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 3 months to 30 April 2017 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 / City of London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 140 185
Rank change year-on-year -11 +45  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 14 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.44% 0.43% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.49% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 10
Median daily rate £591 £440 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.37% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £575 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £424 £375
% change year-on-year +0.29% +13.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +25.55% +15.38%  

Network Design is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2751 3036 4508
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.94% 86.94% 81.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2093 2459 3507
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 43
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.78% -21.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.75 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £44.00 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Network Design as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 13 (54.17%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) Legal
3 10 (41.67%) Citrix
4 9 (37.50%) Firewall
5 8 (33.33%) Law
6 7 (29.17%) Network Security
6 7 (29.17%) Windows
7 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.83%) VPN
8 5 (20.83%) WAN
8 5 (20.83%) Linux
8 5 (20.83%) Finance
8 5 (20.83%) Unified Communications
8 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
9 4 (16.67%) SANS
9 4 (16.67%) Threat Detection
9 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (16.67%) VLAN
9 4 (16.67%) GCIA
9 4 (16.67%) GCIH
9 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (16.67%) GIAC
9 4 (16.67%) VMware
9 4 (16.67%) Information Security
9 4 (16.67%) Unix
9 4 (16.67%) CISSP
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

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 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) Network Security
3 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (20.83%) Unified Communications
4 5 (20.83%) VPN
4 5 (20.83%) WAN
5 4 (16.67%) BGP
5 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (16.67%) VLAN
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (12.50%) IPv4
6 3 (12.50%) OSPF
6 3 (12.50%) Skype
7 2 (8.33%) EIGRP
7 2 (8.33%) Kerberos
7 2 (8.33%) LAN
7 2 (8.33%) LDAP
7 2 (8.33%) MPLS
7 2 (8.33%) Multicast
7 2 (8.33%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (45.83%) Legal
2 8 (33.33%) Law
3 5 (20.83%) Finance
4 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (4.17%) Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Security Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Security Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Voice Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) XMPP
2 1 (4.17%) Akka
2 1 (4.17%) Node.js
2 1 (4.17%) Play Framework
2 1 (4.17%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) spray
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) Symfony
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Equities
2 2 (8.33%) Fixed Income
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (16.67%) Information Security
1 4 (16.67%) Threat Detection
1 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (12.50%) DevOps
2 3 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (8.33%) Change Control
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.33%) High Availability
3 2 (8.33%) Network Management
3 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.33%) Security Operations
4 1 (4.17%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Forensic Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile First
4 1 (4.17%) People Management
4 1 (4.17%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (16.67%) CISSP
1 4 (16.67%) CNA
1 4 (16.67%) GCIA
1 4 (16.67%) GCIH
1 4 (16.67%) GIAC
1 4 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
1 4 (16.67%) Novell Certification
1 4 (16.67%) SANS
2 2 (8.33%) CCIE
2 2 (8.33%) CCNP
2 2 (8.33%) CISM
2 2 (8.33%) JNCIE
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Docker
2 2 (8.33%) vCloud
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (12.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (8.33%) OpenIDM
3 2 (8.33%) Puppet
4 1 (4.17%) Ansible
4 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco
2 10 (41.67%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.33%) F5
5 2 (8.33%) ForgeRock
5 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.33%) Sun
6 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec
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