The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 127 110 111
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing Network Design 9 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.43% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.60% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
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£419 £332 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% +2.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £46.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +40.45%
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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2339 1840 1547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.86% 72.21% 71.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1279 938 823
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 22 23
Average hourly rate £31.70 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.80% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.18 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £180.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Aberdeen +5 5 - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Network Design
UK

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (58.82%) LAN
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 6 (35.29%) WAN
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Release Management
5 4 (23.53%) WLAN
5 4 (23.53%) CCNP
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (17.65%) Remedy
6 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
6 3 (17.65%) CMDB
6 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (17.65%) CCIE
6 3 (17.65%) F5
6 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
7 2 (11.76%) Network Management
7 2 (11.76%) Build Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Wireless
7 2 (11.76%) VLAN
7 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) CICS
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) LAN
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) WLAN
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (11.76%) Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) VLAN
6 2 (11.76%) SAN
7 1 (5.88%) MPLS
7 1 (5.88%) SSL
7 1 (5.88%) Network Security
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Support
3 3 (17.65%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Designer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) SAML
2 1 (5.88%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
1 3 (17.65%) CMDB
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) zOS
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Release Management
1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.76%) Network Management
3 2 (11.76%) Build Automation
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) CCNP
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (17.65%) CCIE
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Remedy
2 3 (17.65%) F5
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
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