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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 182 212 193
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -19
Contract jobs citing Network Design 21 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.25% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.33% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 5
Average daily rate
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£475 £468 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +24.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £414 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £570 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £334
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- +50.94%
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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
4559 5435 4802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.69% 76.91% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3564 4025 3624
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 70 80
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £45.00 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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
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 November 2014.

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 November 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 26 (66.67%) Cisco
2 19 (48.72%) Firewall
3 18 (46.15%) WAN
4 15 (38.46%) Telecoms
4 15 (38.46%) CheckPoint
4 15 (38.46%) Network Security
5 14 (35.90%) LAN
6 13 (33.33%) Network Architecture
7 10 (25.64%) OSPF
7 10 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (23.08%) BGP
9 8 (20.51%) Internet
9 8 (20.51%) Finance
10 7 (17.95%) EIGRP
10 7 (17.95%) CCNP
10 7 (17.95%) CISSP
10 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
10 7 (17.95%) UNIX
10 7 (17.95%) Windows
11 6 (15.38%) ITIL
11 6 (15.38%) Extranet
11 6 (15.38%) Retail
11 6 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (12.82%) Multimedia
12 5 (12.82%) Information Security
12 5 (12.82%) ATM
12 5 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (10.26%) Banking
13 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
13 4 (10.26%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Project
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.13%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (48.72%) Firewall
2 18 (46.15%) WAN
3 15 (38.46%) Network Security
4 14 (35.90%) LAN
5 10 (25.64%) OSPF
6 9 (23.08%) BGP
7 8 (20.51%) Internet
8 7 (17.95%) EIGRP
8 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
9 6 (15.38%) Extranet
9 6 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (12.82%) ATM
10 5 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (10.26%) VPN
12 3 (7.69%) SAN
12 3 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (7.69%) VLAN
13 2 (5.13%) Multicast
13 2 (5.13%) Structured Cabling
13 2 (5.13%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.13%) MySQL
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) DB2
1 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
General
1 15 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 8 (20.51%) Finance
3 6 (15.38%) Retail
4 5 (12.82%) Multimedia
5 4 (10.26%) Banking
6 3 (7.69%) Legal
6 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
7 2 (5.13%) Marketing
8 1 (2.56%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Architect
2 11 (28.21%) Network Architect
3 8 (20.51%) Security Architect
4 7 (17.95%) Network Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Network Security Architect
6 4 (10.26%) Security Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Security Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Information Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Network Design Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Information Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Security Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Security Specialist
8 2 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) JSON
1 2 (5.13%) RESTful
1 2 (5.13%) JSP
1 2 (5.13%) Servlets
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
1 2 (5.13%) XML
1 2 (5.13%) XSD
1 2 (5.13%) HTML
1 2 (5.13%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.13%) Social Network
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) UNIX
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 6 (15.38%) ITIL
3 5 (12.82%) Information Security
4 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.69%) Security Architecture
6 2 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.13%) Change Control
6 2 (5.13%) Market Research
6 2 (5.13%) SOA
6 2 (5.13%) CRM
6 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.13%) Validation
6 2 (5.13%) Migration
6 2 (5.13%) Workflow
7 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.56%) ITSM
7 1 (2.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (17.95%) CCNP
2 7 (17.95%) CISSP
3 4 (10.26%) CNA
3 4 (10.26%) Novell Certification
3 4 (10.26%) CCIE
3 4 (10.26%) GCIA
3 4 (10.26%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (10.26%) GIAC
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) CCSE
5 1 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.56%) CCNA
5 1 (2.56%) CCDP
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.56%) ISEB
5 1 (2.56%) CCSP
5 1 (2.56%) BICSI Certification
5 1 (2.56%) BICSI RCDD
5 1 (2.56%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.13%) QA
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) HDFS
2 1 (2.56%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.56%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Cisco
2 15 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 3 (7.69%) IBM
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Google
4 2 (5.13%) Rackspace
4 2 (5.13%) F5
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.13%) Juniper
4 2 (5.13%) NetApp
4 2 (5.13%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.56%) Dell
5 1 (2.56%) EMC
5 1 (2.56%) Symantec
5 1 (2.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (2.56%) Sun
5 1 (2.56%) Brocade
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