The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 3 months to 23 April 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 / Hampshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 89 92
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 39 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.04% 1.76% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 2.22% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 29
Median daily rate £445 £490 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.18% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £330 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £705 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £373
% change year-on-year - +14.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  

Network Design is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1534 1805 1827
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 80.36% 79.34% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 1196 1093
Median daily rate £425 £380 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -1.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 79 87
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Network Design as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in Hampshire

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in Hampshire

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in Hampshire over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Design in Hampshire

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design in Hampshire

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +12 16 £460 -3.56%
Basingstoke +3 4 - - 1
Winchester +5 2 £350 +3.77%
Fareham - 2 £550 -
Southampton - 2 £425 -
Andover - 1 £480 -
Havant - 1 £523 -
Network Design
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 66 (83.54%) Security Cleared
2 53 (67.09%) Cisco
3 46 (58.23%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (56.96%) LAN
5 42 (53.16%) WAN
5 42 (53.16%) SC Cleared
6 40 (50.63%) CCNP
7 37 (46.84%) Firewall
8 35 (44.30%) Juniper
9 32 (40.51%) Wireless
10 28 (35.44%) CheckPoint
10 28 (35.44%) Fortinet
10 28 (35.44%) F5
11 27 (34.18%) JNCIA
11 27 (34.18%) ITIL
12 26 (32.91%) Degree
13 25 (31.65%) HP
14 24 (30.38%) CCDP
14 24 (30.38%) CCIP
14 24 (30.38%) CCIE
14 24 (30.38%) JNCIE
14 24 (30.38%) CCSA
14 24 (30.38%) CCSE
14 24 (30.38%) Riverbed
14 24 (30.38%) FortiGate
15 23 (29.11%) ITSM
15 23 (29.11%) Telecoms
15 23 (29.11%) Service Management
16 21 (26.58%) BIG-IP
16 21 (26.58%) DV Cleared

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 7 (8.86%) WebSphere
1 7 (8.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.27%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.27%) IaaS
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (56.96%) LAN
2 42 (53.16%) WAN
3 37 (46.84%) Firewall
4 32 (40.51%) Wireless
5 21 (26.58%) BIG-IP
6 9 (11.39%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (8.86%) SMTP
8 6 (7.59%) FTP
8 6 (7.59%) SNMP
9 5 (6.33%) BGP
9 5 (6.33%) VPN
10 4 (5.06%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (5.06%) Junos
10 4 (5.06%) Network Security
10 4 (5.06%) OSPF
10 4 (5.06%) VLAN
10 4 (5.06%) VoIP
11 2 (2.53%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (2.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) DB2
1 7 (8.86%) Hadoop
1 7 (8.86%) IBM BigInsights
1 7 (8.86%) Neo4j
1 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.27%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (6.33%) StarTeam
3 2 (2.53%) Subversion
4 1 (1.27%) ERwin
4 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (29.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.80%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Electronics
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (54.43%) Network Engineer
2 22 (27.85%) Design Engineer
2 22 (27.85%) Network Design Engineer
3 21 (26.58%) Architect
4 11 (13.92%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (11.39%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Senior Design Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Senior Network Design Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.06%) IP Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.80%) IP Design Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) IP Network Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Juniper Architect
10 2 (2.53%) Middleware Architect
11 1 (1.27%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) Middleware
2 1 (1.27%) Akka
2 1 (1.27%) Node.js
2 1 (1.27%) Play Framework
2 1 (1.27%) REST
2 1 (1.27%) spray
2 1 (1.27%) Spring
2 1 (1.27%) Symfony
2 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) Computer Science
2 11 (13.92%) Data Centre
3 9 (11.39%) Private Cloud
4 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.80%) PKI
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.27%) Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) e-Health
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) Linux
2 12 (15.19%) Windows
3 7 (8.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.80%) Unix
5 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.27%) AIX
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.18%) ITIL
2 23 (29.11%) ITSM
2 23 (29.11%) Service Management
3 7 (8.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management
5 5 (6.33%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (5.06%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (5.06%) Migration
6 4 (5.06%) Office Automation
6 4 (5.06%) Requirements Management
7 3 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.80%) Validation
8 2 (2.53%) Business Development
8 2 (2.53%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.53%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.53%) Information Assurance
8 2 (2.53%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.53%) Open Source
8 2 (2.53%) SOA
8 2 (2.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.13%) SQL
2 7 (8.86%) C
3 1 (1.27%) Java
3 1 (1.27%) PHP
3 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 66 (83.54%) Security Cleared
2 46 (58.23%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (53.16%) SC Cleared
4 40 (50.63%) CCNP
5 27 (34.18%) JNCIA
6 26 (32.91%) Degree
7 24 (30.38%) CCDP
7 24 (30.38%) CCIE
7 24 (30.38%) CCIP
7 24 (30.38%) CCSA
7 24 (30.38%) CCSE
7 24 (30.38%) JNCIE
8 21 (26.58%) DV Cleared
9 20 (25.32%) HP ASE
9 20 (25.32%) HP MASE
10 15 (18.99%) CCNA
11 3 (3.80%) HND
11 3 (3.80%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.53%) vCloud
3 1 (1.27%) Docker
3 1 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (30.38%) FortiGate
2 8 (10.13%) Puppet
3 7 (8.86%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.53%) Nagios
4 2 (2.53%) Opsview
4 2 (2.53%) QRadar
5 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 53 (67.09%) Cisco
2 35 (44.30%) Juniper
3 28 (35.44%) CheckPoint
3 28 (35.44%) F5
3 28 (35.44%) Fortinet
4 25 (31.65%) HP
5 24 (30.38%) Riverbed
6 21 (26.58%) Aruba
7 12 (15.19%) VMware
8 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
9 7 (8.86%) IBM
9 7 (8.86%) Red Hat
10 4 (5.06%) ArcSight
11 2 (2.53%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.53%) Avaya
11 2 (2.53%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.53%) Brocade
11 2 (2.53%) Splunk
12 1 (1.27%) Intel Security
12 1 (1.27%) TIBCO