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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 410 386 365
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 13 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.055% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 6
Average daily rate
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£310 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £235 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £555 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.90 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+21.10% -22.41%
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
21920 22774 20632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.32% 93.19% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15790 15744 13757
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £263
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 436 372 536
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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
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 +11 2 £393 +17.16% 2
Canary Wharf - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 12 (41.38%) Cisco
1 12 (41.38%) Telecoms
2 10 (34.48%) Firewall
3 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
4 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
5 5 (17.24%) Citrix
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (17.24%) VMware ESX
5 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (17.24%) Change Control
5 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
5 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Network Design
6 4 (13.79%) Firmware
6 4 (13.79%) CCNP
7 3 (10.34%) Juniper
7 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
7 3 (10.34%) Network Security
7 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (10.34%) Lync
7 3 (10.34%) Network Architecture
8 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (6.90%) CSS3
8 2 (6.90%) HTML5

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (10.34%) Lync
2 2 (6.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) Network Security
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (6.90%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) OSPF
3 2 (6.90%) LDAP
3 2 (6.90%) WLAN
3 2 (6.90%) RIP
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) VoIP
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) H.323
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless
4 1 (3.45%) VLAN
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) RequisitePro
General
1 12 (41.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Military
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) CSS3
1 2 (6.90%) HTML5
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.45%) GIS
3 1 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Change Control
1 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
1 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
2 4 (13.79%) Network Design
3 3 (10.34%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) MVC
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) CAD
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) UML
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.45%) eTOM
5 1 (3.45%) Use Case
5 1 (3.45%) V-Model
5 1 (3.45%) UX Design
5 1 (3.45%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) PHP5
1 2 (6.90%) C#
1 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.90%) PHP
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) CCNP
3 2 (6.90%) CCIE
4 1 (3.45%) HNC
4 1 (3.45%) PhD
4 1 (3.45%) CISSP
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
3 5 (17.24%) VMware ESX
3 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (13.79%) Firmware
5 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) Juniper
4 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) Avaya
5 1 (3.45%) SolidWorks
5 1 (3.45%) Polycom
5 1 (3.45%) Tandberg
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