The median contractor rate for a Network Design Engineer was £494 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 420 413 422
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 4 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.064% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.067% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 7
Median daily rate £494 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.97% -7.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £347 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £483 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19752 20748 21808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14071 15056 15231
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 228 364
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -8.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Network Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 27 June 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Network Design
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) TACACS
3 2 (33.33%) JNCIS
3 2 (33.33%) PKI
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (33.33%) 802.1X
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Compliance Management
3 2 (33.33%) Stealthwatch
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (16.67%) VXLAN
4 1 (16.67%) YubiKey
4 1 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto

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 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
1 2 (33.33%) TACACS
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) Multicast
2 1 (16.67%) NGN
2 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) RSVP
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) SNMP
2 1 (16.67%) VPLS
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) VXLAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Compliance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) JNCIS
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto