Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 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 Optimisation
England > London
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 631 599 610
Rank change year-on-year -32 +11 +9
Contract jobs citing Network Optimisation 10 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.018% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.024% 0.021% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
London median daily rate £425 £625 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.00% +35.87% +2.22%
10th Percentile £360 £613 £331
90th Percentile £559 £638 £465
England median daily rate £475 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £25.50

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 40969 38312 39148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.91% 86.27% 84.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29862 27421 27953
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £643 £638
England median daily rate £450 £429 £425
% change year-on-year +4.78% +1.06% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 414 473
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 £13.29 £12.13 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.68 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.30 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.88% +10.45% +15.79%

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 10 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Optimisation in London

Network Optimisation
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 Optimisation within the London region over the 6 months to 10 December 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 -17 3 £469 -24.93%
West London - 1 £505 -
Network Optimisation
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Optimisation 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 Optimisation.

1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) MS Visio
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Network Design
2 8 (80.00%) Statistics
3 7 (70.00%) Tufin
3 7 (70.00%) SolarWinds
3 7 (70.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (70.00%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (70.00%) Multicast
3 7 (70.00%) OSPF
3 7 (70.00%) BGP
3 7 (70.00%) EIGRP
3 7 (70.00%) HP
4 6 (60.00%) Citrix
4 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
5 5 (50.00%) Palo Alto
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
7 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (10.00%) NAS
7 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
7 1 (10.00%) Secure Coding
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering

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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 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) BGP
2 7 (70.00%) EIGRP
2 7 (70.00%) Multicast
2 7 (70.00%) OSPF
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) Broadband
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) NAS
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) French Language
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Scientist
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Bokeh
1 1 (10.00%) D3.js
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Network Design
1 8 (80.00%) Statistics
2 7 (70.00%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Actionable Insight
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Logistic Regression
4 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Neural Network
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Research
4 1 (10.00%) Pattern Recognition
4 1 (10.00%) Physics
4 1 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Secure Coding
4 1 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CCNP
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) HP
3 7 (70.00%) SolarWinds
3 7 (70.00%) Tufin
4 6 (60.00%) Citrix
5 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (50.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (10.00%) Tableau
6 1 (10.00%) VMware