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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 154 141 180
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +39
Contract jobs citing Network Design 12 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.45% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 18
Median daily rate £508 £465 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.13% -2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £370 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £515 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £419 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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
2757 2881 4626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.11% 84.39% 80.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2183 2311 3625
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 £363 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 49
Median hourly rate £26.25 £24.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +36.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 23 (53.49%) Firewall
2 21 (48.84%) Cisco
3 20 (46.51%) Finance
4 18 (41.86%) Data Centre
5 15 (34.88%) Legal
5 15 (34.88%) TCP/IP
6 14 (32.56%) Windows
7 13 (30.23%) CheckPoint
8 12 (27.91%) Financial Institution
9 11 (25.58%) BGP
9 11 (25.58%) Linux
10 10 (23.26%) Network Security
10 10 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (20.93%) Web Services
11 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (20.93%) Law
12 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
12 8 (18.60%) Citrix
12 8 (18.60%) CCNP
12 8 (18.60%) Puppet
12 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
12 8 (18.60%) Information Security
12 8 (18.60%) F5
12 8 (18.60%) Change Control
12 8 (18.60%) Multicast
13 7 (16.28%) Vulnerability Management
13 7 (16.28%) GIAC
13 7 (16.28%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (16.28%) CISSP
13 7 (16.28%) WAN

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 (2.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.30%) GitHub
3 2 (4.65%) PaaS
3 2 (4.65%) SaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (53.49%) Firewall
2 15 (34.88%) TCP/IP
3 11 (25.58%) BGP
4 10 (23.26%) Network Security
5 8 (18.60%) Multicast
6 7 (16.28%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (16.28%) WAN
7 6 (13.95%) Wireless
8 5 (11.63%) Unified Communications
9 4 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (9.30%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (9.30%) Ethernet
9 4 (9.30%) OSPF
9 4 (9.30%) VPN
10 3 (6.98%) LAN
10 3 (6.98%) SNMP
10 3 (6.98%) VoIP
11 2 (4.65%) DHCP
11 2 (4.65%) IPsec
11 2 (4.65%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.30%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 15 (34.88%) Legal
3 12 (27.91%) Financial Institution
4 9 (20.93%) Law
5 6 (13.95%) Retail
6 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
7 3 (6.98%) Banking
8 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Network Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Architect
3 8 (18.60%) Network Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Security Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Design Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Network Administrator
8 1 (2.33%) Security Administrator
8 1 (2.33%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) Web Services
2 4 (9.30%) Akka
2 4 (9.30%) Node.js
2 4 (9.30%) Play Framework
2 4 (9.30%) REST
2 4 (9.30%) spray
2 4 (9.30%) Spring
2 4 (9.30%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 18 (41.86%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.95%) Equities
2 6 (13.95%) Fixed Income
2 6 (13.95%) Hedge funds
2 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.95%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (6.98%) Fintech
4 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.33%) PKI
4 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 11 (25.58%) Linux
3 6 (13.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Change Control
1 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
1 8 (18.60%) Information Security
2 7 (16.28%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (13.95%) Asset Management
3 6 (13.95%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (13.95%) Load Balancing
3 6 (13.95%) Risk Management
3 6 (13.95%) Security Operations
3 6 (13.95%) Threat Detection
4 5 (11.63%) DevOps
5 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.30%) Pair Programming
5 4 (9.30%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Change Management
6 3 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.65%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.33%) Compliance Management
8 1 (2.33%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
2 4 (9.30%) Java
2 4 (9.30%) PHP
2 4 (9.30%) Python
2 4 (9.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (18.60%) CCNP
3 7 (16.28%) CCDP
3 7 (16.28%) CISSP
3 7 (16.28%) GIAC
4 6 (13.95%) CISM
4 6 (13.95%) CNA
4 6 (13.95%) GCIA
4 6 (13.95%) GCIH
4 6 (13.95%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (13.95%) Novell Certification
4 6 (13.95%) SANS
5 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
5 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) CCDE
6 1 (2.33%) CCNA
6 1 (2.33%) CCSA
6 1 (2.33%) CCSE
6 1 (2.33%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.33%) JNCIS
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Docker
2 2 (4.65%) XenApp
3 1 (2.33%) Firmware
3 1 (2.33%) vCloud
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Puppet
2 6 (13.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (9.30%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.33%) EnCase
4 1 (2.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Cisco
2 13 (30.23%) CheckPoint
3 8 (18.60%) Citrix
3 8 (18.60%) F5
4 7 (16.28%) Juniper
5 6 (13.95%) Sun
6 5 (11.63%) VMware
7 3 (6.98%) Brocade
7 3 (6.98%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.65%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.33%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (2.33%) Aruba
9 1 (2.33%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.33%) Microsoft