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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design Engineer
Rank 605 576 585
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 36 56 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.10% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.11% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 12
Median daily rate £335 £373 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.06% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £319 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £370 £380
% change year-on-year
-14.86% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £29.00 - £34.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 - -

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
52739 52999 51576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.73% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34376 32174 31581
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 2137 2130
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 May 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 22 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 6 May 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 -37 33 £340 -15.00% 4
South East -8 13 £300 -14.28% 1
Hampshire - 11 £300 -
West Midlands -14 9 £358 -15.88%
London -18 8 £375 -6.25% 2
Shropshire -30 5 £358 +30.00%
Telford -31 5 £358 +30.00%
Winchester - 4 £338 -
Solihull - 4 - -
Belfast - 3 £311 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £311 -
County Antrim - 3 £311 -
Berkshire -3 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -4 2 £425 +14.86%
West Yorkshire -8 2 £425 +14.86%
Leeds -16 2 £425 +14.86%
Windsor -1 1 - -
North West -12 1 £200 -27.27% 1
Lancashire - 1 £200 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £350 - 1
Preston - 1 £200 -

Network Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 68 (87.18%) Network Design
2 62 (79.49%) Cisco
3 54 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (60.26%) CCNP
5 30 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 29 (37.18%) LAN
7 28 (35.90%) SC Cleared
8 27 (34.62%) WAN
8 27 (34.62%) Firewall
9 24 (30.77%) Data Centre
10 20 (25.64%) BGP
11 19 (24.36%) Wireless
11 19 (24.36%) Finance
11 19 (24.36%) Degree
12 18 (23.08%) Telecoms
12 18 (23.08%) F5
13 17 (21.79%) CCNA
14 15 (19.23%) C
15 14 (17.95%) CCIE
15 14 (17.95%) OSPF
15 14 (17.95%) CheckPoint
15 14 (17.95%) Network Security
16 13 (16.67%) VPN
17 11 (14.10%) Rational DOORS
17 11 (14.10%) QA
17 11 (14.10%) StarTeam
17 11 (14.10%) Requirements Management
17 11 (14.10%) FTP
17 11 (14.10%) SNMP
17 11 (14.10%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Office
2 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.56%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (37.18%) LAN
2 27 (34.62%) Firewall
2 27 (34.62%) WAN
3 20 (25.64%) BGP
4 19 (24.36%) Wireless
5 14 (17.95%) Network Security
5 14 (17.95%) OSPF
6 13 (16.67%) VPN
7 11 (14.10%) FTP
7 11 (14.10%) SNMP
8 9 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (10.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (8.97%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (8.97%) Cisco Wireless
11 6 (7.69%) BIG-IP
11 6 (7.69%) EIGRP
12 5 (6.41%) MPLS
12 5 (6.41%) NetScaler
12 5 (6.41%) WLAN
13 4 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Rational DOORS
1 11 (14.10%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (24.36%) Finance
2 18 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.69%) Banking
3 6 (7.69%) Retail
4 4 (5.13%) Local Government
5 2 (2.56%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.56%) Leaflet
2 1 (1.28%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.56%) PKI
4 1 (1.28%) CESG
4 1 (1.28%) DataPower
4 1 (1.28%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.28%) Linux
1 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (87.18%) Network Design
2 11 (14.10%) Configuration Management
2 11 (14.10%) Requirements Management
3 8 (10.26%) Migration
4 6 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 4 (5.13%) Change Management
5 4 (5.13%) ITIL
5 4 (5.13%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.13%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (3.85%) Change Control
6 3 (3.85%) Network Management
6 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.85%) Project Management
7 2 (2.56%) Information Security
7 2 (2.56%) Network Architecture
7 2 (2.56%) PRINCE
7 2 (2.56%) Service Management
8 1 (1.28%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.28%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.28%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.23%) C
2 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (60.26%) CCNP
3 30 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 28 (35.90%) SC Cleared
5 19 (24.36%) Degree
6 17 (21.79%) CCNA
7 14 (17.95%) CCIE
8 10 (12.82%) CCDP
9 4 (5.13%) HND
10 2 (2.56%) BICSI Certification
10 2 (2.56%) BICSI RCDD
10 2 (2.56%) CCIP
10 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.56%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.28%) HNC
11 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.28%) vCloud
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) FortiGate
2 5 (6.41%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (3.85%) OPNET
4 2 (2.56%) Amdocs OSS
4 2 (2.56%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (2.56%) TrustSec
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.28%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 62 (79.49%) Cisco
2 18 (23.08%) F5
3 14 (17.95%) CheckPoint
4 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.26%) Riverbed
6 7 (8.97%) HP
6 7 (8.97%) Juniper
7 6 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 6 (7.69%) Nokia
7 6 (7.69%) Palo Alto
8 4 (5.13%) Blue Coat
8 4 (5.13%) Citrix
8 4 (5.13%) Meraki
8 4 (5.13%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.85%) VMware
10 2 (2.56%) Aruba
10 2 (2.56%) Cramer
10 2 (2.56%) Intel Security
11 1 (1.28%) Infoblox
11 1 (1.28%) Splunk