The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 28 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 126 127 137
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.25% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.28% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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£400 £345 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +64.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2990 2528 2827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.97% 90.29% 91.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1763 1248 1433
Average daily rate £350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 185 191
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% -1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.02 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.57 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire +5 3 £400 +15.94% 2
Manchester - 1 - - 7
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) ODBC
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) C
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Mitel
4 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
4 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 2 (18.18%) Middleware
4 2 (18.18%) DMZ

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) DMZ
4 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 1 (9.09%) Modbus
4 1 (9.09%) Profibus
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (9.09%) PowerCenter
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ERwin
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) ODBC
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) CAN bus
2 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (9.09%) EAI
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) CAD
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Finite Element Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Mitel
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Informatica
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