The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 85 97 93
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing Network Design 16 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.94% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
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£325 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.02% -3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +50.94%
Network Design
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1314 1242 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.89% 77.82% 74.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 747 647
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 31
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Network Design
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Network Design Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +3 15 £325 +30.00% 3
Wakefield - - - -
Network Design
Yorkshire

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 23 (74.19%) Cisco
2 21 (67.74%) CCNP
2 21 (67.74%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (64.52%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (61.29%) CCDP
5 18 (58.06%) WLAN
6 17 (54.84%) HP
6 17 (54.84%) BMC
6 17 (54.84%) TippingPoint
7 14 (45.16%) BGP
8 10 (32.26%) EIGRP
8 10 (32.26%) Retail
9 9 (29.03%) Firewall
9 9 (29.03%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (29.03%) F5
9 9 (29.03%) Lisp
10 8 (25.81%) DMZ
11 7 (22.58%) Motorola
11 7 (22.58%) DNS
11 7 (22.58%) DMVPN
11 7 (22.58%) OPNET
11 7 (22.58%) Blue Coat
11 7 (22.58%) QA
12 6 (19.35%) Cisco CUCM
12 6 (19.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 5 (16.13%) VPLS
13 5 (16.13%) WAN
13 5 (16.13%) LAN
13 5 (16.13%) Ethernet
13 5 (16.13%) Juniper

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (9.68%) Apache
1 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
1 3 (9.68%) nginx
1 3 (9.68%) Node.js
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.68%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) Cisco ASA
2 18 (58.06%) WLAN
3 14 (45.16%) BGP
4 10 (32.26%) EIGRP
5 9 (29.03%) Firewall
5 9 (29.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (25.81%) DMZ
7 7 (22.58%) DNS
7 7 (22.58%) DMVPN
8 6 (19.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (16.13%) VPLS
9 5 (16.13%) LAN
9 5 (16.13%) WAN
9 5 (16.13%) Ethernet
9 5 (16.13%) MPLS
9 5 (16.13%) OSPF
10 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
10 3 (9.68%) SSL
10 3 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (9.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
1 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
1 3 (9.68%) SimpleDB
1 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
1 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
1 3 (9.68%) Redis
1 3 (9.68%) Couchbase
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (32.26%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Network Engineer
2 14 (45.16%) Design Engineer
3 10 (32.26%) Network Design Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Architect
5 4 (12.90%) IP Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Network Design Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Network Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Network Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Network Operations Team Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Operations Team Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Network Team Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
2 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
2 3 (9.68%) TDD
2 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (9.68%) Kanban
2 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
2 3 (9.68%) DevOps
3 2 (6.45%) Security Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.23%) Refactoring
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.23%) BCP
4 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Release Management
4 1 (3.23%) Pair Programming
4 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.23%) Logistics
4 1 (3.23%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) Lisp
2 3 (9.68%) Ruby
2 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
2 3 (9.68%) Python
2 3 (9.68%) C++
2 3 (9.68%) PHP
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) CCNP
1 21 (67.74%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (61.29%) CCDP
3 4 (12.90%) JNCIP
3 4 (12.90%) JNCIE
4 3 (9.68%) CCNA
5 2 (6.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) VCAP
6 1 (3.23%) VCP5
6 1 (3.23%) CISSP
6 1 (3.23%) CCDA
6 1 (3.23%) MCSE
6 1 (3.23%) MCSA
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.23%) CCSA
6 1 (3.23%) CCSE
6 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) OPNET
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.68%) HAProxy
3 3 (9.68%) Salt
3 3 (9.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco
2 17 (54.84%) HP
2 17 (54.84%) BMC
2 17 (54.84%) TippingPoint
3 9 (29.03%) F5
4 7 (22.58%) Blue Coat
4 7 (22.58%) Motorola
5 5 (16.13%) Juniper
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle
7 2 (6.45%) VMware
8 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL
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