The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 99 -
Rank change year-on-year +73 -  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 17 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.99% 1.66% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.69% 1.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 0
Median daily rate £525 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.52% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +1.17% +8.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £43.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -23.25% +10.25%  

Network Design is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 299 1176 463
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 87.68% 88.62% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 797 308
Median daily rate £380 £325 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% -17.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 62 31
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £26.00 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing Network Design as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in Newcastle upon Tyne

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in Newcastle upon Tyne

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Design in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 38 (90.48%) LAN
2 37 (88.10%) WAN
3 25 (59.52%) Security Cleared
4 23 (54.76%) ITIL
4 23 (54.76%) Service Management
5 20 (47.62%) Degree
6 19 (45.24%) Cisco
7 18 (42.86%) SC Cleared
8 17 (40.48%) Riverbed
8 17 (40.48%) F5
8 17 (40.48%) FortiGate
8 17 (40.48%) CCNP
8 17 (40.48%) HP
8 17 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (40.48%) Wireless
9 16 (38.10%) CCSA
9 16 (38.10%) Fortinet
9 16 (38.10%) JNCIA
9 16 (38.10%) BIG-IP
9 16 (38.10%) Juniper
9 16 (38.10%) CCIE
9 16 (38.10%) CheckPoint
10 15 (35.71%) CCDP
10 15 (35.71%) Firewall
10 15 (35.71%) CCIP
10 15 (35.71%) CCSE
10 15 (35.71%) JNCIE
11 14 (33.33%) ITSM
12 13 (30.95%) Data Centre
12 13 (30.95%) HP ASE

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 38 (90.48%) LAN
2 37 (88.10%) WAN
3 17 (40.48%) Wireless
4 16 (38.10%) BIG-IP
5 15 (35.71%) Firewall
6 9 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (2.38%) BGP
8 1 (2.38%) OSPF
8 1 (2.38%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (2.38%) VLAN
8 1 (2.38%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Architect
2 18 (42.86%) Network Engineer
3 16 (38.10%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (11.90%) Design Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Network Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Software Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Network Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Network Project Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Network Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Data Centre
2 11 (26.19%) Private Cloud
3 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.14%) CCTV
5 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) ITIL
1 23 (54.76%) Service Management
2 14 (33.33%) ITSM
3 10 (23.81%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 9 (21.43%) ITIL V3
4 9 (21.43%) Network Architecture
5 8 (19.05%) BCP
5 8 (19.05%) Matrix Organization
5 8 (19.05%) Office Automation
5 8 (19.05%) TOGAF
6 6 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (7.14%) Migration
7 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (7.14%) Validation
8 1 (2.38%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (59.52%) Security Cleared
2 20 (47.62%) Degree
3 18 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 17 (40.48%) CCNP
4 17 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (38.10%) CCIE
5 16 (38.10%) CCSA
5 16 (38.10%) JNCIA
6 15 (35.71%) CCDP
6 15 (35.71%) CCIP
6 15 (35.71%) CCSE
6 15 (35.71%) JNCIE
7 13 (30.95%) HP ASE
7 13 (30.95%) HP MASE
8 8 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
9 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (2.38%) CCIE Security
11 1 (2.38%) JNCIS
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (40.48%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Cisco
2 17 (40.48%) F5
2 17 (40.48%) HP
2 17 (40.48%) Riverbed
3 16 (38.10%) CheckPoint
3 16 (38.10%) Fortinet
3 16 (38.10%) Juniper
4 13 (30.95%) Aruba
5 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.14%) TippingPoint
7 2 (4.76%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.38%) VMware