Period
to 19 February 2018

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 6 months to 19 February 2018 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
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 127 150
Rank change year-on-year +8 +23 -20
Contract jobs citing Network Design 21 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.77% 0.64% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.75% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 5
Manchester median daily rate £375 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +5.41% +8.82%
10th Percentile £238 £393 £370
90th Percentile £834 £538 £510
North West median daily rate £538 £520 £438
% change year-on-year +3.37% +18.86% +18.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £48.00 -

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,255 2,520 3,190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 83.12% 84.65% 83.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,461 1,599 1,857
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £237
90th Percentile £586 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 37 89
Manchester median hourly rate £18.77 £18.00 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% -3.61% +24.50%
10th Percentile £12.86 £12.55 £12.23
90th Percentile £45.50 £41.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £23.17 £27.12 £30.15
% change year-on-year -14.56% -10.04% +50.75%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
Cheadle - 1 £850 -
Stockport - 1 £850 -
Network Design
North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 16 (76.19%) Cisco
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (57.14%) CCNP
4 10 (47.62%) CCIE
5 9 (42.86%) Firewall
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) SaaS
6 7 (33.33%) PaaS
7 6 (28.57%) Open Source
7 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 6 (28.57%) Resource Management
7 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
7 6 (28.57%) ITIL
7 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
7 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (28.57%) Citrix
7 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (28.57%) Data Management
7 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
7 6 (28.57%) Project Management
7 6 (28.57%) SFIA
8 5 (23.81%) CISSP
8 5 (23.81%) BGP
8 5 (23.81%) CISM
8 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (23.81%) CCDP
8 5 (23.81%) OSPF
8 5 (23.81%) Chartered Engineer
8 5 (23.81%) VLAN
8 5 (23.81%) Product 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) PaaS
1 7 (33.33%) SaaS
2 3 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) BGP
2 5 (23.81%) OSPF
2 5 (23.81%) VLAN
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (14.29%) DWDM
4 3 (14.29%) MPLS
4 3 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (9.52%) DHCP
5 2 (9.52%) DNS
5 2 (9.52%) Internet
5 2 (9.52%) Junos
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security
5 2 (9.52%) SAN
5 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.52%) VPN
5 2 (9.52%) Wireless
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Architect
2 8 (38.10%) Network Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Network Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Technician
6 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Server Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (28.57%) Data Management
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
1 6 (28.57%) Open Source
1 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
1 6 (28.57%) Project Management
1 6 (28.57%) Resource Management
1 6 (28.57%) SFIA
2 5 (23.81%) Product Management
2 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (19.05%) Contract Management
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (19.05%) IT Strategy
3 4 (19.05%) ITSM
3 4 (19.05%) Line Management
3 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (57.14%) CCNP
3 10 (47.62%) CCIE
4 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (23.81%) CCDP
5 5 (23.81%) Chartered Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) CISM
5 5 (23.81%) CISSP
6 4 (19.05%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (9.52%) CCNA
8 1 (4.76%) MCSE
8 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
8 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (19.05%) XenApp
1 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) ProxySG
3 2 (9.52%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
1 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) Ivanti
4 4 (19.05%) Juniper
5 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
6 2 (9.52%) F5
6 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.76%) Aruba
7 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.76%) Symantec
7 1 (4.76%) Tufin