The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Design Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank 82 107 89
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 13 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.93% 0.10% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.11% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £350 £393
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -10.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +6.66%

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
1328 1844 1366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.27% 94.90% 96.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 837 1056 807
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £230 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 55 69
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £25.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Design Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Design Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Network Security
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (52.94%) MPLS
3 9 (52.94%) CCSP
3 9 (52.94%) Fortinet
3 9 (52.94%) FortiGate
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 2 (11.76%) DHCP
6 2 (11.76%) DNS
6 2 (11.76%) CISSP
6 2 (11.76%) zOS
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
6 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
6 2 (11.76%) Network Design
6 2 (11.76%) Blockchain
7 1 (5.88%) Banking
7 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (5.88%) VLAN
7 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
7 1 (5.88%) Verint
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) CATIA
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
1 11 (64.71%) Network Security
2 9 (52.94%) MPLS
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.88%) SMTP
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blockchain
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (11.76%) Network Design
2 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Server Building
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Validation
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (52.94%) CCSP
3 2 (11.76%) CISSP
4 1 (5.88%) CCDA
4 1 (5.88%) CCDP
4 1 (5.88%) CCIE
4 1 (5.88%) CCNP
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Fortinet
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Verint
2 1 (5.88%) VMware