Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Network Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Design over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Design
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 175 182
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 +17
Contract jobs citing Network Design 31 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.61% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.41% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 10
East of England median daily rate £475 £315 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.79% -25.88% -
10th Percentile £186 £199 £357
90th Percentile £575 £378 £481
England median daily rate £425 £440 £420
% change year-on-year -3.41% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £34.25 - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +13.92% -22.93%

Network Design is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4194 3934 4681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.66% 81.43% 78.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2418 2283 2747
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £235
90th Percentile £575 £540 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 310 392
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.48 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +25.90% +3.65%
10th Percentile £11.52 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £45.45
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Network Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in the East of England

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Design in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in the East of England

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Design in the East of England

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design in the East of England

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -3 20 £550 +59.42% 1
Essex -10 5 - -
Cambridgeshire -13 3 £168 -14.10%
Bedfordshire -5 2 £475 -
East Anglia - 1 - -
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 15 (48.39%) Cisco
2 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (45.16%) Firewall
3 11 (35.48%) Wireless
4 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
4 10 (32.26%) LAN
4 10 (32.26%) WAN
5 9 (29.03%) VPN
6 8 (25.81%) CCNP
6 8 (25.81%) Juniper
6 8 (25.81%) Windows
6 8 (25.81%) VMware
6 8 (25.81%) SIEM
7 7 (22.58%) High Availability
7 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
7 7 (22.58%) Citrix
7 7 (22.58%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (19.35%) CCNA
8 6 (19.35%) Linux
8 6 (19.35%) Network Security
8 6 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (19.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (19.35%) Degree
9 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
9 5 (16.13%) XenApp
9 5 (16.13%) F5
9 5 (16.13%) Change Control
9 5 (16.13%) vSphere

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (6.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) Firewall
2 11 (35.48%) Wireless
3 10 (32.26%) LAN
3 10 (32.26%) WAN
4 9 (29.03%) VPN
5 7 (22.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (19.35%) Network Security
7 5 (16.13%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
8 4 (12.90%) Broadband
8 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (12.90%) Diameter Protocol
8 4 (12.90%) ISDN
8 4 (12.90%) MVNO
8 4 (12.90%) SS7
8 4 (12.90%) Value-Added Service
8 4 (12.90%) VLAN
8 4 (12.90%) VoLTE
8 4 (12.90%) VoWiFi
9 3 (9.68%) BGP
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) AutoIt
General
1 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.13%) Publishing
3 4 (12.90%) Billing
4 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Finance
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Network Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Design Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) CyberArk Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) CyberArk Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Network Support
5 4 (12.90%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Network Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Network Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) MXNet
1 2 (6.45%) TensorFlow
1 2 (6.45%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Derivative
4 1 (3.23%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Unix
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) SIEM
2 7 (22.58%) High Availability
2 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
3 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Change Control
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL
4 5 (16.13%) Network Management
4 5 (16.13%) Network Virtualisation
4 5 (16.13%) Task Automation
5 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (12.90%) Privileged Access Management
6 3 (9.68%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.45%) Deep Learning
7 2 (6.45%) Image Processing
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Project Management
7 2 (6.45%) Signal Processing
7 2 (6.45%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.81%) CCNP
3 6 (19.35%) CCNA
3 6 (19.35%) Degree
4 4 (12.90%) CISM
4 4 (12.90%) CISSP
4 4 (12.90%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
4 4 (12.90%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
6 2 (6.45%) CCIE
7 1 (3.23%) CCENT
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (16.13%) vSphere
2 5 (16.13%) XenApp
3 2 (6.45%) VMware NSX
3 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) PowerCLI
2 2 (6.45%) Ansible
2 2 (6.45%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (3.23%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco
2 8 (25.81%) Juniper
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) Citrix
4 5 (16.13%) CyberArk
4 5 (16.13%) F5
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.90%) Nokia
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle
5 4 (12.90%) Tekelec
6 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
6 2 (6.45%) McAfee
6 2 (6.45%) Palo Alto
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.23%) Aruba
7 1 (3.23%) BT
7 1 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Sourcefire