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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design
London / City of London
Rank 142 137 170
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +33
Contract jobs citing Network Design 11 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.39% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.46% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 22
Median daily rate £544 £403 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.09% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £346 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £513 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +7.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £42.46 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+29.53% +17.13%

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
2490 2613 4166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.04% 84.87% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1978 2051 3273
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £317 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 36
Median hourly rate £55.00 £28.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% +36.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 18 (52.94%) Cisco
2 16 (47.06%) Firewall
3 15 (44.12%) Finance
3 15 (44.12%) Data Centre
4 11 (32.35%) Legal
4 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
4 11 (32.35%) Windows
4 11 (32.35%) Linux
5 10 (29.41%) Financial Institution
5 10 (29.41%) Network Security
6 9 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (23.53%) Web Services
7 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
7 8 (23.53%) Puppet
7 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
8 7 (20.59%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (20.59%) Multicast
8 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
8 7 (20.59%) BGP
9 6 (17.65%) CISM
9 6 (17.65%) Law
9 6 (17.65%) Risk Management
9 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
9 6 (17.65%) Equities
9 6 (17.65%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (17.65%) GIAC
9 6 (17.65%) VMware
9 6 (17.65%) Fixed Income
9 6 (17.65%) Information Security
9 6 (17.65%) Citrix

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 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) GitHub
3 3 (8.82%) PaaS
4 2 (5.88%) SaaS
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) Firewall
2 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
3 10 (29.41%) Network Security
4 7 (20.59%) BGP
4 7 (20.59%) Multicast
5 6 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (14.71%) Wireless
7 4 (11.76%) Unified Communications
8 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (8.82%) VLAN
8 3 (8.82%) WAN
9 2 (5.88%) EIGRP
9 2 (5.88%) IPv4
9 2 (5.88%) LAN
9 2 (5.88%) NX-OS
9 2 (5.88%) OSPF
9 2 (5.88%) VPN
10 1 (2.94%) VXLAN
10 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Legal
3 10 (29.41%) Financial Institution
4 6 (17.65%) Law
4 6 (17.65%) Retail
5 4 (11.76%) Banking
5 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Network Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Security Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Design Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Security Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Web Services
2 4 (11.76%) Akka
2 4 (11.76%) Node.js
2 4 (11.76%) Play Framework
2 4 (11.76%) REST
2 4 (11.76%) spray
2 4 (11.76%) Spring
2 4 (11.76%) Symfony
3 1 (2.94%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.65%) Equities
2 6 (17.65%) Fixed Income
2 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 6 (17.65%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (11.76%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.88%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
2 7 (20.59%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (17.65%) Asset Management
3 6 (17.65%) Change Control
3 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (17.65%) DevOps
3 6 (17.65%) Information Security
3 6 (17.65%) Risk Management
3 6 (17.65%) Security Operations
3 6 (17.65%) Threat Detection
4 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing
5 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.76%) Pair Programming
6 2 (5.88%) High Availability
6 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.94%) Change Management
7 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.94%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (2.94%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
2 4 (11.76%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) PHP
2 4 (11.76%) Python
2 4 (11.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) CISM
1 6 (17.65%) CISSP
1 6 (17.65%) CNA
1 6 (17.65%) GCIA
1 6 (17.65%) GCIH
1 6 (17.65%) GIAC
1 6 (17.65%) Network+ Certification
1 6 (17.65%) Novell Certification
1 6 (17.65%) SANS
2 4 (11.76%) CCDP
2 4 (11.76%) CCNP
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) vCloud
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Puppet
2 6 (17.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (11.76%) Kubernetes
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.94%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Cisco
2 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
3 6 (17.65%) Citrix
3 6 (17.65%) Sun
3 6 (17.65%) VMware
4 3 (8.82%) F5
4 3 (8.82%) Juniper
5 2 (5.88%) Palo Alto
5 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.94%) Aruba
6 1 (2.94%) ForgeRock
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat