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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 93 85
Rank change year-on-year +19 -8  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 8 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.66% 0.38% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.44% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £220 £295 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.42% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £43.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year -23.25% +6.83%  

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 1016 1129 1187
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.62% 85.27% 82.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 617 620
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 13
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -14.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.61 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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

Network Design
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

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 7 (63.64%) Cisco
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
1 7 (63.64%) Wireless
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) Internet
2 6 (54.55%) CCNA
2 6 (54.55%) HP
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 6 (54.55%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (45.45%) Network Security
3 5 (45.45%) Unix
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) Solaris
4 4 (36.36%) Apache
4 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
4 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (36.36%) High Availability
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
4 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (18.18%) OSPF
6 2 (18.18%) BGP
6 2 (18.18%) IPv6
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity

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 4 (36.36%) Apache
1 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
1 7 (63.64%) Wireless
2 6 (54.55%) Internet
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) BGP
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) IPv6
4 2 (18.18%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Administrator
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Switch Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Solaris Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 4 (36.36%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (36.36%) High Availability
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
3 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CCNA
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) AlgoSec
4 1 (9.09%) Brocade
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) ScanSafe
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec