Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 25 July 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 63 63
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -19
Contract jobs citing Network Design 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.48% 0.51% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.63% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Oxford median daily rate £350 £600 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +60.00% -6.25%
Oxfordshire median daily rate £350 £600 £375
% change year-on-year -41.67% +60.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 523 475 617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 83.95% 80.78% 85.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 356 500
Oxford median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +21.21%
10th Percentile £255 £213 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
Oxfordshire median daily rate £439 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.69% - +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 16
Oxford median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +19.30% +1.79%
10th Percentile £12.08 £13.24 £8.25
90th Percentile £77.50 £48.75 £31.25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +42.86%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in Oxford

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in Oxford

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Meraki
3 1 (33.33%) WAN

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Meraki