The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 28 June 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 54 62
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.19% 0.21% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.27% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -26.66% +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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 459 374 484
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 86.44% 79.07% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 267 373
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 17 18
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.70 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £72.50 £16.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) HNC
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Installations Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) HNC
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Riverbed