Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Network Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Design over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Design
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 87 75
Rank change year-on-year -6 -12 +15
Contract jobs citing Network Design 7 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.45% 0.85% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.03% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 9
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -24.32%
10th Percentile £289 £400 £313
90th Percentile £463 £491 £495
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £347 £395
% change year-on-year +22.48% -12.15% +23.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £60.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -

Network Design is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1270 1258 1028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 80.89% 81.85% 75.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 810 640
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.73%
10th Percentile £231 £250 £225
90th Percentile £525 £550 £501
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.47% -2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.83 £10.17
90th Percentile £46.40 £31.21 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Network Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in Birmingham

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in Birmingham

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Design in Birmingham

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (57.14%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) Infoblox
2 3 (42.86%) Multicast
2 3 (42.86%) Meru Networks
2 3 (42.86%) BIG-IP
2 3 (42.86%) Brocade
2 3 (42.86%) Aruba
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) Video\Live Streaming
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) IPv6
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) 3Com
4 1 (14.29%) Radware
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) CCSP
4 1 (14.29%) CCIP

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (42.86%) BIG-IP
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) IPv6
2 3 (42.86%) Multicast
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) Junos
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (14.29%) WLAN Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (14.29%) CCDA
2 1 (14.29%) CCDP
2 1 (14.29%) CCIP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCSP
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIA
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) Aruba
2 3 (42.86%) Brocade
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Infoblox
2 3 (42.86%) Meru Networks
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) 3Com
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Radware