The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Surrey region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 80 83 83
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 9 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.71% 0.24% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.26% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£275 £335 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% -16.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £321 £316
% change year-on-year
+8.94% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1167 1154 1368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.25% 93.59% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 623 681
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 87 111
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Design Engineer
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +10 5 £300 -
Camberley - 1 £488 -
Woking - - - - 1
Design Engineer
South East

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 15 (62.50%) Ethernet
3 14 (58.33%) Ericsson
4 13 (54.17%) 3G
4 13 (54.17%) ATM
4 13 (54.17%) LTE
5 12 (50.00%) Huawei
5 12 (50.00%) SDH
6 11 (45.83%) Nokia
6 11 (45.83%) NEC
6 11 (45.83%) Radio Access Network
7 9 (37.50%) DWDM
7 9 (37.50%) Network Planning
8 8 (33.33%) Project Management
9 6 (25.00%) BT
10 5 (20.83%) Nortel
10 5 (20.83%) BT 21CN
10 5 (20.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 4 (16.67%) Document Management
11 4 (16.67%) 2G
11 4 (16.67%) SolidWorks
11 4 (16.67%) MPLS
11 4 (16.67%) Change Control
12 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
13 2 (8.33%) Network Security
13 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (8.33%) Juniper
13 2 (8.33%) Firewall
13 2 (8.33%) Cisco
14 1 (4.17%) Microsoft

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) Ethernet
2 13 (54.17%) ATM
2 13 (54.17%) 3G
2 13 (54.17%) LTE
3 12 (50.00%) SDH
4 11 (45.83%) Radio Access Network
5 9 (37.50%) DWDM
6 5 (20.83%) BT 21CN
7 4 (16.67%) MPLS
7 4 (16.67%) 2G
8 2 (8.33%) Network Security
8 2 (8.33%) Firewall
9 1 (4.17%) IPsec
9 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (4.17%) BGP
9 1 (4.17%) SNMP
9 1 (4.17%) VPN
9 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MS Access
1 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
General
1 16 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) GIS
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Network Planning
2 8 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) Document Management
3 4 (16.67%) Change Control
4 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Network Management
5 1 (4.17%) Game Development
5 1 (4.17%) CAD
5 1 (4.17%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Validation
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) C++
1 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) CCIE
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Ericsson
2 12 (50.00%) Huawei
3 11 (45.83%) NEC
3 11 (45.83%) Nokia
4 6 (25.00%) BT
5 5 (20.83%) Nortel
5 5 (20.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 4 (16.67%) SolidWorks
7 2 (8.33%) Juniper
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.17%) Mapinfo
8 1 (4.17%) McAfee
8 1 (4.17%) Radware
8 1 (4.17%) Redback
8 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.17%) Sourcefire
8 1 (4.17%) F5
8 1 (4.17%) IronPort