The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 132 124 107
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 18 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.55% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.59% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 1
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£400 £360 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £354 £348
% change year-on-year
-3.53% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £34.80 £23.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £37.20 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £31.75 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+14.96% -4.51%
Design Engineer
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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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3117 3069 2086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.72% 93.40% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1979 1980 1290
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.88% +4.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 173 169
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Design Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Design Engineer across the South West region.

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Design Engineer across the South West region.

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Bristol +5 8 £400 +28.00% 2
Wiltshire 0 4 - - 7
Gloucestershire -7 2 - - 4
Devon +4 1 - - 1
Dorset -3 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 - - 2
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 12 (44.44%) Network Design
2 8 (29.63%) LAN
2 8 (29.63%) WAN
2 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
3 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
4 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
5 4 (14.81%) F5
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (14.81%) HSRP
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (14.81%) Firewall
5 4 (14.81%) Aerospace
5 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 4 (14.81%) VLAN
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (14.81%) VPN
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco
5 4 (14.81%) C
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) BGP
5 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.81%) 3G
5 4 (14.81%) MPLS
5 4 (14.81%) OSPF
5 4 (14.81%) VRRP
5 4 (14.81%) Radware
6 3 (11.11%) VoIP
6 3 (11.11%) C++
6 3 (11.11%) PMI

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) WAN
1 8 (29.63%) LAN
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) VLAN
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (14.81%) VPN
2 4 (14.81%) 3G
2 4 (14.81%) MPLS
2 4 (14.81%) OSPF
2 4 (14.81%) BGP
2 4 (14.81%) VRRP
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (14.81%) HSRP
3 3 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) Wireless
4 1 (3.70%) 2G
4 1 (3.70%) 4G
4 1 (3.70%) RFID
General
1 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) PMI
3 3 (11.11%) VHDL
4 2 (7.41%) Verilog
4 2 (7.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.70%) FMCG
5 1 (3.70%) SystemC
5 1 (3.70%) ASIC
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Network Design
2 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) SOA
5 1 (3.70%) CAD
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.70%) System Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance
5 1 (3.70%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (3.70%) Signal Processing
5 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) C
2 3 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (7.41%) Assembly Language
3 2 (7.41%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) HNC
2 1 (3.70%) CCNP
2 1 (3.70%) CCNA
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
1 4 (14.81%) Radware
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco
1 4 (14.81%) F5
2 1 (3.70%) EMC
2 1 (3.70%) Xilinx
2 1 (3.70%) Altera
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