The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 55 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.20% - 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £33.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.51% -11.33%
Design Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
441 433 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 90.18% 91.93% 96.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 207 243
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 69 79
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £37.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Design Engineer in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Design Engineer across the Essex region.

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Design Engineer across the Essex region.

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
Basildon - - - - 1
Design Engineer
East of England

Design Engineer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) IBM SmartCloud
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) COM+
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Software AG
1 1 (50.00%) webMethods
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) VMware

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IBM SmartCloud
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) COM+
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Software AG
1 1 (50.00%) webMethods
1 1 (50.00%) VMware