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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 128 119 121
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Network Design 15 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.39% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.52% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 5
Average daily rate
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£250 £365 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% +39.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-51.08% +2.22%
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
2352 2112 1794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.57% 74.26% 70.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1522 1286 1129
Average daily rate £400 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 92 78
Average hourly rate £36.40 £23.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.89% -35.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.31 £13.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £39.25 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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
Gloucestershire -11 6 £281 -22.94% 3
Bristol -7 4 £294 -41.25% 8
Wiltshire 0 2 - -
Avon - - - -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 32 (74.42%) Cisco
2 28 (65.12%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (65.12%) Firewall
3 24 (55.81%) CCNP
3 24 (55.81%) Security Cleared
4 23 (53.49%) LAN
4 23 (53.49%) WAN
5 21 (48.84%) SC Cleared
6 19 (44.19%) MPLS
7 18 (41.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (39.53%) OSPF
9 14 (32.56%) Network Security
10 13 (30.23%) ITIL
11 11 (25.58%) BGP
11 11 (25.58%) Network Management
12 10 (23.26%) High Availability
12 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
12 10 (23.26%) CCIE
12 10 (23.26%) Juniper
13 9 (20.93%) FTP
13 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
14 8 (18.60%) Telnet
14 8 (18.60%) SNMP
14 8 (18.60%) CCNA
15 7 (16.28%) CISSP
16 6 (13.95%) Windows
17 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
17 5 (11.63%) Requirements Analysis
17 5 (11.63%) Network Performance Management
17 5 (11.63%) Performance Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (65.12%) Firewall
2 23 (53.49%) LAN
2 23 (53.49%) WAN
3 19 (44.19%) MPLS
4 18 (41.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (39.53%) OSPF
6 14 (32.56%) Network Security
7 11 (25.58%) BGP
8 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
9 9 (20.93%) FTP
10 8 (18.60%) SNMP
10 8 (18.60%) Telnet
11 3 (6.98%) SAN
11 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
12 2 (4.65%) 2G
12 2 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (4.65%) 3G
12 2 (4.65%) VPN
12 2 (4.65%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Network Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Network Specialist
3 8 (18.60%) Network Support
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Network Specialist
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Network Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Network Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Project Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Design Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Support
6 3 (6.98%) Network Design Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Network Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Open Source
2 1 (2.33%) Social Media
2 1 (2.33%) NHS
2 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Clustering
2 1 (2.33%) CESG
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) ITIL
2 11 (25.58%) Network Management
3 10 (23.26%) High Availability
4 5 (11.63%) Network Performance Management
4 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.63%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (11.63%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.65%) System Testing
5 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.65%) B2B
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.33%) Cyber Security
6 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.33%) Change Management
6 1 (2.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 28 (65.12%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (55.81%) CCNP
2 24 (55.81%) Security Cleared
3 21 (48.84%) SC Cleared
4 10 (23.26%) CCIE
5 8 (18.60%) CCNA
6 7 (16.28%) CISSP
7 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.65%) Degree
8 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.33%) CWNA
9 1 (2.33%) JNCIP
9 1 (2.33%) JNCIE
9 1 (2.33%) MCITP
9 1 (2.33%) CCDA
9 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
1 1 (2.33%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) Cisco
2 10 (23.26%) Juniper
3 2 (4.65%) IBM
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Fujitsu
3 2 (4.65%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (4.65%) BT
3 2 (4.65%) F5
4 1 (2.33%) Huawei
4 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.33%) Actix
4 1 (2.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (2.33%) Dell
4 1 (2.33%) NetApp
4 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.33%) Symantec
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