The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 30 March 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
England / North East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 70 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 -  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 31 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.28% 0.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.87% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 0
Median daily rate £420 £435 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £435 £350
% change year-on-year -8.04% +24.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.22% +21.62%  

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 the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 637 740 483
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.86% 85.16% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 499 260
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £548 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 21
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.11% +38.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £12.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £30.00 £28.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in the North East

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in the North East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Design in the North East

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design in the North East

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +12 28 £420 -3.44% 2
Durham - 2 £363 -
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 North East region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 53 (92.98%) LAN
2 46 (80.70%) WAN
3 31 (54.39%) Security Cleared
4 28 (49.12%) Cisco
5 27 (47.37%) Data Centre
6 26 (45.61%) Degree
7 25 (43.86%) SC Cleared
7 25 (43.86%) Private Cloud
8 24 (42.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 24 (42.11%) Microsoft
9 23 (40.35%) HP
9 23 (40.35%) Relational Database
10 22 (38.60%) Matrix Organization
10 22 (38.60%) Windows
10 22 (38.60%) Juniper
10 22 (38.60%) CheckPoint
10 22 (38.60%) Firewall
10 22 (38.60%) CCSE
11 20 (35.09%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (35.09%) CCNP
11 20 (35.09%) Wireless
11 20 (35.09%) Riverbed
11 20 (35.09%) F5
12 19 (33.33%) Office Automation
12 19 (33.33%) CCSA
12 19 (33.33%) BIG-IP
12 19 (33.33%) JNCIA
12 19 (33.33%) CCIE
12 19 (33.33%) ITIL
13 18 (31.58%) MS Excel

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 18 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 53 (92.98%) LAN
2 46 (80.70%) WAN
3 22 (38.60%) Firewall
4 20 (35.09%) Wireless
5 19 (33.33%) BIG-IP
6 5 (8.77%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (8.77%) SSL
6 5 (8.77%) VPN
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.75%) SAN
8 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (40.35%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (50.88%) Architect
2 25 (43.86%) Network Engineer
3 21 (36.84%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (31.58%) Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (22.81%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Design Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Network Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Network Support
7 2 (3.51%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Software Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) TOGAF Architect
Miscellaneous
1 27 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 25 (43.86%) Private Cloud
3 12 (21.05%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) CCTV
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (38.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 22 (38.60%) Matrix Organization
3 19 (33.33%) ITIL
3 19 (33.33%) Office Automation
4 17 (29.82%) Service Management
5 16 (28.07%) ITSM
6 6 (10.53%) Project Management
7 5 (8.77%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (8.77%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.26%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.51%) Network Architecture
9 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.75%) BCP
10 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (1.75%) Migration
10 1 (1.75%) Process Improvement
10 1 (1.75%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 31 (54.39%) Security Cleared
2 26 (45.61%) Degree
3 25 (43.86%) SC Cleared
4 22 (38.60%) CCSE
5 20 (35.09%) CCNP
5 20 (35.09%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (33.33%) CCIE
6 19 (33.33%) CCSA
6 19 (33.33%) JNCIA
7 17 (29.82%) CCDP
7 17 (29.82%) CCIP
7 17 (29.82%) JNCIE
8 16 (28.07%) HP ASE
8 16 (28.07%) HP MASE
9 5 (8.77%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
11 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (3.51%) CCNA
11 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 17 (29.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) Cisco
2 24 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 23 (40.35%) HP
4 22 (38.60%) CheckPoint
4 22 (38.60%) Juniper
5 20 (35.09%) F5
5 20 (35.09%) Riverbed
6 17 (29.82%) Fortinet
7 16 (28.07%) Aruba
8 2 (3.51%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.75%) Concur
9 1 (1.75%) TippingPoint
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Rate: competitive
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