The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 65 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.26% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£390 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £30.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -21.05%
Design Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
707 366 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 92.66% 93.61% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 197 242
Average daily rate £435 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £467 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 32 34
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -17.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £8.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.50 £29.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - - - -
Design Engineer
South East

Design Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) ADSL
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Altera
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (50.00%) ADSL
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (50.00%) Altera
1 1 (50.00%) F5
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