The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 209 190 190
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs citing Network Design 6 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.091% 0.24% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.32% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 16
Average daily rate £450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £33.47 £40.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.87% +1.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-15.25% -12.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5041 4725 5880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.08% 74.88% 72.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3685 3616 4145
Average daily rate £450 £450 £454
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 52 93
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.52 £16.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Network Design
London

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 16 April 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 16 (55.17%) Firewall
2 13 (44.83%) Finance
3 9 (31.03%) Cisco
4 8 (27.59%) VPN
5 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
5 7 (24.14%) WAN
5 7 (24.14%) Project Management
5 7 (24.14%) Migration
6 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
6 6 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (20.69%) BGP
6 6 (20.69%) SSL
6 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (20.69%) VoIP
6 6 (20.69%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (17.24%) Junos
7 5 (17.24%) High Availability
7 5 (17.24%) DNS
7 5 (17.24%) Juniper
7 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
8 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.79%) CCIE
8 4 (13.79%) SNMP
8 4 (13.79%) HTTP
8 4 (13.79%) UNIX
8 4 (13.79%) Windows
8 4 (13.79%) Degree
8 4 (13.79%) OSPF
8 4 (13.79%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) Firewall
2 8 (27.59%) VPN
3 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
3 7 (24.14%) WAN
4 6 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (20.69%) BGP
4 6 (20.69%) SSL
4 6 (20.69%) VoIP
5 5 (17.24%) Junos
5 5 (17.24%) DNS
6 4 (13.79%) SNMP
6 4 (13.79%) HTTP
6 4 (13.79%) OSPF
6 4 (13.79%) Network Security
7 3 (10.34%) BIG-IP
7 3 (10.34%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (10.34%) LDAP
7 3 (10.34%) Kerberos
7 3 (10.34%) LAN
7 3 (10.34%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Network Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Designer
5 4 (13.79%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Design Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Network Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Security Designer
6 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Lead Network Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Project Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Data Centre Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Network Designer
8 1 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) OAuth
1 3 (10.34%) SAML
2 2 (6.90%) REST
3 1 (3.45%) EJB
3 1 (3.45%) JSP
3 1 (3.45%) Servlets
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) JMS
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) PKI
1 3 (10.34%) CMDB
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (3.45%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) IPTV
3 1 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.45%) PMI
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) UNIX
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) AIX
3 1 (3.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Project Management
1 7 (24.14%) Migration
2 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
2 6 (20.69%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (17.24%) High Availability
4 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.34%) Information Security
4 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Business Development
5 2 (6.90%) Identity Management
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Time Management
5 2 (6.90%) Network Management
5 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) CCIE
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) CISSP
3 2 (6.90%) CNA
3 2 (6.90%) Novell Certification
3 2 (6.90%) GCIA
3 2 (6.90%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (6.90%) GIAC
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CCNP
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco
2 5 (17.24%) Juniper
2 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) F5
5 2 (6.90%) Ericsson
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) Huawei
6 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.45%) Avaya
6 1 (3.45%) Nokia
6 1 (3.45%) EMC
6 1 (3.45%) Nortel
6 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago