The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Design Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 76 76 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 55 49 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.93% 1.76% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 1.96% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 7
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£350 £381 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +27.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +18.64%
Design Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2526 2500 2303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.54% 90.03% 91.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1351 1293 904
Average daily rate £388 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 93 151
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Design Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Design Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Design Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Design Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 8 - - 3
Newbury 0 7 £300 -
Windsor 0 4 - -
Slough - 3 £438 - 1
Maidenhead -4 1 - -
Design Engineer
South East

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Design Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Design Engineer in their job title.

1 99 (79.84%) Telecoms
2 65 (52.42%) Cisco
3 53 (42.74%) OSPF
4 48 (38.71%) CheckPoint
5 44 (35.48%) Firewall
6 41 (33.06%) Network Design
7 39 (31.45%) Degree
8 35 (28.23%) Microsoft
9 34 (27.42%) Cisco Certification
10 28 (22.58%) VPN
11 26 (20.97%) RIP
12 24 (19.35%) CISSP
12 24 (19.35%) Risk Assessment
13 23 (18.55%) BGP
14 22 (17.74%) MS Excel
15 21 (16.94%) Network Security
15 21 (16.94%) Juniper
16 18 (14.52%) CCIE
16 18 (14.52%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (14.52%) IPsec
17 17 (13.71%) MS Office
17 17 (13.71%) CCNP
18 16 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
18 16 (12.90%) PCI DSS
18 16 (12.90%) SC Cleared
18 16 (12.90%) Security Cleared
19 15 (12.10%) Tufin
19 15 (12.10%) LTE
19 15 (12.10%) TOWER Software
19 15 (12.10%) 3G

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Design Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Design Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.45%) Lync
2 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 17 (13.71%) MS Office
3 16 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (7.26%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.81%) MS Project
5 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.81%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 53 (42.74%) OSPF
2 44 (35.48%) Firewall
3 28 (22.58%) VPN
4 26 (20.97%) RIP
5 23 (18.55%) BGP
6 21 (16.94%) Network Security
7 18 (14.52%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (14.52%) IPsec
8 15 (12.10%) LTE
8 15 (12.10%) 3G
9 14 (11.29%) MPLS
9 14 (11.29%) Internet
10 13 (10.48%) VLAN
10 13 (10.48%) 4G
11 11 (8.87%) SSL
11 11 (8.87%) VoIP
12 10 (8.06%) Radio Access Network
12 10 (8.06%) Wireless
13 9 (7.26%) 2G
13 9 (7.26%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Maven
1 1 (0.81%) Axure RP
General
1 99 (79.84%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.03%) Electronics
3 4 (3.23%) Finance
4 3 (2.42%) Legal
4 3 (2.42%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.42%) Billing
5 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.81%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) SecurID
2 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
3 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.81%) CMDB
3 1 (0.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (0.81%) IPTV
3 1 (0.81%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (0.81%) BeagleBone
3 1 (0.81%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.06%) Network Design
2 24 (19.35%) Risk Assessment
3 13 (10.48%) ITIL
3 13 (10.48%) Demand Forecasting
4 12 (9.68%) eTOM
5 11 (8.87%) Validation
6 8 (6.45%) Network Planning
7 7 (5.65%) Network Management
8 6 (4.84%) Reverse Engineering
8 6 (4.84%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (4.84%) Migration
9 5 (4.03%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.03%) Benchmarking
10 4 (3.23%) Network Architecture
10 4 (3.23%) Change Management
11 3 (2.42%) Project Management
11 3 (2.42%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (2.42%) CRM
11 3 (2.42%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.42%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.61%) C++
2 1 (0.81%) Java
2 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (31.45%) Degree
2 34 (27.42%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (19.35%) CISSP
4 18 (14.52%) CCIE
5 17 (13.71%) CCNP
6 16 (12.90%) SC Cleared
6 16 (12.90%) Security Cleared
7 7 (5.65%) CCDP
8 5 (4.03%) CCSP
8 5 (4.03%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (2.42%) CCNA
10 2 (1.61%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.84%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (2.42%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 65 (52.42%) Cisco
2 48 (38.71%) CheckPoint
3 35 (28.23%) Microsoft
4 21 (16.94%) Juniper
5 15 (12.10%) Tufin
5 15 (12.10%) TOWER Software
6 14 (11.29%) SAP
7 13 (10.48%) Fortinet
7 13 (10.48%) F5
8 11 (8.87%) AlgoSec
9 8 (6.45%) Actix
9 8 (6.45%) CA
9 8 (6.45%) Nokia
10 7 (5.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 5 (4.03%) Redback
11 5 (4.03%) Huawei
11 5 (4.03%) Radware
12 4 (3.23%) SolarWinds
12 4 (3.23%) Infoblox
12 4 (3.23%) Citrix
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