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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design
UK / Scotland
Rank 82 115 120
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +5
Contract jobs citing Network Design 28 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.63% 0.82% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 0.98% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 5
Median daily rate £360 £411 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.46% +9.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £383 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £435 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £435 £365
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +19.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.50 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +100.00%

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
1446 2132 2230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.97% 82.76% 81.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 1151 1260
Median daily rate £388 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 41
Median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +76.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.80 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £50.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Network Design Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Aberdeen -1 12 £255 -
Renfrewshire +18 9 £360 -14.79%
Edinburgh +21 5 £375 - 1
Glasgow -6 1 £320 -14.66%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Network Design
UK

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 39 (79.59%) LAN
2 34 (69.39%) WAN
3 28 (57.14%) Cisco
4 22 (44.90%) Wireless
5 21 (42.86%) Data Centre
6 20 (40.82%) ITIL
7 17 (34.69%) Windows
7 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
8 16 (32.65%) HP
8 16 (32.65%) OSPF
8 16 (32.65%) BGP
8 16 (32.65%) Project Management
8 16 (32.65%) Degree
8 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
9 14 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (28.57%) MS Visio
9 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
9 14 (28.57%) QMS
9 14 (28.57%) Relational Database
9 14 (28.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 14 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
10 13 (26.53%) Private Cloud
10 13 (26.53%) CCNP
11 12 (24.49%) Configuration Management
11 12 (24.49%) Finance
11 12 (24.49%) MPLS
11 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
11 12 (24.49%) CMDB
11 12 (24.49%) Cisco IOS

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:

Applications
1 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
2 14 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.04%) MS Project
3 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 39 (79.59%) LAN
2 34 (69.39%) WAN
3 22 (44.90%) Wireless
4 16 (32.65%) BGP
4 16 (32.65%) OSPF
5 12 (24.49%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (24.49%) MPLS
5 12 (24.49%) Multicast
5 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
6 11 (22.45%) Firewall
7 10 (20.41%) BIG-IP
8 3 (6.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (6.12%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (4.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (4.08%) Network Security
10 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.04%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (2.04%) DNS
10 1 (2.04%) Internet
10 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Network Engineer
2 15 (30.61%) Architect
3 13 (26.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (26.53%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (24.49%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 7 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Network Support
6 5 (10.20%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Security Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 13 (26.53%) Private Cloud
3 12 (24.49%) CMDB
4 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Windows
2 12 (24.49%) CatOS
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) ITIL
2 16 (32.65%) Project Management
3 14 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
3 14 (28.57%) QMS
3 14 (28.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 12 (24.49%) Configuration Management
4 12 (24.49%) Office Automation
4 12 (24.49%) Release Management
5 11 (22.45%) Problem Management
6 10 (20.41%) Quality Management
7 5 (10.20%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.16%) ITSM
8 4 (8.16%) Service Management
8 4 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
9 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.12%) PRINCE
10 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Degree
1 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
2 14 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 13 (26.53%) CCNP
4 6 (12.24%) CCIE
4 6 (12.24%) CCSA
4 6 (12.24%) JNCIA
5 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (8.16%) CCDP
6 4 (8.16%) CCIP
6 4 (8.16%) CCSE
6 4 (8.16%) HP ASE
6 4 (8.16%) HP MASE
6 4 (8.16%) JNCIE
7 3 (6.12%) BICSI Certification
7 3 (6.12%) BICSI RCDD
7 3 (6.12%) CCNA
7 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
7 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Cisco
2 16 (32.65%) HP
3 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 11 (22.45%) F5
5 10 (20.41%) BT
5 10 (20.41%) Siemens
6 8 (16.33%) CheckPoint
7 7 (14.29%) Aruba
7 7 (14.29%) Fortinet
7 7 (14.29%) Riverbed
8 4 (8.16%) Juniper
9 1 (2.04%) AlgoSec
9 1 (2.04%) Citrix
9 1 (2.04%) ScanSafe
9 1 (2.04%) Symantec