The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design Engineer
Rank 119 114 101
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 12 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £430 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2478 2158 1638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 92.46% 91.56% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1474 1119 748
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 148 146
Average hourly rate £17.75 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £35.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

Network Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Design Engineer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Design Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 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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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
Birmingham - 10 £425 -
Shropshire -11 1 £275 -
Coventry - 1 £313 -
Network Design Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 14 (77.78%) Network Security
3 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
3 13 (72.22%) CheckPoint
4 10 (55.56%) Clustering
5 8 (44.44%) Network Design
6 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (22.22%) Firewall
7 4 (22.22%) CCNP
7 4 (22.22%) CCNA
8 3 (16.67%) CCDP
8 3 (16.67%) BT
8 3 (16.67%) Nokia
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
9 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
9 2 (11.11%) JSP 440
9 2 (11.11%) BT 21CN
9 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
9 2 (11.11%) MPLS
9 2 (11.11%) OSPF
9 2 (11.11%) BGP
9 2 (11.11%) JSP
9 2 (11.11%) ITIL
9 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
10 1 (5.56%) LAN
10 1 (5.56%) WAN
10 1 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds

Network Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) Network Security
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (11.11%) BT 21CN
4 2 (11.11%) MPLS
4 2 (11.11%) OSPF
4 2 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Network Design
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
2 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (22.22%) CCNP
3 4 (22.22%) CCNA
4 3 (16.67%) CCDP
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 13 (72.22%) CheckPoint
3 3 (16.67%) BT
3 3 (16.67%) Nokia
4 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu