The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 95 90
Rank change year-on-year +29 -5  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 24 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.74% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 0.40% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Median daily rate £475 £900 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.22% +166.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £480 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £980 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +2.05% +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £43.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -23.25% +10.25%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1104 1507 1143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.17% 82.21% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 912 655
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 32
Median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £16.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -11.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £36.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in Manchester

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in Manchester over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Design in Manchester

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 24 (85.71%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) CCNP
2 16 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (42.86%) CCIE
4 11 (39.29%) Firewall
4 11 (39.29%) Network Architecture
5 10 (35.71%) BGP
6 9 (32.14%) MPLS
6 9 (32.14%) Juniper
7 8 (28.57%) Wireless
8 7 (25.00%) JNCIP
8 7 (25.00%) JNCIE
8 7 (25.00%) OSPF
9 6 (21.43%) CCIE Service Provider
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (17.86%) LAN
10 5 (17.86%) VoIP
10 5 (17.86%) WAN
10 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
11 4 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
11 4 (14.29%) IaaS
11 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
11 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
11 4 (14.29%) Finance
11 4 (14.29%) VMware
11 4 (14.29%) Problem Management

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (14.29%) IaaS
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.57%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 10 (35.71%) BGP
3 9 (32.14%) MPLS
4 8 (28.57%) Wireless
5 7 (25.00%) OSPF
6 6 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (17.86%) LAN
7 5 (17.86%) VoIP
7 5 (17.86%) WAN
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
9 3 (10.71%) VPN
9 3 (10.71%) Wireless Security
10 2 (7.14%) EIGRP
10 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
10 2 (7.14%) FabricPath
10 2 (7.14%) Network Security
10 2 (7.14%) NX-OS
11 1 (3.57%) Cisco Wireless
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Architect
2 11 (39.29%) Network Architect
3 8 (28.57%) Design Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
5 6 (21.43%) IP Design Engineer
5 6 (21.43%) IP Engineer
5 6 (21.43%) Network Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) Network Specialist
9 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Network Architecture
2 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.57%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Network Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) CCNP
1 16 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (42.86%) CCIE
3 7 (25.00%) JNCIE
3 7 (25.00%) JNCIP
4 6 (21.43%) CCIE Service Provider
5 3 (10.71%) CCDP
6 1 (3.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Cisco
2 9 (32.14%) Juniper
3 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) F5
4 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.57%) Aruba
5 1 (3.57%) Ericsson
5 1 (3.57%) Meraki
5 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.57%) ZyXEL
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