The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 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 England 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design Engineer
Rank 540 526 518
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 19 16 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.035% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.038% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 14
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £326 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £406 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £33.75 £42.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +33.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +37.09%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44157 42180 48388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.60% 92.69% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27428 25178 27561
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1998 2467
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.68 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.67% -1.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Network Design Engineer
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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 10 July 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 10 July 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 +4 12 £388 - 1
London +8 3 £501 +32.58%
South West -31 2 £450 +5.88%
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
North West - - - -
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Network Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 49 (92.45%) Network Design
2 34 (64.15%) Cisco
3 28 (52.83%) Telecoms
4 25 (47.17%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (41.51%) OSPF
6 21 (39.62%) CCNP
7 20 (37.74%) Firewall
8 19 (35.85%) MPLS
9 15 (28.30%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (26.42%) CheckPoint
11 13 (24.53%) Juniper
11 13 (24.53%) BGP
11 13 (24.53%) CCIE
11 13 (24.53%) Ethernet
11 13 (24.53%) F5
11 13 (24.53%) Huawei
12 12 (22.64%) Network Management
12 12 (22.64%) Degree
12 12 (22.64%) Network Security
12 12 (22.64%) SDH
12 12 (22.64%) DWDM
13 11 (20.75%) VPN
14 10 (18.87%) WAN
14 10 (18.87%) 3G
14 10 (18.87%) LTE
14 10 (18.87%) 2G
14 10 (18.87%) Radio Access Network
15 9 (16.98%) HSRP
15 9 (16.98%) BIG-IP
15 9 (16.98%) RSVP

Network Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (5.66%) Apache
2 1 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Office
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (41.51%) OSPF
2 20 (37.74%) Firewall
3 19 (35.85%) MPLS
4 15 (28.30%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (24.53%) BGP
5 13 (24.53%) Ethernet
6 12 (22.64%) SDH
6 12 (22.64%) DWDM
6 12 (22.64%) Network Security
7 11 (20.75%) VPN
8 10 (18.87%) 3G
8 10 (18.87%) WAN
8 10 (18.87%) LTE
8 10 (18.87%) 2G
8 10 (18.87%) Radio Access Network
9 9 (16.98%) HSRP
9 9 (16.98%) BIG-IP
9 9 (16.98%) RSVP
9 9 (16.98%) VRRP
10 8 (15.09%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) MS Access
General
1 28 (52.83%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) UNIX
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (92.45%) Network Design
2 12 (22.64%) Network Management
3 9 (16.98%) Project Management
4 8 (15.09%) Time Management
5 7 (13.21%) Business Development
6 6 (11.32%) Capacity Management
7 5 (9.43%) ITIL
8 4 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (7.55%) eTOM
9 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.77%) Validation
10 2 (3.77%) Service Management
10 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
10 2 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
11 1 (1.89%) Demand Forecasting
11 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.89%) Supplier Management
11 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) C
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
1 5 (9.43%) VB
2 3 (5.66%) Perl
2 3 (5.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (39.62%) CCNP
3 13 (24.53%) CCIE
4 12 (22.64%) Degree
5 7 (13.21%) CCNA
6 6 (11.32%) CISSP
6 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
7 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
7 5 (9.43%) CCDP
8 3 (5.66%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (3.77%) HND
10 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.89%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.89%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.89%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.89%) vSphere
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) OPNET
2 3 (5.66%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.77%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.89%) SCCM
4 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (64.15%) Cisco
2 14 (26.42%) CheckPoint
3 13 (24.53%) Juniper
3 13 (24.53%) Huawei
3 13 (24.53%) F5
4 8 (15.09%) Ericsson
4 8 (15.09%) BT
5 6 (11.32%) Blue Coat
6 5 (9.43%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 5 (9.43%) Business Objects
6 5 (9.43%) Nortel
7 4 (7.55%) Brocade
8 3 (5.66%) Fortinet
8 3 (5.66%) IronPort
8 3 (5.66%) HP
8 3 (5.66%) Sourcefire
8 3 (5.66%) McAfee
9 2 (3.77%) Nokia
9 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.77%) BMC