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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 118 116 102
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing Network Design 6 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.35% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
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£420 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.49% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £237 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £293 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.00
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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
2113 1728 1481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.87% 69.96% 67.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1162 892 760
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 47 39
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £19.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +68.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £9.48 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 -3 2 £350 +52.17% 2
Aberdeen - - - -
Network Design
UK

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Replication
3 2 (20.00%) CICS
3 2 (20.00%) zOS
3 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) WLAN
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (20.00%) CICS
2 1 (10.00%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) WLAN
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SAML
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
1 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) zOS
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (20.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (10.00%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
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