Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 18 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 26 -
Rank change year-on-year -56 - -
Contract jobs citing Network Design 1 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.16% 5.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 6.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate - £318 -
UK median daily rate £425 £438 £420
% change year-on-year -2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £48.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year -6.25% +17.79% -20.49%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 560 233 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 89.74% 77.67% 70.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 136 60
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% +10.77% +1.56%
10th Percentile £303 £139 £102
90th Percentile £500 £438 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.75% -6.56% +17.31%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £23.75 £35.00 £16.38
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in Northern Ireland

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in Northern Ireland

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 18 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
County Antrim -58 1 - -
Network Design
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco