The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oldham 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oldham 8.33% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 8.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.05%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oldham 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
Oldham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
12 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oldham 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate £300 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £30.00 £9.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.66% +200.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Design Engineer
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oldham 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 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) xDSL
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oldham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) xDSL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper