The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 June 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
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 160 187
Rank change year-on-year +5 +27  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 95 121 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.22% 1.37% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.67% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 62 38
Median daily rate £420 £424 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +22.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £750 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 7
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £43.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year -23.25% +6.83%  

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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6465 7227 7633
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.97% 81.97% 80.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3782 4419 4405
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 268 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +32.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in the South East

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Design in the South East

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design in the South East

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Hampshire +7 37 £445 -6.31%
Berkshire -10 28 £525 +40.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -8 12 £400 - 4
Home Counties - 8 - -
West Sussex +23 6 £395 +12.85%
Oxfordshire -12 5 £400 -33.33% 5
Surrey +4 2 - - 1
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 93 (56.02%) Cisco
2 80 (48.19%) Firewall
3 73 (43.98%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (42.77%) Security Cleared
5 70 (42.17%) LAN
6 65 (39.16%) Telecoms
7 62 (37.35%) WAN
8 61 (36.75%) CCNP
9 48 (28.92%) SC Cleared
10 44 (26.51%) CCIE
11 43 (25.90%) HP
11 43 (25.90%) Juniper
12 42 (25.30%) F5
13 41 (24.70%) Wireless
13 41 (24.70%) CheckPoint
14 35 (21.08%) VPN
15 34 (20.48%) ITIL
15 34 (20.48%) Fortinet
15 34 (20.48%) Data Centre
16 33 (19.88%) Service Management
17 32 (19.28%) BGP
17 32 (19.28%) CCDP
17 32 (19.28%) Riverbed
17 32 (19.28%) JNCIA
18 31 (18.67%) CCIP
19 30 (18.07%) Linux
19 30 (18.07%) ITSM
19 30 (18.07%) VMware
19 30 (18.07%) Degree
20 27 (16.27%) Windows

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (6.02%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.82%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.81%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.81%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (4.22%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.20%) Office 365
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (48.19%) Firewall
2 70 (42.17%) LAN
3 62 (37.35%) WAN
4 41 (24.70%) Wireless
5 35 (21.08%) VPN
6 32 (19.28%) BGP
7 24 (14.46%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (14.46%) MPLS
7 24 (14.46%) OSPF
8 22 (13.25%) BIG-IP
9 21 (12.65%) SAN
10 19 (11.45%) TCP/IP
11 16 (9.64%) VLAN
11 16 (9.64%) VoIP
12 14 (8.43%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (6.02%) MVNO
13 10 (6.02%) NetScaler
14 9 (5.42%) Junos
14 9 (5.42%) SNMP
15 8 (4.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.63%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.81%) DB2
2 3 (1.81%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.81%) IBM BigInsights
2 3 (1.81%) MS Access
2 3 (1.81%) Neo4j
3 1 (0.60%) Big Data
3 1 (0.60%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.60%) GIS
3 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.60%) Riak
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (1.20%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.60%) Subversion
2 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
General
1 65 (39.16%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.83%) Finance
3 12 (7.23%) Banking
4 7 (4.22%) Marketing
5 2 (1.20%) Back Office
5 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) Front Office
6 1 (0.60%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (33.73%) Network Engineer
2 38 (22.89%) Architect
3 20 (12.05%) Design Engineer
3 20 (12.05%) Network Design Engineer
4 19 (11.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (7.83%) Consultant
5 13 (7.83%) Network Architect
5 13 (7.83%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (6.63%) IP Engineer
7 10 (6.02%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 9 (5.42%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (5.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (4.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 7 (4.22%) NOC Engineer
10 7 (4.22%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) Network Specialist
11 6 (3.61%) Technical Architect
12 5 (3.01%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
12 5 (3.01%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
13 4 (2.41%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.63%) Middleware
2 8 (4.82%) REST
2 8 (4.82%) Web Services
3 7 (4.22%) SOAP
4 2 (1.20%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.60%) Akka
5 1 (0.60%) Node.js
5 1 (0.60%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.60%) spray
5 1 (0.60%) Spring
5 1 (0.60%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.48%) Data Centre
2 21 (12.65%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.83%) Private Cloud
4 12 (7.23%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.22%) BBC
6 6 (3.61%) PKI
7 4 (2.41%) Machine to Machine
7 4 (2.41%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.81%) CESG
8 3 (1.81%) SCADA
9 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.60%) Clustering
9 1 (0.60%) Derivative
9 1 (0.60%) e-Health
9 1 (0.60%) Life Science
9 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.07%) Linux
2 27 (16.27%) Windows
3 8 (4.82%) Unix
4 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.41%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.81%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.81%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.20%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.60%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.48%) ITIL
2 33 (19.88%) Service Management
3 30 (18.07%) ITSM
4 19 (11.45%) Migration
5 18 (10.84%) Load Balancing
6 15 (9.04%) Customer Requirements
7 13 (7.83%) Matrix Organization
8 11 (6.63%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 9 (5.42%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (4.82%) ITIL V3
10 8 (4.82%) OO
10 8 (4.82%) Presales
10 8 (4.82%) Project Management
10 8 (4.82%) Service Delivery
10 8 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.82%) Virtual Environments
11 7 (4.22%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (4.22%) Office Automation
11 7 (4.22%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.82%) Java
2 7 (4.22%) Perl
2 7 (4.22%) Python
3 5 (3.01%) SQL
4 4 (2.41%) C
5 1 (0.60%) PHP
5 1 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 73 (43.98%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (42.77%) Security Cleared
3 61 (36.75%) CCNP
4 48 (28.92%) SC Cleared
5 44 (26.51%) CCIE
6 32 (19.28%) CCDP
6 32 (19.28%) JNCIA
7 31 (18.67%) CCIP
8 30 (18.07%) Degree
9 26 (15.66%) CCSA
9 26 (15.66%) CCSE
10 25 (15.06%) DV Cleared
10 25 (15.06%) JNCIE
11 23 (13.86%) CCNA
12 21 (12.65%) HP ASE
12 21 (12.65%) HP MASE
13 19 (11.45%) Computer Science Degree
14 8 (4.82%) JNCIS
15 2 (1.20%) CISSP
15 2 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.41%) PMO
2 2 (1.20%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (15.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.61%) vSphere
3 5 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.41%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.41%) vCloud
5 3 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.60%) Docker
7 1 (0.60%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.60%) XenApp
7 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (15.66%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.61%) OVSD
3 5 (3.01%) Puppet
4 3 (1.81%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.81%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (1.81%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.81%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.20%) SCOM
5 2 (1.20%) vRealize
6 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.60%) Nagios
6 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.60%) Opsview
6 1 (0.60%) QRadar
6 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 93 (56.02%) Cisco
2 43 (25.90%) HP
2 43 (25.90%) Juniper
3 42 (25.30%) F5
4 41 (24.70%) CheckPoint
5 34 (20.48%) Fortinet
6 32 (19.28%) Riverbed
7 30 (18.07%) VMware
8 26 (15.66%) Microsoft
9 22 (13.25%) Aruba
10 13 (7.83%) NetApp
11 11 (6.63%) Huawei
12 10 (6.02%) Red Hat
13 9 (5.42%) Ericsson
14 8 (4.82%) Blue Coat
14 8 (4.82%) Palo Alto
15 7 (4.22%) Rackspace
15 7 (4.22%) Virgin Media
16 5 (3.01%) BT
17 4 (2.41%) Brocade
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