Period
to 23 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Network Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Design over the 6 months to 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Design
London > Central London
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 257 267 215
Rank change year-on-year +10 -52 +7
Contract jobs citing Network Design 26 26 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.31% 0.28% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.32% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 28
Central London median daily rate £488 £458 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.56% -20.43% +30.68%
10th Percentile £376 £363 £413
90th Percentile £550 £679 £650
London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £32.50 - -
London median hourly rate £39.25 £50.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -21.50% - -23.08%

Network Design is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,562 8,077 6,359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 89.63% 88.47% 87.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,770 6,294 4,849
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £340 £325 £310
90th Percentile £675 £675 £656
London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 118 52
Central London median hourly rate £21.34 £20.00 £16.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.70% +21.51% -17.70%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.49 £12.16
90th Percentile £55.76 £45.30 £29.60
London median hourly rate £25.84 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +3.34% - +23.40%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Network Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in Central London

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Design in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in Central London

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in Central London over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Design in Central London

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design in Central London

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the Central London region over the 6 months to 23 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +21 24 £475 +7.95% 2
Network Design
London

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Network Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 20 (76.92%) WAN
2 17 (65.38%) Cisco
3 15 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (57.69%) LAN
4 14 (53.85%) Firewall
5 12 (46.15%) Finance
6 11 (42.31%) VPN
7 9 (34.62%) CCNP
7 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
7 9 (34.62%) MPLS
7 9 (34.62%) BGP
7 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
8 8 (30.77%) CCIE
8 8 (30.77%) Financial Institution
8 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
9 7 (26.92%) Hedge funds
10 6 (23.08%) Network Management
10 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
10 6 (23.08%) CCNA
10 6 (23.08%) Internet
10 6 (23.08%) OSPF
11 5 (19.23%) Palo Alto
11 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
12 4 (15.38%) MiFID
12 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
12 4 (15.38%) Network Security

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.69%) IaaS
4 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) WAN
2 15 (57.69%) LAN
3 14 (53.85%) Firewall
4 11 (42.31%) VPN
5 9 (34.62%) BGP
5 9 (34.62%) MPLS
6 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 6 (23.08%) Internet
7 6 (23.08%) OSPF
8 4 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (15.38%) DHCP
8 4 (15.38%) Ethernet
8 4 (15.38%) Network Security
9 3 (11.54%) FTP
9 3 (11.54%) Multicast
9 3 (11.54%) SDH
9 3 (11.54%) SNMP
9 3 (11.54%) SSH
9 3 (11.54%) VoIP
9 3 (11.54%) WLAN
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Financial Institution
3 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Design Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) LAN Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) WAN Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Network Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) AWS Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Azure Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Active Directory Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Azure Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) IP Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 7 (26.92%) Hedge funds
3 3 (11.54%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) e-Health
4 1 (3.85%) Eurex
4 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Network Management
2 5 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Leadership
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Data-Flow Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Server Building
6 1 (3.85%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) Line Management
6 1 (3.85%) Low Latency
6 1 (3.85%) Post-Production
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.85%) Task-Oriented
6 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (34.62%) CCNP
3 8 (30.77%) CCIE
4 6 (23.08%) CCNA
4 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) BC Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (11.54%) CCDA
5 3 (11.54%) CCDP
5 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (3.85%) CCIE Service Provider
6 1 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.85%) Netcool
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
3 5 (19.23%) Palo Alto
4 3 (11.54%) F5
5 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 2 (7.69%) Juniper
5 2 (7.69%) Meraki
6 1 (3.85%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (3.85%) Arista
6 1 (3.85%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (3.85%) CA
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) Google
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) Radware
6 1 (3.85%) Reuters
6 1 (3.85%) SAP
6 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow