The first table below looks at the demand for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 131 101 97
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -4
Contract jobs citing Network Design 7 9 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.42% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.59% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 12
Average daily rate
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£413 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2141 1527 2081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.12% 70.76% 69.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1439 989 1268
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 72 122
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.75 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.64% -41.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Design across the South West region.

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the South West region.

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Wiltshire -10 6 £413 -8.33%
Dorset - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Somerset - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) Network Security
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) Juniper
5 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
6 5 (25.00%) NetBackup
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (25.00%) VB
6 5 (25.00%) WAN
6 5 (25.00%) SAN
6 5 (25.00%) LAN
6 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (25.00%) vSphere
6 5 (25.00%) F5
7 4 (20.00%) Change Control
7 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (15.00%) CCNA
8 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.00%) DNS
8 3 (15.00%) VoIP
8 3 (15.00%) CCNP
8 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.00%) NHS
8 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (25.00%) WAN
3 5 (25.00%) SAN
3 5 (25.00%) LAN
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (15.00%) DNS
4 3 (15.00%) VoIP
4 3 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (10.00%) NetScreen
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
5 2 (10.00%) VPN
6 1 (5.00%) SNA
6 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Wise Package Studio
1 2 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Network Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Designer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (5.00%) Scrum
2 1 (5.00%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.00%) TDD
2 1 (5.00%) Kanban
2 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.00%) Use Case
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (5.00%) BDD
2 1 (5.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) VB
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CCNA
2 3 (15.00%) CCNP
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) CCIP
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (25.00%) vSphere
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) ProxySG
3 2 (10.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Juniper
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (25.00%) F5
5 3 (15.00%) IronPort
6 2 (10.00%) Acronis
6 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (10.00%) 3Com
6 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.00%) McAfee
6 2 (10.00%) Veritas
6 2 (10.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) Nokia
7 1 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) ProCurve
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