The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Design Engineer
England / South East
Rank 196 214 169
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 45 48 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.55% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.58% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 31
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £344 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £492 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £40.13 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -9.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -20.00%

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
7207 8291 9155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.66% 94.51% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4203 5055 4892
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 379 430
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.11 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 23 February 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +29 19 £400 +14.28%
Hampshire -7 15 £425 -5.55% 3
Buckinghamshire - 4 £425 -
Surrey +12 3 £353 +0.71% 3
Middlesex - 2 £435 - 1
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 South East region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (42.31%) Cisco
2 40 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (32.69%) CCNP
4 31 (29.81%) Network Design
5 27 (25.96%) Telecoms
5 27 (25.96%) Security Cleared
6 24 (23.08%) CCNA
6 24 (23.08%) CCIE
7 22 (21.15%) Degree
8 21 (20.19%) Manufacturing
9 20 (19.23%) Unified Communications
10 18 (17.31%) SC Cleared
10 18 (17.31%) VoIP
11 17 (16.35%) EMC
11 17 (16.35%) Schematic Capture
12 16 (15.38%) Cisco UCCX
12 16 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
12 16 (15.38%) Cisco UCCE
12 16 (15.38%) Migration
13 15 (14.42%) Firewall
13 15 (14.42%) RFID
13 15 (14.42%) OrCAD
14 13 (12.50%) Contactless
14 13 (12.50%) LAN
15 12 (11.54%) Electronics
16 11 (10.58%) WAN
17 10 (9.62%) Chartered Engineer
17 10 (9.62%) RS-232
17 10 (9.62%) Ethernet
18 9 (8.65%) SNMP

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.92%) Skype for Business
1 2 (1.92%) TPMS
Applications
1 15 (14.42%) OrCAD
2 4 (3.85%) MS Office
3 3 (2.88%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (1.92%) CATIA
4 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.92%) Solid Edge
5 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.96%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.96%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.92%) IaaS
1 2 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.23%) Unified Communications
2 18 (17.31%) VoIP
3 15 (14.42%) Firewall
3 15 (14.42%) RFID
4 13 (12.50%) LAN
5 11 (10.58%) WAN
6 10 (9.62%) Ethernet
6 10 (9.62%) RS-232
7 9 (8.65%) SNMP
8 8 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (6.73%) FTP
10 6 (5.77%) NFC
10 6 (5.77%) Wireless
11 5 (4.81%) 3G
11 5 (4.81%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (4.81%) Network Security
12 4 (3.85%) 4G
13 3 (2.88%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (2.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 3 (2.88%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (5.77%) StarTeam
2 2 (1.92%) MSI
General
1 27 (25.96%) Telecoms
2 21 (20.19%) Manufacturing
3 12 (11.54%) Electronics
4 5 (4.81%) Finance
5 3 (2.88%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.88%) Automotive
6 2 (1.92%) Retail
7 1 (0.96%) Avionics
7 1 (0.96%) Marketing
7 1 (0.96%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) Contactless
2 9 (8.65%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.73%) Smartcard
4 6 (5.77%) Virtual Team
5 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.92%) IVR
7 2 (1.92%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.92%) VHDL
8 1 (0.96%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.96%) PKI
8 1 (0.96%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.81%) Windows
2 3 (2.88%) Linux
3 2 (1.92%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.81%) Network Design
2 17 (16.35%) Schematic Capture
3 16 (15.38%) Migration
4 9 (8.65%) Mentoring
5 7 (6.73%) Validation
6 6 (5.77%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.77%) Performance Engineering
6 6 (5.77%) Requirements Management
7 5 (4.81%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (4.81%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (3.85%) Analytics
8 4 (3.85%) Feasibility Study
8 4 (3.85%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.88%) CAD
9 3 (2.88%) High Availability
9 3 (2.88%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (2.88%) Programme Management
9 3 (2.88%) Service Management
9 3 (2.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.65%) C
2 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.92%) VBScript
3 1 (0.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 40 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (32.69%) CCNP
3 27 (25.96%) Security Cleared
4 24 (23.08%) CCIE
4 24 (23.08%) CCNA
5 22 (21.15%) Degree
6 18 (17.31%) SC Cleared
7 10 (9.62%) Chartered Engineer
8 8 (7.69%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.85%) HND
10 3 (2.88%) CCDP
10 3 (2.88%) HNC
11 2 (1.92%) MCSA
11 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.96%) CCIP
12 1 (0.96%) CCNP Voice
12 1 (0.96%) CCSA
12 1 (0.96%) CCSE
12 1 (0.96%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.96%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.88%) SLA
3 2 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.96%) DO-254
4 1 (0.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) Firmware
2 3 (2.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.96%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
1 16 (15.38%) Cisco UCCE
1 16 (15.38%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.96%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 44 (42.31%) Cisco
2 17 (16.35%) EMC
3 8 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 7 (6.73%) F5
4 7 (6.73%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.77%) Fortinet
6 5 (4.81%) HP
7 4 (3.85%) Juniper
8 2 (1.92%) Nokia
8 2 (1.92%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.92%) Samsung
8 2 (1.92%) VMware
9 1 (0.96%) Avaya
9 1 (0.96%) Cadence
9 1 (0.96%) PTC
9 1 (0.96%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.96%) SAP
9 1 (0.96%) Xilinx
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