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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design Engineer
Rank 553 539 531
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 30 26 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.054% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.058% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £310 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £348 £288
% change year-on-year
+29.49% +20.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +45.16%
Network Design Engineer
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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
47194 44670 49324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.21% 92.82% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29171 27141 28355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1876 1959 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
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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 -6 13 £453 -
West Midlands -17 7 £320 -7.24% 1
South West -33 4 £463 +8.82% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £350 -
London +12 2 £501 +34.36% 1
East of England - - - - 2
Network Design Engineer
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Network Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 39 (88.64%) Network Design
2 38 (86.36%) Cisco
3 25 (56.82%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (56.82%) Firewall
4 23 (52.27%) CCNP
5 19 (43.18%) CheckPoint
6 18 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (38.64%) Network Security
8 16 (36.36%) F5
9 15 (34.09%) OSPF
10 14 (31.82%) Juniper
10 14 (31.82%) Telecoms
11 13 (29.55%) CCIE
12 12 (27.27%) MPLS
12 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
13 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
13 10 (22.73%) Network Management
14 9 (20.45%) Cisco PIX
14 9 (20.45%) BIG-IP
15 8 (18.18%) Blue Coat
15 8 (18.18%) CCNA
15 8 (18.18%) WAN
16 7 (15.91%) CISSP
16 7 (15.91%) Degree
17 6 (13.64%) BGP
17 6 (13.64%) LAN
17 6 (13.64%) HP
17 6 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 6 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 5 (11.36%) CCDP

Network Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.82%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) Lync
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (56.82%) Firewall
2 18 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (38.64%) Network Security
4 15 (34.09%) OSPF
5 12 (27.27%) MPLS
6 9 (20.45%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (20.45%) BIG-IP
7 8 (18.18%) WAN
8 6 (13.64%) BGP
8 6 (13.64%) LAN
8 6 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (11.36%) RIP
9 5 (11.36%) VoIP
9 5 (11.36%) Internet
10 4 (9.09%) IPsec
10 4 (9.09%) BT 21CN
10 4 (9.09%) WLAN
10 4 (9.09%) VPN
10 4 (9.09%) DNS
General
1 14 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.27%) SecurID
1 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) UNIX
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
1 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (88.64%) Network Design
2 10 (22.73%) Network Management
3 5 (11.36%) ITIL
3 5 (11.36%) eTOM
4 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.55%) Time Management
5 2 (4.55%) Validation
5 2 (4.55%) Service Management
6 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.27%) Demand Forecasting
6 1 (2.27%) Project Management
6 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.27%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (2.27%) Information Security
6 1 (2.27%) Migration
6 1 (2.27%) Business Development
6 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) C
2 3 (6.82%) Perl
2 3 (6.82%) PHP
3 1 (2.27%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 25 (56.82%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (52.27%) CCNP
3 13 (29.55%) CCIE
4 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
6 8 (18.18%) CCNA
7 7 (15.91%) CISSP
7 7 (15.91%) Degree
8 5 (11.36%) CCDP
9 3 (6.82%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
11 1 (2.27%) HND
11 1 (2.27%) CCSP
11 1 (2.27%) CCIP
11 1 (2.27%) JNCIP
11 1 (2.27%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) ProxySG
2 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.27%) OPNET
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (86.36%) Cisco
2 19 (43.18%) CheckPoint
3 16 (36.36%) F5
4 14 (31.82%) Juniper
5 8 (18.18%) Blue Coat
6 6 (13.64%) HP
7 5 (11.36%) McAfee
7 5 (11.36%) Nokia
7 5 (11.36%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 4 (9.09%) Brocade
8 4 (9.09%) Sourcefire
8 4 (9.09%) BT
8 4 (9.09%) IronPort
9 3 (6.82%) BMC
9 3 (6.82%) TippingPoint
10 2 (4.55%) Ericsson
11 1 (2.27%) AlgoSec
11 1 (2.27%) Motorola
11 1 (2.27%) Sophos
11 1 (2.27%) Oracle
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