The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Network Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Design Engineer
Rank 140 110 113
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 8 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.39% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.42% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £431 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £325 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £325 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £390
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £59.00
Network Design Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3071 2391 2420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.99% 94.25% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1832 1359 1221
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 150 175
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.14 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Network Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Network Design Engineer in the job title.

Network Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Network Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Design Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Network Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Network Design Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Design Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Network Design Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Network Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Design Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Network Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Network Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Shropshire -29 5 £381 -
Birmingham -7 2 £488 +50.00%
Solihull -4 1 - -
Network Design Engineer
England

Network Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Network Design Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Network Design
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
4 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
4 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
4 8 (61.54%) Network Management
4 8 (61.54%) CCNA
4 8 (61.54%) LAN
5 7 (53.85%) CCDP
6 5 (38.46%) Fujitsu
6 5 (38.46%) F5
6 5 (38.46%) BT
6 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
7 4 (30.77%) BGP
7 4 (30.77%) CCNP
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (23.08%) Juniper
8 3 (23.08%) Nokia
8 3 (23.08%) OSPF
8 3 (23.08%) Firewall
8 3 (23.08%) Fortinet
8 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
8 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
8 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
9 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management

Network Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) BGP
3 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
3 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (23.08%) OSPF
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) DAB
5 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Network Design
2 8 (61.54%) Network Management
3 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management
4 2 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) CCNA
2 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) CCDP
4 4 (30.77%) CCNP
5 1 (7.69%) CCA
5 1 (7.69%) CCDA
5 1 (7.69%) CCIE
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
5 1 (7.69%) JNCIP
5 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) BT
2 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
2 5 (38.46%) F5
2 5 (38.46%) Fujitsu
3 3 (23.08%) Fortinet
3 3 (23.08%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) Nokia
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Aruba
5 1 (7.69%) Brocade
5 1 (7.69%) Riverbed