The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 66 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Network Design 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.36% 0.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £320 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £22.50 £102.50
% change year-on-year
+91.11% -78.04%
Network Design
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
489 382 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 86.86% 73.60% 77.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 264 189
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 10
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £31.30 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Design across the South Wales region.

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the South Wales region.

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Newport -5 1 £290 -
Cardiff - 1 £350 - 1
Network Design
Wales

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Billing
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) CESG
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) CCDP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) DMZ
4 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Billing
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Technical Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design Architect
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) CESG
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCDP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) HNC
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds