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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 329 290 332
Rank change year-on-year -39 +42  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 83 138 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.64% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.75% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 93 65
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £344 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £600 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +1.17% +8.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £26.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.30% -10.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £43.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -23.25% +10.25%  

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 17711 18496 19220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.64% 85.33% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12688 13519 13610
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 159 261
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £46.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -11 15 £588 +23.68% 3
New Malden - 6 - -
Feltham - 2 £425 -
Westminster +5 1 - -
Croydon +1 1 - -
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 99 (63.06%) Cisco
2 73 (46.50%) Firewall
3 71 (45.22%) WAN
4 62 (39.49%) Cisco Certification
5 61 (38.85%) LAN
6 44 (28.03%) TCP/IP
7 43 (27.39%) CCNP
8 41 (26.11%) Juniper
9 39 (24.84%) VPN
9 39 (24.84%) Data Centre
10 36 (22.93%) VMware
10 36 (22.93%) Network Security
10 36 (22.93%) CCIE
11 34 (21.66%) DNS
12 32 (20.38%) Windows
12 32 (20.38%) MPLS
13 31 (19.75%) Wireless
14 30 (19.11%) Citrix
14 30 (19.11%) Linux
15 28 (17.83%) BGP
16 27 (17.20%) IPv6
17 25 (15.92%) VMware Infrastructure
18 24 (15.29%) IPv4
18 24 (15.29%) OSPF
19 22 (14.01%) DHCP
20 21 (13.38%) Wireshark
20 21 (13.38%) Cisco ASA
21 19 (12.10%) Security Cleared
21 19 (12.10%) Ethernet
22 18 (11.46%) 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 10 (6.37%) Skype for Business
2 5 (3.18%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.91%) CMS
3 3 (1.91%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (5.10%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.83%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.73%) PaaS
4 5 (3.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (2.55%) IaaS
6 2 (1.27%) Office 365
7 1 (0.64%) Akamai
7 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (46.50%) Firewall
2 71 (45.22%) WAN
3 61 (38.85%) LAN
4 44 (28.03%) TCP/IP
5 39 (24.84%) VPN
6 36 (22.93%) Network Security
7 34 (21.66%) DNS
8 32 (20.38%) MPLS
9 31 (19.75%) Wireless
10 28 (17.83%) BGP
11 27 (17.20%) IPv6
12 24 (15.29%) IPv4
12 24 (15.29%) OSPF
13 22 (14.01%) DHCP
14 21 (13.38%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (13.38%) Wireshark
15 19 (12.10%) Ethernet
16 17 (10.83%) Cisco IOS
17 15 (9.55%) Cisco Nexus
18 14 (8.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.82%) Big Data
2 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.64%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.64%) DocumentDB
3 1 (0.64%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.64%) GIS
3 1 (0.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (3.18%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.55%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (8.28%) Law
1 13 (8.28%) Legal
2 11 (7.01%) Finance
2 11 (7.01%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.18%) Back Office
4 4 (2.55%) Front Office
4 4 (2.55%) Retail
5 3 (1.91%) Banking
5 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.91%) Military
6 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 64 (40.76%) Architect
2 37 (23.57%) Network Architect
3 28 (17.83%) Network Engineer
4 13 (8.28%) Analyst
5 12 (7.64%) Cisco Engineer
5 12 (7.64%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (7.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (7.01%) Cloud Architect
7 10 (6.37%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (5.73%) Consultant
8 9 (5.73%) Network Specialist
9 8 (5.10%) Network Consultant
10 7 (4.46%) Juniper Engineer
10 7 (4.46%) Network Analyst
10 7 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.46%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.82%) Cisco Analyst
11 6 (3.82%) Cisco Network Analyst
11 6 (3.82%) Enterprise Architect
11 6 (3.82%) Network Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.28%) 802.1X
2 12 (7.64%) Web Services
3 5 (3.18%) XMPP
4 2 (1.27%) Akka
4 2 (1.27%) COM
4 2 (1.27%) Node.js
4 2 (1.27%) OAuth
4 2 (1.27%) Play Framework
4 2 (1.27%) REST
4 2 (1.27%) SAML
4 2 (1.27%) SPML
4 2 (1.27%) spray
4 2 (1.27%) Spring
4 2 (1.27%) Symfony
5 1 (0.64%) .NET
5 1 (0.64%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.64%) Kafka
5 1 (0.64%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 39 (24.84%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.73%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.73%) PKI
3 7 (4.46%) Private Cloud
4 6 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.82%) Clustering
4 6 (3.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (3.18%) BYOD
5 5 (3.18%) YubiKey
6 4 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.27%) Digital TV
7 2 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.27%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.64%) CESG
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.64%) iSeries
8 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.38%) Windows
2 30 (19.11%) Linux
3 14 (8.92%) Windows Server
4 12 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (5.10%) SUSE
6 8 (5.10%) Unix
7 7 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.91%) FreeBSD
8 3 (1.91%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.27%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.46%) Load Balancing
1 18 (11.46%) Network Management
1 18 (11.46%) SOA
2 16 (10.19%) Network Monitoring
3 15 (9.55%) Configuration Management
4 14 (8.92%) Network Architecture
5 12 (7.64%) Information Security
6 11 (7.01%) DevOps
6 11 (7.01%) Migration
7 10 (6.37%) Capacity Management
8 9 (5.73%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (5.73%) Change Management
8 9 (5.73%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (5.73%) High Availability
8 9 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.10%) Change Control
10 7 (4.46%) E-Discovery
10 7 (4.46%) People Management
10 7 (4.46%) Time Management
10 7 (4.46%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.83%) SQL
2 8 (5.10%) Lisp
3 6 (3.82%) Python
4 3 (1.91%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.91%) Java
5 2 (1.27%) C
5 2 (1.27%) PHP
5 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.27%) Scala
6 1 (0.64%) Perl
6 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (39.49%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (27.39%) CCNP
3 36 (22.93%) CCIE
4 19 (12.10%) Security Cleared
5 18 (11.46%) CCNA
5 18 (11.46%) JNCIS
6 13 (8.28%) JNCIE
7 12 (7.64%) JNCIA
8 11 (7.01%) JNCIP
9 10 (6.37%) CCDP
10 9 (5.73%) SC Cleared
11 8 (5.10%) CCDA
11 8 (5.10%) CISSP
12 6 (3.82%) CCDE
12 6 (3.82%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 6 (3.82%) DV Cleared
12 6 (3.82%) GIAC
13 4 (2.55%) Degree
13 4 (2.55%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (2.55%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (15.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (9.55%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.37%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.46%) vCloud
5 4 (2.55%) Docker
6 2 (1.27%) Firmware
6 2 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.27%) vSphere
6 2 (1.27%) Xen
6 2 (1.27%) XenApp
7 1 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.64%) KVM
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (6.37%) Nagios
2 7 (4.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (3.82%) Cacti
3 6 (3.82%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (3.82%) Puppet
4 5 (3.18%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (3.18%) EnCase
4 5 (3.18%) OpenView
4 5 (3.18%) QRadar
4 5 (3.18%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (2.55%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.55%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.91%) OpenIDM
7 2 (1.27%) Ansible
7 2 (1.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.27%) Nessus
7 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.27%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.27%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 99 (63.06%) Cisco
2 41 (26.11%) Juniper
3 36 (22.93%) VMware
4 30 (19.11%) Citrix
5 18 (11.46%) CheckPoint
6 17 (10.83%) F5
7 15 (9.55%) Microsoft
7 15 (9.55%) Palo Alto
7 15 (9.55%) Red Hat
8 14 (8.92%) Fortinet
9 11 (7.01%) Riverbed
9 11 (7.01%) SolarWinds
10 9 (5.73%) Dell
10 9 (5.73%) HP
11 6 (3.82%) Aerohive Networks
12 5 (3.18%) Infoblox
13 4 (2.55%) Huawei
14 3 (1.91%) ForgeRock
14 3 (1.91%) Meraki
14 3 (1.91%) Ruckus Wireless
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