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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 340 343 380
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +37
Contract jobs citing Network Design 75 90 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.38% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.48% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 53 24
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £302 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £570 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £42.50 £44.60
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -4.70%
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
18886 18915 19605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.63% 79.01% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13486 13134 13711
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -3 11 £488 -2.59% 5
Canary Wharf -12 2 £425 -
Hammersmith - 2 £475 -
Feltham - 2 £467 -
Ilford 0 1 - -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (65.24%) Cisco
2 73 (44.51%) Cisco Certification
3 70 (42.68%) Data Centre
4 62 (37.80%) Firewall
5 57 (34.76%) WAN
6 54 (32.93%) LAN
7 52 (31.71%) Wireless
8 48 (29.27%) Finance
9 41 (25.00%) CCNP
10 37 (22.56%) Juniper
11 35 (21.34%) Network Security
12 34 (20.73%) MPLS
13 33 (20.12%) CheckPoint
13 33 (20.12%) Cisco ASA
14 30 (18.29%) Cisco Nexus
14 30 (18.29%) BGP
15 28 (17.07%) CCIE
15 28 (17.07%) VoIP
15 28 (17.07%) Windows
16 24 (14.63%) Linux
16 24 (14.63%) OSPF
16 24 (14.63%) F5
17 23 (14.02%) IPsec
18 22 (13.41%) Cisco IOS
18 22 (13.41%) VPN
19 21 (12.80%) Multicast
20 20 (12.20%) Network Architecture
20 20 (12.20%) SAN
20 20 (12.20%) Load Balancing
20 20 (12.20%) Degree

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.66%) Lync
2 5 (3.05%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.22%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.61%) Smallworld
4 1 (0.61%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (2.44%) MS Office
2 3 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.83%) Yammer
3 2 (1.22%) Office 365
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (37.80%) Firewall
2 57 (34.76%) WAN
3 54 (32.93%) LAN
4 52 (31.71%) Wireless
5 35 (21.34%) Network Security
6 34 (20.73%) MPLS
7 33 (20.12%) Cisco ASA
8 30 (18.29%) BGP
8 30 (18.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 28 (17.07%) VoIP
10 24 (14.63%) OSPF
11 23 (14.02%) IPsec
12 22 (13.41%) Cisco IOS
12 22 (13.41%) VPN
13 21 (12.80%) Multicast
14 20 (12.20%) SAN
15 16 (9.76%) EIGRP
15 16 (9.76%) BIG-IP
16 15 (9.15%) TCP/IP
17 13 (7.93%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.05%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.83%) MySQL
3 3 (1.83%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.61%) Redis
5 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (1.83%) JIRA
2 2 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
General
1 48 (29.27%) Finance
2 17 (10.37%) Banking
3 10 (6.10%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.66%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.05%) Retail
6 4 (2.44%) Advertising
7 3 (1.83%) Billing
8 2 (1.22%) Games
9 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.61%) Law
9 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (37.80%) Network Engineer
2 39 (23.78%) Architect
3 24 (14.63%) Network Architect
4 22 (13.41%) Network Design Engineer
4 22 (13.41%) Design Engineer
5 12 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (7.32%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (6.71%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.88%) Consultant
7 8 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Senior Network Design Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Senior Design Engineer
9 6 (3.66%) Network Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (3.05%) Network Consultant
10 5 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.44%) Voice Engineer
11 4 (2.44%) Storage Architect
12 3 (1.83%) Wireless Engineer
12 3 (1.83%) Network Design Architect
12 3 (1.83%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.88%) Middleware
2 6 (3.66%) 802.1X
3 5 (3.05%) XMPP
4 4 (2.44%) SOAP
4 4 (2.44%) XML
5 3 (1.83%) Web Services
5 3 (1.83%) JSON
5 3 (1.83%) MEAP
5 3 (1.83%) REST
6 2 (1.22%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.61%) WSRP
7 1 (0.61%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 70 (42.68%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.88%) User Experience
3 6 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.05%) iPad
4 5 (3.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.83%) CMDB
6 3 (1.83%) PKI
6 3 (1.83%) IPTV
6 3 (1.83%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.83%) BBC
7 2 (1.22%) NHS
7 2 (1.22%) Wiki
7 2 (1.22%) Eurex
7 2 (1.22%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.22%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.22%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.07%) Windows
2 24 (14.63%) Linux
3 11 (6.71%) Android
4 9 (5.49%) UNIX
5 6 (3.66%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (3.66%) Solaris
6 3 (1.83%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.83%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.83%) CentOS
6 3 (1.83%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (12.20%) Load Balancing
1 20 (12.20%) Network Architecture
2 17 (10.37%) ITIL
2 17 (10.37%) Project Management
3 14 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (6.10%) Network Management
4 10 (6.10%) Low Latency
5 9 (5.49%) Service Delivery
6 8 (4.88%) Change Management
6 8 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (4.88%) Business Continuity
6 8 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (4.27%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (4.27%) Change Control
7 7 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.27%) Migration
8 6 (3.66%) Service Management
8 6 (3.66%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 6 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (3.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.66%) SQL
2 4 (2.44%) Java
3 3 (1.83%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.83%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.83%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.61%) C
4 1 (0.61%) Ruby
4 1 (0.61%) Python
4 1 (0.61%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 73 (44.51%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (25.00%) CCNP
3 28 (17.07%) CCIE
4 20 (12.20%) Degree
5 15 (9.15%) CCNA
6 9 (5.49%) Security Cleared
7 7 (4.27%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.83%) PMP
8 3 (1.83%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.83%) JNCIA
8 3 (1.83%) JNCIS
8 3 (1.83%) CCDE
9 2 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.22%) Postgraduate
9 2 (1.22%) CCDP
10 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.61%) CCDA
10 1 (0.61%) CCSP
10 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.61%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.44%) SLA
2 3 (1.83%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.49%) ProxySG
3 5 (3.05%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.05%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.83%) NFS
4 3 (1.83%) IAG
5 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (3.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (3.66%) Control-M
2 6 (3.66%) BladeLogic
3 5 (3.05%) RANCID
4 3 (1.83%) Puppet
4 3 (1.83%) CFEngine
5 2 (1.22%) OPNET
5 2 (1.22%) SCCM
5 2 (1.22%) SCOM
5 2 (1.22%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco LMS
6 1 (0.61%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.61%) Nagios
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 107 (65.24%) Cisco
2 37 (22.56%) Juniper
3 33 (20.12%) CheckPoint
4 24 (14.63%) F5
5 17 (10.37%) Blue Coat
6 16 (9.76%) Citrix
7 13 (7.93%) VMware
7 13 (7.93%) Symantec
8 12 (7.32%) Oracle
9 11 (6.71%) Microsoft
10 10 (6.10%) Nokia
10 10 (6.10%) SolarWinds
11 9 (5.49%) Brocade
11 9 (5.49%) Avaya
11 9 (5.49%) Nortel
12 8 (4.88%) CA
12 8 (4.88%) HP
12 8 (4.88%) Infoblox
13 7 (4.27%) Riverbed
14 6 (3.66%) Dell
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