The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 34 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Network Design 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.79% 0.48% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 0.65% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£436 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £332 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.61% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £102.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-78.04% +220.31%
Network Design
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
255 153 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 76.12% 72.86% 65.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 89 44
Average daily rate £410 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 10
Average hourly rate £21.82 £25.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +32.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 9 (64.29%) LAN
1 9 (64.29%) WAN
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (42.86%) SAN
4 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) McAfee
5 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 4 (28.57%) QA
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (28.57%) Network Security
5 4 (28.57%) Service Management
5 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 4 (28.57%) Cryptography
5 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 4 (28.57%) Juniper
5 4 (28.57%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) SSL
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 4 (28.57%) MS Office
5 4 (28.57%) WhatsUp Gold
5 4 (28.57%) F5
5 4 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (28.57%) Network Management
6 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (21.43%) Junos

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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.

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) LAN
1 9 (64.29%) WAN
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) SAN
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 4 (28.57%) SSL
4 4 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (21.43%) Junos
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Cryptography
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 4 (28.57%) Service Management
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (28.57%) Network Management
3 3 (21.43%) Build Automation
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
2 3 (21.43%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (21.43%) vSphere
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) McAfee
1 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
1 4 (28.57%) Juniper
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
1 4 (28.57%) F5
2 3 (21.43%) 3PAR
2 3 (21.43%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) EMC
2 3 (21.43%) TippingPoint