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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 42 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Network Design 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.55% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 0.30% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £22.50 £102.50
% change year-on-year
+91.11% -78.04%
Network Design
Wiltshire

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
311 336 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 80.15% 79.62% 76.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 247 190
Average daily rate £388 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £22.69 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.72% -5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco
4 7 (50.00%) CCNP
4 7 (50.00%) Juniper
5 6 (42.86%) Network Security
6 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat
7 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
7 4 (28.57%) CCIE
7 4 (28.57%) LAN
7 4 (28.57%) WAN
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (28.57%) F5
7 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
8 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (21.43%) High Availability
8 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
8 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
8 3 (21.43%) SLA
8 3 (21.43%) CRM
8 3 (21.43%) CISSP
8 3 (21.43%) CCDP
8 3 (21.43%) CCNA
8 3 (21.43%) Migration
9 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
9 2 (14.29%) Wireless
9 2 (14.29%) Finance
9 2 (14.29%) Intel Security

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (7.14%) AutoCAD
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Network Security
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (14.29%) SSL
4 2 (14.29%) Telepresence
4 2 (14.29%) VoIP
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless Security
4 2 (14.29%) XCAP
5 1 (7.14%) DMZ
5 1 (7.14%) LTE
5 1 (7.14%) MPLS
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) WCDMA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Multimedia
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) RF Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) RF Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior RF Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) CRM
1 3 (21.43%) High Availability
1 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
1 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
2 2 (14.29%) B2B
2 2 (14.29%) Benchmarking
2 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (14.29%) Web Filtering
3 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (7.14%) Network Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) MapBasic
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCIE
4 3 (21.43%) CCDP
4 3 (21.43%) CCNA
4 3 (21.43%) CISSP
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) CCSE
6 1 (7.14%) CCDA
6 1 (7.14%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) Juniper
3 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat
4 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 4 (28.57%) F5
5 2 (14.29%) Actix
5 2 (14.29%) Brocade
5 2 (14.29%) Intel
5 2 (14.29%) Intel Security
5 2 (14.29%) IronPort
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) NetIQ
6 1 (7.14%) Anite
6 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
6 1 (7.14%) Huawei
6 1 (7.14%) ION Trading
6 1 (7.14%) Mapinfo
6 1 (7.14%) Nokia
6 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
6 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire