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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 90 109 101
Rank change year-on-year +19 -8  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 5 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.37% 0.21% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.25% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £700 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.00% +15.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £438 £350
% change year-on-year -10.57% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +4.44% +21.62%  

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 1132 1604 1575
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 84.86% 82.85% 85.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 1123 1008
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 40
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £9.12 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £21.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Network Design as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
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 27 March 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 +15 4 £700 +45.45% 2
Network Design
Yorkshire

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (50.00%) F5
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) High Availability
3 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
4 4 (28.57%) Puppet
4 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) TACACS
5 3 (21.43%) DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
6 2 (14.29%) NX-OS
6 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (14.29%) FCoE
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Nokia
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (14.29%) MPLS

Network Design
Top Related 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 (7.14%) Site Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) IaaS
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
3 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (21.43%) TACACS
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (14.29%) FCoE
5 2 (14.29%) MPLS
5 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 2 (14.29%) NX-OS
6 1 (7.14%) BGP
6 1 (7.14%) DWDM
6 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
6 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
6 1 (7.14%) VLAN
6 1 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) WAN
6 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Network Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Network Design Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) CAD Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Web Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 5 (35.71%) High Availability
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) OOP
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (7.14%) Service Design
6 1 (7.14%) SIEM
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 4 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNP
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CCIE
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) F5
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Brocade
5 2 (14.29%) Nokia
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) BT
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) CyberArk
6 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.14%) Imperva
6 1 (7.14%) Juniper
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Qualys
6 1 (7.14%) Splunk