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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 129 128 120
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Network Design 10 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.65% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.81% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 20
Median daily rate £463 £395 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.91% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £42.46 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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
2174 2577 2572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.83% 80.21% 76.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1465 1795 1754
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 £275 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 114 129
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +43.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £27.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 4 £500 +19.76%
Bristol 0 3 - - 3
Dorset -3 2 £450 +13.92%
Somerset - 1 - -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 12 (38.71%) Firewall
2 11 (35.48%) Cisco
3 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
4 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
4 8 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (25.81%) Windows
4 8 (25.81%) WAN
4 8 (25.81%) Project Management
4 8 (25.81%) Migration
5 7 (22.58%) LAN
5 7 (22.58%) Linux
5 7 (22.58%) Juniper
6 6 (19.35%) ITIL
6 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
7 5 (16.13%) E-business
7 5 (16.13%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (16.13%) Middleware
7 5 (16.13%) Oracle
7 5 (16.13%) Siebel
7 5 (16.13%) VPN
7 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (16.13%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (16.13%) BPEL
7 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
8 4 (12.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development

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 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) AutoCAD
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Firewall
2 8 (25.81%) WAN
3 7 (22.58%) LAN
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (16.13%) VPN
5 4 (12.90%) BGP
5 4 (12.90%) Internet
5 4 (12.90%) MPLS
5 4 (12.90%) OSPF
6 3 (9.68%) IPsec
6 3 (9.68%) VLAN
7 2 (6.45%) BIG-IP
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
7 2 (6.45%) LTE
7 2 (6.45%) NetScreen
7 2 (6.45%) UMTS
7 2 (6.45%) VPLS
7 2 (6.45%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Accumulo
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.45%) HBase
1 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Network Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Technical Architect
4 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Juniper Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Network Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Network Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Technical Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Designer
6 2 (6.45%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Design Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Network Designer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Middleware
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.45%) Statistics
5 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Migration
1 8 (25.81%) Project Management
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) BPEL
3 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (16.13%) E-business
3 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (9.68%) High Availability
5 3 (9.68%) Network Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Benchmarking
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (6.45%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Service Management
7 1 (3.23%) Open Source Development
7 1 (3.23%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) MapBasic
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.23%) PHP
2 1 (3.23%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) Ruby
2 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) CCNP
4 2 (6.45%) CCDA
4 2 (6.45%) CCIE
4 2 (6.45%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) HDFS
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Firmware
2 1 (3.23%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (6.45%) Netcool
1 2 (6.45%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
1 2 (6.45%) SCOM
1 2 (6.45%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Cisco
2 7 (22.58%) Juniper
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 5 (16.13%) Siebel
4 3 (9.68%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.45%) Actix
5 2 (6.45%) Anite
5 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.45%) F5
5 2 (6.45%) Mapinfo
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) Nokia
5 2 (6.45%) SonicWALL
5 2 (6.45%) WatchGuard
6 1 (3.23%) Ericsson
6 1 (3.23%) Intel
6 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto