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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 132 102 110
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +8
Contract jobs citing Network Design 11 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.27% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.38% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £438 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +11.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £408 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £520 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £44.60 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +59.28%
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
2288 1563 2184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 70.90% 70.63% 69.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1510 1025 1300
Average daily rate £395 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 70 150
Average hourly rate £34.68 £18.40 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.45% -40.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £8.30 £15.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £44.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Wiltshire -13 6 £425 -5.55%
Bristol - 2 £375 - 1
Dorset - 2 - -
Gloucestershire -20 1 £325 -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Juniper
2 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) Network Security
3 5 (29.41%) F5
3 5 (29.41%) Change Control
4 4 (23.53%) VoIP
4 4 (23.53%) WAN
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) LAN
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) CCNA
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (17.65%) NHS
5 3 (17.65%) McAfee
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) IronPort
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (11.76%) DNS
6 2 (11.76%) NetScreen
6 2 (11.76%) Military
6 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
6 2 (11.76%) ProxySG
6 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.76%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) Network Security
3 4 (23.53%) VoIP
3 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) LAN
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (11.76%) NetScreen
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (11.76%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) Internet
6 1 (5.88%) 802.11
6 1 (5.88%) PBX
6 1 (5.88%) SMS
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.88%) VPN
6 1 (5.88%) SNA
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Military
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
3 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Project Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) Web Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Security Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) VMS
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Change Control
2 1 (5.88%) Dependency Management
2 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (5.88%) DevOps
2 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) Project Management
2 1 (5.88%) Service Management
2 1 (5.88%) Change Management
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Scrum
2 1 (5.88%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) TDD
2 1 (5.88%) Data Management
2 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.88%) Kanban
2 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (5.88%) BDD
2 1 (5.88%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C++
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCNA
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CCIP
3 1 (5.88%) CWNA
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Juniper
3 5 (29.41%) F5
4 3 (17.65%) IronPort
4 3 (17.65%) McAfee
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) ProCurve
6 1 (5.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (5.88%) IBM
6 1 (5.88%) Sophos
6 1 (5.88%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) Ericsson
6 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
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