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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 309 383 319
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -64
Contract jobs citing Network Design 111 51 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.20% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.26% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 28 51
Average daily rate
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£444 £455 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.47% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £48.75 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- +51.78%
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
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +40 24 £475 +1.06% 10
Canary Wharf - 4 - -
West Drayton - 1 - -
Harrow - - - - 2
Hayes - - - - 4
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 100 (66.23%) Cisco
2 81 (53.64%) Firewall
3 72 (47.68%) WAN
4 65 (43.05%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (35.10%) LAN
6 42 (27.81%) CCNP
7 41 (27.15%) BGP
8 40 (26.49%) Finance
9 37 (24.50%) Windows
10 35 (23.18%) Telecoms
11 31 (20.53%) OSPF
11 31 (20.53%) CheckPoint
12 29 (19.21%) Network Security
13 28 (18.54%) VPN
14 26 (17.22%) Microsoft
14 26 (17.22%) EIGRP
15 25 (16.56%) CCNA
16 24 (15.89%) VMware
16 24 (15.89%) Cisco ASA
17 23 (15.23%) CCIE
18 22 (14.57%) MPLS
18 22 (14.57%) Migration
18 22 (14.57%) Network Architecture
19 20 (13.25%) Network Monitoring
19 20 (13.25%) Juniper
19 20 (13.25%) ITIL
20 18 (11.92%) Internet
20 18 (11.92%) Cisco PIX
21 17 (11.26%) IP Telephony
22 16 (10.60%) Project Management

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (3.31%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.65%) IIS
3 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.32%) Lync
4 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.97%) MS Office
3 5 (3.31%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.31%) AutoCAD
4 3 (1.99%) MS Project
5 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 81 (53.64%) Firewall
2 72 (47.68%) WAN
3 53 (35.10%) LAN
4 41 (27.15%) BGP
5 31 (20.53%) OSPF
6 29 (19.21%) Network Security
7 28 (18.54%) VPN
8 26 (17.22%) EIGRP
9 24 (15.89%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (14.57%) MPLS
11 18 (11.92%) Internet
11 18 (11.92%) Cisco PIX
12 17 (11.26%) IP Telephony
13 15 (9.93%) SAN
14 14 (9.27%) VLAN
14 14 (9.27%) IPsec
14 14 (9.27%) Extranet
14 14 (9.27%) VoIP
14 14 (9.27%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (8.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.32%) DB2
2 2 (1.32%) MySQL
2 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Ant
General
1 40 (26.49%) Finance
2 35 (23.18%) Telecoms
3 13 (8.61%) Retail
4 10 (6.62%) Banking
5 8 (5.30%) Legal
6 5 (3.31%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.99%) Marketing
7 3 (1.99%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.32%) Publishing
8 2 (1.32%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.32%) International Banking
8 2 (1.32%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.66%) Local Government
9 1 (0.66%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (29.80%) Architect
2 42 (27.81%) Network Engineer
3 19 (12.58%) Consultant
4 15 (9.93%) Network Architect
4 15 (9.93%) Cisco Engineer
4 15 (9.93%) Security Architect
5 13 (8.61%) Network Consultant
6 12 (7.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 11 (7.28%) Analyst
8 9 (5.96%) Security Analyst
8 9 (5.96%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (4.64%) Network Design Architect
9 7 (4.64%) Information Security Analyst
9 7 (4.64%) Information Analyst
9 7 (4.64%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.64%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.97%) Network Design Consultant
11 5 (3.31%) Designer
11 5 (3.31%) Design Engineer
12 4 (2.65%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.65%) Middleware
2 2 (1.32%) JMS
2 2 (1.32%) CSS
2 2 (1.32%) JSP
2 2 (1.32%) Servlets
2 2 (1.32%) Web Services
2 2 (1.32%) XML
2 2 (1.32%) XSD
2 2 (1.32%) HTML
2 2 (1.32%) RESTful
2 2 (1.32%) JSON
3 1 (0.66%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
1 5 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (3.31%) Management Information System
1 5 (3.31%) NHS
2 4 (2.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.32%) Equities
3 2 (1.32%) Clustering
3 2 (1.32%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.32%) GIS
3 2 (1.32%) PKI
3 2 (1.32%) Social Network
3 2 (1.32%) iPad
3 2 (1.32%) FlexPod
4 1 (0.66%) Social Media
4 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.66%) CESG
4 1 (0.66%) CCTV
4 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.66%) SecurID
4 1 (0.66%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 37 (24.50%) Windows
2 11 (7.28%) UNIX
3 9 (5.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (4.64%) Linux
5 6 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.99%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.66%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.57%) Migration
1 22 (14.57%) Network Architecture
2 20 (13.25%) Network Monitoring
2 20 (13.25%) ITIL
3 16 (10.60%) Project Management
4 12 (7.95%) Network Management
5 10 (6.62%) Risk Management
5 10 (6.62%) Load Balancing
6 9 (5.96%) Service Delivery
6 9 (5.96%) Information Security
7 8 (5.30%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.30%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (3.97%) E-Commerce
8 6 (3.97%) Asset Management
9 5 (3.31%) Change Control
10 4 (2.65%) Business Continuity
10 4 (2.65%) Validation
10 4 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (2.65%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (2.65%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.95%) SQL
2 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.32%) Java
2 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 65 (43.05%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (27.81%) CCNP
3 25 (16.56%) CCNA
4 23 (15.23%) CCIE
5 14 (9.27%) CCDP
6 12 (7.95%) CISSP
7 10 (6.62%) Degree
8 8 (5.30%) CNA
8 8 (5.30%) Novell Certification
8 8 (5.30%) Network+ Certification
8 8 (5.30%) GIAC
8 8 (5.30%) GCIA
9 6 (3.97%) Security Cleared
10 5 (3.31%) CCVP
11 4 (2.65%) CCDA
11 4 (2.65%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.99%) CCSE
12 3 (1.99%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.99%) CCIP
12 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) SLA
2 3 (1.99%) QA
3 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (5.30%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.64%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.32%) NFS
4 2 (1.32%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.32%) HDFS
4 2 (1.32%) XenApp
5 1 (0.66%) IAG
5 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.64%) SCCM
2 4 (2.65%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (1.99%) SCOM
3 3 (1.99%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.32%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.66%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.66%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.66%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 100 (66.23%) Cisco
2 31 (20.53%) CheckPoint
3 26 (17.22%) Microsoft
4 24 (15.89%) VMware
5 20 (13.25%) Juniper
6 14 (9.27%) HP
7 12 (7.95%) F5
8 9 (5.96%) Citrix
9 8 (5.30%) NetApp
10 6 (3.97%) Symantec
10 6 (3.97%) Nokia
10 6 (3.97%) Oracle
11 5 (3.31%) Blue Coat
11 5 (3.31%) Sun
11 5 (3.31%) EMC
11 5 (3.31%) McAfee
12 4 (2.65%) Radware
12 4 (2.65%) NetIQ
12 4 (2.65%) Dell
12 4 (2.65%) CA
West London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
DP Connect
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago