Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Network Optimisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Optimisation over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 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 Optimisation
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 203 186
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17 +21
Contract jobs citing Network Optimisation 9 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.19% 0.065% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.076% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
East of England median daily rate £488 £490 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.51% -14.78% +155.56%
10th Percentile £464 £485 £531
90th Percentile £521 £495 £613
England median daily rate £500 £416 £350
% change year-on-year +20.24% +18.81% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £14.25 -
% change year-on-year +57.89% - -

Network Optimisation 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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,973 3,934 4,267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.10% 84.82% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,252 2,335 2,504
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £238 £231 £246
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 257 294
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.55% +37.78% -
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.15 £12.92
90th Percentile £47.58 £50.24 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.25 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -11.01% +4.17% +11.63%

Network Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Network Optimisation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Network Optimisation in the East of England

Network Optimisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Optimisation in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Optimisation in the East of England

Network Optimisation
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Optimisation within the East of England region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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
Suffolk -5 8 £488 -0.51% 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Network Optimisation
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Network Optimisation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Network Optimisation.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) Identity Management
2 8 (88.89%) Legal
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Clustering
2 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 8 (88.89%) Middleware
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) IIS
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) NAS
2 8 (88.89%) High Availability
2 8 (88.89%) SIEM
2 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
2 8 (88.89%) Data Centre
2 8 (88.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 8 (88.89%) Secure Coding
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (77.78%) Validation
4 5 (55.56%) CCIE
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco

Network Optimisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (88.89%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) NAS
2 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 8 (88.89%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
3 1 (11.11%) Multicast
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
General
1 8 (88.89%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Clustering
1 8 (88.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) High Availability
1 8 (88.89%) Identity Management
1 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
1 8 (88.89%) Penetration Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Secure Coding
1 8 (88.89%) SIEM
1 8 (88.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 7 (77.78%) Validation
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Operations
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco