Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Design Engineer was £407 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 November 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 628 598 610
Rank change year-on-year -30 +12 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 7 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.046% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.049% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 15
London median daily rate £407 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.61% -2.22% +45.16%
10th Percentile £328 £400 £377
90th Percentile £506 £500 £583
England median daily rate £418 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.76% +6.25% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £57.50 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +49.35% +28.33% -49.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44677 42926 44295
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.98% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32353 30510 31225
London median daily rate £498 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 563 683
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.77
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Network Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Network Design Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Network Design Engineer in London

Network Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design Engineer in London

Network Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design Engineer in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Design Engineer in London

Network Design Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design Engineer in London

Network Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -4 1 - -
Network Design Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 London region featuring Network Design Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Network Design
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (71.43%) CCNP
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) CCIE
4 4 (57.14%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (28.57%) Network Security
6 2 (28.57%) Change Control
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (28.57%) Information Security
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) Wireless
6 2 (28.57%) MPLS
6 2 (28.57%) BGP
6 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
7 1 (14.29%) PKI
7 1 (14.29%) VLAN
7 1 (14.29%) WSUS
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (14.29%) IPsec
7 1 (14.29%) Finance
7 1 (14.29%) VMware

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

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (14.29%) IPsec
4 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) SNMP
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Compliance Management
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) Power Management
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 4 (57.14%) CCIE
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) CCSP
5 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cacti
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) vCenter Server
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
2 1 (14.29%) VMware