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 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design
Rank 319 362 329
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -33
Contract jobs citing Network Design 96 71 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.36% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 45 49
Average daily rate
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£425 £460 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £568 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £369 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.67% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £52.50 £52.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £43.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% +59.25%
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
18814 19611 18641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.44% 77.66% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13635 13715 12720
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 233 330
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 October 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 22 October 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 +24 22 £475 +3.26% 6
West Drayton - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 116 (68.64%) Cisco
2 95 (56.21%) Firewall
3 85 (50.30%) WAN
4 70 (41.42%) Cisco Certification
5 65 (38.46%) LAN
6 48 (28.40%) BGP
7 45 (26.63%) Windows
8 43 (25.44%) CCNP
9 42 (24.85%) Finance
10 38 (22.49%) Telecoms
10 38 (22.49%) CheckPoint
11 37 (21.89%) OSPF
12 35 (20.71%) Network Architecture
13 33 (19.53%) Network Security
14 32 (18.93%) EIGRP
14 32 (18.93%) VPN
15 31 (18.34%) Microsoft
16 29 (17.16%) Cisco ASA
17 28 (16.57%) MPLS
17 28 (16.57%) CCNA
18 27 (15.98%) Migration
19 26 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
20 24 (14.20%) VMware
20 24 (14.20%) CCIE
20 24 (14.20%) Juniper
20 24 (14.20%) Internet
21 23 (13.61%) ITIL
22 22 (13.02%) IP Telephony
23 20 (11.83%) Cisco PIX
24 19 (11.24%) Extranet

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 10 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (5.92%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (2.37%) IIS
3 3 (1.78%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.59%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.55%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.55%) MS Office
3 5 (2.96%) MS Project
4 3 (1.78%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.59%) SaaS
2 1 (0.59%) PaaS
2 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 95 (56.21%) Firewall
2 85 (50.30%) WAN
3 65 (38.46%) LAN
4 48 (28.40%) BGP
5 37 (21.89%) OSPF
6 33 (19.53%) Network Security
7 32 (18.93%) EIGRP
7 32 (18.93%) VPN
8 29 (17.16%) Cisco ASA
9 28 (16.57%) MPLS
10 24 (14.20%) Internet
11 22 (13.02%) IP Telephony
12 20 (11.83%) Cisco PIX
13 19 (11.24%) Extranet
13 19 (11.24%) SAN
14 17 (10.06%) TCP/IP
14 17 (10.06%) IPsec
14 17 (10.06%) VLAN
15 15 (8.88%) DNS
15 15 (8.88%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.18%) DB2
3 2 (1.18%) MySQL
3 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Ant
General
1 42 (24.85%) Finance
2 38 (22.49%) Telecoms
3 17 (10.06%) Retail
4 11 (6.51%) Legal
5 10 (5.92%) Banking
6 5 (2.96%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.37%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.78%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.78%) Marketing
9 2 (1.18%) International Banking
9 2 (1.18%) Russian Language
9 2 (1.18%) Publishing
9 2 (1.18%) Law
10 1 (0.59%) Local Government
10 1 (0.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (34.32%) Architect
2 43 (25.44%) Network Engineer
3 21 (12.43%) Network Architect
3 21 (12.43%) Consultant
4 19 (11.24%) Security Architect
5 15 (8.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 14 (8.28%) Network Consultant
7 12 (7.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 11 (6.51%) Analyst
9 10 (5.92%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (5.33%) Security Analyst
11 8 (4.73%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (4.14%) Information Security Analyst
12 7 (4.14%) Information Analyst
12 7 (4.14%) Network Design Architect
13 6 (3.55%) Network Security Architect
13 6 (3.55%) Network Design Consultant
13 6 (3.55%) Senior Network Engineer
13 6 (3.55%) Network Support
14 5 (2.96%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.37%) Middleware
2 3 (1.78%) CSS
3 2 (1.18%) JSON
3 2 (1.18%) SAP PI
3 2 (1.18%) RESTful
3 2 (1.18%) JMS
3 2 (1.18%) JSP
3 2 (1.18%) Servlets
3 2 (1.18%) Web Services
3 2 (1.18%) XML
3 2 (1.18%) XSD
3 2 (1.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.14%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.55%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.96%) NHS
4 4 (2.37%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.37%) Clustering
5 3 (1.78%) CESG
5 3 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.18%) Social Network
6 2 (1.18%) PKI
6 2 (1.18%) iPad
6 2 (1.18%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.18%) Equities
6 2 (1.18%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.18%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.18%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.59%) PMI
7 1 (0.59%) SecurID
7 1 (0.59%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.59%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 45 (26.63%) Windows
2 13 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (7.10%) UNIX
4 10 (5.92%) Linux
5 6 (3.55%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.59%) Solaris
8 1 (0.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.71%) Network Architecture
2 27 (15.98%) Migration
3 26 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
4 23 (13.61%) ITIL
5 14 (8.28%) Network Management
6 13 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 12 (7.10%) Project Management
8 10 (5.92%) Risk Management
8 10 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (5.33%) Information Security
10 8 (4.73%) Load Balancing
10 8 (4.73%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (4.73%) Configuration Management
11 6 (3.55%) Change Control
11 6 (3.55%) Validation
11 6 (3.55%) Business Continuity
11 6 (3.55%) Asset Management
11 6 (3.55%) Network Planning
12 5 (2.96%) E-Commerce
12 5 (2.96%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.10%) SQL
2 4 (2.37%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.18%) VBScript
3 2 (1.18%) Java
3 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 70 (41.42%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (25.44%) CCNP
3 28 (16.57%) CCNA
4 24 (14.20%) CCIE
5 16 (9.47%) CCDP
6 12 (7.10%) CISSP
7 11 (6.51%) Security Cleared
8 9 (5.33%) Degree
8 9 (5.33%) SC Cleared
9 8 (4.73%) GIAC
9 8 (4.73%) Network+ Certification
9 8 (4.73%) GCIA
9 8 (4.73%) CNA
9 8 (4.73%) Novell Certification
10 6 (3.55%) CCVP
11 5 (2.96%) CCDA
12 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (1.78%) CCIP
13 3 (1.78%) JNCIS
13 3 (1.78%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.55%) SLA
2 3 (1.78%) QA
3 2 (1.18%) COBIT
3 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (7.10%) Hyper-V
2 11 (6.51%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.18%) XenApp
4 2 (1.18%) vSphere
4 2 (1.18%) HDFS
4 2 (1.18%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.18%) NFS
5 1 (0.59%) IAG
Systems Management
1 11 (6.51%) SCCM
2 7 (4.14%) SCOM
3 6 (3.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.37%) SCVMM
4 4 (2.37%) SCDPM
4 4 (2.37%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.18%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.59%) Control-M
6 1 (0.59%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.59%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 116 (68.64%) Cisco
2 38 (22.49%) CheckPoint
3 31 (18.34%) Microsoft
4 24 (14.20%) VMware
4 24 (14.20%) Juniper
5 19 (11.24%) HP
6 13 (7.69%) F5
7 11 (6.51%) Citrix
8 10 (5.92%) Symantec
9 8 (4.73%) McAfee
9 8 (4.73%) NetApp
9 8 (4.73%) Nokia
10 7 (4.14%) EMC
10 7 (4.14%) Nortel
11 6 (3.55%) Sun
12 5 (2.96%) Avaya
12 5 (2.96%) Oracle
12 5 (2.96%) Blue Coat
13 4 (2.37%) Lumension
13 4 (2.37%) Riverbed
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Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 26 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £440.00 - £540.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago