The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.61%
Design Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1495 1171 896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.17% 93.08% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 615 410
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 58 76
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.52 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% -17.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £30.60 £40.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) XMPP
3 1 (25.00%) Polycom
3 1 (25.00%) Tandberg
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) xDSL
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Lync
3 1 (25.00%) Modbus
3 1 (25.00%) Profibus
3 1 (25.00%) CAN bus
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) DWDM
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) CAD

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ISDN
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DWDM
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) OSPF
1 1 (25.00%) BGP
1 1 (25.00%) H.323
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) xDSL
1 1 (25.00%) Modbus
1 1 (25.00%) Profibus
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (25.00%) CAN bus
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CAD
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Polycom
2 1 (25.00%) Tandberg
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