Period
to 15 July 2018

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 15 July 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 61 56
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5 -2
Contract jobs citing Network Design 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.67% 0.15% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.18% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Merseyside median daily rate £526 - £363
10th Percentile £421 - £313
90th Percentile £613 - £400
North West median daily rate £474 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.28% -5.26% +72.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £27.50
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 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 385 543 550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 85.75% 83.93% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 341 336
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +7.32%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £260
90th Percentile £550 £555 £509
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 7 5
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.11 £16.18 £18.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.97% -13.94% -63.61%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.75 £10.70
90th Percentile £17.93 £25.21 £26.85
North West median hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -32.14% +27.27% +2.50%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in Merseyside over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 15 July 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
Southport - 2 £526 -
Network Design
North West

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
1 2 (66.67%) Terraform
1 2 (66.67%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (33.33%) VMware NSX
2 1 (33.33%) SMS
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) HP

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (33.33%) SMS
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Deployment Automation
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) HP