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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 536 519 437
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -82
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 92 115 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.22% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.23% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 51 64
Median daily rate £445 £395 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% +9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 16
Median hourly rate £39.25 £36.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £12.50 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+11.64% +9.77%
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
47501 50509 47666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31266 32734 29347
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1902 1912
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.12 £16.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
London -11 35 £450 - 6
South East +4 23 £450 +41.73% 12
North West +25 9 £420 - 3
Yorkshire +4 8 £283 -7.37% 2
West Midlands -32 6 £500 +42.85% 5
East Midlands -3 4 - - 3
East of England +10 3 £350 +9.37% 4
South West +5 3 - - 2
Design Engineer
UK

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 69 (35.57%) Network Design
2 67 (34.54%) Cisco
3 41 (21.13%) Telecoms
4 40 (20.62%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (19.59%) Windows
6 36 (18.56%) Firewall
7 35 (18.04%) Security Cleared
8 34 (17.53%) SC Cleared
9 32 (16.49%) Data Centre
10 31 (15.98%) Active Directory
11 27 (13.92%) Degree
12 26 (13.40%) CCNP
13 24 (12.37%) Citrix
13 24 (12.37%) WAN
14 23 (11.86%) BGP
14 23 (11.86%) Finance
15 21 (10.82%) Wireless
15 21 (10.82%) Migration
15 21 (10.82%) HP
15 21 (10.82%) LAN
16 20 (10.31%) CheckPoint
16 20 (10.31%) Palo Alto
17 19 (9.79%) Project Management
17 19 (9.79%) Microsoft
18 18 (9.28%) OSPF
18 18 (9.28%) Juniper
18 18 (9.28%) Cisco Nexus
18 18 (9.28%) F5
18 18 (9.28%) SCCM
19 16 (8.25%) Electronics

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 (2.06%) SAS
2 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.03%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.03%) Resin
3 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.58%) MS Office
2 5 (2.58%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.58%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.55%) MS Project
4 2 (1.03%) OrCAD
4 2 (1.03%) Simulink
5 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.52%) CATIA
5 1 (0.52%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.52%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Eikon
1 1 (0.52%) ENOVIA
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.61%) Office 365
2 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.55%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.03%) IaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (18.56%) Firewall
2 24 (12.37%) WAN
3 23 (11.86%) BGP
4 21 (10.82%) LAN
4 21 (10.82%) Wireless
5 18 (9.28%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (9.28%) OSPF
6 12 (6.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 11 (5.67%) Network Security
7 11 (5.67%) VPN
8 10 (5.15%) DNS
8 10 (5.15%) MPLS
9 9 (4.64%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (4.12%) BIG-IP
10 8 (4.12%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (4.12%) Internet
10 8 (4.12%) NetScaler
10 8 (4.12%) SNMP
11 7 (3.61%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (3.61%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.52%) Big Data
4 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (4.64%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (2.58%) LabVIEW
3 4 (2.06%) StarTeam
3 4 (2.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.55%) Subversion
5 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.03%) PVCS
6 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (21.13%) Telecoms
2 23 (11.86%) Finance
3 16 (8.25%) Electronics
4 11 (5.67%) Banking
5 7 (3.61%) Aerospace
5 7 (3.61%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.09%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.58%) Retail
8 3 (1.55%) Avionics
8 3 (1.55%) Marketing
9 2 (1.03%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.03%) Local Government
10 1 (0.52%) Automotive
10 1 (0.52%) Billing
10 1 (0.52%) Front Office
10 1 (0.52%) Legal
10 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.55%) 802.1X
1 3 (1.55%) Middleware
2 2 (1.03%) .NET
3 1 (0.52%) REST
3 1 (0.52%) SOAP
3 1 (0.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.49%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.15%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.09%) Device Driver
5 6 (3.09%) VHDL
