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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Design Engineer
Rank 602 584 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Design Engineer 11 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.009% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.010% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
50953 48768 42881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.48% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31537 30266 24598
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 1997 2122
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 2015.

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 12 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 27 May 2015. 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 -16 10 £475 - 7
London - 5 £450 - 2
South East -16 4 £528 - 3
Hook - 3 £528 -
Hampshire - 3 £528 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £500 -
Berkshire -2 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £340 - 3
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £340 - 3
East of England - 1 - - 1

Senior Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 17 (40.48%) Network Design
2 12 (28.57%) Cisco
3 11 (26.19%) VoIP
4 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
5 9 (21.43%) Nokia
6 7 (16.67%) Firmware
6 7 (16.67%) DOCSIS
6 7 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 6 (14.29%) Requirements Management
7 6 (14.29%) Use Case
7 6 (14.29%) V-Model
7 6 (14.29%) WAN
7 6 (14.29%) UML
8 5 (11.90%) PSTN
8 5 (11.90%) Ericsson
8 5 (11.90%) CCIE
8 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (11.90%) Finance
8 5 (11.90%) IVR
8 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
8 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
9 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
9 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (9.52%) Network Architecture
9 4 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (9.52%) Wireless
9 4 (9.52%) RequisitePro
9 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint

Senior Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 1 (2.38%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) VoIP
2 7 (16.67%) DOCSIS
2 7 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (14.29%) WAN
4 5 (11.90%) PSTN
5 4 (9.52%) LAN
5 4 (9.52%) Wireless
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (7.14%) LTE
6 3 (7.14%) MGW
6 3 (7.14%) ISUP
6 3 (7.14%) WLAN
6 3 (7.14%) MPLS
6 3 (7.14%) BGP
6 3 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (4.76%) OSPF
7 2 (4.76%) VRRP
7 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.76%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) RequisitePro
General
1 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Military
4 2 (4.76%) Electronics
5 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) IVR
3 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.38%) CMDB
6 1 (2.38%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.38%) Replication
6 1 (2.38%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Network Design
2 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 6 (14.29%) UML
2 6 (14.29%) Requirements Management
2 6 (14.29%) Use Case
2 6 (14.29%) V-Model
3 4 (9.52%) Network Architecture
3 4 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (7.14%) Low Latency
4 3 (7.14%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.38%) Time Management
6 1 (2.38%) Network Management
6 1 (2.38%) Demand Management
6 1 (2.38%) Transition Management
6 1 (2.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.38%) Finite Element Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) C
2 1 (2.38%) C++
2 1 (2.38%) Python
2 1 (2.38%) Assembly Language
2 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.38%) Ruby
2 1 (2.38%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) CCIE
1 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Firmware
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Cisco
2 9 (21.43%) Nokia
3 5 (11.90%) Ericsson
4 4 (9.52%) IBM
4 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.14%) Juniper
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix
5 3 (7.14%) Blue Coat
5 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds
5 3 (7.14%) Infoblox
5 3 (7.14%) Tufin
5 3 (7.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (4.76%) EMC
7 1 (2.38%) Nortel
7 1 (2.38%) Avaya
7 1 (2.38%) Motorola
7 1 (2.38%) F5
7 1 (2.38%) SevOne
7 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.38%) ANSYS