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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design
UK / England
Rank 335 386 367
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -19
Contract jobs citing Network Design 244 237 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.50% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.60% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 125 134
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £301 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £435 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.00 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £65.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £43.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.09% +91.11%

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
34667 39570 37387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.87% 82.95% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23141 26236 24040
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 881 1083 1008
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £56.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 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
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 22 February 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 +33 81 £425 -2.57% 9
London -3 67 £475 -5.00% 20
North East - 30 £379 - 1
North West +15 23 £550 +10.00% 5
East of England +10 16 £195 -40.00% 1
West Midlands +5 15 £363 -19.44% 8
Yorkshire +14 7 £500 +46.52% 4
South West +2 4 £450 +40.62% 5
East Midlands +2 2 - -
Network Design
UK

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 330 (59.14%) Cisco
2 232 (41.58%) LAN
3 219 (39.25%) Firewall
4 207 (37.10%) Cisco Certification
5 205 (36.74%) WAN
6 152 (27.24%) Data Centre
7 151 (27.06%) Security Cleared
8 134 (24.01%) CCNP
9 126 (22.58%) SC Cleared
10 121 (21.68%) CheckPoint
11 120 (21.51%) Juniper
12 104 (18.64%) VPN
12 104 (18.64%) Windows
13 101 (18.10%) F5
14 95 (17.03%) CCIE
15 93 (16.67%) Degree
16 92 (16.49%) Telecoms
17 90 (16.13%) ITIL
18 89 (15.95%) Wireless
19 86 (15.41%) CCNA
19 86 (15.41%) Cisco ASA
20 82 (14.70%) Network Security
21 80 (14.34%) Migration
22 77 (13.80%) Linux
23 69 (12.37%) Microsoft
24 68 (12.19%) VoIP
25 66 (11.83%) MPLS
26 64 (11.47%) VMware
26 64 (11.47%) Cisco Nexus
27 58 (10.39%) 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 8 (1.43%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.25%) WebSphere
2 7 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (1.08%) OpenStack
4 5 (0.90%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.54%) Apache
5 3 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.54%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.54%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.54%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.36%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.18%) IIS
7 1 (0.18%) Site Server
7 1 (0.18%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 40 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.41%) MS Office
3 9 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.72%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.36%) InDesign
6 2 (0.36%) MS Project
6 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (3.05%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.25%) Office 365
3 7 (1.25%) SaaS
4 5 (0.90%) PaaS
5 4 (0.72%) Akamai
6 3 (0.54%) IaaS
6 3 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 232 (41.58%) LAN
2 219 (39.25%) Firewall
3 205 (36.74%) WAN
4 104 (18.64%) VPN
5 89 (15.95%) Wireless
6 86 (15.41%) Cisco ASA
7 82 (14.70%) Network Security
8 68 (12.19%) VoIP
9 66 (11.83%) MPLS
10 64 (11.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 58 (10.39%) TCP/IP
12 54 (9.68%) OSPF
13 45 (8.06%) BGP
14 37 (6.63%) DNS
15 30 (5.38%) BIG-IP
16 29 (5.20%) DHCP
17 28 (5.02%) VLAN
18 27 (4.84%) Ethernet
18 27 (4.84%) Unified Communications
18 27 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.84%) Relational Database
2 14 (2.51%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.25%) DB2
3 7 (1.25%) Hadoop
3 7 (1.25%) IBM BigInsights
3 7 (1.25%) Neo4j
4 4 (0.72%) Big Data
4 4 (0.72%) GIS
5 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.36%) MySQL
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.18%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (2.15%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (1.25%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.08%) StarTeam
5 4 (0.72%) Subversion
5 4 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.18%) ERwin
7 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
General
1 92 (16.49%) Telecoms
2 49 (8.78%) Finance
3 33 (5.91%) Retail
4 22 (3.94%) Back Office
5 19 (3.41%) Banking
6 18 (3.23%) Legal
7 11 (1.97%) Law
8 9 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.43%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.25%) Front Office
10 7 (1.25%) Marketing
11 4 (0.72%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.54%) Advertising
12 3 (0.54%) Electronics
13 2 (0.36%) Military
13 2 (0.36%) Publishing
14 1 (0.18%) Billing
14 1 (0.18%) French Language
14 1 (0.18%) German Language
14 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 203 (36.38%) Network Engineer
2 150 (26.88%) Architect
3 74 (13.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 64 (11.47%) Design Engineer
5 63 (11.29%) Network Design Engineer
6 50 (8.96%) Network Architect
