The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design Engineer
Rank 116 109 119
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 13 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 0.49% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.53% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate £413 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2573 2250 2810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.15% 91.54% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 891 1035
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 150 103
Average hourly rate £16.86 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Network Design Engineer
South East

Network Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Design Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Network Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Design Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Network Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Design Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Network Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Reading -8 2 £413 +37.50% 1
Network Design Engineer
South East

Network Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Network Design Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Design Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Network Design
2 15 (83.33%) Telecoms
3 14 (77.78%) 2G
3 14 (77.78%) 3G
3 14 (77.78%) MPLS
3 14 (77.78%) Ethernet
3 14 (77.78%) LTE
3 14 (77.78%) Radio Access Network
4 12 (66.67%) HSRP
4 12 (66.67%) VPN
4 12 (66.67%) OSPF
4 12 (66.67%) BGP
4 12 (66.67%) RSVP
4 12 (66.67%) VRRP
5 9 (50.00%) Capacity Management
6 7 (38.89%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (38.89%) Huawei
7 6 (33.33%) VB
7 6 (33.33%) MS Office
7 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 6 (33.33%) MS Access
8 5 (27.78%) ATM
8 5 (27.78%) SDH
8 5 (27.78%) Business Objects
8 5 (27.78%) Nortel
8 5 (27.78%) DWDM
8 5 (27.78%) OPNET
8 5 (27.78%) BT
8 5 (27.78%) SQL
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco

Network Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Network Design Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Design Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) 2G
1 14 (77.78%) 3G
1 14 (77.78%) MPLS
1 14 (77.78%) Ethernet
1 14 (77.78%) LTE
1 14 (77.78%) Radio Access Network
2 12 (66.67%) HSRP
2 12 (66.67%) VPN
2 12 (66.67%) OSPF
2 12 (66.67%) BGP
2 12 (66.67%) RSVP
2 12 (66.67%) VRRP
3 5 (27.78%) ATM
3 5 (27.78%) SDH
3 5 (27.78%) DWDM
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall
5 1 (5.56%) IPsec
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MS Access
General
1 15 (83.33%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Network Design
2 9 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 7 (38.89%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) VB
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CCIE
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) CCDP
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Huawei
2 5 (27.78%) Business Objects
2 5 (27.78%) Nortel
2 5 (27.78%) OPNET
2 5 (27.78%) BT
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint