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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 82 92 104
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Contract jobs citing Network Design 21 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.25% 0.27% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 0.34% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
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£325 £343 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% -14.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £43.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+16.27% +54.95%
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
1263 1170 1370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 74.96% 78.63% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 668 730
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 36
Average hourly rate £14.87 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.93% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £14.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 October 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 +14 20 £325 -5.10% 1
Wakefield - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Knottingley - - - -
Network Design
Yorkshire

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 22 (73.33%) Cisco
2 20 (66.67%) CCNP
2 20 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (63.33%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (60.00%) CCDP
4 18 (60.00%) WLAN
5 17 (56.67%) HP
5 17 (56.67%) BMC
5 17 (56.67%) TippingPoint
6 13 (43.33%) BGP
7 10 (33.33%) Retail
8 9 (30.00%) EIGRP
8 9 (30.00%) Lisp
8 9 (30.00%) F5
8 9 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (26.67%) DMZ
9 8 (26.67%) Firewall
10 7 (23.33%) OPNET
10 7 (23.33%) Blue Coat
10 7 (23.33%) Motorola
10 7 (23.33%) QA
11 6 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (20.00%) DMVPN
11 6 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (20.00%) DNS
12 5 (16.67%) Ethernet
12 5 (16.67%) Juniper
13 4 (13.33%) MPLS
13 4 (13.33%) OSPF
13 4 (13.33%) JNCIP

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (10.00%) Apache
1 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (10.00%) nginx
1 3 (10.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco ASA
2 18 (60.00%) WLAN
3 13 (43.33%) BGP
4 9 (30.00%) EIGRP
4 9 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (26.67%) Firewall
5 8 (26.67%) DMZ
6 6 (20.00%) DNS
6 6 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (20.00%) DMVPN
7 5 (16.67%) Ethernet
8 4 (13.33%) WAN
8 4 (13.33%) MPLS
8 4 (13.33%) OSPF
8 4 (13.33%) VPLS
8 4 (13.33%) LAN
9 3 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (10.00%) Network Security
10 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) MySQL
1 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (10.00%) SimpleDB
1 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (10.00%) Redis
1 3 (10.00%) Couchbase
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Network Engineer
2 14 (46.67%) Design Engineer
3 10 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Architect
5 4 (13.33%) IP Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Network Design Specialist
6 3 (10.00%) Network Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Network Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Network Operations Team Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Operations Team Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Network Team Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (10.00%) TDD
1 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (10.00%) Kanban
1 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (10.00%) DevOps
2 2 (6.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (3.33%) Release Management
3 1 (3.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (3.33%) Logistics
3 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.33%) High Availability
3 1 (3.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Lisp
2 3 (10.00%) Ruby
2 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (10.00%) Python
2 3 (10.00%) C++
2 3 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) CCNP
1 20 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (60.00%) CCDP
3 4 (13.33%) JNCIP
3 4 (13.33%) JNCIE
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) OPNET
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (10.00%) HAProxy
3 3 (10.00%) Salt
3 3 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Cisco
2 17 (56.67%) HP
2 17 (56.67%) BMC
2 17 (56.67%) TippingPoint
3 9 (30.00%) F5
4 7 (23.33%) Motorola
4 7 (23.33%) Blue Coat
5 5 (16.67%) Juniper
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.33%) VMware