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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 399 448 376
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -72
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 179 116 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.27% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 33 24
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£375 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £218 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 32
Average hourly rate £41.25 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.35 £25.50 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.20 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.61%
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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1792 1874 2060
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +26 109 £350 +0.71% 20
London +6 26 £450 +20.00% 7
East Midlands +1 11 £450 - 5
South West -7 10 - - 14
West Midlands -11 10 £425 +25.00% 5
Yorkshire -8 8 £335 +61.44% 4
East of England +3 4 £310 - 11
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 3
Design Engineer
UK

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 140 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 120 (38.96%) Cisco
3 90 (29.22%) Network Design
4 67 (21.75%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (21.75%) CheckPoint
5 66 (21.43%) Firewall
6 65 (21.10%) OSPF
7 57 (18.51%) Degree
8 47 (15.26%) Microsoft
9 44 (14.29%) BGP
10 43 (13.96%) Security Cleared
11 40 (12.99%) CCNP
12 36 (11.69%) Network Security
13 35 (11.36%) VPN
14 33 (10.71%) SC Cleared
14 33 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
15 30 (9.74%) Juniper
16 29 (9.42%) VoIP
17 28 (9.09%) RIP
17 28 (9.09%) MS Excel
18 27 (8.77%) Linux
18 27 (8.77%) Cisco Nexus
19 26 (8.44%) F5
19 26 (8.44%) WLAN
20 25 (8.12%) Windows
20 25 (8.12%) CCDP
20 25 (8.12%) Risk Assessment
21 24 (7.79%) CISSP
21 24 (7.79%) MPLS
22 23 (7.47%) 3G

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (4.55%) Lync
2 4 (1.30%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.97%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.65%) IIS
5 1 (0.32%) Documentum
Applications
1 28 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.49%) MS Office
3 19 (6.17%) AutoCAD
4 15 (4.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.30%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.97%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.65%) Office 365
3 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 66 (21.43%) Firewall
2 65 (21.10%) OSPF
3 44 (14.29%) BGP
4 36 (11.69%) Network Security
5 35 (11.36%) VPN
6 33 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (9.42%) VoIP
8 28 (9.09%) RIP
9 27 (8.77%) Cisco Nexus
10 26 (8.44%) WLAN
11 24 (7.79%) MPLS
12 23 (7.47%) 3G
12 23 (7.47%) 4G
12 23 (7.47%) Wireless
13 22 (7.14%) IPsec
13 22 (7.14%) LAN
14 21 (6.82%) Radio Access Network
15 19 (6.17%) LTE
16 17 (5.52%) Internet
17 15 (4.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.60%) MongoDB
2 7 (2.27%) MySQL
3 2 (0.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.32%) dBASE
4 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.30%) RequisitePro
2 3 (0.97%) StarTeam
2 3 (0.97%) JIRA
3 1 (0.32%) Selenium
3 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.32%) SpecFlow
General
1 140 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 17 (5.52%) Finance
3 15 (4.87%) Electronics
4 9 (2.92%) Retail
5 6 (1.95%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.30%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.97%) Legal
7 3 (0.97%) Advertising
7 3 (0.97%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.97%) Billing
7 3 (0.97%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.97%) Military
7 3 (0.97%) French Language
8 2 (0.65%) Banking
8 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.65%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Marketing
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.27%) Web Services
2 5 (1.62%) XMPP
3 4 (1.30%) JSON
4 3 (0.97%) JSP
4 3 (0.97%) SOAP
4 3 (0.97%) XML
4 3 (0.97%) REST
5 1 (0.32%) Laravel
5 1 (0.32%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.32%) HTML
5 1 (0.32%) .NET
5 1 (0.32%) CSS
5 1 (0.32%) RESTful
5 1 (0.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.90%) SecurID
3 11 (3.57%) Clustering
4 8 (2.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (1.30%) IVR
