Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 83 89
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 +11
Contract jobs citing Network Design 20 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.26% 0.86% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.12% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate £550 £315 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +74.60% -25.88% -29.17%
10th Percentile £234 £200 £373
90th Percentile £575 £378 £438
East of England median daily rate £475 £265 £425
% change year-on-year +79.25% -37.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £32.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £34.25 - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1270 1071 1215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 80.03% 76.77% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 624 613
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £574
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 56 97
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £32.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.09% +53.57% +31.25%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.25 £9.60
90th Percentile £46.73 £53.75 £43.00
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £31.95 £23.63
% change year-on-year -1.41% +35.24% -1.56%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Network Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Hatfield +1 8 £550 +46.67% 1
Stevenage -11 4 £228 +16.67%
Welwyn Garden City +3 2 £550 +107.55%
Watford -12 1 £400 -
Network Design
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) WAN
2 7 (35.00%) Citrix
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) LAN
2 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (30.00%) Network Security
3 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Wireless
3 6 (30.00%) Juniper
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) High Availability
3 6 (30.00%) SIEM
3 6 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (25.00%) XenApp
4 5 (25.00%) Change Control
4 5 (25.00%) vSphere
4 5 (25.00%) CyberArk
4 5 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (25.00%) PowerCLI
4 5 (25.00%) Task Automation
4 5 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
4 5 (25.00%) AutoIt

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) LAN
2 7 (35.00%) WAN
3 6 (30.00%) Network Security
3 6 (30.00%) Wireless
4 5 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (20.00%) Broadband
5 4 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
5 4 (20.00%) ISDN
5 4 (20.00%) MVNO
5 4 (20.00%) SS7
5 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (20.00%) Value-Added Service
5 4 (20.00%) VLAN
5 4 (20.00%) VoLTE
5 4 (20.00%) VoWiFi
5 4 (20.00%) VPN
6 3 (15.00%) WLAN
7 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
7 2 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) AutoIt
General
1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) Publishing
3 4 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) CyberArk Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) CyberArk Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Design Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Network Support
4 4 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Support
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Network Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Network Design Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Wireless Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Unix
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (30.00%) High Availability
2 6 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (30.00%) SIEM
3 5 (25.00%) Change Control
3 5 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 5 (25.00%) Task Automation
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Network Management
4 4 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
5 3 (15.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery Management
7 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) CCNA
3 4 (20.00%) CCNP
3 4 (20.00%) CISM
3 4 (20.00%) CISSP
3 4 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
4 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (25.00%) vSphere
2 5 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (10.00%) VMware NSX
3 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) PowerCLI
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Citrix
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Juniper
4 5 (25.00%) CyberArk
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Nokia
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) Tekelec
6 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire