The first table below looks at the demand for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxford region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.47% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £321 £316
% change year-on-year
+8.94% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
199 201 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 92.99% 97.10% 97.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 118 157
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 37
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.45 £13.43 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Design Engineer
Oxfordshire

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Design Engineer
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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%) Firewall
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco