The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design
North West / Cheshire
Rank 40 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Contract jobs citing Network Design 8 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.65% 1.55% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.97% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £175 £525 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +169.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £404 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £91.06 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £42.46 -
% change year-on-year
+29.53% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
381 710 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.72% 78.63% 80.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 456 336
Median daily rate £410 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 31
Median hourly rate £20.33 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Network Design
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Network Design Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Network Design
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Network Design Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +12 2 - - 1
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Network Design
North West

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
3 6 (33.33%) Project Management
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 6 (33.33%) LAN
3 6 (33.33%) WAN
3 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (33.33%) Network Architecture
4 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
4 5 (27.78%) VLAN
4 5 (27.78%) Validation
4 5 (27.78%) VoIP
4 5 (27.78%) MS Project
4 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
4 5 (27.78%) VPN
4 5 (27.78%) DNS
4 5 (27.78%) Service Management
4 5 (27.78%) Firewall
4 5 (27.78%) ITSM
5 4 (22.22%) NHS
5 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 4 (22.22%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 3 (16.67%) F5
6 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) MS Project
2 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) LAN
1 6 (33.33%) WAN
2 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) VLAN
2 5 (27.78%) VoIP
2 5 (27.78%) VPN
3 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 3 (16.67%) DHCP
4 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Design Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Implementation Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Network Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Migration Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Requirements Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) NHS
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
1 6 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) ITSM
2 5 (27.78%) Service Management
2 5 (27.78%) Validation
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) IT Governance
5 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) CCNA
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) F5
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper