The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Design Engineer
Rank 551 514 536
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 36 30 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.063% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.068% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 16
Average daily rate £368 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £338 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £33.75 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 2014.

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 22 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -82 35 £368 +22.50% 7
South East -14 20 £380 +26.66% 4
Berkshire -7 13 £413 +37.50% 1
London -21 8 £350 - 1
Hampshire +7 7 £355 +36.53% 3
Basingstoke +20 4 £380 +44.76% 3
Reading -8 2 £413 +37.50% 1
City of London -15 2 - -
North West - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -

Network Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 54 (100.00%) Network Design
2 30 (55.56%) Telecoms
3 29 (53.70%) Cisco
4 24 (44.44%) MPLS
5 22 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (37.04%) OSPF
7 19 (35.19%) BGP
8 17 (31.48%) Ethernet
9 16 (29.63%) CCNP
9 16 (29.63%) LTE
10 15 (27.78%) Huawei
10 15 (27.78%) 3G
10 15 (27.78%) 2G
11 14 (25.93%) Radio Access Network
12 13 (24.07%) VPN
13 12 (22.22%) SDH
13 12 (22.22%) WAN
13 12 (22.22%) Firewall
13 12 (22.22%) DWDM
13 12 (22.22%) RSVP
13 12 (22.22%) VRRP
13 12 (22.22%) HSRP
14 11 (20.37%) CCIE
15 10 (18.52%) LAN
15 10 (18.52%) Capacity Management
15 10 (18.52%) Degree
16 9 (16.67%) Project Management
16 9 (16.67%) Ericsson
17 8 (14.81%) BT
17 8 (14.81%) BIG-IP

Network Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.85%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Office
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (44.44%) MPLS
2 20 (37.04%) OSPF
3 19 (35.19%) BGP
4 17 (31.48%) Ethernet
5 16 (29.63%) LTE
6 15 (27.78%) 3G
6 15 (27.78%) 2G
7 14 (25.93%) Radio Access Network
8 13 (24.07%) VPN
9 12 (22.22%) SDH
9 12 (22.22%) WAN
9 12 (22.22%) Firewall
9 12 (22.22%) DWDM
9 12 (22.22%) RSVP
9 12 (22.22%) VRRP
9 12 (22.22%) HSRP
10 10 (18.52%) LAN
11 8 (14.81%) BIG-IP
12 6 (11.11%) Internet
13 5 (9.26%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Ant
General
1 30 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Military
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
1 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) Network Design
2 10 (18.52%) Capacity Management
3 9 (16.67%) Project Management
4 8 (14.81%) Network Management
5 7 (12.96%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (12.96%) Business Development
5 7 (12.96%) Time Management
6 2 (3.70%) High Availability
6 2 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.85%) Service Management
7 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.85%) Change Management
7 1 (1.85%) Validation
7 1 (1.85%) Migration
7 1 (1.85%) ITIL
7 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.85%) Information Security
7 1 (1.85%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) VB
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) C
4 3 (5.56%) Perl
4 3 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (29.63%) CCNP
3 11 (20.37%) CCIE
4 10 (18.52%) Degree
5 7 (12.96%) CCNA
6 5 (9.26%) CCDP
7 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
8 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.85%) HND
9 1 (1.85%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (1.85%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 29 (53.70%) Cisco
2 15 (27.78%) Huawei
3 9 (16.67%) Ericsson
4 8 (14.81%) BT
4 8 (14.81%) F5
5 7 (12.96%) Nortel
5 7 (12.96%) CheckPoint
6 5 (9.26%) Juniper
6 5 (9.26%) OPNET
6 5 (9.26%) Business Objects
7 4 (7.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (5.56%) Nokia
8 3 (5.56%) Brocade
9 2 (3.70%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.85%) Avaya
10 1 (1.85%) ZTE
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