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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design Engineer
Rank 565 546 524
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 36 31 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.060% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.065% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 9
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£310 £369 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.93% +22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £463 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £345 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.00
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
51630 48043 48724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.70% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 32647 29076 27348
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2103 2088 2596
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 25 November 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 25 November 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
England -32 36 £310 -11.42% 3
West Midlands -2 11 £339 -1.66% 1
South East -27 10 £400 +23.07%
Berkshire +1 9 £400 +60.00%
Shropshire - 6 £339 - 1
Telford - 5 £275 -
South West -31 2 £463 +37.03%
London -4 1 £310 -27.90% 1
Hampshire - 1 £270 -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Newport - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Wales - - - -
South Wales - - - -
East of England - - - -

Network Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 51 (78.46%) Cisco
2 47 (72.31%) Network Design
3 42 (64.62%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (56.92%) CCNP
5 36 (55.38%) Firewall
6 30 (46.15%) CheckPoint
7 28 (43.08%) OSPF
7 28 (43.08%) Network Security
8 24 (36.92%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (33.85%) F5
10 18 (27.69%) CCDP
11 17 (26.15%) BGP
11 17 (26.15%) Telecoms
12 16 (24.62%) Security Cleared
12 16 (24.62%) CCNA
13 15 (23.08%) SC Cleared
14 14 (21.54%) Network Management
15 13 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (20.00%) MPLS
15 13 (20.00%) HP
15 13 (20.00%) CISSP
15 13 (20.00%) WLAN
16 12 (18.46%) LAN
17 10 (15.38%) WAN
17 10 (15.38%) CCIE
17 10 (15.38%) RIP
17 10 (15.38%) BMC
17 10 (15.38%) Nokia
17 10 (15.38%) TippingPoint
18 9 (13.85%) BT

Network Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.54%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 36 (55.38%) Firewall
2 28 (43.08%) OSPF
2 28 (43.08%) Network Security
3 24 (36.92%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (26.15%) BGP
5 13 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (20.00%) MPLS
5 13 (20.00%) WLAN
6 12 (18.46%) LAN
7 10 (15.38%) WAN
7 10 (15.38%) RIP
8 9 (13.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 9 (13.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 8 (12.31%) BIG-IP
10 7 (10.77%) BT 21CN
10 7 (10.77%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (9.23%) VPN
11 6 (9.23%) Internet
11 6 (9.23%) EIGRP
12 5 (7.69%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
General
1 17 (26.15%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) HTML
1 1 (1.54%) CSS
1 1 (1.54%) JSON
1 1 (1.54%) RESTful
1 1 (1.54%) Backbone.js
1 1 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (1.54%) Laravel
1 1 (1.54%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) SecurID
2 1 (1.54%) Device Driver
2 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) Windows
1 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (72.31%) Network Design
2 14 (21.54%) Network Management
3 8 (12.31%) ITIL
3 8 (12.31%) eTOM
3 8 (12.31%) Load Balancing
4 5 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (7.69%) Demand Forecasting
5 4 (6.15%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.08%) Validation
6 2 (3.08%) Service Management
7 1 (1.54%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.54%) Change Management
7 1 (1.54%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.54%) Information Security
7 1 (1.54%) Migration
7 1 (1.54%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.54%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.54%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.54%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) Lisp
2 1 (1.54%) C
2 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (64.62%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (56.92%) CCNP
3 18 (27.69%) CCDP
4 16 (24.62%) Security Cleared
4 16 (24.62%) CCNA
5 15 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 13 (20.00%) CISSP
7 10 (15.38%) CCIE
8 6 (9.23%) Degree
9 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.08%) CCSP
10 1 (1.54%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.54%) CCIP
10 1 (1.54%) HND
10 1 (1.54%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.54%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.54%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.54%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) PCI DSS
2 6 (9.23%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) ProxySG
2 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (6.15%) OPNET
1 4 (6.15%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.54%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (78.46%) Cisco
2 30 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 22 (33.85%) F5
4 13 (20.00%) HP
5 10 (15.38%) BMC
5 10 (15.38%) Nokia
5 10 (15.38%) TippingPoint
6 9 (13.85%) BT
6 9 (13.85%) Blue Coat
6 9 (13.85%) Juniper
7 6 (9.23%) Fortinet
8 5 (7.69%) Motorola
8 5 (7.69%) McAfee
9 4 (6.15%) AlgoSec
9 4 (6.15%) Tufin
9 4 (6.15%) IronPort
9 4 (6.15%) Sourcefire
9 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
10 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.08%) Fujitsu
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