The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 London 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 391 382 370
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 15 21 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.088% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.095% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 29
Average daily rate
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£275 £334 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.60% -19.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £262 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £385 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21143 22043 24232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.79% 92.40% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14595 14981 15695
Average daily rate £425 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 477 629
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Design Engineer
England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +23 4 £440 - 1
Enfield - - - -
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 10 (26.32%) Network Design
1 10 (26.32%) Degree
2 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco
4 7 (18.42%) Project Management
5 6 (15.79%) DWDM
5 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.79%) SDH
5 6 (15.79%) Ericsson
5 6 (15.79%) C
5 6 (15.79%) Windows
5 6 (15.79%) Huawei
5 6 (15.79%) Business Development
5 6 (15.79%) Time Management
5 6 (15.79%) Network Management
6 5 (13.16%) C#
6 5 (13.16%) CAD
6 5 (13.16%) Firewall
7 4 (10.53%) Linux
8 3 (7.89%) Statistics
8 3 (7.89%) Big Data
8 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
8 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (7.89%) SCCM
8 3 (7.89%) UML
8 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
8 3 (7.89%) ITIL
8 3 (7.89%) SQL
8 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
8 3 (7.89%) MS Office

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) AutoCAD
2 2 (5.26%) Pro/ENGINEER
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) SDH
1 6 (15.79%) DWDM
2 5 (13.16%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) Network Security
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.26%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) LDAP
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
4 1 (2.63%) RIP
4 1 (2.63%) SAN
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) MPLS
4 1 (2.63%) OSPF
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.63%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.63%) VLAN
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.89%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) WebLOAD
General
1 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Games
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Statistics
1 3 (7.89%) Firmware
2 2 (5.26%) DTV
2 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.26%) Physics
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Network Design
2 7 (18.42%) Project Management
3 6 (15.79%) Business Development
3 6 (15.79%) Time Management
3 6 (15.79%) Network Management
4 5 (13.16%) CAD
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 3 (7.89%) UML
6 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.26%) DNA
6 2 (5.26%) Validation
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Scrum
6 2 (5.26%) TDD
6 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Software Distribution
6 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.26%) Load Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) C
2 5 (13.16%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) CCNP
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.63%) CISSP
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Cisco
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Ericsson
2 6 (15.79%) Huawei
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.26%) SolidWorks
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix
4 2 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (2.63%) Dell
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) F5
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