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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 187 178 195
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing Network Design 78 65 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 0.71% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.97% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 12
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £246 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £428 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Average hourly rate £39.00 £21.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.39% -44.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -12.50%
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
7253 6731 5890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.00% 73.60% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4214 3719 3084
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 257 270
Average hourly rate £22.83 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.75% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +5 37 £286 -30.60% 6
Hampshire +17 25 £400 +24.03% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 7 £375 - 1
Oxfordshire -23 4 £375 +11.11% 4
Surrey -5 2 £663 +89.28% 6
West Sussex -15 2 £300 +5.26%
Home Counties - 1 - -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 85 (47.75%) Cisco
2 63 (35.39%) Telecoms
3 58 (32.58%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (29.21%) Firewall
5 42 (23.60%) LAN
6 39 (21.91%) ITIL
6 39 (21.91%) CCNP
7 36 (20.22%) Juniper
8 32 (17.98%) Cisco ASA
9 31 (17.42%) BGP
10 30 (16.85%) OSPF
10 30 (16.85%) CheckPoint
10 30 (16.85%) CCNA
10 30 (16.85%) VoIP
11 29 (16.29%) VPN
12 26 (14.61%) 3G
12 26 (14.61%) MPLS
13 25 (14.04%) TCP/IP
13 25 (14.04%) Security Cleared
14 23 (12.92%) 4G
14 23 (12.92%) WAN
15 22 (12.36%) SC Cleared
16 21 (11.80%) Wireless
17 19 (10.67%) Degree
18 17 (9.55%) LTE
18 17 (9.55%) CCIE
19 16 (8.99%) SLA
19 16 (8.99%) DNS
19 16 (8.99%) Load Balancing
19 16 (8.99%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (2.81%) Lync
2 3 (1.69%) JBoss
2 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.12%) Apache
3 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (3.93%) MS Excel
1 7 (3.93%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.25%) MS Office
3 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (2.25%) IaaS
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 52 (29.21%) Firewall
2 42 (23.60%) LAN
3 32 (17.98%) Cisco ASA
4 31 (17.42%) BGP
5 30 (16.85%) OSPF
5 30 (16.85%) VoIP
6 29 (16.29%) VPN
7 26 (14.61%) MPLS
7 26 (14.61%) 3G
8 25 (14.04%) TCP/IP
9 23 (12.92%) WAN
9 23 (12.92%) 4G
10 21 (11.80%) Wireless
11 17 (9.55%) LTE
12 16 (8.99%) DNS
13 14 (7.87%) 2G
14 12 (6.74%) SSL
15 11 (6.18%) ATM
16 10 (5.62%) DHCP
16 10 (5.62%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.56%) Maven
General
1 63 (35.39%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.62%) Finance
3 6 (3.37%) Front Office
3 6 (3.37%) Back Office
4 2 (1.12%) Banking
4 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Games
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.56%) Billing
5 1 (0.56%) Marketing
5 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 56 (31.46%) Network Engineer
2 41 (23.03%) Design Engineer
3 18 (10.11%) IP Engineer
4 14 (7.87%) Support Engineer
4 14 (7.87%) Senior Network Engineer
5 13 (7.30%) Architect
6 11 (6.18%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (6.18%) Network Design Engineer
7 10 (5.62%) Network Support
7 10 (5.62%) Analyst
7 10 (5.62%) Senior Design Engineer
8 9 (5.06%) Network Support Engineer
8 9 (5.06%) Network Architect
9 8 (4.49%) VoIP Engineer
9 8 (4.49%) Radio Engineer
10 7 (3.93%) Senior VoIP Engineer
11 6 (3.37%) Network Specialist
11 6 (3.37%) Integration Engineer
12 5 (2.81%) Security Engineer
12 5 (2.81%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.56%) JSP
1 1 (0.56%) Web Services
1 1 (0.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.43%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.49%) FlexPod
3 7 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.93%) Statistics
4 6 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.12%) Handset
5 2 (1.12%) Replication
5 2 (1.12%) Clustering
5 2 (1.12%) IVR
5 2 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.12%) Frameworx
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.56%) Economics
6 1 (0.56%) RMADS
6 1 (0.56%) NHS
6 1 (0.56%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (0.56%) BeagleBone
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.43%) Windows
2 11 (6.18%) Linux
3 7 (3.93%) Data ONTAP
4 5 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.69%) CentOS
5 3 (1.69%) UNIX
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.91%) ITIL
2 16 (8.99%) Service Management
2 16 (8.99%) Load Balancing
2 16 (8.99%) ITIL V3
3 15 (8.43%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (7.87%) Performance Monitoring
4 14 (7.87%) Configuration Management
5 13 (7.30%) Network Planning
6 12 (6.74%) Capacity Management
7 10 (5.62%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (5.06%) Validation
9 8 (4.49%) Change Management
9 8 (4.49%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.93%) Network Management
10 7 (3.93%) Project Management
10 7 (3.93%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.93%) Asset Management
11 6 (3.37%) CRM
11 6 (3.37%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.37%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.81%) Perl
2 4 (2.25%) C
3 2 (1.12%) SQL
4 1 (0.56%) C++
4 1 (0.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 58 (32.58%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (21.91%) CCNP
3 30 (16.85%) CCNA
4 25 (14.04%) Security Cleared
5 22 (12.36%) SC Cleared
6 19 (10.67%) Degree
7 17 (9.55%) CCIE
8 15 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (7.30%) A+ Certification
9 13 (7.30%) Network+ Certification
9 13 (7.30%) MCSA
10 8 (4.49%) CCDP
11 7 (3.93%) Check Point Certification
12 6 (3.37%) CCSA
12 6 (3.37%) CCSE
13 4 (2.25%) HND
13 4 (2.25%) CCDA
14 3 (1.69%) JNCIP
15 2 (1.12%) JNCIS
15 2 (1.12%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.99%) SLA
2 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (7.30%) vSphere
2 11 (6.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.06%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.93%) vCloud
6 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.56%) XenApp
7 1 (0.56%) XenServer
7 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.37%) NSN NetAct
1 6 (3.37%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.12%) Nagios
3 1 (0.56%) SCOM
3 1 (0.56%) Puppet
3 1 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 85 (47.75%) Cisco
2 36 (20.22%) Juniper
3 30 (16.85%) CheckPoint
4 16 (8.99%) VMware
5 15 (8.43%) F5
6 13 (7.30%) Microsoft
7 10 (5.62%) NetApp
7 10 (5.62%) Nokia
8 9 (5.06%) BMC
9 8 (4.49%) CA
9 8 (4.49%) Remedy
9 8 (4.49%) Actix
10 7 (3.93%) Huawei
11 6 (3.37%) McAfee
11 6 (3.37%) HP
12 4 (2.25%) NetScout
12 4 (2.25%) Imperva
13 3 (1.69%) Greenplum
13 3 (1.69%) Verint
13 3 (1.69%) Meraki
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