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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design
London / City of London
Rank 139 144 169
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +25
Contract jobs citing Network Design 14 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.22% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.26% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 18
Median daily rate £575 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £342 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £518 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £435 £356
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +22.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.50 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +100.00%

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
2509 2744 4189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.88% 86.97% 82.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1991 2173 3264
Median daily rate £500 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 30
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017, 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 13 (48.15%) Cisco
1 13 (48.15%) Legal
2 12 (44.44%) Firewall
3 11 (40.74%) Linux
3 11 (40.74%) Data Centre
4 10 (37.04%) Finance
5 9 (33.33%) Network Security
6 8 (29.63%) Citrix
6 8 (29.63%) Windows
7 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
7 7 (25.93%) Law
8 6 (22.22%) Fixed Income
8 6 (22.22%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (22.22%) GIAC
8 6 (22.22%) Equities
8 6 (22.22%) CISSP
8 6 (22.22%) CISM
8 6 (22.22%) Financial Institution
8 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
8 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
8 6 (22.22%) Sun
8 6 (22.22%) CNA
8 6 (22.22%) Novell Certification
8 6 (22.22%) Unix
8 6 (22.22%) SQL
8 6 (22.22%) Information Security
8 6 (22.22%) GCIA
8 6 (22.22%) GCIH
8 6 (22.22%) Retail
8 6 (22.22%) Asset Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) GitHub
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) Firewall
2 9 (33.33%) Network Security
3 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
4 6 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (22.22%) Unified Communications
5 4 (14.81%) BGP
5 4 (14.81%) VPN
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (11.11%) IPv4
6 3 (11.11%) OSPF
6 3 (11.11%) Skype
6 3 (11.11%) VLAN
6 3 (11.11%) Wireless
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (7.41%) EIGRP
7 2 (7.41%) Kerberos
7 2 (7.41%) LAN
7 2 (7.41%) MPLS
7 2 (7.41%) Multicast
7 2 (7.41%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (48.15%) Legal
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 7 (25.93%) Law
4 6 (22.22%) Financial Institution
4 6 (22.22%) Retail
5 3 (11.11%) Banking
5 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Security Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Network Architect
4 2 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Voice Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) XMPP
3 1 (3.70%) Akka
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) Play Framework
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) spray
3 1 (3.70%) Spring
3 1 (3.70%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Data Centre
2 6 (22.22%) Equities
2 6 (22.22%) Fixed Income
2 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 6 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
3 6 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Asset Management
1 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (22.22%) Information Security
1 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
1 6 (22.22%) Security Operations
1 6 (22.22%) Threat Detection
1 6 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (18.52%) DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (7.41%) Change Control
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.41%) High Availability
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) Kanban
6 1 (3.70%) Network Management
6 1 (3.70%) Pair Programming
6 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 3 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) CISM
1 6 (22.22%) CISSP
1 6 (22.22%) CNA
1 6 (22.22%) GCIA
1 6 (22.22%) GCIH
1 6 (22.22%) GIAC
1 6 (22.22%) Network+ Certification
1 6 (22.22%) Novell Certification
1 6 (22.22%) SANS
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) CCIE
4 1 (3.70%) JNCIE
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) vCloud
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (14.81%) Puppet
3 2 (7.41%) OpenIDM
4 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Cisco
2 8 (29.63%) Citrix
3 6 (22.22%) Sun
4 4 (14.81%) F5
5 3 (11.11%) VMware
6 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.41%) ForgeRock
6 2 (7.41%) Juniper
6 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat