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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 111 117 139
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +22
Contract jobs citing Network Design 34 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.11% 0.93% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.21% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 4
Median daily rate £460 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £385 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £900 £458 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 1
Median hourly rate - £42.46 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.46 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +19.60%
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
2381 2480 2359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.04% 77.26% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1593 1662 1584
Median daily rate £388 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 111 104
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.76 £15.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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
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 28 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 13 £875 +94.44%
Devon +13 6 £365 -8.75%
Bristol -1 4 £350 -12.50% 2
Dorset -5 3 £400 -
Gloucestershire 0 2 £338 - 2
Somerset - 2 £950 -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 22 (40.74%) Cisco
2 20 (37.04%) Windows
3 19 (35.19%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (29.63%) Firewall
5 15 (27.78%) LAN
5 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 13 (24.07%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (24.07%) Data Centre
6 13 (24.07%) WAN
7 11 (20.37%) CCNP
7 11 (20.37%) ITIL
7 11 (20.37%) High Availability
8 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
8 10 (18.52%) Project Management
8 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
9 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 9 (16.67%) VPN
9 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (14.81%) Windows Server
10 8 (14.81%) Network Optimisation
10 8 (14.81%) Juniper
10 8 (14.81%) Project Planning
10 8 (14.81%) VLAN
11 7 (12.96%) Migration
11 7 (12.96%) BGP
11 7 (12.96%) MPLS
11 7 (12.96%) OSPF
11 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
11 7 (12.96%) Linux

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:

Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.70%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.96%) Office 365
2 7 (12.96%) SaaS
3 5 (9.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (9.26%) IaaS
3 5 (9.26%) PaaS
4 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) Firewall
2 15 (27.78%) LAN
3 13 (24.07%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (24.07%) WAN
4 9 (16.67%) VPN
5 8 (14.81%) VLAN
6 7 (12.96%) BGP
6 7 (12.96%) MPLS
6 7 (12.96%) OSPF
7 6 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (11.11%) VoIP
8 5 (9.26%) Ethernet
8 5 (9.26%) VXLAN
9 4 (7.41%) FabricPath
9 4 (7.41%) Internet
9 4 (7.41%) NetScreen
9 4 (7.41%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (7.41%) VPLS
9 4 (7.41%) XCAP
10 3 (5.56%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (3.70%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.70%) HBase
2 2 (3.70%) MySQL
2 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Military
3 2 (3.70%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.85%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 16 (29.63%) Architect
3 10 (18.52%) Technical Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Consultant
4 5 (9.26%) Network Consultant
4 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Juniper Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Network Support
5 4 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Programme Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Network Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Middleware
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (5.56%) Statistics
6 1 (1.85%) Social Media
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.96%) Linux
4 4 (7.41%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) High Availability
1 11 (20.37%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) Project Management
3 8 (14.81%) Network Optimisation
3 8 (14.81%) Project Planning
4 7 (12.96%) Migration
5 6 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (11.11%) Validation
6 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.26%) BPEL
6 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.26%) E-business
6 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (9.26%) Information Security
7 4 (7.41%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (7.41%) Benchmarking
7 4 (7.41%) Data Privacy
7 4 (7.41%) Network Planning
7 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) MapBasic
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 11 (20.37%) CCNP
4 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.41%) CCNA
6 3 (5.56%) CCDA
7 2 (3.70%) CCIE
7 2 (3.70%) Degree
7 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.85%) CCDP
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.56%) vSphere
3 2 (3.70%) HDFS
4 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (3.70%) Netcool
2 2 (3.70%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (3.70%) SCOM
2 2 (3.70%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (3.70%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Cisco
2 8 (14.81%) Juniper
3 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.26%) Fortinet
4 5 (9.26%) Oracle
4 5 (9.26%) Siebel
4 5 (9.26%) SonicWALL
5 4 (7.41%) Actix
5 4 (7.41%) CheckPoint
5 4 (7.41%) WatchGuard
6 3 (5.56%) Anite
6 3 (5.56%) F5
6 3 (5.56%) Mapinfo
6 3 (5.56%) VMware
7 2 (3.70%) Ericsson
7 2 (3.70%) HP
7 2 (3.70%) Nokia
8 1 (1.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (1.85%) Dell
8 1 (1.85%) Intel