The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 71 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Network Design 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.46% 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£294 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-51.08% +2.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
663 689 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.47% 78.47% 69.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 476 293
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 15
Average hourly rate £41.00 £24.00 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% +73.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.28 £28.10 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) B2B
4 2 (28.57%) CCIE
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) BT
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (28.57%) Fujitsu
4 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Network Management
4 2 (28.57%) F5
5 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Junos
5 1 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) 3G
5 1 (14.29%) LTE
5 1 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
5 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
5 1 (14.29%) Huawei

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (42.86%) Network Security
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) LTE
3 1 (14.29%) Junos
3 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (14.29%) 2G
3 1 (14.29%) 3G
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Network Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) B2B
1 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) BT
3 2 (28.57%) Fujitsu
3 2 (28.57%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (28.57%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (14.29%) Huawei
4 1 (14.29%) IBM