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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Designer
Rank 144 99 130
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Network Designer 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
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£400 £450 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £383
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +7.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3111 2078 2873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.48% 92.93% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2018 1324 1678
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 166 244
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 -11 2 £400 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Network Designer
England

Network Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (66.67%) IronPort
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (50.00%) ProxySG
4 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) Billing
5 1 (16.67%) Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee
5 1 (16.67%) Telnet
5 1 (16.67%) CCIE
5 1 (16.67%) CISSP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) SMS
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) FTP
5 1 (16.67%) SNMP

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) Telnet
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) SMS
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) SNMP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) IronPort
3 3 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire