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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 506 495 461
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 100 118 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 56 36
Median daily rate £400 £413 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-10.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 28
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £34.75 £33.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £42.50 £42.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
46756 47408 46705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.70% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30937 29879 29302
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1327 1880 1986
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -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 30 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 30 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 30 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 -22 36 £325 -3.34% 8
London -2 25 £450 - 3
West Midlands -14 14 £359 -15.58% 9
South West -6 9 £290 -27.50% 5
East of England +10 6 - - 10
Yorkshire +2 4 £425 +41.66% 4
North West -14 4 £316 -29.72% 5
East Midlands +6 1 - - 1
Design Engineer
UK

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 73 (39.46%) Cisco
2 72 (38.92%) Network Design
3 54 (29.19%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (28.11%) Telecoms
5 42 (22.70%) CCNP
5 42 (22.70%) SC Cleared
5 42 (22.70%) Security Cleared
6 36 (19.46%) Firewall
7 34 (18.38%) WAN
8 30 (16.22%) BGP
9 29 (15.68%) LAN
10 28 (15.14%) Degree
11 27 (14.59%) Finance
12 26 (14.05%) C
13 25 (13.51%) Data Centre
14 22 (11.89%) F5
14 22 (11.89%) Wireless
14 22 (11.89%) OSPF
15 20 (10.81%) Rational DOORS
16 19 (10.27%) CCNA
17 18 (9.73%) Electronics
17 18 (9.73%) VPN
18 17 (9.19%) Windows
18 17 (9.19%) CheckPoint
19 15 (8.11%) SNMP
20 14 (7.57%) Migration
20 14 (7.57%) Network Security
21 13 (7.03%) Cisco Nexus
21 13 (7.03%) VMware
21 13 (7.03%) Requirements Management

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 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (1.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.54%) Resin
2 1 (0.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.78%) MS Office
3 4 (2.16%) PTC Creo
3 4 (2.16%) Simulink
4 3 (1.62%) AutoCAD
4 3 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.62%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 3 (1.62%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.08%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.54%) CATIA
6 1 (0.54%) MODO
6 1 (0.54%) MS Project
6 1 (0.54%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.54%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.54%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.62%) Office 365
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.54%) IaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (19.46%) Firewall
2 34 (18.38%) WAN
3 30 (16.22%) BGP
4 29 (15.68%) LAN
5 22 (11.89%) OSPF
5 22 (11.89%) Wireless
6 18 (9.73%) VPN
7 15 (8.11%) SNMP
8 14 (7.57%) Network Security
9 13 (7.03%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (6.49%) VoIP
11 11 (5.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (5.95%) FTP
12 9 (4.86%) Cisco Wireless
12 9 (4.86%) HSRP
12 9 (4.86%) MPLS
13 8 (4.32%) DNS
13 8 (4.32%) DOCSIS
14 7 (3.78%) 3G
14 7 (3.78%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (10.81%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (5.95%) StarTeam
3 3 (1.62%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.54%) Subversion
5 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 52 (28.11%) Telecoms
2 27 (14.59%) Finance
3 18 (9.73%) Electronics
4 11 (5.95%) Aerospace
5 8 (4.32%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.24%) Banking
6 6 (3.24%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.24%) Retail
7 4 (2.16%) Avionics
7 4 (2.16%) Local Government
8 3 (1.62%) Automotive
8 3 (1.62%) Marketing
8 3 (1.62%) Military
9 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.54%) Back Office
10 1 (0.54%) Billing
10 1 (0.54%) Front Office
10 1 (0.54%) Legal
10 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.62%) Middleware
1 3 (1.62%) XML
2 2 (1.08%) .NET
2 2 (1.08%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.54%) Django
3 1 (0.54%) REST
3 1 (0.54%) SOAP
3 1 (0.54%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.86%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (4.32%) VHDL
4 7 (3.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (3.24%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.16%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.62%) CAN bus
8 2 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.08%) PKI
9 1 (0.54%) Equities
9 1 (0.54%) FMCG
9 1 (0.54%) Handset
9 1 (0.54%) IVR
9 1 (0.54%) Life Science
9 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.54%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.54%) Verilog
9 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.19%) Windows
2 8 (4.32%) Linux
3 5 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.16%) Unix
5 3 (1.62%) Solaris
6 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.08%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.54%) AIX
7 1 (0.54%) Android
7 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (38.92%) Network Design
2 14 (7.57%) Migration
3 13 (7.03%) Requirements Management
4 12 (6.49%) Configuration Management
5 9 (4.86%) Validation
6 8 (4.32%) Network Management
7 7 (3.78%) Schematic Capture
8 6 (3.24%) CAD
8 6 (3.24%) Capacity Management
8 6 (3.24%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (3.24%) UML
9 5 (2.70%) Change Control
9 5 (2.70%) Change Management
9 5 (2.70%) Data Management
9 5 (2.70%) ITIL
9 5 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (2.16%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.16%) Embedded Software Development
10 4 (2.16%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.16%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.05%) C
2 6 (3.24%) MATLAB
3 5 (2.70%) C++
4 3 (1.62%) SQL
5 2 (1.08%) C#
5 2 (1.08%) Java
5 2 (1.08%) Python
6 1 (0.54%) Ada
6 1 (0.54%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.54%) Perl
6 1 (0.54%) PHP
6 1 (0.54%) Tcl
6 1 (0.54%) VB
6 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (29.19%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (22.70%) CCNP
2 42 (22.70%) SC Cleared
2 42 (22.70%) Security Cleared
3 28 (15.14%) Degree
4 19 (10.27%) CCNA
5 13 (7.03%) CCIE
6 9 (4.86%) CCDP
6 9 (4.86%) HND
7 4 (2.16%) HNC
8 3 (1.62%) JNCIA
8 3 (1.62%) JNCIE
8 3 (1.62%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.54%) CCIP
10 1 (0.54%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.54%) CWNA
10 1 (0.54%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.49%) QA
2 7 (3.78%) SLA
3 2 (1.08%) DO-254
4 1 (0.54%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.54%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.54%) JTAG
4 1 (0.54%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 11 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.78%) Firmware
4 3 (1.62%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.62%) Xen
4 3 (1.62%) XenServer
5 1 (0.54%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (3.24%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (3.24%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.16%) SCCM
3 3 (1.62%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (1.62%) OPNET
3 3 (1.62%) WSUS
4 2 (1.08%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.54%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (0.54%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 73 (39.46%) Cisco
2 22 (11.89%) F5
3 17 (9.19%) CheckPoint
4 13 (7.03%) Juniper
4 13 (7.03%) VMware
5 10 (5.41%) Citrix
6 9 (4.86%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.78%) HP
7 7 (3.78%) Microsoft
7 7 (3.78%) Nokia
7 7 (3.78%) Riverbed
8 5 (2.70%) Fortinet
8 5 (2.70%) Palo Alto
9 4 (2.16%) BMC
9 4 (2.16%) Huawei
10 3 (1.62%) Apple
10 3 (1.62%) Aruba
10 3 (1.62%) Blue Coat
10 3 (1.62%) BT
10 3 (1.62%) EMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Volt
Rate: Neg
Posted: 13 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Oho Group
Rate: £35 - 45 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
Oho Group
Rate: £30 - 45 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Oho Group
Rate: £30 - 40 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago
Devon
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago
Devon
Amoria Bond
Rate: £10 - £60 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tangent International
Rate: To be discussed
Posted: 3 days ago