The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 390 417 401
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 25 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.067% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.072% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 5
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£450 £390 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £248 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £64.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £33.25 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+9.77% -
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
21943 22179 23245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15426 15072 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 8 £465 +5.68%
Croydon - 2 £500 -
Paddington - 2 £450 -
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 25 (45.45%) Cisco
2 22 (40.00%) Network Design
3 21 (38.18%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (34.55%) Windows
5 18 (32.73%) Finance
6 17 (30.91%) Juniper
7 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 15 (27.27%) CCIE
8 13 (23.64%) LAN
8 13 (23.64%) Active Directory
9 12 (21.82%) WAN
9 12 (21.82%) VMware
9 12 (21.82%) Wireless
9 12 (21.82%) Data Centre
10 11 (20.00%) CCNP
10 11 (20.00%) CheckPoint
10 11 (20.00%) BGP
11 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
11 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (16.36%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (16.36%) Multicast
12 9 (16.36%) MPLS
12 9 (16.36%) Firewall
13 8 (14.55%) OSPF
13 8 (14.55%) Red Hat
13 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (14.55%) Linux
13 8 (14.55%) MCSE
13 8 (14.55%) Degree
13 8 (14.55%) Cisco ASA

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.45%) IIS
1 3 (5.45%) Lync
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) LAN
2 12 (21.82%) WAN
2 12 (21.82%) Wireless
3 11 (20.00%) BGP
4 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 9 (16.36%) MPLS
5 9 (16.36%) Firewall
5 9 (16.36%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (16.36%) Multicast
6 8 (14.55%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (14.55%) OSPF
7 7 (12.73%) IPsec
8 6 (10.91%) VPN
8 6 (10.91%) SAN
8 6 (10.91%) Internet
8 6 (10.91%) WLAN
9 5 (9.09%) EIGRP
9 5 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (9.09%) SSL
10 4 (7.27%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) MySQL
1 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) JIRA
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Advertising
3 3 (5.45%) French Language
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) SOAP
1 3 (5.45%) Web Services
1 3 (5.45%) XML
1 3 (5.45%) JSON
1 3 (5.45%) REST
2 2 (3.64%) XMPP
3 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) CESG
3 4 (7.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (5.45%) IPTV
4 3 (5.45%) VHDL
4 3 (5.45%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.64%) IVR
5 2 (3.64%) CMDB
6 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.82%) CCTV
6 1 (1.82%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) Windows
2 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (14.55%) Linux
4 5 (9.09%) SUSE
4 5 (9.09%) Android
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.45%) CentOS
5 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Network Design
2 7 (12.73%) Project Management
3 6 (10.91%) Low Latency
4 5 (9.09%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 4 (7.27%) ITIL
5 4 (7.27%) Change Management
6 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.45%) CAD
6 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (5.45%) Load Testing
6 3 (5.45%) Network Management
6 3 (5.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.82%) Service Management
8 1 (1.82%) Validation
8 1 (1.82%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.82%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.82%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) C
1 3 (5.45%) C#
1 3 (5.45%) C++
1 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
1 3 (5.45%) SQL
1 3 (5.45%) VB
1 3 (5.45%) Python
1 3 (5.45%) Assembly Language
1 3 (5.45%) MATLAB
1 3 (5.45%) VB6
1 3 (5.45%) Ruby
1 3 (5.45%) Erlang
1 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
1 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (38.18%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (27.27%) CCIE
3 11 (20.00%) CCNP
4 8 (14.55%) MCSE
4 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (14.55%) Degree
5 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
6 5 (9.09%) CISSP
7 4 (7.27%) CCNA
8 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.45%) JNCIA
8 3 (5.45%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.82%) MCSA
9 1 (1.82%) CCSA
9 1 (1.82%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 13 (23.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.45%) vSphere
3 3 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.45%) Firmware
3 3 (5.45%) NFS
4 2 (3.64%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.82%) Xen
5 1 (1.82%) XenApp
5 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.82%) OPNET
1 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (1.82%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 25 (45.45%) Cisco
2 17 (30.91%) Juniper
3 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 12 (21.82%) VMware
5 11 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 8 (14.55%) Red Hat
7 7 (12.73%) Citrix
8 5 (9.09%) Oracle
8 5 (9.09%) Blue Coat
9 4 (7.27%) Nokia
9 4 (7.27%) F5
10 3 (5.45%) Panasonic
10 3 (5.45%) SevOne
10 3 (5.45%) Brocade
10 3 (5.45%) Fortinet
10 3 (5.45%) Motorola
10 3 (5.45%) NetApp
10 3 (5.45%) HP
10 3 (5.45%) Dell
10 3 (5.45%) EMC
London
Cititec
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £470 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago