Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 129 210 245
Rank change year-on-year +81 +35 -35
Contract jobs citing Network Design 7 31 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.48% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.53% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 17
Median daily rate £475 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +14.71% -23.60%
10th Percentile £385 £321 £359
90th Percentile £561 £583 £630
Central London median daily rate £450 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% -16.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% - -
Central London median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +37.50% - -

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 1,987 5,849 6,139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.96% 90.03% 88.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,379 4,568 4,849
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £338 £350 £331
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £515 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 75 106
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.83 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.03% +11.39% -6.50%
10th Percentile £12.58 £11.25 £13.24
90th Percentile £51.08 £56.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% +0.05%

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 6 August 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) CCIE
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) MPLS
5 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) F5
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 1 (14.29%) High Availability
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (14.29%) HSRP
6 1 (14.29%) Analytics
6 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
6 1 (14.29%) OpenFlow
6 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) 2G
4 1 (14.29%) 4G
4 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (14.29%) HSRP
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) LTE
4 1 (14.29%) Multicast
4 1 (14.29%) OpenFlow
4 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (14.29%) VoLTE
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Check Point GAiA
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) API Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Project Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Strategic Roadmap
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) CCIE
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) Huawei
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) Sun