The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 117 113 106
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing Network Design 9 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.42% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate £380 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.76% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £369
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-15.25% -12.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1912 1658 1855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 72.15% 70.76% 66.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 860 977
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 68
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £60.00 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Network Design
UK

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Network Design Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (50.00%) LAN
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) McAfee
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) CCNA
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) JSP
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) MS Office
3 5 (35.71%) MS Visio
3 5 (35.71%) JSP 440
3 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) CAD
4 4 (28.57%) SAP
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) DB2
5 3 (21.43%) UNIX
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) AIX
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) CRM
5 3 (21.43%) Cognos
5 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (21.43%) CICS
1 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
1 5 (35.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP CCM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) BGP
4 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
4 1 (7.14%) MGCP
4 1 (7.14%) H.323
4 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) DB2
1 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) JSP
2 3 (21.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
1 3 (21.43%) Replication
1 3 (21.43%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) AIX
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) CAD
2 3 (21.43%) CRM
2 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Release Management
2 3 (21.43%) Campaign Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CCIE
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) JSP 440
2 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) SRDF
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) McAfee
2 6 (42.86%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat
4 4 (28.57%) SAP
5 3 (21.43%) Cognos
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) EMC
6 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
7 1 (7.14%) Remedy
7 1 (7.14%) Citrix
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