The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design Engineer
Rank 253 221 208
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 12 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £328 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £306 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +15.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.50
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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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9003 8266 7349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.46% 91.37% 92.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4878 4452 3572
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £205 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 471 590
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.40 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Network Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Network Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Network Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Network Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Network Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Network Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Network Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Berkshire -8 11 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £348 -
Surrey - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 3
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Network Design Engineer
England

Network Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 22 (73.33%) Cisco
2 20 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 19 (63.33%) CheckPoint
4 15 (50.00%) OSPF
4 15 (50.00%) Firewall
4 15 (50.00%) Network Security
5 14 (46.67%) Network Design
6 13 (43.33%) CISSP
7 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (33.33%) CCNP
9 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
9 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
9 9 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (26.67%) VPN
11 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
11 7 (23.33%) Internet
11 7 (23.33%) MPLS
11 7 (23.33%) Fortinet
11 7 (23.33%) Tufin
11 7 (23.33%) F5
12 6 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
12 6 (20.00%) Degree
12 6 (20.00%) IPsec
12 6 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
12 6 (20.00%) RIP
13 5 (16.67%) LAN
13 5 (16.67%) ITIL
13 5 (16.67%) WAN
13 5 (16.67%) Wireless
13 5 (16.67%) BGP

Network Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) OSPF
1 15 (50.00%) Firewall
1 15 (50.00%) Network Security
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (26.67%) VPN
4 7 (23.33%) Internet
4 7 (23.33%) MPLS
5 6 (20.00%) RIP
5 6 (20.00%) IPsec
6 5 (16.67%) Wireless
6 5 (16.67%) BGP
6 5 (16.67%) LAN
6 5 (16.67%) WAN
7 4 (13.33%) VoIP
7 4 (13.33%) WLAN
7 4 (13.33%) SSL
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (6.67%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
General
1 20 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) JSON
1 1 (3.33%) RESTful
1 1 (3.33%) HTML5
1 1 (3.33%) Laravel
1 1 (3.33%) Backbone.js
1 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) SecurID
2 1 (3.33%) CMDB
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Network Design
2 6 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
3 5 (16.67%) eTOM
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Validation
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Network Management
6 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.67%) Benchmarking
6 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) CRM
7 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) CISSP
2 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (33.33%) CCNP
4 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (13.33%) CCIE
7 3 (10.00%) CCNA
7 3 (10.00%) CCDP
8 2 (6.67%) CCIP
9 1 (3.33%) CCSP
9 1 (3.33%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Cisco
2 19 (63.33%) CheckPoint
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) Tufin
3 7 (23.33%) F5
3 7 (23.33%) Fortinet
4 4 (13.33%) AlgoSec
4 4 (13.33%) CA
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix
5 3 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (10.00%) Infoblox
6 2 (6.67%) Cramer
6 2 (6.67%) Juniper
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Nokia
7 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.33%) Radware
7 1 (3.33%) VMware
7 1 (3.33%) Redback