The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Design Specialist role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design Specialist
Rank 589 568 560
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Specialist 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.004% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £496 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +65.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £413 £300
% change year-on-year
- +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Network Design Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Design Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Design Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Design Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Design Specialist within the UK.

Network Design Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Design Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Design Specialist within the UK.

Network Design Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Design Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Network Design Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Design Specialist in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (71.43%) F5
1 5 (71.43%) WLAN
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) CCNP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) Validation
3 3 (42.86%) Network Design
3 3 (42.86%) SecurID
3 3 (42.86%) eTOM
3 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Fortinet
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Tufin
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (42.86%) AlgoSec
3 3 (42.86%) RIP

Network Design Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Network Design Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Design Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) WLAN
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) RIP
3 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (28.57%) DMVPN
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Local Government
3 1 (14.29%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) eTOM
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (71.43%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) OPNET
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) AlgoSec
2 3 (42.86%) Fortinet
2 3 (42.86%) Tufin
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) CA
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 2 (28.57%) Motorola
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) BMC
3 2 (28.57%) TippingPoint