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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 82 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 16 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.06% 0.83% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.89% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate
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£360 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
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
1404 1230 1168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.80% 92.83% 91.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 750 613
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £220 £200
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 78 67 97
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £11.25 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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
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 24 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 £364 -
Staines - - - -
Design Engineer
South East

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (56.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (44.00%) Ethernet
3 10 (40.00%) Firewall
3 10 (40.00%) MPLS
4 9 (36.00%) VPN
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (32.00%) IPsec
6 7 (28.00%) Cisco
6 7 (28.00%) CCIE
6 7 (28.00%) Juniper
6 7 (28.00%) Ericsson
6 7 (28.00%) Nokia
6 7 (28.00%) BGP
6 7 (28.00%) SNMP
6 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
6 7 (28.00%) Network Management
7 6 (24.00%) LTE
7 6 (24.00%) Huawei
7 6 (24.00%) Validation
8 5 (20.00%) Radware
8 5 (20.00%) Redback
8 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (16.00%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (16.00%) FWSM
9 4 (16.00%) Algorithms
9 4 (16.00%) Java SE
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (16.00%) Network Architecture
9 4 (16.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) Ethernet
2 10 (40.00%) MPLS
2 10 (40.00%) Firewall
3 9 (36.00%) VPN
4 8 (32.00%) IPsec
5 7 (28.00%) BGP
5 7 (28.00%) SNMP
6 6 (24.00%) LTE
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (16.00%) FWSM
8 4 (16.00%) UMTS
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (12.00%) 2G
9 3 (12.00%) RSVP
9 3 (12.00%) VRRP
9 3 (12.00%) OSPF
9 3 (12.00%) VoIP
9 3 (12.00%) 3G
9 3 (12.00%) HSRP
10 2 (8.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) NetBeans
1 4 (16.00%) Subversion
General
1 14 (56.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Swing
1 4 (16.00%) JNI
1 4 (16.00%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) UNIX
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
1 7 (28.00%) Network Management
2 6 (24.00%) Validation
3 4 (16.00%) OO
3 4 (16.00%) OOD
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (16.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Change Control
4 3 (12.00%) Document Management
5 2 (8.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Network Design
6 1 (4.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C
1 4 (16.00%) C++
1 4 (16.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (28.00%) CCIE
3 3 (12.00%) CCSP
4 2 (8.00%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Juniper
1 7 (28.00%) Ericsson
1 7 (28.00%) Nokia
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) Huawei
3 5 (20.00%) Redback
3 5 (20.00%) Radware
3 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (12.00%) SolidWorks
6 1 (4.00%) F5
6 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire
6 1 (4.00%) IronPort
6 1 (4.00%) BT
6 1 (4.00%) NEC
6 1 (4.00%) Mapinfo
6 1 (4.00%) McAfee
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