The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Design Engineer
Rank 634 644 619
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Design Engineer 16 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.019% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.020% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Median daily rate £488 £450 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £470 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £450 £455
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%

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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Senior Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Design Engineer in the job title.

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 25 August 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
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Design Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 16 £488 +8.33% 7
London -10 9 £400 -13.51% 1
South East +12 7 £575 +27.77% 4
Berkshire +12 5 - -
Hampshire - 2 £575 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Reading +12 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Hook - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -

Senior Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Senior Design Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Senior Design Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (76.19%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) Network Design
3 10 (47.62%) Finance
4 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 8 (38.10%) Palo Alto
5 8 (38.10%) Change Management
6 7 (33.33%) OPNET
6 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (28.57%) Project Management
7 6 (28.57%) CCNP
7 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) Riverbed
7 6 (28.57%) SolarWinds
7 6 (28.57%) Tufin
7 6 (28.57%) Network Management
7 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (23.81%) Degree
8 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
8 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
9 4 (19.05%) Migration
9 4 (19.05%) StarTeam
9 4 (19.05%) CCNA
9 4 (19.05%) Windows
9 4 (19.05%) FTP
9 4 (19.05%) SNMP
9 4 (19.05%) QA
9 4 (19.05%) CMDB
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (19.05%) Rational DOORS

Senior Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (19.05%) FTP
2 4 (19.05%) SNMP
3 3 (14.29%) BGP
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) MPLS
3 3 (14.29%) VPN
3 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 3 (14.29%) Wireless
4 2 (9.52%) Internet
4 2 (9.52%) Multicast
4 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.76%) 3G
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security
5 1 (4.76%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) SMS
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (19.05%) StarTeam
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Handset
3 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Network Design
2 8 (38.10%) Change Management
3 6 (28.57%) Network Management
3 6 (28.57%) Project Management
4 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
5 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
6 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 3 (14.29%) Requirements Management
7 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.76%) Change Control
8 1 (4.76%) High Availability
8 1 (4.76%) ITIL
8 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) CCNP
2 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) Degree
4 4 (19.05%) CCNA
5 2 (9.52%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) vCloud
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) OPNET
2 2 (9.52%) vRealize
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) Palo Alto
3 6 (28.57%) Riverbed
3 6 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 6 (28.57%) Tufin
4 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
4 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Google
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) VMware