The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Design Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 59 76 59
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 8 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.14% 0.21% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.22% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £350 £391
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -10.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
640 894 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.43% 94.60% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 513 464
Median daily rate £413 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 55 17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £33.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.71% +71.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £135.00 £54.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Reading region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) CCIE
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) Unified Communications
3 10 (76.92%) CCNP
3 10 (76.92%) CCNA
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco
4 9 (69.23%) Migration
5 8 (61.54%) VoIP
5 8 (61.54%) Cisco UCCX
5 8 (61.54%) Cisco UCCE
6 7 (53.85%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
8 5 (38.46%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
8 5 (38.46%) Network Design
9 3 (23.08%) Virtual Team
10 2 (15.38%) High Availability
10 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (15.38%) SCCP
10 2 (15.38%) QSIG
10 2 (15.38%) H.323
10 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 1 (7.69%) PBX
11 1 (7.69%) PSTN
11 1 (7.69%) CTI
11 1 (7.69%) IVR
11 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
11 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
11 1 (7.69%) Network Security

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Unified Communications
2 8 (61.54%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) H.323
3 2 (15.38%) QSIG
3 2 (15.38%) SCCP
4 1 (7.69%) CTI
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) PBX
4 1 (7.69%) PSTN
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
2 5 (38.46%) Network Design
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) CCIE
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (76.92%) CCNA
2 10 (76.92%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco UCCE
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco UCCX
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft