The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 92 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 3 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.070% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.074% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
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£258 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.19% +9.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £321
% change year-on-year
- +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.63%
Design Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1505 1357 1352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.06% 94.50% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 698 675
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 124 100
Average hourly rate £12.75 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.00 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £37.50 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 3
Leicestershire +1 1 £258 -37.19% 2
Derbyshire - 1 - - 4
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) iptables
2 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 4 (30.77%) HAProxy
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 4 (30.77%) CentOS
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) MySQL
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) Clustering
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM
3 2 (15.38%) SCOM
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) Ansible
4 1 (7.69%) DO-160
4 1 (7.69%) 4G
4 1 (7.69%) Freescale
4 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
4 1 (7.69%) SyteLine
4 1 (7.69%) JSP 440
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.69%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SyteLine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) SDH
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.69%) LTE
1 1 (7.69%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
1 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) CentOS
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) ERP
2 1 (7.69%) CAD
2 1 (7.69%) Validation
2 1 (7.69%) Network Design
2 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) HNC
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) JSP 440
1 1 (7.69%) DO-160
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) HAProxy
2 2 (15.38%) Ansible
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Intel
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) McAfee
3 1 (7.69%) Freescale
Leicestershire
Premier Engineering
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour + (dependent on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £35 - 40 per hour + negotiable on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
ISL
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago