The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 42 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Network Design 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.43% 0.73% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 0.91% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £440 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £35.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+19.60% -14.45%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
319 330 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 75.77% 80.10% 73.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 256 208
Average daily rate £415 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 9
Average hourly rate £13.75 £22.69 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.40% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £20.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £125.00 £31.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Design across the Swindon region.

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the Swindon region.

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) Juniper
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Puppet
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
3 2 (28.57%) Network Planning
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 1 (14.29%) ProxySG
4 1 (14.29%) SSH
4 1 (14.29%) CCDP
4 1 (14.29%) Nortel
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) 2G

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) RIP
3 1 (14.29%) SNMP
3 1 (14.29%) 3G
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) VRRP
3 1 (14.29%) NetScreen
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) 2G
3 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 1 (14.29%) SSH
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) 4G
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Network Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
1 2 (28.57%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Network Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) CCDP
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Juniper
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade
3 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
3 1 (14.29%) Actix
3 1 (14.29%) Nortel