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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Design Engineer
UK / England
Rank 477 514 428
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -86
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 103 84 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.18% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.19% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 61
Median daily rate £425 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
- +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 5
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% -13.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -16.66%

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
39818 44786 44510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.68% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26184 29231 27803
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £589 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1392 1510 1751
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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
South East +13 42 £425 - 13
North West +45 24 £450 - 6
London +21 16 £475 +23.37% 3
South West +5 11 £344 - 5
West Midlands +4 5 £406 - 6
Yorkshire +13 2 £320 -11.72% 2
East of England -7 2 £238 -31.65% 7
North East -11 2 - -
Design Engineer
UK

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 80 (35.09%) Cisco
2 72 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
3 68 (29.82%) Network Design
4 48 (21.05%) Firewall
5 47 (20.61%) CCNP
5 47 (20.61%) Security Cleared
6 45 (19.74%) Telecoms
7 35 (15.35%) CCNA
7 35 (15.35%) SC Cleared
8 34 (14.91%) CCIE
8 34 (14.91%) Degree
9 30 (13.16%) Network Security
10 28 (12.28%) Manufacturing
11 27 (11.84%) Fortinet
11 27 (11.84%) LAN
11 27 (11.84%) Data Centre
12 26 (11.40%) Finance
13 23 (10.09%) Windows
13 23 (10.09%) WAN
14 22 (9.65%) Active Directory
14 22 (9.65%) Migration
15 21 (9.21%) Microsoft
16 20 (8.77%) Electronics
16 20 (8.77%) CheckPoint
16 20 (8.77%) Unified Communications
17 19 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
17 19 (8.33%) HP
17 19 (8.33%) VoIP
17 19 (8.33%) ITIL
18 18 (7.89%) MPLS

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 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.88%) Skype for Business
1 2 (0.88%) TPMS
Applications
1 15 (6.58%) OrCAD
2 8 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.51%) MS Office
3 6 (2.63%) SOLIDWORKS
4 5 (2.19%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.32%) CATIA
5 3 (1.32%) PTC Creo
5 3 (1.32%) Solid Edge
6 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.88%) MS Project
6 2 (0.88%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.44%) InVision
7 1 (0.44%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.07%) G Suite
3 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.88%) IaaS
5 2 (0.88%) PaaS
6 1 (0.44%) GitHub
6 1 (0.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 48 (21.05%) Firewall
2 30 (13.16%) Network Security
3 27 (11.84%) LAN
4 23 (10.09%) WAN
5 20 (8.77%) Unified Communications
6 19 (8.33%) VoIP
7 18 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (7.89%) MPLS
8 15 (6.58%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (6.58%) RFID
9 13 (5.70%) Ethernet
10 12 (5.26%) Wireless
11 11 (4.82%) BGP
11 11 (4.82%) OSPF
12 10 (4.39%) RS-232
13 9 (3.95%) SNMP
13 9 (3.95%) VPN
14 8 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (3.07%) FTP
15 7 (3.07%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.63%) Blockchain
2 3 (1.32%) Big Data
2 3 (1.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (3.07%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (2.63%) StarTeam
3 3 (1.32%) MSI
4 1 (0.44%) JIRA
4 1 (0.44%) LabVIEW
General
1 45 (19.74%) Telecoms
2 28 (12.28%) Manufacturing
3 26 (11.40%) Finance
4 20 (8.77%) Electronics
5 10 (4.39%) Banking
6 4 (1.75%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.75%) Automotive
7 3 (1.32%) Avionics
7 3 (1.32%) Retail
8 2 (0.88%) Marketing
8 2 (0.88%) Military
9 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) Legal
9 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.44%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.44%) CSS
1 1 (0.44%) HTML
1 1 (0.44%) HTML5
1 1 (0.44%) SOAP
1 1 (0.44%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.84%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.70%) Contactless
3 8 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.07%) Cloud Native
4 7 (3.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (3.07%) Smartcard
5 6 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.63%) VHDL
5 6 (2.63%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.75%) MPEG
6 4 (1.75%) PKI
7 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.88%) IVR
7 2 (0.88%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (0.88%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.88%) Verilog
8 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.09%) Windows
2 16 (7.02%) Linux
3 10 (4.39%) Windows 10
3 10 (4.39%) Windows 7
4 8 (3.51%) Android
4 8 (3.51%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.51%) Mac OS X
4 8 (3.51%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.63%) zOS
6 4 (1.75%) Unix
7 2 (0.88%) AIX
7 2 (0.88%) Solaris
7 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (29.82%) Network Design
2 22 (9.65%) Migration
3 19 (8.33%) ITIL
4 18 (7.89%) Schematic Capture
5 17 (7.46%) Mentoring
6 12 (5.26%) Validation
7 10 (4.39%) Load Balancing
8 9 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (3.51%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (3.51%) Patch Management
9 8 (3.51%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 7 (3.07%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.07%) Software Distribution
10 7 (3.07%) Translating Business Requirements
10 7 (3.07%) Use Case
11 6 (2.63%) Configuration Management
11 6 (2.63%) Programme Management
11 6 (2.63%) Project Management
11 6 (2.63%) Requirements Management
11 6 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.58%) C
2 11 (4.82%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.95%) Python
4 8 (3.51%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.75%) C++
6 2 (0.88%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.88%) SQL
6 2 (0.88%) VBScript
7 1 (0.44%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.44%) C#
7 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.44%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 72 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (20.61%) CCNP
2 47 (20.61%) Security Cleared
3 35 (15.35%) CCNA
3 35 (15.35%) SC Cleared
4 34 (14.91%) CCIE
4 34 (14.91%) Degree
5 13 (5.70%) CCSP
6 10 (4.39%) Chartered Engineer
6 10 (4.39%) DV Cleared
7 7 (3.07%) CCDP
8 4 (1.75%) HND
9 3 (1.32%) HNC
9 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.88%) BICSI RCDD
10 2 (0.88%) CISSP
10 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.88%) MCSA
11 1 (0.44%) ACMT
11 1 (0.44%) BICSI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.07%) QA
2 4 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.44%) DO-254
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) JTAG
4 1 (0.44%) RMADS
System Software
1 22 (9.65%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.51%) BitLocker
2 8 (3.51%) Firmware
2 8 (3.51%) Xen
2 8 (3.51%) XenApp
2 8 (3.51%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.88%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.44%) Docker
5 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 17 (7.46%) Cisco UCCE
3 16 (7.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 14 (6.14%) FortiGate
5 9 (3.95%) SCCM
6 8 (3.51%) WSUS
7 2 (0.88%) Ansible
7 2 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.44%) Control-M
8 1 (0.44%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.44%) Puppet
8 1 (0.44%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 80 (35.09%) Cisco
2 27 (11.84%) Fortinet
3 21 (9.21%) Microsoft
4 20 (8.77%) CheckPoint
5 19 (8.33%) HP
6 18 (7.89%) EMC
7 16 (7.02%) F5
8 12 (5.26%) Juniper
9 10 (4.39%) Citrix
9 10 (4.39%) Dell
10 9 (3.95%) Oracle
10 9 (3.95%) VMware
11 8 (3.51%) Apple
11 8 (3.51%) Google
11 8 (3.51%) Symantec
12 7 (3.07%) Huawei
12 7 (3.07%) ServiceNow
13 6 (2.63%) Aruba
13 6 (2.63%) Blue Coat
14 5 (2.19%) Ciena
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