The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 124 124 123
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Design 7 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.36% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.48% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Average daily rate
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£370 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £277 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £480 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £334
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- +50.94%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2402 2069 2020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.88% 73.89% 65.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1413 1029 1021
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 113 83
Average hourly rate £28.00 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.14% +4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.67 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Network Design
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Network Design Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +3 2 £195 -53.57% 2
Manchester -10 1 £425 - 4
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) MPLS
3 4 (26.67%) Wireless
4 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (20.00%) CCNP
4 3 (20.00%) Juniper
4 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 3 (20.00%) WAN
4 3 (20.00%) Multicast
5 2 (13.33%) 4G
5 2 (13.33%) CCIE
5 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (13.33%) RIP
5 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) WLAN
5 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 2 (13.33%) OSPF
5 2 (13.33%) BGP
5 2 (13.33%) 2G
5 2 (13.33%) 3G
5 2 (13.33%) BT
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) JNCIP
5 2 (13.33%) JNCIE
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) MPLS
1 4 (26.67%) Wireless
2 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) Multicast
3 2 (13.33%) 4G
3 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (13.33%) RIP
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) WLAN
3 2 (13.33%) OSPF
3 2 (13.33%) BGP
3 2 (13.33%) 2G
3 2 (13.33%) 3G
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) LTE
4 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Transmission Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Project Controller
3 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL
1 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Network Management
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Security
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) Network Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.67%) Web Design
2 1 (6.67%) Information Security
2 1 (6.67%) Service Management
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) CCIE
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) JNCIP
3 2 (13.33%) JNCIE
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) CITP
4 1 (6.67%) CCDP
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) BT
4 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
4 1 (6.67%) Aruba
4 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
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