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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design Engineer
Rank 544 522 520
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 35 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.061% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.065% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 11
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£325 £380 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £316 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £394 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.46% +21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
47542 44396 47499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.88% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30198 27395 27354
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1944 1931 2369
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
West Midlands -12 12 £320 -7.24% 1
South East -16 6 £426 +3.33%
South West -32 2 £456 +40.38%
London +11 1 £310 -18.42%
East of England - - - -
Network Design Engineer
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Network Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 45 (83.33%) Cisco
2 44 (81.48%) Network Design
3 34 (62.96%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (55.56%) CCNP
5 28 (51.85%) Firewall
6 25 (46.30%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (40.74%) CheckPoint
8 20 (37.04%) OSPF
8 20 (37.04%) F5
9 18 (33.33%) Network Security
10 15 (27.78%) Network Management
10 15 (27.78%) BGP
10 15 (27.78%) CCDP
11 13 (24.07%) HP
12 12 (22.22%) CCNA
12 12 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (20.37%) CCIE
13 11 (20.37%) WLAN
13 11 (20.37%) Juniper
13 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
13 11 (20.37%) MPLS
13 11 (20.37%) Blue Coat
14 10 (18.52%) BIG-IP
14 10 (18.52%) Cisco PIX
14 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
14 10 (18.52%) TippingPoint
14 10 (18.52%) BMC
14 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
15 9 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 9 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Network Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) Lync
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (51.85%) Firewall
2 25 (46.30%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (37.04%) OSPF
4 18 (33.33%) Network Security
5 15 (27.78%) BGP
6 12 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (20.37%) WLAN
7 11 (20.37%) MPLS
8 10 (18.52%) BIG-IP
8 10 (18.52%) Cisco PIX
9 9 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 9 (16.67%) WAN
10 8 (14.81%) LAN
11 5 (9.26%) EIGRP
11 5 (9.26%) DMZ
11 5 (9.26%) VoIP
11 5 (9.26%) RIP
11 5 (9.26%) BT 21CN
12 4 (7.41%) DMVPN
General
1 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.85%) SecurID
1 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
1 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (81.48%) Network Design
2 15 (27.78%) Network Management
3 6 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 5 (9.26%) ITIL
4 5 (9.26%) eTOM
5 3 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.70%) Service Management
6 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.85%) Change Management
7 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.85%) Time Management
7 1 (1.85%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.85%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.85%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (1.85%) Information Security
7 1 (1.85%) Validation
7 1 (1.85%) Migration
7 1 (1.85%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.85%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) Lisp
2 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (62.96%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (55.56%) CCNP
3 15 (27.78%) CCDP
4 12 (22.22%) CCNA
5 11 (20.37%) CCIE
5 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
6 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
7 8 (14.81%) CISSP
8 3 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (5.56%) Degree
9 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.85%) HND
10 1 (1.85%) CCIP
10 1 (1.85%) CCSP
10 1 (1.85%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.85%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
2 5 (9.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) ProxySG
2 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (7.41%) OPNET
2 3 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (5.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (83.33%) Cisco
2 22 (40.74%) CheckPoint
3 20 (37.04%) F5
4 13 (24.07%) HP
5 11 (20.37%) Juniper
5 11 (20.37%) Blue Coat
6 10 (18.52%) TippingPoint
6 10 (18.52%) BMC
7 7 (12.96%) Nokia
8 6 (11.11%) BT
9 5 (9.26%) McAfee
9 5 (9.26%) Motorola
10 4 (7.41%) Sourcefire
10 4 (7.41%) IronPort
11 1 (1.85%) Sophos
11 1 (1.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (1.85%) Ericsson
11 1 (1.85%) Oracle
11 1 (1.85%) Dell
11 1 (1.85%) Microsoft