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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 131 130 122
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Network Design 13 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.53% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.71% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
Average daily rate £323 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £236 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £375 £332
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +12.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2431 2405 1849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.84% 75.27% 74.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1710 1594 1163
Average daily rate £375 £407 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.86% +8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 108 99
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £15.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Network Design Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 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
Wiltshire 0 5 £425 -15.00% 3
Gloucestershire +2 4 £330 +17.33% 3
Bristol 0 4 £320 +8.93% 3
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (45.95%) Firewall
2 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (37.84%) Cisco
3 12 (32.43%) CCNP
3 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
4 11 (29.73%) Network Security
4 11 (29.73%) High Availability
4 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
5 9 (24.32%) VoIP
6 8 (21.62%) LAN
6 8 (21.62%) CCIE
6 8 (21.62%) Blue Coat
7 7 (18.92%) Wireless Security
7 7 (18.92%) Degree
7 7 (18.92%) Juniper
7 7 (18.92%) Wireless
7 7 (18.92%) F5
7 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint
8 6 (16.22%) CISSP
8 6 (16.22%) WAN
8 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
8 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
8 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
8 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
9 5 (13.51%) Migration
9 5 (13.51%) LTE
9 5 (13.51%) HND
9 5 (13.51%) CCNA
9 5 (13.51%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (5.41%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) Firewall
2 11 (29.73%) Network Security
3 9 (24.32%) VoIP
4 8 (21.62%) LAN
5 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (18.92%) Wireless
5 7 (18.92%) Wireless Security
6 6 (16.22%) WAN
7 5 (13.51%) 802.11
7 5 (13.51%) LTE
7 5 (13.51%) VPN
8 4 (10.81%) 4G
8 4 (10.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (10.81%) DNS
9 2 (5.41%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (5.41%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (5.41%) SSL
9 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
9 2 (5.41%) Telepresence
9 2 (5.41%) Unified Communications
General
1 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Military
3 2 (5.41%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Designer
3 5 (13.51%) Wireless Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Design Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Network Designer
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Security Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.70%) Leaflet
2 1 (2.70%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
1 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) High Availability
2 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
2 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
3 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
3 5 (13.51%) Migration
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) CRM
5 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (8.11%) Network Management
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Web Filtering
6 2 (5.41%) B2B
6 2 (5.41%) Business Development
6 2 (5.41%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.41%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) Presales
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Requirements Management
6 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (32.43%) CCNP
2 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
3 8 (21.62%) CCIE
4 7 (18.92%) Degree
5 6 (16.22%) CISSP
5 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
6 5 (13.51%) CCNA
6 5 (13.51%) HND
7 4 (10.81%) DV Cleared
8 3 (8.11%) CCDP
9 2 (5.41%) CCSE
9 2 (5.41%) CWNA
9 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (2.70%) BICSI Certification
10 1 (2.70%) BICSI RCDD
10 1 (2.70%) CCDA
10 1 (2.70%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco LMS
1 1 (2.70%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (2.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco
2 8 (21.62%) Blue Coat
3 7 (18.92%) F5
3 7 (18.92%) Juniper
4 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.11%) IronPort
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.41%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (5.41%) Brocade
6 2 (5.41%) Intel
6 2 (5.41%) NetIQ
7 1 (2.70%) Actix
7 1 (2.70%) EMC
7 1 (2.70%) McAfee
7 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.70%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.70%) VMware
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