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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 238 249 156
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -93
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 23 23 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.23% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.25% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 17
Median daily rate £463 £260 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.88% -30.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £252 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £412 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 - £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
7704 9351 8799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.76% 94.73% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4701 5621 4842
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 438 469
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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
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 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 10 £350 -22.22% 2
Hampshire +20 8 £575 - 5
West Sussex - 3 £315 - 5
Surrey +7 2 £280 +9.80% 8
Design Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 24 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 18 (30.00%) Network Design
3 17 (28.33%) Degree
4 15 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 15 (25.00%) Cisco
5 12 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (15.00%) Firewall
7 8 (13.33%) CCNP
7 8 (13.33%) SLA
8 7 (11.67%) Juniper
8 7 (11.67%) CheckPoint
8 7 (11.67%) Electronics
9 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
9 6 (10.00%) Wireless
9 6 (10.00%) SNMP
10 5 (8.33%) C
10 5 (8.33%) HND
10 5 (8.33%) Windows
10 5 (8.33%) CCNA
10 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
10 5 (8.33%) EMC
10 5 (8.33%) CCIE
10 5 (8.33%) BGP
10 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 5 (8.33%) Finance
10 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
10 5 (8.33%) SOLIDWORKS
10 5 (8.33%) VMware
10 5 (8.33%) Data Management

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 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.33%) Resin
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) SOLIDWORKS
2 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS Office
3 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.00%) OrCAD
4 1 (1.67%) Solid Edge
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) Firewall
2 6 (10.00%) SNMP
2 6 (10.00%) Wireless
3 5 (8.33%) BGP
4 4 (6.67%) FTP
4 4 (6.67%) Network Security
4 4 (6.67%) OSPF
5 3 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (5.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (5.00%) LAN
5 3 (5.00%) MPLS
5 3 (5.00%) RFID
5 3 (5.00%) RS-232
5 3 (5.00%) WAN
6 2 (3.33%) 3G
6 2 (3.33%) LTE
6 2 (3.33%) VoLTE
7 1 (1.67%) 4G
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.67%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Big Data
1 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (6.67%) StarTeam
General
1 24 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.67%) Electronics
3 5 (8.33%) Finance
3 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.67%) REST
1 1 (1.67%) SOAP
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.00%) Contactless
2 3 (5.00%) FMCG
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (3.33%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) CCTV
4 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.67%) Handset
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.67%) Statistics
4 1 (1.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Network Design
2 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (8.33%) Data Management
3 4 (6.67%) Migration
3 4 (6.67%) Requirements Management
3 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (5.00%) CAD
4 3 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (5.00%) Schematic Capture
4 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (5.00%) Validation
5 2 (3.33%) Change Management
5 2 (3.33%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (3.33%) Network Architecture
5 2 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (1.67%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (1.67%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (1.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) C
2 4 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (1.67%) Java
3 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) Degree
2 15 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (13.33%) CCNP
5 5 (8.33%) CCIE
5 5 (8.33%) CCNA
5 5 (8.33%) HND
6 4 (6.67%) HNC
7 3 (5.00%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) CCDP
8 2 (3.33%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.67%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.67%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) SLA
2 5 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) DO-254
3 1 (1.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (5.00%) XenServer
3 2 (3.33%) vCloud
4 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Cisco
2 7 (11.67%) CheckPoint
2 7 (11.67%) Juniper
3 5 (8.33%) EMC
3 5 (8.33%) Palo Alto
3 5 (8.33%) VMware
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.00%) Citrix
6 2 (3.33%) F5
7 1 (1.67%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.67%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.67%) HP
7 1 (1.67%) Huawei
7 1 (1.67%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.67%) Nokia
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