Period
to 17 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 July 2019 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 97 82
Rank change year-on-year +19 -15 +26
Contract jobs citing Network Design 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.20% 0.073% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.084% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Cheshire median daily rate - - £500
North West median daily rate £450 £474 £450
% change year-on-year -5.01% +5.28% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £65.00
North West median hourly rate - - £65.00

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 819 1,187 1,040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.32% 86.83% 84.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 750 736
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 58 49
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -41.67% +69.01%
10th Percentile £13.76 £11.06 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £61.38 £51.00
North West median hourly rate £25.34 £23.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% -33.10% +26.79%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in Cheshire

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in Cheshire

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design in Cheshire

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -5 1 - -
Network Design
North West

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Network Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) VRRP
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) HSRP
1 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (50.00%) Server Hardening
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Compliance Audit
1 1 (50.00%) Software Audit

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) HSRP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) VRRP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Architecture Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Compliance Audit
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Server Hardening
1 1 (50.00%) Software Audit
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) F5