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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design Engineer
Rank 540 544 514
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 38 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.059% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.064% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 11
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£375 £353 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £458 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +15.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £34.38 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.50

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
50025 48432 42510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.39% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30372 29064 24408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1969 2003 2177
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 30 March 2015.

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 27 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 30 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
England -9 37 £375 +6.38% 6
South East -20 12 £350 +6.87% 2
Berkshire -1 11 £350 -
London +7 10 £388 -3.12% 3
West Midlands -5 8 £425 +10.38% 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £373 -
Yorkshire - 6 £373 -
Birmingham - 6 £425 -
Leeds - 6 £373 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £500 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £348 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £348 -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Brighton - - - -
North West - - - -
City of London - - - - 1

Network Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 60 (80.00%) Cisco
2 51 (68.00%) Network Design
3 43 (57.33%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (45.33%) CCNP
5 29 (38.67%) CheckPoint
6 26 (34.67%) Network Security
7 22 (29.33%) Security Cleared
7 22 (29.33%) Telecoms
8 21 (28.00%) Firewall
8 21 (28.00%) BGP
8 21 (28.00%) OSPF
8 21 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (26.67%) WLAN
10 18 (24.00%) CCDP
11 16 (21.33%) LAN
11 16 (21.33%) F5
11 16 (21.33%) SC Cleared
12 15 (20.00%) CCNA
12 15 (20.00%) HP
13 13 (17.33%) CISSP
13 13 (17.33%) Blue Coat
14 12 (16.00%) MPLS
14 12 (16.00%) WAN
14 12 (16.00%) TippingPoint
15 11 (14.67%) Juniper
15 11 (14.67%) BMC
15 11 (14.67%) EIGRP
16 10 (13.33%) Wireless
17 9 (12.00%) Degree

Network Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.67%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 26 (34.67%) Network Security
2 21 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
2 21 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 21 (28.00%) OSPF
2 21 (28.00%) BGP
2 21 (28.00%) Firewall
3 20 (26.67%) WLAN
4 16 (21.33%) LAN
5 12 (16.00%) WAN
5 12 (16.00%) MPLS
6 11 (14.67%) EIGRP
7 10 (13.33%) Wireless
8 8 (10.67%) IPsec
8 8 (10.67%) VPN
8 8 (10.67%) DMZ
9 7 (9.33%) Internet
9 7 (9.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (9.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 7 (9.33%) DMVPN
10 6 (8.00%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 22 (29.33%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.67%) Retail
3 6 (8.00%) Finance
4 3 (4.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.33%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.33%) Billing
5 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) JSON
2 3 (4.00%) JSP
2 3 (4.00%) SOAP
2 3 (4.00%) Web Services
2 3 (4.00%) XML
2 3 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (1.33%) Laravel
3 1 (1.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.33%) RESTful
3 1 (1.33%) HTML5
3 1 (1.33%) HTML
3 1 (1.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Clustering
2 5 (6.67%) SecurID
3 4 (5.33%) CESG
4 3 (4.00%) IPTV
4 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Eurex
5 1 (1.33%) CCTV
5 1 (1.33%) CMDB
5 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Windows
2 3 (4.00%) Linux
2 3 (4.00%) Android
2 3 (4.00%) CentOS
3 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (68.00%) Network Design
2 8 (10.67%) ITIL
3 6 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (8.00%) Demand Forecasting
4 5 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.67%) eTOM
5 4 (5.33%) Validation
5 4 (5.33%) Network Management
5 4 (5.33%) Low Latency
5 4 (5.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 3 (4.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.00%) Migration
6 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.00%) Change Management
6 3 (4.00%) Six Sigma
6 3 (4.00%) Network Architecture
7 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (2.67%) Benchmarking
7 2 (2.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) Lisp
2 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (57.33%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (45.33%) CCNP
3 22 (29.33%) Security Cleared
4 18 (24.00%) CCDP
5 16 (21.33%) SC Cleared
6 15 (20.00%) CCNA
7 13 (17.33%) CISSP
8 9 (12.00%) CCIE
8 9 (12.00%) Degree
9 3 (4.00%) JNCIA
9 3 (4.00%) JNCIS
10 2 (2.67%) CCIP
10 2 (2.67%) HNC
11 1 (1.33%) CCSP
11 1 (1.33%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
1 5 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.33%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) NFS
1 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (9.33%) OPNET
3 2 (2.67%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (2.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 60 (80.00%) Cisco
2 29 (38.67%) CheckPoint
3 16 (21.33%) F5
4 15 (20.00%) HP
5 13 (17.33%) Blue Coat
6 12 (16.00%) TippingPoint
7 11 (14.67%) Juniper
7 11 (14.67%) BMC
8 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (10.67%) Motorola
10 7 (9.33%) Fortinet
10 7 (9.33%) Tufin
11 4 (5.33%) SolarWinds
11 4 (5.33%) AlgoSec
11 4 (5.33%) Nokia
11 4 (5.33%) CA
12 3 (4.00%) Citrix
12 3 (4.00%) Oracle
12 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
12 3 (4.00%) BT
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