Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 416 430 380
Rank change year-on-year +14 -50 +74
Contract jobs citing Network Design 211 175 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.41% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.47% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 107 161
London median daily rate £475 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.53% +5.00%
10th Percentile £335 £350 £340
90th Percentile £675 £667 £600
England median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 1
London median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +92.31% -7.14%
10th Percentile £34.90 £36.13 £25.50
90th Percentile £55.20 £52.50 £26.50
England median hourly rate £46.42 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -7.17% +38.89% -7.69%

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 39,888 37,554 39,269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.71% 87.67% 86.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,833 26,846 28,461
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 519 381 340
London median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.24 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.79 £50.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.33 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -11.15% +2.13% +9.05%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -19 35 £415 -24.55% 11
South London -29 30 £625 -
East London - 6 £675 - 2
West London -32 4 £388 -8.82% 6
North London +2 1 £350 - 1
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 149 (70.62%) Cisco
2 108 (51.18%) Firewall
3 98 (46.45%) Cisco Certification
4 81 (38.39%) WAN
5 79 (37.44%) LAN
6 65 (30.81%) CCNP
6 65 (30.81%) Data Centre
7 61 (28.91%) Wireless
8 54 (25.59%) ITIL
9 50 (23.70%) Security Cleared
10 42 (19.91%) BGP
11 39 (18.48%) Finance
11 39 (18.48%) Private Cloud
12 38 (18.01%) SC Cleared
12 38 (18.01%) VMware
12 38 (18.01%) TCP/IP
13 34 (16.11%) CCNA
13 34 (16.11%) CCIE
14 30 (14.22%) Windows
15 29 (13.74%) OSPF
15 29 (13.74%) Network Security
16 28 (13.27%) Wireshark
16 28 (13.27%) DNS
17 26 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (11.85%) Juniper
18 25 (11.85%) Linux
19 24 (11.37%) Load Balancing
19 24 (11.37%) Cisco Nexus
20 23 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (10.90%) Migration

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 (5.21%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.90%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.47%) Confluence
3 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.47%) SAS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.37%) RMDS
2 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.48%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.74%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (2.84%) Office 365
5 4 (1.90%) PaaS
6 3 (1.42%) SaaS
7 2 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.95%) IaaS
8 1 (0.47%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 108 (51.18%) Firewall
2 81 (38.39%) WAN
3 79 (37.44%) LAN
4 61 (28.91%) Wireless
5 42 (19.91%) BGP
6 38 (18.01%) TCP/IP
7 29 (13.74%) Network Security
7 29 (13.74%) OSPF
8 28 (13.27%) DNS
8 28 (13.27%) Wireshark
9 24 (11.37%) Cisco Nexus
10 23 (10.90%) DHCP
10 23 (10.90%) VPN
11 21 (9.95%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (9.00%) Cisco IOS
12 19 (9.00%) MPLS
12 19 (9.00%) Software-Defined Networking
13 16 (7.58%) WLAN
14 15 (7.11%) Multicast
15 13 (6.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.47%) Big Data
2 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.47%) MySQL
2 1 (0.47%) OLAP
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Cucumber
1 2 (0.95%) GitLab
1 2 (0.95%) Jasmine
1 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.95%) TestDirector
1 2 (0.95%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.47%) JIRA
2 1 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 39 (18.48%) Finance
2 15 (7.11%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.27%) Banking
4 7 (3.32%) Back Office
5 2 (0.95%) Front Office
5 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.95%) Retail
5 2 (0.95%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Electronics
6 1 (0.47%) Games
6 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 90 (42.65%) Network Engineer
2 49 (23.22%) Architect
3 36 (17.06%) Cisco Engineer
4 34 (16.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 26 (12.32%) Senior Network Engineer
6 20 (9.48%) Network Architect
7 16 (7.58%) Network Design Engineer
7 16 (7.58%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 15 (7.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 14 (6.64%) Cloud Engineer
9 14 (6.64%) Project Engineer
9 14 (6.64%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (5.69%) Cisco Design Engineer
11 11 (5.21%) Design Engineer
