The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Designer role 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 Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Designer
Rank 122 146 123
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Network Designer 22 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.74% 0.093% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.097% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 6
Average daily rate £363 £450 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +37.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Network Designer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2846 3089 2451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.54% 95.81% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1906 1957 1481
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 174 162
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Network Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Designer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Network Designer
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 Designer across the South West region.

Network Designer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Network Designer
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 Designer within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 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 +13 20 £363 -19.44%
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Network Designer
England

Network Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Network Designer in their job title 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 with Network Designer in their job title.

1 20 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 20 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (79.17%) Cisco
2 19 (79.17%) Juniper
3 17 (70.83%) WAN
4 16 (66.67%) VPN
4 16 (66.67%) MPLS
4 16 (66.67%) OSPF
4 16 (66.67%) BGP
5 15 (62.50%) CCNP
5 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (62.50%) DV Cleared
5 15 (62.50%) IPsec
6 12 (50.00%) JNCIS
6 12 (50.00%) Linux
6 12 (50.00%) BT
7 8 (33.33%) Firewall
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (12.50%) JNCIP
9 3 (12.50%) Network Design
9 3 (12.50%) Sourcefire
9 3 (12.50%) SIEM
9 3 (12.50%) Palo Alto
9 3 (12.50%) DWDM
9 3 (12.50%) EIGRP
9 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
9 3 (12.50%) Intel Security
9 3 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 3 (12.50%) ATM
9 3 (12.50%) SDH

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Network Designer in their job title 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 with Network Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) WAN
2 16 (66.67%) BGP
2 16 (66.67%) MPLS
2 16 (66.67%) OSPF
2 16 (66.67%) VPN
3 15 (62.50%) IPsec
4 8 (33.33%) Firewall
5 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (12.50%) ATM
6 3 (12.50%) DWDM
6 3 (12.50%) EIGRP
6 3 (12.50%) SDH
7 2 (8.33%) LAN
7 2 (8.33%) Network Security
8 1 (4.17%) RSVP
8 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
8 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Solaris
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Network Design
1 3 (12.50%) SIEM
2 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
2 1 (4.17%) eTOM
2 1 (4.17%) High Availability
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL
2 1 (4.17%) Migration
2 1 (4.17%) Network Management
2 1 (4.17%) Presales
2 1 (4.17%) Project Management
2 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 20 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 20 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (62.50%) CCNP
2 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (62.50%) DV Cleared
3 12 (50.00%) JNCIS
4 3 (12.50%) JNCIP
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Netcool
1 1 (4.17%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (4.17%) OpenView
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Cisco
1 19 (79.17%) Juniper
2 12 (50.00%) BT
3 3 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 3 (12.50%) Intel Security
3 3 (12.50%) Nortel
3 3 (12.50%) Palo Alto
3 3 (12.50%) Sourcefire
4 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (8.33%) F5
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds