python
1 4 (3.03%) SQL
2 3 (2.27%) C
3 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (25.00%) CCIE
3 31 (23.48%) Security Cleared
4 26 (19.70%) CCNP
5 25 (18.94%) SC Cleared
6 15 (11.36%) Degree
7 12 (9.09%) CCNA
8 7 (5.30%) DV Cleared
9 6 (4.55%) CISSP
10 3 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.52%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.52%) CCIP
11 2 (1.52%) CCDP
11 2 (1.52%) MCSA
11 2 (1.52%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (1.52%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.52%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.76%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.76%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.79%) JSP 440
2 5 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.79%) SLA
3 2 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.30%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.27%) vSphere
4 2 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.76%) XenApp
5 1 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Cacti
1 1 (0.76%) SCCM
1 1 (0.76%) SCOM
1 1 (0.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 83 (62.88%) Cisco
2 34 (25.76%) CheckPoint
3 19 (14.39%) VMware
4 15 (11.36%) Juniper
5 11 (8.33%) HP
6 7 (5.30%) BT
6 7 (5.30%) SolarWinds
6 7 (5.30%) Citrix
7 5 (3.79%) Blue Coat
7 5 (3.79%) Infoblox
7 5 (3.79%) Oracle
7 5 (3.79%) McAfee
8 4 (3.03%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.03%) Tufin
9 3 (2.27%) Huawei
9 3 (2.27%) IBM
9 3 (2.27%) F5
10 2 (1.52%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.52%) Cramer
10 2 (1.52%) Redback
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