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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 104 94 81
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing Network Design 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.39% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.83% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +77.27%
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
1513 1266 1041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.01% 76.17% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 685 541
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 40
Median hourly rate £27.00 £15.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.19% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.06 £12.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (12.50%) Junos
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Redback
4 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
4 1 (12.50%) JNCIE
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
2 2 (25.00%) VLAN
2 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) ATM
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
3 1 (12.50%) Junos
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) PPP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCIE
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) JNCIE
1 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Novell
3 1 (12.50%) Redback