The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 52 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Network Design 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.47% 0.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £42.50 £44.60
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -4.70%
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South Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
343 284 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.14% 76.76% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 218 154
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £10.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Network Design
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Billing
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) F5

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Network Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) F5