Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Network Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Design over the 6 months to 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Design
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 133 133
Rank change year-on-year +18 0 -23
Contract jobs citing Network Design 11 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.51% 0.77% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.88% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 15
Leeds median daily rate £430 £500 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +21.95% +17.14%
10th Percentile £423 £353 £313
90th Percentile £634 £693 £423
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £700 £400
% change year-on-year -38.57% +75.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Network Design is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1879 2627 2567
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 87.80% 88.10% 86.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1313 1851 1819
Leeds median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £247
90th Percentile £550 £575 £510
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £356
% change year-on-year - +12.36% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 43
Leeds median hourly rate £15.86 £12.10 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.07% -21.94% +0.81%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.20 £8.53
90th Percentile £39.50 £19.71 £37.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.43 £13.50 £17.11
% change year-on-year -0.52% -21.10% +12.20%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Network Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in Leeds

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in Leeds

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Design in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 6 (54.55%) CCNP
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (45.45%) Puppet
2 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
3 4 (36.36%) F5
3 4 (36.36%) High Availability
4 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
4 3 (27.27%) SaaS
4 3 (27.27%) PaaS
4 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (27.27%) IaaS
4 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
4 3 (27.27%) DWDM
4 3 (27.27%) MPLS
4 3 (27.27%) BGP
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) OOP
4 3 (27.27%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Confluence
1 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) IaaS
2 3 (27.27%) PaaS
2 3 (27.27%) SaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) BGP
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (27.27%) DWDM
2 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) MPLS
2 3 (27.27%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) IPsec
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) AWS DevOps
1 5 (45.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) AWS Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) High Availability
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 3 (27.27%) OOP
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Kanban
4 2 (18.18%) Line Management
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
1 3 (27.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CCNP
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) AWS Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCDP
2 2 (18.18%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) CISM
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) F5
2 3 (27.27%) BT
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) CyberArk
4 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 1 (9.09%) Imperva
4 1 (9.09%) Qualys
4 1 (9.09%) Splunk