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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 364 350 410
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +60
Contract jobs citing Network Design 277 270 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.53% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.67% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 152 94
Median daily rate £420 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.86% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 8
Median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £31.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +22.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +77.27%
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
41597 40034 38672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.66% 79.09% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27827 25350 24580
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £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 903 1172 1142
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 May 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
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 5 May 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
South East -15 99 £410 +17.14% 9
London +3 79 £433 +8.12% 16
South West +18 24 £375 -31.81% 2
West Midlands -16 22 £450 +9.75% 6
North West -11 16 £400 +45.45% 6
North East -22 13 £423 -
Yorkshire -1 12 £395 -1.25% 1
East of England -3 6 £450 -2.96% 3
East Midlands +9 5 £375 +31.57%
Midlands - 1 £475 -
Network Design
UK

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 270 (52.12%) Cisco
2 182 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
3 181 (34.94%) Firewall
4 168 (32.43%) WAN
5 155 (29.92%) LAN
6 151 (29.15%) Data Centre
7 130 (25.10%) Security Cleared
8 121 (23.36%) CCNP
9 95 (18.34%) SC Cleared
10 86 (16.60%) Network Security
11 81 (15.64%) Wireless
12 80 (15.44%) VPN
13 73 (14.09%) Migration
13 73 (14.09%) Juniper
14 72 (13.90%) Degree
15 67 (12.93%) CheckPoint
16 66 (12.74%) Finance
17 65 (12.55%) Cisco Nexus
18 64 (12.36%) MPLS
18 64 (12.36%) ITIL
19 62 (11.97%) BGP
20 59 (11.39%) Telecoms
20 59 (11.39%) CCIE
21 56 (10.81%) CCNA
22 51 (9.85%) Linux
22 51 (9.85%) OSPF
22 51 (9.85%) Cisco ASA
23 48 (9.27%) Configuration Management
24 45 (8.69%) Back Office
25 43 (8.30%) Validation

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 8 (1.54%) Confluence
2 6 (1.16%) OpenStack
3 5 (0.97%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.39%) Apache
5 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.39%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.19%) JBoss
6 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 24 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.05%) MS Visio
3 14 (2.70%) MS Office
4 8 (1.54%) AutoCAD
5 6 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.77%) SaaS
4 3 (0.58%) IaaS
4 3 (0.58%) IBM PureFlex
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.39%) Office 365
5 2 (0.39%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle CX
6 1 (0.19%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 181 (34.94%) Firewall
2 168 (32.43%) WAN
3 155 (29.92%) LAN
4 86 (16.60%) Network Security
5 81 (15.64%) Wireless
6 80 (15.44%) VPN
7 65 (12.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 64 (12.36%) MPLS
9 62 (11.97%) BGP
10 51 (9.85%) Cisco ASA
10 51 (9.85%) OSPF
11 40 (7.72%) VoIP
12 39 (7.53%) TCP/IP
13 36 (6.95%) VLAN
14 33 (6.37%) DNS
14 33 (6.37%) Wi-Fi
15 32 (6.18%) Internet
16 25 (4.83%) Broadband
17 21 (4.05%) 3G
17 21 (4.05%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.28%) Relational Database
2 8 (1.54%) DB2
3 7 (1.35%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.58%) Big Data
5 3 (0.58%) GIS
5 3 (0.58%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.58%) MySQL
5 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.12%) Rational DOORS
1 11 (2.12%) StarTeam
2 6 (1.16%) JIRA
3 3 (0.58%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.58%) Subversion
4 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.19%) JUnit
4 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 66 (12.74%) Finance
2 59 (11.39%) Telecoms
3 45 (8.69%) Back Office
4 39 (7.53%) Retail
5 31 (5.98%) Front Office
6 16 (3.09%) Banking
7 6 (1.16%) Marketing
7 6 (1.16%) Military
8 5 (0.97%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.77%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.58%) Automotive
10 3 (0.58%) Legal
11 2 (0.39%) Electronics
11 2 (0.39%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.19%) International Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 166 (32.05%) Network Engineer
2 156 (30.12%) Architect
3 97 (18.73%) Network Architect
4 75 (14.48%) Design Engineer
5 61 (11.78%) Network Design Engineer
6 45 (8.69%) Senior Network Engineer
7 36 (6.95%) Cisco Engineer
8 35 (6.76%) Designer
9 33 (6.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 31 (5.98%) Solutions Architect
11 29 (5.60%) Support Engineer
12 28 (5.41%) Senior Design Engineer
13 26 (5.02%) Consultant
14 25 (4.83%) Technical Architect
15 23 (4.44%) Network Designer
16 22 (4.25%) Infrastructure Architect
16 22 (4.25%) Senior Network Design Engineer
17 20 (3.86%) Analyst
18 18 (3.47%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
