The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 107 111 114
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Network Design 22 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.84% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.41% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 2
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£325 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £455 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £495 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £353 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.00
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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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2007 1713 1713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 76.69% 74.58% 72.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1346 1032 856
Average daily rate £375 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 49 72
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.31 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Network Design
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Network Design Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
West Yorkshire -3 17 £325 -31.57%
South Yorkshire - 5 £413 -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 25 (65.79%) Cisco
2 19 (50.00%) CCDP
2 19 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (47.37%) CCNP
3 18 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (39.47%) HP
4 15 (39.47%) BGP
4 15 (39.47%) WLAN
5 14 (36.84%) BMC
5 14 (36.84%) TippingPoint
6 13 (34.21%) DNS
7 12 (31.58%) LAN
7 12 (31.58%) Firewall
8 10 (26.32%) EIGRP
9 9 (23.68%) MPLS
9 9 (23.68%) WAN
9 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
9 9 (23.68%) F5
10 8 (21.05%) DMVPN
10 8 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (21.05%) Retail
10 8 (21.05%) Logistics
10 8 (21.05%) Lisp
11 7 (18.42%) Motorola
11 7 (18.42%) OSPF
11 7 (18.42%) DMZ
11 7 (18.42%) Manufacturing
11 7 (18.42%) QA
11 7 (18.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (15.79%) Cisco CUCM

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) nginx
2 3 (7.89%) Quickr
2 3 (7.89%) Node.js
2 3 (7.89%) IBM Notes
2 3 (7.89%) Apache
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Project
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon S3
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
1 3 (7.89%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (39.47%) WLAN
2 15 (39.47%) BGP
3 13 (34.21%) DNS
4 12 (31.58%) LAN
4 12 (31.58%) Firewall
5 10 (26.32%) EIGRP
6 9 (23.68%) MPLS
6 9 (23.68%) WAN
7 8 (21.05%) DMVPN
7 8 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (18.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 7 (18.42%) OSPF
8 7 (18.42%) DMZ
9 6 (15.79%) VPLS
10 5 (13.16%) Ethernet
10 5 (13.16%) SNMP
11 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
11 4 (10.53%) SSL
11 4 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MySQL
1 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
1 3 (7.89%) SimpleDB
1 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
1 3 (7.89%) Redis
1 3 (7.89%) Couchbase
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
2 8 (21.05%) Retail
3 7 (18.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Design Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Network Design Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Architect
5 4 (10.53%) IP Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Network Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Network Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Network Design Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Coordinator
8 1 (2.63%) Network Design Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Project Coordinator
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) FMCG
2 3 (7.89%) iSeries
2 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Logistics
2 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
3 5 (13.16%) Project Management
4 3 (7.89%) TDD
4 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.89%) Kanban
4 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
4 3 (7.89%) DevOps
5 2 (5.26%) Security Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL
5 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.26%) BCP
5 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.63%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) Lisp
2 4 (10.53%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) Python
3 3 (7.89%) C++
3 3 (7.89%) Ruby
3 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.89%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (50.00%) CCDP
2 18 (47.37%) CCNP
3 4 (10.53%) CCNA
3 4 (10.53%) JNCIP
3 4 (10.53%) JNCIE
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 2 (5.26%) VCAP
4 2 (5.26%) VCP5
4 2 (5.26%) CISSP
4 2 (5.26%) CCDA
4 2 (5.26%) MCSE
4 2 (5.26%) MCSA
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.26%) CCSA
4 2 (5.26%) CCSE
4 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) Terminal Server
3 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (15.79%) OPNET
2 3 (7.89%) Puppet
2 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.89%) HAProxy
2 3 (7.89%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Cisco
2 15 (39.47%) HP
3 14 (36.84%) BMC
3 14 (36.84%) TippingPoint
4 9 (23.68%) F5
5 7 (18.42%) Motorola
6 6 (15.79%) Blue Coat
7 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
7 5 (13.16%) Juniper
8 3 (7.89%) Oracle
8 3 (7.89%) Lotus
8 3 (7.89%) Citrix
8 3 (7.89%) IBM
8 3 (7.89%) VMware
9 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL