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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 498 438 438
Rank change year-on-year
-60 0
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 98 157 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 55 36
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £386 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £34.90 £27.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +12.50%
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
44628 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29078 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -29 55 £425 +8.97% 15
London +4 15 £380 +18.75% 2
West Midlands -13 8 - - 5
East of England +6 6 £348 -0.71% 3
South West +2 5 - - 5
Yorkshire -19 5 £320 -13.51% 7
North West -18 2 - - 7
North East - 1 - - 1
Design Engineer
UK

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 88 (44.90%) Cisco
1 88 (44.90%) Network Design
2 63 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (29.08%) Telecoms
4 52 (26.53%) Firewall
5 50 (25.51%) CCNP
5 50 (25.51%) WAN
6 44 (22.45%) Security Cleared
7 43 (21.94%) LAN
8 40 (20.41%) SC Cleared
9 31 (15.82%) CheckPoint
10 29 (14.80%) VPN
10 29 (14.80%) CCIE
11 27 (13.78%) OSPF
11 27 (13.78%) BGP
11 27 (13.78%) Degree
11 27 (13.78%) Data Centre
12 26 (13.27%) MPLS
12 26 (13.27%) C
13 24 (12.24%) Network Security
14 23 (11.73%) F5
15 22 (11.22%) Juniper
16 21 (10.71%) 3G
16 21 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
17 20 (10.20%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (10.20%) Electronics
18 19 (9.69%) Finance
18 19 (9.69%) Configuration Management
18 19 (9.69%) Wireless
19 16 (8.16%) EIGRP

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (0.51%) Alfresco
1 1 (0.51%) CMS
1 1 (0.51%) Documentum
1 1 (0.51%) LiveLink
Applications
1 13 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.08%) MS Office
3 5 (2.55%) AutoCAD
3 5 (2.55%) PTC Creo
4 4 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.53%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (1.02%) Siemens NX
6 2 (1.02%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.51%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.51%) MODO
7 1 (0.51%) MS Project
7 1 (0.51%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.51%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.51%) Simulink
7 1 (0.51%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (26.53%) Firewall
2 50 (25.51%) WAN
3 43 (21.94%) LAN
4 29 (14.80%) VPN
5 27 (13.78%) BGP
5 27 (13.78%) OSPF
6 26 (13.27%) MPLS
7 24 (12.24%) Network Security
8 21 (10.71%) 3G
8 21 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (10.20%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (9.69%) Wireless
11 16 (8.16%) 4G
11 16 (8.16%) DNS
11 16 (8.16%) EIGRP
12 15 (7.65%) LTE
13 13 (6.63%) TCP/IP
14 12 (6.12%) 2G
14 12 (6.12%) SNMP
15 11 (5.61%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.51%) MS Access
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (7.65%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (4.59%) StarTeam
3 2 (1.02%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.51%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 57 (29.08%) Telecoms
2 20 (10.20%) Electronics
3 19 (9.69%) Finance
4 11 (5.61%) Aerospace
5 8 (4.08%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.04%) Automotive
7 3 (1.53%) Military
8 2 (1.02%) Local Government
9 1 (0.51%) Back Office
9 1 (0.51%) French Language
9 1 (0.51%) Legal
9 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.51%) Publishing
9 1 (0.51%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.53%) XML
2 2 (1.02%) Leaflet
2 2 (1.02%) XMPP
3 1 (0.51%) .NET
3 1 (0.51%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.51%) Django
3 1 (0.51%) REST
3 1 (0.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.78%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 11 (5.61%) VHDL
3 6 (3.06%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.04%) PKI
5 3 (1.53%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.53%) Handset
5 3 (1.53%) Verilog
6 2 (1.02%) Physics
7 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.51%) Life Science
7 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) Telematics
7 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.06%) Linux
1 6 (3.06%) Windows
2 4 (2.04%) Unix
3 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.51%) AIX
5 1 (0.51%) Android
5 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.51%) SUSE
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (44.90%) Network Design
2 19 (9.69%) Configuration Management
3 13 (6.63%) Migration
3 13 (6.63%) Validation
4 10 (5.10%) Load Balancing
4 10 (5.10%) Requirements Management
5 9 (4.59%) High Availability
6 8 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (4.08%) ITIL
6 8 (4.08%) Mentoring
6 8 (4.08%) WAN Optimisation
7 7 (3.57%) Capacity Management
7 7 (3.57%) Schematic Capture
8 6 (3.06%) Load Testing
8 6 (3.06%) Network Management
8 6 (3.06%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (3.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (3.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (3.06%) UML
9 5 (2.55%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.27%) C
2 8 (4.08%) C++
3 3 (1.53%) Assembly Language
3 3 (1.53%) C#
3 3 (1.53%) SQL
4 2 (1.02%) Embedded C
4 2 (1.02%) Embedded C++
4 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.02%) Python
5 1 (0.51%) Java
5 1 (0.51%) MapBasic
5 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.51%) Ruby
5 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (25.51%) CCNP
3 44 (22.45%) Security Cleared
4 40 (20.41%) SC Cleared
5 29 (14.80%) CCIE
6 27 (13.78%) Degree
7 15 (7.65%) CCNA
8 11 (5.61%) HND
9 10 (5.10%) HNC
10 7 (3.57%) JNCIP
11 6 (3.06%) CCDP
11 6 (3.06%) JNCIA
12 5 (2.55%) CCSA
12 5 (2.55%) CCSE
12 5 (2.55%) JNCIE
12 5 (2.55%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.02%) CCVP
13 2 (1.02%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.10%) QA
2 7 (3.57%) DO-254
3 6 (3.06%) SLA
4 5 (2.55%) IEC 61508
4 5 (2.55%) JTAG
5 2 (1.02%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.51%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.51%) NEBOSH
6 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (8.16%) Firmware
2 6 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.53%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.51%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.57%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.04%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (1.53%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (1.53%) OPNET
4 2 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.51%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.51%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.51%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (0.51%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.51%) Nessus
5 1 (0.51%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.51%) vRealize
Vendors
1 88 (44.90%) Cisco
2 31 (15.82%) CheckPoint
3 23 (11.73%) F5
4 22 (11.22%) Juniper
5 12 (6.12%) HP
5 12 (6.12%) Riverbed
6 10 (5.10%) Huawei
6 10 (5.10%) Microsoft
7 9 (4.59%) Citrix
7 9 (4.59%) EMC
7 9 (4.59%) Ericsson
8 8 (4.08%) Blue Coat
8 8 (4.08%) Fortinet
9 7 (3.57%) SolarWinds
9 7 (3.57%) VMware
10 6 (3.06%) Meraki
10 6 (3.06%) Palo Alto
10 6 (3.06%) Tufin
11 5 (2.55%) IronPort
11 5 (2.55%) Red Hat
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