Period
to 19 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Design Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 52 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 - +77
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.32% 0.52% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Lancashire median daily rate - £478 -
North West median daily rate £513 £500 £401
% change year-on-year +2.50% +24.84% -7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £19.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Contract vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 592 529 684
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.42% 91.52% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 308 427
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.59% -4.24%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £214
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 44 64
Lancashire median hourly rate £25.12 £41.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.10% +11.49% +21.23%
10th Percentile £10.11 £11.25 £12.08
90th Percentile £56.10 £47.85 £59.31
North West median hourly rate £19.33 £18.84 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.57% +10.82% -9.33%

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in Lancashire

Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Design Engineer in Lancashire

Design Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Design Engineer in Lancashire

Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. 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
Chorley - 2 - -
Design Engineer
North West

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, Design Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
1 2 (100.00%) DMZ
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall

Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DMZ
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
1 2 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto