The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire 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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank - 23 14
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire - 1.75% 4.88%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.63% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £310 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.90 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+21.10% -22.41%
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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 Renfrewshire 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
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
121 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 79.61% 66.67% 82.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 28 21
Average daily rate £349 £350 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £292 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Design Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) IBM

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) IBM