The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Design Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Design Engineer
Rank 430 422 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Design Engineer 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.022% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.024% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £488 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £492 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.34% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.00
Senior 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
21805 21262 22113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.80% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15767 14589 15407
Average daily rate £463 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 391 398
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Senior Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Senior Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior Design Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Design Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Senior Design Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Senior Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Design Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Network Design
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) OPNET
3 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (33.33%) Network Management
3 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Multicast
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10

Senior Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Design Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) DMZ
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Multicast
4 1 (16.67%) PBX
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Network Design
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Network Management
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) OPNET
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper