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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 321 381 372
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -9
Contract jobs citing Network Design 314 252 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.50% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.61% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 145 161
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £306 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.91% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 7
Median hourly rate £46.10 £39.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.19% -25.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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
38448 41356 40657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.89% 81.37% 77.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25745 27258 26863
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1010 1230 1164
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.38% +23.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +48 96 £425 -2.29% 14
London -11 78 £458 +1.94% 17
West Midlands +14 48 £375 -11.76% 3
North East -2 34 £408 +8.66%
North West +20 28 £520 +30.00% 8
East of England +6 11 £265 -39.42% 1
Yorkshire +8 10 £395 -16.84% 5
South West -1 10 £463 +17.08% 5
East Midlands -9 4 £525 +133.33%
Network Design
UK

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 320 (48.78%) Cisco
2 228 (34.76%) Firewall
3 211 (32.16%) LAN
4 196 (29.88%) Cisco Certification
5 191 (29.12%) WAN
6 155 (23.63%) Data Centre
7 136 (20.73%) Security Cleared
8 128 (19.51%) CCNP
9 117 (17.84%) Juniper
10 112 (17.07%) Windows
11 109 (16.62%) SC Cleared
12 94 (14.33%) VPN
13 93 (14.18%) Network Security
14 91 (13.87%) CheckPoint
15 89 (13.57%) Cisco ASA
16 83 (12.65%) F5
17 82 (12.50%) CCNA
18 78 (11.89%) Telecoms
19 77 (11.74%) Migration
20 70 (10.67%) TCP/IP
20 70 (10.67%) ITIL
21 69 (10.52%) Microsoft
22 66 (10.06%) Degree
22 66 (10.06%) VoIP
23 65 (9.91%) MPLS
24 64 (9.76%) Wireless
25 63 (9.60%) Linux
26 62 (9.45%) CCIE
26 62 (9.45%) Cisco Nexus
27 59 (8.99%) Load Balancing

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%) MS Exchange
1 6 (0.91%) Skype for Business
1 6 (0.91%) Smallworld
2 4 (0.61%) MQSeries
2 4 (0.61%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.46%) Apache
3 3 (0.46%) CMS
3 3 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (0.46%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.46%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.30%) Drupal
4 2 (0.30%) JBoss
4 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.30%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.15%) IIS
5 1 (0.15%) Site Server
Applications
1 35 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.05%) MS Office
3 18 (2.74%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.68%) AutoCAD
5 6 (0.91%) MS Project
6 4 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (2.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.30%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.15%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.20%) SaaS
4 15 (2.29%) Office 365
5 14 (2.13%) PaaS
6 12 (1.83%) IaaS
7 8 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.46%) GitHub
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 228 (34.76%) Firewall
2 211 (32.16%) LAN
3 191 (29.12%) WAN
4 94 (14.33%) VPN
5 93 (14.18%) Network Security
6 89 (13.57%) Cisco ASA
7 70 (10.67%) TCP/IP
8 66 (10.06%) VoIP
9 65 (9.91%) MPLS
10 64 (9.76%) Wireless
11 62 (9.45%) Cisco Nexus
12 50 (7.62%) OSPF
13 46 (7.01%) BGP
14 42 (6.40%) DNS
15 34 (5.18%) VLAN
15 34 (5.18%) Wi-Fi
16 30 (4.57%) IPsec
17 29 (4.42%) Ethernet
18 26 (3.96%) DHCP
19 24 (3.66%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.73%) Relational Database
2 14 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.22%) Data Mining
3 8 (1.22%) GIS
4 6 (0.91%) NoSQL
4 6 (0.91%) QGIS
5 5 (0.76%) MySQL
6 3 (0.46%) Apache Accumulo
6 3 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.46%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (0.46%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.46%) HBase
6 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (2.90%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.91%) Jenkins
2 6 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (0.76%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.61%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.15%) ERwin
5 1 (0.15%) Subversion
General
1 78 (11.89%) Telecoms
2 58 (8.84%) Finance
3 32 (4.88%) Retail
4 25 (3.81%) Legal
5 24 (3.66%) Back Office
6 19 (2.90%) Banking
6 19 (2.90%) Manufacturing
7 17 (2.59%) Law
8 15 (2.29%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.37%) Front Office
10 7 (1.07%) Marketing
11 6 (0.91%) Electronics
11 6 (0.91%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.46%) Advertising
13 2 (0.30%) Automotive
13 2 (0.30%) Billing
13 2 (0.30%) German Language
13 2 (0.30%) Military
13 2 (0.30%) Publishing
14 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 218 (33.23%) Network Engineer
2 210 (32.01%) Architect
3 74 (11.28%) Network Architect
4 72 (10.98%) Design Engineer
5 68 (10.37%) Network Design Engineer
6 55 (8.38%) Infrastructure Architect
7 53 (8.08%) Senior Network Engineer
8 52 (7.93%) Cisco Engineer
