The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 284 391 399
Rank change year-on-year
+107 +8
Contract jobs citing Network Design 405 244 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.81% 0.47% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.59% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 147 98
Median daily rate £448 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £289 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £659 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% +17.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £38.00 £25.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £44.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.46 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +19.60%
Network Design
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41405 41278 38388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.00% 79.99% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27604 27297 24281
Median daily rate £450 £420 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 950 1073 1105
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.31 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Network Design as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Design
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Network Design Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network Design
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Network Design Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +77 164 £475 +5.55% 26
South East -2 87 £380 +8.57% 9
South West +2 35 £460 +15.00% 4
North West +27 32 £425 +30.76% 5
West Midlands -3 31 £425 -11.22% 3
Yorkshire +8 29 £463 +11.44% 4
North East -32 17 £440 +29.41% 1
Midlands - 7 £500 -
East of England +23 6 - - 4
East Midlands -2 3 £900 +213.04%
Network Design
UK

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 310 (46.97%) Cisco
2 233 (35.30%) Firewall
3 212 (32.12%) Cisco Certification
4 202 (30.61%) WAN
5 180 (27.27%) LAN
6 167 (25.30%) Security Cleared
7 132 (20.00%) CCNP
8 129 (19.55%) Data Centre
9 118 (17.88%) SC Cleared
10 116 (17.58%) Network Security
11 114 (17.27%) Juniper
12 95 (14.39%) VPN
13 85 (12.88%) Wireless
14 82 (12.42%) CheckPoint
15 76 (11.52%) F5
16 73 (11.06%) Change Management
17 72 (10.91%) Telecoms
17 72 (10.91%) Cisco Nexus
18 71 (10.76%) BGP
19 70 (10.61%) Windows
20 69 (10.45%) Finance
20 69 (10.45%) Palo Alto
21 68 (10.30%) CCNA
22 66 (10.00%) TCP/IP
23 65 (9.85%) ITIL
24 64 (9.70%) Cisco ASA
24 64 (9.70%) Degree
25 60 (9.09%) Linux
25 60 (9.09%) MPLS
26 55 (8.33%) CCIE

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 6 (0.91%) ArcGIS
1 6 (0.91%) Confluence
1 6 (0.91%) MS Exchange
1 6 (0.91%) Smallworld
2 5 (0.76%) Tuxedo
3 4 (0.61%) OpenStack
3 4 (0.61%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.61%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.45%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.30%) JBoss
6 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.18%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.52%) AutoCAD
4 7 (1.06%) MS Office
5 5 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.15%) Eikon
4 1 (0.15%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 37 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (3.18%) SaaS
4 18 (2.73%) IaaS
4 18 (2.73%) Office 365
5 17 (2.58%) PaaS
6 16 (2.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.61%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) GitHub
8 1 (0.15%) Veeva
8 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 233 (35.30%) Firewall
2 202 (30.61%) WAN
3 180 (27.27%) LAN
4 116 (17.58%) Network Security
5 95 (14.39%) VPN
6 85 (12.88%) Wireless
7 72 (10.91%) Cisco Nexus
8 71 (10.76%) BGP
9 66 (10.00%) TCP/IP
10 64 (9.70%) Cisco ASA
11 60 (9.09%) MPLS
12 53 (8.03%) OSPF
13 50 (7.58%) IPsec
14 40 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
15 39 (5.91%) VoIP
16 38 (5.76%) DNS
17 33 (5.00%) LDAP
18 32 (4.85%) Broadband
19 31 (4.70%) VLAN
20 28 (4.24%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.15%) Relational Database
2 9 (1.36%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.21%) DB2
3 8 (1.21%) GIS
4 7 (1.06%) NoSQL
5 6 (0.91%) Data Mining
5 6 (0.91%) Hadoop
5 6 (0.91%) QGIS
6 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.45%) Apache Accumulo
7 3 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.45%) Big Data
7 3 (0.45%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (0.45%) HBase
7 3 (0.45%) MySQL
7 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
1 7 (1.06%) StarTeam
2 6 (0.91%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.91%) JIRA
3 4 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.45%) Subversion
4 3 (0.45%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.15%) JUnit
General
1 72 (10.91%) Telecoms
2 69 (10.45%) Finance
3 42 (6.36%) Back Office
4 29 (4.39%) Front Office
5 25 (3.79%) Retail
6 20 (3.03%) Banking
7 18 (2.73%) Manufacturing
8 16 (2.42%) Legal
9 10 (1.52%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.52%) Marketing
10 9 (1.36%) Law
11 5 (0.76%) Automotive
11 5 (0.76%) Electronics
11 5 (0.76%) Military
12 4 (0.61%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Games
13 2 (0.30%) German Language
13 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 238 (36.06%) Architect
2 214 (32.42%) Network Engineer
3 105 (15.91%) Network Architect
4 75 (11.36%) Design Engineer
5 72 (10.91%) Network Design Engineer