12 10 (4.74%) Enterprise Architect
13 9 (4.27%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
14 8 (3.79%) Consultant
14 8 (3.79%) Data Network Engineer
15 7 (3.32%) Data Centre Engineer
15 7 (3.32%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.42%) Middleware
2 3 (1.42%) REST
3 2 (0.95%) Gherkin
3 2 (0.95%) LDAP
4 1 (0.47%) .NET
4 1 (0.47%) JSON
4 1 (0.47%) OAuth
4 1 (0.47%) OpenID
4 1 (0.47%) SAML
4 1 (0.47%) SOAP
4 1 (0.47%) SPML
4 1 (0.47%) TensorFlow
4 1 (0.47%) Theano
4 1 (0.47%) Torch
4 1 (0.47%) Web Services
4 1 (0.47%) WSDL
4 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (30.81%) Data Centre
2 39 (18.48%) Private Cloud
3 26 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.74%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.79%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (3.32%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.84%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.84%) NHS
7 6 (2.84%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.37%) Clustering
8 5 (2.37%) Eurex
9 4 (1.90%) e-Health
9 4 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.90%) PKI
10 3 (1.42%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.42%) Video\Live Streaming
11 2 (0.95%) Cyberattack
11 2 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.95%) Social Media
11 2 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.22%) Windows
2 25 (11.85%) Linux
3 15 (7.11%) Unix
4 7 (3.32%) CentOS
4 7 (3.32%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.95%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.95%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.59%) ITIL
2 24 (11.37%) Load Balancing
3 23 (10.90%) Migration
4 21 (9.95%) Network Management
5 19 (9.00%) DevOps
6 18 (8.53%) Network Monitoring
7 17 (8.06%) Information Security
8 16 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (7.11%) Deployment Automation
10 14 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (6.16%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (5.21%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (5.21%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (4.74%) Business Continuity
13 10 (4.74%) Network Architecture
13 10 (4.74%) PRINCE2
13 10 (4.74%) Service Delivery
14 9 (4.27%) Configuration Management
14 9 (4.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.90%) PowerShell
1 4 (1.90%) Python
2 3 (1.42%) SQL
3 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.95%) Java
3 2 (0.95%) Perl
4 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 98 (46.45%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (30.81%) CCNP
3 50 (23.70%) Security Cleared
4 38 (18.01%) SC Cleared
5 34 (16.11%) CCIE
5 34 (16.11%) CCNA
6 22 (10.43%) Degree
7 8 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (3.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (2.84%) CCIE Data Center
9 5 (2.37%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 5 (2.37%) DV Cleared
9 5 (2.37%) JNCIP
10 4 (1.90%) CCDP
10 4 (1.90%) CCSP
10 4 (1.90%) JNCIE
10 4 (1.90%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.42%) CCIE Service Provider
11 3 (1.42%) JNCIA
12 2 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.74%) SLA
2 5 (2.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (2.37%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.42%) GDPR
4 3 (1.42%) QA
5 2 (0.95%) COBIT
6 1 (0.47%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.47%) PMO
6 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.58%) VMware NSX
3 12 (5.69%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.84%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 4 (1.90%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.42%) Docker
7 2 (0.95%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.47%) LXC
8 1 (0.47%) NFS
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.74%) Terraform
2 9 (4.27%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (1.90%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (1.90%) SCCM
4 3 (1.42%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (1.42%) Nagios
5 2 (0.95%) Ansible
5 2 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.95%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.95%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.47%) Mesos
6 1 (0.47%) Opsview
6 1 (0.47%) Puppet
6 1 (0.47%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.47%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 149 (70.62%) Cisco
2 38 (18.01%) VMware
3 25 (11.85%) Juniper
4 18 (8.53%) CheckPoint
5 14 (6.64%) F5
6 13 (6.16%) SolarWinds
7 11 (5.21%) Citrix
7 11 (5.21%) Fortinet
7 11 (5.21%) Microsoft
7 11 (5.21%) Palo Alto
8 6 (2.84%) Arista
8 6 (2.84%) Blue Coat
8 6 (2.84%) Dell
8 6 (2.84%) Google
8 6 (2.84%) IBM
8 6 (2.84%) NetApp
8 6 (2.84%) Oracle
8 6 (2.84%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.84%) Reuters
8 6 (2.84%) Splunk