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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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 167 145 151
Rank change year-on-year -22 +6 +72
Contract jobs citing Network Design 22 5 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 3
10th Percentile £470 £372 £376
25th Percentile £500 £463 £404
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £675 £769 £519
90th Percentile £750 - £560
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
10th Percentile £38.90 - £35.75
25th Percentile £39.88 - £38.75
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £47.50
75th Percentile £53.50 - £53.88
90th Percentile £58.90 - £55.45
Central London median hourly rate £43.00 - £47.50
% change year-on-year - - +46.15%

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 3,790 2,604 2,803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.39% 91.59% 88.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,865 1,889 2,083
10th Percentile £388 £340 £338
25th Percentile £475 £431 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £515
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +1.94% -1.90%
75th Percentile £688 £628 £603
90th Percentile £775 £713 £675
Central London median daily rate £570 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +8.57% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 28 50
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £21.00 £12.28 £14.41
Median hourly rate £40.50 £22.98 £24.06
Median % change year-on-year +76.28% -4.51% +21.82%
75th Percentile £54.38 £28.94 £39.13
90th Percentile £62.50 £38.98 £52.33
Central London median hourly rate £40.50 £20.00 £24.31
% change year-on-year +102.50% -17.73% +21.55%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Network Design as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Network Design in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Network Design in the City of London

Network Design
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Network Design in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Network Design in the City of London

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Network Design in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Network Design in the City of London

Network Design
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Network Design in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Network Design in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (50.00%) CCNP
4 9 (40.91%) WAN
5 8 (36.36%) Finance
6 6 (27.27%) Firewall
6 6 (27.27%) Wireless
6 6 (27.27%) DNS
6 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
7 5 (22.73%) F5
7 5 (22.73%) Azure
7 5 (22.73%) AWS
7 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
7 5 (22.73%) VPN
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) CCIE
7 5 (22.73%) Migration
8 4 (18.18%) Financial Institution
8 4 (18.18%) OSPF
8 4 (18.18%) BGP
8 4 (18.18%) DHCP
8 4 (18.18%) LAN
8 4 (18.18%) Banking
8 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
8 4 (18.18%) Infoblox
8 4 (18.18%) Palo Alto
9 3 (13.64%) Arista
9 3 (13.64%) Social Skills
9 3 (13.64%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (13.64%) Ansible

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) AWS
1 5 (22.73%) Azure
2 2 (9.09%) IaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon EKS
3 1 (4.55%) PaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Route 53
3 1 (4.55%) SaaS
3 1 (4.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) WAN
2 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) Wireless
3 5 (22.73%) VPN
4 4 (18.18%) BGP
4 4 (18.18%) DHCP
4 4 (18.18%) LAN
4 4 (18.18%) OSPF
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (9.09%) MPLS
6 2 (9.09%) Multicast
6 2 (9.09%) SD-WAN
7 1 (4.55%) 5G
7 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.55%) IPsec
7 1 (4.55%) SNMP
7 1 (4.55%) VRRP
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Financial Institution
3 3 (13.64%) Social Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Legal
5 1 (4.55%) Law
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Network Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Transition Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Architecture Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Network Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Service Transformation Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Service Transition Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Angular 2
1 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.55%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) IoT
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.64%) Agile
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) High-Frequency Trading
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Low Latency
4 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Project Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.09%) SDLC
4 2 (9.09%) Service Design
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) Bash
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (22.73%) CCIE
4 1 (4.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) CCSP
4 1 (4.55%) CISSP
4 1 (4.55%) CWAP
4 1 (4.55%) CWDP
4 1 (4.55%) CWNA
4 1 (4.55%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) GDPR
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Firmware
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
2 1 (4.55%) Prometheus
2 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
2 5 (22.73%) F5
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Infoblox
3 4 (18.18%) Palo Alto
4 3 (13.64%) Arista
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
5 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.55%) Draytek
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) NETGEAR
6 1 (4.55%) NetScout
6 1 (4.55%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) Splunk