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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 118 113 106
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Network Design 11 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.43% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.30% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
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£370 £475 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.10% +33.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £455 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £495 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-51.08% +2.22%
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
1985 1675 1510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.33% 73.05% 71.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1332 995 746
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 39 62
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.40 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015. 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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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
West Yorkshire -8 10 £354 -25.52% 4
North Yorkshire - - - -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 24 (77.42%) Cisco
2 20 (64.52%) CCNP
2 20 (64.52%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (54.84%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (54.84%) CCDP
4 15 (48.39%) BGP
5 14 (45.16%) WLAN
6 13 (41.94%) EIGRP
6 13 (41.94%) HP
6 13 (41.94%) TippingPoint
7 12 (38.71%) BMC
8 11 (35.48%) LAN
9 10 (32.26%) Lisp
9 10 (32.26%) F5
9 10 (32.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (29.03%) DMVPN
10 9 (29.03%) Retail
11 8 (25.81%) Motorola
11 8 (25.81%) DMZ
11 8 (25.81%) WAN
11 8 (25.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (22.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 7 (22.58%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (22.58%) Windows
12 7 (22.58%) Blue Coat
12 7 (22.58%) OPNET
12 7 (22.58%) Firewall
13 6 (19.35%) Logistics
13 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
13 6 (19.35%) DNS

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) nginx
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) IBM Notes
3 2 (6.45%) Quickr
3 2 (6.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
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
2 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (48.39%) BGP
3 14 (45.16%) WLAN
4 13 (41.94%) EIGRP
5 11 (35.48%) LAN
6 10 (32.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (29.03%) DMVPN
8 8 (25.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 8 (25.81%) WAN
8 8 (25.81%) DMZ
9 7 (22.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 7 (22.58%) Firewall
10 6 (19.35%) DNS
11 5 (16.13%) MPLS
12 4 (12.90%) OSPF
12 4 (12.90%) Internet
13 3 (9.68%) Network Security
13 3 (9.68%) SSL
13 3 (9.68%) SNMP
13 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
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 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (29.03%) Retail
2 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
3 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Network Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) Design Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) FMCG
2 2 (6.45%) iSeries
2 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (6.45%) Mac OS
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Logistics
2 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
2 4 (12.90%) Project Management
3 3 (9.68%) TDD
3 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.68%) Kanban
3 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
3 3 (9.68%) DevOps
4 2 (6.45%) Security Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Change Control
4 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.45%) BCP
4 2 (6.45%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Lisp
2 2 (6.45%) Ruby
2 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.45%) C++
2 2 (6.45%) PHP
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (64.52%) CCNP
2 17 (54.84%) CCDP
3 5 (16.13%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) CCDA
4 2 (6.45%) MCSE
4 2 (6.45%) MCSA
4 2 (6.45%) CCIE
4 2 (6.45%) CISSP
4 2 (6.45%) BC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.45%) CCSA
4 2 (6.45%) CCSE
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.45%) JNCIP
4 2 (6.45%) JNCIE
4 2 (6.45%) VCAP
4 2 (6.45%) VCP5
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Terminal Server
2 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (22.58%) OPNET
2 3 (9.68%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) Salt
2 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.68%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) Cisco
2 13 (41.94%) HP
2 13 (41.94%) TippingPoint
3 12 (38.71%) BMC
4 10 (32.26%) F5
5 8 (25.81%) Motorola
6 7 (22.58%) Blue Coat
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle
7 3 (9.68%) VMware
7 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.45%) Remedy
8 2 (6.45%) Lotus
8 2 (6.45%) Citrix
8 2 (6.45%) Juniper
8 2 (6.45%) IBM
8 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL
9 1 (3.23%) hybris