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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 101 102 123
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +21
Contract jobs citing Network Design 22 28 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.09% 0.98% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.24% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 2
Median daily rate £428 £408 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.90% -6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £439 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.48% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
Network Design
UK

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
1630 2264 2174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.49% 79.41% 77.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 967 1193 1215
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 23
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 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 6 December 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Renfrewshire -10 16 £435 +4.81%
Edinburgh +20 2 £600 +179.06% 1
Aberdeen -8 2 - -
Glasgow +5 1 £375 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £275 -
Network Design
UK

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 30 (81.08%) LAN
2 27 (72.97%) WAN
3 19 (51.35%) Relational Database
3 19 (51.35%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 19 (51.35%) Matrix Organization
4 18 (48.65%) Data Centre
5 17 (45.95%) Office Automation
6 16 (43.24%) Private Cloud
6 16 (43.24%) SC Cleared
6 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
7 13 (35.14%) Windows
8 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
8 12 (32.43%) Degree
9 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
10 9 (24.32%) Cisco
11 8 (21.62%) Wireless
12 7 (18.92%) Finance
12 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (18.92%) CCNP
13 6 (16.22%) ITIL
14 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
14 5 (13.51%) Project Management
14 5 (13.51%) Firewall
14 5 (13.51%) MPLS
14 5 (13.51%) OSPF
14 5 (13.51%) BGP
14 5 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
14 5 (13.51%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (10.81%) CCNA
15 4 (10.81%) CCIE

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Bluemix
1 1 (2.70%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 30 (81.08%) LAN
2 27 (72.97%) WAN
3 8 (21.62%) Wireless
4 5 (13.51%) BGP
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (13.51%) Firewall
4 5 (13.51%) MPLS
4 5 (13.51%) OSPF
4 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.11%) ATM
5 3 (8.11%) DMVPN
5 3 (8.11%) EIGRP
5 3 (8.11%) HSRP
5 3 (8.11%) ISDN
5 3 (8.11%) PPP
5 3 (8.11%) VLAN
5 3 (8.11%) X.25
6 2 (5.41%) BIG-IP
6 2 (5.41%) Multicast
6 2 (5.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Architect
2 17 (45.95%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (32.43%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) Network Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Data Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Network Support
8 2 (5.41%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Change Manager
9 1 (2.70%) Network Manager
9 1 (2.70%) Project Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Server Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Systems Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Data Centre
2 16 (43.24%) Private Cloud
3 3 (8.11%) CMDB
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) CatOS
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Matrix Organization
1 19 (51.35%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 17 (45.95%) Office Automation
3 6 (16.22%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) Project Management
4 5 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.11%) High Availability
5 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.11%) PRINCE
5 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.11%) Release Management
5 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.41%) QMS
6 2 (5.41%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.70%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) SC Cleared
1 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) Degree
3 7 (18.92%) CCNP
3 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (10.81%) CCIE
4 4 (10.81%) CCNA
5 3 (8.11%) BICSI Certification
5 3 (8.11%) BICSI RCDD
5 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.70%) CCDA
6 1 (2.70%) CCSA
6 1 (2.70%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
3 3 (8.11%) F5
3 3 (8.11%) Fortinet
4 2 (5.41%) Aruba
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.70%) VMware
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