6 5 (2.58%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.06%) CMDB
7 4 (2.06%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.06%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Licensing
8 3 (1.55%) CAN bus
8 3 (1.55%) CCTV
8 3 (1.55%) FMCG
8 3 (1.55%) PKI
8 3 (1.55%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.55%) Verilog
9 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.59%) Windows
2 14 (7.22%) Linux
3 8 (4.12%) Windows 10
4 6 (3.09%) Mac OS X
4 6 (3.09%) Windows 8
4 6 (3.09%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.09%) Windows XP
5 4 (2.06%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.06%) Unix
5 4 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.55%) Android
6 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.55%) Solaris
7 2 (1.03%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.03%) zOS
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (35.57%) Network Design
2 21 (10.82%) Migration
3 19 (9.79%) Project Management
4 14 (7.22%) ITIL
5 12 (6.19%) Network Management
6 11 (5.67%) Change Management
6 11 (5.67%) Load Balancing
7 10 (5.15%) Validation
8 8 (4.12%) CAD
8 8 (4.12%) Network Architecture
9 6 (3.09%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (3.09%) Matrix Organization
9 6 (3.09%) Requirements Management
9 6 (3.09%) Software Engineering
9 6 (3.09%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (3.09%) Use Case
9 6 (3.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 5 (2.58%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (2.58%) Patch Management
10 5 (2.58%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.73%) C
2 11 (5.67%) Python
3 7 (3.61%) SQL
4 6 (3.09%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.09%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.58%) Java
6 4 (2.06%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.06%) MATLAB
6 4 (2.06%) PHP
7 2 (1.03%) Ada
7 2 (1.03%) Ada 83
7 2 (1.03%) Ada 95
7 2 (1.03%) C#
7 2 (1.03%) C++
8 1 (0.52%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.52%) Perl
8 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.52%) Tcl
8 1 (0.52%) VB
8 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (20.62%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (18.04%) Security Cleared
3 34 (17.53%) SC Cleared
4 27 (13.92%) Degree
5 26 (13.40%) CCNP
6 14 (7.22%) CCIE
6 14 (7.22%) CCNA
7 11 (5.67%) CCDP
8 5 (2.58%) CCA
8 5 (2.58%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (2.58%) HND
9 4 (2.06%) ACMT
9 4 (2.06%) MCSE
9 4 (2.06%) MCTS
9 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.55%) HNC
10 3 (1.55%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.55%) JNCIE
10 3 (1.55%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.03%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.64%) SLA
2 5 (2.58%) QA
3 2 (1.03%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.52%) DO-254
4 1 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.52%) JTAG
4 1 (0.52%) MiFID
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (15.98%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.22%) Xen
3 7 (3.61%) BitLocker
3 7 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.09%) XenApp
4 6 (3.09%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.58%) Firmware
5 5 (2.58%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.06%) vCloud
7 3 (1.55%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.55%) XenServer
8 2 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.03%) vSphere
9 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (9.28%) SCCM
2 14 (7.22%) WSUS
3 9 (4.64%) OPNET
4 6 (3.09%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (2.06%) Casper Suite
5 4 (2.06%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.06%) vMotion
6 2 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.03%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (1.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.03%) vRealize
7 1 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.52%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 67 (34.54%) Cisco
2 24 (12.37%) Citrix
3 21 (10.82%) HP
4 20 (10.31%) CheckPoint
4 20 (10.31%) Palo Alto
5 19 (9.79%) Microsoft
6 18 (9.28%) F5
6 18 (9.28%) Juniper
7 15 (7.73%) VMware
8 14 (7.22%) Apple
9 10 (5.15%) Dell
9 10 (5.15%) Riverbed
10 8 (4.12%) Fortinet
10 8 (4.12%) Nokia
11 6 (3.09%) Google
11 6 (3.09%) SolarWinds
11 6 (3.09%) Symantec
11 6 (3.09%) Tufin
12 5 (2.58%) EMC
13 4 (2.06%) Red Hat
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
IntaPeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 8 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch
Huxley
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + flexible working
Posted: 7 days ago
South East England
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 7 days ago