The median contractor rate for a Design Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Design Engineer
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 31 40 31
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.79% 0.35% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.38% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -6.45% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.06 £37.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +6.83% -14.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 233 266 190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 92.09% 94.33% 98.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 131 87
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 11 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.45 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.26% +10.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.38 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke that featured Design Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in Basingstoke

Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Design Engineer in Basingstoke

Design Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Design Engineer in Basingstoke

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 across the Basingstoke region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) SNMP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIS
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) Fault Management
2 2 (50.00%) Junos
3 1 (25.00%) Server Hardening
3 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (50.00%) Junos
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) SNMP
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Fault Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Server Hardening
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper