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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 142 187 210
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +23
Contract jobs citing Network Design 15 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.29% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 5
Average daily rate £440 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £282 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £498 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +14.70%
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
2957 4410 4960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.70% 80.65% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2396 3433 3638
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +14.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £14.55 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 29 April 2016, 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 15 (57.69%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) Firewall
3 10 (38.46%) Wireless
4 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
5 6 (23.08%) BGP
5 6 (23.08%) Finance
6 5 (19.23%) VPN
6 5 (19.23%) WAN
7 4 (15.38%) LAN
7 4 (15.38%) ITIL
7 4 (15.38%) OSPF
7 4 (15.38%) CCNP
7 4 (15.38%) Juniper
7 4 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (11.54%) F5
8 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (11.54%) Multicast
8 3 (11.54%) Secure Coding
8 3 (11.54%) VMware
8 3 (11.54%) Validation
8 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
8 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (11.54%) Security Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Network Security
8 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
8 3 (11.54%) CCIE
8 3 (11.54%) MPLS

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) IaaS
1 2 (7.69%) PaaS
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) Wireless
3 6 (23.08%) BGP
4 5 (19.23%) VPN
4 5 (19.23%) WAN
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (15.38%) LAN
5 4 (15.38%) OSPF
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (11.54%) MPLS
6 3 (11.54%) Multicast
6 3 (11.54%) Network Security
6 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (7.69%) BIG-IP
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (7.69%) DHCP
7 2 (7.69%) DNS
7 2 (7.69%) IPv4
7 2 (7.69%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) DB2
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Network Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Design Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.69%) Hedge funds
3 2 (7.69%) SCADA
4 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (11.54%) Project Management
2 3 (11.54%) Secure Coding
2 3 (11.54%) Security Testing
2 3 (11.54%) Validation
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) Information Management
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Network Architecture
3 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
3 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.85%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.85%) Network Management
4 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C
1 3 (11.54%) C++
1 3 (11.54%) Perl
1 3 (11.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (15.38%) CCNP
3 3 (11.54%) CCIE
4 2 (7.69%) CCDP
4 2 (7.69%) CISM
4 2 (7.69%) CISSP
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (7.69%) MAPM
5 1 (3.85%) CCNA
5 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) GCP
2 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco
2 4 (15.38%) Juniper
3 3 (11.54%) F5
3 3 (11.54%) Sybase
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Sun
5 1 (3.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (3.85%) Ericsson
5 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.85%) Nokia
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago