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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Designer
UK
Rank 563 518 610
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +92
Contract jobs requiring a Network Designer 39 109 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.21% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.22% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 75 8
Median daily rate £450 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £363 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £483 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
-39.31% -
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
42412 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 February 2017.

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 18 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 February 2017. 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 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 -32 38 £450 +24.13% 1
West Midlands +1 17 - -
Solihull -2 17 - -
London +18 12 £463 -7.50%
East of England -6 6 £220 -39.31%
Suffolk -11 4 £210 -42.06%
Ipswich -14 4 £210 -42.06%
South East 0 3 - -
City of London - 3 £550 -
Hampshire -6 2 - -
Berkshire -2 1 - -
Hertfordshire -5 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £525 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £525 -

Network Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 53 (69.74%) Cisco
2 40 (52.63%) Juniper
3 38 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 36 (47.37%) SC Cleared
5 32 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (32.89%) Network Design
7 24 (31.58%) Migration
8 22 (28.95%) CCNP
9 20 (26.32%) LAN
10 15 (19.74%) Firewall
10 15 (19.74%) BGP
11 14 (18.42%) CCNA
11 14 (18.42%) Data Centre
12 12 (15.79%) WAN
12 12 (15.79%) CheckPoint
12 12 (15.79%) F5
13 11 (14.47%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (14.47%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (14.47%) VPN
14 10 (13.16%) CCDA
14 10 (13.16%) CCDP
14 10 (13.16%) OSPF
15 9 (11.84%) Nortel
15 9 (11.84%) NetScaler
16 8 (10.53%) VMware
16 8 (10.53%) Brocade
17 7 (9.21%) Finance
18 6 (7.89%) Wireless
18 6 (7.89%) MPLS
18 6 (7.89%) CCIE

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 6 (7.89%) MS Office
2 3 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.32%) LAN
2 15 (19.74%) BGP
2 15 (19.74%) Firewall
3 12 (15.79%) WAN
4 11 (14.47%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (14.47%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (14.47%) VPN
5 10 (13.16%) OSPF
6 9 (11.84%) NetScaler
7 6 (7.89%) MPLS
7 6 (7.89%) Network Security
7 6 (7.89%) Wireless
8 5 (6.58%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (6.58%) DNS
8 5 (6.58%) FCoE
8 5 (6.58%) IPv6
8 5 (6.58%) PBX
8 5 (6.58%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (6.58%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (6.58%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Retail
4 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.63%) iSeries
6 1 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) Network Design
2 24 (31.58%) Migration
3 3 (3.95%) Network Architecture
4 2 (2.63%) Coaching
4 2 (2.63%) Load Balancing
4 2 (2.63%) Network Management
4 2 (2.63%) Service Management
4 2 (2.63%) SOA
4 2 (2.63%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (1.32%) High Availability
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile Transformation
5 1 (1.32%) People Management
5 1 (1.32%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (1.32%) Security Management
5 1 (1.32%) Server Building
5 1 (1.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.32%) TOGAF
5 1 (1.32%) Validation
5 1 (1.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.63%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 38 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 32 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (28.95%) CCNP
5 14 (18.42%) CCNA
6 10 (13.16%) CCDA
6 10 (13.16%) CCDP
7 6 (7.89%) CCIE
8 5 (6.58%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.63%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.32%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) IAG
2 1 (1.32%) NFS
2 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.95%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 53 (69.74%) Cisco
2 40 (52.63%) Juniper
3 12 (15.79%) CheckPoint
3 12 (15.79%) F5
4 9 (11.84%) Nortel
5 8 (10.53%) Brocade
5 8 (10.53%) VMware
6 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.26%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.95%) Arista
8 3 (3.95%) Avaya
9 2 (2.63%) Citrix
9 2 (2.63%) IBM
9 2 (2.63%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.32%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (1.32%) Ericsson
10 1 (1.32%) HP
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle
10 1 (1.32%) TippingPoint
10 1 (1.32%) ZyXEL