The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 85 101 83
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.088% 0.25% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.26% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £375 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -4.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £320 £340
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Design Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1076 1516 1130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 94.89% 93.87% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 1011 755
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 47 33
Median hourly rate £14.57 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.00 £9.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Design Engineer in the job title.

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Leeds region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Dell
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) SAS
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) MPLS
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) DSL
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) VRRP
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 4 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 4 (50.00%) NETGEAR
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 4 (50.00%) vMotion
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Licensing
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 4 (50.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) DSL
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
1 4 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 4 (50.00%) MPLS
1 4 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
1 4 (50.00%) VRRP
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (12.50%) DMZ
3 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
3 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Licensing
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (12.50%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCDP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) vMotion
2 1 (12.50%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (12.50%) OPNET
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Dell
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) NETGEAR
2 4 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) BMC
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Motorola
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk
3 1 (12.50%) TippingPoint