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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design
North West / Manchester
Rank 86 97 91
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Network Design 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.45% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £475 £486 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.31% +18.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £467 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £505 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £435 £365
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +19.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.50 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +100.00%

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
1091 1540 1196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.46% 85.04% 78.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 900 704
Median daily rate £400 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 39 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% +61.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £14.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 2017, 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 10 (52.63%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) LAN
2 9 (47.37%) WAN
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (42.11%) CCDP
3 8 (42.11%) Firewall
4 7 (36.84%) Network Security
4 7 (36.84%) Network Architecture
5 6 (31.58%) Juniper
5 6 (31.58%) CCDA
6 5 (26.32%) Migration
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
7 4 (21.05%) Unified Communications
7 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
7 4 (21.05%) VLAN
7 4 (21.05%) OSPF
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (21.05%) VoIP
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) Unix
7 4 (21.05%) CCIE
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) CCNA
8 3 (15.79%) DHCP
8 3 (15.79%) VPN
8 3 (15.79%) DNS
8 3 (15.79%) MPLS
9 2 (10.53%) IPsec
9 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery

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 9 (47.37%) LAN
1 9 (47.37%) WAN
2 8 (42.11%) Firewall
3 7 (36.84%) Network Security
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (21.05%) OSPF
5 4 (21.05%) Unified Communications
5 4 (21.05%) VLAN
5 4 (21.05%) VoIP
6 3 (15.79%) DHCP
6 3 (15.79%) DNS
6 3 (15.79%) MPLS
6 3 (15.79%) VPN
7 2 (10.53%) BGP
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (10.53%) IPsec
7 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
8 1 (5.26%) FCoE
8 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (5.26%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Network Specialist
3 6 (31.58%) Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Network Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Network Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Network Design Specialist
5 3 (15.79%) Design Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Specialist
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Data Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Data Migration Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Migration Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Juniper Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
1 4 (21.05%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Network Architecture
2 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Network Management
5 1 (5.26%) Network Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Server Building
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (42.11%) CCDP
3 6 (31.58%) CCDA
4 4 (21.05%) CCIE
4 4 (21.05%) CCNA
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (10.53%) CCNP
6 1 (5.26%) JNCIP
6 1 (5.26%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) Juniper
3 2 (10.53%) F5
3 2 (10.53%) Forcepoint
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Ericsson
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) ZyXEL