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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 51 51 59
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 7 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.18% 1.02% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.34% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
Median daily rate £194 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 - £464
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £438 £350
% change year-on-year -10.57% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +4.44% +21.62%  

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 462 521 541
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 78.04% 76.17% 76.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 277 282
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £302 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £558 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +133.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £9.16 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 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
Stevenage 0 4 £195 -
Watford - 2 £130 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £350 -
Network Design
East of England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (68.75%) Wireless
2 11 (68.75%) LAN
2 11 (68.75%) VPN
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 10 (62.50%) Firewall
4 9 (56.25%) Juniper
4 9 (56.25%) WAN
4 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
4 9 (56.25%) Broadband
4 9 (56.25%) ISDN
4 9 (56.25%) ITIL
4 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
4 9 (56.25%) Network Security
4 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
4 9 (56.25%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (43.75%) Network Management
6 4 (25.00%) CCNA
6 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (12.50%) Typography
7 2 (12.50%) Multichannel Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) CSS3
7 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (12.50%) HTML5
7 2 (12.50%) e-Health
7 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (12.50%) Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator

Network Design
Top Related 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 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (12.50%) InDesign
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) LAN
1 11 (68.75%) VPN
1 11 (68.75%) Wireless
2 10 (62.50%) Firewall
3 9 (56.25%) Broadband
3 9 (56.25%) ISDN
3 9 (56.25%) Network Security
3 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
3 9 (56.25%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Network Support
3 5 (31.25%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Support
5 2 (12.50%) Creative Designer
5 2 (12.50%) Design Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Designer
5 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) HTML CSS Designer
5 2 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Network Support Technician
5 2 (12.50%) Network Technician
5 2 (12.50%) PowerPoint Designer
5 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
6 1 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) CSS3
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) HTML5
1 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) e-Health
1 2 (12.50%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
1 9 (56.25%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (43.75%) Network Management
3 2 (12.50%) Multichannel Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Typography
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) CCIE
4 2 (12.50%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Juniper
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe