The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 79 68 90
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +22
Contract jobs citing Network Design 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.31% 0.49% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.68% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
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£300 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £43.55 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +34.00%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
953 880 954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.08% 72.13% 65.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 471 474
Average daily rate £338 £333 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +3.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 44 49
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Stockport - - - -
Network Design
North West

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (75.00%) Juniper
1 6 (75.00%) MPLS
1 6 (75.00%) JNCIP
1 6 (75.00%) JNCIE
2 5 (62.50%) CCIE
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
2 5 (62.50%) CCDP
3 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (37.50%) OSPF
4 3 (37.50%) BGP
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) RIP
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) Redback
4 3 (37.50%) Multicast
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) Back Office
6 1 (12.50%) 2G
6 1 (12.50%) 2.5G
6 1 (12.50%) VRRP
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) 3G
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) IPv6
6 1 (12.50%) SNMP
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (75.00%) MPLS
2 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (37.50%) RIP
3 3 (37.50%) OSPF
3 3 (37.50%) BGP
3 3 (37.50%) Multicast
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) IPv6
5 1 (12.50%) 3G
5 1 (12.50%) VRRP
5 1 (12.50%) 2G
5 1 (12.50%) 2.5G
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (12.50%) SNMP
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) ATM
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Network Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Transmission Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IP Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 1 (12.50%) Network Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (75.00%) JNCIP
1 6 (75.00%) JNCIE
2 5 (62.50%) CCIE
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
2 5 (62.50%) CCDP
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) Redback