The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 3 months to 29 June 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 106 105
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 6 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.41% 1.08% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 1.24% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 31 10
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £900 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.22% +116.86%  
10th Percentile £420 £363 £322
90th Percentile £529 £1,000 £428
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £683 £415
% change year-on-year -36.99% +64.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1262 1779 1825
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.62% 87.42% 86.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3265 4831 5282
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +19.38%  
10th Percentile £305 £310 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £365
% change year-on-year -1.17% +16.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 27 68
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £10.59 £14.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.94% -58.57%  
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.20 £12.17
90th Percentile £22.50 £180.00 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £17.69 £17.25
% change year-on-year -13.78% +2.53%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in West Yorkshire

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in West Yorkshire

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Design in West Yorkshire

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +4 6 £430 -21.81% 1
Network Design
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 5 (45.45%) CCNP
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (45.45%) F5
2 4 (36.36%) High Availability
2 4 (36.36%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) OOP
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
3 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) DWDM
3 3 (27.27%) MPLS
3 3 (27.27%) BGP
3 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) BT
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) VLAN

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