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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 133 131 133
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 4 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.067% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.073% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
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
2892 2728 3162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.52% 91.79% 92.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1651 1346 1589
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 200 220
Average hourly rate £16.63 £17.50 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -0.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Design Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 15 September 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
Lancashire -19 4 £300 -
Merseyside - - - -
Manchester - - - - 4
Cheshire - - - - 1
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) ODBC
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) DMZ
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
5 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) DMZ
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ERwin
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) ODBC
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
1 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
1 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Finite Element Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) EAI
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) Informatica
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