Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 190 279
Rank change year-on-year -21 +89 +7
Contract jobs citing Network Design 27 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.42% 0.62% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.71% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 18
City of London median daily rate £563 £475 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -4.62% +10.67%
10th Percentile £420 £364 £279
90th Percentile £681 £600 £550
Central London median daily rate £569 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +19.74% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 5663 5908 9330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 87.59% 86.68% 82.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4368 4791 7311
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £319 £313 £286
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 49 92
City of London median hourly rate £20.27 £20.00 £21.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -6.54% -2.17%
10th Percentile £13.31 £11.25 £10.82
90th Percentile £29.77 £47.85 £53.63
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -6.50% -4.76% -

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 (48.15%) Cisco
2 12 (44.44%) WAN
3 11 (40.74%) Citrix
4 9 (33.33%) Legal
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (29.63%) Firewall
6 7 (25.93%) Law
6 7 (25.93%) CCIE
6 7 (25.93%) Network Security
6 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
7 6 (22.22%) CCNP
7 6 (22.22%) Windows
7 6 (22.22%) VPN
7 6 (22.22%) Finance
8 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
9 4 (14.81%) Unix
9 4 (14.81%) CNA
9 4 (14.81%) Novell Certification
9 4 (14.81%) Juniper
9 4 (14.81%) BGP
9 4 (14.81%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (14.81%) GIAC
9 4 (14.81%) CISSP
9 4 (14.81%) GCIA
9 4 (14.81%) GCIH
9 4 (14.81%) Information Security
9 4 (14.81%) Computer Forensics
9 4 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (14.81%) F5
9 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) WAN
2 8 (29.63%) Firewall
3 7 (25.93%) Network Security
4 6 (22.22%) VPN
5 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
6 4 (14.81%) BGP
6 4 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (11.11%) IPv4
7 3 (11.11%) LAN
7 3 (11.11%) OSPF
7 3 (11.11%) VLAN
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (7.41%) DMZ
8 2 (7.41%) Internet
8 2 (7.41%) IPsec
8 2 (7.41%) IPv6
8 2 (7.41%) LDAP
8 2 (7.41%) MPLS
8 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (33.33%) Legal
2 7 (25.93%) Law
3 6 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (7.41%) Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Architect
2 13 (48.15%) Network Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Network Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Security Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Voice Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Unix
3 3 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Forensics
1 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (14.81%) Information Security
1 4 (14.81%) Threat Detection
1 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (11.11%) DevOps
2 3 (11.11%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) Network Management
2 3 (11.11%) SOA
3 2 (7.41%) E-Discovery
3 2 (7.41%) Forensic Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.41%) Threat Management
3 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.70%) IT Strategy
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile First
4 1 (3.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (3.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.70%) Lisp
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.93%) CCIE
3 6 (22.22%) CCNP
4 4 (14.81%) CISSP
4 4 (14.81%) CNA
4 4 (14.81%) GCIA
4 4 (14.81%) GCIH
4 4 (14.81%) GIAC
4 4 (14.81%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (14.81%) Novell Certification
4 4 (14.81%) SANS
5 3 (11.11%) JNCIE
5 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) CCDP
6 2 (7.41%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.70%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) vCloud
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) OpenDJ
2 1 (3.70%) OpenIDM
2 1 (3.70%) Xen
2 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Cisco
2 11 (40.74%) Citrix
3 4 (14.81%) F5
3 4 (14.81%) Juniper
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
5 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
5 2 (7.41%) Symantec
6 1 (3.70%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (3.70%) ForgeRock
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat