The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Network Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design Engineer
Rank 598 582 602
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 44 51 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.091% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.096% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 15
Median daily rate £390 £408 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.29% +7.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £285 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £469 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +12.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 -
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Network Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Network Design Engineer in the job title.

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 25 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Network Design Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Design Engineer
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 41 £403 -5.29% 1
South East +11 15 £392 -5.54%
London +12 13 £415 -5.14% 1
Hampshire +10 12 £392 -7.21%
West Midlands -20 8 £358 -15.88%
Telford -28 6 £358 +8.33%
Shropshire -29 6 £358 +8.33%
Yorkshire +5 5 £388 +10.71%
West Yorkshire 0 4 £425 +21.42%
Leeds -5 4 £425 +21.42%
Berkshire - 3 - -
Portsmouth - 3 - -
County Antrim - 3 £311 -
Belfast - 3 £311 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £311 -
City of London +31 2 £413 -25.00%
Winchester +1 2 £392 -7.21%
Solihull - 2 - -
Hook - 2 - -
North Yorkshire +4 1 £350 -
York - 1 £350 -
Southampton - 1 £475 -
Reading - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -

Network Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Network Design Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Network Design Engineer in the job title.

1 71 (92.21%) Network Design
2 60 (77.92%) Cisco
3 47 (61.04%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (53.25%) CCNP
5 29 (37.66%) Data Centre
6 28 (36.36%) Firewall
7 25 (32.47%) SC Cleared
7 25 (32.47%) Security Cleared
7 25 (32.47%) BGP
7 25 (32.47%) WAN
8 23 (29.87%) LAN
9 20 (25.97%) Wireless
10 18 (23.38%) Finance
11 17 (22.08%) Telecoms
11 17 (22.08%) CCNA
12 16 (20.78%) CheckPoint
12 16 (20.78%) Degree
13 15 (19.48%) OSPF
14 13 (16.88%) VPN
14 13 (16.88%) CCIE
15 12 (15.58%) F5
15 12 (15.58%) Palo Alto
16 11 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (14.29%) SNMP
16 11 (14.29%) C
16 11 (14.29%) Juniper
16 11 (14.29%) Network Security
17 10 (12.99%) QA
17 10 (12.99%) StarTeam
17 10 (12.99%) CCDP

Network Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.90%) MS Office
2 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (36.36%) Firewall
2 25 (32.47%) BGP
2 25 (32.47%) WAN
3 23 (29.87%) LAN
4 20 (25.97%) Wireless
5 15 (19.48%) OSPF
6 13 (16.88%) VPN
7 11 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (14.29%) Network Security
7 11 (14.29%) SNMP
8 10 (12.99%) Cisco Wireless
8 10 (12.99%) FTP
9 9 (11.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (9.09%) EIGRP
10 7 (9.09%) MPLS
11 6 (7.79%) BIG-IP
11 6 (7.79%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (7.79%) Internet
12 5 (6.49%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Rational DOORS
1 10 (12.99%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (23.38%) Finance
2 17 (22.08%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.09%) Banking
4 6 (7.79%) Retail
5 3 (3.90%) Local Government
6 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 29 (37.66%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.90%) CMDB
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) DataPower
5 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.30%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) Linux
1 2 (2.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (92.21%) Network Design
2 10 (12.99%) Configuration Management
3 8 (10.39%) Change Management
3 8 (10.39%) Migration
3 8 (10.39%) Requirements Management
4 7 (9.09%) Network Management
5 5 (6.49%) Capacity Management
5 5 (6.49%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.49%) Network Architecture
5 5 (6.49%) Project Management
6 4 (5.19%) Change Control
7 3 (3.90%) ITIL
7 3 (3.90%) Matrix Management
7 3 (3.90%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (3.90%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (3.90%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (2.60%) Information Security
8 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.60%) Service Management
8 2 (2.60%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.29%) C
2 3 (3.90%) SQL
3 1 (1.30%) Java
3 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (61.04%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (53.25%) CCNP
3 25 (32.47%) SC Cleared
3 25 (32.47%) Security Cleared
4 17 (22.08%) CCNA
5 16 (20.78%) Degree
6 13 (16.88%) CCIE
7 10 (12.99%) CCDP
8 3 (3.90%) HND
9 2 (2.60%) CCIP
9 2 (2.60%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.30%) CCDA
10 1 (1.30%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.30%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) MiFID
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.90%) Terminal Services
1 3 (3.90%) XenServer
2 2 (2.60%) vCloud
2 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) OPNET
2 6 (7.79%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (5.19%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.60%) Amdocs OSS
4 2 (2.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (2.60%) TrustSec
5 1 (1.30%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 60 (77.92%) Cisco
2 16 (20.78%) CheckPoint
3 12 (15.58%) F5
3 12 (15.58%) Palo Alto
4 11 (14.29%) Juniper
5 8 (10.39%) Fortinet
5 8 (10.39%) Riverbed
6 7 (9.09%) Nokia
7 6 (7.79%) VMware
8 5 (6.49%) SolarWinds
9 4 (5.19%) Citrix
10 3 (3.90%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.90%) HP
10 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
10 3 (3.90%) Tufin
11 2 (2.60%) Aruba
11 2 (2.60%) BT
11 2 (2.60%) Cramer
11 2 (2.60%) Fujitsu
11 2 (2.60%) ProCurve
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