The first table below looks at the demand for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 70 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +3
Contract jobs citing Network Design 3 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.40% 1.75% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 2.50% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£306 £650 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.88% +61.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £650 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £650 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
538 360 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 71.83% 70.18% 67.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 229 238
Average daily rate £390 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £16.55 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Network Design
UK

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Network Design
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Network Design Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 22 July 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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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
South Wales -21 3 £306 -52.88% 4
Network Design
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Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) SMS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Voice Architect
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) CA
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Mitel
1 1 (33.33%) ProCurve