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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design
UK / England
Rank 312 377 383
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +6
Contract jobs citing Network Design 266 225 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.48% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.59% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 120 125
Median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £289 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.73 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.63% -18.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £42.46 -
% change year-on-year
+29.53% -

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
34168 38153 36576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 82.03% 78.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22805 25059 24007
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 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 850 1101 978
Median hourly rate £33.86 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.70% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +28 88 £425 +6.25% 10
London -13 62 £475 -5.00% 15
North East +10 28 £369 -1.66% 1
North West +25 26 £525 +5.00% 3
West Midlands +13 21 £400 -27.27% 1
East of England +15 20 £195 -40.00% 1
Yorkshire +7 11 £415 +29.68% 7
South West +6 8 £488 +34.48% 6
East Midlands +2 2 - -
Network Design
UK

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 321 (55.63%) Cisco
2 226 (39.17%) LAN
3 214 (37.09%) Firewall
4 199 (34.49%) WAN
5 187 (32.41%) Cisco Certification
6 144 (24.96%) Data Centre
7 143 (24.78%) Security Cleared
8 120 (20.80%) SC Cleared
9 119 (20.62%) Juniper
10 118 (20.45%) CCNP
11 107 (18.54%) CheckPoint
12 99 (17.16%) Windows
13 97 (16.81%) VPN
14 93 (16.12%) F5
15 91 (15.77%) ITIL
16 87 (15.08%) Cisco ASA
17 83 (14.38%) Degree
17 83 (14.38%) CCNA
18 82 (14.21%) Migration
19 81 (14.04%) Telecoms
20 78 (13.52%) Wireless
21 77 (13.34%) Network Security
22 75 (13.00%) CCIE
23 73 (12.65%) Linux
24 69 (11.96%) VoIP
25 68 (11.79%) Cisco Nexus
26 66 (11.44%) Microsoft
27 63 (10.92%) VMware
27 63 (10.92%) MPLS
28 56 (9.71%) TCP/IP

