Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 16 December 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 51 48
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -
Contract jobs citing Network Design 2 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.43% 0.88% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.13% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £338 £330 £413
90th Percentile £413 £400 £438
North West median daily rate £500 £475 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +35.71% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside 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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 389 443 586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 83.48% 77.99% 80.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 287 311
Merseyside median daily rate £398 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £163
90th Percentile £550 £513 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 9
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £22.42 £30.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.02% -25.73% +88.69%
10th Percentile £10.63 £11.50 £12.40
90th Percentile £18.87 £30.76 £143.50
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £29.71
% change year-on-year - -15.85% +65.06%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in Merseyside

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in Merseyside

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. 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
Liverpool -4 2 £375 -6.25% 1
Network Design
North West

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCSP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCSP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco