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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Design Engineer
UK / England
Rank 464 510 451
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -59
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 109 94 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.22% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 32 48
Median daily rate £425 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £492 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £390
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 10
Median hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.20 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.42 £43.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +6.66%

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
39357 43443 43764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.72% 94.89% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25811 28092 27916
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1340 1597 1753
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +24 58 £425 +3.65% 7
North West +41 16 £175 - 6
London +14 15 £450 +19.20% 3
South West +4 7 £313 - 5
West Midlands -8 6 £425 - 5
Yorkshire +8 3 £320 - 2
East of England 0 2 £375 +2.73% 8
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 - - 3
Design Engineer
UK

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 68 (33.50%) Cisco
2 62 (30.54%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (30.54%) Network Design
3 39 (19.21%) Telecoms
4 38 (18.72%) Security Cleared
5 37 (18.23%) CCNP
6 36 (17.73%) Firewall
6 36 (17.73%) Degree
7 31 (15.27%) CCNA
8 30 (14.78%) CCIE
9 28 (13.79%) Data Centre
10 27 (13.30%) SC Cleared
10 27 (13.30%) Manufacturing
11 24 (11.82%) Finance
12 23 (11.33%) LAN
12 23 (11.33%) Network Security
13 22 (10.84%) Electronics
14 21 (10.34%) Windows
15 19 (9.36%) Microsoft
15 19 (9.36%) EMC
15 19 (9.36%) Migration
16 18 (8.87%) WAN
16 18 (8.87%) ITIL
17 17 (8.37%) Active Directory
17 17 (8.37%) Fortinet
17 17 (8.37%) Schematic Capture
18 16 (7.88%) F5
18 16 (7.88%) HP
18 16 (7.88%) CheckPoint
19 15 (7.39%) RFID

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 (0.99%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.99%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.49%) TPMS
Applications
1 15 (7.39%) OrCAD
2 9 (4.43%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.45%) MS Office
3 7 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.45%) SOLIDWORKS
4 5 (2.46%) MS Project
5 3 (1.48%) PTC Creo
6 2 (0.99%) CATIA
6 2 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.99%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (0.99%) Solid Edge
7 1 (0.49%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.96%) G Suite
2 4 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.99%) IaaS
3 2 (0.99%) PaaS
4 1 (0.49%) GitHub
4 1 (0.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 36 (17.73%) Firewall
2 23 (11.33%) LAN
2 23 (11.33%) Network Security
3 18 (8.87%) WAN
4 15 (7.39%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (7.39%) RFID
5 14 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (6.90%) Ethernet
5 14 (6.90%) MPLS
5 14 (6.90%) Unified Communications
6 13 (6.40%) VoIP
7 10 (4.93%) RS-232
8 9 (4.43%) OSPF
8 9 (4.43%) Wireless
9 8 (3.94%) BGP
9 8 (3.94%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (3.94%) SNMP
10 6 (2.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (2.96%) FTP
10 6 (2.96%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.48%) Big Data
1 3 (1.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (2.46%) StarTeam
2 3 (1.48%) MSI
3 2 (0.99%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.49%) JIRA
4 1 (0.49%) Subversion
General
1 39 (19.21%) Telecoms
2 27 (13.30%) Manufacturing
3 24 (11.82%) Finance
4 22 (10.84%) Electronics
5 13 (6.40%) Banking
6 4 (1.97%) Retail
7 3 (1.48%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.48%) Automotive
8 2 (0.99%) Legal
8 2 (0.99%) Military
9 1 (0.49%) Avionics
9 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.49%) Marketing
9 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.90%) Contactless
3 9 (4.43%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 8 (3.94%) Smartcard
5 7 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.96%) Cloud Native
6 6 (2.96%) VHDL
7 5 (2.46%) Blockchain
7 5 (2.46%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.46%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.97%) MPEG
9 3 (1.48%) CCTV
9 3 (1.48%) Verilog
10 2 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.49%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.34%) Windows
2 14 (6.90%) Linux
3 9 (4.43%) Windows 10
3 9 (4.43%) Windows 7
4 8 (3.94%) Ubuntu
5 7 (3.45%) Android
5 7 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.45%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.46%) zOS
7 4 (1.97%) Unix
8 2 (0.99%) AIX
8 2 (0.99%) Solaris
8 2 (0.99%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.99%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (30.54%) Network Design
2 19 (9.36%) Migration
3 18 (8.87%) ITIL
4 17 (8.37%) Schematic Capture
5 14 (6.90%) Validation
6 13 (6.40%) Load Balancing
7 11 (5.42%) Mentoring
8 9 (4.43%) Network Management
8 9 (4.43%) Project Management
9 8 (3.94%) Service Management
9 8 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (3.45%) Patch Management
10 7 (3.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 6 (2.96%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (2.96%) Requirements Management
11 6 (2.96%) Software Distribution
11 6 (2.96%) Software Engineering
11 6 (2.96%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (2.96%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.40%) C
2 11 (5.42%) Python
3 10 (4.93%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.48%) C++
6 2 (0.99%) SQL
6 2 (0.99%) VBScript
7 1 (0.49%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.49%) C#
7 1 (0.49%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.49%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (30.54%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (18.72%) Security Cleared
3 37 (18.23%) CCNP
4 36 (17.73%) Degree
5 31 (15.27%) CCNA
6 30 (14.78%) CCIE
7 27 (13.30%) SC Cleared
8 10 (4.93%) Chartered Engineer
9 9 (4.43%) CCSP
9 9 (4.43%) DV Cleared
10 8 (3.94%) CCDP
11 5 (2.46%) HND
12 4 (1.97%) HNC
13 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.99%) CISSP
14 2 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.99%) MCSA
15 1 (0.49%) CCA
15 1 (0.49%) CCDA
15 1 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.45%) QA
2 5 (2.46%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.99%) JTAG
4 2 (0.99%) SLA
5 1 (0.49%) DO-254
5 1 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.49%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.49%) RMADS
System Software
1 17 (8.37%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.43%) Firmware
3 7 (3.45%) BitLocker
3 7 (3.45%) Xen
3 7 (3.45%) XenApp
3 7 (3.45%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.97%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.48%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.99%) vSphere
7 1 (0.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (5.42%) Cisco UCCX
2 10 (4.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (4.93%) Cisco UCCE
3 9 (4.43%) FortiGate
4 8 (3.94%) SCCM
5 7 (3.45%) WSUS
6 2 (0.99%) Ansible
6 2 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.49%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.49%) Control-M
7 1 (0.49%) OPNET
7 1 (0.49%) Puppet
7 1 (0.49%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 68 (33.50%) Cisco
2 19 (9.36%) EMC
2 19 (9.36%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.37%) Fortinet
4 16 (7.88%) CheckPoint
4 16 (7.88%) F5
4 16 (7.88%) HP
5 12 (5.91%) Juniper
6 10 (4.93%) Citrix
6 10 (4.93%) VMware
7 9 (4.43%) Dell
8 7 (3.45%) Apple
8 7 (3.45%) Google
8 7 (3.45%) Oracle
8 7 (3.45%) Symantec
9 6 (2.96%) ServiceNow
10 5 (2.46%) Blue Coat
10 5 (2.46%) Huawei
10 5 (2.46%) Palo Alto
11 4 (1.97%) Fujitsu
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