Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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
England > North East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 127 113
Rank change year-on-year +31 -14 -33
Contract jobs citing Network Design 7 41 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.57% 1.52% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.80% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 48 3
North East median daily rate £419 £410 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.13% +20.59% -15.00%
10th Percentile £372 £320 £312
90th Percentile £750 £445 £378
England median daily rate £425 £440 £423
% change year-on-year -3.41% +4.14% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +2.22% +15.38% -25.71%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1036 2279 1675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 84.23% 84.28% 83.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 1576 1067
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £256
90th Percentile £550 £525 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 92 75
North East median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +64.71% -10.05%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.01 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £36.00 £34.50
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Network Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 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
Tyne and Wear +32 7 £419 +1.21%
Network Design
England

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 North East region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) FortiGate
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (42.86%) CCIE
3 3 (42.86%) CCDP
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (28.57%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) TippingPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
4 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Capita
4 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) CISM

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Datadog
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Design Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Contract Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) SFIA
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) Runbook
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCDP
2 3 (42.86%) CCIE
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) CISM
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE Security
4 1 (14.29%) CCIP
4 1 (14.29%) CCSA
4 1 (14.29%) CCSE
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIA
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) FortiGate
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 2 (28.57%) Nagios
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) Packer
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Aruba
2 2 (28.57%) Capita
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) New Relic
2 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
2 2 (28.57%) Splunk
2 2 (28.57%) TippingPoint
3 1 (14.29%) VMware