The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design
England / South West
Rank 137 135 130
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Network Design 4 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.33% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.41% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Median daily rate £450 £373 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.80% +49.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £278 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £435 £365
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +19.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.50 £44.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.04% +95.55%

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2202 2460 2515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.44% 81.51% 78.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1455 1679 1650
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 122 88
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.80 £14.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +2 3 £450 +5.88%
Dorset - 1 £450 -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) MPLS
3 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) Internet
4 4 (28.57%) Juniper
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) ATM
5 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 3 (21.43%) OSPF
5 3 (21.43%) BGP
5 3 (21.43%) VLAN
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (14.29%) FabricPath
6 2 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
6 2 (14.29%) VPLS
6 2 (14.29%) Network Management
6 2 (14.29%) Nortel
6 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 2 (14.29%) CCNA
6 2 (14.29%) Ethernet

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) MPLS
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (28.57%) Internet
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) ATM
4 3 (21.43%) BGP
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) OSPF
4 3 (21.43%) VLAN
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 2 (14.29%) FabricPath
5 2 (14.29%) NetScreen
5 2 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) VoIP
5 2 (14.29%) VPLS
6 1 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Billing
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Architect
1 3 (21.43%) Juniper Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Network Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Network Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (7.14%) Internet of Things
3 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Network Management
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Fault Management
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source Development
4 1 (7.14%) People Management
4 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
1 1 (7.14%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
1 1 (7.14%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (7.14%) Opsview
1 1 (7.14%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 2 (14.29%) Nortel
3 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL
3 2 (14.29%) WatchGuard
4 1 (7.14%) ArcSight
4 1 (7.14%) Brocade
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) Intel
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Nokia
4 1 (7.14%) Splunk
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Lorien Resourcing
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Somerset
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £350.00 - £375 per day
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