Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 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 > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 150 168
Rank change year-on-year -17 +18 +10
Contract jobs citing Network Design 20 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.40% 0.83% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.99% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 43 18
Scotland median daily rate £313 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.88% +4.58% -8.93%
10th Percentile £210 £320 £220
90th Percentile £488 £445 £435
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year - +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate £47.50 - £43.00
UK median hourly rate £46.25 £48.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.65% +20.00% -23.81%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4247 3622 5073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.22% 83.57% 82.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2125 2649
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 102
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in Scotland

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in Scotland

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Design in Scotland

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design in Scotland

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 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
Edinburgh -5 11 £220 -50.84% 1
Aberdeen -5 4 £375 -
Glasgow -12 2 - -
Falkirk - 2 £316 -
Stirling - 1 £300 -
Network Design
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
3 12 (60.00%) LAN
3 12 (60.00%) WAN
4 10 (50.00%) HP
4 10 (50.00%) Wireless
5 7 (35.00%) CCNP
6 6 (30.00%) CCNA
6 6 (30.00%) Finance
6 6 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (25.00%) Fortinet
7 5 (25.00%) Juniper
7 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle
8 4 (20.00%) Windows
8 4 (20.00%) CCIE
8 4 (20.00%) Internet
8 4 (20.00%) Degree
8 4 (20.00%) Network Security
8 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
8 4 (20.00%) Riverbed
8 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (20.00%) F5
8 4 (20.00%) Aruba
9 3 (15.00%) FortiGate
9 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (15.00%) Hadoop

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (15.00%) SAS
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) Datadog
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) LAN
2 12 (60.00%) WAN
3 10 (50.00%) Wireless
4 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 4 (20.00%) Internet
4 4 (20.00%) Network Security
5 3 (15.00%) BGP
5 3 (15.00%) DHCP
5 3 (15.00%) DNS
5 3 (15.00%) IPv6
5 3 (15.00%) OSPF
6 2 (10.00%) DMZ
6 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (10.00%) VoIP
7 1 (5.00%) NAS
7 1 (5.00%) SAN
7 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Data Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Data Migration Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Migration Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Switch Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (5.00%) SAS Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Spring
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (15.00%) ITSM
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Anomaly Detection
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) IT Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Perl
1 3 (15.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCNP
3 6 (30.00%) CCNA
4 4 (20.00%) CCIE
4 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) CCDP
5 3 (15.00%) CCIP
5 3 (15.00%) CCSA
5 3 (15.00%) CCSE
5 3 (15.00%) HP ASE
5 3 (15.00%) HP MASE
5 3 (15.00%) JNCIA
5 3 (15.00%) JNCIE
6 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) GDPR
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
1 1 (5.00%) OpenAM
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Packer
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 5 (25.00%) Juniper
4 4 (20.00%) Aruba
4 4 (20.00%) F5
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) Riverbed
5 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (15.00%) Teradata
6 2 (10.00%) Brocade
6 2 (10.00%) Cloudera
6 2 (10.00%) FireEye
6 2 (10.00%) IBM
6 2 (10.00%) Lancope
6 2 (10.00%) M86 Security
6 2 (10.00%) Rackspace
6 2 (10.00%) Sourcefire
7 1 (5.00%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (5.00%) Synology