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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 105 102 96
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Network Design 11 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.54% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.41% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 2
Average daily rate £435 £325 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.84% -31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £333 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £22.50 £102.50
% change year-on-year
+91.11% -78.04%
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
1669 1475 1208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.14% 83.71% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 1037 736
Average daily rate £400 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £21.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.90 £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £36.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 0 11 £435 +33.84% 3
Network Design
Yorkshire

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) LAN
3 7 (41.18%) WAN
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) CCNP
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 7 (41.18%) Palo Alto
4 6 (35.29%) Meraki
4 6 (35.29%) WAN Optimisation
4 6 (35.29%) Riverbed
4 6 (35.29%) HP
5 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
6 4 (23.53%) Citrix
6 4 (23.53%) CCDP
6 4 (23.53%) VPN
6 4 (23.53%) CCIE
6 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds
6 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (23.53%) IP Telephony
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (23.53%) Migration
6 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (17.65%) Wireless
7 3 (17.65%) PKI
7 3 (17.65%) OSPF
7 3 (17.65%) VRRP
7 3 (17.65%) DNS

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) LAN
2 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (23.53%) IP Telephony
3 4 (23.53%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) DNS
4 3 (17.65%) HSRP
4 3 (17.65%) IPv4
4 3 (17.65%) OSPF
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 3 (17.65%) VRRP
4 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
4 3 (17.65%) WLAN
5 2 (11.76%) MPLS
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Design Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Implementation Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Network Design Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Network Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) PKI
3 1 (5.88%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) WAN Optimisation
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Planning
4 1 (5.88%) OpenUP
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CCNP
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCDP
2 4 (23.53%) CCIE
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) NFS
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) Opsview
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Palo Alto
3 6 (35.29%) HP
3 6 (35.29%) Meraki
3 6 (35.29%) Riverbed
4 4 (23.53%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds
5 3 (17.65%) F5
6 2 (11.76%) VMware
7 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.88%) Juniper
7 1 (5.88%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) Remedy