Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Design Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 23 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 139 134
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 20 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.62% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.19% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 1
East Midlands median daily rate £375 - £258
10th Percentile £305 - £254
90th Percentile £435 - £261
England median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
East Midlands median hourly rate £26.00 £41.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.35% +232.00% -
10th Percentile £25.00 £39.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £27.00 £43.25 £37.13
England median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% -1.37% +5.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 3063 3156 3046
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.87% 96.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1891 1966 1831
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £220 £220 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 131 186
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.73 £13.60 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.37% +4.58% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £30.38
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in the East Midlands

Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Design Engineer in the East Midlands

Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Design Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Design Engineer in the East Midlands

Design Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Design Engineer in the East Midlands

Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +9 17 £375 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £375 -
Leicestershire -10 1 - -
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 East Midlands region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (90.00%) Unix
1 18 (90.00%) Linux
2 17 (85.00%) Solaris
3 16 (80.00%) Oracle
3 16 (80.00%) SAP
3 16 (80.00%) Sun
3 16 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (80.00%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (75.00%) Veritas
4 15 (75.00%) Perl
4 15 (75.00%) ERP
4 15 (75.00%) SAP ERP
4 15 (75.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 15 (75.00%) Korn
5 14 (70.00%) Python
6 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
7 12 (60.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
9 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
9 2 (10.00%) SAN
9 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (10.00%) Windows
10 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
10 1 (5.00%) AIX
10 1 (5.00%) HPUX
10 1 (5.00%) ITIL
10 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
10 1 (5.00%) WAN
10 1 (5.00%) JBoss
10 1 (5.00%) Apache

Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) iPlanet
1 1 (5.00%) JBoss
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 15 (75.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) FCoE
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (5.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (5.00%) HP Storage
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Linux
1 18 (90.00%) Unix
2 17 (85.00%) Solaris
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) HPUX
4 1 (5.00%) SUSE
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (75.00%) ERP
3 1 (5.00%) CAD
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Korn
1 15 (75.00%) Perl
2 14 (70.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) C-shell
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (60.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Virtual Machines
2 15 (75.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) Samba
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (5.00%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (5.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Oracle
1 16 (80.00%) SAP
1 16 (80.00%) Sun
2 15 (75.00%) Veritas
3 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) VMware