The median contractor rate for a Network Design Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design Engineer
England / London
Rank 404 430 414
Rank change year-on-year +26 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 2 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.045% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.048% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £550 £393 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.12% -4.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
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 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 18466 21022 19969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 95.00% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 15064 13780
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 284 366
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -11.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 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
Croydon - 1 £550 -
Network Design Engineer
England

Network Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region featuring Network Design Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) CCIE
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
5 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Juniper
5 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (20.00%) TACACS
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) WLAN
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (20.00%) Riverbed

Network Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) TACACS
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (20.00%) Riverbed