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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 349 347 381
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +34
Contract jobs citing Network Design 76 76 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.41% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 48 19
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£475 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.79% +7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £271 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £790 £558 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £35.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+19.60% -14.45%
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
18590 18554 19032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.19% 78.90% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 12960 13184
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
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 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 225 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £53.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -8 12 £534 +18.72% 3
Canary Wharf -14 2 £425 -15.00%
Ilford - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 100 (64.10%) Cisco
2 67 (42.95%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (37.18%) Data Centre
4 53 (33.97%) Firewall
5 50 (32.05%) LAN
5 50 (32.05%) WAN
6 46 (29.49%) Wireless
7 39 (25.00%) CCNP
8 38 (24.36%) Juniper
9 37 (23.72%) Finance
10 33 (21.15%) Network Security
11 31 (19.87%) Windows
12 30 (19.23%) MPLS
13 26 (16.67%) BGP
13 26 (16.67%) CheckPoint
13 26 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
14 24 (15.38%) VoIP
15 23 (14.74%) Linux
15 23 (14.74%) Load Balancing
15 23 (14.74%) Cisco IOS
16 21 (13.46%) SAN
16 21 (13.46%) CCIE
16 21 (13.46%) OSPF
16 21 (13.46%) F5
17 20 (12.82%) Cisco Nexus
17 20 (12.82%) IPsec
17 20 (12.82%) Degree
18 19 (12.18%) TCP/IP
18 19 (12.18%) VPN
19 17 (10.90%) Ethernet

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (3.85%) Lync
2 5 (3.21%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (1.28%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.64%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.64%) Smallworld
4 1 (0.64%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (3.21%) MS Office
2 3 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.64%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.92%) Yammer
3 2 (1.28%) Office 365
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (33.97%) Firewall
2 50 (32.05%) LAN
2 50 (32.05%) WAN
3 46 (29.49%) Wireless
4 33 (21.15%) Network Security
5 30 (19.23%) MPLS
6 26 (16.67%) BGP
6 26 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (15.38%) VoIP
8 23 (14.74%) Cisco IOS
9 21 (13.46%) OSPF
9 21 (13.46%) SAN
10 20 (12.82%) IPsec
10 20 (12.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (12.18%) TCP/IP
11 19 (12.18%) VPN
12 17 (10.90%) Ethernet
13 16 (10.26%) Multicast
14 14 (8.97%) EIGRP
15 13 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.21%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.92%) MySQL
3 3 (1.92%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (1.92%) JIRA
2 2 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.64%) Ant
3 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
General
1 37 (23.72%) Finance
2 17 (10.90%) Banking
3 13 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.21%) Retail
4 5 (3.21%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.56%) Advertising
6 2 (1.28%) Billing
7 1 (0.64%) Games
7 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (34.62%) Network Engineer
2 39 (25.00%) Architect
3 22 (14.10%) Network Architect
4 14 (8.97%) Network Design Engineer
4 14 (8.97%) Design Engineer
5 12 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (6.41%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (4.49%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.49%) Project Manager
8 6 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (3.21%) Consultant
10 4 (2.56%) Network Consultant
10 4 (2.56%) Senior Network Design Engineer
10 4 (2.56%) Voice Engineer
10 4 (2.56%) Technical Design Authority
10 4 (2.56%) Storage Architect
10 4 (2.56%) Senior Design Engineer
11 3 (1.92%) Network Design Architect
11 3 (1.92%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.13%) Middleware
2 6 (3.85%) XML
2 6 (3.85%) 802.1X
3 5 (3.21%) SOAP
3 5 (3.21%) XMPP
4 4 (2.56%) MEAP
5 3 (1.92%) REST
5 3 (1.92%) Spring
5 3 (1.92%) Ajax
5 3 (1.92%) jQuery
5 3 (1.92%) JSON
5 3 (1.92%) Velocity
5 3 (1.92%) Struts
5 3 (1.92%) Web Services
5 3 (1.92%) J2EE
5 3 (1.92%) CSS
6 2 (1.28%) WSRP
6 2 (1.28%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.64%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 58 (37.18%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.41%) User Experience
3 8 (5.13%) iPad
4 5 (3.21%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.56%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.92%) NHS
6 3 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.92%) BBC
6 3 (1.92%) IPTV
6 3 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.28%) PKI
7 2 (1.28%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.28%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.28%) Eurex
8 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) CCTV
8 1 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.87%) Windows
2 23 (14.74%) Linux
3 12 (7.69%) Android
4 10 (6.41%) UNIX
5 7 (4.49%) Solaris
6 6 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.92%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.92%) CentOS
9 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.74%) Load Balancing
2 17 (10.90%) Network Architecture
3 15 (9.62%) ITIL
4 11 (7.05%) Project Management
4 11 (7.05%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (7.05%) Network Planning
5 10 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (5.77%) Migration
7 8 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (5.13%) Low Latency
7 8 (5.13%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.49%) Business Continuity
8 7 (4.49%) Change Control
8 7 (4.49%) Network Management
8 7 (4.49%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (3.85%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 6 (3.85%) Service Management
10 5 (3.21%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.85%) JavaScript
1 6 (3.85%) SQL
2 5 (3.21%) Java
3 3 (1.92%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.64%) Python
4 1 (0.64%) Lisp
4 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (42.95%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (25.00%) CCNP
3 21 (13.46%) CCIE
4 20 (12.82%) Degree
5 14 (8.97%) CCNA
6 11 (7.05%) Security Cleared
7 8 (5.13%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.92%) JNCIA
8 3 (1.92%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.28%) Postgraduate
9 2 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.28%) PMP
9 2 (1.28%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.64%) CCSA
10 1 (0.64%) CCDA
10 1 (0.64%) CCDP
10 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.28%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.64%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.77%) ProxySG
3 5 (3.21%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.21%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.92%) IAG
4 3 (1.92%) Firmware
4 3 (1.92%) NFS
5 2 (1.28%) vSphere
6 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (4.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (3.85%) Control-M
2 6 (3.85%) BladeLogic
3 5 (3.21%) RANCID
4 2 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.28%) SCCM
4 2 (1.28%) SCOM
4 2 (1.28%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.64%) Nagios
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.64%) Puppet
5 1 (0.64%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (0.64%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.64%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.64%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 100 (64.10%) Cisco
2 38 (24.36%) Juniper
3 26 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 21 (13.46%) F5
5 16 (10.26%) VMware
6 13 (8.33%) Symantec
6 13 (8.33%) Oracle
6 13 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 12 (7.69%) Citrix
8 10 (6.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 10 (6.41%) Nokia
8 10 (6.41%) Blue Coat
9 9 (5.77%) Brocade
9 9 (5.77%) Avaya
9 9 (5.77%) Nortel
9 9 (5.77%) HP
10 7 (4.49%) CA
11 6 (3.85%) EMC
11 6 (3.85%) Fortinet
12 5 (3.21%) Huawei
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