Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 15 November 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 438 484 386
Rank change year-on-year +46 -98 +73
Contract jobs citing Network Design 193 166 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.42% 0.35% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.40% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 93 157
London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £363
90th Percentile £673 £665 £600
England median daily rate £453 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +6.47% -3.41% +5.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 2
London median hourly rate £39.25 £47.50 £37.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.37% +26.35% +127.85%
10th Percentile £32.83 £25.95 £27.87
90th Percentile £46.28 £53.50 £46.92
England median hourly rate £46.25 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +15.38%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,633 41,351 39,574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.55% 88.03% 87.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,322 30,008 28,361
London median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £644
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 405 418
London median hourly rate £22.93 £22.50 £21.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +2.79% +9.45%
10th Percentile £13.22 £13.31 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.35 £50.00 £50.04
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.84
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.91% +3.80%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Network Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in London

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Design in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in London

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in London over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Design in London

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design in London

Network Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in London over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Network Design in London

Network Design
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design within the London region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London 0 43 £475 -9.52% 8
South London -15 16 £600 +32.99% 3
West London -15 4 £375 -28.57% 6
North London -7 1 £350 - 1
East London -21 1 £675 +50.00% 4
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 112 (58.03%) Cisco
2 84 (43.52%) WAN
3 70 (36.27%) Cisco Certification
4 69 (35.75%) Firewall
5 57 (29.53%) LAN
6 49 (25.39%) Data Centre
7 41 (21.24%) BGP
8 40 (20.73%) Wireless
9 36 (18.65%) CCNP
10 35 (18.13%) CCIE
11 34 (17.62%) Juniper
12 33 (17.10%) OSPF
13 31 (16.06%) Migration
14 30 (15.54%) TCP/IP
15 29 (15.03%) VMware
16 26 (13.47%) Network Security
16 26 (13.47%) Security Cleared
16 26 (13.47%) Cisco Nexus
17 25 (12.95%) VPN
18 23 (11.92%) ITIL
19 21 (10.88%) Finance
19 21 (10.88%) Windows
20 19 (9.84%) MPLS
20 19 (9.84%) Wireshark
20 19 (9.84%) SC Cleared
20 19 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (9.84%) Private Cloud
21 18 (9.33%) Linux
21 18 (9.33%) DNS
21 18 (9.33%) Microsoft

