The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.27% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£348 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +37.50%
Design Engineer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
349 229 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 92.57% 95.42% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 127 118
Average daily rate £385 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £120 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 17
Average hourly rate £21.75 £17.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.94% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £12.42 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.40 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate 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 22 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) F5