Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 172 159
Rank change year-on-year 0 -13 +20
Contract jobs citing Network Design 34 32 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.60% 0.56% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.70% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 27
South West median daily rate £423 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.15% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £229 £320 £312
90th Percentile £530 £563 £493
England median daily rate £425 £438 £423
% change year-on-year -2.86% +3.55% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 14
South West median hourly rate £37.50 - £42.46
10th Percentile £32.05 - £38.00
90th Percentile £45.15 - £43.75
England median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +2.22% +15.38% -25.71%

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4600 4555 5222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.17% 80.08% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2904 3079 3534
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £238 £255
90th Percentile £559 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 267 261
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +41.82%
10th Percentile £12.34 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.19
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Bristol -7 12 £463 +32.14%
Gloucestershire +27 11 £270 -20.15%
Wiltshire -6 6 £438 -7.84%
Cornwall - 2 £238 -
Dorset +6 1 - - 2
Somerset -4 1 £550 -
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 17 (50.00%) Firewall
1 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (47.06%) Cisco
3 15 (44.12%) SC Cleared
4 11 (32.35%) Network Security
4 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
5 10 (29.41%) LAN
5 10 (29.41%) CCNP
5 10 (29.41%) WAN
6 9 (26.47%) Wireless
6 9 (26.47%) ITIL
7 7 (20.59%) Juniper
7 7 (20.59%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (17.65%) Proactive Monitoring
8 6 (17.65%) Remedy
8 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
8 6 (17.65%) CCNA
8 6 (17.65%) Broadband
9 5 (14.71%) Degree
9 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared
9 5 (14.71%) VPN
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle
10 4 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (11.76%) Skype for Business
10 4 (11.76%) Multicast
10 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) Skype for Business
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.82%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (50.00%) Firewall
2 11 (32.35%) Network Security
2 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
3 10 (29.41%) LAN
3 10 (29.41%) WAN
4 9 (26.47%) Wireless
5 6 (17.65%) Broadband
6 5 (14.71%) VPN
7 4 (11.76%) MPLS
7 4 (11.76%) Multicast
8 3 (8.82%) DNS
8 3 (8.82%) ISDN
8 3 (8.82%) Junos
9 2 (5.88%) BGP
9 2 (5.88%) DHCP
9 2 (5.88%) LTE
9 2 (5.88%) VLAN
9 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
10 1 (2.94%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.94%) Big Data
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
1 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Architect
2 6 (17.65%) Designer
3 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) IP Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Network Support
4 3 (8.82%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Office 365 Architect
4 3 (8.82%) SharePoint Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Support
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) IP Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
1 1 (2.94%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Unix
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (17.65%) Proactive Monitoring
3 6 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.82%) IT Governance
6 2 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (5.88%) Customer-Centricity
6 2 (5.88%) Document Management
6 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (2.94%) Analytics
7 1 (2.94%) Change Control
7 1 (2.94%) Data Analytics
7 1 (2.94%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.94%) SDLC
7 1 (2.94%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (2.94%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) C
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (44.12%) SC Cleared
4 10 (29.41%) CCNP
5 6 (17.65%) CCNA
6 5 (14.71%) Degree
6 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared
7 3 (8.82%) JNCIA
7 3 (8.82%) JNCIE
7 3 (8.82%) JNCIP
7 3 (8.82%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.94%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Nagios
1 1 (2.94%) Opsview
1 1 (2.94%) QRadar
1 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.94%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Cisco
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) Juniper
4 6 (17.65%) Remedy
5 5 (14.71%) Oracle
6 3 (8.82%) Nokia
7 2 (5.88%) Dell
7 2 (5.88%) Ericsson
7 2 (5.88%) F5
7 2 (5.88%) Huawei
7 2 (5.88%) Meraki
7 2 (5.88%) NETGEAR
7 2 (5.88%) Polycom
7 2 (5.88%) Siemens
7 2 (5.88%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.94%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.94%) Brocade
8 1 (2.94%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.94%) Splunk
8 1 (2.94%) Tekelec