Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Design Engineer was £386 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 369 356 371
Rank change year-on-year -13 +15 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 7 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.042% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 12
South East median daily rate £386 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.12% +7.59% -1.25%
10th Percentile £360 £320 £218
90th Percentile £433 £488 £447
England median daily rate £418 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.76% +6.25% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
South East median hourly rate £57.50 £38.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.35% +33.91% -51.27%
10th Percentile £56.25 £36.50 £24.68
90th Percentile £58.75 £40.50 £30.00
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15913 15669 18329
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 93.96% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9442 9313 10771
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 785 923
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.28
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.46 £47.50
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Design Engineer in the South East

Network Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design Engineer in the South East

Network Design Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Design Engineer in the South East

Network Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Hampshire +2 5 £388 -8.82%
Thames Valley -4 2 £365 -5.81%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £365 -
Network Design Engineer
England

Network Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region featuring Network Design Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Network Design
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) CCIE
4 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 4 (57.14%) Juniper
5 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) CCIP
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Wireless
5 3 (42.86%) BIG-IP
5 3 (42.86%) HP ASE
5 3 (42.86%) Riverbed
5 3 (42.86%) Aruba
5 3 (42.86%) F5
6 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
6 2 (28.57%) HP MASE
6 2 (28.57%) Service Management
6 2 (28.57%) CCSE
6 2 (28.57%) JNCIA
6 2 (28.57%) JNCIE
6 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
6 2 (28.57%) Degree
6 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (28.57%) Telecoms

Network Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) BIG-IP
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) 4G
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) LTE
4 1 (14.29%) MVNO
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNP
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) CCIE
4 3 (42.86%) CCIP
4 3 (42.86%) HP ASE
5 2 (28.57%) CCDP
5 2 (28.57%) CCSA
5 2 (28.57%) CCSE
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) HP MASE
5 2 (28.57%) JNCIA
5 2 (28.57%) JNCIE
6 1 (14.29%) CCNA
6 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
1 1 (14.29%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) Aruba
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) Riverbed
4 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 2 (28.57%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat