The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 55 69
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.32% 0.18% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.23% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +1.17% +8.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £43.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -23.25% +10.25%  

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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 529 430 715
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.88% 78.04% 82.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 302 491
Median daily rate £380 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +10.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £276 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 21 28
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +135.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.88 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £72.50 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in Wales

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design in Wales

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -5 1 - -
Network Design
UK

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

1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) HNC
2 1 (33.33%) DNA
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Installations Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (33.33%) DNA
1 1 (33.33%) DoDAF
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) eTOM
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) HNC
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed