The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design 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 Design over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 100 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Network Design 6 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.38% 1.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 0
Average daily rate £408 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +14.70%
Network Design
West Yorkshire

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
1332 1150 952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.38% 85.95% 82.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 957 784 642
Average daily rate £425 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 14
Average hourly rate £12.10 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.60 £15.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.07 £35.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Network Design
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Network Design Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Network Design 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 Design.

1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) LAN
2 7 (41.18%) CCNP
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) WAN
4 5 (29.41%) HP
4 5 (29.41%) OSPF
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) Palo Alto
5 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (23.53%) Riverbed
5 4 (23.53%) WAN Optimisation
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (23.53%) Meraki
5 4 (23.53%) IP Telephony
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) Citrix
5 4 (23.53%) CCDP
5 4 (23.53%) VPN
5 4 (23.53%) WLAN
6 3 (17.65%) DNS
6 3 (17.65%) IPv4
6 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (17.65%) BGP
6 3 (17.65%) F5
7 2 (11.76%) Confluence

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Network Design 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 Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) LAN
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) OSPF
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (23.53%) IP Telephony
4 4 (23.53%) VPN
4 4 (23.53%) WLAN
5 3 (17.65%) BGP
5 3 (17.65%) DNS
5 3 (17.65%) IPv4
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (11.76%) DMZ
6 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
6 2 (11.76%) HSRP
6 2 (11.76%) MPLS
6 2 (11.76%) VRRP
6 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (11.76%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Design Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Implementation Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Network Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IP Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IP Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Server Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) PKI
3 1 (5.88%) DataPower
3 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
1 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (23.53%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
2 2 (11.76%) Scrum
2 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
2 2 (11.76%) UML
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Network Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Planning
3 1 (5.88%) OpenUP
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CCNP
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCDP
3 2 (11.76%) CCIE
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) NFS
2 1 (5.88%) vCloud
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (5.88%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (5.88%) OPNET
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) HP
3 5 (29.41%) Palo Alto
4 4 (23.53%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) Meraki
4 4 (23.53%) Riverbed
5 3 (17.65%) F5
6 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
6 2 (11.76%) VMware
7 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.88%) BMC
7 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.88%) IBM
7 1 (5.88%) Motorola
7 1 (5.88%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) SAP
7 1 (5.88%) Splunk
7 1 (5.88%) TippingPoint