The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Network Design Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design Specialist
Rank - 635 625
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Specialist 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.006% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £453 £460
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Network Design Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Network Design Specialist in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Network Design Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Network Design Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) FabricPath
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (66.67%) FCoE
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Aruba
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring

Network Design Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) FabricPath
2 2 (66.67%) FCoE
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (66.67%) FortiGate
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Aruba
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet