The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Guildford region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 26 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.75% 2.35% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 2.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £270 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -6.34%
Job Titles Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
187 193 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 85.78% 90.61% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 85 55
Average daily rate £360 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 9
Average hourly rate £15.86 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.21% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £51.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Design Engineer
Surrey

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 24 April 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 6 (85.71%) Ethernet
1 6 (85.71%) 3G
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
1 6 (85.71%) Huawei
1 6 (85.71%) LTE
1 6 (85.71%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (71.43%) NEC
2 5 (71.43%) Ericsson
2 5 (71.43%) Nokia
2 5 (71.43%) Network Planning
2 5 (71.43%) DWDM
2 5 (71.43%) ATM
2 5 (71.43%) SDH
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) MS Access
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Nortel
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Ethernet
1 6 (85.71%) 3G
1 6 (85.71%) LTE
1 6 (85.71%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (71.43%) ATM
2 5 (71.43%) SDH
2 5 (71.43%) DWDM
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) 2G
3 1 (14.29%) BT 21CN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Network Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Game Development
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Huawei
2 5 (71.43%) NEC
2 5 (71.43%) Ericsson
2 5 (71.43%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) BT
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Nortel