Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 468 373 449
Rank change year-on-year -95 +76 -17
Contract jobs citing Network Design 166 251 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.56% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.65% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 152 105
London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £316 £363 £353
90th Percentile £664 £588 £750
England median daily rate £425 £440 £423
% change year-on-year -3.41% +4.14% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
London median hourly rate £47.50 £37.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.35% +127.85% -68.57%
10th Percentile £25.95 £27.87 £16.25
90th Percentile £53.50 £46.92 £16.75
England median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +2.22% +15.38% -25.71%

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 40937 38731 39019
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.98% 86.21% 83.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 29768 27769 27882
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £675 £643 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 401 470
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.60 £50.14 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

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 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 26 £500 -1.23% 7
West London +5 15 £525 +31.25% 2
South London -28 11 £451 +6.15% 1
North London - 2 - -
East London - 1 £450 - 3
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 107 (64.46%) Cisco
2 70 (42.17%) Firewall
3 67 (40.36%) Cisco Certification
4 63 (37.95%) LAN
5 57 (34.34%) WAN
6 45 (27.11%) CCNP
6 45 (27.11%) Data Centre
7 44 (26.51%) Network Security
8 36 (21.69%) VPN
9 35 (21.08%) Wireless
9 35 (21.08%) Cisco Nexus
10 31 (18.67%) TCP/IP
10 31 (18.67%) VMware
11 30 (18.07%) BGP
12 28 (16.87%) CCIE
13 27 (16.27%) Security Cleared
13 27 (16.27%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (15.66%) Network Monitoring
15 25 (15.06%) VMware Infrastructure
16 24 (14.46%) Juniper
17 23 (13.86%) Linux
18 22 (13.25%) Finance
18 22 (13.25%) SolarWinds
19 21 (12.65%) Windows
19 21 (12.65%) Citrix
19 21 (12.65%) Microsoft
20 20 (12.05%) CheckPoint
20 20 (12.05%) Palo Alto
21 19 (11.45%) Cybersecurity
21 19 (11.45%) CCNA

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 6 (3.61%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.41%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.81%) IBM Notes
3 3 (1.81%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.60%) Apache
4 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (6.63%) MS Visio
2 10 (6.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (6.63%) PaaS
2 7 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.22%) IaaS
3 3 (1.81%) Akamai
3 3 (1.81%) SaaS
4 2 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.60%) Loggly
5 1 (0.60%) Route 53
5 1 (0.60%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 70 (42.17%) Firewall
2 63 (37.95%) LAN
3 57 (34.34%) WAN
4 44 (26.51%) Network Security
5 36 (21.69%) VPN
6 35 (21.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 35 (21.08%) Wireless
7 31 (18.67%) TCP/IP
8 30 (18.07%) BGP
9 27 (16.27%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (10.84%) WLAN
11 17 (10.24%) Cisco Wireless
11 17 (10.24%) MPLS
12 16 (9.64%) DNS
13 15 (9.04%) OSPF
14 14 (8.43%) Cisco ISE
14 14 (8.43%) EIGRP
15 12 (7.23%) IPsec
16 11 (6.63%) Internet
16 11 (6.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.81%) Big Data
2 2 (1.20%) MySQL
2 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.60%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.60%) GIS
3 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.60%) HBase
3 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.60%) Redis
3 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.81%) AutoIt
2 3 (1.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.81%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.60%) Grunt
3 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.60%) Maven
General
1 22 (13.25%) Finance
2 16 (9.64%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.82%) Banking
4 4 (2.41%) Legal
5 3 (1.81%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.81%) Publishing
6 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Local Government
6 2 (1.20%) Marketing
6 2 (1.20%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.60%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (42.77%) Network Engineer
2 36 (21.69%) Architect
3 22 (13.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 21 (12.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 19 (11.45%) Network Architect
6 17 (10.24%) Security Engineer
7 14 (8.43%) Network Security Engineer
8 9 (5.42%) Analyst
8 9 (5.42%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (4.22%) Cisco Architect
9 7 (4.22%) Cisco Network Architect
9 7 (4.22%) Consultant
10 6 (3.61%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 6 (3.61%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (3.61%) Design Engineer
10 6 (3.61%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (3.61%) Network Design Engineer
10 6 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.61%) Telecoms Engineer
10 6 (3.61%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.83%) 802.1X
2 7 (4.22%) Web Services
3 3 (1.81%) Node.js
3 3 (1.81%) Spring
3 3 (1.81%) Spring Boot
4 2 (1.20%) Akka
4 2 (1.20%) Play Framework
4 2 (1.20%) REST
4 2 (1.20%) spray
4 2 (1.20%) Symfony
5 1 (0.60%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.60%) CSS
5 1 (0.60%) CSS3
5 1 (0.60%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.60%) HTML
5 1 (0.60%) HTML5
5 1 (0.60%) jQuery
5 1 (0.60%) LAMP
5 1 (0.60%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.60%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 45 (27.11%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.22%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.22%) Private Cloud
3 6 (3.61%) FMCG
3 6 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.01%) PKI
5 4 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.41%) Replication
6 3 (1.81%) BYOD
7 2 (1.20%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.60%) Clustering
8 1 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.60%) Life Science
8 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.86%) Linux
2 21 (12.65%) Windows
3 12 (7.23%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.61%) SUSE
4 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.01%) Unix
6 1 (0.60%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.66%) Network Monitoring
2 19 (11.45%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (10.84%) Network Management
4 14 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (8.43%) Migration
5 13 (7.83%) Change Control
6 12 (7.23%) Information Security
6 12 (7.23%) Load Balancing
7 10 (6.02%) DevOps
7 10 (6.02%) Network Architecture
7 10 (6.02%) SOA
8 9 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (5.42%) ITIL
9 8 (4.82%) High Availability
9 8 (4.82%) IT Strategy
9 8 (4.82%) Network Virtualisation
10 7 (4.22%) Network Optimisation
10 7 (4.22%) Project Management
10 7 (4.22%) Test Automation
11 6 (3.61%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.83%) SQL
2 6 (3.61%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.41%) C
3 4 (2.41%) Java
4 3 (1.81%) PHP
4 3 (1.81%) Scala
5 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.60%) C#
5 1 (0.60%) C++
5 1 (0.60%) Go
5 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.60%) Python
5 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (40.36%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (27.11%) CCNP
3 28 (16.87%) CCIE
4 27 (16.27%) Security Cleared
5 19 (11.45%) CCNA
6 16 (9.64%) Degree
7 12 (7.23%) SC Cleared
8 10 (6.02%) CCDP
9 7 (4.22%) CISM
9 7 (4.22%) CWNA
9 7 (4.22%) JNCIP
10 6 (3.61%) CISSP
10 6 (3.61%) JNCIE
11 5 (3.01%) CCDA
11 5 (3.01%) DV Cleared
11 5 (3.01%) JNCIA
11 5 (3.01%) JNCIS
12 4 (2.41%) GIAC
12 4 (2.41%) MCITP
12 4 (2.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.81%) SLA
2 2 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 25 (15.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.63%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (5.42%) iptables
5 6 (3.61%) vCloud
6 5 (3.01%) Docker
6 5 (3.01%) VMware NSX
7 4 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (2.41%) vSphere
8 3 (1.81%) ProxySG
8 3 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.60%) HDFS
10 1 (0.60%) KVM
10 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.60%) Xen
10 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (7.23%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (6.02%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (5.42%) SELinux
4 5 (3.01%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.41%) Cacti
5 4 (2.41%) CSIRT
5 4 (2.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.41%) SCOM
5 4 (2.41%) WSUS
6 3 (1.81%) Nagios
6 3 (1.81%) OpenView
6 3 (1.81%) PowerCLI
6 3 (1.81%) Puppet
6 3 (1.81%) QRadar
6 3 (1.81%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.20%) Nessus
7 2 (1.20%) Stealthwatch
7 2 (1.20%) TrustSec
7 2 (1.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 107 (64.46%) Cisco
2 31 (18.67%) VMware
3 24 (14.46%) Juniper
4 22 (13.25%) SolarWinds
5 21 (12.65%) Citrix
5 21 (12.65%) Microsoft
6 20 (12.05%) CheckPoint
6 20 (12.05%) Palo Alto
7 14 (8.43%) HP
8 7 (4.22%) Arista
8 7 (4.22%) Dell
8 7 (4.22%) F5
8 7 (4.22%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.22%) Riverbed
8 7 (4.22%) Tufin
9 5 (3.01%) Fortinet
10 4 (2.41%) Blue Coat
10 4 (2.41%) IBM
11 3 (1.81%) EMC
11 3 (1.81%) Sun