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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 91 86 104
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Contract jobs citing Network Design 25 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.98% 1.10% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.55% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 2
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£393 £332 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £256 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £46.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +40.45%
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
1832 1544 1307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 71.56% 70.47% 70.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1057 794 625
Average daily rate £388 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 80 118
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £10.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Birmingham -5 8 £451 +12.87% 1
Coventry - 7 £260 -
Solihull - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 27 (64.29%) Cisco
2 25 (59.52%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (57.14%) CCNA
4 19 (45.24%) LAN
5 16 (38.10%) Firewall
6 15 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
7 13 (30.95%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (30.95%) Network Security
8 12 (28.57%) WAN
9 11 (26.19%) CCNP
9 11 (26.19%) OSPF
10 9 (21.43%) ITIL
11 8 (19.05%) CCDP
11 8 (19.05%) CheckPoint
11 8 (19.05%) BGP
11 8 (19.05%) Service Delivery
11 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
13 6 (14.29%) Resource Management
13 6 (14.29%) Performance Management
13 6 (14.29%) JSP 440
13 6 (14.29%) Huawei
13 6 (14.29%) HSPA
13 6 (14.29%) LTE
13 6 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 6 (14.29%) 4G
13 6 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
13 6 (14.29%) McAfee
13 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) LAN
2 16 (38.10%) Firewall
3 13 (30.95%) Network Security
3 13 (30.95%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (28.57%) WAN
5 11 (26.19%) OSPF
6 8 (19.05%) BGP
6 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (14.29%) HSPA
7 6 (14.29%) LTE
7 6 (14.29%) 4G
7 6 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (14.29%) 2G
7 6 (14.29%) WCDMA
7 6 (14.29%) GPRS
7 6 (14.29%) GSM
7 6 (14.29%) 3G
8 3 (7.14%) VPN
8 3 (7.14%) BIG-IP
9 2 (4.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Network Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) Design Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Network Design Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Security Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) RAN Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) RAN Performance Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Installations Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Network Support
7 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Network Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) JSP
2 2 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) UNIX
1 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 6 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 6 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 5 (11.90%) Network Management
5 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.90%) Service Management
6 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (7.14%) eTOM
8 2 (4.76%) Six Sigma
8 2 (4.76%) Fault Management
8 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (4.76%) Performance Engineering
9 1 (2.38%) Capacity Management
9 1 (2.38%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 25 (59.52%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (57.14%) CCNA
3 15 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 11 (26.19%) CCNP
5 8 (19.05%) CCDP
6 2 (4.76%) HP AIS
7 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (9.52%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Cisco
2 8 (19.05%) CheckPoint
3 6 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 6 (14.29%) Nortel
3 6 (14.29%) Juniper
3 6 (14.29%) Ericsson
3 6 (14.29%) McAfee
3 6 (14.29%) Huawei
4 4 (9.52%) HP
4 4 (9.52%) F5
5 3 (7.14%) Mapinfo
5 3 (7.14%) Remedy
5 3 (7.14%) Business Objects
5 3 (7.14%) Nokia
5 3 (7.14%) BT
6 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.76%) Sourcefire
6 2 (4.76%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.38%) Fujitsu
7 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
Telford
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £301 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago