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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Design Engineer
Rank 610 573 580
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Design Engineer 13 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.002% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.002% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
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£450 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £34.00

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
52582 48184 52592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.59% 92.68% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32352 29013 29451
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2039 2629
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 2 October 2014.

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
Top 29 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 2 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
England - 11 £450 - 12
South East - 6 £463 - 5
Berkshire - 5 £463 - 2
London - 2 £501 - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 3
Aberdeen - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Andover - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Loughborough - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Marlow - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stowmarket - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 2

Senior Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 8 (36.36%) Cisco
1 8 (36.36%) CCIE
1 8 (36.36%) CISSP
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (36.36%) CCNP
1 8 (36.36%) CheckPoint
1 8 (36.36%) OSPF
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
1 8 (36.36%) PCI DSS
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (27.27%) Chartered Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Network Design
3 4 (18.18%) IPsec
3 4 (18.18%) BIG-IP
3 4 (18.18%) eTOM
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 4 (18.18%) BGP
3 4 (18.18%) MPLS
3 4 (18.18%) CCDP
3 4 (18.18%) Check Point Certification
3 4 (18.18%) Juniper
3 4 (18.18%) CCSP
3 4 (18.18%) VPN
3 4 (18.18%) DNS
3 4 (18.18%) C
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Apache
3 4 (18.18%) VoIP
3 4 (18.18%) RIP

Senior Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MicroStation
1 1 (4.55%) ProjectWise
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) OSPF
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (18.18%) IPsec
2 4 (18.18%) BIG-IP
2 4 (18.18%) BGP
2 4 (18.18%) MPLS
2 4 (18.18%) VPN
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) VoIP
2 4 (18.18%) RIP
2 4 (18.18%) SNMP
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (18.18%) Network Security
2 4 (18.18%) FWSM
3 2 (9.09%) TETRA
3 2 (9.09%) GSM
3 2 (9.09%) Wireless
4 1 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Military
2 2 (9.09%) Avionics
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Physics
2 1 (4.55%) ASIC
2 1 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.55%) SCADA
2 1 (4.55%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Network Design
1 4 (18.18%) eTOM
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
1 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
1 4 (18.18%) Network Management
2 3 (13.64%) Demand Forecasting
2 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.55%) CAD
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) CCIE
1 8 (36.36%) CISSP
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (36.36%) CCNP
2 6 (27.27%) Chartered Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 4 (18.18%) CCDP
3 4 (18.18%) Check Point Certification
3 4 (18.18%) CCSP
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco
1 8 (36.36%) CheckPoint
2 4 (18.18%) Juniper
2 4 (18.18%) F5
3 3 (13.64%) Ericsson
3 3 (13.64%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) SolidWorks
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