The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 34 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Network Design 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.06% 0.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £384 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +18.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £34.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +15.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
249 263 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 73.24% 79.94% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 136 50
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £237 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 48
Average hourly rate £31.08 £37.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.12% -0.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 6 (85.71%) GPRS
1 6 (85.71%) GSM
1 6 (85.71%) WCDMA
1 6 (85.71%) Nortel
1 6 (85.71%) Ericsson
1 6 (85.71%) 3G
1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
1 6 (85.71%) 2G
1 6 (85.71%) Huawei
1 6 (85.71%) Resource Management
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Management
1 6 (85.71%) HSPA
1 6 (85.71%) LTE
1 6 (85.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 6 (85.71%) 4G
1 6 (85.71%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (42.86%) eTOM
2 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Mapinfo
2 3 (42.86%) Business Objects
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) Network Management
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) GPRS
1 6 (85.71%) GSM
1 6 (85.71%) WCDMA
1 6 (85.71%) 3G
1 6 (85.71%) 2G
1 6 (85.71%) HSPA
1 6 (85.71%) LTE
1 6 (85.71%) 4G
1 6 (85.71%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) RAN Performance Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) RF Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Radio Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
1 6 (85.71%) Resource Management
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Management
2 3 (42.86%) eTOM
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Network Management
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Nortel
1 6 (85.71%) Ericsson
1 6 (85.71%) Huawei
1 6 (85.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (42.86%) Mapinfo
2 3 (42.86%) Business Objects
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco