The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Design Engineer
England / North West
Rank 113 151 139
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 23 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.87% 0.079% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.083% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £41.23 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -20.00%

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
2496 3594 3102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.87% 94.98% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1560 2142 1701
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 195 198
Median hourly rate £18.00 £28.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.28% +48.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.80 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +24 17 £450 -
Cheshire - 3 £325 - 2
Cumbria +10 2 - -
Lancashire +8 1 - -
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 North West region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (60.00%) Firewall
1 18 (60.00%) Network Security
2 15 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (43.33%) FortiGate
3 13 (43.33%) Fortinet
3 13 (43.33%) MPLS
3 13 (43.33%) CCSP
4 7 (23.33%) Network Design
5 6 (20.00%) Finance
6 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (10.00%) Validation
8 3 (10.00%) Banking
8 3 (10.00%) DNS
8 3 (10.00%) Cisco
8 3 (10.00%) Windows
8 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
9 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
9 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
9 2 (6.67%) Degree
9 2 (6.67%) Blockchain
9 2 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 2 (6.67%) Privileged Access Management
9 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
9 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
9 2 (6.67%) LAN
9 2 (6.67%) MS Project

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Project
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) CATIA
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) Firewall
1 18 (60.00%) Network Security
2 13 (43.33%) MPLS
3 3 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (6.67%) BGP
4 2 (6.67%) DHCP
4 2 (6.67%) LAN
4 2 (6.67%) OSPF
4 2 (6.67%) VLAN
4 2 (6.67%) VPN
4 2 (6.67%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.33%) SMTP
5 1 (3.33%) VoIP
5 1 (3.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Blockchain
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MSI
1 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Avionics
3 1 (3.33%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) zOS
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Network Design
2 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.00%) Validation
4 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) ITSM
4 2 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (6.67%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) Service Management
4 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) Network Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Product Management
5 1 (3.33%) Server Building
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (43.33%) CCSP
3 2 (6.67%) CCDP
3 2 (6.67%) CCNP
3 2 (6.67%) CISSP
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) CCDA
4 1 (3.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Fortinet
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.33%) F5
4 1 (3.33%) Forcepoint
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Verint
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) ZyXEL
North West England
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago