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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 196 188 217
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +29
Contract jobs citing Network Design 12 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 3
Average daily rate
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£534 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.72% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £392 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £35.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+19.60% -14.45%
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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
4608 4500 5541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.70% 77.53% 78.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3635 3349 4119
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 95
Average hourly rate £21.30 £23.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.85 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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
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 31 July 2015, 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 16 (64.00%) Cisco
2 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (40.00%) Firewall
3 10 (40.00%) WAN
4 9 (36.00%) LAN
4 9 (36.00%) Data Centre
5 7 (28.00%) Wireless
5 7 (28.00%) Finance
5 7 (28.00%) CCIE
6 6 (24.00%) CCNP
6 6 (24.00%) Windows
6 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (24.00%) Network Architecture
7 5 (20.00%) Nokia
7 5 (20.00%) User Experience
7 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.00%) Blue Coat
7 5 (20.00%) ProxySG
7 5 (20.00%) BIG-IP
7 5 (20.00%) Symantec
7 5 (20.00%) Avaya
7 5 (20.00%) SAN
7 5 (20.00%) Nortel
7 5 (20.00%) VoIP
8 4 (16.00%) Juniper
8 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (16.00%) MEAP
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (16.00%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) WAN
1 10 (40.00%) Firewall
2 9 (36.00%) LAN
3 7 (28.00%) Wireless
4 5 (20.00%) VoIP
4 5 (20.00%) SAN
4 5 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 4 (16.00%) Network Security
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (12.00%) VLAN
7 2 (8.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (8.00%) VPN
7 2 (8.00%) PABX
7 2 (8.00%) MPLS
7 2 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (8.00%) DPNSS
8 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
8 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Architect
2 8 (32.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Network Architect
4 5 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Design Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Author
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Author
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Project Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Wireless Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) MEAP
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.00%) User Experience
3 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Mobile
2 4 (16.00%) Android
2 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (12.00%) UNIX
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Network Architecture
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Validation
4 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.00%) Network Management
4 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (28.00%) CCIE
3 6 (24.00%) CCNP
4 3 (12.00%) Degree
5 2 (8.00%) Postgraduate
6 1 (4.00%) CCDA
6 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Control-M
1 2 (8.00%) BladeLogic
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.00%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (20.00%) Symantec
3 5 (20.00%) Nokia
3 5 (20.00%) Nortel
3 5 (20.00%) Avaya
3 5 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (16.00%) Juniper
5 2 (8.00%) CA
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.00%) F5
6 1 (4.00%) VMware
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