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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design Engineer
Rank 589 599 597
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 41 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.081% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.086% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 16
Median daily rate £425 £350 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £429 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £320 £306
% change year-on-year
+32.81% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £28.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.75 -

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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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
Top 30 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 7 December 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 +20 38 £425 +18.88% 3
South East +29 16 £425 +33.85% 2
West Midlands -13 10 £431 +1.47%
Hampshire +21 8 £425 +33.85% 1
Shropshire - 8 £388 -
Telford - 8 £388 -
Berkshire +13 6 £350 - 1
London +3 4 £433 +10.89%
North West +7 3 £520 +48.57% 1
Hook +2 3 £425 -2.29%
Reading - 3 £375 - 1
Southampton - 3 £425 -
Yorkshire +12 2 - -
East of England +4 2 £375 +20.00%
Manchester +3 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire -4 2 £375 -
Sheffield - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Winchester - 2 £320 -
City of London +1 1 £440 +20.54%
Bracknell - 1 £425 -
Newbury - 1 £305 -
Slough - 1 £325 -
Chester - 1 £520 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £520 -
Middlesex - 1 £420 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

Network Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 73 (91.25%) Network Design
2 66 (82.50%) Cisco
3 42 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (36.25%) Firewall
5 27 (33.75%) Data Centre
6 25 (31.25%) CCNP
6 25 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 21 (26.25%) CCNA
7 21 (26.25%) LAN
8 20 (25.00%) WAN
9 19 (23.75%) CCIE
9 19 (23.75%) SC Cleared
10 18 (22.50%) Palo Alto
11 17 (21.25%) CheckPoint
11 17 (21.25%) Juniper
12 16 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (17.50%) Telecoms
13 14 (17.50%) Network Security
13 14 (17.50%) Wireless
13 14 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (17.50%) Network Management
14 13 (16.25%) F5
14 13 (16.25%) Finance
15 11 (13.75%) Load Balancing
16 10 (12.50%) Fortinet
16 10 (12.50%) Migration
16 10 (12.50%) CCDP
16 10 (12.50%) BGP
17 9 (11.25%) Project Management
17 9 (11.25%) Cisco IOS

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 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
3 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (36.25%) Firewall
2 21 (26.25%) LAN
3 20 (25.00%) WAN
4 16 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (17.50%) Network Security
5 14 (17.50%) Wireless
6 10 (12.50%) BGP
7 9 (11.25%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (8.75%) OSPF
9 6 (7.50%) MPLS
9 6 (7.50%) NetScaler
10 5 (6.25%) DNS
10 5 (6.25%) FTP
10 5 (6.25%) SNMP
10 5 (6.25%) VoIP
10 5 (6.25%) VPN
11 4 (5.00%) Multicast
12 3 (3.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (3.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (5.00%) StarTeam
2 2 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (17.50%) Telecoms
2 13 (16.25%) Finance
3 5 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Electronics
4 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.25%) German Language
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (33.75%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.25%) CMDB
3 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) CatOS
1 1 (1.25%) Unix
1 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (91.25%) Network Design
2 14 (17.50%) Network Management
3 11 (13.75%) Load Balancing
4 10 (12.50%) Migration
5 9 (11.25%) Project Management
6 7 (8.75%) Network Architecture
7 6 (7.50%) Change Management
8 5 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.00%) ITIL
9 4 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (2.50%) Data Loss Prevention
11 2 (2.50%) Information Security
11 2 (2.50%) WAN Optimisation
12 1 (1.25%) Data Protection
12 1 (1.25%) High Availability
12 1 (1.25%) Information Assurance
12 1 (1.25%) ISMS
12 1 (1.25%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.75%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (31.25%) CCNP
2 25 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 21 (26.25%) CCNA
4 19 (23.75%) CCIE
4 19 (23.75%) SC Cleared
5 10 (12.50%) CCDP
6 5 (6.25%) Degree
7 3 (3.75%) CCDA
7 3 (3.75%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.25%) CCA
8 1 (1.25%) CCVP
8 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.25%) HND
8 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.25%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.25%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.25%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.25%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) OPNET
2 1 (1.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.25%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 66 (82.50%) Cisco
2 18 (22.50%) Palo Alto
3 17 (21.25%) CheckPoint
3 17 (21.25%) Juniper
4 13 (16.25%) F5
5 10 (12.50%) Fortinet
6 8 (10.00%) Riverbed
7 7 (8.75%) Blue Coat
7 7 (8.75%) HP
8 6 (7.50%) Aruba
8 6 (7.50%) SolarWinds
8 6 (7.50%) Tufin
9 5 (6.25%) Brocade
9 5 (6.25%) Oracle
10 4 (5.00%) BT
10 4 (5.00%) Fujitsu
10 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
11 3 (3.75%) Citrix
11 3 (3.75%) Splunk
11 3 (3.75%) VMware