The first table below looks at the demand for the Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Design Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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 advertised for the Wiltshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 60 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.60% 0.87% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.92% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£463 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +9.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Job Titles Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
631 545 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 93.90% 94.78% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 351 342
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 45
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.60 £39.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Design Engineer
South West

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Design Engineer across the Wiltshire region.

Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Design Engineer across the Wiltshire region.

Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited 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 Design Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) McAfee
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
3 3 (37.50%) ProxySG
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) IronPort
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (37.50%) Sourcefire
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) LTE
4 2 (25.00%) PhD
4 2 (25.00%) CDMA
4 2 (25.00%) WCDMA
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited 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 Design Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (25.00%) LTE
2 2 (25.00%) CDMA
2 2 (25.00%) WCDMA
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Military
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Service Management
1 1 (12.50%) Validation
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Network Design
1 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PhD
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) ProxySG
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) McAfee
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
2 3 (37.50%) Sourcefire
2 3 (37.50%) IronPort
2 3 (37.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Sophos
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
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