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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 99 64 78
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +14
Contract jobs citing Network Design 5 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.31% 1.05% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 1.27% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate
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£415 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £35.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+19.60% -11.25%
Network Design
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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
1371 868 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.85% 82.59% 78.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1014 594 382
Average daily rate £375 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 15 24
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -65.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.76 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 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 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (50.00%) CCNP
4 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 9 (45.00%) BGP
5 8 (40.00%) Internet
6 7 (35.00%) CCDP
6 7 (35.00%) Linux
6 7 (35.00%) Apache
6 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
6 7 (35.00%) MySQL
6 7 (35.00%) Oracle
6 7 (35.00%) Web Services
6 7 (35.00%) UNIX
6 7 (35.00%) RDBMS
6 7 (35.00%) POSIX
6 7 (35.00%) Performance Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Security Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (35.00%) TDD
6 7 (35.00%) Service Management
6 7 (35.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
6 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (35.00%) EIGRP
6 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (35.00%) nginx
6 7 (35.00%) SimpleDB

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (35.00%) Apache
1 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (35.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon S3
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (35.00%) Route 53
1 7 (35.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) BGP
2 8 (40.00%) Internet
3 7 (35.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (35.00%) EIGRP
4 6 (30.00%) WLAN
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (25.00%) DMZ
5 5 (25.00%) DMVPN
6 3 (15.00%) MPLS
7 2 (10.00%) OSPF
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (10.00%) Network Security
7 2 (10.00%) Junos
7 2 (10.00%) LAN
7 2 (10.00%) WAN
7 2 (10.00%) RSVP
8 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
1 7 (35.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (35.00%) SimpleDB
1 7 (35.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
1 7 (35.00%) Redis
1 7 (35.00%) Couchbase
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon RDS
1 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Design Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Network Design Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
1 7 (35.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) NHS
1 1 (5.00%) Replication
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) TDD
1 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (35.00%) Performance Testing
1 7 (35.00%) Security Testing
1 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (35.00%) Kanban
1 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (35.00%) Service Management
1 7 (35.00%) DevOps
2 2 (10.00%) Change Control
2 2 (10.00%) Change Management
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Python
1 6 (30.00%) Lisp
1 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (50.00%) CCNP
3 7 (35.00%) CCDP
4 3 (15.00%) CCIE
4 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) BC Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) CCNA
5 2 (10.00%) JNCIP
5 2 (10.00%) JNCIE
6 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (35.00%) HAProxy
1 7 (35.00%) Ansible
1 7 (35.00%) Salt
1 7 (35.00%) Puppet
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (25.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) hybris
3 6 (30.00%) F5
3 6 (30.00%) TippingPoint
3 6 (30.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 5 (25.00%) BMC
4 5 (25.00%) Motorola
5 2 (10.00%) Remedy
5 2 (10.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft