The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 currently tracked.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Design Engineer
Rank 578 572 570
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Design Engineer 12 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.002% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.002% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
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£455 - £345
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 - £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 - £345
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £33.50
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 1 August 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 30 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 1 August 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
England +4 9 £455 - 9
South East -1 6 £455 - 2
Berkshire +1 4 £455 - 1
London - 2 £501 -
South West - 1 £360 - 2
Dorset - 1 £360 - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - - 3
Essex - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 2
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Rugby - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southport - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
Woking - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - -

Senior Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 8 (34.78%) CCNP
2 8 (34.78%) CheckPoint
2 8 (34.78%) OSPF
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) CCIE
2 8 (34.78%) CISSP
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco PIX
2 8 (34.78%) PCI DSS
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (21.74%) Military
4 4 (17.39%) Network Design
4 4 (17.39%) BIG-IP
4 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 4 (17.39%) eTOM
4 4 (17.39%) Network Security
4 4 (17.39%) Network Management
4 4 (17.39%) F5
4 4 (17.39%) FWSM
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (17.39%) FortiGate
4 4 (17.39%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (17.39%) Juniper
4 4 (17.39%) CCSP
4 4 (17.39%) VoIP
4 4 (17.39%) RIP
4 4 (17.39%) SNMP
4 4 (17.39%) VPN
4 4 (17.39%) DNS

Senior Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (17.39%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 8 (34.78%) OSPF
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco PIX
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (17.39%) BIG-IP
3 4 (17.39%) Network Security
3 4 (17.39%) FWSM
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (17.39%) VoIP
3 4 (17.39%) RIP
3 4 (17.39%) SNMP
3 4 (17.39%) VPN
3 4 (17.39%) DNS
3 4 (17.39%) BGP
3 4 (17.39%) MPLS
3 4 (17.39%) IPsec
4 3 (13.04%) Internet
5 2 (8.70%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (8.70%) SMTP
5 2 (8.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (21.74%) Military
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Avionics
4 1 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Games
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Physics
1 2 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (8.70%) ASIC
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) VHDL
2 1 (4.35%) Verilog
2 1 (4.35%) Firmware
2 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Network Design
1 4 (17.39%) eTOM
1 4 (17.39%) Network Management
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (13.04%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) Demand Forecasting
2 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
3 2 (8.70%) CAD
3 2 (8.70%) Validation
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Game Development
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.35%) IC Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.70%) VBScript
1 2 (8.70%) C
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) C++
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) CCNP
1 8 (34.78%) CCIE
1 8 (34.78%) CISSP
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) Check Point Certification
2 4 (17.39%) CCSP
2 4 (17.39%) CCDP
3 2 (8.70%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) FortiGate
2 2 (8.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) CheckPoint
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) F5
2 4 (17.39%) Juniper
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Ericsson
4 2 (8.70%) EMC
4 2 (8.70%) Clearswift
4 2 (8.70%) SolidWorks
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