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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 321 370 453
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +83
Contract jobs citing Network Design 343 253 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.51% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.65% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 153 77
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £253 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £521 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 7
Median hourly rate £32.50 £39.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £28.20 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.90 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +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
41115 39220 37496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.13% 79.37% 78.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27556 25280 24056
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 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 923 1120 1132
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.69 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 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
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 27 May 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 27 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 +12 119 £400 +23.07% 12
London +16 112 £450 +5.88% 21
South West +18 29 £400 -27.27% 4
North West -4 24 £425 +39.34% 3
West Midlands -13 21 £335 -25.79% 3
North East -26 18 £425 -
Yorkshire +8 12 £500 +20.48% 4
East Midlands +16 8 £396 +40.26% 2
East of England +4 8 £450 -0.27% 1
Midlands - 1 £475 -
Network Design
UK

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 291 (51.14%) Cisco
2 216 (37.96%) Firewall
3 197 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
4 193 (33.92%) WAN
5 173 (30.40%) LAN
6 154 (27.07%) Security Cleared
7 149 (26.19%) Data Centre
8 119 (20.91%) CCNP
9 111 (19.51%) SC Cleared
10 104 (18.28%) Network Security
11 99 (17.40%) Juniper
12 94 (16.52%) VPN
13 90 (15.82%) Wireless
14 76 (13.36%) CheckPoint
15 74 (13.01%) BGP
15 74 (13.01%) Cisco Nexus
16 72 (12.65%) MPLS
16 72 (12.65%) ITIL
17 70 (12.30%) Finance
18 68 (11.95%) Degree
19 66 (11.60%) Telecoms
19 66 (11.60%) Migration
20 63 (11.07%) CCNA
21 62 (10.90%) Linux
22 61 (10.72%) CCIE
23 58 (10.19%) OSPF
24 57 (10.02%) Cisco ASA
24 57 (10.02%) F5
25 51 (8.96%) Change Management
26 50 (8.79%) Windows

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 (1.41%) Confluence
2 6 (1.05%) OpenStack
3 5 (0.88%) Tuxedo
4 4 (0.70%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.53%) Node.js
5 3 (0.53%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.35%) Apache
6 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.18%) JBoss
7 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.51%) MS Visio
3 12 (2.11%) MS Office
4 7 (1.23%) AutoCAD
5 6 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.11%) SaaS
4 10 (1.76%) Office 365
5 8 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (1.41%) IaaS
6 7 (1.23%) PaaS
7 4 (0.70%) IBM PureFlex
8 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.18%) GitHub
9 1 (0.18%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 216 (37.96%) Firewall
2 193 (33.92%) WAN
3 173 (30.40%) LAN
4 104 (18.28%) Network Security
5 94 (16.52%) VPN
6 90 (15.82%) Wireless
7 74 (13.01%) BGP
7 74 (13.01%) Cisco Nexus
8 72 (12.65%) MPLS
9 58 (10.19%) OSPF
10 57 (10.02%) Cisco ASA
11 47 (8.26%) TCP/IP
12 45 (7.91%) VoIP
13 43 (7.56%) DNS
14 41 (7.21%) IPsec
15 40 (7.03%) VLAN
16 35 (6.15%) Wi-Fi
17 32 (5.62%) Broadband
18 30 (5.27%) Internet
19 28 (4.92%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.87%) Relational Database
2 8 (1.41%) DB2
2 8 (1.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.70%) GIS
3 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.53%) Big Data
4 3 (0.53%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.53%) MySQL
4 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (1.93%) Rational DOORS
1 11 (1.93%) StarTeam
2 6 (1.05%) JIRA
3 3 (0.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.53%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.53%) Subversion
4 2 (0.35%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.18%) JUnit
General
1 70 (12.30%) Finance
2 66 (11.60%) Telecoms
3 48 (8.44%) Back Office
4 36 (6.33%) Retail
5 34 (5.98%) Front Office
6 17 (2.99%) Banking
7 7 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.23%) Marketing
8 6 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.05%) Military
9 5 (0.88%) Legal
10 4 (0.70%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.53%) Automotive
12 2 (0.35%) Electronics
12 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.18%) International Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 183 (32.16%) Architect
2 175 (30.76%) Network Engineer
3 107 (18.80%) Network Architect
4 73 (12.83%) Design Engineer
5 62 (10.90%) Network Design Engineer
6 47 (8.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 40 (7.03%) Cisco Engineer
8 36 (6.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 36 (6.33%) Designer