5 4 (1.30%) IPTV
5 4 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (1.30%) Replication
6 3 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.65%) VHDL
7 2 (0.65%) CESG
7 2 (0.65%) PKI
8 1 (0.32%) Verilog
8 1 (0.32%) PMI
8 1 (0.32%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.32%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.32%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.32%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.77%) Linux
2 25 (8.12%) Windows
3 7 (2.27%) CentOS
4 4 (1.30%) Fedora
5 3 (0.97%) Android
5 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.65%) AIX
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.65%) SUSE
6 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.32%) Solaris
7 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (29.22%) Network Design
2 25 (8.12%) Risk Assessment
3 22 (7.14%) ITIL
4 17 (5.52%) Load Balancing
5 14 (4.55%) Validation
6 13 (4.22%) Demand Forecasting
7 12 (3.90%) Network Management
7 12 (3.90%) eTOM
8 11 (3.57%) Software Engineering
8 11 (3.57%) Migration
9 10 (3.25%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (2.92%) Network Planning
11 8 (2.60%) Requirements Management
11 8 (2.60%) Project Management
11 8 (2.60%) UML
11 8 (2.60%) Test Strategy
11 8 (2.60%) Use Case
11 8 (2.60%) V-Model
12 7 (2.27%) Reverse Engineering
12 7 (2.27%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.90%) SQL
2 9 (2.92%) Lisp
3 4 (1.30%) C
3 4 (1.30%) C#
3 4 (1.30%) Java
3 4 (1.30%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.97%) VB
4 3 (0.97%) VB6
4 3 (0.97%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.65%) VBA
5 2 (0.65%) C++
6 1 (0.32%) PHP
6 1 (0.32%) Python
6 1 (0.32%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 67 (21.75%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (18.51%) Degree
3 43 (13.96%) Security Cleared
4 40 (12.99%) CCNP
5 33 (10.71%) SC Cleared
6 25 (8.12%) CCDP
7 24 (7.79%) CISSP
8 23 (7.47%) CCIE
9 16 (5.19%) CCNA
10 7 (2.27%) HND
11 5 (1.62%) CCSP
11 5 (1.62%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (1.30%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.97%) JNCIS
13 3 (0.97%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.65%) HNC
14 2 (0.65%) CCIP
15 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.19%) PCI DSS
2 8 (2.60%) QA
3 3 (0.97%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 20 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.92%) Firmware
3 7 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.95%) vSphere
5 5 (1.62%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.30%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.30%) iptables
7 3 (0.97%) NFS
8 1 (0.32%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 13 (4.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (2.27%) NSN NetAct
2 7 (2.27%) OPNET
3 5 (1.62%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (1.30%) HAProxy
5 3 (0.97%) SCCM
5 3 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.97%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.65%) Puppet
6 2 (0.65%) SCOM
6 2 (0.65%) Ansible
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.32%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 120 (38.96%) Cisco
2 67 (21.75%) CheckPoint
3 47 (15.26%) Microsoft
4 30 (9.74%) Juniper
5 26 (8.44%) F5
6 22 (7.14%) Nokia
7 17 (5.52%) HP
7 17 (5.52%) Fortinet
8 16 (5.19%) Tufin
9 14 (4.55%) TOWER Software
9 14 (4.55%) VMware
10 13 (4.22%) Red Hat
10 13 (4.22%) SAP
11 12 (3.90%) TippingPoint
12 11 (3.57%) AlgoSec
12 11 (3.57%) Ericsson
12 11 (3.57%) BMC
12 11 (3.57%) Blue Coat
13 10 (3.25%) Citrix
14 9 (2.92%) EMC
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £22 - £29 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 9 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £20 - £40 per hour + DOE
Posted: 9 days ago
North Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
South West England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £26 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £10 - £10000 per hour + DOE
Posted: 18 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £555.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £1000 - £10000 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
South East England
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £1000 - £10000 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £30.00 - £40.00 per hour + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago