The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 39 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.15% 1.10% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.15% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +112.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.85% -5.33%
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 Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
415 349 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 95.40% 95.62% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 236 214
Average daily rate £413 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.75 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -16.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) McAfee
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) IronPort
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
3 3 (42.86%) ProxySG
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Sourcefire
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) LTE
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) PhD
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) CDMA
4 2 (28.57%) WCDMA
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (28.57%) LTE
2 2 (28.57%) CDMA
2 2 (28.57%) WCDMA
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Network Design
1 1 (14.29%) Service Management
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) PhD
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) ProxySG
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) McAfee
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) IronPort
2 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
2 3 (42.86%) Sourcefire
2 3 (42.86%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
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