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 7 (1.21%) MS Exchange
1 7 (1.21%) WebSphere
1 7 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (1.04%) Skype for Business
3 4 (0.69%) MQSeries
3 4 (0.69%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.52%) Apache
4 3 (0.52%) CMS
4 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (0.52%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.35%) Drupal
5 2 (0.35%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.17%) IIS
6 1 (0.17%) Site Server
Applications
1 36 (6.24%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.64%) MS Office
3 14 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.87%) MS Project
6 4 (0.69%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.35%) InDesign
7 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.95%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.08%) SaaS
3 10 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.21%) Office 365
5 6 (1.04%) PaaS
6 4 (0.69%) Akamai
6 4 (0.69%) GitHub
7 2 (0.35%) IaaS
7 2 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 226 (39.17%) LAN
2 214 (37.09%) Firewall
3 199 (34.49%) WAN
4 97 (16.81%) VPN
5 87 (15.08%) Cisco ASA
6 78 (13.52%) Wireless
7 77 (13.34%) Network Security
8 69 (11.96%) VoIP
9 68 (11.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 63 (10.92%) MPLS
11 56 (9.71%) TCP/IP
12 51 (8.84%) OSPF
13 44 (7.63%) BGP
14 41 (7.11%) DNS
15 33 (5.72%) VLAN
16 30 (5.20%) Wi-Fi
17 27 (4.68%) DHCP
17 27 (4.68%) Ethernet
18 26 (4.51%) Unified Communications
19 25 (4.33%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.47%) Relational Database
2 15 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.21%) DB2
3 7 (1.21%) Hadoop
3 7 (1.21%) IBM BigInsights
3 7 (1.21%) Neo4j
4 5 (0.87%) Data Mining
4 5 (0.87%) GIS
5 4 (0.69%) MySQL
5 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.35%) Big Data
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 20 (3.47%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.21%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.21%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (0.87%) StarTeam
3 5 (0.87%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.69%) Subversion
4 4 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.17%) ERwin
General
1 81 (14.04%) Telecoms
2 47 (8.15%) Finance
3 34 (5.89%) Retail
4 21 (3.64%) Back Office
5 20 (3.47%) Banking
5 20 (3.47%) Legal
6 14 (2.43%) Law
7 12 (2.08%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.21%) Marketing
10 6 (1.04%) Front Office
10 6 (1.04%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.52%) Advertising
11 3 (0.52%) Electronics
12 2 (0.35%) German Language
12 2 (0.35%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Billing
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) Local Government
13 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 202 (35.01%) Network Engineer
2 153 (26.52%) Architect
3 68 (11.79%) Infrastructure Architect
4 63 (10.92%) Design Engineer
5 57 (9.88%) Network Design Engineer
6 50 (8.67%) Network Architect
7 45 (7.80%) Cisco Engineer
8 44 (7.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 38 (6.59%) Senior Network Engineer
10 30 (5.20%) Consultant
11 28 (4.85%) Designer
11 28 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
12 23 (3.99%) Support Engineer
13 22 (3.81%) Network Designer
14 21 (3.64%) Security Architect
15 20 (3.47%) Network Support
15 20 (3.47%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
16 18 (3.12%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
16 18 (3.12%) Network Consultant
17 16 (2.77%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.64%) Web Services
2 14 (2.43%) CSS
3 10 (1.73%) .NET
3 10 (1.73%) HTML
3 10 (1.73%) Middleware
4 7 (1.21%) HTML5
5 6 (1.04%) XML
5 6 (1.04%) XSLT
6 5 (0.87%) Akka
6 5 (0.87%) Natural Language Processing
6 5 (0.87%) Node.js
6 5 (0.87%) Play Framework
6 5 (0.87%) REST
6 5 (0.87%) spray
6 5 (0.87%) Spring
6 5 (0.87%) Symfony
7 4 (0.69%) 802.1X
7 4 (0.69%) COM
8 3 (0.52%) J2EE
9 2 (0.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 144 (24.96%) Data Centre
2 31 (5.37%) Computer Science
3 24 (4.16%) Private Cloud
4 21 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.21%) Clustering
5 7 (1.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (1.21%) Equities
5 7 (1.21%) Fixed Income
5 7 (1.21%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (1.04%) Hedge funds
7 5 (0.87%) NHS
7 5 (0.87%) Statistics
8 4 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (0.69%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.69%) PKI
9 2 (0.35%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (0.35%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.35%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 99 (17.16%) Windows
2 73 (12.65%) Linux
3 43 (7.45%) Unix
4 36 (6.24%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.87%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.69%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.52%) AIX
9 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.52%) Solaris
10 2 (0.35%) FreeBSD
10 2 (0.35%) SUSE
10 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.17%) Android
11 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.17%) CentOS
11 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (15.77%) ITIL
2 82 (14.21%) Migration
3 45 (7.80%) Load Balancing
4 41 (7.11%) Network Architecture
5 39 (6.76%) Service Management
6 36 (6.24%) Configuration Management
7 34 (5.89%) Project Management
8 32 (5.55%) Information Security
9 30 (5.20%) Network Management
10 29 (5.03%) PRINCE2
11 26 (4.51%) Network Monitoring
11 26 (4.51%) Validation
12 25 (4.33%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (4.33%) TOGAF
13 24 (4.16%) ITSM
14 22 (3.81%) Capacity Management
15 21 (3.64%) Mentoring
15 21 (3.64%) Virtual Infrastructure
16 19 (3.29%) Matrix Organization
17 18 (3.12%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (5.72%) SQL
2 18 (3.12%) Python
3 17 (2.95%) Bash Shell
4 16 (2.77%) PHP
5 12 (2.08%) Java
6 9 (1.56%) C#
6 9 (1.56%) C++
7 8 (1.39%) C
8 5 (0.87%) Perl
9 4 (0.69%) Scala
10 1 (0.17%) Lisp
10 1 (0.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 187 (32.41%) Cisco Certification
2 143 (24.78%) Security Cleared
3 120 (20.80%) SC Cleared
4 118 (20.45%) CCNP
5 83 (14.38%) CCNA
5 83 (14.38%) Degree
6 75 (13.00%) CCIE
7 54 (9.36%) CCDP
8 39 (6.76%) CCSE
9 30 (5.20%) DV Cleared
10 29 (5.03%) JNCIA
11 27 (4.68%) CCSA
12 25 (4.33%) CCDA
13 22 (3.81%) CISSP
13 22 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
14 21 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (3.47%) CCIP
15 20 (3.47%) JNCIE
16 19 (3.29%) HP ASE
16 19 (3.29%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.99%) PCI DSS
2 11 (1.91%) QA
3 6 (1.04%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.87%) SLA
5 4 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.17%) HL7
8 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 35 (6.07%) Active Directory
2 31 (5.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (1.91%) vSphere
5 7 (1.21%) Docker
6 6 (1.04%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.87%) Firmware
7 5 (0.87%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.87%) XenApp
8 3 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.35%) Kamailio
9 2 (0.35%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.35%) vCloud
9 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.17%) BIND 9
10 1 (0.17%) LXC
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (4.68%) Puppet
2 24 (4.16%) FortiGate
3 12 (2.08%) Nagios
4 9 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (1.21%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (1.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 7 (1.21%) ZABBIX
6 6 (1.04%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.87%) EnCase
8 4 (0.69%) Cisco UCCE
8 4 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (0.69%) Opsview
8 4 (0.69%) QRadar
8 4 (0.69%) SCCM
9 3 (0.52%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.52%) Nessus
9 3 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.52%) vMotion
9 3 (0.52%) WhatsUp Gold
10 2 (0.35%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 321 (55.63%) Cisco
2 119 (20.62%) Juniper
3 107 (18.54%) CheckPoint
4 93 (16.12%) F5
5 66 (11.44%) Microsoft
6 63 (10.92%) VMware
7 53 (9.19%) HP
8 35 (6.07%) Riverbed
9 32 (5.55%) Fortinet
10 29 (5.03%) Aruba
11 28 (4.85%) Palo Alto
12 20 (3.47%) Citrix
13 18 (3.12%) Oracle
14 16 (2.77%) IBM
15 15 (2.60%) Red Hat
16 12 (2.08%) Blue Coat
16 12 (2.08%) Huawei
17 11 (1.91%) BT
17 11 (1.91%) Nokia
18 9 (1.56%) Brocade
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