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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 146 180 188
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +8
Contract jobs citing Network Design 29 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.84% 0.13% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.15% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 17
Median daily rate £458 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.37% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £378 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £607 £490 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 £42.46 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -0.09%
Network Design
London

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
3012 3900 4644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.58% 84.23% 80.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2403 3110 3488
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 52
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Network Design as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 37 (67.27%) Cisco
2 31 (56.36%) Firewall
3 23 (41.82%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (40.00%) Finance
5 21 (38.18%) Data Centre
6 17 (30.91%) CheckPoint
7 16 (29.09%) CCNP
8 15 (27.27%) WAN
8 15 (27.27%) BGP
9 14 (25.45%) Juniper
9 14 (25.45%) TCP/IP
9 14 (25.45%) F5
10 12 (21.82%) Multicast
10 12 (21.82%) Windows
10 12 (21.82%) Wireless
11 11 (20.00%) CCDP
11 11 (20.00%) Change Control
12 10 (18.18%) LAN
12 10 (18.18%) Network Security
13 9 (16.36%) Legal
13 9 (16.36%) Financial Institution
13 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
14 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
14 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (14.55%) Hedge funds
14 8 (14.55%) Law
14 8 (14.55%) Load Balancing
15 7 (12.73%) Citrix
15 7 (12.73%) Web Services
15 7 (12.73%) CCIE

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (1.82%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.27%) GitHub
3 2 (3.64%) PaaS
3 2 (3.64%) SaaS
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (56.36%) Firewall
2 15 (27.27%) BGP
2 15 (27.27%) WAN
3 14 (25.45%) TCP/IP
4 12 (21.82%) Multicast
4 12 (21.82%) Wireless
5 10 (18.18%) LAN
5 10 (18.18%) Network Security
6 7 (12.73%) VPN
7 6 (10.91%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (9.09%) Ethernet
8 5 (9.09%) IPsec
8 5 (9.09%) OSPF
9 4 (7.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (7.27%) SNMP
9 4 (7.27%) Unified Communications
9 4 (7.27%) Wireless Security
10 3 (5.45%) VoIP
10 3 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.27%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Financial Institution
2 9 (16.36%) Legal
3 8 (14.55%) Law
4 6 (10.91%) Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.82%) Games
6 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 19 (34.55%) Architect
3 15 (27.27%) Network Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Design Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Network Design Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Security Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Network Security Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Administrator
9 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (1.82%) Network Administrator
9 1 (1.82%) Network Security Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Security Administrator
9 1 (1.82%) Security Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) Web Services
2 4 (7.27%) Akka
2 4 (7.27%) Node.js
2 4 (7.27%) Play Framework
2 4 (7.27%) REST
2 4 (7.27%) spray
2 4 (7.27%) Spring
2 4 (7.27%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.55%) Hedge funds
3 3 (5.45%) Fintech
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.45%) PKI
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.64%) YubiKey
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Equities
5 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Change Control
2 8 (14.55%) Load Balancing
3 6 (10.91%) Change Management
3 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.27%) ITIL
4 4 (7.27%) Low Latency
4 4 (7.27%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (7.27%) Pair Programming
4 4 (7.27%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (7.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.45%) DevOps
5 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.45%) Information Security
5 3 (5.45%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.45%) Project Management
5 3 (5.45%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.64%) Information Management
6 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) Java
1 4 (7.27%) PHP
1 4 (7.27%) Scala
2 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.64%) Python
3 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (41.82%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (29.09%) CCNP
3 11 (20.00%) CCDP
4 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
5 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
6 7 (12.73%) CCIE
7 3 (5.45%) Degree
8 2 (3.64%) CCDE
8 2 (3.64%) CISSP
8 2 (3.64%) GIAC
8 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.64%) JNCIA
8 2 (3.64%) JNCIS
8 2 (3.64%) MAPM
9 1 (1.82%) CCDA
9 1 (1.82%) CCNA
9 1 (1.82%) CISM
9 1 (1.82%) CNA
9 1 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.82%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Docker
2 2 (3.64%) XenApp
3 1 (1.82%) Firmware
3 1 (1.82%) vCloud
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Puppet
2 4 (7.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.82%) EnCase
3 1 (1.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (67.27%) Cisco
2 17 (30.91%) CheckPoint
3 14 (25.45%) F5
3 14 (25.45%) Juniper
4 7 (12.73%) Citrix
5 6 (10.91%) Palo Alto
6 5 (9.09%) VMware
7 3 (5.45%) Aerohive Networks
7 3 (5.45%) Brocade
7 3 (5.45%) Riverbed
7 3 (5.45%) Sun
8 2 (3.64%) HP
9 1 (1.82%) Aruba
9 1 (1.82%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.82%) Microsoft