The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 85 78 59
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Contract jobs citing Network Design 28 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.11% 0.10% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 0.13% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 14
Median daily rate £405 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £375 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.79% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
Network Design
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1119 782 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.14% 80.95% 78.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 804 499 470
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 23
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £13.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £45.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Network Design
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the North East region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Network Design Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Tyne and Wear -13 24 £410 +9.33%
Durham - 4 £363 -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 North East region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 41 (93.18%) LAN
2 35 (79.55%) WAN
3 29 (65.91%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 28 (63.64%) Private Cloud
5 27 (61.36%) Relational Database
5 27 (61.36%) Matrix Organization
6 24 (54.55%) Office Automation
7 23 (52.27%) Data Centre
8 21 (47.73%) Security Cleared
9 20 (45.45%) Windows
10 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
10 19 (43.18%) SC Cleared
11 17 (38.64%) Degree
12 12 (27.27%) MS Excel
13 9 (20.45%) Cisco
14 8 (18.18%) Firewall
15 7 (15.91%) Juniper
15 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
16 6 (13.64%) ITIL
16 6 (13.64%) CCSE
16 6 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
17 5 (11.36%) VPN
17 5 (11.36%) HP
18 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
18 4 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
18 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
18 4 (9.09%) SSL
18 4 (9.09%) CCNP
18 4 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
18 4 (9.09%) F5

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Applications
1 12 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 41 (93.18%) LAN
2 35 (79.55%) WAN
3 8 (18.18%) Firewall
4 5 (11.36%) VPN
5 4 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (9.09%) SSL
6 3 (6.82%) BIG-IP
6 3 (6.82%) Wireless
7 1 (2.27%) BGP
7 1 (2.27%) IPsec
7 1 (2.27%) MPLS
7 1 (2.27%) OSPF
7 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (61.36%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (70.45%) Architect
2 26 (59.09%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (40.91%) Infrastructure Architect
4 14 (31.82%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 8 (18.18%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Network Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 28 (63.64%) Private Cloud
2 23 (52.27%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) AIX
3 1 (2.27%) Solaris
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 27 (61.36%) Matrix Organization
3 24 (54.55%) Office Automation
4 6 (13.64%) ITIL
4 6 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (6.82%) ITSM
5 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.82%) PRINCE
5 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.82%) Project Management
5 3 (6.82%) Service Management
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (2.27%) Migration
6 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.27%) Release Management
6 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.27%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) Security Cleared
2 19 (43.18%) SC Cleared
3 17 (38.64%) Degree
4 6 (13.64%) CCSE
5 4 (9.09%) CCNP
5 4 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.82%) BICSI Certification
6 3 (6.82%) BICSI RCDD
6 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (4.55%) CCDP
7 2 (4.55%) CCIE
7 2 (4.55%) CCIP
7 2 (4.55%) CCSA
7 2 (4.55%) HP ASE
7 2 (4.55%) HP MASE
7 2 (4.55%) JNCIA
7 2 (4.55%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.45%) Cisco
3 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
3 7 (15.91%) Juniper
4 5 (11.36%) HP
5 4 (9.09%) F5
6 3 (6.82%) Aruba
6 3 (6.82%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow