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 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Designer
Rank 608 625 615
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Designer 34 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.014% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.015% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 7
Median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £218 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £456 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -9.67%
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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 26 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 25 June 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
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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 +26 34 £450 +28.57% 2
London - 13 £500 - 2
South West +11 8 £363 -
West Midlands - 7 £463 -
Swindon - 7 £363 -
Wiltshire - 7 £363 -
South East +8 5 £400 +3.22%
Solihull - 4 - -
Berkshire -5 3 £429 +10.64%
City of London - 3 £500 -
Reading - 2 £463 -
Coventry - 2 £463 -
Hillingdon - 2 £388 -
Bristol +9 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Hendon - 1 £550 -
Croydon - 1 £550 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Amersham - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £463 -
Southampton - 1 £400 -
Merseyside - 1 £325 -
North West - 1 £325 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £400 -
Suffolk - 1 - -

Network Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 91 (62.76%) Cisco
2 84 (57.93%) SC Cleared
2 84 (57.93%) Security Cleared
3 77 (53.10%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (50.34%) CCNP
5 70 (48.28%) WAN
6 69 (47.59%) Juniper
7 65 (44.83%) BGP
8 62 (42.76%) MPLS
9 59 (40.69%) VPN
10 47 (32.41%) OSPF
11 42 (28.97%) Firewall
11 42 (28.97%) IPsec
12 37 (25.52%) DV Cleared
13 29 (20.00%) LAN
14 26 (17.93%) Migration
15 22 (15.17%) Linux
15 22 (15.17%) EIGRP
16 21 (14.48%) Network Design
16 21 (14.48%) JNCIP
17 20 (13.79%) CheckPoint
18 19 (13.10%) BT
19 18 (12.41%) JNCIS
19 18 (12.41%) Cisco Nexus
20 17 (11.72%) Alcatel-Lucent
20 17 (11.72%) Nortel
20 17 (11.72%) CCDP
20 17 (11.72%) DWDM
20 17 (11.72%) ATM
20 17 (11.72%) SDH

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:

Applications
1 1 (0.69%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 70 (48.28%) WAN
2 65 (44.83%) BGP
3 62 (42.76%) MPLS
4 59 (40.69%) VPN
5 47 (32.41%) OSPF
6 42 (28.97%) Firewall
6 42 (28.97%) IPsec
7 29 (20.00%) LAN
8 22 (15.17%) EIGRP
9 18 (12.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (11.72%) ATM
10 17 (11.72%) DWDM
10 17 (11.72%) SDH
11 15 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (10.34%) Structured Cabling
11 15 (10.34%) Wireless
12 13 (8.97%) Network Security
13 9 (6.21%) PBX
13 9 (6.21%) X.21
14 7 (4.83%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (8.97%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.21%) Retail
3 7 (4.83%) Finance
4 6 (4.14%) Military
5 2 (1.38%) Billing
6 1 (0.69%) Back Office
6 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.97%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.07%) iSeries
6 2 (1.38%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.17%) Linux
2 3 (2.07%) Unix
2 3 (2.07%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.93%) Migration
2 21 (14.48%) Network Design
3 7 (4.83%) Network Architecture
4 5 (3.45%) Network Management
4 5 (3.45%) Risk Management
4 5 (3.45%) SIEM
5 4 (2.76%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (2.76%) Project Management
5 4 (2.76%) TOGAF
5 4 (2.76%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (2.07%) Data Protection
6 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (2.07%) MODAF
6 3 (2.07%) Presales
6 3 (2.07%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (1.38%) Asset Management
7 2 (1.38%) Change Management
7 2 (1.38%) Data Analysis
7 2 (1.38%) ITIL
7 2 (1.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.07%) Lisp
2 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 84 (57.93%) SC Cleared
1 84 (57.93%) Security Cleared
2 77 (53.10%) Cisco Certification
3 73 (50.34%) CCNP
4 37 (25.52%) DV Cleared
5 21 (14.48%) JNCIP
6 18 (12.41%) JNCIS
7 17 (11.72%) CCDP
8 15 (10.34%) CCIE
9 13 (8.97%) JNCIA
10 11 (7.59%) CCNA
11 5 (3.45%) Degree
12 4 (2.76%) CCDA
13 3 (2.07%) Check Point Certification
13 3 (2.07%) HND
14 1 (0.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (4.83%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.76%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.07%) SCCM
4 2 (1.38%) OPNET
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.69%) Nagios
5 1 (0.69%) OpenView
5 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 91 (62.76%) Cisco
2 69 (47.59%) Juniper
3 20 (13.79%) CheckPoint
4 19 (13.10%) BT
5 17 (11.72%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 17 (11.72%) Nortel
6 9 (6.21%) Palo Alto
7 7 (4.83%) IBM
7 7 (4.83%) SolarWinds
7 7 (4.83%) VMware
8 5 (3.45%) Aruba
8 5 (3.45%) Blue Coat
8 5 (3.45%) F5
8 5 (3.45%) Intel Security
8 5 (3.45%) Sourcefire
9 4 (2.76%) HP
9 4 (2.76%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.07%) Citrix
10 3 (2.07%) Empirix
10 3 (2.07%) Microsoft
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