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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 77 92 20
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -72
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 51 42 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.03% 1.61% 6.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 1.74% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 31
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£475 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £28.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -24.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -26.66%
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
2268 2407 2615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.29% 92.12% 90.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1204 1166 981
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 97 110
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.15 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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 +7 8 £475 +18.75% 1
Slough - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Design Engineer
South East

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 81 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 65 (60.19%) Cisco
3 55 (50.93%) Firewall
4 51 (47.22%) OSPF
5 50 (46.30%) CheckPoint
6 40 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (37.04%) Network Design
7 37 (34.26%) CCIE
8 29 (26.85%) BGP
9 25 (23.15%) VPN
10 24 (22.22%) Juniper
11 23 (21.30%) LTE
12 21 (19.44%) 3G
13 19 (17.59%) MPLS
14 18 (16.67%) DNS
14 18 (16.67%) 4G
15 13 (12.04%) Nokia
15 13 (12.04%) RIP
16 12 (11.11%) VoIP
16 12 (11.11%) CISSP
16 12 (11.11%) IPsec
16 12 (11.11%) Capacity Management
17 11 (10.19%) Network Architecture
17 11 (10.19%) Cisco ASA
17 11 (10.19%) Cisco PIX
17 11 (10.19%) SLA
18 10 (9.26%) Internet
18 10 (9.26%) Load Balancing
18 10 (9.26%) Redback
19 9 (8.33%) Degree

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 1 (0.93%) Apache
1 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 55 (50.93%) Firewall
2 51 (47.22%) OSPF
3 29 (26.85%) BGP
4 25 (23.15%) VPN
5 23 (21.30%) LTE
6 21 (19.44%) 3G
7 19 (17.59%) MPLS
8 18 (16.67%) DNS
8 18 (16.67%) 4G
9 13 (12.04%) RIP
10 12 (11.11%) VoIP
10 12 (11.11%) IPsec
11 11 (10.19%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (10.19%) Cisco PIX
12 10 (9.26%) Internet
13 9 (8.33%) SNMP
14 8 (7.41%) 2G
15 7 (6.48%) VLAN
15 7 (6.48%) SMS
15 7 (6.48%) Network Security
General
1 81 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.70%) Finance
3 3 (2.78%) Legal
3 3 (2.78%) Marketing
4 2 (1.85%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.85%) CSS
2 1 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.78%) Clustering
1 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
1 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.85%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.04%) Network Design
2 12 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 11 (10.19%) Network Architecture
4 10 (9.26%) Load Balancing
5 9 (8.33%) ITIL
5 9 (8.33%) Network Management
6 7 (6.48%) Project Management
6 7 (6.48%) Validation
6 7 (6.48%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (4.63%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.63%) eTOM
7 5 (4.63%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.78%) Change Control
8 3 (2.78%) Network Planning
8 3 (2.78%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (2.78%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.85%) CAD
9 2 (1.85%) Project Planning
9 2 (1.85%) Demand Forecasting
9 2 (1.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.63%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (34.26%) CCIE
3 12 (11.11%) CISSP
4 9 (8.33%) Degree
4 9 (8.33%) CCSP
5 8 (7.41%) CCNP
6 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
7 5 (4.63%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.70%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (3.70%) CCDP
9 3 (2.78%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (1.85%) CCNA
11 1 (0.93%) HNC
11 1 (0.93%) HND
11 1 (0.93%) CCIP
11 1 (0.93%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.93%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.19%) SLA
2 7 (6.48%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 65 (60.19%) Cisco
2 50 (46.30%) CheckPoint
3 24 (22.22%) Juniper
4 13 (12.04%) Nokia
5 10 (9.26%) Redback
6 9 (8.33%) Radware
7 3 (2.78%) Huawei
7 3 (2.78%) F5
7 3 (2.78%) IBM
8 2 (1.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (1.85%) AlgoSec
8 2 (1.85%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.85%) Tufin
8 2 (1.85%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.85%) Oracle
9 1 (0.93%) Cramer
9 1 (0.93%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.93%) Siemens
9 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.93%) EMC
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