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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 545 446 447
Rank change year-on-year
-99 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 86 166 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.35% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 75 37
Median daily rate £369 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £280 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 24
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £35.30 £28.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £44.70 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
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
48408 48020 46900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.98% 94.73% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31915 29666 29143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
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 £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1365 1919 1953
Median 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 £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -55 34 £350 - 11
West Midlands -13 13 £359 -15.58% 2
South West -1 10 £290 - 5
London -28 10 £388 -13.88% 3
North West +1 6 £316 - 7
East of England +10 5 - - 5
Yorkshire -8 5 £425 +41.66% 3
East Midlands +2 2 - - 1
Design Engineer
UK

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 78 (43.09%) Cisco
2 76 (41.99%) Network Design
3 60 (33.15%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (27.62%) Telecoms
5 48 (26.52%) CCNP
6 47 (25.97%) Security Cleared
7 46 (25.41%) SC Cleared
8 38 (20.99%) Firewall
9 35 (19.34%) WAN
10 33 (18.23%) LAN
11 29 (16.02%) C
12 28 (15.47%) BGP
13 27 (14.92%) Degree
14 25 (13.81%) Finance
14 25 (13.81%) Data Centre
14 25 (13.81%) F5
15 23 (12.71%) OSPF
16 22 (12.15%) Rational DOORS
17 21 (11.60%) VPN
18 18 (9.94%) Network Security
18 18 (9.94%) CCNA
18 18 (9.94%) CheckPoint
19 17 (9.39%) Wireless
19 17 (9.39%) Electronics
19 17 (9.39%) CCIE
20 15 (8.29%) SNMP
21 14 (7.73%) Requirements Management
21 14 (7.73%) Juniper
22 13 (7.18%) Configuration Management
22 13 (7.18%) Aerospace

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
2 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.87%) MS Office
3 5 (2.76%) AutoCAD
4 4 (2.21%) PTC Creo
4 4 (2.21%) Simulink
5 3 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.66%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 3 (1.66%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.10%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.55%) CATIA
7 1 (0.55%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.55%) MODO
7 1 (0.55%) MS Project
7 1 (0.55%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.55%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.55%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.55%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.66%) Office 365
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (20.99%) Firewall
2 35 (19.34%) WAN
3 33 (18.23%) LAN
4 28 (15.47%) BGP
5 23 (12.71%) OSPF
6 21 (11.60%) VPN
7 18 (9.94%) Network Security
8 17 (9.39%) Wireless
9 15 (8.29%) SNMP
10 13 (7.18%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (6.08%) FTP
12 10 (5.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 10 (5.52%) MPLS
12 10 (5.52%) VoIP
13 9 (4.97%) DNS
13 9 (4.97%) HSRP
14 8 (4.42%) 3G
14 8 (4.42%) 4G
14 8 (4.42%) DOCSIS
15 7 (3.87%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (12.15%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (6.08%) StarTeam
3 3 (1.66%) 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 50 (27.62%) Telecoms
2 25 (13.81%) Finance
3 17 (9.39%) Electronics
4 13 (7.18%) Aerospace
5 8 (4.42%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.31%) Retail
7 4 (2.21%) Avionics
7 4 (2.21%) Banking
7 4 (2.21%) Local Government
8 3 (1.66%) Automotive
8 3 (1.66%) Marketing
8 3 (1.66%) Military
9 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.55%) Back Office
10 1 (0.55%) Billing
10 1 (0.55%) French Language
10 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.55%) Legal
10 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.66%) XML
2 2 (1.10%) .NET
2 2 (1.10%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.10%) XMPP
3 1 (0.55%) Django
3 1 (0.55%) Leaflet
3 1 (0.55%) REST
3 1 (0.55%) SOAP
3 1 (0.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.81%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.08%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (5.52%) VHDL
4 9 (4.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (2.76%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.21%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.66%) CAN bus
7 3 (1.66%) PKI
8 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.10%) Verilog
9 1 (0.55%) DataPower
9 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.55%) IVR
9 1 (0.55%) Life Science
9 1 (0.55%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.42%) Windows
2 5 (2.76%) Linux
3 3 (1.66%) Unix
4 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.10%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.55%) AIX
5 1 (0.55%) Android
5 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.55%) SUSE
5 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (41.99%) Network Design
2 14 (7.73%) Requirements Management
3 13 (7.18%) Configuration Management
3 13 (7.18%) Migration
4 11 (6.08%) Validation
5 8 (4.42%) UML
6 7 (3.87%) Network Management
6 7 (3.87%) Schematic Capture
7 6 (3.31%) CAD
7 6 (3.31%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (3.31%) Load Balancing
7 6 (3.31%) SysML
8 5 (2.76%) Capacity Management
8 5 (2.76%) Change Management
8 5 (2.76%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (2.21%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (2.21%) Network Architecture
9 4 (2.21%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (2.21%) WAN Optimisation
10 3 (1.66%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.02%) C
2 6 (3.31%) C++
2 6 (3.31%) MATLAB
3 2 (1.10%) Assembly Language
3 2 (1.10%) C#
3 2 (1.10%) Java
3 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.10%) Python
3 2 (1.10%) SQL
4 1 (0.55%) Ada
4 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.55%) Perl
4 1 (0.55%) PHP
4 1 (0.55%) Tcl
4 1 (0.55%) VB
4 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (33.15%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (26.52%) CCNP
3 47 (25.97%) Security Cleared
4 46 (25.41%) SC Cleared
5 27 (14.92%) Degree
6 18 (9.94%) CCNA
7 17 (9.39%) CCIE
8 9 (4.97%) CCDP
8 9 (4.97%) HND
9 5 (2.76%) HNC
10 3 (1.66%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.10%) JNCIE
11 2 (1.10%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.55%) CCIP
12 1 (0.55%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.55%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.63%) QA
2 4 (2.21%) SLA
3 3 (1.66%) DO-254
4 2 (1.10%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.10%) JTAG
5 1 (0.55%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.55%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.55%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 11 (6.08%) Firmware
2 9 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.87%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.55%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.55%) vCloud
4 1 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (4.97%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.76%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (1.66%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (1.66%) OPNET
4 2 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.10%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.55%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.55%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.55%) SCCM
5 1 (0.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 78 (43.09%) Cisco
2 25 (13.81%) F5
3 18 (9.94%) CheckPoint
4 14 (7.73%) Juniper
5 11 (6.08%) VMware
6 10 (5.52%) Microsoft
7 9 (4.97%) HP
8 7 (3.87%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.87%) Riverbed
9 6 (3.31%) Fortinet
9 6 (3.31%) Nokia
9 6 (3.31%) Palo Alto
10 5 (2.76%) Citrix
11 4 (2.21%) BMC
11 4 (2.21%) EMC
11 4 (2.21%) Huawei
11 4 (2.21%) Meraki
11 4 (2.21%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.66%) Blue Coat
13 2 (1.10%) BT
Devon
Amoria Bond
Rate: £10 - £60 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £540 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier Engineering
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxfordshire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago