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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 169 181 181
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing Network Design 17 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.40% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 5
Average daily rate
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£413 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £393 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £675 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £33.75 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-51.08% +2.22%
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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
4003 4479 4297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.03% 77.59% 76.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3119 3180 3299
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 53
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.50 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £16.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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 29 (76.32%) Cisco
2 17 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (42.11%) Firewall
4 15 (39.47%) Network Security
4 15 (39.47%) LAN
5 14 (36.84%) WAN
5 14 (36.84%) CheckPoint
6 12 (31.58%) CCNP
6 12 (31.58%) OSPF
6 12 (31.58%) BGP
6 12 (31.58%) Telecoms
6 12 (31.58%) Finance
7 11 (28.95%) CCIE
7 11 (28.95%) Network Architecture
8 9 (23.68%) MPLS
8 9 (23.68%) EIGRP
8 9 (23.68%) Banking
9 8 (21.05%) Investment Banking
9 8 (21.05%) Internet
10 7 (18.42%) Juniper
10 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
10 7 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (15.79%) ATM
11 6 (15.79%) Low Latency
11 6 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (15.79%) Multicast
12 5 (13.16%) VPN
12 5 (13.16%) HP
13 4 (10.53%) IPsec
13 4 (10.53%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.63%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.63%) IIS
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) Firewall
2 15 (39.47%) Network Security
2 15 (39.47%) LAN
3 14 (36.84%) WAN
4 12 (31.58%) OSPF
4 12 (31.58%) BGP
5 9 (23.68%) MPLS
5 9 (23.68%) EIGRP
6 8 (21.05%) Internet
7 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
7 7 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (15.79%) ATM
8 6 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (15.79%) Multicast
9 5 (13.16%) VPN
10 4 (10.53%) IPsec
10 4 (10.53%) Extranet
10 4 (10.53%) Kerberos
10 4 (10.53%) SSL
11 3 (7.89%) NetScaler
General
1 12 (31.58%) Telecoms
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Banking
3 8 (21.05%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.53%) Retail
4 4 (10.53%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Architect
1 16 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Network Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Security Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Network Security Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Head of IT
7 1 (2.63%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Information Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) IT Assistant
7 1 (2.63%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) MEAP
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) User Experience
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) BBC
2 1 (2.63%) Replication
2 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Network Architecture
2 6 (15.79%) Low Latency
3 3 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (7.89%) Project Management
3 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.89%) Migration
4 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL
4 2 (5.26%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.63%) Change Control
5 1 (2.63%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (2.63%) Network Management
5 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (31.58%) CCNP
3 11 (28.95%) CCIE
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) CISSP
5 1 (2.63%) ISEB
5 1 (2.63%) CCDP
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) CNA
5 1 (2.63%) Novell Certification
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.63%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.63%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.63%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.63%) VCP4
5 1 (2.63%) GCIA
5 1 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.63%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Cisco
2 14 (36.84%) CheckPoint
3 7 (18.42%) Juniper
4 5 (13.16%) HP
5 4 (10.53%) F5
6 3 (7.89%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.26%) Brocade
7 2 (5.26%) Nokia
7 2 (5.26%) Citrix
7 2 (5.26%) IBM
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.63%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.63%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.63%) Tufin
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