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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 328 347 326
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Contract jobs citing Network Design 80 59 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.32% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 38 26
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +23.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £700 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £331
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +20.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £28.00 £33.75 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.03% -17.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £30.75 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £34.75 £41.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £22.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+77.27% +6.02%
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
17519 18237 16983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.29% 78.19% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12272 12958 11811
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 229 237
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -24.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 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 1 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 +9 14 £450 - 3
Ruislip - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £500 -
Docklands, London -1 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £775 -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 113 (70.19%) Cisco
2 68 (42.24%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (32.30%) Firewall
4 49 (30.43%) CCNP
5 44 (27.33%) Juniper
5 44 (27.33%) LAN
6 43 (26.71%) WAN
7 36 (22.36%) Finance
7 36 (22.36%) Cisco ASA
8 34 (21.12%) TCP/IP
9 32 (19.88%) BGP
9 32 (19.88%) Wireless
10 30 (18.63%) OSPF
11 28 (17.39%) MPLS
12 27 (16.77%) Windows
13 26 (16.15%) VPN
13 26 (16.15%) Telecoms
13 26 (16.15%) Network Security
14 25 (15.53%) VMware
14 25 (15.53%) CCIE
14 25 (15.53%) CheckPoint
15 24 (14.91%) Microsoft
15 24 (14.91%) IPsec
15 24 (14.91%) Cisco Nexus
16 23 (14.29%) Banking
17 21 (13.04%) F5
18 20 (12.42%) Degree
18 20 (12.42%) SSL
18 20 (12.42%) HP
19 19 (11.80%) Internet

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.35%) Lync
3 5 (3.11%) IIS
4 4 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.86%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.86%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (1.86%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.24%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.62%) nginx
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.86%) MS Office
3 2 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.11%) SaaS
2 4 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.62%) IaaS
3 1 (0.62%) Yammer
3 1 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (32.30%) Firewall
2 44 (27.33%) LAN
3 43 (26.71%) WAN
4 36 (22.36%) Cisco ASA
5 34 (21.12%) TCP/IP
6 32 (19.88%) BGP
6 32 (19.88%) Wireless
7 30 (18.63%) OSPF
8 28 (17.39%) MPLS
9 26 (16.15%) VPN
9 26 (16.15%) Network Security
10 24 (14.91%) IPsec
10 24 (14.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 20 (12.42%) SSL
12 19 (11.80%) Internet
13 18 (11.18%) VoIP
14 17 (10.56%) SAN
15 16 (9.94%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (8.70%) EIGRP
17 13 (8.07%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.48%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (2.48%) MongoDB
1 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.86%) MySQL
2 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.62%) Redis
3 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.86%) JIRA
2 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.62%) Ant
General
1 36 (22.36%) Finance
2 26 (16.15%) Telecoms
3 23 (14.29%) Banking
4 10 (6.21%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.11%) Marketing
5 5 (3.11%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.86%) Advertising
6 3 (1.86%) Retail
7 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.62%) Games
7 1 (0.62%) Law
7 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 67 (41.61%) Network Engineer
2 37 (22.98%) Architect
3 16 (9.94%) Network Architect
4 15 (9.32%) Senior Network Engineer
5 13 (8.07%) Design Engineer
6 12 (7.45%) Network Design Engineer
7 10 (6.21%) Consultant
8 8 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.11%) SharePoint Specialist
9 5 (3.11%) Telecoms Consultant
9 5 (3.11%) Sales Consultant
9 5 (3.11%) IT Consultant
9 5 (3.11%) Technical Architect
9 5 (3.11%) IT Sales Consultant
9 5 (3.11%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 5 (3.11%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (2.48%) Network Consultant
10 4 (2.48%) Network Planner
10 4 (2.48%) Senior Network Design Engineer
10 4 (2.48%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.83%) SOAP
2 8 (4.97%) XML
3 5 (3.11%) Struts
3 5 (3.11%) .NET
3 5 (3.11%) J2EE
3 5 (3.11%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.11%) CSS
3 5 (3.11%) jQuery
3 5 (3.11%) Velocity
3 5 (3.11%) Spring
3 5 (3.11%) Ajax
4 3 (1.86%) SAP PI
4 3 (1.86%) REST
4 3 (1.86%) Web Services
4 3 (1.86%) WSRP
4 3 (1.86%) JSON
5 2 (1.24%) MEAP
6 1 (0.62%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.35%) iPad
1 7 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.11%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (2.48%) User Experience
4 3 (1.86%) NHS
4 3 (1.86%) PKI
4 3 (1.86%) Spread Betting
4 3 (1.86%) IPTV
5 2 (1.24%) Statistics
5 2 (1.24%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.24%) Eurex
5 2 (1.24%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.24%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.62%) BYOD
6 1 (0.62%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.62%) CCTV
6 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.77%) Windows
2 19 (11.80%) Linux
3 8 (4.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (4.35%) Android
5 6 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.48%) CentOS
8 3 (1.86%) UNIX
9 2 (1.24%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (1.24%) Solaris
9 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.18%) Load Balancing
2 16 (9.94%) ITIL
3 14 (8.70%) Network Planning
3 14 (8.70%) Project Management
4 12 (7.45%) Migration
4 12 (7.45%) Low Latency
4 12 (7.45%) Network Architecture
5 10 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (6.21%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (5.59%) Network Management
6 9 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (4.35%) DevOps
7 7 (4.35%) Release Management
7 7 (4.35%) Validation
7 7 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 6 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (3.73%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (3.73%) E-Commerce
8 6 (3.73%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.59%) SQL
2 8 (4.97%) JavaScript
3 7 (4.35%) Java
4 5 (3.11%) C#
5 3 (1.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.62%) Python
6 1 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 68 (42.24%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (30.43%) CCNP
3 25 (15.53%) CCIE
4 20 (12.42%) Degree
5 16 (9.94%) CCNA
6 14 (8.70%) Security Cleared
7 11 (6.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (5.59%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.11%) MCSE
9 5 (3.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.48%) CCSA
10 4 (2.48%) JNCIS
10 4 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (1.86%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.24%) CCDA
12 2 (1.24%) CCDP
13 1 (0.62%) HP AIS
13 1 (0.62%) HP ASE
13 1 (0.62%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.48%) SLA
2 2 (1.24%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.62%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.97%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.35%) ProxySG
4 6 (3.73%) vSphere
4 6 (3.73%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.11%) Firmware
6 4 (2.48%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.86%) IAG
7 3 (1.86%) vCloud
7 3 (1.86%) NFS
8 2 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (3.11%) RANCID
2 4 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.48%) Puppet
3 3 (1.86%) SCCM
3 3 (1.86%) SCOM
3 3 (1.86%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.24%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.24%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.62%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 113 (70.19%) Cisco
2 44 (27.33%) Juniper
3 25 (15.53%) VMware
3 25 (15.53%) CheckPoint
4 24 (14.91%) Microsoft
5 21 (13.04%) F5
6 20 (12.42%) HP
7 13 (8.07%) Brocade
8 12 (7.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 11 (6.83%) Citrix
9 11 (6.83%) IBM
10 9 (5.59%) Infoblox
10 9 (5.59%) Blue Coat
10 9 (5.59%) Red Hat
11 6 (3.73%) Oracle
11 6 (3.73%) SolarWinds
12 5 (3.11%) NetApp
12 5 (3.11%) Nokia
12 5 (3.11%) Symantec
12 5 (3.11%) SAP
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