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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 521 517 431
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -86
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 108 113 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.23% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 56 49
Median daily rate £425 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £463 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 32
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £35.20 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £41.30 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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
46808 48220 46633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.91% 94.77% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30921 30827 29175
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1367 1864 1918
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 24 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 June 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
South East +7 40 £375 +18.11% 5
London +10 38 £450 +2.85% 3
West Midlands -18 14 £380 -10.58% 5
East of England +12 6 - - 4
Yorkshire -5 4 £425 +41.66% 1
South West -8 3 £290 -27.50% 2
North West -4 2 £363 -19.38% 7
Design Engineer
UK

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 73 (40.11%) Network Design
2 69 (37.91%) Cisco
3 46 (25.27%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 40 (21.98%) CCNP
6 39 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 39 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 33 (18.13%) Firewall
8 32 (17.58%) WAN
9 30 (16.48%) Data Centre
10 28 (15.38%) LAN
11 27 (14.84%) BGP
12 26 (14.29%) Finance
13 24 (13.19%) Degree
13 24 (13.19%) Windows
14 20 (10.99%) Wireless
14 20 (10.99%) C
14 20 (10.99%) OSPF
15 19 (10.44%) CheckPoint
16 18 (9.89%) CCNA
16 18 (9.89%) Active Directory
16 18 (9.89%) Rational DOORS
17 17 (9.34%) Citrix
18 16 (8.79%) VPN
19 15 (8.24%) Electronics
19 15 (8.24%) F5
20 14 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
20 14 (7.69%) Migration
20 14 (7.69%) SNMP
21 13 (7.14%) VMware

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 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.10%) Resin
2 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.85%) MS Office
3 4 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.20%) Simulink
3 4 (2.20%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (1.65%) PTC Creo
5 2 (1.10%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.10%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.55%) CATIA
6 1 (0.55%) MS Project
6 1 (0.55%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.55%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.55%) Eikon
2 1 (0.55%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.55%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.65%) Office 365
2 2 (1.10%) IaaS
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.55%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.13%) Firewall
2 32 (17.58%) WAN
3 28 (15.38%) LAN
4 27 (14.84%) BGP
5 20 (10.99%) OSPF
5 20 (10.99%) Wireless
6 16 (8.79%) VPN
7 14 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (7.69%) SNMP
8 11 (6.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (6.04%) Network Security
9 10 (5.49%) Cisco Wireless
9 10 (5.49%) FTP
9 10 (5.49%) VoIP
10 9 (4.95%) MPLS
11 8 (4.40%) DNS
12 7 (3.85%) 3G
12 7 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (3.30%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (3.30%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.55%) Big Data
2 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (9.89%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (5.49%) StarTeam
3 3 (1.65%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.10%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.55%) Subversion
5 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 26 (14.29%) Finance
3 15 (8.24%) Electronics
4 10 (5.49%) Aerospace
5 7 (3.85%) Banking
5 7 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.30%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.30%) Retail
7 4 (2.20%) Avionics
7 4 (2.20%) Marketing
8 3 (1.65%) Automotive
8 3 (1.65%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.65%) Local Government
9 2 (1.10%) Military
10 1 (0.55%) Back Office
10 1 (0.55%) Billing
10 1 (0.55%) Front Office
10 1 (0.55%) Legal
10 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.65%) 802.1X
1 3 (1.65%) Middleware
2 2 (1.10%) .NET
2 2 (1.10%) REST
2 2 (1.10%) SOAP
2 2 (1.10%) XML
3 1 (0.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.48%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.40%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (3.85%) VHDL
4 6 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (2.20%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.65%) CAN bus
6 3 (1.65%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.65%) CMDB
6 3 (1.65%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.65%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.10%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.10%) FMCG
7 2 (1.10%) PKI
7 2 (1.10%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.55%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.19%) Windows
2 10 (5.49%) Linux
3 5 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (2.75%) Unix
4 4 (2.20%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.65%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.65%) Solaris
5 3 (1.65%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.65%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.10%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.55%) AIX
7 1 (0.55%) Android
7 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (40.11%) Network Design
2 14 (7.69%) Migration
3 11 (6.04%) Configuration Management
3 11 (6.04%) Project Management
3 11 (6.04%) Requirements Management
4 9 (4.95%) ITIL
5 8 (4.40%) Change Management
5 8 (4.40%) Network Management
6 7 (3.85%) CAD
6 7 (3.85%) Validation
7 6 (3.30%) Matrix Organization
7 6 (3.30%) Network Architecture
8 5 (2.75%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (2.75%) Capacity Management
8 5 (2.75%) Change Control
8 5 (2.75%) Data Management
8 5 (2.75%) Load Balancing
8 5 (2.75%) Schematic Capture
8 5 (2.75%) UML
9 4 (2.20%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.99%) C
2 6 (3.30%) MATLAB
3 4 (2.20%) Python
3 4 (2.20%) SQL
4 3 (1.65%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.65%) C++
4 3 (1.65%) Java
4 3 (1.65%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.10%) C#
5 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.10%) PHP
6 1 (0.55%) Ada
6 1 (0.55%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.55%) Perl
6 1 (0.55%) Tcl
6 1 (0.55%) VB
6 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (25.27%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (21.98%) CCNP
3 39 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 39 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 24 (13.19%) Degree
5 18 (9.89%) CCNA
6 9 (4.95%) CCDP
7 8 (4.40%) CCIE
8 5 (2.75%) HND
9 3 (1.65%) JNCIA
9 3 (1.65%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.10%) CCA
10 2 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.10%) HNC
10 2 (1.10%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.10%) MCSE
10 2 (1.10%) MCTS
10 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.49%) QA
2 9 (4.95%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) DO-254
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.55%) MiFID
3 1 (0.55%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 18 (9.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.49%) Xen
3 9 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.20%) BitLocker
4 4 (2.20%) Firmware
4 4 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.20%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.65%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.65%) XenApp
5 3 (1.65%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.65%) XenServer
6 2 (1.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (6.59%) SCCM
2 10 (5.49%) WSUS
3 7 (3.85%) OPNET
4 6 (3.30%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (2.75%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.65%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.10%) Casper Suite
7 2 (1.10%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.10%) TrustSec
8 1 (0.55%) Amdocs OSS
8 1 (0.55%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 69 (37.91%) Cisco
2 19 (10.44%) CheckPoint
3 17 (9.34%) Citrix
4 15 (8.24%) F5
5 13 (7.14%) VMware
6 12 (6.59%) Juniper
7 11 (6.04%) Palo Alto
8 10 (5.49%) Apple
9 9 (4.95%) HP
9 9 (4.95%) Microsoft
9 9 (4.95%) Red Hat
10 8 (4.40%) Nokia
10 8 (4.40%) Riverbed
11 7 (3.85%) Fortinet
12 5 (2.75%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.20%) BMC
14 3 (1.65%) Blue Coat
14 3 (1.65%) Dell
14 3 (1.65%) Google
14 3 (1.65%) Symantec
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