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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 343 362 348
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing Network Design 297 301 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.58% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.71% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 169 157
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £553 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.46 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.98% -0.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 £42.46 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -0.09%
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
41492 42194 40271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.40% 81.13% 77.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 27669 28069 25578
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1048 1167 1122
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 September 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 27 September 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 +51 129 £458 +1.66% 6
South East -17 62 £425 +13.33% 15
West Midlands -17 29 £400 +23.07% 4
North West +14 25 £425 +18.05% 7
Yorkshire +13 18 £360 - 5
North East -18 14 £413 +26.92%
South West -20 11 £460 +10.04% 4
East of England -2 5 £195 -54.11% 1
East Midlands -11 2 £481 +87.80%
Midlands - 1 £288 -
Network Design
UK

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 329 (46.87%) Cisco
2 265 (37.75%) Firewall
3 220 (31.34%) WAN
4 212 (30.20%) Cisco Certification
5 206 (29.34%) LAN
6 172 (24.50%) Security Cleared
7 141 (20.09%) Data Centre
8 132 (18.80%) CCNP
9 127 (18.09%) Juniper
9 127 (18.09%) SC Cleared
10 110 (15.67%) Network Security
11 101 (14.39%) Windows
12 94 (13.39%) F5
13 93 (13.25%) CheckPoint
13 93 (13.25%) VPN
14 90 (12.82%) Wireless
15 78 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
16 77 (10.97%) Cisco Nexus
17 76 (10.83%) MPLS
17 76 (10.83%) BGP
18 74 (10.54%) Change Management
19 73 (10.40%) Telecoms
19 73 (10.40%) CCNA
20 71 (10.11%) TCP/IP
20 71 (10.11%) ITIL
21 70 (9.97%) Load Balancing
21 70 (9.97%) Palo Alto
22 68 (9.69%) Finance
23 66 (9.40%) OSPF
24 63 (8.97%) Degree

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 (0.85%) ArcGIS
1 6 (0.85%) Skype for Business
1 6 (0.85%) Smallworld
2 5 (0.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.71%) Tuxedo
3 4 (0.57%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.43%) CMS
4 3 (0.43%) Confluence
5 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.28%) Drupal
5 2 (0.28%) JBoss
5 2 (0.28%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.14%) Apache
6 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.14%) IIS
6 1 (0.14%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (3.99%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.42%) MS Office
4 8 (1.14%) AutoCAD
5 5 (0.71%) MS Project
6 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (2.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.28%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.14%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (3.56%) SaaS
4 20 (2.85%) PaaS
5 18 (2.56%) IaaS
5 18 (2.56%) Office 365
6 16 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.57%) GitHub
8 2 (0.28%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 265 (37.75%) Firewall
2 220 (31.34%) WAN
3 206 (29.34%) LAN
4 110 (15.67%) Network Security
5 93 (13.25%) VPN
6 90 (12.82%) Wireless
7 78 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
8 77 (10.97%) Cisco Nexus
9 76 (10.83%) BGP
9 76 (10.83%) MPLS
10 71 (10.11%) TCP/IP
11 66 (9.40%) OSPF
12 52 (7.41%) IPsec
13 46 (6.55%) DNS
14 45 (6.41%) VoIP
15 40 (5.70%) Wi-Fi
16 35 (4.99%) VLAN
17 31 (4.42%) Broadband
18 30 (4.27%) Ethernet
19 29 (4.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (5.27%) Relational Database
2 18 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 15 (2.14%) Data Mining
4 8 (1.14%) GIS
4 8 (1.14%) NoSQL
5 6 (0.85%) QGIS
5 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.57%) MySQL
7 3 (0.43%) Apache Accumulo
7 3 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.43%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.43%) HBase
7 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.00%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.71%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (0.71%) StarTeam
4 4 (0.57%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.43%) JIRA
6 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 73 (10.40%) Telecoms
2 68 (9.69%) Finance
3 35 (4.99%) Back Office
4 29 (4.13%) Retail
5 24 (3.42%) Banking
6 22 (3.13%) Legal
7 20 (2.85%) Front Office
8 16 (2.28%) Law
9 15 (2.14%) Financial Institution
9 15 (2.14%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.14%) Marketing
11 5 (0.71%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.57%) Automotive
12 4 (0.57%) Electronics
13 3 (0.43%) Advertising
14 2 (0.28%) Billing
14 2 (0.28%) Military
15 1 (0.14%) Games
15 1 (0.14%) German Language
15 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 252 (35.90%) Architect
2 210 (29.91%) Network Engineer
3 100 (14.25%) Network Architect
4 73 (10.40%) Design Engineer
5 69 (9.83%) Network Design Engineer
6 59 (8.40%) Security Architect
7 55 (7.83%) Solutions Architect
8 52 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
9 51 (7.26%) Infrastructure Architect
10 45 (6.41%) Cisco Engineer
11 44 (6.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 37 (5.27%) Consultant
12 37 (5.27%) Network Security Architect
13 31 (4.42%) Analyst
13 31 (4.42%) Technical Architect
14 30 (4.27%) Designer
15 23 (3.28%) Network Analyst
15 23 (3.28%) Security Engineer
15 23 (3.28%) Support Engineer
16 19 (2.71%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.71%) Web Services
2 16 (2.28%) .NET
3 14 (1.99%) HTML
3 14 (1.99%) Middleware
4 12 (1.71%) 802.1X
4 12 (1.71%) CSS
5 9 (1.28%) Node.js
5 9 (1.28%) XML
5 9 (1.28%) XSLT
6 8 (1.14%) Akka
6 8 (1.14%) HTML5
6 8 (1.14%) Natural Language Processing
6 8 (1.14%) Play Framework
6 8 (1.14%) REST
6 8 (1.14%) spray
6 8 (1.14%) Spring
6 8 (1.14%) Symfony
7 6 (0.85%) SOAP
7 6 (0.85%) SPML
8 5 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 141 (20.09%) Data Centre
2 36 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 33 (4.70%) PKI
4 30 (4.27%) Private Cloud
5 22 (3.13%) YubiKey
6 18 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (1.99%) Statistics
8 12 (1.71%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.28%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 8 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.00%) BYOD
11 7 (1.00%) CESG
12 6 (0.85%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.71%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.71%) CMDB
13 5 (0.71%) LPAR
13 5 (0.71%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.57%) Fintech
15 3 (0.43%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 101 (14.39%) Windows
2 60 (8.55%) Linux
3 38 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 33 (4.70%) Unix
5 10 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.00%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.71%) AIX
7 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.57%) CentOS
8 4 (0.57%) VME
9 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.28%) Android
10 2 (0.28%) Fedora
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (10.54%) Change Management
2 71 (10.11%) ITIL
3 70 (9.97%) Load Balancing
4 62 (8.83%) Migration
5 53 (7.55%) Project Management
6 48 (6.84%) Network Management
7 41 (5.84%) Configuration Management
7 41 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (5.70%) Information Security
8 40 (5.70%) Matrix Organization
9 39 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (5.13%) Capacity Management
10 36 (5.13%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 35 (4.99%) Network Architecture
12 34 (4.84%) Change Control
12 34 (4.84%) TOGAF
13 33 (4.70%) Network Monitoring
14 32 (4.56%) Project Planning
15 31 (4.42%) Office Automation
16 30 (4.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (3.85%) SQL
2 23 (3.28%) PHP
3 22 (3.13%) Java
4 14 (1.99%) C#
4 14 (1.99%) C++
5 9 (1.28%) Bash Shell
6 8 (1.14%) Python
7 7 (1.00%) Scala
8 6 (0.85%) Perl
9 5 (0.71%) C
9 5 (0.71%) COBOL
10 3 (0.43%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.28%) Lisp
11 2 (0.28%) MapBasic
12 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 212 (30.20%) Cisco Certification
2 172 (24.50%) Security Cleared
3 132 (18.80%) CCNP
4 127 (18.09%) SC Cleared
5 73 (10.40%) CCNA
6 63 (8.97%) Degree
7 62 (8.83%) CCIE
8 35 (4.99%) CCDP
9 33 (4.70%) DV Cleared
10 28 (3.99%) CISSP
11 27 (3.85%) JNCIA
12 26 (3.70%) JNCIS
13 19 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (2.42%) CCSA
14 17 (2.42%) CCSE
14 17 (2.42%) MCSE
15 15 (2.14%) CCDA
16 14 (1.99%) GIAC
16 14 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.71%) PCI DSS
2 9 (1.28%) QA
2 9 (1.28%) SLA
3 7 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.57%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 56 (7.98%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.42%) vSphere
4 9 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.14%) XenApp
6 7 (1.00%) Docker
6 7 (1.00%) vCloud
6 7 (1.00%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.71%) XenServer
8 4 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.43%) HDFS
9 3 (0.43%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.28%) Kamailio
10 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.14%) Firmware
11 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.14%) Samba
11 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (2.99%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (1.99%) OPNET
2 14 (1.99%) Puppet
3 13 (1.85%) Nagios
4 10 (1.42%) SCCM
5 7 (1.00%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.00%) OpenView
6 6 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (0.71%) SCOM
7 5 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.57%) EnCase
9 3 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.43%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.43%) HP UCMDB
9 3 (0.43%) WSUS
10 2 (0.28%) Legato
10 2 (0.28%) Netcool
10 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 329 (46.87%) Cisco
2 127 (18.09%) Juniper
3 94 (13.39%) F5
4 93 (13.25%) CheckPoint
5 70 (9.97%) Palo Alto
6 58 (8.26%) VMware
7 51 (7.26%) Microsoft
8 43 (6.13%) HP
9 36 (5.13%) Citrix
10 31 (4.42%) Riverbed
11 25 (3.56%) Aerohive Networks
12 24 (3.42%) SolarWinds
13 23 (3.28%) IBM
14 22 (3.13%) Oracle
15 18 (2.56%) Aruba
16 17 (2.42%) Fortinet
17 16 (2.28%) Nokia
18 15 (2.14%) Brocade
19 13 (1.85%) Splunk
20 10 (1.42%) Meraki
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