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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design Engineer
Rank 615 578 599
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 41 49 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.090% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.095% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 9
Median daily rate £350 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £481 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £425 £368
% change year-on-year
-24.70% +15.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

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
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Network Design Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Design Engineer
Top 23 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 27 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 -24 38 £350 -17.64% 5
South East -5 15 £313 -13.49%
Hampshire - 12 £313 -
London -10 11 £405 -1.81% 2
West Midlands -15 9 £358 -15.88%
Telford -32 6 £358 +30.00%
Shropshire -33 6 £358 +30.00%
Winchester - 4 £338 -
Berkshire -6 3 - -
Portsmouth - 3 - -
Solihull - 3 - -
Belfast - 3 £311 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £311 -
County Antrim - 3 £311 -
Yorkshire +7 2 £425 +21.42% 2
Leeds -1 2 £425 +21.42% 1
West Yorkshire -1 2 £425 +21.42% 1
City of London +36 1 £350 -36.36%
Windsor +6 1 - -
Hook - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £200 -
North West - 1 £200 -
Preston - 1 £200 -

Network Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 (88.31%) Network Design
2 60 (77.92%) Cisco
3 49 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (53.25%) CCNP
5 30 (38.96%) Firewall
6 27 (35.06%) Security Cleared
6 27 (35.06%) WAN
7 26 (33.77%) SC Cleared
8 25 (32.47%) LAN
8 25 (32.47%) Data Centre
9 24 (31.17%) BGP
10 23 (29.87%) Wireless
11 20 (25.97%) Telecoms
12 19 (24.68%) Finance
13 18 (23.38%) Degree
14 17 (22.08%) OSPF
14 17 (22.08%) F5
15 16 (20.78%) CheckPoint
15 16 (20.78%) CCNA
16 14 (18.18%) C
17 13 (16.88%) CCIE
18 12 (15.58%) VPN
19 11 (14.29%) FTP
19 11 (14.29%) SNMP
19 11 (14.29%) CCDP
19 11 (14.29%) Configuration Management
19 11 (14.29%) QA
19 11 (14.29%) Network Security
19 11 (14.29%) StarTeam
19 11 (14.29%) Rational DOORS

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 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.49%) MS Office
2 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.30%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (38.96%) Firewall
2 27 (35.06%) WAN
3 25 (32.47%) LAN
4 24 (31.17%) BGP
5 23 (29.87%) Wireless
6 17 (22.08%) OSPF
7 12 (15.58%) VPN
8 11 (14.29%) FTP
8 11 (14.29%) Network Security
8 11 (14.29%) SNMP
9 10 (12.99%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (11.69%) Cisco Wireless
10 9 (11.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (10.39%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (9.09%) EIGRP
13 6 (7.79%) BIG-IP
13 6 (7.79%) NetScaler
14 5 (6.49%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (6.49%) HSRP
14 5 (6.49%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
1 11 (14.29%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (25.97%) Telecoms
2 19 (24.68%) Finance
3 6 (7.79%) Banking
3 6 (7.79%) Retail
4 4 (5.19%) Local Government
5 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.30%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.47%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.60%) PKI
4 1 (1.30%) DataPower
4 1 (1.30%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) Linux
1 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (88.31%) Network Design
2 11 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 10 (12.99%) Requirements Management
4 8 (10.39%) Migration
5 6 (7.79%) Capacity Management
6 5 (6.49%) Change Management
6 5 (6.49%) WAN Optimisation
7 4 (5.19%) Change Control
7 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.19%) Network Management
8 3 (3.90%) ITIL
8 3 (3.90%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (2.60%) Information Security
9 2 (2.60%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.60%) Project Management
9 2 (2.60%) Service Management
10 1 (1.30%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (1.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.18%) C
2 3 (3.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (53.25%) CCNP
3 27 (35.06%) Security Cleared
4 26 (33.77%) SC Cleared
5 18 (23.38%) Degree
6 16 (20.78%) CCNA
7 13 (16.88%) CCIE
8 11 (14.29%) CCDP
9 4 (5.19%) HND
10 2 (2.60%) CCIP
10 2 (2.60%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.30%) BICSI Certification
11 1 (1.30%) BICSI RCDD
11 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.30%) JNCIE
11 1 (1.30%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) Terminal Services
2 3 (3.90%) XenServer
3 1 (1.30%) vCloud
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (6.49%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.90%) OPNET
4 2 (2.60%) Amdocs OSS
4 2 (2.60%) TrustSec
5 1 (1.30%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (1.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 60 (77.92%) Cisco
2 17 (22.08%) F5
3 16 (20.78%) CheckPoint
4 8 (10.39%) Juniper
4 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.39%) Riverbed
5 7 (9.09%) Nokia
6 6 (7.79%) Citrix
6 6 (7.79%) Palo Alto
7 5 (6.49%) Fortinet
7 5 (6.49%) HP
7 5 (6.49%) VMware
8 3 (3.90%) Aruba
8 3 (3.90%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.60%) BT
9 2 (2.60%) Cramer
9 2 (2.60%) Fujitsu
9 2 (2.60%) Meraki
9 2 (2.60%) ProCurve
9 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds
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