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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 155 198 95
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -103
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 95 38 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 0.45% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.49% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £408 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +26.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £341 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £30.45 £30.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £34.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £33.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -11.33%
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
8378 7708 7024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.36% 91.51% 91.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4519 4013 3379
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 452 616
Average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +50 73 £400 -5.88% 6
Hampshire -13 13 £438 +31.87% 10
Surrey +4 4 £310 - 2
Oxfordshire -12 4 £390 - 16
Middlesex +2 1 £340 -
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 113 (64.20%) Telecoms
2 81 (46.02%) Cisco
3 72 (40.91%) Firewall
3 72 (40.91%) CheckPoint
4 64 (36.36%) OSPF
5 44 (25.00%) VPN
6 43 (24.43%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (24.43%) Network Design
7 35 (19.89%) Degree
8 32 (18.18%) BGP
9 28 (15.91%) RIP
10 26 (14.77%) Security Cleared
10 26 (14.77%) Juniper
10 26 (14.77%) Microsoft
11 25 (14.20%) CCIE
11 25 (14.20%) IPsec
12 23 (13.07%) Risk Assessment
12 23 (13.07%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (13.07%) LTE
12 23 (13.07%) CISSP
13 22 (12.50%) Validation
13 22 (12.50%) MPLS
13 22 (12.50%) Internet
13 22 (12.50%) Network Security
14 21 (11.93%) SC Cleared
15 20 (11.36%) Nokia
16 19 (10.80%) CCNP
17 18 (10.23%) DNS
17 18 (10.23%) VoIP
17 18 (10.23%) 3G

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (1.14%) Lync
2 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.57%) IIS
2 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.57%) Documentum
Applications
1 12 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.55%) MS Office
3 7 (3.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.84%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.57%) CATIA
Communications & Networking
1 72 (40.91%) Firewall
2 64 (36.36%) OSPF
3 44 (25.00%) VPN
4 32 (18.18%) BGP
5 28 (15.91%) RIP
6 25 (14.20%) IPsec
7 23 (13.07%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (13.07%) LTE
8 22 (12.50%) MPLS
8 22 (12.50%) Internet
8 22 (12.50%) Network Security
9 18 (10.23%) DNS
9 18 (10.23%) VoIP
9 18 (10.23%) 3G
10 16 (9.09%) 4G
11 15 (8.52%) VLAN
12 14 (7.95%) Wireless
13 13 (7.39%) LAN
14 11 (6.25%) Ethernet
14 11 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Subversion
1 3 (1.70%) NetBeans
2 2 (1.14%) StarTeam
General
1 113 (64.20%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.55%) Finance
3 3 (1.70%) Marketing
3 3 (1.70%) Legal
3 3 (1.70%) Publishing
4 2 (1.14%) Military
4 2 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.70%) JNI
1 3 (1.70%) Java SE
1 3 (1.70%) Swing
2 1 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (0.57%) Backbone.js
2 1 (0.57%) Laravel
2 1 (0.57%) RESTful
2 1 (0.57%) HTML5
2 1 (0.57%) JSON
2 1 (0.57%) HTML
2 1 (0.57%) CSS
2 1 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.82%) SecurID
2 6 (3.41%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (1.70%) IVR
4 3 (1.70%) Replication
4 3 (1.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (1.70%) PKI
4 3 (1.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.70%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.57%) CMDB
6 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.57%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.66%) Linux
2 7 (3.98%) Windows
3 3 (1.70%) UNIX
4 2 (1.14%) AIX
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.57%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.43%) Network Design
2 23 (13.07%) Risk Assessment
3 22 (12.50%) Validation
4 16 (9.09%) ITIL
5 15 (8.52%) Load Balancing
6 13 (7.39%) Network Management
6 13 (7.39%) Demand Forecasting
7 12 (6.82%) Capacity Management
7 12 (6.82%) eTOM
8 10 (5.68%) Network Architecture
9 9 (5.11%) Project Management
10 6 (3.41%) Configuration Management
10 6 (3.41%) Reverse Engineering
11 5 (2.84%) Software Engineering
11 5 (2.84%) Network Planning
11 5 (2.84%) PRINCE2
11 5 (2.84%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (2.27%) Change Management
12 4 (2.27%) CAD
12 4 (2.27%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.68%) C
2 3 (1.70%) C++
2 3 (1.70%) Java
3 2 (1.14%) SQL
3 2 (1.14%) VBScript
3 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.57%) Korn
4 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (24.43%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (19.89%) Degree
3 26 (14.77%) Security Cleared
4 25 (14.20%) CCIE
5 23 (13.07%) CISSP
6 21 (11.93%) SC Cleared
7 19 (10.80%) CCNP
8 8 (4.55%) CCSP
9 6 (3.41%) CCDP
10 5 (2.84%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (1.70%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.70%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (1.70%) CCNA
12 2 (1.14%) CCIP
12 2 (1.14%) HND
13 1 (0.57%) CCSE
13 1 (0.57%) CCSA
13 1 (0.57%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.95%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.41%) QA
3 4 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.70%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.70%) vSphere
2 3 (1.70%) Firmware
3 2 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.57%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (1.14%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.14%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 81 (46.02%) Cisco
2 72 (40.91%) CheckPoint
3 26 (14.77%) Juniper
3 26 (14.77%) Microsoft
4 20 (11.36%) Nokia
5 16 (9.09%) F5
5 16 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 15 (8.52%) Tufin
7 12 (6.82%) Ericsson
8 11 (6.25%) AlgoSec
9 9 (5.11%) Redback
9 9 (5.11%) Radware
10 8 (4.55%) CA
11 6 (3.41%) SAP
11 6 (3.41%) TOWER Software
11 6 (3.41%) VMware
12 5 (2.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 5 (2.84%) Huawei
12 5 (2.84%) Citrix
13 4 (2.27%) Infoblox
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