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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 97 91 87
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Network Design 13 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 0.43% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.54% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 1
Median daily rate £425 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 £42.46 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -0.09%
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
1496 1482 1058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.56% 79.08% 76.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 883 656
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £33.64 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +136.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 2 £425 -
Network Design
North West

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) WAN
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) LAN
3 5 (26.32%) DNS
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (21.05%) CCNP
4 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (21.05%) Network Security
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) ATM
5 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) VoIP
5 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.79%) Network Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
6 2 (10.53%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (10.53%) 4G
6 2 (10.53%) High Availability
6 2 (10.53%) Splunk
6 2 (10.53%) Office 365
6 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (10.53%) DHCP
6 2 (10.53%) SDH
6 2 (10.53%) CCNA
6 2 (10.53%) CCIE
6 2 (10.53%) DMZ

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) WAN
3 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 5 (26.32%) LAN
4 4 (21.05%) Network Security
5 3 (15.79%) ATM
5 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.79%) VoIP
6 2 (10.53%) 2G
6 2 (10.53%) 3G
6 2 (10.53%) 4G
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (10.53%) DHCP
6 2 (10.53%) DMZ
6 2 (10.53%) MPLS
6 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
6 2 (10.53%) SDH
7 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
7 1 (5.26%) OSPF
7 1 (5.26%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) GIS
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Network Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Network Design Specialist
4 3 (15.79%) Network Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Design Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Transmission Planner
6 1 (5.26%) Azure Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) SaaS Architect
6 1 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Network Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (10.53%) High Availability
3 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) CAD
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Privacy
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCNP
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (10.53%) CCIE
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCDA
3 1 (5.26%) CCDP
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Forcepoint
2 2 (10.53%) Kaspersky
2 2 (10.53%) Splunk
3 1 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Novell