7 44 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
8 43 (7.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 35 (6.27%) Senior Network Engineer
10 31 (5.56%) Consultant
10 31 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
11 26 (4.66%) Designer
12 21 (3.76%) Network Designer
13 20 (3.58%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 20 (3.58%) Security Architect
13 20 (3.58%) Support Engineer
14 19 (3.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
15 18 (3.23%) Network Consultant
15 18 (3.23%) Network Support
16 17 (3.05%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.87%) Web Services
2 8 (1.43%) CSS
2 8 (1.43%) Middleware
3 6 (1.08%) .NET
3 6 (1.08%) 802.1X
4 5 (0.90%) HTML
5 4 (0.72%) COM
5 4 (0.72%) XMPP
6 3 (0.54%) J2EE
7 2 (0.36%) CSS3
7 2 (0.36%) HTML5
7 2 (0.36%) REST
7 2 (0.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.18%) Akka
8 1 (0.18%) Kafka
8 1 (0.18%) Leaflet
8 1 (0.18%) Node.js
8 1 (0.18%) Play Framework
8 1 (0.18%) Sass
8 1 (0.18%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 152 (27.24%) Data Centre
2 35 (6.27%) Private Cloud
3 33 (5.91%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (3.76%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.43%) Clustering
6 8 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (1.25%) Equities
7 7 (1.25%) Fixed Income
7 7 (1.25%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (0.90%) NHS
8 5 (0.90%) PKI
9 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.54%) BBC
11 2 (0.36%) CCTV
11 2 (0.36%) e-Health
11 2 (0.36%) iSeries
11 2 (0.36%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.36%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 104 (18.64%) Windows
2 77 (13.80%) Linux
3 42 (7.53%) Unix
4 35 (6.27%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.08%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.90%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.72%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.54%) Solaris
11 2 (0.36%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.36%) SUSE
12 1 (0.18%) AIX
12 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.18%) CentOS
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (16.13%) ITIL
2 80 (14.34%) Migration
3 45 (8.06%) Service Management
4 40 (7.17%) Load Balancing
5 35 (6.27%) Network Architecture
6 34 (6.09%) Project Management
7 31 (5.56%) Network Management
8 30 (5.38%) Configuration Management
8 30 (5.38%) ITSM
9 28 (5.02%) PRINCE2
9 28 (5.02%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 27 (4.84%) Information Security
11 25 (4.48%) Matrix Organization
12 24 (4.30%) Network Monitoring
13 22 (3.94%) Office Automation
14 21 (3.76%) Capacity Management
14 21 (3.76%) Validation
15 20 (3.58%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (3.58%) Mentoring
16 18 (3.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 29 (5.20%) SQL
2 19 (3.41%) Python
3 15 (2.69%) Bash Shell
4 9 (1.61%) C
4 9 (1.61%) Java
5 7 (1.25%) Perl
5 7 (1.25%) PHP
6 4 (0.72%) C#
6 4 (0.72%) C++
7 2 (0.36%) Lisp
8 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.18%) Ruby
8 1 (0.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 207 (37.10%) Cisco Certification
2 151 (27.06%) Security Cleared
3 134 (24.01%) CCNP
4 126 (22.58%) SC Cleared
5 95 (17.03%) CCIE
6 93 (16.67%) Degree
7 86 (15.41%) CCNA
8 57 (10.22%) CCDP
9 49 (8.78%) CCSE
10 39 (6.99%) JNCIA
11 36 (6.45%) CCSA
12 32 (5.73%) JNCIE
13 31 (5.56%) CCIP
14 30 (5.38%) DV Cleared
15 26 (4.66%) HP ASE
15 26 (4.66%) HP MASE
16 24 (4.30%) CCDA
17 22 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
18 20 (3.58%) ITIL Certification
18 20 (3.58%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.76%) PCI DSS
2 13 (2.33%) QA
3 5 (0.90%) JSP 440
3 5 (0.90%) SLA
4 4 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 34 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (5.38%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (1.25%) vSphere
5 6 (1.08%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.90%) Firmware
6 5 (0.90%) vCloud
7 4 (0.72%) Docker
8 3 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.54%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.36%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.36%) XenApp
10 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.18%) BIND 9
10 1 (0.18%) LXC
10 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (6.45%) FortiGate
2 22 (3.94%) Puppet
3 15 (2.69%) Nagios
4 12 (2.15%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (1.25%) Cisco UCCE
6 7 (1.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 7 (1.25%) ZABBIX
7 6 (1.08%) Cisco Prime
7 6 (1.08%) EnCase
8 4 (0.72%) Opsview
8 4 (0.72%) QRadar
9 3 (0.54%) Ansible
9 3 (0.54%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.54%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.54%) Nessus
9 3 (0.54%) OpenIDM
9 3 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.54%) vMotion
9 3 (0.54%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 330 (59.14%) Cisco
2 121 (21.68%) CheckPoint
3 120 (21.51%) Juniper
4 101 (18.10%) F5
5 69 (12.37%) Microsoft
6 64 (11.47%) VMware
7 57 (10.22%) HP
8 47 (8.42%) Riverbed
9 46 (8.24%) Fortinet
10 37 (6.63%) Aruba
11 25 (4.48%) Palo Alto
12 21 (3.76%) Citrix
13 18 (3.23%) Red Hat
14 17 (3.05%) Oracle
15 16 (2.87%) Huawei
16 11 (1.97%) Blue Coat
16 11 (1.97%) IBM
16 11 (1.97%) Nokia
17 9 (1.61%) Brocade
17 9 (1.61%) BT
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