The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheltenham region that had Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.18% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+13.19% +8.27%
Design Engineer
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104 125 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 90.43% 96.15% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 84 57
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.39% +6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+226.92% -67.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Cheltenham region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco