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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 72 79 78
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 16 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.23% 0.56% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 0.60% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +38.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £33.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.33%
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
1199 1159 1195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.16% 91.91% 91.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 675 572
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 61 103
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £42.50 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Guildford +9 6 £330 -
Woking - 4 - - 1
Camberley - 1 £488 -
Design Engineer
South East

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 20 (64.52%) Telecoms
2 18 (58.06%) Ethernet
3 16 (51.61%) Ericsson
4 15 (48.39%) LTE
5 14 (45.16%) Huawei
6 13 (41.94%) Nokia
6 13 (41.94%) 3G
6 13 (41.94%) ATM
7 12 (38.71%) SDH
8 11 (35.48%) NEC
8 11 (35.48%) Radio Access Network
9 9 (29.03%) Network Planning
9 9 (29.03%) DWDM
10 8 (25.81%) Project Management
11 7 (22.58%) MPLS
12 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (19.35%) Firewall
12 6 (19.35%) BT
13 5 (16.13%) Juniper
13 5 (16.13%) Nortel
13 5 (16.13%) CCIE
13 5 (16.13%) VPN
13 5 (16.13%) Cisco
13 5 (16.13%) Ciena
13 5 (16.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 5 (16.13%) BT 21CN
14 4 (12.90%) Java SE
14 4 (12.90%) Change Control
14 4 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
14 4 (12.90%) Microsoft

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 18 (58.06%) Ethernet
2 15 (48.39%) LTE
3 13 (41.94%) ATM
3 13 (41.94%) 3G
4 12 (38.71%) SDH
5 11 (35.48%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (29.03%) DWDM
7 7 (22.58%) MPLS
8 6 (19.35%) Firewall
9 5 (16.13%) BT 21CN
9 5 (16.13%) VPN
10 4 (12.90%) IPsec
10 4 (12.90%) 2G
11 3 (9.68%) SNMP
11 3 (9.68%) BGP
11 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (6.45%) FWSM
12 2 (6.45%) HSRP
12 2 (6.45%) RSVP
12 2 (6.45%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) NetBeans
1 4 (12.90%) Subversion
General
1 20 (64.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Swing
1 4 (12.90%) JNI
1 4 (12.90%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.23%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) UNIX
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Network Planning
2 8 (25.81%) Project Management
3 4 (12.90%) OO
3 4 (12.90%) OOD
3 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.90%) Document Management
3 4 (12.90%) Change Control
4 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.68%) Network Management
4 3 (9.68%) Validation
5 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (3.23%) CAD
6 1 (3.23%) Network Design
6 1 (3.23%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) C
1 4 (12.90%) C++
1 4 (12.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.13%) CCIE
3 2 (6.45%) CCSP
4 1 (3.23%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Ericsson
2 14 (45.16%) Huawei
3 13 (41.94%) Nokia
4 11 (35.48%) NEC
5 6 (19.35%) BT
6 5 (16.13%) Cisco
6 5 (16.13%) Nortel
6 5 (16.13%) Juniper
6 5 (16.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 5 (16.13%) Ciena
7 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.90%) SolidWorks
8 3 (9.68%) Redback
8 3 (9.68%) Radware
8 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.23%) Mapinfo
9 1 (3.23%) McAfee
9 1 (3.23%) IronPort
9 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.23%) Sourcefire
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