The median contractor rate for a Design Engineer was £403 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 26 June 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 97 112
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 14 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.78% 0.81% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.86% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 4
Median daily rate £403 £350 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.14% -9.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +8.28% +8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year +8.10% -0.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1715 1852 2037
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 95.38% 94.30% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1039 1163 1282
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £273 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 100 150
Median hourly rate £22.38 £25.00 £15.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.50% +65.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in Hampshire

Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Design Engineer in Hampshire

Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Design Engineer in Hampshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Design Engineer in Hampshire

Design Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Design Engineer in Hampshire

Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +9 4 £430 -
Winchester +8 2 £350 -10.71%
Basingstoke -13 1 - - 1
Design Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Hampshire region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (68.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (52.00%) Network Design
3 13 (52.00%) Cisco
4 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (40.00%) CCNP
5 10 (40.00%) C
6 9 (36.00%) LAN
6 9 (36.00%) Firewall
7 8 (32.00%) Juniper
8 7 (28.00%) Wireless
8 7 (28.00%) Degree
9 6 (24.00%) JNCIA
9 6 (24.00%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (24.00%) Programme Management
9 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
9 6 (24.00%) WAN
9 6 (24.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (24.00%) Fortinet
9 6 (24.00%) TPMS
10 5 (20.00%) ITIL
10 5 (20.00%) CCDP
10 5 (20.00%) Service Management
10 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 4 (16.00%) ITSM
11 4 (16.00%) CCIE
11 4 (16.00%) CCSA
11 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
11 4 (16.00%) HP
11 4 (16.00%) CCIP

Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 6 (24.00%) TPMS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Firewall
1 9 (36.00%) LAN
2 7 (28.00%) Wireless
3 6 (24.00%) WAN
4 3 (12.00%) BGP
4 3 (12.00%) BIG-IP
4 3 (12.00%) OSPF
4 3 (12.00%) VLAN
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (8.00%) FTP
5 2 (8.00%) Junos
5 2 (8.00%) SNMP
5 2 (8.00%) VoIP
6 1 (4.00%) DAB
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security
6 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (8.00%) StarTeam
2 1 (4.00%) MSI
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Network Design
2 6 (24.00%) Programme Management
2 6 (24.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (24.00%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) Service Management
4 4 (16.00%) ITSM
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.00%) Requirements Management
7 1 (4.00%) CAE
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Network Management
7 1 (4.00%) Revenue Management
7 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (68.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (40.00%) CCNP
5 7 (28.00%) Degree
6 6 (24.00%) JNCIA
7 5 (20.00%) CCDP
8 4 (16.00%) CCIE
8 4 (16.00%) CCIP
8 4 (16.00%) CCNA
8 4 (16.00%) CCSA
8 4 (16.00%) CCSE
8 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) JNCIE
9 3 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (8.00%) HND
10 2 (8.00%) HP ASE
10 2 (8.00%) HP MASE
10 2 (8.00%) JNCIS
11 1 (4.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) ECSS
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) Juniper
3 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (24.00%) Fortinet
4 4 (16.00%) F5
4 4 (16.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) Riverbed
5 3 (12.00%) Aruba
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.00%) VMware