The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 29 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 West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 109 129
Rank change year-on-year -25 +20  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 6 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 1.06% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 1.35% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 31 2
South West median daily rate £440 £900 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.11% +125.00%  
England median daily rate £450 £440 £413
% change year-on-year +2.27% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
South West median hourly rate - £27.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.63%  
England median hourly rate £50.00 £38.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +29.87% -1.28%  

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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2237 2378 2464
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.82% 78.98% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5228 5569 5784
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
10th Percentile £270 £275 £275
90th Percentile £569 £613 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 282 301
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  
10th Percentile £17.00 £19.75 £15.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.23 £55.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Network Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in the South West

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in the South West

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in the South West over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Design in the South West

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design in the South West

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Wiltshire -12 3 £440 -51.11% 1
Somerset -8 1 £550 -42.10% 4
Bristol -9 1 - -
Devon -12 1 £350 -6.66%
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 West region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) CCNA
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) Wireless
6 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 3 (23.08%) Juniper
6 3 (23.08%) CCNP
6 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 3 (23.08%) VoIP
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) Broadband
6 3 (23.08%) ISDN
6 3 (23.08%) Demand Management
6 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
7 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
7 2 (15.38%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) Matrix Organization

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) LAN
1 6 (46.15%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) Broadband
3 3 (23.08%) ISDN
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 3 (23.08%) VoIP
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 2 (15.38%) 2G
4 2 (15.38%) 3G
4 2 (15.38%) ATM
4 2 (15.38%) Junos
4 2 (15.38%) MPLS
4 2 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (7.69%) 4G
5 1 (7.69%) LTE
5 1 (7.69%) SCTP
5 1 (7.69%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) RAN Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior RAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
1 3 (23.08%) Demand Management
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (15.38%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) Office Automation
3 1 (7.69%) People Management
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) CCNA
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) CCNP
5 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) JNCIA
6 2 (15.38%) JNCIE
6 2 (15.38%) JNCIP
6 2 (15.38%) JNCIS
7 1 (7.69%) CCIE
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Nortel
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
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