The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Design Engineer role 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 Design Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design Engineer
Rank 99 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.13% 0.59% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £425 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £370 £380
% change year-on-year
-7.43% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - -
Network Design Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1498 1291 1107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.90% 94.65% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 863 734
Average daily rate £408 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 36
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Network Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Design Engineer in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Network Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Network Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Network Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Network Design Engineer in their job title 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 with Network Design Engineer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Network Design
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Palo Alto
3 4 (66.67%) Riverbed
3 4 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
3 4 (66.67%) Meraki
4 3 (50.00%) F5
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) WLAN
4 3 (50.00%) CCDP
4 3 (50.00%) OSPF
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) VRRP
5 2 (33.33%) PKI
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) IPv4
5 2 (33.33%) CCIE
5 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion

Network Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Network Design Engineer in their job title 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 with Network Design Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) WLAN
3 2 (33.33%) HSRP
3 2 (33.33%) IPv4
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VRRP
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) DMZ
4 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) DataPower
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Network Design
2 4 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCDP
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) vCloud
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (16.67%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (16.67%) OPNET
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Palo Alto
3 4 (66.67%) Meraki
3 4 (66.67%) Riverbed
4 3 (50.00%) F5
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
6 1 (16.67%) BMC
6 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 1 (16.67%) IBM
6 1 (16.67%) Motorola
6 1 (16.67%) Splunk
6 1 (16.67%) TippingPoint
6 1 (16.67%) VMware