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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 70 63 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Network Design 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 1.01% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 1.32% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £38.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 £42.46 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -0.09%
Network Design
South West

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
733 684 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.17% 76.68% 77.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 534 503
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 20
Median hourly rate £41.50 £41.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +105.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.23 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £85.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol 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 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 28 September 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Junos
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (60.00%) IPsec
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Junos
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Network Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Network Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto