The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design
Rank 312 335 326
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Contract jobs citing Network Design 96 80 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.38% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.47% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 55 43
Average daily rate £500 £400 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £255 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £65.00 £52.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £22.50 £102.50
% change year-on-year
+91.11% -78.04%
Network Design
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in London

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Design across the London region.

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in London

Network Design
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design across the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Network Design Daily Rate Histogram in London

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the London region.

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in London

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +23 10 £375 -9.09% 6
Croydon -8 3 - -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 103 (58.19%) Firewall
2 91 (51.41%) Cisco
3 73 (41.24%) Data Centre
4 69 (38.98%) WAN
5 59 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (28.25%) LAN
7 44 (24.86%) Finance
8 43 (24.29%) CCNP
8 43 (24.29%) CheckPoint
9 40 (22.60%) CCIE
10 39 (22.03%) MPLS
11 37 (20.90%) BGP
11 37 (20.90%) VPN
12 36 (20.34%) Network Security
13 35 (19.77%) OSPF
14 33 (18.64%) Internet
15 31 (17.51%) Wireless
16 29 (16.38%) Juniper
17 27 (15.25%) DNS
17 27 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
18 26 (14.69%) Network Architecture
19 25 (14.12%) Migration
20 24 (13.56%) Retail
21 22 (12.43%) Validation
21 22 (12.43%) DHCP
21 22 (12.43%) Cisco Nexus
22 20 (11.30%) TCP/IP
22 20 (11.30%) EIGRP
23 19 (10.73%) IPsec
24 18 (10.17%) Microsoft

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (2.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.69%) Confluence
3 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.13%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.13%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.39%) MS Office
2 6 (3.39%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.26%) IaaS
2 3 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.69%) PaaS
2 3 (1.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Office 365
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 103 (58.19%) Firewall
2 69 (38.98%) WAN
3 50 (28.25%) LAN
4 39 (22.03%) MPLS
5 37 (20.90%) BGP
5 37 (20.90%) VPN
6 36 (20.34%) Network Security
7 35 (19.77%) OSPF
8 33 (18.64%) Internet
9 31 (17.51%) Wireless
10 27 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
10 27 (15.25%) DNS
11 22 (12.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 22 (12.43%) DHCP
12 20 (11.30%) EIGRP
12 20 (11.30%) TCP/IP
13 19 (10.73%) IPsec
14 15 (8.47%) Multicast
15 13 (7.34%) IPv4
16 12 (6.78%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.13%) SAP BW
1 2 (1.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) JIRA
1 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 44 (24.86%) Finance
2 24 (13.56%) Retail
3 16 (9.04%) Back Office
4 14 (7.91%) Front Office
5 13 (7.34%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.52%) Banking
7 4 (2.26%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.69%) Games
8 3 (1.69%) Legal
9 2 (1.13%) Billing
9 2 (1.13%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.13%) Local Government
10 1 (0.56%) Advertising
10 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.56%) International Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 58 (32.77%) Architect
2 53 (29.94%) Network Engineer
3 52 (29.38%) Network Architect
4 20 (11.30%) Design Engineer
5 18 (10.17%) Network Design Engineer
6 15 (8.47%) Consultant
6 15 (8.47%) Senior Network Engineer
7 14 (7.91%) Cisco Engineer
8 13 (7.34%) Designer
9 12 (6.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 9 (5.08%) Network Consultant
10 9 (5.08%) Network Security Architect
10 9 (5.08%) Security Architect
10 9 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.52%) Network Designer
11 8 (4.52%) Network Security Engineer
11 8 (4.52%) Security Engineer
12 7 (3.95%) Senior Design Engineer
12 7 (3.95%) Senior Network Design Engineer
12 7 (3.95%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.26%) Middleware
2 3 (1.69%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.13%) .NET
3 2 (1.13%) Web Services
4 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.56%) CSS
4 1 (0.56%) HTML
4 1 (0.56%) iOS SDK
4 1 (0.56%) Leaflet
4 1 (0.56%) OpenID
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.56%) REST
4 1 (0.56%) SAML
4 1 (0.56%) WebCenter
4 1 (0.56%) XML
4 1 (0.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (41.24%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.91%) Statistics
3 12 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.26%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.26%) iSeries
7 3 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.69%) SCADA
8 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.13%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.13%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.13%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.13%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.13%) Wiki
9 1 (0.56%) Clustering
9 1 (0.56%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.56%) IVR
9 1 (0.56%) PMI
9 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.78%) Linux
2 10 (5.65%) Windows
3 3 (1.69%) Unix
3 3 (1.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.69%) Network Architecture
2 25 (14.12%) Migration
3 22 (12.43%) Validation
4 18 (10.17%) ITIL
5 17 (9.60%) Project Management
6 15 (8.47%) Configuration Management
7 14 (7.91%) Capacity Management
8 13 (7.34%) Fault Management
8 13 (7.34%) Functional Testing
8 13 (7.34%) Security Architecture
9 10 (5.65%) Load Testing
9 10 (5.65%) People Management
9 10 (5.65%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (4.52%) Change Management
10 8 (4.52%) Network Management
10 8 (4.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (3.95%) Information Security
12 6 (3.39%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (3.39%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.26%) Java
1 4 (2.26%) Lisp
2 2 (1.13%) C
2 2 (1.13%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.13%) SQL
2 2 (1.13%) VB
3 1 (0.56%) C++
3 1 (0.56%) Perl
3 1 (0.56%) PHP
3 1 (0.56%) Python
3 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 59 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (24.29%) CCNP
3 40 (22.60%) CCIE
4 15 (8.47%) Degree
5 14 (7.91%) Security Cleared
6 13 (7.34%) CCNA
7 9 (5.08%) SC Cleared
8 8 (4.52%) CISSP
9 5 (2.82%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.26%) CCDP
10 4 (2.26%) CISM
11 3 (1.69%) CCDE
11 3 (1.69%) MCSE
11 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.69%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.13%) BC Cleared
12 2 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (1.13%) MCITP
12 2 (1.13%) PMP
12 2 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.39%) SLA
2 4 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.26%) QA
3 3 (1.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.56%) GCP
4 1 (0.56%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.13%) Firmware
3 2 (1.13%) XenApp
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (3.95%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.82%) Nagios
3 4 (2.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.69%) EnCase
4 3 (1.69%) OPNET
5 2 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.13%) Puppet
5 2 (1.13%) WSUS
6 1 (0.56%) AppManager
6 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco LMS
6 1 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 91 (51.41%) Cisco
2 43 (24.29%) CheckPoint
3 29 (16.38%) Juniper
4 18 (10.17%) F5
4 18 (10.17%) Microsoft
5 11 (6.21%) Fortinet
6 10 (5.65%) Palo Alto
6 10 (5.65%) Riverbed
6 10 (5.65%) VMware
7 6 (3.39%) Blue Coat
7 6 (3.39%) Citrix
8 5 (2.82%) IBM
8 5 (2.82%) Infoblox
8 5 (2.82%) Oracle
8 5 (2.82%) SAP
8 5 (2.82%) SolarWinds
9 4 (2.26%) HP
9 4 (2.26%) Nokia
10 3 (1.69%) Aruba
11 2 (1.13%) Huawei
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