Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Design Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire 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
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 68 44
Rank change year-on-year +20 -24 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 13 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 3.34% 1.02% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.46% 1.07% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 1
Shropshire median daily rate £425 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +0.65% +20.31%
10th Percentile £408 £351 £368
90th Percentile £530 £474 £403
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £475 £385
% change year-on-year -10.53% +23.38% +20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. 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
Shropshire
Contract vacancies in Shropshire with a recognized job title 376 745 376
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 95.03% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 304 126
Shropshire median daily rate £458 £430 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.40% +13.91% +14.39%
10th Percentile £325 £307 £239
90th Percentile £590 £559 £509
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 18
Shropshire median hourly rate £35.00 £21.47 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.06% -36.40% +68.75%
10th Percentile £24.20 £21.46 £14.55
90th Percentile £39.20 £37.42 £40.87
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.25 £15.43 £17.00
% change year-on-year +11.83% -9.26% +5.07%

Network Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Design Engineer in Shropshire

Network Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design Engineer in Shropshire

Network Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire 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
Telford +22 13 £425 +9.68% 1
Network Design Engineer
West Midlands

Network Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region featuring Network Design Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 13 (100.00%) Network Design
1 13 (100.00%) Fortinet
2 12 (92.31%) WAN Optimisation
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (92.31%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) WAN
3 10 (76.92%) VPN
3 10 (76.92%) Nokia
3 10 (76.92%) Wireless
3 10 (76.92%) McAfee
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (76.92%) FortiGate
3 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
4 7 (53.85%) Aruba
4 7 (53.85%) Workflow
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills

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

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 12 (92.31%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) WAN
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (76.92%) VPN
3 10 (76.92%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Network Design
2 12 (92.31%) WAN Optimisation
3 7 (53.85%) Workflow
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Fortinet
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
3 10 (76.92%) McAfee
3 10 (76.92%) Nokia
4 7 (53.85%) Aruba