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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 235 165 190
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 29 86 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.93% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 1.02% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 11
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£318 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £489 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £321
% change year-on-year
- +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.63%
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
8816 8449 7886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.33% 91.83% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5214 4596 4076
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 407 548
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.14 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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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
Berkshire -38 14 £325 -28.57% 4
Hampshire -6 6 £349 +8.13% 3
Oxfordshire -20 4 £375 - 5
Surrey -9 3 £280 +1.81% 2
Middlesex +1 1 £298 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 66 (57.89%) Telecoms
2 30 (26.32%) Network Design
3 25 (21.93%) Degree
3 25 (21.93%) Cisco
4 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 18 (15.79%) VoIP
5 17 (14.91%) 3G
6 16 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (14.04%) Firewall
7 15 (13.16%) OSPF
7 15 (13.16%) Radio Access Network
8 14 (12.28%) 4G
9 13 (11.40%) LTE
9 13 (11.40%) CheckPoint
9 13 (11.40%) MS Excel
10 12 (10.53%) BGP
10 12 (10.53%) Security Cleared
11 11 (9.65%) CCIE
12 10 (8.77%) MPLS
12 10 (8.77%) AutoCAD
12 10 (8.77%) 2G
12 10 (8.77%) SC Cleared
13 9 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
13 9 (7.89%) TOWER Software
13 9 (7.89%) MS Office
14 8 (7.02%) SAP
14 8 (7.02%) Juniper
14 8 (7.02%) Migration
14 8 (7.02%) Wireless
14 8 (7.02%) Nokia

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.26%) Lync
2 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.77%) AutoCAD
3 9 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (7.89%) MS Office
4 2 (1.75%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (1.75%) CATIA
5 1 (0.88%) MS Project
5 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.79%) VoIP
2 17 (14.91%) 3G
3 16 (14.04%) Firewall
4 15 (13.16%) Radio Access Network
4 15 (13.16%) OSPF
5 14 (12.28%) 4G
6 13 (11.40%) LTE
7 12 (10.53%) BGP
8 10 (8.77%) MPLS
8 10 (8.77%) 2G
9 8 (7.02%) Wireless
10 6 (5.26%) Diameter Protocol
10 6 (5.26%) WAN
10 6 (5.26%) VPN
11 5 (4.39%) GSM
11 5 (4.39%) SS7
11 5 (4.39%) DOCSIS
11 5 (4.39%) SIGTRAN
11 5 (4.39%) MGW
12 4 (3.51%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.88%) Maven
1 1 (0.88%) StarTeam
1 1 (0.88%) Selenium
1 1 (0.88%) Axure RP
1 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
1 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 66 (57.89%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.14%) Electronics
3 6 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.63%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.63%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.63%) Billing
5 2 (1.75%) Publishing
6 1 (0.88%) Games
6 1 (0.88%) Automotive
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (0.88%) SOAP
2 1 (0.88%) XML
2 1 (0.88%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.39%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.63%) Replication
3 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.75%) IVR
4 2 (1.75%) PKI
4 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (0.88%) BeagleBone
5 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.88%) IPTV
5 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.88%) Clustering
5 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.14%) Linux
2 6 (5.26%) Windows
3 3 (2.63%) UNIX
3 3 (2.63%) Fedora
4 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.32%) Network Design
2 8 (7.02%) Network Planning
2 8 (7.02%) Migration
3 7 (6.14%) Load Balancing
3 7 (6.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (4.39%) Benchmarking
5 4 (3.51%) Software Engineering
5 4 (3.51%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (3.51%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (2.63%) Test Strategy
6 3 (2.63%) CRM
6 3 (2.63%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (1.75%) Project Management
7 2 (1.75%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (1.75%) CAD
7 2 (1.75%) ITIL
7 2 (1.75%) UML
7 2 (1.75%) Business Analysis
7 2 (1.75%) Use Case
7 2 (1.75%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.51%) SQL
1 4 (3.51%) C++
1 4 (3.51%) C
2 3 (2.63%) Java
3 2 (1.75%) Perl
3 2 (1.75%) C#
3 2 (1.75%) VBA
4 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.88%) Embedded C++
4 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.88%) Korn
4 1 (0.88%) C++/CLI
4 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (21.93%) Degree
2 16 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 11 (9.65%) CCIE
5 10 (8.77%) SC Cleared
6 7 (6.14%) HND
7 6 (5.26%) CCNP
8 5 (4.39%) CCNA
9 4 (3.51%) CCVP
10 3 (2.63%) CCDP
10 3 (2.63%) CISSP
11 2 (1.75%) CCSP
11 2 (1.75%) CCSE
11 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.75%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (1.75%) CCSA
12 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.88%) HNC
12 1 (0.88%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) SLA
1 2 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.63%) vSphere
3 2 (1.75%) Firmware
4 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.88%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.88%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (3.51%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.75%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.75%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.75%) Puppet
4 1 (0.88%) Nagios
4 1 (0.88%) Cacti
4 1 (0.88%) Icinga
Vendors
1 25 (21.93%) Cisco
2 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.40%) CheckPoint
4 9 (7.89%) TOWER Software
5 8 (7.02%) Huawei
5 8 (7.02%) SAP
5 8 (7.02%) Nokia
5 8 (7.02%) Juniper
6 7 (6.14%) Ericsson
7 6 (5.26%) Actix
8 5 (4.39%) F5
8 5 (4.39%) VMware
9 4 (3.51%) Fortinet
9 4 (3.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.51%) HP
10 3 (2.63%) EMC
11 2 (1.75%) Radware
11 2 (1.75%) Verint
11 2 (1.75%) Tekelec
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