Network Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 11 (5.70%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.04%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.66%) Office 365
4 7 (3.63%) PaaS
5 6 (3.11%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (3.11%) SaaS
6 5 (2.59%) IaaS
7 4 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 84 (43.52%) WAN
2 69 (35.75%) Firewall
3 57 (29.53%) LAN
4 41 (21.24%) BGP
5 40 (20.73%) Wireless
6 33 (17.10%) OSPF
7 30 (15.54%) TCP/IP
8 26 (13.47%) Cisco Nexus
8 26 (13.47%) Network Security
9 25 (12.95%) VPN
10 19 (9.84%) MPLS
10 19 (9.84%) Wireshark
11 18 (9.33%) DNS
12 16 (8.29%) Ethernet
13 13 (6.74%) DHCP
14 12 (6.22%) ISDN
15 10 (5.18%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (5.18%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (5.18%) NX-OS
15 10 (5.18%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.52%) MySQL
1 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.52%) Redis
1 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (0.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.04%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.04%) GitLab
2 2 (1.04%) Jasmine
2 2 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.04%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.04%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.52%) Robot Framework
3 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 21 (10.88%) Finance
2 13 (6.74%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.63%) Back Office
4 4 (2.07%) Retail
5 3 (1.55%) Banking
5 3 (1.55%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.04%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Front Office
7 1 (0.52%) Games
7 1 (0.52%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 69 (35.75%) Network Engineer
2 58 (30.05%) Architect
3 23 (11.92%) Cisco Engineer
4 21 (10.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 21 (10.88%) Network Architect
5 17 (8.81%) Senior Network Engineer
6 15 (7.77%) Consultant
6 15 (7.77%) Network Design Engineer
7 14 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (6.74%) Cisco Design Engineer
9 11 (5.70%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (5.70%) Design Engineer
10 10 (5.18%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 9 (4.66%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
11 9 (4.66%) Network Consultant
11 9 (4.66%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 8 (4.15%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (4.15%) Project Engineer
12 8 (4.15%) WAN Engineer
13 7 (3.63%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.59%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.55%) REST
3 2 (1.04%) Gherkin
3 2 (1.04%) Jinja
3 2 (1.04%) LDAP
3 2 (1.04%) Web Services
3 2 (1.04%) YAML
4 1 (0.52%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.52%) JSON
4 1 (0.52%) Middleware
4 1 (0.52%) OAuth
4 1 (0.52%) OpenID
4 1 (0.52%) SAML
4 1 (0.52%) SOAP
4 1 (0.52%) SPML
4 1 (0.52%) TensorFlow
4 1 (0.52%) Theano
4 1 (0.52%) Torch
4 1 (0.52%) XML
4 1 (0.52%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 49 (25.39%) Data Centre
2 19 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.84%) Private Cloud
3 10 (5.18%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (4.66%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (4.66%) PKI
5 7 (3.63%) User Experience
6 4 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.07%) NHS
6 4 (2.07%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.55%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.55%) Video\Live Streaming
7 3 (1.55%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.52%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.52%) Fintech
9 1 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.52%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.88%) Windows
2 18 (9.33%) Linux
3 9 (4.66%) Unix
4 7 (3.63%) CentOS
5 4 (2.07%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.04%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.04%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.04%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.52%) Debian
7 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.52%) SUSE
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.06%) Migration
2 23 (11.92%) ITIL
3 17 (8.81%) Load Balancing
3 17 (8.81%) Network Management
4 16 (8.29%) Information Security
5 15 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (7.25%) Network Architecture
7 13 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (6.74%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (5.70%) DevOps
8 11 (5.70%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.66%) Risk Management
10 8 (4.15%) Change Management
10 8 (4.15%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.15%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (3.63%) Capacity Management
11 7 (3.63%) Fault Management
11 7 (3.63%) Identity Management
11 7 (3.63%) Security Architecture
11 7 (3.63%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.11%) Python
2 4 (2.07%) C
2 4 (2.07%) Java
2 4 (2.07%) Perl
3 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.55%) Ruby
3 3 (1.55%) SQL
4 1 (0.52%) Bourne shell
4 1 (0.52%) PHP
4 1 (0.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 70 (36.27%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (18.65%) CCNP
3 35 (18.13%) CCIE
4 26 (13.47%) Security Cleared
5 19 (9.84%) SC Cleared
6 17 (8.81%) CCNA
7 8 (4.15%) Degree
8 5 (2.59%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 5 (2.59%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.59%) JNCIS
9 4 (2.07%) CCDP
9 4 (2.07%) CCIE Service Provider
9 4 (2.07%) CCSP
9 4 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.07%) JNCIA
9 4 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.55%) CCIE Data Center
10 3 (1.55%) GIAC
10 3 (1.55%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.11%) SLA
2 5 (2.59%) QA
3 3 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.04%) COBIT
4 2 (1.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.52%) GDPR
5 1 (0.52%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.52%) PMO
5 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (8.81%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.25%) VMware NSX
4 7 (3.63%) DFS Replication
5 6 (3.11%) Docker
6 5 (2.59%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.59%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 3 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.55%) vSphere
8 2 (1.04%) KVM
9 1 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.52%) NFS
9 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (4.66%) Nagios
2 7 (3.63%) Ansible
3 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (2.07%) SCCM
3 4 (2.07%) Terraform
4 3 (1.55%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (1.55%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.55%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.55%) Puppet
5 2 (1.04%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.52%) CASB
6 1 (0.52%) Graphite
6 1 (0.52%) Icinga
6 1 (0.52%) Kibana
6 1 (0.52%) logstash
6 1 (0.52%) Observium
6 1 (0.52%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.52%) Salt
6 1 (0.52%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 112 (58.03%) Cisco
2 34 (17.62%) Juniper
3 29 (15.03%) VMware
4 18 (9.33%) Microsoft
5 15 (7.77%) CheckPoint
6 14 (7.25%) F5
7 12 (6.22%) Riverbed
8 8 (4.15%) Fortinet
8 8 (4.15%) Google
8 8 (4.15%) Palo Alto
8 8 (4.15%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.63%) Infoblox
10 6 (3.11%) Ruckus Wireless
10 6 (3.11%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.59%) Blue Coat
11 5 (2.59%) IBM
12 4 (2.07%) Citrix
12 4 (2.07%) Meraki
13 2 (1.04%) Aruba
13 2 (1.04%) Splunk