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 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Design Engineer
England / South East
Rank 176 201 183
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 59 55 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 0.66% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.70% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 22
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £492 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £350 £393
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -10.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 3
Median hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.68 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £38.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +8.10%

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
6821 7896 8507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.22% 94.22% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3941 4626 4618
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 412 416
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £11.48 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £39.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +11 21 £400 +23.07% 2
Hampshire +5 19 £425 - 1
West Sussex +7 5 £325 - 1
Surrey +18 3 £375 +17.18% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 3 £425 -
Middlesex - 3 £435 -
Oxfordshire -2 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Design Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (36.26%) Cisco
2 31 (34.07%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (27.47%) Telecoms
4 24 (26.37%) CCNP
5 22 (24.18%) Network Design
5 22 (24.18%) Degree
5 22 (24.18%) Security Cleared
6 21 (23.08%) Manufacturing
7 19 (20.88%) CCIE
8 18 (19.78%) CCNA
9 17 (18.68%) EMC
10 16 (17.58%) Schematic Capture
11 15 (16.48%) OrCAD
11 15 (16.48%) RFID
12 14 (15.38%) Contactless
12 14 (15.38%) SC Cleared
12 14 (15.38%) Unified Communications
13 12 (13.19%) Electronics
13 12 (13.19%) VoIP
13 12 (13.19%) Migration
14 10 (10.99%) Ethernet
14 10 (10.99%) Firewall
14 10 (10.99%) Cisco UCCX
14 10 (10.99%) Cisco CUCM
14 10 (10.99%) Chartered Engineer
14 10 (10.99%) Cisco UCCE
14 10 (10.99%) RS-232
15 9 (9.89%) C
16 8 (8.79%) LAN
16 8 (8.79%) Microsoft

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 (2.20%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.20%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.10%) TPMS
Applications
1 15 (16.48%) OrCAD
2 4 (4.40%) MS Office
2 4 (4.40%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.10%) CATIA
4 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.10%) PTC Creo
4 1 (1.10%) Solid Edge
4 1 (1.10%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.20%) IaaS
2 2 (2.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.48%) RFID
2 14 (15.38%) Unified Communications
3 12 (13.19%) VoIP
4 10 (10.99%) Ethernet
4 10 (10.99%) Firewall
4 10 (10.99%) RS-232
5 8 (8.79%) LAN
5 8 (8.79%) SNMP
6 7 (7.69%) WAN
7 6 (6.59%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (6.59%) FTP
7 6 (6.59%) NFC
8 5 (5.49%) Network Security
9 4 (4.40%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (4.40%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (3.30%) SAN
10 3 (3.30%) Wireless
11 2 (2.20%) 3G
11 2 (2.20%) MPLS
11 2 (2.20%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (5.49%) StarTeam
2 2 (2.20%) MSI
General
1 25 (27.47%) Telecoms
2 21 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 12 (13.19%) Electronics
4 7 (7.69%) Finance
5 3 (3.30%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.30%) Retail
6 2 (2.20%) Automotive
7 1 (1.10%) Avionics
7 1 (1.10%) Legal
7 1 (1.10%) Marketing
7 1 (1.10%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Contactless
2 8 (8.79%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.79%) Smartcard
3 5 (5.49%) Virtual Team
4 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.20%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.20%) VHDL
7 1 (1.10%) CCTV
7 1 (1.10%) FMCG
7 1 (1.10%) IVR
7 1 (1.10%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) Windows
2 3 (3.30%) Linux
3 2 (2.20%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.20%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.18%) Network Design
2 16 (17.58%) Schematic Capture
3 12 (13.19%) Migration
4 7 (7.69%) Validation
5 6 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.59%) Requirements Management
6 5 (5.49%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.49%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.49%) Performance Engineering
7 4 (4.40%) Analytics
7 4 (4.40%) Feasibility Study
7 4 (4.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.30%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (3.30%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.30%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.20%) CAD
9 2 (2.20%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.20%) Information Security
9 2 (2.20%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.89%) C
2 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.20%) VBScript
3 1 (1.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (34.07%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (26.37%) CCNP
3 22 (24.18%) Degree
3 22 (24.18%) Security Cleared
4 19 (20.88%) CCIE
5 18 (19.78%) CCNA
6 14 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 10 (10.99%) Chartered Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) DV Cleared
9 5 (5.49%) HND
10 4 (4.40%) HNC
11 2 (2.20%) CCDP
11 2 (2.20%) MCSA
11 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.10%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) QA
2 3 (3.30%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.20%) SLA
4 1 (1.10%) DO-254
4 1 (1.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.10%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Firmware
1 4 (4.40%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) Cisco CUCM
1 10 (10.99%) Cisco UCCE
1 10 (10.99%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 33 (36.26%) Cisco
2 17 (18.68%) EMC
3 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.49%) CheckPoint
4 5 (5.49%) HP
5 4 (4.40%) F5
6 3 (3.30%) Juniper
6 3 (3.30%) VMware
7 2 (2.20%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.20%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.10%) Avaya
8 1 (1.10%) PTC
8 1 (1.10%) SAP
8 1 (1.10%) Xilinx
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