8 52 (7.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 50 (7.62%) Security Architect
10 44 (6.71%) Solutions Architect
11 35 (5.34%) Consultant
12 28 (4.27%) Network Security Architect
13 26 (3.96%) Designer
14 20 (3.05%) Analyst
14 20 (3.05%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
15 19 (2.90%) Network Consultant
15 19 (2.90%) Support Engineer
16 18 (2.74%) Network Designer
16 18 (2.74%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.05%) Web Services
2 18 (2.74%) CSS
3 13 (1.98%) .NET
3 13 (1.98%) 802.1X
3 13 (1.98%) Middleware
4 12 (1.83%) HTML
5 9 (1.37%) XML
5 9 (1.37%) XSLT
6 8 (1.22%) HTML5
6 8 (1.22%) Natural Language Processing
7 6 (0.91%) Node.js
8 5 (0.76%) Akka
8 5 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (0.76%) Play Framework
8 5 (0.76%) REST
8 5 (0.76%) spray
8 5 (0.76%) Spring
8 5 (0.76%) Symfony
9 4 (0.61%) COM
10 3 (0.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 155 (23.63%) Data Centre
2 36 (5.49%) Management Information System
3 32 (4.88%) Private Cloud
4 21 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.59%) PKI
7 10 (1.52%) YubiKey
8 9 (1.37%) Statistics
9 7 (1.07%) BYOD
9 7 (1.07%) CESG
9 7 (1.07%) Equities
9 7 (1.07%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.07%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.07%) Security Operations Centre
10 6 (0.91%) CMDB
10 6 (0.91%) NHS
11 5 (0.76%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (0.76%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 112 (17.07%) Windows
2 63 (9.60%) Linux
3 42 (6.40%) Windows Server
4 39 (5.95%) Unix
5 8 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.91%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.61%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.46%) AIX
9 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.30%) Android
10 2 (0.30%) FreeBSD
10 2 (0.30%) SUSE
11 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.15%) CentOS
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (11.74%) Migration
2 70 (10.67%) ITIL
3 59 (8.99%) Load Balancing
4 45 (6.86%) Information Security
4 45 (6.86%) Project Management
5 43 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (6.25%) Change Management
7 40 (6.10%) Network Architecture
7 40 (6.10%) TOGAF
8 38 (5.79%) Configuration Management
9 37 (5.64%) Network Management
10 30 (4.57%) PRINCE2
10 30 (4.57%) Risk Management
10 30 (4.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (4.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 29 (4.42%) Validation
12 28 (4.27%) Capacity Management
12 28 (4.27%) Matrix Organization
13 25 (3.81%) Change Control
13 25 (3.81%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (4.73%) SQL
2 21 (3.20%) PHP
3 17 (2.59%) Python
4 16 (2.44%) Bash Shell
4 16 (2.44%) Java
5 12 (1.83%) C#
5 12 (1.83%) C++
6 5 (0.76%) C
6 5 (0.76%) Perl
7 4 (0.61%) Scala
8 2 (0.30%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.30%) MapBasic
9 1 (0.15%) Ruby
9 1 (0.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 196 (29.88%) Cisco Certification
2 136 (20.73%) Security Cleared
3 128 (19.51%) CCNP
4 109 (16.62%) SC Cleared
5 82 (12.50%) CCNA
6 66 (10.06%) Degree
7 62 (9.45%) CCIE
8 42 (6.40%) CCDP
9 37 (5.64%) CISSP
10 30 (4.57%) DV Cleared
11 27 (4.12%) CCSE
12 26 (3.96%) CCDA
13 21 (3.20%) GIAC
13 21 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (3.05%) MCSE
15 19 (2.90%) JNCIA
16 17 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 16 (2.44%) CCSA
18 15 (2.29%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.59%) PCI DSS
2 9 (1.37%) QA
3 6 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.91%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.76%) SLA
5 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.15%) HL7
6 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 50 (7.62%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (1.52%) vSphere
5 8 (1.22%) XenApp
6 7 (1.07%) Docker
7 6 (0.91%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.91%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.46%) Firmware
8 3 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.46%) HDFS
8 3 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.30%) Kamailio
9 2 (0.30%) vCloud
9 2 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.30%) XenServer
10 1 (0.15%) BIND 9
10 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (2.90%) Puppet
2 14 (2.13%) Nagios
3 9 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (1.37%) OPNET
4 7 (1.07%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 7 (1.07%) OpenView
4 7 (1.07%) SCCM
5 6 (0.91%) FortiGate
5 6 (0.91%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.76%) SCOM
6 5 (0.76%) WhatsUp Gold
7 4 (0.61%) EnCase
8 3 (0.46%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.46%) Nessus
8 3 (0.46%) NSN NetAct
8 3 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.30%) Legato
9 2 (0.30%) Netcool
Vendors
1 320 (48.78%) Cisco
2 117 (17.84%) Juniper
3 91 (13.87%) CheckPoint
4 83 (12.65%) F5
5 69 (10.52%) Microsoft
6 54 (8.23%) VMware
7 51 (7.77%) Palo Alto
8 45 (6.86%) HP
9 28 (4.27%) Citrix
10 22 (3.35%) Riverbed
11 21 (3.20%) Oracle
12 19 (2.90%) Aruba
13 17 (2.59%) Fortinet
14 14 (2.13%) SolarWinds
15 12 (1.83%) Aerohive Networks
15 12 (1.83%) Huawei
15 12 (1.83%) IBM
16 11 (1.68%) Brocade
16 11 (1.68%) Nokia
16 11 (1.68%) SAP
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