8 36 (6.33%) Solutions Architect
9 30 (5.27%) Support Engineer
10 28 (4.92%) Infrastructure Architect
11 27 (4.75%) Technical Architect
12 26 (4.57%) Senior Design Engineer
13 24 (4.22%) Analyst
13 24 (4.22%) Consultant
13 24 (4.22%) Security Architect
13 24 (4.22%) Security Engineer
14 23 (4.04%) Network Designer
15 20 (3.51%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.76%) .NET
2 9 (1.58%) Web Services
3 8 (1.41%) 802.1X
3 8 (1.41%) HTML
3 8 (1.41%) SOAP
3 8 (1.41%) SPML
4 4 (0.70%) Play Framework
4 4 (0.70%) REST
4 4 (0.70%) Spring
5 3 (0.53%) Akka
5 3 (0.53%) J2EE
5 3 (0.53%) Leaflet
5 3 (0.53%) Servlets
5 3 (0.53%) spray
5 3 (0.53%) Symfony
6 2 (0.35%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.35%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.35%) CSS
6 2 (0.35%) ELK Stack
6 2 (0.35%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 149 (26.19%) Data Centre
2 30 (5.27%) Statistics
3 23 (4.04%) PKI
4 21 (3.69%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.64%) Private Cloud
7 12 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.11%) YubiKey
8 8 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.05%) iSeries
11 5 (0.88%) LPAR
12 4 (0.70%) IVR
12 4 (0.70%) VCE vBlock
13 3 (0.53%) Equities
13 3 (0.53%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.53%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.53%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 62 (10.90%) Linux
2 50 (8.79%) Windows
3 36 (6.33%) Unix
4 18 (3.16%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.11%) CentOS
6 9 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.70%) VME
7 4 (0.70%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.35%) AIX
9 2 (0.35%) Fedora
9 2 (0.35%) Solaris
9 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.18%) MVS
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (12.65%) ITIL
2 66 (11.60%) Migration
3 51 (8.96%) Change Management
4 49 (8.61%) Configuration Management
5 44 (7.73%) Project Management
5 44 (7.73%) Validation
6 41 (7.21%) Capacity Management
7 40 (7.03%) Network Management
8 35 (6.15%) Load Balancing
9 33 (5.80%) Network Monitoring
10 31 (5.45%) Network Architecture
11 30 (5.27%) Fault Management
11 30 (5.27%) Functional Testing
12 25 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (4.22%) Change Control
13 24 (4.22%) High Availability
14 23 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
15 19 (3.34%) People Management
16 18 (3.16%) Office Automation
16 18 (3.16%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (3.87%) C
2 16 (2.81%) Java
3 13 (2.28%) SQL
4 12 (2.11%) Perl
5 11 (1.93%) C++
6 9 (1.58%) PHP
6 9 (1.58%) Python
7 7 (1.23%) C#
8 5 (0.88%) COBOL
8 5 (0.88%) Lisp
9 4 (0.70%) Scala
10 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.18%) MapBasic
10 1 (0.18%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.18%) Ruby
10 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 197 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
2 154 (27.07%) Security Cleared
3 119 (20.91%) CCNP
4 111 (19.51%) SC Cleared
5 68 (11.95%) Degree
6 63 (11.07%) CCNA
7 61 (10.72%) CCIE
8 31 (5.45%) DV Cleared
9 27 (4.75%) CCDP
10 21 (3.69%) JNCIA
10 21 (3.69%) JNCIS
11 13 (2.28%) HND
12 12 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.41%) HNC
14 7 (1.23%) CISSP
14 7 (1.23%) JNCIP
14 7 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 6 (1.05%) CCDA
15 6 (1.05%) JNCIE
16 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.34%) QA
2 14 (2.46%) SLA
3 4 (0.70%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.23%) vCloud
4 5 (0.88%) vSphere
5 4 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.70%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.70%) XenServer
6 3 (0.53%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.35%) Docker
8 1 (0.18%) Firmware
8 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.18%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.18%) NFS
8 1 (0.18%) Samba
8 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.18%) XenApp
8 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (3.34%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (1.76%) OPNET
2 10 (1.76%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (1.05%) FortiGate
4 5 (0.88%) Nagios
4 5 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.70%) SCCM
6 3 (0.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.53%) Puppet
7 2 (0.35%) Ansible
7 2 (0.35%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.35%) Terraform
7 2 (0.35%) ThinApp
7 2 (0.35%) TrustSec
7 2 (0.35%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.18%) AppManager
8 1 (0.18%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.18%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 291 (51.14%) Cisco
2 99 (17.40%) Juniper
3 76 (13.36%) CheckPoint
4 57 (10.02%) F5
5 49 (8.61%) VMware
6 43 (7.56%) Palo Alto
7 40 (7.03%) Microsoft
8 26 (4.57%) Citrix
9 25 (4.39%) HP
10 24 (4.22%) Nokia
11 22 (3.87%) SolarWinds
12 21 (3.69%) Oracle
12 21 (3.69%) Riverbed
13 20 (3.51%) IBM
14 18 (3.16%) Blue Coat
15 15 (2.64%) Fortinet
15 15 (2.64%) Huawei
15 15 (2.64%) Red Hat
16 13 (2.28%) Aerohive Networks
17 7 (1.23%) Aruba
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