The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 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 / West Sussex
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 78 -
Rank change year-on-year +23 -  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.80% 0.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £395 £335 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.91% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £370
% change year-on-year - +14.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +25.55% +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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 494 659 496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 88.69% 89.78% 84.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 407 331
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 12
Median hourly rate £50.00 £43.00 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.27% +88.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £36.50 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £45.35 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +2.77% +17.07%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in West Sussex

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design in West Sussex

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 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
Crawley - 6 £395 -
Horsham - 3 £335 -
Chichester - 1 £300 -
Network Design
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 11 (91.67%) VPN
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) CCNP
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (58.33%) MPLS
3 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
3 7 (58.33%) Load Balancing
3 7 (58.33%) CCIE
4 6 (50.00%) Virgin Media
4 6 (50.00%) Riverbed
4 6 (50.00%) F5
4 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (50.00%) Rackspace
4 6 (50.00%) NetScaler
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (50.00%) BBC
4 6 (50.00%) Banking
4 6 (50.00%) VLAN
4 6 (50.00%) CCNA
4 6 (50.00%) CCDP
4 6 (50.00%) LAN
4 6 (50.00%) VoIP
4 6 (50.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) SSL
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
1 11 (91.67%) VPN
2 7 (58.33%) MPLS
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (50.00%) LAN
3 6 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 6 (50.00%) VLAN
3 6 (50.00%) VoIP
3 6 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (25.00%) SSL
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) ADSL
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) NAS
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 1 (8.33%) GPON
6 1 (8.33%) HSRP
6 1 (8.33%) VPLS
General
1 6 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Quantity Surveyor
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) BBC
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) CCNP
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) CCIE
3 6 (50.00%) CCDP
3 6 (50.00%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) CCSA
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
3 6 (50.00%) F5
3 6 (50.00%) Rackspace
3 6 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 6 (50.00%) Virgin Media
4 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (16.67%) Apple
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL
5 2 (16.67%) Veeam
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) Juniper