The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Network Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Designer
Rank 611 608 618
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Designer 37 52 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.089% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.094% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 9
Median daily rate £350 £444 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.12% +10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £337 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Network Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Designer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Network Designer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Designer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Network Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Designer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Network Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Designer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +7 36 £350 -21.12% 2
West Midlands -28 10 - - 1
Solihull -5 6 - -
South East +10 5 £325 -19.00% 1
North West +9 5 £248 -
London -10 5 £522 +15.97%
Berkshire +6 4 £325 -10.95%
Manchester - 4 £274 -
Yorkshire - 4 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
Reading +20 2 £325 -10.95%
South West +9 2 £400 -
East of England - 2 £431 -
Leeds - 2 £350 -
Hampshire +13 1 - -
Wiltshire +8 1 - -
Swindon +8 1 - -
Northumberland - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £175 -
Gloucester - 1 £400 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £438 -
Ipswich - 1 £425 -
Bradford - 1 £380 -
Belfast - 1 £330 -
North East - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £400 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £330 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £438 -
Suffolk - 1 £425 -
County Antrim - 1 £330 -

Network Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Network Designer 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 Designer in the job title.

1 49 (68.06%) Cisco
2 39 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (47.22%) SC Cleared
3 34 (47.22%) Security Cleared
4 33 (45.83%) CCNP
5 31 (43.06%) Juniper
6 28 (38.89%) WAN
7 24 (33.33%) Firewall
8 23 (31.94%) BGP
9 21 (29.17%) Wireless
10 18 (25.00%) Network Design
10 18 (25.00%) MPLS
10 18 (25.00%) LAN
11 17 (23.61%) Migration
12 16 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (20.83%) VPN
14 14 (19.44%) OSPF
15 12 (16.67%) Data Centre
16 11 (15.28%) F5
17 10 (13.89%) CCIE
17 10 (13.89%) CCNA
18 9 (12.50%) CCDP
18 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
18 9 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
19 8 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
19 8 (11.11%) NetScaler
19 8 (11.11%) CheckPoint
20 7 (9.72%) X.21
20 7 (9.72%) EIGRP
20 7 (9.72%) PBX

Network Designer 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.78%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.39%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.39%) IIS
2 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
2 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (38.89%) WAN
2 24 (33.33%) Firewall
3 23 (31.94%) BGP
4 21 (29.17%) Wireless
5 18 (25.00%) LAN
5 18 (25.00%) MPLS
6 16 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (20.83%) VPN
8 14 (19.44%) OSPF
9 9 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (11.11%) NetScaler
10 8 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
11 7 (9.72%) EIGRP
11 7 (9.72%) IPsec
11 7 (9.72%) Network Security
11 7 (9.72%) PBX
11 7 (9.72%) X.21
12 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
12 6 (8.33%) VPLS
12 6 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.94%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Billing
3 2 (2.78%) Military
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Local Government
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) Network Design
2 17 (23.61%) Migration
3 6 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 5 (6.94%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.94%) Network Management
5 3 (4.17%) Presales
5 3 (4.17%) SIEM
5 3 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (2.78%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.78%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (2.78%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.78%) Data Analysis
6 2 (2.78%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.78%) eTOM
6 2 (2.78%) ITIL
6 2 (2.78%) Resource Management
6 2 (2.78%) Server Building
6 2 (2.78%) Service Management
7 1 (1.39%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (47.22%) SC Cleared
2 34 (47.22%) Security Cleared
3 33 (45.83%) CCNP
4 10 (13.89%) CCIE
4 10 (13.89%) CCNA
5 9 (12.50%) CCDP
6 5 (6.94%) CCDA
6 5 (6.94%) JNCIP
7 4 (5.56%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.78%) Degree
8 2 (2.78%) HND
8 2 (2.78%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.39%) CISSP
9 1 (1.39%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.78%) Nagios
3 2 (2.78%) OpenView
3 2 (2.78%) SCCM
4 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.39%) vRealize
Vendors
1 49 (68.06%) Cisco
2 31 (43.06%) Juniper
3 11 (15.28%) F5
4 8 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 6 (8.33%) Aruba
5 6 (8.33%) Citrix
5 6 (8.33%) HP
6 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.94%) Palo Alto
7 4 (5.56%) Oracle
7 4 (5.56%) SolarWinds
7 4 (5.56%) VMware
8 3 (4.17%) Brocade
8 3 (4.17%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.78%) Avaya
9 2 (2.78%) BT
9 2 (2.78%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.78%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.78%) TippingPoint
10 1 (1.39%) Nokia Networks
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