The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Design Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Design Engineer
Rank 601 587 583
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Design Engineer 25 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.048% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.051% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 2
Average daily rate £492 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.23% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £492 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+9.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £65.00 £45.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +30.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Design Engineer within the UK.

Senior Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Design Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Design Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Senior Design Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Design Engineer within the UK.

Senior Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Design Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Senior Design Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Design Engineer
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Design Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -2 25 £492 +51.23% 7
South East +22 20 £492 +9.22% 4
Hampshire +18 20 £492 - 2
Hook +22 9 £492 - 1
London +6 4 £385 +18.46%
South West +2 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Wareham - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £400 -

Senior Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Design Engineer in their job title.

1 27 (72.97%) Network Design
2 24 (64.86%) Cisco
3 19 (51.35%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (48.65%) CCNP
5 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
5 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
6 15 (40.54%) Configuration Management
7 13 (35.14%) Finance
7 13 (35.14%) C
8 12 (32.43%) CCNA
8 12 (32.43%) Degree
9 10 (27.03%) Requirements Management
9 10 (27.03%) Rational DOORS
9 10 (27.03%) WAN
10 9 (24.32%) FTP
10 9 (24.32%) SNMP
10 9 (24.32%) StarTeam
10 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
10 9 (24.32%) QA
11 7 (18.92%) VoIP
12 6 (16.22%) Firewall
12 6 (16.22%) Wireless
12 6 (16.22%) DOCSIS
12 6 (16.22%) LAN
13 5 (13.51%) PSTN
13 5 (13.51%) Network Security
13 5 (13.51%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (13.51%) Performance Monitoring
14 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
14 4 (10.81%) Cisco Wireless

Senior Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Design Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) WAN
2 9 (24.32%) FTP
2 9 (24.32%) SNMP
3 7 (18.92%) VoIP
4 6 (16.22%) DOCSIS
4 6 (16.22%) Firewall
4 6 (16.22%) LAN
4 6 (16.22%) Wireless
5 5 (13.51%) Network Security
5 5 (13.51%) PSTN
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (10.81%) Internet
7 3 (8.11%) 3G
7 3 (8.11%) 4G
7 3 (8.11%) LTE
7 3 (8.11%) MPLS
7 3 (8.11%) SMS
7 3 (8.11%) Value-Added Service
7 3 (8.11%) VoLTE
8 2 (5.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (24.32%) StarTeam
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (8.11%) Handset
2 3 (8.11%) Verilog
2 3 (8.11%) VHDL
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Network Design
2 15 (40.54%) Configuration Management
3 10 (27.03%) Requirements Management
4 5 (13.51%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (13.51%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
5 3 (8.11%) Change Control
5 3 (8.11%) Change Management
5 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (8.11%) High Availability
5 3 (8.11%) Information Assurance
5 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.11%) Network Management
5 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.41%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.70%) Load Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) C
2 3 (8.11%) Assembly Language
2 3 (8.11%) C++
3 2 (5.41%) Embedded C++
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (48.65%) CCNP
3 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
3 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
4 12 (32.43%) CCNA
4 12 (32.43%) Degree
5 4 (10.81%) CCIE
6 3 (8.11%) CCVP
7 2 (5.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) SLA
3 2 (5.41%) DO-254
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (5.41%) OPNET
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Cisco
2 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
2 4 (10.81%) Riverbed
3 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
3 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds
3 3 (8.11%) Verint
4 2 (5.41%) Altera
4 2 (5.41%) Xilinx
5 1 (2.70%) Aruba
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) F5
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) Infoblox
5 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.70%) Juniper
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) Tufin
Hampshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hook
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £475.00 - £508.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Herefordshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 17 days ago