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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 82 74 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Network Design 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.38% 0.10% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.13% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£313 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £332 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.61% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £102.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-78.04% +220.31%
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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
884 780 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.00% 80.75% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 476 328
Average daily rate £375 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £27.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 16 (72.73%) Cisco
2 14 (63.64%) CCNP
2 14 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (59.09%) CCDP
3 13 (59.09%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (54.55%) BGP
5 10 (45.45%) WLAN
6 9 (40.91%) Firewall
6 9 (40.91%) HP
6 9 (40.91%) BMC
6 9 (40.91%) TippingPoint
7 8 (36.36%) EIGRP
8 7 (31.82%) DNS
9 6 (27.27%) Lisp
9 6 (27.27%) MPLS
9 6 (27.27%) OSPF
9 6 (27.27%) Retail
9 6 (27.27%) QA
9 6 (27.27%) F5
9 6 (27.27%) DMVPN
9 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (22.73%) VPLS
10 5 (22.73%) DMZ
10 5 (22.73%) Motorola
10 5 (22.73%) LAN
10 5 (22.73%) Linux
11 4 (18.18%) WAN
11 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
11 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
11 4 (18.18%) CCNA

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (13.64%) Node.js
1 3 (13.64%) nginx
1 3 (13.64%) Apache
1 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Route 53
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon S3
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (54.55%) BGP
3 10 (45.45%) WLAN
4 9 (40.91%) Firewall
5 8 (36.36%) EIGRP
6 7 (31.82%) DNS
7 6 (27.27%) MPLS
7 6 (27.27%) OSPF
7 6 (27.27%) DMVPN
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (22.73%) VPLS
8 5 (22.73%) DMZ
8 5 (22.73%) LAN
9 4 (18.18%) WAN
9 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
9 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 4 (18.18%) SSL
9 4 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (13.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
1 3 (13.64%) Couchbase
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (13.64%) Redis
1 3 (13.64%) SimpleDB
1 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
1 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
1 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (27.27%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Network Engineer
2 11 (50.00%) Design Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Architect
5 3 (13.64%) IP Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.55%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 3 (13.64%) DevOps
2 3 (13.64%) Kanban
2 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
2 3 (13.64%) TDD
2 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) BCP
3 2 (9.09%) Security Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.09%) Change Control
3 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.55%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Lisp
2 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
2 3 (13.64%) Ruby
2 3 (13.64%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) C++
2 3 (13.64%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) CCNP
1 14 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (59.09%) CCDP
3 4 (18.18%) CCNA
3 4 (18.18%) JNCIP
3 4 (18.18%) JNCIE
4 2 (9.09%) MCSE
4 2 (9.09%) MCSA
4 2 (9.09%) CCDA
4 2 (9.09%) CISSP
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) CCSA
4 2 (9.09%) CCSE
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (9.09%) VCP5
4 2 (9.09%) VCAP
5 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) OPNET
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (13.64%) Salt
2 3 (13.64%) HAProxy
2 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (13.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) HP
2 9 (40.91%) BMC
2 9 (40.91%) TippingPoint
3 6 (27.27%) F5
4 5 (22.73%) Motorola
5 4 (18.18%) Juniper
5 4 (18.18%) Blue Coat
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle
7 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 2 (9.09%) VMware
8 1 (4.55%) Remedy
8 1 (4.55%) Microsoft