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 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 34 38
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.35% 1.19% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 1.50% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £373
% change year-on-year - +14.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +44.44% +15.38%  

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 228 200 328
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 80.00% 79.05% 87.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 154 261
Median daily rate £478 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.35% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 10
Median hourly rate £55.00 £24.40 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.40% -18.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 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 April 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) SOA
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) Unix
3 5 (55.56%) Back Office
3 5 (55.56%) SaaS
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) Perl
4 4 (44.44%) PHP
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 2 (22.22%) Time Management
6 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
7 1 (11.11%) OO
7 1 (11.11%) VPN
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (55.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
General
1 5 (55.56%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Architect
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Architect
3 3 (33.33%) AWS Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Migration Architect
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Architect
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
5 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (11.11%) Java Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Mac Technician
5 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) SaaS Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Support Officer
5 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Unix
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
1 6 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Perl
2 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft