The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 17 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.65% 0.72% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.17% 0.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £33.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford 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
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
116 119 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 89.92% 86.23% 86.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 84 36
Average daily rate £325 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 11 (84.62%) Ethernet
1 11 (84.62%) Telecoms
2 9 (69.23%) Huawei
2 9 (69.23%) LTE
2 9 (69.23%) Ericsson
2 9 (69.23%) Nokia
3 7 (53.85%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (53.85%) 3G
4 6 (46.15%) ATM
4 6 (46.15%) SDH
4 6 (46.15%) NEC
5 5 (38.46%) Network Planning
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (38.46%) DWDM
5 5 (38.46%) MPLS
6 4 (30.77%) CCIE
6 4 (30.77%) VPN
6 4 (30.77%) IPsec
6 4 (30.77%) Firewall
7 3 (23.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 3 (23.08%) Network Management
7 3 (23.08%) Validation
7 3 (23.08%) Redback
7 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco
7 3 (23.08%) SNMP
7 3 (23.08%) Juniper
7 3 (23.08%) BGP
7 3 (23.08%) Radware
8 2 (15.38%) RSVP

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Ethernet
2 9 (69.23%) LTE
3 7 (53.85%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (53.85%) 3G
4 6 (46.15%) ATM
4 6 (46.15%) SDH
5 5 (38.46%) DWDM
5 5 (38.46%) MPLS
6 4 (30.77%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) IPsec
6 4 (30.77%) VPN
7 3 (23.08%) SNMP
7 3 (23.08%) BGP
8 2 (15.38%) RSVP
8 2 (15.38%) VRRP
8 2 (15.38%) 2G
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (15.38%) OSPF
8 2 (15.38%) UMTS
8 2 (15.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
General
1 11 (84.62%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Network Planning
2 3 (23.08%) Validation
2 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) Network Management
3 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) CCSP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Ericsson
1 9 (69.23%) Nokia
1 9 (69.23%) Huawei
2 6 (46.15%) NEC
3 3 (23.08%) Redback
3 3 (23.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (23.08%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Radware
4 2 (15.38%) BT
4 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Mapinfo
5 1 (7.69%) Nortel
5 1 (7.69%) Ciena