The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 528 517 445
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -72
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 108 104 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 51 50
Median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £298 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £465 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 21
Median hourly rate £38.50 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £12.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £39.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.63% -4.00%
Design Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47329 49028 46882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31108 31722 28936
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1425 1851 1927
Median hourly rate £17.45 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Design Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
London +30 46 £450 -1.36% 6
South East +12 29 £450 +41.73% 13
Yorkshire -4 8 £250 -19.35% 1
West Midlands -32 8 £405 +5.19% 6
North West +8 7 £410 -8.88% 1
East of England +15 3 - - 6
East Midlands -4 3 - - 1
South West -13 3 - - 2
Design Engineer
UK

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 England region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 75 (38.27%) Network Design
2 72 (36.73%) Cisco
3 48 (24.49%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 41 (20.92%) Security Cleared
6 40 (20.41%) SC Cleared
7 37 (18.88%) CCNP
8 36 (18.37%) Windows
8 36 (18.37%) Firewall
9 32 (16.33%) WAN
9 32 (16.33%) Data Centre
10 30 (15.31%) Active Directory
11 28 (14.29%) LAN
12 27 (13.78%) BGP
13 26 (13.27%) Degree
14 25 (12.76%) Finance
15 24 (12.24%) Citrix
16 21 (10.71%) HP
16 21 (10.71%) Migration
17 20 (10.20%) Wireless
17 20 (10.20%) Palo Alto
18 19 (9.69%) Cisco Nexus
18 19 (9.69%) Microsoft
18 19 (9.69%) CheckPoint
18 19 (9.69%) C
19 18 (9.18%) Project Management
19 18 (9.18%) SCCM
20 17 (8.67%) F5
20 17 (8.67%) OSPF
21 16 (8.16%) Juniper

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.04%) SAS
2 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.02%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.02%) Resin
3 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.06%) MS Office
3 5 (2.55%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.04%) Simulink
5 3 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.02%) MS Project
7 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.51%) CATIA
7 1 (0.51%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.51%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.51%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) Eikon
2 1 (0.51%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.57%) Office 365
2 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.53%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.02%) IaaS
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (18.37%) Firewall
2 32 (16.33%) WAN
3 28 (14.29%) LAN
4 27 (13.78%) BGP
5 20 (10.20%) Wireless
6 19 (9.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (8.67%) OSPF
8 15 (7.65%) VPN
9 13 (6.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 13 (6.63%) MPLS
9 13 (6.63%) Network Security
10 11 (5.61%) SNMP
11 10 (5.10%) DNS
12 9 (4.59%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (4.59%) Internet
12 9 (4.59%) NetScaler
12 9 (4.59%) VoIP
13 8 (4.08%) Cisco Wireless
13 8 (4.08%) Structured Cabling
14 7 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.51%) Big Data
4 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (3.57%) StarTeam
3 4 (2.04%) LabVIEW
3 4 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.53%) Subversion
5 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.02%) PVCS
6 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 25 (12.76%) Finance
3 15 (7.65%) Electronics
4 10 (5.10%) Aerospace
4 10 (5.10%) Banking
5 7 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.06%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.55%) Retail
8 4 (2.04%) Avionics
8 4 (2.04%) Marketing
9 3 (1.53%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.53%) Local Government
10 2 (1.02%) Military
11 1 (0.51%) Automotive
11 1 (0.51%) Billing
11 1 (0.51%) Front Office
11 1 (0.51%) Legal
11 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.04%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.53%) Middleware
3 2 (1.02%) .NET
4 1 (0.51%) REST
4 1 (0.51%) SOAP
4 1 (0.51%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.10%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (3.57%) VHDL
5 6 (3.06%) Device Driver
6 5 (2.55%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.04%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.04%) CMDB
7 4 (2.04%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Licensing
8 3 (1.53%) CAN bus
8 3 (1.53%) FMCG
8 3 (1.53%) PKI
8 3 (1.53%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.53%) Verilog
9 2 (1.02%) DataPower
9 2 (1.02%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.37%) Windows
2 12 (6.12%) Linux
3 8 (4.08%) Windows 10
4 6 (3.06%) Mac OS X
4 6 (3.06%) Windows 8
4 6 (3.06%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.06%) Windows XP
5 4 (2.04%) Unix
5 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.53%) Android
6 3 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.53%) Solaris
6 3 (1.53%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.02%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.51%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (38.27%) Network Design
2 21 (10.71%) Migration
3 18 (9.18%) Project Management
4 13 (6.63%) ITIL
5 11 (5.61%) Change Management
6 10 (5.10%) Network Management
7 9 (4.59%) Load Balancing
7 9 (4.59%) Validation
8 8 (4.08%) Configuration Management
8 8 (4.08%) Network Architecture
8 8 (4.08%) Requirements Management
9 7 (3.57%) CAD
9 7 (3.57%) Capacity Management
10 6 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (3.06%) Change Control
10 6 (3.06%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (3.06%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (3.06%) UML
10 6 (3.06%) Use Case
10 6 (3.06%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.69%) C
2 9 (4.59%) Python
3 7 (3.57%) SQL
4 6 (3.06%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.06%) MATLAB
4 6 (3.06%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.55%) Java
6 4 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.04%) PHP
7 3 (1.53%) Ada
7 3 (1.53%) C++
8 2 (1.02%) Ada 83
8 2 (1.02%) Ada 95
8 2 (1.02%) C#
9 1 (0.51%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.51%) Perl
9 1 (0.51%) Tcl
9 1 (0.51%) VB
9 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (24.49%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (20.92%) Security Cleared
3 40 (20.41%) SC Cleared
4 37 (18.88%) CCNP
5 26 (13.27%) Degree
6 15 (7.65%) CCIE
6 15 (7.65%) CCNA
7 12 (6.12%) CCDP
8 5 (2.55%) CCA
8 5 (2.55%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.04%) ACMT
9 4 (2.04%) HND
9 4 (2.04%) JNCIA
9 4 (2.04%) MCSE
9 4 (2.04%) MCTS
9 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.53%) JNCIE
10 3 (1.53%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.02%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.59%) SLA
2 7 (3.57%) QA
3 2 (1.02%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.51%) DO-254
4 1 (0.51%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.51%) MiFID
4 1 (0.51%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 30 (15.31%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.14%) Xen
3 9 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.57%) BitLocker
5 6 (3.06%) XenApp
5 6 (3.06%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.55%) Firmware
7 4 (2.04%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.04%) vCloud
7 4 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.53%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.53%) XenServer
9 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (9.18%) SCCM
2 14 (7.14%) WSUS
3 9 (4.59%) OPNET
4 6 (3.06%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (2.04%) Casper Suite
5 4 (2.04%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.04%) vMotion
6 2 (1.02%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.02%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (1.02%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.02%) TrustSec
6 2 (1.02%) vRealize
7 1 (0.51%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 72 (36.73%) Cisco
2 24 (12.24%) Citrix
3 21 (10.71%) HP
4 20 (10.20%) Palo Alto
5 19 (9.69%) CheckPoint
5 19 (9.69%) Microsoft
6 17 (8.67%) F5
7 16 (8.16%) Juniper
7 16 (8.16%) VMware
8 14 (7.14%) Apple
9 10 (5.10%) Dell
9 10 (5.10%) Riverbed
10 8 (4.08%) Nokia
11 7 (3.57%) Fortinet
12 6 (3.06%) Google
12 6 (3.06%) SolarWinds
12 6 (3.06%) Symantec
12 6 (3.06%) Tufin
13 5 (2.55%) Red Hat
14 4 (2.04%) BMC
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