Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 months to 6 July 2020 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
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 76 118 141
Rank change year-on-year +42 +23 -31
Contract jobs citing Network Design 4 2 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.37% 0.085% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.098% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +59.09%
10th Percentile £365 £363 £325
90th Percentile £410 £388 £375
Scotland median daily rate £463 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +15.63% +18.52% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.25 - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 932 2,033 2,682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 86.14% 85.96% 88.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 1,069 1,577
Median daily rate £430 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £225 £275 £288
90th Percentile £600 £594 £569
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 26 24
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -34.58% +40.79%
10th Percentile £16.64 £11.15 £10.75
90th Percentile £42.63 £45.38 £45.96
Median hourly rate £29.25 £23.50 £17.40
% change year-on-year +24.47% +35.06% -42.00%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Network Design as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in Edinburgh

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Network Design in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Network Design in Edinburgh

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Network Design in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for Network Design in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Public Sector
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) IPv6
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (50.00%) Brocade
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (50.00%) VMware NSX
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Aruba
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) IPv6
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) SNA
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BCP
2 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware NSX
2 1 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (25.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Brocade
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Ivanti
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto