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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 307 326 346
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +20
Contract jobs citing Network Design 79 75 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.34% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.44% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 41 11
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£410 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £315 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £675 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £332 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.61% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £52.50 £55.34 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +62.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £102.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-78.04% +220.31%
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
16159 17087 15138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 78.17% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11564 11767 10514
Average daily rate £450 £445 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 237 299
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.75 £49.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 January 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 January 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 +18 23 £413 -13.15% 9
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Network Design
England

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 121 (68.36%) Cisco
2 87 (49.15%) Firewall
3 69 (38.98%) WAN
4 62 (35.03%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (31.64%) LAN
6 48 (27.12%) BGP
7 46 (25.99%) Windows
8 42 (23.73%) Telecoms
9 41 (23.16%) CheckPoint
9 41 (23.16%) Network Architecture
10 40 (22.60%) OSPF
10 40 (22.60%) CCNP
11 37 (20.90%) Microsoft
12 35 (19.77%) Cisco ASA
13 33 (18.64%) TCP/IP
13 33 (18.64%) Finance
14 31 (17.51%) EIGRP
14 31 (17.51%) Network Security
15 30 (16.95%) Juniper
16 29 (16.38%) VPN
17 28 (15.82%) MPLS
17 28 (15.82%) VMware
18 27 (15.25%) Internet
19 26 (14.69%) HP
20 24 (13.56%) CCIE
21 23 (12.99%) ITIL
22 22 (12.43%) IPsec
22 22 (12.43%) Network Monitoring
23 21 (11.86%) Banking
24 20 (11.30%) Linux

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (5.08%) SharePoint
1 9 (5.08%) MS Exchange
1 9 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (3.95%) IIS
3 5 (2.82%) Lync
4 4 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.69%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 13 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.95%) MS Office
3 6 (3.39%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.82%) MS Project
5 3 (1.69%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.39%) SaaS
2 2 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.56%) PaaS
3 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (49.15%) Firewall
2 69 (38.98%) WAN
3 56 (31.64%) LAN
4 48 (27.12%) BGP
5 40 (22.60%) OSPF
6 35 (19.77%) Cisco ASA
7 33 (18.64%) TCP/IP
8 31 (17.51%) EIGRP
8 31 (17.51%) Network Security
9 29 (16.38%) VPN
10 28 (15.82%) MPLS
11 27 (15.25%) Internet
12 22 (12.43%) IPsec
13 19 (10.73%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (10.17%) IP Telephony
15 16 (9.04%) Multicast
15 16 (9.04%) SAN
15 16 (9.04%) SSL
16 15 (8.47%) VoIP
17 14 (7.91%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.13%) DB2
4 2 (1.13%) MySQL
4 2 (1.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
General
1 42 (23.73%) Telecoms
2 33 (18.64%) Finance
3 21 (11.86%) Banking
4 14 (7.91%) Retail
5 12 (6.78%) Investment Banking
6 10 (5.65%) Legal
7 7 (3.95%) Marketing
8 5 (2.82%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.82%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.69%) Law
10 2 (1.13%) Russian Language
10 2 (1.13%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (35.03%) Network Engineer
2 55 (31.07%) Architect
3 21 (11.86%) Network Architect
4 16 (9.04%) Security Architect
5 13 (7.34%) Consultant
6 11 (6.21%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (6.21%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (5.08%) Analyst
8 7 (3.95%) Security Analyst
8 7 (3.95%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (3.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (3.39%) Information Security Analyst
9 6 (3.39%) Information Analyst
9 6 (3.39%) Network Consultant
9 6 (3.39%) Technical Architect
10 5 (2.82%) IT Consultant
10 5 (2.82%) Sales Consultant
10 5 (2.82%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (2.82%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 5 (2.82%) IT Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.39%) SOAP
2 5 (2.82%) ASP.NET
2 5 (2.82%) .NET
3 4 (2.26%) SAP PI
3 4 (2.26%) CSS
3 4 (2.26%) XML
4 2 (1.13%) RESTful
4 2 (1.13%) jQuery
4 2 (1.13%) Velocity
4 2 (1.13%) JSON
4 2 (1.13%) Ajax
4 2 (1.13%) Spring
4 2 (1.13%) XSD
4 2 (1.13%) Struts
4 2 (1.13%) Web Services
4 2 (1.13%) JSP
4 2 (1.13%) Servlets
4 2 (1.13%) HTML
4 2 (1.13%) J2EE
4 2 (1.13%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.65%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.82%) Clustering
2 5 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.26%) iPad
3 4 (2.26%) PKI
3 4 (2.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.26%) NHS
4 3 (1.69%) Spread Betting
5 2 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.13%) Social Network
5 2 (1.13%) CESG
5 2 (1.13%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (1.13%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.56%) Replication
6 1 (0.56%) BBC
6 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.56%) Equities
6 1 (0.56%) SecurID
6 1 (0.56%) Statistics
6 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (25.99%) Windows
2 20 (11.30%) Linux
3 14 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (6.21%) UNIX
5 10 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.95%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.13%) Solaris
9 1 (0.56%) Android
9 1 (0.56%) CentOS
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.16%) Network Architecture
2 23 (12.99%) ITIL
3 22 (12.43%) Network Monitoring
4 18 (10.17%) Migration
5 16 (9.04%) Project Management
6 14 (7.91%) Service Delivery
7 13 (7.34%) Network Management
8 11 (6.21%) Validation
9 9 (5.08%) Network Planning
9 9 (5.08%) Information Security
9 9 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.95%) Risk Management
10 7 (3.95%) Risk Analysis
10 7 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (3.95%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (3.95%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (3.39%) Product Management
11 6 (3.39%) Change Control
11 6 (3.39%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.91%) SQL
2 5 (2.82%) C#
2 5 (2.82%) Java
3 4 (2.26%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.26%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (35.03%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (22.60%) CCNP
3 24 (13.56%) CCIE
4 20 (11.30%) CCNA
5 17 (9.60%) Security Cleared
6 14 (7.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (7.91%) Degree
7 13 (7.34%) SC Cleared
8 10 (5.65%) CCDP
9 8 (4.52%) CISSP
10 7 (3.95%) CNA
10 7 (3.95%) Novell Certification
10 7 (3.95%) MCSE
10 7 (3.95%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (3.95%) GIAC
10 7 (3.95%) GCIA
11 5 (2.82%) CCDA
11 5 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (2.26%) CCVP
12 4 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.39%) SLA
2 2 (1.13%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (7.91%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.21%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.95%) ProxySG
5 6 (3.39%) vSphere
6 4 (2.26%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.69%) vCloud
8 2 (1.13%) HDFS
8 2 (1.13%) NFS
8 2 (1.13%) Firmware
9 1 (0.56%) IAG
9 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (5.65%) SCCM
2 8 (4.52%) SCOM
3 4 (2.26%) SCDPM
3 4 (2.26%) Puppet
3 4 (2.26%) SCVMM
3 4 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.13%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (1.13%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.56%) Control-M
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.56%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 121 (68.36%) Cisco
2 41 (23.16%) CheckPoint
3 37 (20.90%) Microsoft
4 30 (16.95%) Juniper
5 28 (15.82%) VMware
6 26 (14.69%) HP
7 14 (7.91%) F5
8 10 (5.65%) Brocade
8 10 (5.65%) Blue Coat
9 9 (5.08%) IBM
10 8 (4.52%) Symantec
11 7 (3.95%) Citrix
11 7 (3.95%) Nokia
11 7 (3.95%) EMC
12 6 (3.39%) Red Hat
12 6 (3.39%) NetApp
13 5 (2.82%) Nortel
13 5 (2.82%) Sun
13 5 (2.82%) SAP
14 4 (2.26%) Nintex
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