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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design Engineer
UK
Rank 549 573 577
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 44 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.078% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.082% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 11
Median daily rate £425 £378 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% -3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 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 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -

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
42518 47379 47264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.78% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27667 30205 29656
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1737 1864
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +21 35 £425 +11.84% 4
South East +10 19 £425 -
Hampshire +6 11 £425 -
Shropshire - 7 £425 -
Telford - 7 £425 -
West Midlands - 7 £425 -
Berkshire +15 5 £315 -
Northern Ireland -16 4 £313 -
County Antrim - 4 £313 -
Belfast - 4 £313 -
Hook +5 3 £425 -4.49%
London -1 3 £438 +15.89% 3
Scotland - 3 - -
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Southampton - 3 £425 -
Reading - 3 - -
Yorkshire +15 2 - -
Winchester +5 2 £320 -20.00%
Middlesex - 2 £435 -
Sheffield - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
East of England +3 1 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £550 -
Newbury - 1 £305 -
Slough - 1 £325 -

Network Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 65 (94.20%) Network Design
2 57 (82.61%) Cisco
3 37 (53.62%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (37.68%) Firewall
5 24 (34.78%) CCNP
6 23 (33.33%) LAN
7 22 (31.88%) Data Centre
8 21 (30.43%) CCNA
9 20 (28.99%) Security Cleared
10 18 (26.09%) WAN
11 16 (23.19%) Juniper
11 16 (23.19%) CheckPoint
12 15 (21.74%) CCIE
12 15 (21.74%) Telecoms
13 14 (20.29%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
14 13 (18.84%) Finance
14 13 (18.84%) OSPF
14 13 (18.84%) BGP
15 12 (17.39%) Wireless
15 12 (17.39%) Network Security
15 12 (17.39%) F5
16 11 (15.94%) Load Balancing
16 11 (15.94%) Migration
17 9 (13.04%) Banking
17 9 (13.04%) Fortinet
17 9 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
17 9 (13.04%) Project Management
17 9 (13.04%) Network Management
18 7 (10.14%) Configuration Management

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 (5.80%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (37.68%) Firewall
2 23 (33.33%) LAN
3 18 (26.09%) WAN
4 14 (20.29%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (18.84%) BGP
5 13 (18.84%) OSPF
6 12 (17.39%) Network Security
6 12 (17.39%) Wireless
7 9 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (10.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (10.14%) VoIP
9 6 (8.70%) EIGRP
9 6 (8.70%) FTP
9 6 (8.70%) SNMP
10 5 (7.25%) MPLS
11 4 (5.80%) Multicast
11 4 (5.80%) NetScaler
11 4 (5.80%) Unified Communications
12 3 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (7.25%) StarTeam
General
1 15 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 13 (18.84%) Finance
3 9 (13.04%) Banking
4 4 (5.80%) Retail
4 4 (5.80%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) CMDB
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) CatOS
2 1 (1.45%) Unix
2 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (94.20%) Network Design
2 11 (15.94%) Load Balancing
2 11 (15.94%) Migration
3 9 (13.04%) Network Management
3 9 (13.04%) Project Management
4 7 (10.14%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.80%) ITIL
7 3 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.35%) QMS
7 3 (4.35%) Requirements Management
7 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.90%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.90%) Information Security
8 2 (2.90%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.90%) Quality Management
8 2 (2.90%) Release Management
8 2 (2.90%) Software Licensing
9 1 (1.45%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (53.62%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (34.78%) CCNP
3 21 (30.43%) CCNA
4 20 (28.99%) Security Cleared
5 15 (21.74%) CCIE
6 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
7 6 (8.70%) CCDP
7 6 (8.70%) Degree
8 5 (7.25%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.90%) CCDA
10 1 (1.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
2 4 (5.80%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.90%) SLA
4 1 (1.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.45%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (1.45%) OPNET
Vendors
1 57 (82.61%) Cisco
2 16 (23.19%) CheckPoint
2 16 (23.19%) Juniper
3 12 (17.39%) F5
4 9 (13.04%) Fortinet
5 6 (8.70%) Blue Coat
5 6 (8.70%) BT
5 6 (8.70%) Oracle
6 5 (7.25%) Aruba
7 4 (5.80%) Fujitsu
7 4 (5.80%) HP
7 4 (5.80%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.35%) VMware
9 2 (2.90%) Brocade
9 2 (2.90%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.90%) Siemens
10 1 (1.45%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.45%) Huawei
10 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds