The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 180 208 207
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Design 22 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.29% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 9
Average daily rate
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£475 £460 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £403 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £493 £566
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £43.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+16.27% +54.95%
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4547 5580 5608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.56% 76.54% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3496 4115 4176
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 91
Average hourly rate £15.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.80 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Design across the City of London region.

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Design
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Network Design Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the City of London region.

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 21 (63.64%) Cisco
2 18 (54.55%) Firewall
3 14 (42.42%) WAN
4 13 (39.39%) Network Security
5 12 (36.36%) CheckPoint
6 11 (33.33%) LAN
6 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 10 (30.30%) Finance
8 9 (27.27%) OSPF
8 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (27.27%) Network Architecture
9 8 (24.24%) CISSP
9 8 (24.24%) BGP
9 8 (24.24%) Windows
10 7 (21.21%) UNIX
10 7 (21.21%) Internet
11 6 (18.18%) EIGRP
11 6 (18.18%) CCNP
11 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
11 6 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (15.15%) Information Security
12 5 (15.15%) Retail
12 5 (15.15%) ITIL
12 5 (15.15%) Extranet
13 4 (12.12%) CCIE
13 4 (12.12%) CNA
13 4 (12.12%) Novell Certification
13 4 (12.12%) Linux
13 4 (12.12%) SQL
13 4 (12.12%) VPN

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Project
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.06%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) Firewall
2 14 (42.42%) WAN
3 13 (39.39%) Network Security
4 11 (33.33%) LAN
5 9 (27.27%) OSPF
6 8 (24.24%) BGP
7 7 (21.21%) Internet
8 6 (18.18%) EIGRP
8 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 6 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (15.15%) Extranet
10 4 (12.12%) VPN
10 4 (12.12%) ATM
10 4 (12.12%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (9.09%) Multicast
11 3 (9.09%) VLAN
11 3 (9.09%) SAN
12 2 (6.06%) MPLS
12 2 (6.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) DB2
1 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 10 (30.30%) Finance
3 5 (15.15%) Retail
4 4 (12.12%) Multimedia
5 3 (9.09%) Legal
5 3 (9.09%) Banking
6 2 (6.06%) International Banking
6 2 (6.06%) Marketing
7 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Architect
2 8 (24.24%) Network Architect
3 7 (21.21%) Security Architect
4 6 (18.18%) Network Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Security Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Network Security Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Information Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Security Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Network Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Network Security Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Information Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
1 2 (6.06%) JSP
1 2 (6.06%) Servlets
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
1 2 (6.06%) XML
1 2 (6.06%) XSD
1 2 (6.06%) JMS
1 2 (6.06%) JSON
1 2 (6.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.06%) Social Network
2 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) UNIX
3 4 (12.12%) Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Network Architecture
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Information Security
3 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
4 3 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 2 (6.06%) Market Research
5 2 (6.06%) SOA
5 2 (6.06%) Workflow
5 2 (6.06%) Validation
5 2 (6.06%) Cyber Security
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.06%) Change Control
5 2 (6.06%) CRM
5 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) MOF
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.06%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (24.24%) CISSP
3 6 (18.18%) CCNP
4 4 (12.12%) CCIE
4 4 (12.12%) CNA
4 4 (12.12%) Novell Certification
4 4 (12.12%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (12.12%) GIAC
4 4 (12.12%) GCIA
5 3 (9.09%) CCNA
6 2 (6.06%) CCSP
6 2 (6.06%) CCSE
6 2 (6.06%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.03%) Degree
7 1 (3.03%) BICSI Certification
7 1 (3.03%) BICSI RCDD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.06%) COBIT
1 2 (6.06%) QA
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) HDFS
2 1 (3.03%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Cisco
2 12 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.06%) Juniper
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Google
3 2 (6.06%) NetApp
3 2 (6.06%) Rackspace
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Sun
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Dell
4 1 (3.03%) EMC
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Brocade
4 1 (3.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (3.03%) Symantec
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