Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Design Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Design Engineer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 108 92
Rank change year-on-year -3 -16 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 3 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.15% 0.059% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.062% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Bristol median daily rate £400 - £400
South West median daily rate £445 £500 £398
% change year-on-year -11.00% +25.79% +10.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Bristol median hourly rate £32.50 - £36.00
10th Percentile £31.25 - £35.50
90th Percentile £33.75 - £37.70
South West median hourly rate £32.50 - £38.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1871 1615 1632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 94.94% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 1144 1202
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £231 £235
90th Percentile £525 £550 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 80 82
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +48.48% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.03 £47.50 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +50.00%

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Design Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in Bristol

Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Design Engineer in Bristol

Design Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Design Engineer in Bristol

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Bristol region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) VMware NSX
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) iPlanet
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering

Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) iPlanet
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) VMware NSX
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Sun
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas
1 1 (33.33%) VMware