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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 183 194 186
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Network Design 73 74 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.85% 0.79% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.01% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 28
Average daily rate £438 £400 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +20.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £44.00 £21.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.65% -88.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £22.50 £102.50
% change year-on-year
+91.11% -78.04%
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
6834 7291 6310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.61% 77.42% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4208 4016 3367
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 289 236 265
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +31 37 £456 +1.38% 4
Berkshire -15 21 £400 +10.34% 2
Surrey -1 9 £339 +5.44% 4
Buckinghamshire +11 3 £538 +26.47% 3
West Sussex +7 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 77 (50.66%) Cisco
2 55 (36.18%) Firewall
3 53 (34.87%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (31.58%) LAN
5 44 (28.95%) CCNP
6 43 (28.29%) Security Cleared
7 41 (26.97%) WAN
8 37 (24.34%) SC Cleared
9 33 (21.71%) Degree
9 33 (21.71%) Juniper
10 32 (21.05%) Linux
11 31 (20.39%) CheckPoint
11 31 (20.39%) Telecoms
11 31 (20.39%) Data Centre
12 25 (16.45%) ITIL
13 23 (15.13%) VPN
13 23 (15.13%) OSPF
14 22 (14.47%) BGP
15 21 (13.82%) MPLS
15 21 (13.82%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (13.16%) Red Hat
17 19 (12.50%) DNS
17 19 (12.50%) SNMP
17 19 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
18 18 (11.84%) CCNA
18 18 (11.84%) Configuration Management
18 18 (11.84%) Network Security
19 17 (11.18%) Clustering
19 17 (11.18%) SSL
19 17 (11.18%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 14 (9.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.32%) Apache
2 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.66%) JBoss
3 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.66%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.92%) MS Office
2 8 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.95%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.63%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.32%) SaaS
3 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (36.18%) Firewall
2 48 (31.58%) LAN
3 41 (26.97%) WAN
4 23 (15.13%) OSPF
4 23 (15.13%) VPN
5 22 (14.47%) BGP
6 21 (13.82%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (13.82%) MPLS
7 19 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (12.50%) DNS
7 19 (12.50%) SNMP
8 18 (11.84%) Network Security
9 17 (11.18%) SSL
9 17 (11.18%) VoIP
10 16 (10.53%) Wireless
11 15 (9.87%) HTTP
12 14 (9.21%) LDAP
13 12 (7.89%) VLAN
14 11 (7.24%) IPsec
14 11 (7.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.66%) DB2
2 1 (0.66%) MS Access
2 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.66%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (5.92%) Rational DOORS
1 9 (5.92%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.66%) JUnit
2 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 31 (20.39%) Telecoms
2 14 (9.21%) Finance
3 8 (5.26%) Back Office
3 8 (5.26%) Front Office
4 6 (3.95%) Military
5 1 (0.66%) Billing
Job Titles
1 55 (36.18%) Network Engineer
2 40 (26.32%) Design Engineer
3 30 (19.74%) Network Design Engineer
4 25 (16.45%) Senior Network Engineer
5 23 (15.13%) Architect
6 20 (13.16%) Senior Design Engineer
7 14 (9.21%) Senior Network Design Engineer
8 12 (7.89%) Senior Architect
9 11 (7.24%) Consultant
10 10 (6.58%) IP Design Engineer
11 9 (5.92%) Administrator
11 9 (5.92%) Analyst
12 8 (5.26%) Back Office Engineer
12 8 (5.26%) Designer
12 8 (5.26%) Network Architect
13 7 (4.61%) Implementation Engineer
13 7 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (4.61%) IP Engineer
13 7 (4.61%) Network Analyst
13 7 (4.61%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.21%) XML
2 4 (2.63%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.32%) Leaflet
4 1 (0.66%) Django
4 1 (0.66%) Guice
4 1 (0.66%) J2EE
4 1 (0.66%) Play Framework
4 1 (0.66%) REST
4 1 (0.66%) RFC 3261
4 1 (0.66%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.66%) Sensu
4 1 (0.66%) Servlets
4 1 (0.66%) Spring
4 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.39%) Data Centre
2 17 (11.18%) Clustering
3 10 (6.58%) Statistics
4 7 (4.61%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.97%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.32%) CESG
7 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.32%) PKI
8 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.66%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.66%) Frameworx
8 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.05%) Linux
2 15 (9.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (3.95%) CentOS
3 6 (3.95%) Unix
3 6 (3.95%) Windows
4 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.45%) ITIL
2 18 (11.84%) Configuration Management
3 16 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 11 (7.24%) Capacity Management
4 11 (7.24%) Validation
5 9 (5.92%) High Availability
5 9 (5.92%) Project Management
5 9 (5.92%) Requirements Management
6 8 (5.26%) Fault Management
6 8 (5.26%) Functional Testing
7 7 (4.61%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (4.61%) Change Management
7 7 (4.61%) Migration
7 7 (4.61%) PRINCE2
7 7 (4.61%) TOGAF
8 6 (3.95%) Network Management
9 5 (3.29%) Change Control
9 5 (3.29%) Information Security
9 5 (3.29%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (3.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.53%) Java
2 12 (7.89%) C
3 5 (3.29%) SQL
4 3 (1.97%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.32%) Perl
5 2 (1.32%) Python
6 1 (0.66%) C#
6 1 (0.66%) MapBasic
6 1 (0.66%) Ruby
6 1 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 53 (34.87%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (28.95%) CCNP
3 43 (28.29%) Security Cleared
4 37 (24.34%) SC Cleared
5 33 (21.71%) Degree
6 18 (11.84%) CCNA
7 12 (7.89%) CCIE
8 10 (6.58%) CCSE
9 9 (5.92%) Check Point Certification
10 8 (5.26%) CCSA
11 5 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (3.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (2.63%) BICSI Certification
12 4 (2.63%) BICSI RCDD
12 4 (2.63%) CCDP
12 4 (2.63%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.97%) HND
13 3 (1.97%) JNCIA
13 3 (1.97%) MCSE
13 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.92%) QA
2 3 (1.97%) JSP 440
2 3 (1.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.66%) RMADS
System Software
1 9 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.97%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.32%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.32%) vSphere
4 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.63%) Nagios
2 3 (1.97%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (1.97%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.32%) Cacti
3 2 (1.32%) Nessus
3 2 (1.32%) OPNET
4 1 (0.66%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.66%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.66%) Puppet
4 1 (0.66%) SCOM
Vendors
1 77 (50.66%) Cisco
2 33 (21.71%) Juniper
3 31 (20.39%) CheckPoint
4 20 (13.16%) Red Hat
5 14 (9.21%) F5
6 10 (6.58%) Microsoft
6 10 (6.58%) VMware
7 8 (5.26%) Adobe
7 8 (5.26%) Huawei
8 7 (4.61%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.29%) Palo Alto
10 4 (2.63%) Nokia
11 3 (1.97%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.97%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.97%) HP
11 3 (1.97%) Remedy
11 3 (1.97%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.32%) Aruba
12 2 (1.32%) Cyberoam
12 2 (1.32%) Intel Security
Slough
IQ Telecom
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £475.00 - £508.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago