The table below looks at the statistics for Network Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 85 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 14 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.03% - 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Average daily rate
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£123 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £14.25 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+131.57% -61.74%
Network Architecture
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1132 985 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.42% 80.94% 75.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 699 323
Average daily rate £375 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 12
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £12.63 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Network Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Architecture across the Leeds region.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Network Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architecture across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Network Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture across the Leeds region.

Network Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Network Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Architecture.

1 13 (86.67%) 3G
1 13 (86.67%) 2G
2 9 (60.00%) SLA
2 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (53.33%) HSPA
3 8 (53.33%) Amdocs
3 8 (53.33%) GPRS
4 7 (46.67%) GSM
4 7 (46.67%) UMTS
4 7 (46.67%) LTE
4 7 (46.67%) Change Management
4 7 (46.67%) Fault Management
5 6 (40.00%) 4G
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) HNC
6 5 (33.33%) SMS
6 5 (33.33%) Remedy
6 5 (33.33%) RTP
6 5 (33.33%) SS7
6 5 (33.33%) ISUP
6 5 (33.33%) SCCP
6 5 (33.33%) Statistics
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
6 5 (33.33%) MGW
7 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) Mapinfo
7 2 (13.33%) SQL

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Network Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) 3G
1 13 (86.67%) 2G
2 8 (53.33%) HSPA
2 8 (53.33%) GPRS
3 7 (46.67%) GSM
3 7 (46.67%) UMTS
3 7 (46.67%) LTE
4 6 (40.00%) 4G
5 5 (33.33%) SMS
5 5 (33.33%) RTP
5 5 (33.33%) SS7
5 5 (33.33%) ISUP
5 5 (33.33%) SCCP
5 5 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
5 5 (33.33%) MGW
6 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MS Access
General
1 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Change Management
1 7 (46.67%) Fault Management
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) HNC
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Netcool
1 1 (6.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Amdocs
2 5 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Mapinfo
4 1 (6.67%) Ericsson
4 1 (6.67%) Actix
4 1 (6.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks