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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 388 413 416
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 46 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.085% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.090% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 8
Median daily rate £450 £463 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +63.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £370 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.63% -4.00%
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
21038 22323 22486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.03% 94.76% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15053 15655 15400
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 367 417
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.82 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.15 £52.17 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +40 3 £475 +1.06% 1
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 24 (43.64%) Windows
1 24 (43.64%) Cisco
2 22 (40.00%) Network Design
3 17 (30.91%) Citrix
4 16 (29.09%) Active Directory
5 15 (27.27%) SCCM
6 14 (25.45%) Xen
6 14 (25.45%) WSUS
6 14 (25.45%) Finance
6 14 (25.45%) Apple
6 14 (25.45%) Project Management
7 13 (23.64%) Data Centre
8 12 (21.82%) Palo Alto
8 12 (21.82%) Firewall
9 11 (20.00%) Wireless
9 11 (20.00%) WAN
10 9 (16.36%) ITIL
10 9 (16.36%) BGP
10 9 (16.36%) HP
10 9 (16.36%) Riverbed
11 8 (14.55%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (14.55%) Cisco Wireless
11 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (14.55%) Linux
11 8 (14.55%) LAN
11 8 (14.55%) Banking
12 7 (12.73%) OPNET
12 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
12 7 (12.73%) Windows 10
12 7 (12.73%) Cisco ASA

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) Firewall
2 11 (20.00%) WAN
2 11 (20.00%) Wireless
3 9 (16.36%) BGP
4 8 (14.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (14.55%) Cisco Wireless
4 8 (14.55%) LAN
5 7 (12.73%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (9.09%) Multicast
6 5 (9.09%) NetScaler
6 5 (9.09%) VPN
6 5 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (7.27%) HSRP
7 4 (7.27%) Junos
7 4 (7.27%) MPLS
7 4 (7.27%) OSPF
7 4 (7.27%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (5.45%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (5.45%) GLBP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Financial Institution
3 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.45%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Electronics
5 1 (1.82%) Front Office
5 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Middleware
2 2 (3.64%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.91%) Device Driver
3 5 (9.09%) Cloud Native
4 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.27%) CMDB
4 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.82%) Equities
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.82%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 24 (43.64%) Windows
2 8 (14.55%) Linux
3 7 (12.73%) Windows 10
4 6 (10.91%) Mac OS X
4 6 (10.91%) Windows 8
4 6 (10.91%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.45%) Android
5 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.45%) Solaris
5 3 (5.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.82%) Unix
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Network Design
2 14 (25.45%) Project Management
3 9 (16.36%) ITIL
4 6 (10.91%) Change Management
4 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (10.91%) Migration
4 6 (10.91%) Network Management
4 6 (10.91%) Translating Business Requirements
4 6 (10.91%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.09%) Change Control
5 5 (9.09%) Patch Management
5 5 (9.09%) Software Distribution
5 5 (9.09%) Use Case
6 4 (7.27%) Network Architecture
7 3 (5.45%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.45%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) Bash Shell
1 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
1 6 (10.91%) Python
2 1 (1.82%) C#
2 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.91%) CCNP
3 5 (9.09%) CCIE
3 5 (9.09%) Degree
4 4 (7.27%) ACMT
4 4 (7.27%) CCA
4 4 (7.27%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (7.27%) MCSE
4 4 (7.27%) MCTS
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CCDA
5 1 (1.82%) CCNA
5 1 (1.82%) CWNA
5 1 (1.82%) HNC
5 1 (1.82%) HND
5 1 (1.82%) JNCIE
5 1 (1.82%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) MiFID
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (29.09%) Active Directory
2 14 (25.45%) Xen
3 6 (10.91%) BitLocker
3 6 (10.91%) XenApp
3 6 (10.91%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (27.27%) SCCM
2 14 (25.45%) WSUS
3 7 (12.73%) OPNET
4 4 (7.27%) Casper Suite
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (3.64%) FortiGate
5 2 (3.64%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Cisco
2 17 (30.91%) Citrix
3 14 (25.45%) Apple
4 12 (21.82%) Palo Alto
5 9 (16.36%) HP
5 9 (16.36%) Riverbed
6 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
7 6 (10.91%) Dell
7 6 (10.91%) Google
7 6 (10.91%) SolarWinds
7 6 (10.91%) Symantec
7 6 (10.91%) Tufin
8 5 (9.09%) Juniper
9 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
10 3 (5.45%) Aruba
10 3 (5.45%) ProCurve
10 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
10 3 (5.45%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.64%) Blue Coat
11 2 (3.64%) F5
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