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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 58 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Network Design 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.25% 0.75% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 0.98% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Median daily rate £400 £475 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -29.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.91% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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
589 512 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.69% 77.22% 72.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 324 323
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.18 £49.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Network Design as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 11 (84.62%) Juniper
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 9 (69.23%) Firewall
4 8 (61.54%) VPN
4 8 (61.54%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
5 7 (53.85%) F5
5 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
6 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
7 5 (38.46%) IP Telephony
7 5 (38.46%) CCNA
7 5 (38.46%) CCDA
7 5 (38.46%) CCDP
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (38.46%) LAN
7 5 (38.46%) WAN
8 4 (30.77%) CSS
8 4 (30.77%) VoIP
8 4 (30.77%) Nokia
8 4 (30.77%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (30.77%) CCVP
8 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
9 3 (23.08%) Junos
9 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (23.08%) OSPF
9 3 (23.08%) BGP
10 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
10 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
10 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
10 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (61.54%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) IP Telephony
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
4 4 (30.77%) VoIP
5 3 (23.08%) BGP
5 3 (23.08%) Junos
5 3 (23.08%) OSPF
General
1 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Network Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Designer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCDA
1 5 (38.46%) CCDP
1 5 (38.46%) CCNA
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCVP
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Juniper
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
3 7 (53.85%) F5
4 4 (30.77%) Nokia
5 2 (15.38%) Fortinet