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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 178 171 87
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -84
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 80 65 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 0.76% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.82% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 38
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£375 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 8
Average hourly rate £38.75 £28.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £30.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £39.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -26.66%
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
8890 7970 8542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.01% 92.83% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5023 4242 4044
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 495 504 607
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 31 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 October 2014. 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 +15 51 £475 +18.75% 2
Surrey -3 15 £360 +30.90% 3
Hampshire -20 5 £423 +12.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -16 4 - - 2
Kent - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 2
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

1 104 (63.80%) Telecoms
2 75 (46.01%) Cisco
3 72 (44.17%) Firewall
4 56 (34.36%) CheckPoint
5 55 (33.74%) OSPF
6 51 (31.29%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (27.61%) Network Design
8 44 (26.99%) CCIE
9 36 (22.09%) BGP
10 34 (20.86%) VPN
11 32 (19.63%) Juniper
12 28 (17.18%) MPLS
12 28 (17.18%) LTE
13 23 (14.11%) 3G
14 22 (13.50%) Nokia
15 20 (12.27%) IPsec
16 18 (11.04%) DNS
16 18 (11.04%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (11.04%) 4G
17 17 (10.43%) Network Management
17 17 (10.43%) Load Balancing
18 16 (9.82%) SNMP
18 16 (9.82%) Security Cleared
19 15 (9.20%) Cisco PIX
19 15 (9.20%) Network Architecture
19 15 (9.20%) Redback
19 15 (9.20%) C
19 15 (9.20%) VoIP
20 14 (8.59%) Radware
21 13 (7.98%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 3 (1.84%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.23%) Lync
3 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.61%) Documentum
3 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.61%) IIS
3 1 (0.61%) Apache
3 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.84%) MS Office
2 2 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.23%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.61%) Simulink
3 1 (0.61%) CATIA
Communications & Networking
1 72 (44.17%) Firewall
2 55 (33.74%) OSPF
3 36 (22.09%) BGP
4 34 (20.86%) VPN
5 28 (17.18%) MPLS
5 28 (17.18%) LTE
6 23 (14.11%) 3G
7 20 (12.27%) IPsec
8 18 (11.04%) 4G
8 18 (11.04%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (11.04%) DNS
9 16 (9.82%) SNMP
10 15 (9.20%) VoIP
10 15 (9.20%) Cisco PIX
11 13 (7.98%) RIP
12 12 (7.36%) Ethernet
13 11 (6.75%) Internet
14 10 (6.13%) Network Security
14 10 (6.13%) 2G
15 9 (5.52%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.61%) MS Access
1 1 (0.61%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.45%) NetBeans
1 4 (2.45%) Subversion
2 1 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
General
1 104 (63.80%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.45%) Finance
2 4 (2.45%) Military
3 3 (1.84%) Marketing
3 3 (1.84%) Legal
4 2 (1.23%) Electronics
4 2 (1.23%) Billing
5 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.45%) Swing
1 4 (2.45%) JNI
1 4 (2.45%) Java SE
2 2 (1.23%) CSS
3 1 (0.61%) XML
3 1 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.29%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (3.07%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.45%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (1.84%) Clustering
5 2 (1.23%) ASIC
5 2 (1.23%) SecurID
6 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.61%) GIS
6 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.61%) VHDL
6 1 (0.61%) Verilog
6 1 (0.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.29%) Linux
2 5 (3.07%) Windows
3 4 (2.45%) UNIX
3 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.61%) Network Design
2 17 (10.43%) Load Balancing
2 17 (10.43%) Network Management
3 15 (9.20%) Network Architecture
4 13 (7.98%) Validation
5 12 (7.36%) Capacity Management
6 9 (5.52%) ITIL
7 8 (4.91%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (4.29%) Project Management
9 6 (3.68%) Change Control
10 5 (3.07%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (3.07%) PRINCE2
10 5 (3.07%) Integration Testing
10 5 (3.07%) Software Engineering
10 5 (3.07%) eTOM
11 4 (2.45%) Logistics
11 4 (2.45%) OO
11 4 (2.45%) OOD
11 4 (2.45%) Service Delivery
12 3 (1.84%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.20%) C
2 6 (3.68%) VBScript
2 6 (3.68%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.45%) C++
3 4 (2.45%) Java
4 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 51 (31.29%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (26.99%) CCIE
3 16 (9.82%) Security Cleared
4 12 (7.36%) CISSP
4 12 (7.36%) CCSP
4 12 (7.36%) CCNP
4 12 (7.36%) Degree
5 11 (6.75%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.68%) Check Point Certification
7 5 (3.07%) CCDP
8 4 (2.45%) CCNA
8 4 (2.45%) HND
9 3 (1.84%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.84%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.61%) CCSA
10 1 (0.61%) CCSE
10 1 (0.61%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.61%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.61%) HNC
10 1 (0.61%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.75%) SLA
2 8 (4.91%) QA
3 7 (4.29%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.23%) DO-254
System Software
1 4 (2.45%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (1.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.84%) Firmware
3 1 (0.61%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.61%) vSphere
3 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.61%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 75 (46.01%) Cisco
2 56 (34.36%) CheckPoint
3 32 (19.63%) Juniper
4 22 (13.50%) Nokia
5 15 (9.20%) Redback
6 14 (8.59%) Radware
7 10 (6.13%) Microsoft
8 8 (4.91%) Huawei
9 7 (4.29%) Ericsson
10 4 (2.45%) Clearswift
10 4 (2.45%) F5
11 3 (1.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 3 (1.84%) SolidWorks
11 3 (1.84%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.84%) IBM
12 2 (1.23%) Oracle
12 2 (1.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 2 (1.23%) BT
12 2 (1.23%) AlgoSec
12 2 (1.23%) Fortinet
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