Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 99 138
Rank change year-on-year -33 +39 -5
Contract jobs citing Network Design 25 34 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.77% 1.18% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.44% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 24
Manchester median daily rate £425 £488 £900
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.82% -45.83% +176.92%
10th Percentile £363 £364 £363
90th Percentile £575 £584 £1,000
North West median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £65.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +136.36% -

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 2,759 2,357 3,087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 84.50% 82.13% 83.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,793 1,450 1,891
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £250
90th Percentile £575 £548 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 71 57
Manchester median hourly rate £25.36 £18.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.07% +21.31% -1.61%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £10.80
90th Percentile £41.40 £45.00 £40.60
North West median hourly rate £23.15 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -33.86% +32.08% -3.64%

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 14 August 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

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 19 (76.00%) Cisco
2 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (56.00%) CCNP
4 13 (52.00%) CISSP
4 13 (52.00%) ITIL
5 12 (48.00%) PRINCE2
5 12 (48.00%) CCDP
5 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (48.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (48.00%) Project Management
5 12 (48.00%) CISM
5 12 (48.00%) Management Information System
5 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (48.00%) Data Management
5 12 (48.00%) Resource Management
5 12 (48.00%) Problem Management
5 12 (48.00%) Chartered Engineer
5 12 (48.00%) Open Source
5 12 (48.00%) SaaS
5 12 (48.00%) PaaS
5 12 (48.00%) SFIA
5 12 (48.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 12 (48.00%) Availability Management
6 10 (40.00%) DevOps
6 10 (40.00%) Firewall
7 8 (32.00%) Change Management
7 8 (32.00%) IaaS
7 8 (32.00%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (28.00%) CCIE
8 7 (28.00%) Finance

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 6 (24.00%) OpenStack
2 5 (20.00%) SAS
3 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) PaaS
1 12 (48.00%) SaaS
2 8 (32.00%) IaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) LAN
2 5 (20.00%) Network Security
3 4 (16.00%) DHCP
3 4 (16.00%) MPLS
3 4 (16.00%) VPN
3 4 (16.00%) WAN
4 3 (12.00%) BGP
4 3 (12.00%) Junos
4 3 (12.00%) OSPF
4 3 (12.00%) VoIP
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (8.00%) MRTG
5 2 (8.00%) SNMP
5 2 (8.00%) TACACS
5 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (8.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) DB2
1 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQLite
4 1 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.00%) Robot Framework
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Network Design Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Network Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
1 2 (8.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
2 1 (4.00%) Kafka
2 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) CentOS
2 2 (8.00%) Debian
2 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) ITIL
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Availability Management
2 12 (48.00%) Data Management
2 12 (48.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (48.00%) Open Source
2 12 (48.00%) PRINCE2
2 12 (48.00%) Problem Management
2 12 (48.00%) Project Management
2 12 (48.00%) Resource Management
2 12 (48.00%) SFIA
3 10 (40.00%) DevOps
4 8 (32.00%) Change Management
4 8 (32.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 6 (24.00%) High Availability
5 6 (24.00%) Product Management
6 5 (20.00%) Analytics
6 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (20.00%) Data Analytics
6 5 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Bourne shell
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) Perl
2 2 (8.00%) PHP
2 2 (8.00%) Python
2 2 (8.00%) Ruby
3 1 (4.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (56.00%) CCNP
3 13 (52.00%) CISSP
4 12 (48.00%) CCDP
4 12 (48.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 12 (48.00%) CISM
4 12 (48.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (28.00%) CCIE
6 5 (20.00%) Degree
6 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (12.00%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (24.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (12.00%) XenApp
2 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) Docker
3 2 (8.00%) KVM
4 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Ansible
2 2 (8.00%) Cacti
2 2 (8.00%) collectd
2 2 (8.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (8.00%) Grafana
2 2 (8.00%) Graphite
2 2 (8.00%) Icinga
2 2 (8.00%) Kibana
2 2 (8.00%) logstash
2 2 (8.00%) Nagios
2 2 (8.00%) Netcool
2 2 (8.00%) Observium
2 2 (8.00%) OpenNMS
2 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.00%) Prometheus
2 2 (8.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) Salt
2 2 (8.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle
4 5 (20.00%) Citrix
4 5 (20.00%) Informatica
5 3 (12.00%) Ivanti
5 3 (12.00%) Juniper
5 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.00%) CyberArk
6 2 (8.00%) Ericsson
6 2 (8.00%) Forcepoint
6 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (8.00%) Huawei
6 2 (8.00%) Splunk
6 2 (8.00%) VMware
7 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow