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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design Engineer
UK
Rank 553 591 578
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 41 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.073% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.077% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 10
Median daily rate £425 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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
42966 49399 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28025 31812 30247
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 1656 1895
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +41 32 £425 +8.28% 2
South East +23 20 £425 - 1
Hampshire +2 9 £425 -
Berkshire +24 6 £328 -
Northern Ireland -8 6 £313 - 2
Belfast - 6 £313 - 2
County Antrim - 6 £313 - 2
West Midlands +6 5 £406 -
Shropshire - 5 £406 -
Telford - 5 £406 -
North West - 4 £388 -
Reading - 4 - -
Southampton - 3 £425 -
London +16 2 £375 -1.31% 1
Fareham - 2 £550 -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £425 -
Manchester - 2 £450 -
Middlesex - 2 £435 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £425 -
Scotland - 2 - -
Yorkshire +16 1 - -
Hook -7 1 £425 -10.52%
Wales - 1 £288 -
South Wales - 1 £288 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £325 -
Slough - 1 £350 -
Sheffield - 1 - -

Network Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 75 (97.40%) Network Design
2 66 (85.71%) Cisco
3 43 (55.84%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (42.86%) CCNP
5 30 (38.96%) Firewall
6 25 (32.47%) LAN
6 25 (32.47%) Security Cleared
7 23 (29.87%) CCNA
8 22 (28.57%) WAN
8 22 (28.57%) Data Centre
9 19 (24.68%) Juniper
10 18 (23.38%) CheckPoint
10 18 (23.38%) OSPF
10 18 (23.38%) BGP
10 18 (23.38%) Telecoms
11 17 (22.08%) CCIE
11 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared
12 16 (20.78%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (18.18%) F5
14 13 (16.88%) Network Security
14 13 (16.88%) Fortinet
14 13 (16.88%) Migration
15 12 (15.58%) Finance
15 12 (15.58%) Wireless
16 10 (12.99%) Banking
16 10 (12.99%) Load Balancing
16 10 (12.99%) VoIP
17 9 (11.69%) EIGRP
17 9 (11.69%) Project Management
17 9 (11.69%) Cisco Nexus

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 5 (6.49%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.19%) MS Office
3 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (38.96%) Firewall
2 25 (32.47%) LAN
3 22 (28.57%) WAN
4 18 (23.38%) BGP
4 18 (23.38%) OSPF
5 16 (20.78%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (16.88%) Network Security
7 12 (15.58%) Wireless
8 10 (12.99%) VoIP
9 9 (11.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (11.69%) EIGRP
10 8 (10.39%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (9.09%) FTP
11 7 (9.09%) SNMP
12 6 (7.79%) Unified Communications
12 6 (7.79%) VPN
13 5 (6.49%) MPLS
14 4 (5.19%) DNS
14 4 (5.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 4 (5.19%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (7.79%) StarTeam
General
1 18 (23.38%) Telecoms
2 12 (15.58%) Finance
3 10 (12.99%) Banking
4 5 (6.49%) Retail
4 5 (6.49%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) CMDB
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.60%) PKI
4 1 (1.30%) CESG
4 1 (1.30%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) CatOS
1 2 (2.60%) Unix
2 1 (1.30%) Linux
2 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (97.40%) Network Design
2 13 (16.88%) Migration
3 10 (12.99%) Load Balancing
4 9 (11.69%) Project Management
5 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
6 6 (7.79%) Network Management
7 5 (6.49%) ITIL
7 5 (6.49%) Requirements Management
8 3 (3.90%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.90%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (3.90%) QMS
8 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.60%) ITSM
9 2 (2.60%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.60%) Quality Management
9 2 (2.60%) Release Management
9 2 (2.60%) Service Management
9 2 (2.60%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (55.84%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (42.86%) CCNP
3 25 (32.47%) Security Cleared
4 23 (29.87%) CCNA
5 17 (22.08%) CCIE
5 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared
6 7 (9.09%) Degree
7 6 (7.79%) DV Cleared
8 5 (6.49%) CCDP
9 2 (2.60%) CCDA
10 1 (1.30%) CCIP
10 1 (1.30%) CCSA
10 1 (1.30%) CCSE
10 1 (1.30%) HNC
10 1 (1.30%) HND
10 1 (1.30%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.30%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.60%) SLA
4 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (3.90%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (3.90%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.30%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 66 (85.71%) Cisco
2 19 (24.68%) Juniper
3 18 (23.38%) CheckPoint
4 14 (18.18%) F5
5 13 (16.88%) Fortinet
6 7 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 7 (9.09%) Oracle
7 6 (7.79%) Arista
7 6 (7.79%) Aruba
8 5 (6.49%) HP
9 4 (5.19%) BT
9 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
10 3 (3.90%) Riverbed
10 3 (3.90%) VMware
11 2 (2.60%) Brocade
11 2 (2.60%) Fujitsu
11 2 (2.60%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.60%) Siemens
12 1 (1.30%) Avaya
12 1 (1.30%) Ericsson
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