The median contractor rate for a Network Designer was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Designer
UK
Rank 581 530 609
Rank change year-on-year -51 +79  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Designer 28 111 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.21% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.22% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 78 4
Median daily rate £430 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.62% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £393
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. 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 42399 50658 50465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.80% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27502 32772 30486
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1497 1585 2011
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
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

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Designer in the UK

Network Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Designer in the UK

Network Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Designer over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Designer in the UK

Network Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Designer in the UK

Network Designer
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England -41 27 £440 +21.37% 3
London +26 10 £450 -10.00%
West Midlands +5 10 - -
Solihull +3 10 - -
East of England -7 7 £220 -39.31%
Hertfordshire +1 3 - -
Suffolk -7 3 £210 -42.06%
Ipswich -10 3 £210 -42.06%
City of London - 3 £550 -
St Albans - 2 - -
Hatfield - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £525 -
Belfast - 1 £315 -
County Antrim - 1 £315 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £315 -
Essex - 1 £525 -

Network Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 featuring Network Designer in the job title.

1 45 (68.18%) Cisco
2 35 (53.03%) Juniper
3 31 (46.97%) Security Cleared
4 28 (42.42%) SC Cleared
5 26 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (33.33%) Network Design
7 21 (31.82%) Migration
8 17 (25.76%) CCNP
9 16 (24.24%) LAN
10 13 (19.70%) CCNA
10 13 (19.70%) Firewall
11 12 (18.18%) CheckPoint
11 12 (18.18%) Data Centre
12 11 (16.67%) BGP
12 11 (16.67%) F5
12 11 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (13.64%) OSPF
14 9 (13.64%) Nortel
14 9 (13.64%) VMware
14 9 (13.64%) CCDA
14 9 (13.64%) Brocade
14 9 (13.64%) NetScaler
15 8 (12.12%) WAN
16 7 (10.61%) MS Office
16 7 (10.61%) CCDP
16 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
16 7 (10.61%) VPN
16 7 (10.61%) Finance
17 6 (9.09%) MPLS

Network Designer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Office
2 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) LAN
2 13 (19.70%) Firewall
3 11 (16.67%) BGP
3 11 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (13.64%) NetScaler
5 9 (13.64%) OSPF
6 8 (12.12%) WAN
7 7 (10.61%) VPN
8 6 (9.09%) FCoE
8 6 (9.09%) MPLS
9 5 (7.58%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (7.58%) IPv6
9 5 (7.58%) Network Security
9 5 (7.58%) NX-OS
9 5 (7.58%) Wireless
10 4 (6.06%) DNS
10 4 (6.06%) IPv4
10 4 (6.06%) VLAN
10 4 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (10.61%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.03%) iSeries
5 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) Network Design
2 21 (31.82%) Migration
3 2 (3.03%) Coaching
3 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (3.03%) High Availability
3 2 (3.03%) Network Architecture
3 2 (3.03%) Network Management
3 2 (3.03%) SOA
4 1 (1.52%) eTOM
4 1 (1.52%) ITIL
4 1 (1.52%) Load Balancing
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile Transformation
4 1 (1.52%) People Management
4 1 (1.52%) Performance Management
4 1 (1.52%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (1.52%) Security Architecture
4 1 (1.52%) Server Building
4 1 (1.52%) TOGAF
4 1 (1.52%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (1.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 31 (46.97%) Security Cleared
2 28 (42.42%) SC Cleared
3 26 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (25.76%) CCNP
5 13 (19.70%) CCNA
6 9 (13.64%) CCDA
7 7 (10.61%) CCDP
8 6 (9.09%) CCIE
9 5 (7.58%) JNCIA
10 2 (3.03%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.52%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.03%) NFS
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) IAG
2 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 45 (68.18%) Cisco
2 35 (53.03%) Juniper
3 12 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 11 (16.67%) F5
5 9 (13.64%) Brocade
5 9 (13.64%) Nortel
5 9 (13.64%) VMware
6 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.06%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.55%) Arista
8 3 (4.55%) Avaya
9 2 (3.03%) Citrix
9 2 (3.03%) IBM
9 2 (3.03%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.52%) Actix
10 1 (1.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (1.52%) Ericsson
10 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.52%) Foundry
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle
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