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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Designer
Rank 604 625 619
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Designer 30 39 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.067% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.070% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 7
Median daily rate £388 £444 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £319 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £419 £425
% change year-on-year
-13.43% -1.47%
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
50506 55381 53413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.92% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 35226 32261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1614 2075 2087
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 23 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 27 August 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 +11 30 £388 -12.67%
London +10 8 £475 +5.55%
North West +11 5 £248 -
South West +5 4 £363 -9.37%
Yorkshire - 4 £350 -
Manchester - 4 £274 -
Berkshire +8 3 £395 +28.45%
Swindon +7 3 £363 -
South East +6 3 £395 -9.71%
Wiltshire +1 3 £363 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
Leeds - 2 £350 -
Solihull -7 1 - -
West Midlands -36 1 - -
East of England - 1 £425 -
Bradford - 1 £380 -
Gloucester - 1 £400 -
Ipswich - 1 £425 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £400 -
Lancashire - 1 £175 -
Northumberland - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £425 -
North East - 1 - -

Network Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 48 (64.00%) Cisco
2 40 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (46.67%) CCNP
4 31 (41.33%) Security Cleared
4 31 (41.33%) SC Cleared
5 30 (40.00%) Juniper
5 30 (40.00%) WAN
6 27 (36.00%) BGP
7 25 (33.33%) MPLS
7 25 (33.33%) Firewall
8 20 (26.67%) Wireless
9 18 (24.00%) OSPF
10 17 (22.67%) VPN
10 17 (22.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (21.33%) LAN
11 16 (21.33%) Migration
12 15 (20.00%) Network Design
13 11 (14.67%) IPsec
13 11 (14.67%) Telecoms
13 11 (14.67%) EIGRP
13 11 (14.67%) F5
13 11 (14.67%) Data Centre
14 10 (13.33%) CCIE
14 10 (13.33%) CCNA
15 9 (12.00%) CheckPoint
15 9 (12.00%) JNCIP
15 9 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (10.67%) DV Cleared
16 8 (10.67%) FortiGate
16 8 (10.67%) CCDP

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 (2.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.33%) IIS
2 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (40.00%) WAN
2 27 (36.00%) BGP
3 25 (33.33%) Firewall
3 25 (33.33%) MPLS
4 20 (26.67%) Wireless
5 18 (24.00%) OSPF
6 17 (22.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (22.67%) VPN
7 16 (21.33%) LAN
8 11 (14.67%) EIGRP
8 11 (14.67%) IPsec
9 9 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (9.33%) NetScaler
10 7 (9.33%) Structured Cabling
11 6 (8.00%) Cisco Wireless
11 6 (8.00%) Network Security
11 6 (8.00%) PBX
11 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (8.00%) VPLS
11 6 (8.00%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (14.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Billing
3 2 (2.67%) Military
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Back Office
4 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.67%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Unix
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) Migration
2 15 (20.00%) Network Design
3 6 (8.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (6.67%) Network Management
5 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.00%) Presales
6 3 (4.00%) SIEM
6 3 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (2.67%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.67%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.67%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.67%) eTOM
7 2 (2.67%) ITIL
7 2 (2.67%) MODAF
7 2 (2.67%) Resource Management
7 2 (2.67%) Server Building
7 2 (2.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (46.67%) CCNP
3 31 (41.33%) SC Cleared
3 31 (41.33%) Security Cleared
4 10 (13.33%) CCIE
4 10 (13.33%) CCNA
5 9 (12.00%) JNCIP
6 8 (10.67%) CCDP
6 8 (10.67%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.00%) CCDA
7 3 (4.00%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.67%) Degree
8 2 (2.67%) HND
8 2 (2.67%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.33%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.67%) Nagios
3 2 (2.67%) OpenView
3 2 (2.67%) SCCM
4 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 48 (64.00%) Cisco
2 30 (40.00%) Juniper
3 11 (14.67%) F5
4 9 (12.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (9.33%) HP
6 6 (8.00%) Aruba
6 6 (8.00%) Citrix
6 6 (8.00%) Palo Alto
6 6 (8.00%) VMware
7 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.33%) Oracle
8 4 (5.33%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.00%) Brocade
9 3 (4.00%) IBM
9 3 (4.00%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.67%) BT
10 2 (2.67%) Empirix
10 2 (2.67%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.67%) Intel Security
10 2 (2.67%) NetScout
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