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 3 months to 29 March 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
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 334 363 329
Rank change year-on-year +29 -34  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 74 76 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.40% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 37 52
Median daily rate £500 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £346 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £435 £350
% change year-on-year -8.62% +24.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £65.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.07% +225.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.22% +21.62%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16653 19113 17455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.13% 85.16% 82.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11983 13825 12271
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 195 244
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.33% +10.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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
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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 12 £591 +40.77% 2
New Malden - 5 - -
Harrow +12 1 £438 -
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 London region with a requirement for Network Design.

1 89 (61.38%) Cisco
2 64 (44.14%) Firewall
3 51 (35.17%) WAN
4 50 (34.48%) LAN
5 42 (28.97%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (27.59%) VPN
6 40 (27.59%) Network Security
7 38 (26.21%) Data Centre
7 38 (26.21%) TCP/IP
8 35 (24.14%) Windows
8 35 (24.14%) Linux
9 33 (22.76%) CCNP
10 29 (20.00%) VMware
10 29 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (18.62%) DNS
11 27 (18.62%) MPLS
12 26 (17.93%) CheckPoint
13 24 (16.55%) BGP
13 24 (16.55%) Wireless
14 22 (15.17%) Information Security
14 22 (15.17%) DHCP
15 20 (13.79%) OSPF
15 20 (13.79%) Citrix
15 20 (13.79%) Juniper
15 20 (13.79%) Configuration Management
15 20 (13.79%) Finance
16 19 (13.10%) IPv4
16 19 (13.10%) IPv6
16 19 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (12.41%) F5

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 4 (2.76%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.07%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.38%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.45%) MS Office
3 4 (2.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.14%) PaaS
4 5 (3.45%) Akamai
5 4 (2.76%) IaaS
5 4 (2.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.38%) Office 365
7 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.69%) GitHub
7 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (44.14%) Firewall
2 51 (35.17%) WAN
3 50 (34.48%) LAN
4 40 (27.59%) Network Security
4 40 (27.59%) VPN
5 38 (26.21%) TCP/IP
6 29 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 27 (18.62%) DNS
7 27 (18.62%) MPLS
8 24 (16.55%) BGP
8 24 (16.55%) Wireless
9 22 (15.17%) DHCP
10 20 (13.79%) OSPF
11 19 (13.10%) IPv4
11 19 (13.10%) IPv6
12 18 (12.41%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (8.28%) SNMP
14 11 (7.59%) Internet
14 11 (7.59%) IPsec
14 11 (7.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.45%) Big Data
2 2 (1.38%) MySQL
2 2 (1.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.69%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.69%) DocumentDB
3 1 (0.69%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.69%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.83%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.69%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (13.79%) Finance
2 14 (9.66%) Legal
3 13 (8.97%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.90%) Retail
5 8 (5.52%) Back Office
5 8 (5.52%) Banking
5 8 (5.52%) Front Office
6 7 (4.83%) Law
7 5 (3.45%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.76%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.76%) Manufacturing
9 3 (2.07%) Military
10 1 (0.69%) Advertising
10 1 (0.69%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 45 (31.03%) Architect
2 26 (17.93%) Network Engineer
3 24 (16.55%) Network Architect
4 14 (9.66%) Senior Network Engineer
5 11 (7.59%) Consultant
6 10 (6.90%) Analyst
6 10 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (6.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (6.21%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (6.21%) Network Consultant
8 8 (5.52%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (5.52%) Back Office Engineer
8 8 (5.52%) Security Architect
9 6 (4.14%) Administrator
9 6 (4.14%) Cisco Analyst
9 6 (4.14%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 6 (4.14%) Network Administrator
9 6 (4.14%) Network Analyst
9 6 (4.14%) Network Security Administrator
9 6 (4.14%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.59%) Web Services
2 9 (6.21%) 802.1X
3 3 (2.07%) COM
3 3 (2.07%) XMPP
4 2 (1.38%) OAuth
4 2 (1.38%) SAML
4 2 (1.38%) SPML
5 1 (0.69%) .NET
5 1 (0.69%) Akka
5 1 (0.69%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.69%) Kafka
5 1 (0.69%) Node.js
5 1 (0.69%) OpenID
5 1 (0.69%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.69%) REST
5 1 (0.69%) spray
5 1 (0.69%) Spring
5 1 (0.69%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 38 (26.21%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.28%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (4.14%) Clustering
6 5 (3.45%) Equities
6 5 (3.45%) Fixed Income
6 5 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (2.76%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.38%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (1.38%) iSeries
9 2 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.38%) PKI
9 2 (1.38%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.69%) CESG
10 1 (0.69%) CMDB
10 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.69%) Digital TV
10 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (24.14%) Linux
1 35 (24.14%) Windows
2 14 (9.66%) Unix
3 13 (8.97%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.76%) SUSE
8 3 (2.07%) FreeBSD
8 3 (2.07%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.38%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.17%) Information Security
2 20 (13.79%) Configuration Management
3 16 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 15 (10.34%) Migration
5 13 (8.97%) Network Architecture
5 13 (8.97%) Network Management
6 12 (8.28%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (7.59%) DevOps
7 11 (7.59%) People Management
7 11 (7.59%) Time Management
7 11 (7.59%) Validation
8 10 (6.90%) Capacity Management
8 10 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (6.90%) ITIL
8 10 (6.90%) Risk Management
9 9 (6.21%) SOA
10 8 (5.52%) Functional Testing
10 8 (5.52%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.72%) SQL
2 13 (8.97%) Python
3 9 (6.21%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.07%) C
5 2 (1.38%) Java
5 2 (1.38%) Lisp
5 2 (1.38%) PHP
6 1 (0.69%) Perl
6 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 42 (28.97%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (22.76%) CCNP
3 17 (11.72%) CCIE
4 15 (10.34%) CCNA
5 13 (8.97%) CISSP
6 10 (6.90%) GIAC
7 9 (6.21%) Security Cleared
8 8 (5.52%) SANS
9 7 (4.83%) JNCIE
9 7 (4.83%) JNCIP
9 7 (4.83%) SC Cleared
10 6 (4.14%) CCDP
10 6 (4.14%) Degree
11 5 (3.45%) CCDA
11 5 (3.45%) CISM
11 5 (3.45%) CNA
11 5 (3.45%) GCIA
11 5 (3.45%) GCIH
11 5 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (3.45%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.07%) QA
4 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.28%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.83%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.76%) Docker
4 4 (2.76%) Firmware
4 4 (2.76%) vCloud
5 3 (2.07%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (2.07%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.07%) vSphere
6 1 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.69%) BIND 9
6 1 (0.69%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (7.59%) Puppet
2 10 (6.90%) Nagios
3 6 (4.14%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (3.45%) EnCase
4 5 (3.45%) FortiGate
4 5 (3.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (2.76%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.07%) Ansible
6 3 (2.07%) Nessus
6 3 (2.07%) OpenIDM
6 3 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.07%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.69%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.69%) Cacti
7 1 (0.69%) Graphite
7 1 (0.69%) Kibana
7 1 (0.69%) logstash
7 1 (0.69%) SCOM
7 1 (0.69%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 89 (61.38%) Cisco
2 29 (20.00%) VMware
3 26 (17.93%) CheckPoint
4 20 (13.79%) Citrix
4 20 (13.79%) Juniper
5 18 (12.41%) F5
6 14 (9.66%) Palo Alto
7 11 (7.59%) Red Hat
8 10 (6.90%) Huawei
8 10 (6.90%) Microsoft
9 9 (6.21%) Fortinet
10 7 (4.83%) HP
10 7 (4.83%) Meraki
11 6 (4.14%) Riverbed
12 5 (3.45%) Dell
12 5 (3.45%) Infoblox
12 5 (3.45%) Sun
13 4 (2.76%) BT
14 3 (2.07%) Oracle
14 3 (2.07%) Sybase
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