The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 31 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 London 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design Engineer
Rank 397 414 392
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 2 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.016% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.018% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate
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£501 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.71% +1.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +37.09%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21794 22443 24427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.69% 92.51% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14907 15270 15909
Average daily rate £425 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 466 649
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Network Design Engineer
England

Network Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Network Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Network Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Network Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Network Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Network Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Network Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 31 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
City of London - 1 £501 -
West Drayton - - - -
Network Design Engineer
England

Network Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (100.00%) Network Design
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) SDH
3 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
3 3 (42.86%) DWDM
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Business Development
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Huawei
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 3 (42.86%) Network Management
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) CISSP
5 1 (14.29%) MPLS
5 1 (14.29%) OSPF
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) RIP
5 1 (14.29%) CCIE
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) LAN

Network Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (14.29%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SDH
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) DWDM
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) RIP
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) Business Development
2 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 3 (42.86%) Network Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) eTOM
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
2 3 (42.86%) Huawei
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) F5