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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design Engineer
Rank 549 531 504
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 34 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.046% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.049% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 11
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£391 £394 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.63% +26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £333 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.07% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £33.18 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 33 £391 -10.57% 5
South East +11 22 £400 -
Berkshire +18 21 £400 -
West Midlands +4 7 £383 +12.50%
Reading - 5 £451 -
London -9 1 - - 4
South West -18 1 £500 +42.85%
Hampshire -22 1 £270 -
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Newport - 1 - -
Oxford - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Northumberland - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 4
North East - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -

Network Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 48 (72.73%) Cisco
2 46 (69.70%) Network Design
3 38 (57.58%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (51.52%) CCNP
5 30 (45.45%) CheckPoint
6 28 (42.42%) Firewall
6 28 (42.42%) OSPF
7 24 (36.36%) Network Security
8 20 (30.30%) BGP
9 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
9 19 (28.79%) Telecoms
10 18 (27.27%) SC Cleared
11 17 (25.76%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (25.76%) F5
11 17 (25.76%) CCDP
11 17 (25.76%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (24.24%) CCNA
13 15 (22.73%) MPLS
14 14 (21.21%) CISSP
14 14 (21.21%) Network Management
15 13 (19.70%) WLAN
16 12 (18.18%) LAN
17 11 (16.67%) HP
18 10 (15.15%) Nokia
19 9 (13.64%) Blue Coat
19 9 (13.64%) WAN
20 8 (12.12%) ITIL
20 8 (12.12%) BMC
20 8 (12.12%) BT
20 8 (12.12%) Load Balancing

Network Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (42.42%) Firewall
1 28 (42.42%) OSPF
2 24 (36.36%) Network Security
3 20 (30.30%) BGP
4 17 (25.76%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (25.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (22.73%) MPLS
6 13 (19.70%) WLAN
7 12 (18.18%) LAN
8 9 (13.64%) WAN
9 7 (10.61%) BIG-IP
9 7 (10.61%) Internet
9 7 (10.61%) VPN
10 6 (9.09%) RIP
10 6 (9.09%) IPsec
10 6 (9.09%) EIGRP
10 6 (9.09%) BT 21CN
11 5 (7.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (7.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (7.58%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
General
1 19 (28.79%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.58%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Finance
4 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) JSP
2 1 (1.52%) Backbone.js
2 1 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.52%) HTML5
2 1 (1.52%) Laravel
2 1 (1.52%) RESTful
2 1 (1.52%) JSON
2 1 (1.52%) HTML
2 1 (1.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) SecurID
2 3 (4.55%) CESG
3 1 (1.52%) CMDB
3 1 (1.52%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
1 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (69.70%) Network Design
2 14 (21.21%) Network Management
3 8 (12.12%) ITIL
3 8 (12.12%) Load Balancing
4 6 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (9.09%) Demand Forecasting
5 5 (7.58%) eTOM
6 4 (6.06%) Change Management
6 4 (6.06%) Validation
6 4 (6.06%) Network Architecture
6 4 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (4.55%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.55%) Six Sigma
8 2 (3.03%) Migration
8 2 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.52%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (1.52%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.52%) Change Control
9 1 (1.52%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) Lisp
2 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (57.58%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (51.52%) CCNP
3 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
4 18 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 17 (25.76%) CCDP
6 16 (24.24%) CCNA
7 14 (21.21%) CISSP
8 6 (9.09%) Degree
9 5 (7.58%) CCIE
10 2 (3.03%) CCIP
11 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.52%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (1.52%) CCSP
11 1 (1.52%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) QA
2 5 (7.58%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.03%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (6.06%) OPNET
2 4 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 48 (72.73%) Cisco
2 30 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 17 (25.76%) F5
4 11 (16.67%) HP
5 10 (15.15%) Nokia
6 9 (13.64%) Blue Coat
7 8 (12.12%) BMC
7 8 (12.12%) BT
7 8 (12.12%) TippingPoint
8 7 (10.61%) Tufin
9 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 6 (9.09%) Fortinet
10 5 (7.58%) SolarWinds
10 5 (7.58%) Motorola
11 4 (6.06%) CA
11 4 (6.06%) Juniper
11 4 (6.06%) AlgoSec
12 3 (4.55%) Infoblox
12 3 (4.55%) Citrix
13 2 (3.03%) McAfee
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