The median contractor rate for a Network Design Engineer was £460 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 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 > South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 250 256
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Design Engineer 7 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.091% 0.16% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.17% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
South East median daily rate £460 £392 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.34% -5.54%  
10th Percentile £392 £298 £318
90th Percentile £515 £471 £430
England median daily rate £428 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South East median hourly rate - £36.00 -
England 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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7306 8460 8969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.61% 94.96% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15203 18917 19243
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £250 £250 £220
90th Percentile £550 £550 £513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1130 1314 1775
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +21.49%  
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.50 £10.80
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 29 June 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
Hampshire -2 5 £460 +17.34%
Berkshire +17 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £525 -
Network Design Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region featuring Network Design Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 20 (83.33%) Network Design
3 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
5 13 (54.17%) Firewall
5 13 (54.17%) LAN
5 13 (54.17%) CCNP
6 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 10 (41.67%) Juniper
8 9 (37.50%) CheckPoint
8 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
8 9 (37.50%) WAN
8 9 (37.50%) F5
9 8 (33.33%) Fortinet
10 7 (29.17%) VPN
10 7 (29.17%) Wireless
11 6 (25.00%) JNCIA
11 6 (25.00%) CCIE
11 6 (25.00%) CCNA
11 6 (25.00%) BGP
11 6 (25.00%) Degree
12 5 (20.83%) FortiGate
12 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (20.83%) CCDP
12 5 (20.83%) OSPF
12 5 (20.83%) CCSA
13 4 (16.67%) CCSE
13 4 (16.67%) ITSM
13 4 (16.67%) Migration
13 4 (16.67%) Service Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) Firewall
1 13 (54.17%) LAN
2 9 (37.50%) WAN
3 7 (29.17%) VPN
3 7 (29.17%) Wireless
4 6 (25.00%) BGP
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (20.83%) OSPF
6 4 (16.67%) VoIP
7 3 (12.50%) BIG-IP
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (12.50%) DNS
7 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (12.50%) Network Security
7 3 (12.50%) VLAN
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (8.33%) IPsec
8 2 (8.33%) Junos
8 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (8.33%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Machine to Machine
3 2 (8.33%) Smart Meter
4 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Network Design
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) ITSM
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Service Management
3 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) Requirements Management
5 1 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Network Management
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Software Licensing
5 1 (4.17%) Time Management
5 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 13 (54.17%) CCNP
4 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (25.00%) CCIE
5 6 (25.00%) CCNA
5 6 (25.00%) Degree
5 6 (25.00%) JNCIA
6 5 (20.83%) CCDP
6 5 (20.83%) CCSA
7 4 (16.67%) CCIP
7 4 (16.67%) CCSE
7 4 (16.67%) JNCIE
8 3 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
9 2 (8.33%) HP ASE
9 2 (8.33%) HP MASE
9 2 (8.33%) JNCIS
10 1 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) ProxySG
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) FortiGate
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 10 (41.67%) Juniper
3 9 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 9 (37.50%) F5
4 8 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 4 (16.67%) Riverbed
6 3 (12.50%) Aruba
6 3 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
8 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.17%) Nokia
8 1 (4.17%) Samsung
8 1 (4.17%) VMware