The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design
South West / Bristol
Rank 68 66 66
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 2 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.24% 0.89% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 1.08% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £363 £280 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.46% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £438 £350
% change year-on-year -10.57% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +4.44% +21.62%  

Network Design is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 656 742 658
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 79.71% 82.17% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 532 477
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -4.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Network Design as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in Bristol

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in Bristol

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) 3G
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) 2G
1 2 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (20.00%) MVNO
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) LXC
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source Development
2 1 (20.00%) 5G
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) LTE
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) SCTP
2 1 (20.00%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) 2G
1 2 (40.00%) 3G
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (20.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (20.00%) 4G
2 1 (20.00%) 5G
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) IPsec
2 1 (20.00%) LTE
2 1 (20.00%) MVNO
2 1 (20.00%) SCTP
2 1 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) RAN Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (20.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Network Management
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source Development
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
1 1 (20.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Intel
1 1 (20.00%) Juniper
1 1 (20.00%) Nokia