6 56 (8.48%) Senior Network Engineer
7 50 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
8 47 (7.12%) Cisco Engineer
8 47 (7.12%) Security Architect
9 45 (6.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 36 (5.45%) Technical Architect
11 34 (5.15%) Infrastructure Architect
12 33 (5.00%) Designer
13 30 (4.55%) Analyst
14 29 (4.39%) Consultant
14 29 (4.39%) Security Engineer
15 28 (4.24%) Network Security Architect
16 25 (3.79%) Support Engineer
17 23 (3.48%) Network Analyst
18 22 (3.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.42%) .NET
2 15 (2.27%) HTML
3 14 (2.12%) 802.1X
4 12 (1.82%) Web Services
5 11 (1.67%) CSS
5 11 (1.67%) Middleware
6 8 (1.21%) SOAP
6 8 (1.21%) SPML
7 7 (1.06%) HTML5
8 6 (0.91%) Natural Language Processing
8 6 (0.91%) XML
8 6 (0.91%) XSLT
9 5 (0.76%) Node.js
9 5 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (0.76%) Play Framework
9 5 (0.76%) REST
9 5 (0.76%) Spring
10 4 (0.61%) Akka
10 4 (0.61%) spray
10 4 (0.61%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 129 (19.55%) Data Centre
2 35 (5.30%) Management Information System
3 33 (5.00%) PKI
4 24 (3.64%) Private Cloud
4 24 (3.64%) Statistics
5 22 (3.33%) YubiKey
6 20 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (1.97%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (1.21%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.06%) BYOD
10 7 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (0.91%) CESG
12 5 (0.76%) CMDB
12 5 (0.76%) LPAR
12 5 (0.76%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.76%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.76%) VCE vBlock
13 4 (0.61%) Fintech
13 4 (0.61%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 70 (10.61%) Windows
2 60 (9.09%) Linux
3 36 (5.45%) Unix
4 23 (3.48%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.06%) CentOS
7 6 (0.91%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.61%) VME
8 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.30%) AIX
9 2 (0.30%) Fedora
9 2 (0.30%) Solaris
9 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.15%) Android
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (11.06%) Change Management
2 65 (9.85%) ITIL
3 53 (8.03%) Load Balancing
4 52 (7.88%) Migration
4 52 (7.88%) Project Management
5 47 (7.12%) Network Management
6 43 (6.52%) Validation
7 41 (6.21%) Configuration Management
8 40 (6.06%) Capacity Management
9 38 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 37 (5.61%) Network Monitoring
11 36 (5.45%) Matrix Organization
11 36 (5.45%) TOGAF
12 34 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (5.00%) High Availability
13 33 (5.00%) Information Security
14 31 (4.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
15 30 (4.55%) Change Control
15 30 (4.55%) Network Architecture
16 29 (4.39%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (3.18%) Java
2 17 (2.58%) C++
2 17 (2.58%) PHP
2 17 (2.58%) SQL
3 14 (2.12%) C
4 13 (1.97%) C#
5 11 (1.67%) Perl
6 9 (1.36%) Python
7 5 (0.76%) COBOL
7 5 (0.76%) Scala
8 3 (0.45%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.45%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.45%) MapBasic
9 2 (0.30%) Lisp
9 2 (0.30%) VB
10 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 212 (32.12%) Cisco Certification
2 167 (25.30%) Security Cleared
3 132 (20.00%) CCNP
4 118 (17.88%) SC Cleared
5 68 (10.30%) CCNA
6 64 (9.70%) Degree
7 55 (8.33%) CCIE
8 35 (5.30%) DV Cleared
9 33 (5.00%) CCDP
10 29 (4.39%) JNCIA
11 27 (4.09%) JNCIS
12 20 (3.03%) CISSP
13 13 (1.97%) CCSA
14 12 (1.82%) CCDA
14 12 (1.82%) CCSE
14 12 (1.82%) GIAC
15 11 (1.67%) HND
16 10 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
17 8 (1.21%) HNC
18 7 (1.06%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.12%) SLA
2 11 (1.67%) QA
3 7 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.15%) MiFID
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (6.21%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.21%) vCloud
3 8 (1.21%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.91%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.91%) vSphere
5 5 (0.76%) XenApp
5 5 (0.76%) XenServer
6 4 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.45%) Docker
7 3 (0.45%) HDFS
7 3 (0.45%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.15%) Firmware
9 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.15%) NFS
9 1 (0.15%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (2.58%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (1.97%) OPNET
3 11 (1.67%) Nagios
4 7 (1.06%) OpenView
4 7 (1.06%) SCCM
4 7 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (0.91%) Puppet
6 5 (0.76%) FortiGate
6 5 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.61%) SCOM
8 3 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.45%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.45%) NSN NetAct
8 3 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.30%) EnCase
9 2 (0.30%) Terraform
9 2 (0.30%) ThinApp
9 2 (0.30%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 310 (46.97%) Cisco
2 114 (17.27%) Juniper
3 82 (12.42%) CheckPoint
4 76 (11.52%) F5
5 69 (10.45%) Palo Alto
6 47 (7.12%) VMware
7 40 (6.06%) Microsoft
8 37 (5.61%) HP
9 34 (5.15%) Citrix
10 26 (3.94%) Oracle
11 25 (3.79%) Aerohive Networks
12 24 (3.64%) Riverbed
13 21 (3.18%) SolarWinds
14 20 (3.03%) IBM
14 20 (3.03%) Nokia
15 16 (2.42%) Fortinet
16 15 (2.27%) Aruba
17 14 (2.12%) Blue Coat
17 14 (2.12%) Brocade
18 11 (1.67%) Huawei
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