The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 27 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.

Network Design
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 91 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 -  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.066% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.079% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £383 - -
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 760 1258 1193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.63% 82.76% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 707 679
Median daily rate £400 £405 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 14
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Design in Edinburgh

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) OSPF
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) BIG-IP
3 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) AlgoSec
5 1 (12.50%) ScanSafe
5 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) NetScaler

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (37.50%) BIG-IP
3 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) IPv6
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Transition Management
3 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
4 1 (12.50%) AlgoSec
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) ScanSafe
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec