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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 315 349 344
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -5
Contract jobs citing Network Design 88 46 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.26% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 33 23
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£425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.88 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.15% -20.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £30.38 £38.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £33.38 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £22.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+77.27% -16.98%
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
17318 17624 17111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 77.89% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12201 12641 11801
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 267
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.88 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -34.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
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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 +16 15 £498 +10.66% 7
Canary Wharf -9 2 £500 -
Docklands, London -3 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
Ruislip - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £775 -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 107 (67.30%) Cisco
2 69 (43.40%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (30.19%) CCNP
3 48 (30.19%) Firewall
4 45 (28.30%) Juniper
5 42 (26.42%) WAN
6 39 (24.53%) Finance
7 38 (23.90%) LAN
8 35 (22.01%) Wireless
9 34 (21.38%) Cisco ASA
10 33 (20.75%) MPLS
11 32 (20.13%) TCP/IP
12 30 (18.87%) Windows
13 29 (18.24%) Network Security
14 27 (16.98%) BGP
15 25 (15.72%) OSPF
15 25 (15.72%) CheckPoint
16 24 (15.09%) VPN
16 24 (15.09%) IPsec
17 23 (14.47%) Load Balancing
17 23 (14.47%) CCIE
18 22 (13.84%) VMware
18 22 (13.84%) F5
19 21 (13.21%) Cisco IOS
19 21 (13.21%) Banking
19 21 (13.21%) Degree
20 20 (12.58%) Microsoft
20 20 (12.58%) SSL
20 20 (12.58%) Cisco Nexus
21 18 (11.32%) Internet

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 11 (6.92%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.14%) Lync
2 5 (3.14%) IIS
3 4 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.89%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.89%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (1.89%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.26%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.63%) nginx
6 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.89%) MS Office
3 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.26%) SaaS
2 2 (1.26%) Yammer
3 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (30.19%) Firewall
2 42 (26.42%) WAN
3 38 (23.90%) LAN
4 35 (22.01%) Wireless
5 34 (21.38%) Cisco ASA
6 33 (20.75%) MPLS
7 32 (20.13%) TCP/IP
8 29 (18.24%) Network Security
9 27 (16.98%) BGP
10 25 (15.72%) OSPF
11 24 (15.09%) VPN
11 24 (15.09%) IPsec
12 21 (13.21%) Cisco IOS
13 20 (12.58%) SSL
13 20 (12.58%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (11.32%) Internet
15 16 (10.06%) Ethernet
15 16 (10.06%) VoIP
15 16 (10.06%) SAN
16 15 (9.43%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (2.52%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (0.63%) Redis
4 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.89%) JIRA
2 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.63%) Ant
2 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (24.53%) Finance
2 21 (13.21%) Banking
3 18 (11.32%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.66%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.89%) Advertising
6 2 (1.26%) Retail
6 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.26%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Games
7 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 61 (38.36%) Network Engineer
2 36 (22.64%) Architect
3 17 (10.69%) Network Architect
4 15 (9.43%) Senior Network Engineer
5 13 (8.18%) Design Engineer
6 12 (7.55%) Network Design Engineer
7 8 (5.03%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.40%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (3.77%) Consultant
10 5 (3.14%) SharePoint Specialist
10 5 (3.14%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (3.14%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.52%) Applications Architect
11 4 (2.52%) Network Planner
11 4 (2.52%) Senior Network Design Engineer
11 4 (2.52%) Senior Design Engineer
11 4 (2.52%) Voice Engineer
11 4 (2.52%) Storage Architect
12 3 (1.89%) Transmission Planner
12 3 (1.89%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.03%) XML
1 8 (5.03%) SOAP
2 5 (3.14%) jQuery
2 5 (3.14%) Velocity
2 5 (3.14%) Spring
2 5 (3.14%) Ajax
2 5 (3.14%) Struts
2 5 (3.14%) ASP.NET
2 5 (3.14%) CSS
2 5 (3.14%) .NET
2 5 (3.14%) J2EE
3 4 (2.52%) SAP PI
4 3 (1.89%) MEAP
4 3 (1.89%) WSRP
4 3 (1.89%) REST
4 3 (1.89%) JSON
4 3 (1.89%) Web Services
5 2 (1.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.66%) iPad
1 9 (5.66%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.77%) User Experience
2 6 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (3.14%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (2.52%) PKI
5 3 (1.89%) IPTV
5 3 (1.89%) Spread Betting
5 3 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.89%) NHS
5 3 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.26%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.26%) Eurex
6 2 (1.26%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) BYOD
7 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.63%) SecurID
7 1 (0.63%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.87%) Windows
2 15 (9.43%) Linux
3 10 (6.29%) Android
4 7 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.89%) CentOS
6 3 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.89%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.89%) UNIX
7 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.47%) Load Balancing
2 17 (10.69%) ITIL
3 14 (8.81%) Network Planning
4 13 (8.18%) Project Management
5 12 (7.55%) Low Latency
5 12 (7.55%) Migration
6 11 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.03%) Service Delivery
8 8 (5.03%) Network Management
8 8 (5.03%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (4.40%) Release Management
9 7 (4.40%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (4.40%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (3.77%) E-Commerce
10 6 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.77%) Change Control
10 6 (3.77%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 6 (3.77%) DevOps
11 5 (3.14%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.29%) SQL
2 8 (5.03%) JavaScript
3 7 (4.40%) Java
4 5 (3.14%) C#
5 3 (1.89%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.63%) Ruby
6 1 (0.63%) Lisp
6 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 69 (43.40%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (30.19%) CCNP
3 23 (14.47%) CCIE
4 21 (13.21%) Degree
5 16 (10.06%) CCNA
6 9 (5.66%) Security Cleared
7 8 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (3.77%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.52%) CCSA
9 4 (2.52%) JNCIS
9 4 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.89%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.26%) Postgraduate
11 2 (1.26%) MCSE
11 2 (1.26%) CCDA
11 2 (1.26%) CCDP
11 2 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.63%) HP AIS
12 1 (0.63%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.89%) SLA
2 2 (1.26%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.66%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.40%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.77%) ProxySG
5 5 (3.14%) vSphere
5 5 (3.14%) Firmware
6 4 (2.52%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.89%) vCloud
7 3 (1.89%) IAG
7 3 (1.89%) NFS
8 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) RANCID
2 4 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.52%) SCCM
2 4 (2.52%) SCOM
3 3 (1.89%) Puppet
4 2 (1.26%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.26%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 107 (67.30%) Cisco
2 45 (28.30%) Juniper
3 25 (15.72%) CheckPoint
4 22 (13.84%) VMware
4 22 (13.84%) F5
5 20 (12.58%) Microsoft
6 17 (10.69%) HP
7 14 (8.81%) Brocade
8 13 (8.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 10 (6.29%) Citrix
10 9 (5.66%) Infoblox
11 8 (5.03%) Blue Coat
12 7 (4.40%) Oracle
13 6 (3.77%) IBM
13 6 (3.77%) SAP
13 6 (3.77%) Symantec
13 6 (3.77%) Red Hat
13 6 (3.77%) Huawei
13 6 (3.77%) SolarWinds
14 5 (3.14%) Endeca
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