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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 123 103 104
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Contract jobs citing Network Design 5 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.59% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.87% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £42.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £43.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+16.27% +54.95%
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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
2017 1732 1692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.29% 68.35% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 857 850
Average daily rate £375 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 59 74
Average hourly rate £33.75 £26.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.16% -10.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £9.25 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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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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
Glasgow -9 2 - -
Stirling - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 2
Network Design
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Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Low Latency
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (18.18%) Build Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Replication
3 2 (18.18%) CICS
3 2 (18.18%) zOS
3 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 2 (18.18%) DB2
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) SSL
4 1 (9.09%) SAML
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (18.18%) CICS
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Network Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Network Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Design Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SAML
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) DataPower
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) zOS
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Low Latency
2 2 (18.18%) Build Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle