Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Network Optimisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Optimisation over the 6 months to 26 May 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 Optimisation
England > London
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 627 580 601
Rank change year-on-year -47 +21 -13
Contract jobs citing Network Optimisation 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.010% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.017% 0.012% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
London median daily rate £450 £300 £178
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +69.01% -
10th Percentile £343 £300 £174
90th Percentile £661 £300 £181
England median daily rate £483 £538 £318
% change year-on-year -10.23% +69.29% +22.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £14.25 -

Network Optimisation 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 40,125 34,371 37,306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.32% 86.47% 86.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,023 24,677 27,003
London median daily rate £500 £475 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.83% +1.67%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 561 388 396
London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.05% +10.53%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.68 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £52.50 £52.10
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -13.73% +8.51% +11.90%

Network Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Network Optimisation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Network Optimisation in London

Network Optimisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Optimisation in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Optimisation in London

Network Optimisation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Optimisation in London over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Optimisation in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Network Optimisation 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 Optimisation.

1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) SIEM
4 2 (28.57%) Statistics
4 2 (28.57%) TrustSec
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) FireEye
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (28.57%) ADSL
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (28.57%) NHS
4 2 (28.57%) IPsec
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design
4 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing

Network Optimisation
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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) ADSL
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (28.57%) IPsec
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) FTP
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP
5 1 (14.29%) Multicast
5 1 (14.29%) SMTP
5 1 (14.29%) SNMP
5 1 (14.29%) SSH
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Finance Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Finance Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) NHS
3 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Statistics
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) BCP
3 1 (14.29%) Boundary Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Data Security
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (28.57%) TrustSec
2 1 (14.29%) Nessus
2 1 (14.29%) QRadar
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) FireEye
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Huawei
4 1 (14.29%) Nokia
4 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 1 (14.29%) Qualys
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Tufin
4 1 (14.29%) VMware