The median contractor rate for a Network Design Specialist was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 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 Design Specialist
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 - 645
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Specialist 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% - 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% - 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Network Design Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Network Design Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design Specialist in the UK

Network Design Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design Specialist in the UK

Network Design Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design Specialist in the UK

Network Design Specialist
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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
London - 1 £400 -
England - 1 £400 -

Network Design Specialist Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Network Design Specialist 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 featuring Network Design Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Aerohive Networks
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (100.00%) YubiKey
1 1 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 1 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
1 1 (100.00%) Compliance Management

Network Design Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) YubiKey
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Compliance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Aerohive Networks
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto