The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design Engineer
Rank 399 413 395
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 9 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.009% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.010% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate £380 - £394
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 - £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 - £464
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Network Design Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 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
City of London - 2 £370 -
Network Design Engineer
England

Network Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (90.00%) Network Design
3 17 (85.00%) Firewall
4 15 (75.00%) Data Centre
5 14 (70.00%) WAN
6 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
7 11 (55.00%) BGP
7 11 (55.00%) LAN
7 11 (55.00%) VPN
8 10 (50.00%) CCIE
8 10 (50.00%) EIGRP
8 10 (50.00%) OSPF
8 10 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (45.00%) MPLS
9 9 (45.00%) CCNP
10 8 (40.00%) Juniper
10 8 (40.00%) Wireless
10 8 (40.00%) IPsec
10 8 (40.00%) Multicast
11 7 (35.00%) DMVPN
11 7 (35.00%) F5
11 7 (35.00%) BIG-IP
11 7 (35.00%) Internet
11 7 (35.00%) DNS
11 7 (35.00%) DHCP
11 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
12 6 (30.00%) ADSL
12 6 (30.00%) ITIL
12 6 (30.00%) SSL

Network Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) Firewall
2 14 (70.00%) WAN
3 11 (55.00%) BGP
3 11 (55.00%) LAN
3 11 (55.00%) VPN
4 10 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 10 (50.00%) OSPF
5 9 (45.00%) MPLS
6 8 (40.00%) IPsec
6 8 (40.00%) Multicast
6 8 (40.00%) Wireless
7 7 (35.00%) BIG-IP
7 7 (35.00%) DHCP
7 7 (35.00%) DMVPN
7 7 (35.00%) DNS
7 7 (35.00%) Internet
7 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 6 (30.00%) SSL
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Network Design
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) Network Management
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (50.00%) CCIE
3 9 (45.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (10.00%) FortiGate
1 2 (10.00%) OPNET
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (40.00%) Juniper
4 7 (35.00%) F5
5 4 (20.00%) Riverbed
6 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
7 2 (10.00%) Infoblox
8 1 (5.00%) Aruba
8 1 (5.00%) Citrix
8 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
8 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.00%) Nokia
8 1 (5.00%) Tufin
8 1 (5.00%) VMware