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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 105 106 84
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Contract jobs citing Network Design 21 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.48% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.65% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £295 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £625 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £22.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+77.27% -19.26%
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
1836 1686 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.76% 72.86% 71.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 884 584
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 111 75
Average hourly rate £27.75 £33.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.16% -11.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -6 10 £423 -15.40% 1
Worcestershire - 6 £501 - 1
Coventry +2 1 - -
Shropshire -5 1 £275 +22.22% 1
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 20 (57.14%) LAN
2 18 (51.43%) WAN
3 16 (45.71%) Cisco
4 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (37.14%) CCNA
5 13 (37.14%) Firewall
5 13 (37.14%) Security Cleared
6 11 (31.43%) Service Delivery
6 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
7 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
7 10 (28.57%) CCNP
8 9 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (25.71%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (22.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (22.86%) Public Cloud
9 8 (22.86%) Juniper
10 6 (17.14%) Huawei
10 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
10 6 (17.14%) 2G
10 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
10 6 (17.14%) 3G
10 6 (17.14%) Nortel
10 6 (17.14%) Ericsson
10 6 (17.14%) GPRS
10 6 (17.14%) GSM
10 6 (17.14%) WCDMA
10 6 (17.14%) ITIL
10 6 (17.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 6 (17.14%) 4G
10 6 (17.14%) Radio Access Network

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (8.57%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (57.14%) LAN
2 18 (51.43%) WAN
3 13 (37.14%) Firewall
4 9 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (22.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (17.14%) 2G
6 6 (17.14%) 3G
6 6 (17.14%) GPRS
6 6 (17.14%) GSM
6 6 (17.14%) WCDMA
6 6 (17.14%) 4G
6 6 (17.14%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (17.14%) HSPA
6 6 (17.14%) LTE
7 4 (11.43%) OSPF
8 3 (8.57%) Network Security
9 2 (5.71%) BIG-IP
9 2 (5.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (5.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (2.86%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Network Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Architect
3 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Performance Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Design Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) RAN Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) RAN Performance Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Network Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Network Support
7 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Voice Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Senior RAN Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Technology Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) JSP
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Service Delivery
2 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Resource Management
2 6 (17.14%) Performance Management
3 5 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Improvement
4 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.57%) Network Management
4 3 (8.57%) eTOM
4 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.71%) Six Sigma
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.71%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.71%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (37.14%) CCNA
2 13 (37.14%) Security Cleared
3 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
4 10 (28.57%) CCNP
5 2 (5.71%) CCDP
6 1 (2.86%) HP AIS
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.86%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Cisco
2 8 (22.86%) Juniper
3 6 (17.14%) Huawei
3 6 (17.14%) Nortel
3 6 (17.14%) Ericsson
3 6 (17.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 5 (14.29%) F5
5 3 (8.57%) Remedy
5 3 (8.57%) McAfee
5 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.57%) Mapinfo
5 3 (8.57%) Business Objects
6 2 (5.71%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.71%) Sourcefire
6 2 (5.71%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.86%) HP
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