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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design Engineer
Rank 589 577 560
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 44 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.059% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.064% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 11
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£425 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £345
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 - -

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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 25 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 4 September 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 +8 44 £425 -5.55% 3
London +20 16 £463 +14.12% 1
South West -2 8 £400 -11.11%
South East -30 7 £413 -8.83%
Berkshire -6 6 £450 -1.09%
City of London +11 5 £513 +26.46%
West Midlands +7 5 £325 +1.56% 1
Wiltshire +4 4 - -
Shropshire -7 3 - -
Telford -8 3 - -
Yorkshire -28 3 £310 -11.42% 1
Bristol - 3 £400 -
Manchester - 2 £431 -
Windsor - 2 - -
North West - 2 £431 -
Reading -8 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire -28 1 - - 1
Leeds -29 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -
Filton - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £325 -
Solihull - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Network Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 74 (85.06%) Cisco
2 63 (72.41%) Network Design
3 41 (47.13%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (47.13%) CheckPoint
4 35 (40.23%) LAN
5 33 (37.93%) WAN
6 31 (35.63%) Firewall
7 29 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 28 (32.18%) Juniper
9 27 (31.03%) OSPF
10 26 (29.89%) Cisco ASA
11 24 (27.59%) Network Security
11 24 (27.59%) BGP
12 22 (25.29%) CCNP
12 22 (25.29%) MPLS
13 21 (24.14%) CCIE
13 21 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (21.84%) VPN
15 18 (20.69%) Wireless
15 18 (20.69%) Data Centre
16 17 (19.54%) F5
17 15 (17.24%) Blue Coat
18 14 (16.09%) Telecoms
18 14 (16.09%) TCP/IP
18 14 (16.09%) HP
19 13 (14.94%) EIGRP
19 13 (14.94%) ITIL
19 13 (14.94%) VLAN
20 12 (13.79%) Fortinet
20 12 (13.79%) Degree

Network Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 35 (40.23%) LAN
2 33 (37.93%) WAN
3 31 (35.63%) Firewall
4 27 (31.03%) OSPF
5 26 (29.89%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (27.59%) Network Security
6 24 (27.59%) BGP
7 22 (25.29%) MPLS
8 21 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (21.84%) VPN
10 18 (20.69%) Wireless
11 14 (16.09%) TCP/IP
12 13 (14.94%) EIGRP
12 13 (14.94%) VLAN
13 12 (13.79%) HSRP
14 11 (12.64%) Cisco PIX
14 11 (12.64%) VRRP
14 11 (12.64%) SSL
14 11 (12.64%) VoIP
15 10 (11.49%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) MySQL
1 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 14 (16.09%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.64%) Finance
3 4 (4.60%) Banking
4 3 (3.45%) Advertising
5 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) Electronics
6 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.15%) Retail
6 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.45%) SOAP
2 3 (3.45%) Web Services
2 3 (3.45%) XML
2 3 (3.45%) JSON
2 3 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.49%) Clustering
3 9 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.45%) IPTV
4 3 (3.45%) CMDB
5 2 (2.30%) Replication
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.15%) Eurex
6 1 (1.15%) DTV
6 1 (1.15%) CESG
6 1 (1.15%) PKI
6 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.15%) CCTV
6 1 (1.15%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.90%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) Linux
2 3 (3.45%) Android
2 3 (3.45%) CentOS
3 2 (2.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (72.41%) Network Design
2 13 (14.94%) ITIL
3 12 (13.79%) Load Balancing
4 10 (11.49%) Migration
5 7 (8.05%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.90%) Low Latency
6 6 (6.90%) Network Management
7 5 (5.75%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 5 (5.75%) Load Testing
8 4 (4.60%) Change Management
8 4 (4.60%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.45%) Project Management
9 3 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.30%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (2.30%) Time Management
10 2 (2.30%) Network Planning
10 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (2.30%) Demand Forecasting
11 1 (1.15%) DDoS Mitigation
11 1 (1.15%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 3 (3.45%) SQL
1 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.15%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 41 (47.13%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 22 (25.29%) CCNP
4 21 (24.14%) CCIE
5 12 (13.79%) Degree
6 10 (11.49%) SC Cleared
6 10 (11.49%) CCNA
7 7 (8.05%) CCDP
7 7 (8.05%) CCSA
7 7 (8.05%) CCSE
8 4 (4.60%) JNCIA
8 4 (4.60%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.30%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.30%) JNCIE
9 2 (2.30%) CCVP
9 2 (2.30%) CCIP
10 1 (1.15%) HNC
10 1 (1.15%) CISSP
10 1 (1.15%) CCDA
10 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.15%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.45%) NFS
3 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.30%) OPNET
4 1 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.15%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 74 (85.06%) Cisco
2 41 (47.13%) CheckPoint
3 28 (32.18%) Juniper
4 17 (19.54%) F5
5 15 (17.24%) Blue Coat
6 14 (16.09%) HP
7 12 (13.79%) Fortinet
8 11 (12.64%) Citrix
9 10 (11.49%) Tufin
10 7 (8.05%) IronPort
11 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
11 6 (6.90%) Nokia
12 5 (5.75%) Brocade
12 5 (5.75%) SolarWinds
13 4 (4.60%) Riverbed
13 4 (4.60%) Radware
14 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
14 3 (3.45%) Oracle
14 3 (3.45%) Infoblox
14 3 (3.45%) SevOne
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