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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 92 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Network Design 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £344
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £22.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+77.27% +6.02%
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
1211 1005 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.57% 72.67% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 647 521 334
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 47
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.67 £12.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.31 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) CCNP
4 4 (44.44%) MPLS
4 4 (44.44%) SNMP
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (33.33%) BGP
5 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) Law
6 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
6 2 (22.22%) Juniper
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 2 (22.22%) CCIE
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) VoIP
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
6 2 (22.22%) Network Management
6 2 (22.22%) FCoE
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (22.22%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) MongoDB

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) SNMP
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) FCoE
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (11.11%) xDSL
6 1 (11.11%) Network Security
6 1 (11.11%) ISDN
6 1 (11.11%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Scala
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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