The median contractor rate for a Network Designer was £210 per day in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Designer
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 12 27
Rank change year-on-year -11 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Designer 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 1.56% 6.67% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 6.67% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Median daily rate £210 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.06% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £268 £363 £363
% change year-on-year -26.20% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 125 120 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 97.66% 100.00% 97.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 77 97
Median daily rate £450 £380 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -15.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 13
Median hourly rate £12.10 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -26.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.34 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Network Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich that featured Network Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Designer in Ipswich

Network Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Designer in Ipswich

Network Designer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 across the Ipswich region featuring Network Designer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Network Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) IPv4
1 1 (25.00%) IPv6
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco