The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design Engineer
Rank 555 554 544
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 41 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.083% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.088% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 9
Average daily rate £393 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £354 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £442 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £65.00 - £34.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Network Design Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Network Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Network Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Network Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Design Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Network Design Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Network Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +16 24 £425 +8.97%
London +14 9 £380 - 2
Yorkshire -20 4 £310 -16.21%
South West +6 2 - -
West Midlands -15 2 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Network Design Engineer
UK

Network Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 77 (87.50%) Network Design
2 70 (79.55%) Cisco
3 52 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (53.41%) WAN
5 46 (52.27%) CCNP
6 42 (47.73%) Firewall
7 40 (45.45%) LAN
8 29 (32.95%) CheckPoint
9 27 (30.68%) Security Cleared
10 23 (26.14%) SC Cleared
10 23 (26.14%) Telecoms
10 23 (26.14%) Data Centre
11 22 (25.00%) VPN
12 21 (23.86%) Network Security
13 20 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (22.73%) CCIE
13 20 (22.73%) OSPF
13 20 (22.73%) BGP
14 19 (21.59%) Degree
15 18 (20.45%) Wireless
15 18 (20.45%) MPLS
15 18 (20.45%) F5
16 16 (18.18%) Juniper
17 15 (17.05%) EIGRP
17 15 (17.05%) Cisco Nexus
18 14 (15.91%) Finance
19 13 (14.77%) Migration
20 12 (13.64%) CCNA
20 12 (13.64%) Riverbed
21 11 (12.50%) SSL

Network Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.68%) MS Office
2 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.27%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 47 (53.41%) WAN
2 42 (47.73%) Firewall
3 40 (45.45%) LAN
4 22 (25.00%) VPN
5 21 (23.86%) Network Security
6 20 (22.73%) BGP
6 20 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (22.73%) OSPF
7 18 (20.45%) MPLS
7 18 (20.45%) Wireless
8 15 (17.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (17.05%) EIGRP
9 11 (12.50%) SSL
9 11 (12.50%) TCP/IP
10 10 (11.36%) DNS
11 9 (10.23%) FTP
11 9 (10.23%) SNMP
12 8 (9.09%) DHCP
12 8 (9.09%) IPsec
12 8 (9.09%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 9 (10.23%) Rational DOORS
1 9 (10.23%) StarTeam
General
1 23 (26.14%) Telecoms
2 14 (15.91%) Finance
3 2 (2.27%) Local Government
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Military
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) Leaflet
2 1 (1.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.41%) PKI
3 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.14%) Life Science
4 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (87.50%) Network Design
2 13 (14.77%) Migration
3 10 (11.36%) ITIL
4 9 (10.23%) Configuration Management
4 9 (10.23%) Requirements Management
5 8 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 8 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
6 6 (6.82%) High Availability
6 6 (6.82%) Load Testing
7 5 (5.68%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.55%) Capacity Management
8 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.55%) Project Management
9 3 (3.41%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.41%) Change Management
9 3 (3.41%) Network Management
9 3 (3.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (2.27%) Network Architecture
10 2 (2.27%) Presales
10 2 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.50%) C
2 2 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (52.27%) CCNP
3 27 (30.68%) Security Cleared
4 23 (26.14%) SC Cleared
5 20 (22.73%) CCIE
6 19 (21.59%) Degree
7 12 (13.64%) CCNA
8 6 (6.82%) CCDP
8 6 (6.82%) JNCIA
9 5 (5.68%) CCSA
9 5 (5.68%) CCSE
9 5 (5.68%) JNCIE
9 5 (5.68%) JNCIP
9 5 (5.68%) JNCIS
10 3 (3.41%) HND
11 2 (2.27%) BICSI Certification
11 2 (2.27%) BICSI RCDD
11 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
11 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (2.27%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.27%) OPNET
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (1.14%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 70 (79.55%) Cisco
2 29 (32.95%) CheckPoint
3 18 (20.45%) F5
4 16 (18.18%) Juniper
5 12 (13.64%) Riverbed
6 11 (12.50%) HP
7 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
8 8 (9.09%) Blue Coat
8 8 (9.09%) Fortinet
9 7 (7.95%) SolarWinds
10 6 (6.82%) Citrix
10 6 (6.82%) Meraki
10 6 (6.82%) Palo Alto
10 6 (6.82%) Tufin
11 5 (5.68%) IronPort
12 3 (3.41%) VMware
13 2 (2.27%) Aruba
13 2 (2.27%) CA
13 2 (2.27%) EMC
13 2 (2.27%) Infoblox