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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 489 509 472
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 125 106 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 36 52
Median daily rate £425 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £435 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £316 £340
% change year-on-year
+34.38% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.89%
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
43899 47527 48849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.94% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 28945 30730 31404
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 £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1518 1872 2042
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +28 64 £425 +37.09% 10
London +7 22 £450 +18.42% 4
West Midlands -13 11 £388 -8.82% 2
North West +12 7 £520 +48.57% 4
South West +3 7 £500 +26.58% 5
East of England +3 7 £338 -7.84% 4
Yorkshire +10 3 £375 +25.00%
East Midlands -8 2 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 - - 1
Design Engineer
UK

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 74 (34.58%) Cisco
2 71 (33.18%) Network Design
3 55 (25.70%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (19.16%) Security Cleared
5 36 (16.82%) Degree
6 35 (16.36%) Telecoms
7 33 (15.42%) CCNP
7 33 (15.42%) SC Cleared
8 32 (14.95%) CCIE
9 31 (14.49%) Data Centre
10 30 (14.02%) Windows
11 29 (13.55%) Active Directory
11 29 (13.55%) Microsoft
12 28 (13.08%) Firewall
13 27 (12.62%) HP
13 27 (12.62%) CCNA
14 23 (10.75%) ITIL
14 23 (10.75%) Manufacturing
14 23 (10.75%) Migration
15 22 (10.28%) Cisco Nexus
15 22 (10.28%) Finance
16 21 (9.81%) SCCM
16 21 (9.81%) Electronics
17 20 (9.35%) Citrix
17 20 (9.35%) LAN
18 18 (8.41%) WAN
18 18 (8.41%) EMC
18 18 (8.41%) Python
18 18 (8.41%) Project Management
19 17 (7.94%) Apple

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 (1.87%) SAS
2 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (7.01%) OrCAD
2 12 (5.61%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.27%) MS Office
3 7 (3.27%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.27%) SOLIDWORKS
4 5 (2.34%) MS Project
5 3 (1.40%) PTC Creo
6 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.93%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (0.93%) Solid Edge
7 1 (0.47%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.21%) G Suite
2 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.87%) Office 365
4 3 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.93%) IaaS
5 2 (0.93%) PaaS
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.47%) GitHub
6 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.08%) Firewall
2 22 (10.28%) Cisco Nexus
3 20 (9.35%) LAN
4 18 (8.41%) WAN
5 15 (7.01%) RFID
6 14 (6.54%) Network Security
7 13 (6.07%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (6.07%) Wireless
8 12 (5.61%) Ethernet
9 11 (5.14%) Unified Communications
10 10 (4.67%) MPLS
10 10 (4.67%) RS-232
11 9 (4.21%) VoIP
12 8 (3.74%) BGP
13 7 (3.27%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (3.27%) DNS
13 7 (3.27%) OSPF
13 7 (3.27%) SNMP
14 6 (2.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (2.80%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (0.93%) Big Data
4 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (1.87%) StarTeam
2 3 (1.40%) LabVIEW
2 3 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.93%) PVCS
3 2 (0.93%) Subversion
4 1 (0.47%) JIRA
4 1 (0.47%) MSI
General
1 35 (16.36%) Telecoms
2 23 (10.75%) Manufacturing
3 22 (10.28%) Finance
4 21 (9.81%) Electronics
5 11 (5.14%) Banking
6 4 (1.87%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.87%) Retail
7 2 (0.93%) Automotive
7 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.93%) Legal
7 2 (0.93%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Military
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.93%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.47%) REST
2 1 (0.47%) SOAP
2 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.49%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.54%) Contactless
3 11 (5.14%) Cloud Native
4 10 (4.67%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 8 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.74%) Smartcard
7 4 (1.87%) CMDB
7 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Licensing
7 4 (1.87%) MPEG
7 4 (1.87%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.87%) VHDL
7 4 (1.87%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.40%) Blockchain
8 3 (1.40%) CCTV
8 3 (1.40%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.40%) PKI
8 3 (1.40%) Verilog
9 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.02%) Windows
2 15 (7.01%) Linux
2 15 (7.01%) Windows 10
3 13 (6.07%) Mac OS X
4 11 (5.14%) Ubuntu
5 10 (4.67%) Android
5 10 (4.67%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.27%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.27%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.80%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.87%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.40%) zOS
11 2 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (33.18%) Network Design
2 23 (10.75%) ITIL
2 23 (10.75%) Migration
3 18 (8.41%) Project Management
4 17 (7.94%) Schematic Capture
5 14 (6.54%) Network Management
6 13 (6.07%) Infrastructure Management
6 13 (6.07%) Load Balancing
6 13 (6.07%) Validation
6 13 (6.07%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 12 (5.61%) Use Case
8 11 (5.14%) Patch Management
8 11 (5.14%) Software Distribution
8 11 (5.14%) Translating Business Requirements
9 8 (3.74%) Change Management
9 8 (3.74%) Mentoring
9 8 (3.74%) Network Architecture
9 8 (3.74%) Service Management
9 8 (3.74%) Software Engineering
10 6 (2.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.41%) Python
2 14 (6.54%) PowerShell
3 13 (6.07%) Bash Shell
4 7 (3.27%) C
5 4 (1.87%) SQL
6 2 (0.93%) Ada
6 2 (0.93%) Ada 83
6 2 (0.93%) Ada 95
6 2 (0.93%) Java
6 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.93%) PHP
7 1 (0.47%) C++
7 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (25.70%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (19.16%) Security Cleared
3 36 (16.82%) Degree
4 33 (15.42%) CCNP
4 33 (15.42%) SC Cleared
5 32 (14.95%) CCIE
6 27 (12.62%) CCNA
7 11 (5.14%) CCDP
8 10 (4.67%) Chartered Engineer
9 6 (2.80%) CCA
9 6 (2.80%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (2.34%) ACMT
10 5 (2.34%) DV Cleared
10 5 (2.34%) HND
10 5 (2.34%) MCSE
10 5 (2.34%) MCTS
11 4 (1.87%) HNC
12 2 (0.93%) CCDA
12 2 (0.93%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.80%) QA
2 3 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.93%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.93%) JTAG
3 2 (0.93%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) DO-254
4 1 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.47%) RMADS
4 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (13.55%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.94%) Xen
3 14 (6.54%) BitLocker
4 13 (6.07%) XenApp
4 13 (6.07%) XenDesktop
5 8 (3.74%) Firmware
6 6 (2.80%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.93%) vCloud
7 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.93%) vSphere
8 1 (0.47%) Docker
8 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (9.81%) SCCM
2 17 (7.94%) WSUS
3 9 (4.21%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (3.74%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (3.74%) Cisco UCCE
5 7 (3.27%) OPNET
6 5 (2.34%) Casper Suite
7 4 (1.87%) vMotion
8 2 (0.93%) Ansible
8 2 (0.93%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.93%) vRealize
9 1 (0.47%) Control-M
9 1 (0.47%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.47%) Puppet
9 1 (0.47%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 74 (34.58%) Cisco
2 29 (13.55%) Microsoft
3 27 (12.62%) HP
4 20 (9.35%) Citrix
5 18 (8.41%) EMC
6 17 (7.94%) Apple
6 17 (7.94%) CheckPoint
6 17 (7.94%) Dell
7 16 (7.48%) F5
7 16 (7.48%) Palo Alto
8 15 (7.01%) Juniper
9 13 (6.07%) Symantec
10 12 (5.61%) Google
11 11 (5.14%) VMware
12 9 (4.21%) ServiceNow
13 8 (3.74%) Fortinet
13 8 (3.74%) Riverbed
14 6 (2.80%) Blue Coat
14 6 (2.80%) Brocade
14 6 (2.80%) SolarWinds
London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Cardiff
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill
TRG
Rate: 250-400 Per Day + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
Bedford
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 27 days ago