The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 83 101 80
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 25 18 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.27% 0.71% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.77% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 5
Median daily rate £425 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £325 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £316 £340
% change year-on-year
+34.38% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.89%
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
1825 2334 2465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.83% 92.00% 93.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1008 1213 1294
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 145 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Design Engineer in the job title.

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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +9 9 £500 -
Bracknell +2 6 £419 -
Newbury +9 1 £305 -6.15%
Slough - 1 £325 -
Design Engineer
South East

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 Berkshire region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (51.43%) Telecoms
2 15 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (40.00%) CCIE
4 13 (37.14%) Cisco
5 10 (28.57%) CCNP
5 10 (28.57%) Unified Communications
6 8 (22.86%) Cisco UCCE
6 8 (22.86%) Cisco UCCX
6 8 (22.86%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (22.86%) Migration
7 7 (20.00%) Network Design
7 7 (20.00%) CCNA
7 7 (20.00%) Electronics
8 6 (17.14%) VoIP
8 6 (17.14%) Degree
9 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
10 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
10 4 (11.43%) Virtual Team
10 4 (11.43%) Feasibility Study
10 4 (11.43%) Validation
10 4 (11.43%) HNC
10 4 (11.43%) HND
10 4 (11.43%) Firmware
11 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
11 3 (8.57%) Windows
11 3 (8.57%) Linux
11 3 (8.57%) MPLS
11 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
11 3 (8.57%) Performance Engineering

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Unified Communications
2 6 (17.14%) VoIP
3 3 (8.57%) MPLS
4 2 (5.71%) 3G
4 2 (5.71%) 4G
4 2 (5.71%) BGP
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 2 (5.71%) WAN
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.86%) DWDM
5 1 (2.86%) H.323
5 1 (2.86%) HSRP
5 1 (2.86%) LTE
5 1 (2.86%) Multicast
5 1 (2.86%) Network Security
5 1 (2.86%) QSIG
5 1 (2.86%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Big Data
1 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
General
1 18 (51.43%) Telecoms
2 7 (20.00%) Electronics
3 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) REST
1 1 (2.86%) SOAP
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
1 4 (11.43%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.86%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Migration
2 7 (20.00%) Network Design
3 4 (11.43%) Feasibility Study
3 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (11.43%) Validation
4 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.71%) Change Management
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Data Management
6 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.86%) EAI
6 1 (2.86%) ETL
6 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.86%) SOA
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (40.00%) CCIE
3 10 (28.57%) CCNP
4 7 (20.00%) CCNA
5 6 (17.14%) Degree
6 4 (11.43%) HNC
6 4 (11.43%) HND
7 2 (5.71%) CCDP
8 1 (2.86%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Firmware
2 2 (5.71%) vCloud
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco CUCM
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco UCCE
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (5.71%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Cisco
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.86%) EMC
4 1 (2.86%) F5
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Juniper
4 1 (2.86%) SAP