Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 138 137
Rank change year-on-year +19 -1 -10
Contract jobs citing Network Design 18 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.61% 0.71% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.85% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 13
Manchester median daily rate £438 £900 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.39% +157.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £190 £393 £205
90th Percentile £586 £1,000 £470
North West median daily rate £500 £520 £350
% change year-on-year -3.85% +48.57% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £91.06 -

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 2405 2958 3039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.25% 83.96% 80.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1534 1882 1800
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 56 78
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -21.79% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.54 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.00 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 11 (61.11%) Juniper
2 10 (55.56%) MPLS
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco
3 8 (44.44%) Firewall
3 8 (44.44%) Network Security
4 7 (38.89%) VLAN
4 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
5 6 (33.33%) CCNP
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
5 6 (33.33%) DNS
5 6 (33.33%) WAN
5 6 (33.33%) DHCP
5 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 6 (33.33%) ProxySG
5 6 (33.33%) Change Management
5 6 (33.33%) Junos
5 6 (33.33%) SIEM
5 6 (33.33%) Palo Alto
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
6 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
7 4 (22.22%) CISSP
7 4 (22.22%) VPN
7 4 (22.22%) Migration
7 4 (22.22%) Data Centre

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 2 (11.11%) IaaS
1 2 (11.11%) PaaS
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) MPLS
2 8 (44.44%) Firewall
2 8 (44.44%) Network Security
3 7 (38.89%) VLAN
4 6 (33.33%) DHCP
4 6 (33.33%) DNS
4 6 (33.33%) Junos
4 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (22.22%) VPN
6 3 (16.67%) SAN
7 2 (11.11%) Internet
7 2 (11.11%) LAN
7 2 (11.11%) SSL
7 2 (11.11%) Wireless
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (5.56%) HSRP
8 1 (5.56%) Intranet
8 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (5.56%) Wireless Security
General
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Network Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IP Design Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IP Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Change Management
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
1 6 (33.33%) SIEM
2 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Data Management
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) SFIA
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (22.22%) CISSP
4 3 (16.67%) CCIE
4 3 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (11.11%) CCDP
5 2 (11.11%) CCIE Service Provider
5 2 (11.11%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) CISM
5 2 (11.11%) JNCIE
5 2 (11.11%) JNCIP
5 2 (11.11%) MCP
5 2 (11.11%) MCSA
5 2 (11.11%) MCSE
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) ProxySG
2 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Juniper
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco
3 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
4 6 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 6 (33.33%) Palo Alto
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) Aruba
7 1 (5.56%) F5
7 1 (5.56%) Fortinet