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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design Engineer
Rank 600 609 600
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 39 48 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.082% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.087% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 21
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £306 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £468 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £38.00 £59.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.00 £59.00
% change year-on-year
- -35.59%

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
50509 55363 53299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.95% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32914 35215 32203
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1615 2084 2078
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 August 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 August 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 -7 38 £413 +3.12% 1
London 0 15 £475 +5.55% 1
South East +3 10 £450 +8.43%
Hampshire +14 7 £475 +14.45%
City of London +35 4 £475 -7.31% 1
North West +11 4 £388 -10.14%
Yorkshire +9 4 £350 +12.90%
Berkshire +10 3 £400 -11.11%
Leeds - 3 £388 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £388 -
Manchester 0 2 £375 -13.04%
West Midlands -29 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 £400 -
Liverpool - 2 £400 -
Southampton - 2 £488 -
Reading +16 1 - -
South West +2 1 - -
Winchester 0 1 £425 +2.40%
Bristol -3 1 - -
Solihull -6 1 - -
Shropshire -24 1 - -
Telford -24 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Hook - 1 - -
York - 1 £350 -
Slough - 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

Network Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 71 (88.75%) Network Design
2 63 (78.75%) Cisco
3 42 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 31 (38.75%) Firewall
6 30 (37.50%) CCNP
7 23 (28.75%) BGP
8 21 (26.25%) WAN
8 21 (26.25%) Wireless
8 21 (26.25%) Palo Alto
8 21 (26.25%) Security Cleared
9 20 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 20 (25.00%) LAN
10 17 (21.25%) CCIE
11 16 (20.00%) CheckPoint
11 16 (20.00%) Juniper
11 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 16 (20.00%) Finance
12 15 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (17.50%) F5
13 14 (17.50%) CCNA
13 14 (17.50%) OSPF
14 13 (16.25%) CCDP
15 12 (15.00%) VPN
16 11 (13.75%) Network Management
16 11 (13.75%) Network Security
17 10 (12.50%) Load Balancing
17 10 (12.50%) Riverbed
18 9 (11.25%) Degree
18 9 (11.25%) Cisco IOS

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 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
3 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (38.75%) Firewall
2 23 (28.75%) BGP
3 21 (26.25%) WAN
3 21 (26.25%) Wireless
4 20 (25.00%) LAN
5 15 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (17.50%) OSPF
7 12 (15.00%) VPN
8 11 (13.75%) Network Security
9 9 (11.25%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (11.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (8.75%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (8.75%) EIGRP
11 7 (8.75%) MPLS
11 7 (8.75%) NetScaler
12 6 (7.50%) BIG-IP
12 6 (7.50%) Multicast
13 5 (6.25%) HSRP
13 5 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (5.00%) StarTeam
2 3 (3.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
1 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (5.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Local Government
5 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.25%) German Language
6 1 (1.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.00%) CMDB
2 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) DataPower
4 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.50%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.25%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.50%) Linux
1 2 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (88.75%) Network Design
2 11 (13.75%) Network Management
3 10 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 9 (11.25%) Change Management
5 8 (10.00%) Project Management
6 7 (8.75%) Migration
6 7 (8.75%) Network Architecture
7 4 (5.00%) Capacity Management
7 4 (5.00%) Change Control
7 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.00%) ITIL
7 4 (5.00%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (3.75%) Information Security
8 3 (3.75%) Matrix Management
8 3 (3.75%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (3.75%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (2.50%) Data Loss Prevention
9 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.50%) Requirements Management
9 2 (2.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.50%) C
2 3 (3.75%) SQL
3 1 (1.25%) Java
3 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (37.50%) CCNP
3 21 (26.25%) Security Cleared
4 20 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 17 (21.25%) CCIE
6 14 (17.50%) CCNA
7 13 (16.25%) CCDP
8 9 (11.25%) Degree
9 3 (3.75%) HND
10 2 (2.50%) CCDA
10 2 (2.50%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.50%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.25%) CCA
11 1 (1.25%) CCIP
11 1 (1.25%) CCVP
11 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.25%) JNCIE
11 1 (1.25%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.25%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.25%) MiFID
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.75%) Terminal Services
2 3 (3.75%) XenServer
3 2 (2.50%) vCloud
3 2 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (11.25%) OPNET
2 6 (7.50%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (3.75%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.50%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (2.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.25%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (1.25%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 63 (78.75%) Cisco
2 21 (26.25%) Palo Alto
3 16 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 16 (20.00%) Juniper
4 14 (17.50%) F5
5 10 (12.50%) Riverbed
6 8 (10.00%) Fortinet
6 8 (10.00%) HP
7 7 (8.75%) Citrix
8 6 (7.50%) Nokia
8 6 (7.50%) SolarWinds
8 6 (7.50%) Tufin
9 5 (6.25%) VMware
10 4 (5.00%) Aruba
10 4 (5.00%) Blue Coat
10 4 (5.00%) BT
10 4 (5.00%) Fujitsu
10 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (5.00%) ProCurve
10 4 (5.00%) Splunk