The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 67 81 85
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Contract jobs citing Network Design 9 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.85% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
846 688 809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.51% 75.85% 72.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 375 481
Average daily rate £340 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.47% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £29.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Network Design
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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
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 29 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) CCNP
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) WLAN
2 7 (77.78%) BMC
2 7 (77.78%) TippingPoint
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (66.67%) CCDP
4 4 (44.44%) Retail
5 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 3 (33.33%) OPNET
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (33.33%) F5
5 3 (33.33%) Lisp
5 3 (33.33%) DMZ
5 3 (33.33%) BGP
5 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 2 (22.22%) Motorola
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (22.22%) DMVPN
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
7 1 (11.11%) Network Security
7 1 (11.11%) LAN
7 1 (11.11%) Juniper
7 1 (11.11%) Firewall

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) WLAN
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (33.33%) DMZ
2 3 (33.33%) BGP
2 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) DMVPN
3 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Network Design Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Design Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Network Operations Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Team Leader
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCNP
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCDP
3 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) OPNET
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) BMC
2 7 (77.78%) TippingPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 3 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Motorola
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper