The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 409 422 419
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 22 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.053% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.056% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 8
Median daily rate £450 £380 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £362 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £461 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £316 £340
% change year-on-year
+34.38% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.89%
Design Engineer
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20419 21560 22362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 95.11% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14600 15240 16105
Median daily rate £475 £450 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 350 445
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Design Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 3 £464 +23.66% 1
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 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 London region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (38.18%) Cisco
2 20 (36.36%) Windows
2 20 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 19 (34.55%) Citrix
4 17 (30.91%) Apple
4 17 (30.91%) Network Design
4 17 (30.91%) Xen
4 17 (30.91%) WSUS
4 17 (30.91%) SCCM
5 15 (27.27%) Finance
6 14 (25.45%) HP
6 14 (25.45%) ITIL
7 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
7 13 (23.64%) Python
7 13 (23.64%) Dell
7 13 (23.64%) Mac OS X
7 13 (23.64%) Symantec
7 13 (23.64%) PowerShell
7 13 (23.64%) XenApp
7 13 (23.64%) XenDesktop
7 13 (23.64%) Bash Shell
7 13 (23.64%) Infrastructure Management
7 13 (23.64%) BitLocker
7 13 (23.64%) Windows 10
7 13 (23.64%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 12 (21.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (21.82%) Google
8 12 (21.82%) Project Management
9 11 (20.00%) Use Case
9 11 (20.00%) Software Distribution

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) G Suite
2 1 (1.82%) GitHub
2 1 (1.82%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (16.36%) Firewall
3 6 (10.91%) Wireless
4 5 (9.09%) WAN
5 4 (7.27%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (7.27%) LAN
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (5.45%) NetScaler
6 3 (5.45%) VPN
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (3.64%) DWDM
7 2 (3.64%) SDH
8 1 (1.82%) BGP
8 1 (1.82%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.82%) Multicast
8 1 (1.82%) OSPF
8 1 (1.82%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.82%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
2 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Cloud Native
1 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) CMDB
2 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.27%) MPEG
3 3 (5.45%) Blockchain
3 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Equities
4 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Windows
2 13 (23.64%) Mac OS X
2 13 (23.64%) Windows 10
3 10 (18.18%) Android
3 10 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 10 (18.18%) Linux
3 10 (18.18%) Ubuntu
4 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.91%) Windows 8
5 6 (10.91%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Network Design
2 14 (25.45%) ITIL
3 13 (23.64%) Infrastructure Management
3 13 (23.64%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 12 (21.82%) Project Management
5 11 (20.00%) Patch Management
5 11 (20.00%) Software Distribution
5 11 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 11 (20.00%) Use Case
6 6 (10.91%) Change Management
6 6 (10.91%) Network Management
7 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 5 (9.09%) Migration
8 4 (7.27%) Network Architecture
9 3 (5.45%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.64%) DevOps
11 1 (1.82%) PDM
11 1 (1.82%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) Bash Shell
1 13 (23.64%) PowerShell
1 13 (23.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.91%) CCIE
2 6 (10.91%) CCNP
3 5 (9.09%) ACMT
3 5 (9.09%) CCA
3 5 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (9.09%) MCSE
3 5 (9.09%) MCTS
3 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.27%) CCNA
4 4 (7.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 17 (30.91%) Xen
3 13 (23.64%) BitLocker
3 13 (23.64%) XenApp
3 13 (23.64%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.82%) Docker
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (30.91%) SCCM
1 17 (30.91%) WSUS
2 6 (10.91%) OPNET
3 5 (9.09%) Casper Suite
4 1 (1.82%) Ansible
4 1 (1.82%) Control-M
4 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) Cisco
2 19 (34.55%) Citrix
3 17 (30.91%) Apple
4 14 (25.45%) HP
5 13 (23.64%) Dell
5 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
5 13 (23.64%) Symantec
6 12 (21.82%) Google
7 10 (18.18%) Palo Alto
8 9 (16.36%) ServiceNow
9 7 (12.73%) Riverbed
10 6 (10.91%) Juniper
10 6 (10.91%) SolarWinds
10 6 (10.91%) Tufin
11 5 (9.09%) F5
12 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
13 2 (3.64%) Blue Coat
13 2 (3.64%) Ciena
13 2 (3.64%) Huawei
14 1 (1.82%) ProCurve