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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 70 80 79
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Design 16 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.30% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
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£325 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.00
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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
992 771 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 80.52% 79.00% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 474 398
Average daily rate £375 £325 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 21 (72.41%) Cisco
2 19 (65.52%) CCNP
2 19 (65.52%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (65.52%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (62.07%) CCDP
4 16 (55.17%) WLAN
5 15 (51.72%) HP
5 15 (51.72%) BMC
5 15 (51.72%) BGP
5 15 (51.72%) TippingPoint
6 11 (37.93%) Firewall
6 11 (37.93%) EIGRP
7 10 (34.48%) Retail
8 9 (31.03%) F5
8 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (31.03%) Lisp
9 8 (27.59%) DMZ
9 8 (27.59%) DNS
9 8 (27.59%) DMVPN
10 7 (24.14%) QA
10 7 (24.14%) Blue Coat
10 7 (24.14%) Motorola
10 7 (24.14%) OPNET
11 6 (20.69%) MPLS
11 6 (20.69%) OSPF
11 6 (20.69%) LAN
11 6 (20.69%) VPLS
11 6 (20.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (20.69%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (17.24%) WAN

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) Node.js
1 3 (10.34%) nginx
1 3 (10.34%) Apache
1 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon S3
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.34%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (55.17%) WLAN
3 15 (51.72%) BGP
4 11 (37.93%) Firewall
4 11 (37.93%) EIGRP
5 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (27.59%) DMZ
6 8 (27.59%) DNS
6 8 (27.59%) DMVPN
7 6 (20.69%) MPLS
7 6 (20.69%) OSPF
7 6 (20.69%) LAN
7 6 (20.69%) VPLS
7 6 (20.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (17.24%) WAN
8 5 (17.24%) Ethernet
9 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
9 4 (13.79%) SSL
10 3 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (10.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
1 3 (10.34%) SimpleDB
1 3 (10.34%) Redis
1 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
1 3 (10.34%) Couchbase
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (34.48%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Network Engineer
2 12 (41.38%) Design Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Network Design Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Architect
5 4 (13.79%) IP Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Network Specialist
6 3 (10.34%) Network Design Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Python Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.34%) TDD
2 3 (10.34%) Kanban
2 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
2 3 (10.34%) DevOps
2 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
3 2 (6.90%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.90%) BCP
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
3 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
3 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.45%) Pair Programming
4 1 (3.45%) Logistics
4 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Lisp
2 3 (10.34%) Ruby
2 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
2 3 (10.34%) Python
2 3 (10.34%) C++
2 3 (10.34%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) CCNP
1 19 (65.52%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (62.07%) CCDP
3 4 (13.79%) CCNA
3 4 (13.79%) JNCIP
3 4 (13.79%) JNCIE
4 2 (6.90%) CCSA
4 2 (6.90%) CISSP
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.90%) MCSE
4 2 (6.90%) MCSA
4 2 (6.90%) CCDA
4 2 (6.90%) VCP5
4 2 (6.90%) VCAP
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.90%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) OPNET
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (10.34%) Puppet
3 3 (10.34%) HAProxy
3 3 (10.34%) Salt
3 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Cisco
2 15 (51.72%) HP
2 15 (51.72%) BMC
2 15 (51.72%) TippingPoint
3 9 (31.03%) F5
4 7 (24.14%) Blue Coat
4 7 (24.14%) Motorola
5 4 (13.79%) Juniper
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle
7 2 (6.90%) VMware
7 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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