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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 62 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Network Design 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.79% 0.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £520 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.60 £42.46 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+14.44% -0.09%
Network Design
North 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 Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
625 901 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.56% 84.52% 76.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 584 344
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £324 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 29 34
Median hourly rate £21.05 £17.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.25% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £15.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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
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
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 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester 0 4 £520 -
Warrington +17 2 - -
Network Design
North West

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) ITSM
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
3 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 3 (27.27%) CCIE
3 3 (27.27%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) MS Project
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) SaaS
4 2 (18.18%) PaaS
4 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (18.18%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) IaaS
4 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Project
2 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) MPLS
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Design Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
4 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) ITSM
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) IT Governance
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCIE
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) CCDP
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Nokia
3 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
4 1 (9.09%) LANDesk