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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design Engineer
Rank 614 604 595
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 34 56 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.096% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.10% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 19
Median daily rate £433 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £318 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £59.00

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
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 29 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 28 September 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 -1 33 £433 +8.12% 5
London -12 11 £440 -1.67% 4
North West +18 6 £400 -
South East +11 6 £425 +21.42% 1
West Midlands -25 6 £475 +46.15%
City of London +26 5 £440 - 1
Hampshire +16 5 £463 +48.00%
Manchester -9 3 £375 -6.25%
Telford -26 3 £375 -
Shropshire -29 3 £375 -
East of England -1 2 - -
Birmingham -7 2 £488 +50.00%
Liverpool - 2 £400 -
Merseyside - 2 £400 -
West Yorkshire +13 1 - -
Leeds +6 1 - -
Berkshire +4 1 £400 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire +4 1 - -
South West +4 1 - -
Hertfordshire +1 1 - -
Winchester +1 1 £425 +36.00%
Bristol -1 1 - -
Solihull -3 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £520 -
Hook - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £520 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £500 -
Essex - 1 - -

Network Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 72 (91.14%) Network Design
2 66 (83.54%) Cisco
3 40 (50.63%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (41.77%) Firewall
5 32 (40.51%) Data Centre
6 29 (36.71%) CCNP
7 23 (29.11%) Security Cleared
8 22 (27.85%) SC Cleared
9 21 (26.58%) Juniper
9 21 (26.58%) BGP
9 21 (26.58%) Wireless
10 20 (25.32%) LAN
10 20 (25.32%) WAN
10 20 (25.32%) Palo Alto
11 18 (22.78%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (21.52%) F5
12 17 (21.52%) Finance
13 16 (20.25%) CCNA
14 15 (18.99%) CheckPoint
15 14 (17.72%) OSPF
15 14 (17.72%) CCIE
16 13 (16.46%) CCDP
16 13 (16.46%) Load Balancing
16 13 (16.46%) Network Management
17 12 (15.19%) Network Security
17 12 (15.19%) Telecoms
18 11 (13.92%) VPN
18 11 (13.92%) Cisco IOS
18 11 (13.92%) Riverbed
19 9 (11.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.53%) MS Office
4 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (41.77%) Firewall
2 21 (26.58%) BGP
2 21 (26.58%) Wireless
3 20 (25.32%) LAN
3 20 (25.32%) WAN
4 18 (22.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (17.72%) OSPF
6 12 (15.19%) Network Security
7 11 (13.92%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (13.92%) VPN
8 9 (11.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (10.13%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (10.13%) EIGRP
9 8 (10.13%) NetScaler
10 7 (8.86%) DNS
10 7 (8.86%) Multicast
11 6 (7.59%) BIG-IP
11 6 (7.59%) Cisco Wireless
11 6 (7.59%) MPLS
11 6 (7.59%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (6.33%) StarTeam
2 3 (3.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (21.52%) Finance
2 12 (15.19%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.13%) Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 2 (2.53%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.27%) German Language
6 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Legal
6 1 (1.27%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (40.51%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.06%) CMDB
2 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.53%) DataPower
3 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.80%) Unix
2 2 (2.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (91.14%) Network Design
2 13 (16.46%) Load Balancing
2 13 (16.46%) Network Management
3 8 (10.13%) Change Management
3 8 (10.13%) Project Management
4 7 (8.86%) Network Architecture
5 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (6.33%) Migration
5 5 (6.33%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (3.80%) Change Control
6 3 (3.80%) ITIL
6 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.80%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (2.53%) Data Loss Prevention
7 2 (2.53%) Matrix Management
7 2 (2.53%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (2.53%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.53%) Requirements Management
7 2 (2.53%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (1.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.33%) C
2 3 (3.80%) SQL
3 1 (1.27%) Java
3 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (50.63%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (36.71%) CCNP
3 23 (29.11%) Security Cleared
4 22 (27.85%) SC Cleared
5 16 (20.25%) CCNA
6 14 (17.72%) CCIE
7 13 (16.46%) CCDP
8 9 (11.39%) Degree
9 3 (3.80%) CCDA
10 2 (2.53%) HND
10 2 (2.53%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.27%) CCA
11 1 (1.27%) CCVP
11 1 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.27%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.27%) JNCIE
11 1 (1.27%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.27%) MiFID
2 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.80%) Terminal Services
2 3 (3.80%) XenServer
3 2 (2.53%) vCloud
3 2 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) OPNET
2 5 (6.33%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.53%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.53%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.53%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (2.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 66 (83.54%) Cisco
2 21 (26.58%) Juniper
3 20 (25.32%) Palo Alto
4 17 (21.52%) F5
5 15 (18.99%) CheckPoint
6 11 (13.92%) Riverbed
7 9 (11.39%) Fortinet
8 8 (10.13%) HP
9 7 (8.86%) Citrix
10 6 (7.59%) SolarWinds
10 6 (7.59%) Tufin
11 5 (6.33%) BT
11 5 (6.33%) Fujitsu
11 5 (6.33%) Nokia
11 5 (6.33%) VMware
12 4 (5.06%) Aruba
12 4 (5.06%) Blue Coat
12 4 (5.06%) ProCurve
12 4 (5.06%) Splunk
13 3 (3.80%) Brocade
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