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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 60 67 72
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Network Design 15 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.59% 0.26% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 0.33% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £550 £195 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+182.05% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £22.50 £102.50
% change year-on-year
+91.11% -78.04%
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
769 614 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.46% 79.64% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 377 351
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.67 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -2 9 £550 +182.05% 1
Network Design
North West

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 20 (90.91%) Migration
2 17 (77.27%) Data Centre
3 12 (54.55%) VLAN
4 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
5 8 (36.36%) LAN
6 6 (27.27%) Citrix
7 5 (22.73%) WAN
7 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
8 4 (18.18%) VMware
8 4 (18.18%) Finance
9 3 (13.64%) EMC
9 3 (13.64%) Office Automation
9 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture
10 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
10 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (9.09%) Network Security
10 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (9.09%) 4G
10 2 (9.09%) 2G
10 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
10 2 (9.09%) BT
10 2 (9.09%) IBM
10 2 (9.09%) HP
10 2 (9.09%) 3G
11 1 (4.55%) Windows
11 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (4.55%) Microsoft

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) VLAN
2 8 (36.36%) LAN
3 5 (22.73%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) 2G
4 2 (9.09%) 3G
4 2 (9.09%) 4G
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Architect
2 13 (59.09%) Network Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Migration Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Data Centre Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Coordinator
5 2 (9.09%) Implementation Coordinator
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Data Migration Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Migration Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (77.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) Office Automation
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Citrix
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) EMC
4 2 (9.09%) BT
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
Warrington, Cheshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
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