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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 239 184 171
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 34 83 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.83% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.88% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 22
Median daily rate £350 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £439 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £33.75 £43.75 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +80.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.05 £42.75 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £44.75 £32.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
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
9184 9388 8744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.24% 94.32% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5566 5157 4802
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 452 483
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £50.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Hampshire +5 18 £350 -19.07% 1
Berkshire -26 12 £375 +7.14% 1
Oxfordshire +9 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire +8 1 £550 +83.33% 1
Surrey -19 1 - - 4
Design Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 39 (44.83%) Network Design
2 38 (43.68%) Telecoms
3 37 (42.53%) Cisco
4 33 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (31.03%) CCNP
6 22 (25.29%) Degree
6 22 (25.29%) SC Cleared
6 22 (25.29%) Security Cleared
7 19 (21.84%) C
8 16 (18.39%) F5
9 15 (17.24%) Firewall
9 15 (17.24%) SNMP
10 14 (16.09%) Finance
10 14 (16.09%) Network Security
11 12 (13.79%) QA
11 12 (13.79%) CCNA
11 12 (13.79%) Configuration Management
12 11 (12.64%) FTP
12 11 (12.64%) StarTeam
12 11 (12.64%) Requirements Management
12 11 (12.64%) Rational DOORS
13 9 (10.34%) CheckPoint
13 9 (10.34%) BGP
14 8 (9.20%) OSPF
14 8 (9.20%) LAN
14 8 (9.20%) WAN
14 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
14 8 (9.20%) Data Centre
15 7 (8.05%) 4G
15 7 (8.05%) Cisco Nexus

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 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (2.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.75%) MS Office
3 3 (3.45%) AutoCAD
4 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.15%) MicroStation
5 1 (1.15%) MS Project
5 1 (1.15%) OrCAD
5 1 (1.15%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (1.15%) ProjectWise
5 1 (1.15%) PTC Creo
5 1 (1.15%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (1.15%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.24%) Firewall
1 15 (17.24%) SNMP
2 14 (16.09%) Network Security
3 11 (12.64%) FTP
4 9 (10.34%) BGP
5 8 (9.20%) LAN
5 8 (9.20%) OSPF
5 8 (9.20%) WAN
6 7 (8.05%) 3G
6 7 (8.05%) 4G
6 7 (8.05%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (8.05%) DOCSIS
6 7 (8.05%) VoIP
6 7 (8.05%) VPN
7 6 (6.90%) MPLS
8 5 (5.75%) 2G
8 5 (5.75%) HSRP
8 5 (5.75%) PSTN
8 5 (5.75%) VRRP
8 5 (5.75%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Rational DOORS
1 11 (12.64%) StarTeam
General
1 38 (43.68%) Telecoms
2 14 (16.09%) Finance
3 4 (4.60%) Electronics
3 4 (4.60%) Local Government
4 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Automotive
5 1 (1.15%) Billing
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (2.30%) VHDL
4 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.15%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Linux
2 3 (3.45%) Windows
3 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.30%) Unix
3 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.15%) SUSE
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.83%) Network Design
2 12 (13.79%) Configuration Management
3 11 (12.64%) Requirements Management
4 6 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (5.75%) Capacity Management
5 5 (5.75%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (4.60%) Network Management
7 3 (3.45%) Data Management
8 2 (2.30%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.30%) CRM
8 2 (2.30%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.30%) Migration
8 2 (2.30%) Schematic Capture
9 1 (1.15%) Digital Signal Processing
9 1 (1.15%) Matrix Management
9 1 (1.15%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.15%) Power Management
9 1 (1.15%) Reverse Engineering
9 1 (1.15%) Signal Processing
9 1 (1.15%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.84%) C
2 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.30%) SQL
3 1 (1.15%) Assembly Language
3 1 (1.15%) Java
3 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.15%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (31.03%) CCNP
3 22 (25.29%) Degree
3 22 (25.29%) SC Cleared
3 22 (25.29%) Security Cleared
4 12 (13.79%) CCNA
5 7 (8.05%) CCIE
5 7 (8.05%) HND
6 3 (3.45%) HNC
7 2 (2.30%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.15%) CCDP
8 1 (1.15%) CCIP
8 1 (1.15%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (1.15%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.15%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.79%) QA
2 4 (4.60%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.15%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.15%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 37 (42.53%) Cisco
2 16 (18.39%) F5
3 9 (10.34%) CheckPoint
4 7 (8.05%) Juniper
5 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.60%) Huawei
7 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.45%) VMware
8 2 (2.30%) Citrix
8 2 (2.30%) EMC
8 2 (2.30%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.15%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (1.15%) Arqiva
9 1 (1.15%) BT
9 1 (1.15%) Ciena
9 1 (1.15%) Cramer
9 1 (1.15%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.15%) Remedy
9 1 (1.15%) Virgin Media
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