19 17 (3.28%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.12%) 802.1X
2 10 (1.93%) .NET
3 8 (1.54%) HTML
4 7 (1.35%) SOAP
4 7 (1.35%) SPML
5 6 (1.16%) Web Services
6 4 (0.77%) Leaflet
7 3 (0.58%) J2EE
7 3 (0.58%) Servlets
8 2 (0.39%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.39%) CSS
8 2 (0.39%) ELK Stack
8 2 (0.39%) WebRTC
8 2 (0.39%) XMPP
9 1 (0.19%) Django
9 1 (0.19%) Guice
9 1 (0.19%) HTML5
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.19%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 151 (29.15%) Data Centre
2 29 (5.60%) Statistics
3 23 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.51%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.12%) Private Cloud
7 7 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (1.35%) PKI
7 7 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (0.97%) iSeries
9 4 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.77%) IVR
9 4 (0.77%) LPAR
10 3 (0.58%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.58%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.58%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.58%) VCE vBlock
11 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.39%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.39%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 51 (9.85%) Linux
2 35 (6.76%) Windows
3 34 (6.56%) Unix
4 18 (3.47%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.12%) CentOS
6 10 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.39%) Fedora
9 2 (0.39%) Solaris
9 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.19%) MVS
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (14.09%) Migration
2 64 (12.36%) ITIL
3 48 (9.27%) Configuration Management
4 43 (8.30%) Validation
5 42 (8.11%) Project Management
6 35 (6.76%) Capacity Management
7 34 (6.56%) Network Architecture
8 32 (6.18%) Network Management
9 28 (5.41%) Change Management
9 28 (5.41%) Fault Management
9 28 (5.41%) Functional Testing
10 27 (5.21%) Network Monitoring
11 21 (4.05%) High Availability
12 20 (3.86%) Load Balancing
13 18 (3.47%) Root Cause Analysis
14 17 (3.28%) Change Control
15 16 (3.09%) Capacity Planning
15 16 (3.09%) People Management
15 16 (3.09%) PRINCE2
15 16 (3.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (4.44%) C
2 13 (2.51%) Java
3 12 (2.32%) Perl
4 11 (2.12%) C++
5 9 (1.74%) Python
5 9 (1.74%) SQL
6 7 (1.35%) C#
7 6 (1.16%) PHP
8 4 (0.77%) Lisp
9 3 (0.58%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.19%) MapBasic
10 1 (0.19%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.19%) Ruby
10 1 (0.19%) Scala
10 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 182 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
2 130 (25.10%) Security Cleared
3 121 (23.36%) CCNP
4 95 (18.34%) SC Cleared
5 72 (13.90%) Degree
6 59 (11.39%) CCIE
7 56 (10.81%) CCNA
8 27 (5.21%) CCDP
8 27 (5.21%) DV Cleared
9 15 (2.90%) HND
10 14 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (1.93%) JNCIA
12 9 (1.74%) JNCIS
12 9 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (1.54%) HNC
14 7 (1.35%) CISSP
15 6 (1.16%) CCDA
15 6 (1.16%) JNCIP
16 5 (0.97%) JNCIE
17 4 (0.77%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.67%) QA
2 10 (1.93%) SLA
3 5 (0.97%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) COBIT
5 1 (0.19%) GCP
5 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.97%) vSphere
4 4 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.77%) vCloud
4 4 (0.77%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.39%) NFS
5 2 (0.39%) XenServer
6 1 (0.19%) Firmware
6 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.19%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.19%) Samba
6 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.19%) XenApp
6 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (2.12%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (1.54%) FortiGate
2 8 (1.54%) OPNET
2 8 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (1.16%) Nagios
4 4 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.77%) SCCM
4 4 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.58%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.39%) Amdocs OSS
6 2 (0.39%) Ansible
6 2 (0.39%) Terraform
6 2 (0.39%) ThinApp
6 2 (0.39%) TrustSec
6 2 (0.39%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.19%) AppManager
7 1 (0.19%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.19%) Nessus
7 1 (0.19%) SCOM
7 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 270 (52.12%) Cisco
2 73 (14.09%) Juniper
3 67 (12.93%) CheckPoint
4 42 (8.11%) F5
4 42 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 42 (8.11%) VMware
5 26 (5.02%) HP
6 25 (4.83%) Citrix
7 24 (4.63%) Nokia
7 24 (4.63%) Palo Alto
8 21 (4.05%) Oracle
9 18 (3.47%) Blue Coat
9 18 (3.47%) Riverbed
9 18 (3.47%) SolarWinds
10 17 (3.28%) Fortinet
10 17 (3.28%) IBM
11 15 (2.90%) Huawei
12 14 (2.70%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.16%) Sybase
14 5 (0.97%) NetApp
North West London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: Unspecified Competitive & Flexible
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bracknell
Volt
Rate: £40.00 - £50.00 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £15 - £17 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago