Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Network Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Design over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Design
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 108 101
Rank change year-on-year -16 -7 +18
Contract jobs citing Network Design 14 4 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.59% 0.23% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.27% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 20
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £423 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.11% -12.20% +8.47%
10th Percentile £391 £425 £367
90th Percentile £538 £475 £569
South East median daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +10.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £57.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £57.50 £43.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +33.72% +10.26% -22.00%

Network Design is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1933 1459 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.77% 84.24% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 799 1128
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £253 £235 £238
90th Percentile £538 £550 £505
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 59 61
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.58 £15.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -7.69% +27.45%
10th Percentile £9.51 £9.31 £9.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.30 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Network Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in Buckinghamshire

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in Buckinghamshire

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Design in Buckinghamshire

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design in Buckinghamshire

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -19 13 £423 -6.11% 1
Network Design
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (42.86%) SAN
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) HP
4 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat
5 5 (35.71%) CCNP
5 5 (35.71%) NetApp
5 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
5 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (28.57%) F5
6 4 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (28.57%) BGP
6 4 (28.57%) CCIE
6 4 (28.57%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
7 3 (21.43%) OSPF
7 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
7 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
7 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
8 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (14.29%) CCDE
8 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) SAN
3 4 (28.57%) BGP
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) OSPF
5 2 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 2 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.14%) ICMP
6 1 (7.14%) Multicast
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
2 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) IP Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior IP Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior IP Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) RIA
1 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
2 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCIE
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) CCDA
5 2 (14.29%) CCDE
5 2 (14.29%) CCDP
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) CCNA
6 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) OVSD
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat
3 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
3 5 (35.71%) NetApp
4 4 (28.57%) F5
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
6 2 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (14.29%) CA
6 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
6 2 (14.29%) Juniper
7 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
7 1 (7.14%) SunGard