Period
to 16 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Software-Defined Networking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software-Defined Networking over the 6 months to 16 January 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.

Software-Defined Networking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 181 125 199
Rank change year-on-year -56 +74 -
Contract jobs citing Software-Defined Networking 3 2 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.077% 0.098% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 0.78% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) - £456 £500
Median % change year-on-year - -8.75% -
Central London median daily rate - £456 £535
% change year-on-year - -14.72% -

Software-Defined Networking is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 381 257 542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.73% 12.65% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 206 416
10th Percentile £313 £238 £200
25th Percentile £451 £363 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +4.41%
75th Percentile £600 £567 £550
90th Percentile £700 £628 £669
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £435
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.94% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 12
10th Percentile £19.40 £22.65 £16.50
25th Percentile £21.00 £22.88 £18.15
Median hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £19.75
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +16.46% +4.77%
75th Percentile £40.75 £32.69 £23.25
90th Percentile £48.10 £50.13 £38.03
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -4.35% +12.20% +9.28%

Software-Defined Networking
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Software-Defined Networking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Software-Defined Networking in the City of London

Software-Defined Networking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Software-Defined Networking in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Software-Defined Networking in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Software-Defined Networking 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 Software-Defined Networking.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware NSX
3 1 (33.33%) SD-WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
3 1 (33.33%) Azure
3 1 (33.33%) AWS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) VCP6
3 1 (33.33%) Terraform
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Software-Defined Networking
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 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) IPv4
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) SD-WAN
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (33.33%) VCP6
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware NSX
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft