The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 30 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Network Design 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.93% 1.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.08% 1.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £320 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £404 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £42.46 -
% change year-on-year
+29.53% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
177 67 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 77.29% 74.44% 73.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 29 41
Median daily rate £370 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
County Antrim - 9 £320 -
Network Design
UK

Network Design
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (86.36%) CCNP
2 19 (86.36%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (81.82%) Finance
4 17 (77.27%) Juniper
5 13 (59.09%) CCIE
6 12 (54.55%) Avaya
7 10 (45.45%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (31.82%) Project Management
9 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
9 6 (27.27%) Retail Banking
9 6 (27.27%) OSPF
9 6 (27.27%) BGP
9 6 (27.27%) EIGRP
9 6 (27.27%) Banking
9 6 (27.27%) Retail
10 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 10 (45.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) BGP
1 6 (27.27%) EIGRP
1 6 (27.27%) OSPF
General
1 18 (81.82%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
2 6 (27.27%) Retail
2 6 (27.27%) Retail Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Design Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Designer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Designer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) CCNP
1 19 (86.36%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (59.09%) CCIE
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (77.27%) Juniper
3 12 (54.55%) Avaya