The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 201 156 199
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +43
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 52 100 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 1.08% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.15% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 8
Average daily rate £425 £396 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% -2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +28.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £34.75 £30.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £44.25 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +10.86%
Design Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8034 8717 7813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.91% 93.76% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4854 4667 4070
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 421 454
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.28 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Design Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +19 26 £445 -1.11% 7
Berkshire -51 17 £338 -15.62%
Surrey -6 4 £350 +12.90% 5
Oxfordshire -3 2 £303 -22.43% 2
West Sussex - 2 - - 2
Kent - 1 - -
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 39 (44.32%) Telecoms
2 38 (43.18%) Cisco
3 37 (42.05%) Network Design
4 28 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (25.00%) CCNP
5 22 (25.00%) 3G
6 20 (22.73%) Firewall
7 17 (19.32%) 4G
7 17 (19.32%) Degree
7 17 (19.32%) Security Cleared
8 16 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 16 (18.18%) LTE
9 15 (17.05%) CheckPoint
10 14 (15.91%) WAN
10 14 (15.91%) Network Security
11 13 (14.77%) Configuration Management
12 12 (13.64%) 2G
12 12 (13.64%) Finance
13 11 (12.50%) F5
13 11 (12.50%) LAN
13 11 (12.50%) C
13 11 (12.50%) SNMP
14 10 (11.36%) CCNA
14 10 (11.36%) High Availability
14 10 (11.36%) Huawei
15 9 (10.23%) QA
15 9 (10.23%) Radio Access Network
15 9 (10.23%) MPLS
15 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
16 8 (9.09%) FTP

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.82%) MS Office
3 4 (4.55%) AutoCAD
3 4 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.14%) MicroStation
4 1 (1.14%) MS Project
4 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.14%) OrCAD
4 1 (1.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.14%) ProjectWise
4 1 (1.14%) PTC Creo
4 1 (1.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.00%) 3G
2 20 (22.73%) Firewall
3 17 (19.32%) 4G
4 16 (18.18%) LTE
5 14 (15.91%) Network Security
5 14 (15.91%) WAN
6 12 (13.64%) 2G
7 11 (12.50%) LAN
7 11 (12.50%) SNMP
8 9 (10.23%) MPLS
8 9 (10.23%) Radio Access Network
9 8 (9.09%) BGP
9 8 (9.09%) FTP
9 8 (9.09%) OSPF
10 7 (7.95%) Ethernet
11 6 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (6.82%) SDH
11 6 (6.82%) Value-Added Service
11 6 (6.82%) VoLTE
11 6 (6.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
1 8 (9.09%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.14%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.14%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (44.32%) Telecoms
2 12 (13.64%) Finance
3 4 (4.55%) Electronics
3 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.27%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.14%) Automotive
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Local Government
5 1 (1.14%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) XML
2 1 (1.14%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.55%) Handset
3 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (2.27%) VHDL
4 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.14%) Physics
4 1 (1.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) Linux
2 3 (3.41%) Windows
2 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.27%) Unix
4 1 (1.14%) SUSE
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.05%) Network Design
2 13 (14.77%) Configuration Management
3 10 (11.36%) High Availability
4 8 (9.09%) Requirements Management
5 7 (7.95%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (6.82%) Capacity Management
6 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.68%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (5.68%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.55%) Change Control
8 4 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.55%) Project Management
9 3 (3.41%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.41%) Migration
9 3 (3.41%) Network Architecture
9 3 (3.41%) Network Management
10 2 (2.27%) Use Case
10 2 (2.27%) Validation
11 1 (1.14%) CAD
11 1 (1.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.50%) C
2 3 (3.41%) SQL
3 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.14%) C#
4 1 (1.14%) C++
4 1 (1.14%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 28 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (25.00%) CCNP
3 17 (19.32%) Degree
3 17 (19.32%) Security Cleared
4 16 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 10 (11.36%) CCNA
6 8 (9.09%) CCIE
7 4 (4.55%) HND
8 3 (3.41%) HNC
9 2 (2.27%) CCVP
10 1 (1.14%) BICSI Certification
10 1 (1.14%) BICSI RCDD
10 1 (1.14%) CCDP
10 1 (1.14%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) QA
2 7 (7.95%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.14%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.14%) NEBOSH
3 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.27%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.14%) Nessus
3 1 (1.14%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.14%) OPNET
Vendors
1 38 (43.18%) Cisco
2 15 (17.05%) CheckPoint
3 11 (12.50%) F5
4 10 (11.36%) Huawei
5 8 (9.09%) Ericsson
6 5 (5.68%) Juniper
7 4 (4.55%) BT
7 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.55%) NEC
8 3 (3.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 3 (3.41%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.27%) Ciena
9 2 (2.27%) Mapinfo
9 2 (2.27%) Nokia
9 2 (2.27%) Verint
10 1 (1.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (1.14%) Citrix
10 1 (1.14%) Embarcadero
10 1 (1.14%) EMC
10 1 (1.14%) Nortel
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