The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 3 months to 26 June 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 55 70
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 1 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.16% 0.31% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.39% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £550 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £43.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year -23.25% +6.83%  

Network Design is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 510 507 706
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 80.82% 78.60% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 268 364
Median daily rate £425 £425 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 60
Median hourly rate £17.77 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.92% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Network Design as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in Hertfordshire

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in Hertfordshire

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Broadband
3 4 (50.00%) ISDN
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) Network Management
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) Typography
5 2 (25.00%) Multichannel Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (25.00%) Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (25.00%) InDesign
5 2 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (25.00%) HTML

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (25.00%) InDesign
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) Broadband
3 4 (50.00%) ISDN
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Support
3 3 (37.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Creative Designer
4 2 (25.00%) Designer
4 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) HTML CSS Designer
4 2 (25.00%) PowerPoint Designer
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support
5 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Network Technician
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) CSS3
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
1 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) W3C
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (37.50%) Network Management
3 2 (25.00%) Multichannel Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Typography
4 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto