The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 89 75 80
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 5 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.35% 1.25% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 1.36% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
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£255 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.30% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £424 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £33.25 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+9.77% -
Design Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1313 1177 1160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.08% 92.17% 91.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 707 676
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £215
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 49 45 61
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Design Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Guildford -4 3 £255 -22.72% 2
Leatherhead - 1 £400 -
Design Engineer
South East

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 5 (50.00%) 3G
2 4 (40.00%) 2G
2 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (30.00%) LTE
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Huawei
3 3 (30.00%) Ericsson
4 2 (20.00%) ATM
4 2 (20.00%) SDH
4 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) 4G
4 2 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (20.00%) BT
4 2 (20.00%) NEC
5 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (10.00%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (10.00%) MapBasic
5 1 (10.00%) RNC
5 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (10.00%) AutoCAD
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) XML Messaging
5 1 (10.00%) SOLIDWORKS

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (10.00%) SOLIDWORKS
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Metrica
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) 3G
2 4 (40.00%) 2G
2 4 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (30.00%) LTE
4 2 (20.00%) 4G
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS
4 2 (20.00%) ATM
4 2 (20.00%) SDH
4 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XML Messaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Use Case
2 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Test Management
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (10.00%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (30.00%) Huawei
2 2 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (20.00%) BT
2 2 (20.00%) NEC
3 1 (10.00%) Nokia
3 1 (10.00%) Mapinfo
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Nortel