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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 98 110 131
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +21
Contract jobs citing Network Design 20 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.83% 0.44% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.59% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
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£338 £343 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% -19.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £44.60 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £44.60 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +59.28%
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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1805 1696 1991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 75.15% 74.71% 74.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 930 1064
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 78 54
Average hourly rate £15.39 £35.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +105.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.48 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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
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 2 September 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 +13 15 £325 -5.10% 1
South Yorkshire +5 5 £358 -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (47.62%) CCNP
3 10 (47.62%) HP
4 9 (42.86%) BGP
4 9 (42.86%) CCDP
4 9 (42.86%) BMC
4 9 (42.86%) WLAN
4 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (42.86%) TippingPoint
5 7 (33.33%) DNS
6 6 (28.57%) Juniper
6 6 (28.57%) Firewall
6 6 (28.57%) MPLS
7 5 (23.81%) OSPF
7 5 (23.81%) Retail
7 5 (23.81%) F5
8 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (19.05%) QA
8 4 (19.05%) JNCIP
8 4 (19.05%) JNCIE
8 4 (19.05%) VPLS
8 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
8 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
8 4 (19.05%) OPNET
8 4 (19.05%) EIGRP
8 4 (19.05%) Lisp
8 4 (19.05%) DMZ
8 4 (19.05%) WAN

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) nginx
1 1 (4.76%) Quickr
1 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
1 1 (4.76%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) WLAN
1 9 (42.86%) BGP
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (33.33%) DNS
3 6 (28.57%) Firewall
3 6 (28.57%) MPLS
4 5 (23.81%) OSPF
5 4 (19.05%) DMZ
5 4 (19.05%) EIGRP
5 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
5 4 (19.05%) WAN
5 4 (19.05%) VPLS
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (14.29%) DMVPN
6 3 (14.29%) LAN
7 2 (9.52%) SNMP
8 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.76%) SSL
8 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.76%) SimpleDB
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.76%) Redis
1 1 (4.76%) Couchbase
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Network Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Design Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) IP Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Network Design Specialist
5 3 (14.29%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Network Operations Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Operations Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) FMCG
2 1 (4.76%) iSeries
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
1 2 (9.52%) Logistics
2 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
2 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
2 1 (4.76%) Project Management
2 1 (4.76%) TDD
2 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
2 1 (4.76%) Release Management
2 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
2 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (4.76%) Kanban
2 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
2 1 (4.76%) Change Control
2 1 (4.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Lisp
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (47.62%) CCNP
3 9 (42.86%) CCDP
4 4 (19.05%) JNCIP
4 4 (19.05%) JNCIE
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) OPNET
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) HAProxy
3 1 (4.76%) Salt
3 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) HP
3 9 (42.86%) BMC
3 9 (42.86%) TippingPoint
4 6 (28.57%) Juniper
5 5 (23.81%) F5
6 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
7 3 (14.29%) Motorola
8 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
9 1 (4.76%) Lotus
9 1 (4.76%) Oracle
9 1 (4.76%) Citrix
9 1 (4.76%) IBM