Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 24 January 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 204 213
Rank change year-on-year -17 +9 +32
Contract jobs citing Network Design 27 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.38% 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.57% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 13
City of London median daily rate £445 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.61% +43.75% -15.79%
10th Percentile £236 £398 £359
90th Percentile £683 £663 £516
Central London median daily rate £450 £494 £435
% change year-on-year -8.86% +13.51% -8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,262 5,453 5,894
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.78% 87.75% 85.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,011 4,342 4,695
City of London median daily rate £510 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £669 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 49 55
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.88% -5.68% +18.93%
10th Percentile £11.67 £13.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £31.35 £55.00 £53.10
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £21.68
% change year-on-year +7.89% -12.37% +22.15%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in the City of London

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in the City of London

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Design in the City of London

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 21 (77.78%) Firewall
2 16 (59.26%) Cisco
3 12 (44.44%) Wireless
4 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (37.04%) VPN
5 9 (33.33%) WAN
5 9 (33.33%) BGP
5 9 (33.33%) Network Security
6 8 (29.63%) LAN
6 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
7 7 (25.93%) Finance
8 6 (22.22%) Juniper
8 6 (22.22%) CCNP
8 6 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
8 6 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
9 5 (18.52%) Banking
9 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
9 5 (18.52%) Broadband
9 5 (18.52%) Information Security
9 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
9 5 (18.52%) OSPF
10 4 (14.81%) MPLS
10 4 (14.81%) CISM
10 4 (14.81%) IPsec
10 4 (14.81%) ITIL
10 4 (14.81%) CCNA
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (14.81%) Network Management

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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:

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) Firewall
2 12 (44.44%) Wireless
3 10 (37.04%) VPN
4 9 (33.33%) BGP
4 9 (33.33%) Network Security
4 9 (33.33%) WAN
5 8 (29.63%) LAN
5 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
6 6 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (18.52%) Broadband
7 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
7 5 (18.52%) OSPF
8 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (14.81%) IPsec
8 4 (14.81%) MPLS
8 4 (14.81%) Multicast
8 4 (14.81%) VLAN
9 3 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (11.11%) NetScaler
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.41%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Local Government
5 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
5 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) JSON
2 1 (3.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) PKI
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Unix
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
1 6 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (18.52%) Information Security
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Network Management
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Change Control
4 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (11.11%) High Availability
4 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (7.41%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (7.41%) Computer Security
5 2 (7.41%) E-Discovery
5 2 (7.41%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Statistics
5 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.41%) Threat Detection
5 2 (7.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (22.22%) CCNP
3 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) CCNA
4 4 (14.81%) CISM
5 3 (11.11%) CISSP
5 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) Degree
6 2 (7.41%) GCIA
6 2 (7.41%) GCIH
6 2 (7.41%) GIAC
6 2 (7.41%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (7.41%) Novell Certification
6 2 (7.41%) SANS
7 1 (3.70%) CCIE
7 1 (3.70%) CCSP
7 1 (3.70%) CEH
7 1 (3.70%) CISA
7 1 (3.70%) CWNA
7 1 (3.70%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) iptables
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) CSIRT
1 2 (7.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
1 2 (7.41%) SELinux
1 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.70%) Cacti
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.70%) Nagios
2 1 (3.70%) OPNET
2 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco
2 6 (22.22%) Juniper
3 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) F5
3 3 (11.11%) Palo Alto
3 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Sun
4 2 (7.41%) Tufin
5 1 (3.70%) Arista
5 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.70%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.70%) Trustwave
5 1 (3.70%) VMware