Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 452 440 426
Rank change year-on-year -12 -14 -4
Contract jobs citing Network Design 178 142 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.35% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.41% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 87 95
London median daily rate £440 £458 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.83% -3.68% +15.15%
10th Percentile £270 £340 £359
90th Percentile £575 £630 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
London median hourly rate £30.74 £49.19 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.51% -24.32% +23.81%
England median hourly rate £35.50 £48.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -26.04% +20.00% -23.81%

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 40,355 34,918 37,825
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.63% 85.82% 85.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,460 25,101 27,094
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £644
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 419 461
London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.06% +6.06%
10th Percentile £13.53 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.73 £52.75 £50.99
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -30 31 £440 -23.48% 6
West London -27 13 £500 +14.29% 2
South London -47 5 £451 +6.15% 2
East London - 2 £450 - 1
Network Design
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 102 (57.30%) Cisco
2 89 (50.00%) Firewall
3 63 (35.39%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (29.21%) Data Centre
5 51 (28.65%) Network Security
5 51 (28.65%) LAN
6 47 (26.40%) WAN
7 45 (25.28%) Wireless
8 40 (22.47%) CCNP
8 40 (22.47%) Security Cleared
9 36 (20.22%) Network Monitoring
10 34 (19.10%) VPN
11 32 (17.98%) CheckPoint
12 30 (16.85%) BGP
13 28 (15.73%) Cisco Nexus
14 24 (13.48%) TCP/IP
14 24 (13.48%) ITIL
15 23 (12.92%) Windows
16 21 (11.80%) Microsoft
16 21 (11.80%) MPLS
17 20 (11.24%) Information Security
17 20 (11.24%) CCIE
17 20 (11.24%) Microsoft Azure
18 19 (10.67%) Network Management
18 19 (10.67%) Cybersecurity
18 19 (10.67%) OSPF
18 19 (10.67%) EIGRP
18 19 (10.67%) Finance
19 18 (10.11%) Juniper
19 18 (10.11%) Change Control

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 5 (2.81%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.25%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.69%) SAS
4 2 (1.12%) Confluence
5 1 (0.56%) Apache
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (5.06%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.74%) PaaS
3 7 (3.93%) IaaS
3 7 (3.93%) SaaS
4 6 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.12%) Akamai
5 2 (1.12%) Office 365
6 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.56%) Datadog
6 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.56%) Loggly
6 1 (0.56%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 89 (50.00%) Firewall
2 51 (28.65%) LAN
2 51 (28.65%) Network Security
3 47 (26.40%) WAN
4 45 (25.28%) Wireless
5 34 (19.10%) VPN
6 30 (16.85%) BGP
7 28 (15.73%) Cisco Nexus
8 24 (13.48%) TCP/IP
9 21 (11.80%) MPLS
10 19 (10.67%) EIGRP
10 19 (10.67%) OSPF
11 14 (7.87%) Internet
12 13 (7.30%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (7.30%) WLAN
13 12 (6.74%) Multicast
14 11 (6.18%) Broadband
14 11 (6.18%) Cisco Wireless
14 11 (6.18%) VoIP
15 10 (5.62%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.93%) MySQL
2 4 (2.25%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.69%) Big Data
3 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.69%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.69%) OLAP
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.56%) HBase
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.56%) Redis
5 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.12%) JIRA
3 1 (0.56%) Grunt
3 1 (0.56%) Maven
3 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (10.67%) Finance
2 14 (7.87%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.93%) Banking
4 4 (2.25%) Legal
5 2 (1.12%) Back Office
5 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.12%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.56%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 83 (46.63%) Network Engineer
2 37 (20.79%) Architect
3 21 (11.80%) Cisco Engineer
3 21 (11.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 18 (10.11%) Security Engineer
5 15 (8.43%) Network Design Engineer
5 15 (8.43%) Network Security Engineer
6 14 (7.87%) Design Engineer
7 13 (7.30%) Wireless Engineer
7 13 (7.30%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 11 (6.18%) Network Architect
8 11 (6.18%) Security Architect
8 11 (6.18%) Team Leader
9 10 (5.62%) Analyst
9 10 (5.62%) Cisco Architect
9 10 (5.62%) Cisco Network Architect
10 9 (5.06%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 9 (5.06%) Senior Network Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) Network Analyst
11 7 (3.93%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.49%) 802.1X
2 6 (3.37%) Web Services
3 5 (2.81%) JSON
4 3 (1.69%) .NET
4 3 (1.69%) SOAP
4 3 (1.69%) WSDL
4 3 (1.69%) XML
5 2 (1.12%) HTML
5 2 (1.12%) HTML5
5 2 (1.12%) jQuery
6 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.56%) CSS
6 1 (0.56%) CSS3
6 1 (0.56%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.56%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.56%) Node.js
6 1 (0.56%) RESTful
6 1 (0.56%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.56%) TensorFlow
6 1 (0.56%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 52 (29.21%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.30%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.93%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.37%) FMCG
5 6 (3.37%) PKI
6 4 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.25%) Replication
7 3 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.12%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.56%) Clustering
9 1 (0.56%) Life Science
9 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.92%) Windows
2 11 (6.18%) Linux
3 9 (5.06%) Unix
4 7 (3.93%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) CentOS
7 1 (0.56%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.56%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.56%) OpenBSD
7 1 (0.56%) Solaris
7 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.22%) Network Monitoring
2 24 (13.48%) ITIL
3 20 (11.24%) Information Security
4 19 (10.67%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (10.67%) Network Management
5 18 (10.11%) Change Control
6 17 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (8.43%) Migration
8 14 (7.87%) Load Balancing
8 14 (7.87%) Service Management
9 13 (7.30%) Change Management
9 13 (7.30%) Configuration Management
9 13 (7.30%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (6.18%) DevOps
11 9 (5.06%) IT Strategy
11 9 (5.06%) Network Optimisation
11 9 (5.06%) Project Management
11 9 (5.06%) Service Design
11 9 (5.06%) SIEM
12 8 (4.49%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.49%) SQL
2 6 (3.37%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.81%) Python
4 4 (2.25%) C
4 4 (2.25%) Java
5 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.12%) C++
5 2 (1.12%) PHP
6 1 (0.56%) C#
6 1 (0.56%) Go
6 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.56%) Perl
6 1 (0.56%) Ruby
6 1 (0.56%) Scala
6 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (35.39%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (22.47%) CCNP
2 40 (22.47%) Security Cleared
3 20 (11.24%) CCIE
4 17 (9.55%) Degree
5 16 (8.99%) CCNA
6 15 (8.43%) SC Cleared
7 10 (5.62%) CCDP
7 10 (5.62%) DV Cleared
7 10 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (5.06%) CISM
8 9 (5.06%) CISSP
8 9 (5.06%) MCSE
9 8 (4.49%) CWNA
9 8 (4.49%) MCITP
10 4 (2.25%) CEH
10 4 (2.25%) GCIA
10 4 (2.25%) GCIH
10 4 (2.25%) GIAC
10 4 (2.25%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.25%) PCI DSS
1 4 (2.25%) QA
1 4 (2.25%) SLA
2 2 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.56%) GDPR
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (8.99%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.37%) iptables
4 5 (2.81%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.69%) Docker
6 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.69%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.12%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.56%) HDFS
8 1 (0.56%) KVM
8 1 (0.56%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.56%) QEMU
8 1 (0.56%) vSphere
8 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (4.49%) Cisco Prime
1 8 (4.49%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.37%) SELinux
3 5 (2.81%) Puppet
4 4 (2.25%) CSIRT
4 4 (2.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (2.25%) SCOM
5 3 (1.69%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.69%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.69%) WSUS
6 2 (1.12%) Nagios
6 2 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.12%) Terraform
6 2 (1.12%) vMotion
7 1 (0.56%) Ansible
7 1 (0.56%) Cacti
7 1 (0.56%) Salt
7 1 (0.56%) SCCM
7 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 102 (57.30%) Cisco
2 32 (17.98%) CheckPoint
3 21 (11.80%) Microsoft
4 18 (10.11%) Juniper
5 17 (9.55%) Citrix
6 14 (7.87%) HP
6 14 (7.87%) VMware
7 12 (6.74%) Palo Alto
7 12 (6.74%) SolarWinds
8 8 (4.49%) F5
8 8 (4.49%) Oracle
8 8 (4.49%) Tufin
9 4 (2.25%) Arista
9 4 (2.25%) Trustwave
9 4 (2.25%) WatchGuard
10 3 (1.69%) EMC
10 3 (1.69%) Splunk
10 3 (1.69%) Sun
11 2 (1.12%) Dell
11 2 (1.12%) NetApp