The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank - 54 54
Contract jobs citing Network Design 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.24% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £475 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £22.50 £102.50
% change year-on-year
+91.11% -78.04%
Network Design
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
523 425 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.14% 70.25% 68.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 262 245
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £497 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.68 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £26.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Network Design also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Design.

1 3 (50.00%) JNCIA
1 3 (50.00%) JNCIS
1 3 (50.00%) JNCIP
1 3 (50.00%) JNCIE
1 3 (50.00%) VLAN
1 3 (50.00%) VPLS
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) Network Optimisation
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) ATM
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) SDH
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) CCIE
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
1 3 (50.00%) SONET
1 3 (50.00%) MPLS
1 3 (50.00%) OSPF
1 3 (50.00%) BGP
1 3 (50.00%) L2TP

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Network Design also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) ATM
1 3 (50.00%) BGP
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
1 3 (50.00%) L2TP
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) MPLS
1 3 (50.00%) OSPF
1 3 (50.00%) SDH
1 3 (50.00%) SONET
1 3 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) VLAN
1 3 (50.00%) VPLS
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) IP Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) IP Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCIE
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) JNCIA
1 3 (50.00%) JNCIE
1 3 (50.00%) JNCIP
1 3 (50.00%) JNCIS
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper