The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 122 138
Rank change year-on-year +11 +16  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 9 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.45% 0.85% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.98% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 10
Median daily rate £430 £500 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +20.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £350 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £900 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £385
% change year-on-year +1.17% +10.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £43.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -23.25% +10.25%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1705 2446 2463
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.49% 86.68% 83.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1120 1705 1719
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 37 56
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.90 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.31% +1.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.76 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £26.90 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in Yorkshire

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Design in Yorkshire

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design in Yorkshire

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire +7 6 £430 -21.81% 1
South Yorkshire +10 3 £490 +53.12%
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (43.75%) F5
3 6 (37.50%) High Availability
3 6 (37.50%) Migration
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
4 5 (31.25%) CCNP
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
5 4 (25.00%) DevOps
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (25.00%) IaaS
5 4 (25.00%) SaaS
5 4 (25.00%) PaaS
5 4 (25.00%) Puppet
5 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) WAN
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) OOP
6 3 (18.75%) Python
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) Mainframe
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
6 3 (18.75%) DWDM

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) IaaS
2 4 (25.00%) PaaS
2 4 (25.00%) SaaS
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) BGP
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (18.75%) DWDM
3 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
3 3 (18.75%) MPLS
3 3 (18.75%) VLAN
4 1 (6.25%) IPsec
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) SSL
4 1 (6.25%) TACACS
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Big Data
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (25.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (18.75%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) iPad
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) High Availability
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps
2 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
3 3 (18.75%) OOP
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) IT Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (12.50%) SIEM
4 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
1 3 (18.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CCNP
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) AWS Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCDP
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) CISM
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) F5
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) BT
6 2 (12.50%) CyberArk
6 2 (12.50%) Imperva
6 2 (12.50%) Qualys
6 2 (12.50%) Splunk
7 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.25%) Juniper
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) Red Hat