The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 419 412 326
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -86
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 138 127 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.28% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.31% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 30 37
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£375 £350 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 39
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £23.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £33.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -11.33%
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
42131 41322 38316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.67% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26842 25081 22205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1651 1833 2326
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.09 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 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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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
South East +43 95 £400 -1.84% 42
London +7 18 £318 +0.79% 9
West Midlands -9 11 £375 +14.19% 6
North West +1 5 £344 -7.71% 10
South West -33 4 £500 +90.47% 33
East of England -7 3 £350 -17.64% 9
East Midlands +11 1 - - 7
Midlands - 1 - - 1
North East - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 4
Design Engineer
UK

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 129 (44.03%) Telecoms
2 123 (41.98%) Cisco
3 97 (33.11%) Firewall
4 83 (28.33%) Network Design
4 83 (28.33%) CheckPoint
5 80 (27.30%) OSPF
6 76 (25.94%) Cisco Certification
7 52 (17.75%) BGP
8 48 (16.38%) CCNP
9 45 (15.36%) Security Cleared
10 44 (15.02%) VPN
11 42 (14.33%) Degree
12 39 (13.31%) MPLS
12 39 (13.31%) SC Cleared
13 36 (12.29%) Microsoft
14 34 (11.60%) Network Security
15 33 (11.26%) Juniper
16 32 (10.92%) Cisco ASA
17 31 (10.58%) F5
18 30 (10.24%) Nokia
19 28 (9.56%) RIP
20 27 (9.22%) LAN
21 26 (8.87%) CCIE
21 26 (8.87%) CCDP
21 26 (8.87%) Network Management
22 25 (8.53%) Load Balancing
22 25 (8.53%) Internet
22 25 (8.53%) DNS
22 25 (8.53%) IPsec
23 24 (8.19%) CISSP

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 6 (2.05%) Lync
2 4 (1.37%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.37%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.02%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.34%) Documentum
4 1 (0.34%) IIS
4 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.34%) Apache
4 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.75%) MS Office
3 9 (3.07%) AutoCAD
4 7 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.68%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.34%) CATIA
6 1 (0.34%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.34%) ProjectWise
Communications & Networking
1 97 (33.11%) Firewall
2 80 (27.30%) OSPF
3 52 (17.75%) BGP
4 44 (15.02%) VPN
5 39 (13.31%) MPLS
6 34 (11.60%) Network Security
7 32 (10.92%) Cisco ASA
8 28 (9.56%) RIP
9 27 (9.22%) LAN
10 25 (8.53%) Internet
10 25 (8.53%) DNS
10 25 (8.53%) IPsec
11 23 (7.85%) LTE
11 23 (7.85%) Cisco Nexus
12 20 (6.83%) WLAN
12 20 (6.83%) WAN
13 19 (6.48%) VoIP
13 19 (6.48%) 3G
13 19 (6.48%) Wireless
14 17 (5.80%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
1 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.37%) RequisitePro
2 3 (1.02%) Subversion
2 3 (1.02%) NetBeans
2 3 (1.02%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.68%) StarTeam
General
1 129 (44.03%) Telecoms
2 15 (5.12%) Finance
3 7 (2.39%) Electronics
4 5 (1.71%) Retail
4 5 (1.71%) Military
5 4 (1.37%) Legal
6 3 (1.02%) Marketing
6 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.02%) Publishing
6 3 (1.02%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.34%) Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.71%) XMPP
2 4 (1.37%) J2EE
2 4 (1.37%) J2SE
3 3 (1.02%) JNI
3 3 (1.02%) ODBC
3 3 (1.02%) Swing
3 3 (1.02%) Java SE
4 2 (0.68%) JSP
5 1 (0.34%) JSON
5 1 (0.34%) OLE
5 1 (0.34%) HTML
5 1 (0.34%) XML
5 1 (0.34%) CSS
5 1 (0.34%) RESTful
5 1 (0.34%) HTML5
5 1 (0.34%) Laravel
5 1 (0.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.34%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.10%) SecurID
3 8 (2.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (2.39%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (1.37%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.02%) PKI
6 3 (1.02%) Clustering
6 3 (1.02%) Replication
6 3 (1.02%) IVR
6 3 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.02%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.02%) MMIC
7 2 (0.68%) Open Source
7 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.68%) VHDL
7 2 (0.68%) Verilog
7 2 (0.68%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.17%) Linux
2 18 (6.14%) Windows
3 7 (2.39%) UNIX
4 6 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (1.37%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.37%) Solaris
6 2 (0.68%) AIX
7 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.34%) Fedora
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (28.33%) Network Design
2 26 (8.87%) Network Management
3 25 (8.53%) Load Balancing
4 23 (7.85%) Validation
4 23 (7.85%) Risk Assessment
5 19 (6.48%) ITIL
6 13 (4.44%) Demand Forecasting
7 12 (4.10%) Network Architecture
7 12 (4.10%) Capacity Management
7 12 (4.10%) eTOM
8 11 (3.75%) UML
9 10 (3.41%) Change Control
9 10 (3.41%) Project Management
9 10 (3.41%) Software Engineering
10 9 (3.07%) CAD
11 8 (2.73%) Test Strategy
11 8 (2.73%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (2.73%) Performance Testing
11 8 (2.73%) Change Management
12 7 (2.39%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.46%) C
2 11 (3.75%) SQL
3 10 (3.41%) Java
4 5 (1.71%) Lisp
5 4 (1.37%) Perl
6 3 (1.02%) C++
7 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.68%) VBScript
8 1 (0.34%) Korn
8 1 (0.34%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.34%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.34%) Python
8 1 (0.34%) PHP
8 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 76 (25.94%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (16.38%) CCNP
3 45 (15.36%) Security Cleared
4 42 (14.33%) Degree
5 39 (13.31%) SC Cleared
6 26 (8.87%) CCIE
6 26 (8.87%) CCDP
7 24 (8.19%) CISSP
8 21 (7.17%) CCNA
9 8 (2.73%) CCSP
10 5 (1.71%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (1.37%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.37%) Chartered Engineer
12 3 (1.02%) JNCIP
12 3 (1.02%) JNCIE
13 2 (0.68%) HNC
13 2 (0.68%) HND
13 2 (0.68%) CCIP
14 1 (0.34%) JNCIA
14 1 (0.34%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.12%) PCI DSS
2 13 (4.44%) QA
3 5 (1.71%) SLA
4 2 (0.68%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.68%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 13 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.07%) Firmware
4 6 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.05%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.37%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.02%) vSphere
7 2 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.34%) XenApp
8 1 (0.34%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (2.39%) CiscoWorks
1 7 (2.39%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (1.37%) OPNET
3 3 (1.02%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.68%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.34%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 123 (41.98%) Cisco
2 83 (28.33%) CheckPoint
3 36 (12.29%) Microsoft
4 33 (11.26%) Juniper
5 31 (10.58%) F5
6 30 (10.24%) Nokia
7 16 (5.46%) Tufin
7 16 (5.46%) Fortinet
8 15 (5.12%) VMware
9 14 (4.78%) HP
10 12 (4.10%) Citrix
10 12 (4.10%) Ericsson
11 11 (3.75%) AlgoSec
12 10 (3.41%) Oracle
13 9 (3.07%) Redback
13 9 (3.07%) BT
13 9 (3.07%) Radware
14 8 (2.73%) TippingPoint
14 8 (2.73%) IBM
14 8 (2.73%) BMC
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