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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 136 199 195
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -4
Contract jobs citing Network Design 29 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.86% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 10
Median daily rate £475 £512 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.13% +13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £440 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £550 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.46 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +19.60%
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
2903 4783 4733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.74% 80.58% 80.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2376 3796 3514
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 48 49
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.52% -1.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 29 (65.91%) Cisco
2 25 (56.82%) Firewall
3 20 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (38.64%) Finance
5 14 (31.82%) WAN
6 13 (29.55%) CCNP
6 13 (29.55%) CheckPoint
6 13 (29.55%) Data Centre
7 12 (27.27%) BGP
8 11 (25.00%) Juniper
8 11 (25.00%) F5
9 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
10 9 (20.45%) Windows
10 9 (20.45%) LAN
11 8 (18.18%) VPN
11 8 (18.18%) CCDP
11 8 (18.18%) Wireless
11 8 (18.18%) Change Control
11 8 (18.18%) Multicast
12 7 (15.91%) Law
12 7 (15.91%) Legal
12 7 (15.91%) Network Security
12 7 (15.91%) CCIE
13 6 (13.64%) Citrix
13 6 (13.64%) Change Management
13 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
13 6 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (13.64%) Palo Alto
14 5 (11.36%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (11.36%) Hedge funds

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) GitHub
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (56.82%) Firewall
2 14 (31.82%) WAN
3 12 (27.27%) BGP
4 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
5 9 (20.45%) LAN
6 8 (18.18%) Multicast
6 8 (18.18%) VPN
6 8 (18.18%) Wireless
7 7 (15.91%) Network Security
8 5 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (11.36%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (11.36%) Ethernet
8 5 (11.36%) IPsec
8 5 (11.36%) OSPF
9 4 (9.09%) DHCP
9 4 (9.09%) SNMP
9 4 (9.09%) Unified Communications
9 4 (9.09%) Wireless Security
10 3 (6.82%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (6.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Law
2 7 (15.91%) Legal
3 5 (11.36%) Financial Institution
4 4 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Games
5 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 17 (38.64%) Architect
3 14 (31.82%) Network Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Network Security Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Network Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) Akka
2 1 (2.27%) Node.js
2 1 (2.27%) Play Framework
2 1 (2.27%) REST
2 1 (2.27%) spray
2 1 (2.27%) Spring
2 1 (2.27%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.36%) Hedge funds
3 3 (6.82%) Fintech
3 3 (6.82%) PKI
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) YubiKey
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Unix
4 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Change Control
2 6 (13.64%) Change Management
2 6 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (9.09%) ITIL
3 4 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 4 (9.09%) Low Latency
3 4 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.82%) Project Management
4 3 (6.82%) Secure Coding
4 3 (6.82%) Security Testing
4 3 (6.82%) TOGAF
4 3 (6.82%) Validation
5 2 (4.55%) Information Management
5 2 (4.55%) Information Security
5 2 (4.55%) Migration
5 2 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) C
1 3 (6.82%) C++
1 3 (6.82%) Perl
1 3 (6.82%) Python
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) PHP
2 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (29.55%) CCNP
3 8 (18.18%) CCDP
4 7 (15.91%) CCIE
5 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.82%) Degree
8 2 (4.55%) CCDE
8 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.55%) JNCIA
8 2 (4.55%) JNCIS
8 2 (4.55%) MAPM
9 1 (2.27%) CCDA
9 1 (2.27%) CCNA
9 1 (2.27%) CCSA
9 1 (2.27%) CCSE
9 1 (2.27%) CISSP
9 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.27%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
1 1 (2.27%) Firmware
1 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) EnCase
1 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.27%) Nagios
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) Cisco
2 13 (29.55%) CheckPoint
3 11 (25.00%) F5
3 11 (25.00%) Juniper
4 6 (13.64%) Citrix
4 6 (13.64%) Palo Alto
5 3 (6.82%) Aerohive Networks
5 3 (6.82%) Brocade
5 3 (6.82%) Sybase
6 2 (4.55%) HP
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle
6 2 (4.55%) Riverbed
6 2 (4.55%) Sun
6 2 (4.55%) VMware
7 1 (2.27%) Infoblox