The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design Engineer
Rank 583 556 558
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 29 30 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.057% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.061% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 11
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£438 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £424 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £345 £288
% change year-on-year
+26.81% +19.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Network Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Network Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Design Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Network Design Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Network Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Design Engineer
Top 28 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
(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
England -11 28 £438 +25.00% 8
South East +9 10 £455 +10.30% 2
Berkshire +11 8 £455 - 2
West Midlands -22 8 £320 -7.24% 3
Telford -7 4 £320 -8.57% 2
Shropshire -11 4 £320 +3.22% 2
South West - 4 £463 -
London +9 3 £405 +6.64% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £341 -
Leeds - 1 £325 -
Surrey - 1 £488 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
West Drayton - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hayes - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
East of England - - - -

Network Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 40 (86.96%) Network Design
1 40 (86.96%) Cisco
2 27 (58.70%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (58.70%) Firewall
3 25 (54.35%) CCNP
4 21 (45.65%) CheckPoint
5 17 (36.96%) Network Security
5 17 (36.96%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (36.96%) F5
6 16 (34.78%) OSPF
7 15 (32.61%) Juniper
7 15 (32.61%) CCIE
8 14 (30.43%) MPLS
8 14 (30.43%) Telecoms
9 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
9 12 (26.09%) Network Management
10 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
10 10 (21.74%) WAN
11 9 (19.57%) CCNA
11 9 (19.57%) Cisco PIX
11 9 (19.57%) BIG-IP
12 8 (17.39%) Blue Coat
12 8 (17.39%) LAN
12 8 (17.39%) CISSP
13 7 (15.22%) Degree
13 7 (15.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 6 (13.04%) HP
14 6 (13.04%) Nokia
14 6 (13.04%) BGP

Network Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (6.52%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.17%) Lync
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 27 (58.70%) Firewall
2 17 (36.96%) Network Security
2 17 (36.96%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (34.78%) OSPF
4 14 (30.43%) MPLS
5 10 (21.74%) WAN
6 9 (19.57%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (19.57%) BIG-IP
7 8 (17.39%) LAN
8 7 (15.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (13.04%) BGP
9 6 (13.04%) RIP
10 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
10 5 (10.87%) VoIP
10 5 (10.87%) Internet
10 5 (10.87%) BT 21CN
10 5 (10.87%) IPsec
10 5 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (8.70%) WLAN
General
1 14 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) SecurID
1 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) UNIX
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
1 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (86.96%) Network Design
2 12 (26.09%) Network Management
3 5 (10.87%) ITIL
3 5 (10.87%) eTOM
4 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.35%) Service Management
5 2 (4.35%) Validation
5 2 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.17%) Project Management
6 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.17%) Business Development
6 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.17%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (2.17%) Information Security
6 1 (2.17%) Migration
6 1 (2.17%) Change Management
6 1 (2.17%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) C
2 3 (6.52%) Perl
2 3 (6.52%) PHP
3 1 (2.17%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 27 (58.70%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (54.35%) CCNP
3 15 (32.61%) CCIE
4 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
5 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
6 9 (19.57%) CCNA
7 8 (17.39%) CISSP
8 7 (15.22%) Degree
9 5 (10.87%) CCDP
10 3 (6.52%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
11 2 (4.35%) CCSP
12 1 (2.17%) CCIP
12 1 (2.17%) HND
12 1 (2.17%) JNCIA
12 1 (2.17%) JNCIS
12 1 (2.17%) JNCIP
12 1 (2.17%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.52%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) ProxySG
2 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) OPNET
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 40 (86.96%) Cisco
2 21 (45.65%) CheckPoint
3 17 (36.96%) F5
4 15 (32.61%) Juniper
5 8 (17.39%) Blue Coat
6 6 (13.04%) HP
6 6 (13.04%) Nokia
7 5 (10.87%) McAfee
7 5 (10.87%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 5 (10.87%) BT
8 4 (8.70%) Sourcefire
8 4 (8.70%) Brocade
8 4 (8.70%) IronPort
9 3 (6.52%) BMC
9 3 (6.52%) TippingPoint
10 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
10 2 (4.35%) Huawei
10 2 (4.35%) Ericsson
11 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.17%) Oracle
Telford
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380 - £427 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Jumar
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago