The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 117 102 102
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing Network Design 30 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.93% 0.95% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.22% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 9
Median daily rate £400 £325 £267
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +21.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £395 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 £42.46 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -0.09%
Network Design
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2638 1971 1914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.50% 78.15% 74.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 1147 1002
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 100 113
Median hourly rate £20.50 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.79% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Network Design
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Network Design Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Shropshire -15 17 £332 -
Birmingham -9 5 £425 +30.76% 1
Solihull -4 3 - -
Warwickshire 0 2 £413 +5.76% 1
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 35 (60.34%) Cisco
2 32 (55.17%) Security Cleared
3 30 (51.72%) SC Cleared
4 24 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (39.66%) LAN
6 21 (36.21%) Data Centre
7 20 (34.48%) Firewall
8 19 (32.76%) CCNA
9 17 (29.31%) CheckPoint
10 16 (27.59%) CCNP
11 13 (22.41%) Citrix
11 13 (22.41%) NetScaler
12 12 (20.69%) OSPF
13 10 (17.24%) WAN
13 10 (17.24%) DV Cleared
13 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
14 9 (15.52%) F5
14 9 (15.52%) BICSI Certification
14 9 (15.52%) BICSI RCDD
14 9 (15.52%) Juniper
14 9 (15.52%) BGP
15 8 (13.79%) PRINCE
15 8 (13.79%) Project Management
15 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (13.79%) ITIL
15 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2
15 8 (13.79%) Data Mining
15 8 (13.79%) Degree
16 7 (12.07%) Cisco Prime

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (3.45%) IaaS
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.45%) PaaS
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (39.66%) LAN
2 20 (34.48%) Firewall
3 13 (22.41%) NetScaler
4 12 (20.69%) OSPF
5 10 (17.24%) WAN
6 9 (15.52%) BGP
7 7 (12.07%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (8.62%) BIG-IP
9 5 (8.62%) DAB
9 5 (8.62%) VoIP
10 4 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (6.90%) Wireless
11 3 (5.17%) Network Security
11 3 (5.17%) VLAN
12 2 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (3.45%) Frame Relay
12 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.72%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.72%) HBase
2 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.72%) Automotive
1 1 (1.72%) Law
1 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Network Engineer
2 13 (22.41%) Design Engineer
2 13 (22.41%) Network Design Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Architect
4 9 (15.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Designer
5 6 (10.34%) Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Implementation Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Citrix Specialist
6 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (6.90%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Citrix Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Network Designer
7 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Citrix Designer
9 2 (3.45%) Check Point Support
9 2 (3.45%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.21%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.72%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
2 8 (13.79%) ITIL
2 8 (13.79%) PRINCE
2 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2
2 8 (13.79%) Project Management
3 6 (10.34%) Network Management
4 4 (6.90%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.90%) Migration
4 4 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (5.17%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (5.17%) Information Security
5 3 (5.17%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.45%) Data Privacy
6 2 (3.45%) High Availability
6 2 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.45%) Matrix Management
6 2 (3.45%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (3.45%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (55.17%) Security Cleared
2 30 (51.72%) SC Cleared
3 24 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (32.76%) CCNA
5 16 (27.59%) CCNP
6 10 (17.24%) DV Cleared
7 9 (15.52%) BICSI Certification
7 9 (15.52%) BICSI RCDD
8 8 (13.79%) Degree
8 8 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (12.07%) CCDP
10 3 (5.17%) CCDA
11 2 (3.45%) CCSA
11 2 (3.45%) CISSP
11 2 (3.45%) GIAC
11 2 (3.45%) JNCIA
12 1 (1.72%) CCSE
12 1 (1.72%) JNCIP
12 1 (1.72%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) HDFS
2 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.72%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.72%) Nagios
2 1 (1.72%) Opsview
2 1 (1.72%) QRadar
2 1 (1.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 35 (60.34%) Cisco
2 17 (29.31%) CheckPoint
3 13 (22.41%) Citrix
4 9 (15.52%) F5
4 9 (15.52%) Juniper
5 6 (10.34%) Fortinet
6 5 (8.62%) Nokia
7 4 (6.90%) BT
7 4 (6.90%) Fujitsu
7 4 (6.90%) HP
7 4 (6.90%) Remedy
8 2 (3.45%) Brocade
8 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.45%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.72%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.72%) Aruba
9 1 (1.72%) EMC
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle
9 1 (1.72%) SAP
9 1 (1.72%) Splunk
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