The median contractor rate for a Network Design Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Design Engineer
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 123 125
Rank change year-on-year +30 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 4 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.12% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.13% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £400 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1690 2278 2765
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.32% 92.56% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 1177 1420
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 73 85
Median hourly rate £16.10 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.24% +51.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Network Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Network Design Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design Engineer in Berkshire

Network Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Design Engineer in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design Engineer in Berkshire

Network Design Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design Engineer in Berkshire

Network Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
Reading - 3 £450 -
Slough - 1 £350 -
Network Design Engineer
South East

Network Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region featuring Network Design Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Network Design
2 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 8 (66.67%) CCIE
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (50.00%) CCNP
4 6 (50.00%) VoIP
4 6 (50.00%) Migration
4 6 (50.00%) Unified Communications
5 5 (41.67%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall
8 1 (8.33%) Electronics
8 1 (8.33%) VMware
8 1 (8.33%) Finance
8 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (8.33%) Validation
8 1 (8.33%) 4G
8 1 (8.33%) F5
8 1 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
8 1 (8.33%) Samsung
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (8.33%) VoLTE
8 1 (8.33%) Machine to Machine

Network Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 6 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) 3G
3 1 (8.33%) 4G
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) LTE
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (8.33%) RANAP
3 1 (8.33%) VoLTE
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
General
1 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Network Design
2 6 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CCIE
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (41.67%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (8.33%) Nokia
2 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (8.33%) Samsung
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) VMware