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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design Engineer
Rank 595 602 597
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 49 42 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.074% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.078% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 17
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £298 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £493 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 -
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

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
51265 53978 50296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33271 34120 30516
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1545 2017 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 2016.

Network Design Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Design Engineer
Top 27 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 23 July 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 -19 45 £403 -1.22% 2
London +4 16 £438 -14.63% 2
South East 0 14 £488 +30.00%
Hampshire +15 11 £488 +17.46%
West Midlands -21 6 £380 -10.58%
Yorkshire +3 4 £350 +12.90%
North West -8 4 £388 -16.21%
West Yorkshire +3 3 £388 -
Berkshire 0 3 - -
Leeds -7 3 £388 -
Telford -27 3 £380 -1.29%
Shropshire -30 3 £380 -1.29%
Northern Ireland - 3 £311 -
Solihull - 3 - -
County Antrim - 3 £311 -
Belfast - 3 £311 -
Portsmouth - 3 - -
Manchester -10 2 £375 -18.91%
Merseyside - 2 £400 -
Liverpool - 2 £400 -
Southampton - 2 £488 -
Hook - 2 - -
City of London +38 1 £475 -13.63% 1
North Yorkshire -2 1 £350 -
Reading - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
York - 1 £350 -

Network Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 76 (90.48%) Network Design
2 67 (79.76%) Cisco
3 52 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (51.19%) CCNP
5 30 (35.71%) Data Centre
6 29 (34.52%) Firewall
7 27 (32.14%) Security Cleared
8 26 (30.95%) SC Cleared
8 26 (30.95%) BGP
8 26 (30.95%) WAN
9 24 (28.57%) LAN
10 19 (22.62%) Palo Alto
10 19 (22.62%) Wireless
11 18 (21.43%) Finance
11 18 (21.43%) CCIE
12 17 (20.24%) CCNA
12 17 (20.24%) Telecoms
13 15 (17.86%) CheckPoint
13 15 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (16.67%) OSPF
14 14 (16.67%) CCDP
14 14 (16.67%) Juniper
14 14 (16.67%) VPN
14 14 (16.67%) Degree
15 13 (15.48%) F5
15 13 (15.48%) Network Security
16 10 (11.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 10 (11.90%) Migration
16 10 (11.90%) C
17 9 (10.71%) SNMP

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 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.52%) Firewall
2 26 (30.95%) BGP
2 26 (30.95%) WAN
3 24 (28.57%) LAN
4 19 (22.62%) Wireless
5 15 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (16.67%) OSPF
6 14 (16.67%) VPN
7 13 (15.48%) Network Security
8 10 (11.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (10.71%) SNMP
10 8 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (9.52%) FTP
10 8 (9.52%) MPLS
11 7 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (8.33%) EIGRP
11 7 (8.33%) NetScaler
12 6 (7.14%) BIG-IP
12 6 (7.14%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Rational DOORS
1 8 (9.52%) StarTeam
2 3 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (21.43%) Finance
2 17 (20.24%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.33%) Banking
4 5 (5.95%) Retail
5 3 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.57%) Local Government
6 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.38%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.19%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.76%) CMDB
2 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.38%) DataPower
3 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.38%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.38%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.19%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.38%) Linux
1 2 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (90.48%) Network Design
2 10 (11.90%) Migration
3 8 (9.52%) Change Management
3 8 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 8 (9.52%) Network Management
4 7 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 7 (8.33%) Project Management
5 6 (7.14%) Network Architecture
5 6 (7.14%) Requirements Management
6 5 (5.95%) Capacity Management
6 5 (5.95%) Change Control
7 4 (4.76%) ITIL
7 4 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (3.57%) Matrix Management
8 3 (3.57%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (3.57%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (2.38%) Data Loss Prevention
9 2 (2.38%) Information Security
9 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.38%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.90%) C
2 3 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (1.19%) Java
3 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (51.19%) CCNP
3 27 (32.14%) Security Cleared
4 26 (30.95%) SC Cleared
5 18 (21.43%) CCIE
6 17 (20.24%) CCNA
7 14 (16.67%) CCDP
7 14 (16.67%) Degree
8 3 (3.57%) HND
8 3 (3.57%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.38%) CCDA
9 2 (2.38%) CCIP
9 2 (2.38%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.19%) CCA
10 1 (1.19%) CCVP
10 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.19%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.19%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) MiFID
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) Terminal Services
2 3 (3.57%) XenServer
3 2 (2.38%) vCloud
3 2 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) OPNET
2 6 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (3.57%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.38%) Amdocs OSS
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.38%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (2.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (2.38%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 67 (79.76%) Cisco
2 19 (22.62%) Palo Alto
3 15 (17.86%) CheckPoint
4 14 (16.67%) Juniper
5 13 (15.48%) F5
6 9 (10.71%) Riverbed
7 8 (9.52%) Fortinet
7 8 (9.52%) HP
8 6 (7.14%) Citrix
8 6 (7.14%) Nokia
8 6 (7.14%) Tufin
9 5 (5.95%) SolarWinds
9 5 (5.95%) VMware
10 4 (4.76%) Aruba
10 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
10 4 (4.76%) ProCurve
10 4 (4.76%) Splunk
11 3 (3.57%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.57%) Brocade
12 2 (2.38%) BMC