The median contractor rate for a Design Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Design Engineer
England / London
Rank 382 407 387
Rank change year-on-year +25 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 20 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.055% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.057% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 15
Median daily rate £500 £393 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.38% -21.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £378 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £418 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £394 £373
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £46.50 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.46% -  
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18217 20900 19829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.03% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12944 14975 13682
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 282 362
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in London

Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Design Engineer in London

Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Design Engineer in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Design Engineer in London

Design Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Design Engineer in London

Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Croydon +12 1 £550 -
City of London +8 1 £725 +93.33%
Osterley - 1 - -
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 12 (31.58%) Windows
3 11 (28.95%) Linux
4 10 (26.32%) ITIL
4 10 (26.32%) HP
4 10 (26.32%) Dell
4 10 (26.32%) Citrix
4 10 (26.32%) Cisco
5 9 (23.68%) Symantec
5 9 (23.68%) Finance
5 9 (23.68%) SCCM
5 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
5 9 (23.68%) Windows 10
6 8 (21.05%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (21.05%) BitLocker
6 8 (21.05%) Android
6 8 (21.05%) XenApp
6 8 (21.05%) XenDesktop
6 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell
6 8 (21.05%) Apple iOS
6 8 (21.05%) Xen
6 8 (21.05%) WSUS
6 8 (21.05%) Google
6 8 (21.05%) Ubuntu
6 8 (21.05%) Mac OS X
6 8 (21.05%) Apple
6 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 8 (21.05%) Python

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) G Suite
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.63%) GitHub
3 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (10.53%) DWDM
1 4 (10.53%) Firewall
1 4 (10.53%) SDH
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (7.89%) Wireless
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) LTE
3 2 (5.26%) MPLS
3 2 (5.26%) Network Security
3 2 (5.26%) VPN
3 2 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (2.63%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) TACACS
4 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.63%) Avionics
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Games
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.63%) CSS
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Cloud Native
2 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) MPEG
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) EPoS
4 1 (2.63%) Equities
4 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.63%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Linux
3 9 (23.68%) Windows 10
4 8 (21.05%) Android
4 8 (21.05%) Apple iOS
4 8 (21.05%) Mac OS X
4 8 (21.05%) Ubuntu
4 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.26%) AIX
5 2 (5.26%) Solaris
5 2 (5.26%) Unix
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
2 8 (21.05%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 7 (18.42%) Patch Management
3 7 (18.42%) Software Distribution
3 7 (18.42%) Translating Business Requirements
3 7 (18.42%) Use Case
4 5 (13.16%) Network Design
5 4 (10.53%) CAD
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps
7 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.26%) High Availability
7 2 (5.26%) Low Latency
7 2 (5.26%) Network Architecture
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) Prototyping
8 1 (2.63%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 1 (2.63%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
2 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell
2 8 (21.05%) Python
3 2 (5.26%) C
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) C++
4 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.79%) CCIE
2 6 (15.79%) CCNP
2 6 (15.79%) Degree
3 4 (10.53%) BICSI RCDD
4 2 (5.26%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) JNCIE
4 2 (5.26%) JNCIP
4 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) ACMT
5 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.63%) CCA
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.63%) MCSE
5 1 (2.63%) MCTS
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) DO-178B
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.05%) BitLocker
2 8 (21.05%) Xen
2 8 (21.05%) XenApp
2 8 (21.05%) XenDesktop
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) SCCM
2 8 (21.05%) WSUS
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.63%) Ansible
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.63%) Control-M
4 1 (2.63%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (2.63%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Cisco
1 10 (26.32%) Citrix
1 10 (26.32%) Dell
1 10 (26.32%) HP
2 9 (23.68%) Symantec
3 8 (21.05%) Apple
3 8 (21.05%) Google
3 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.42%) ServiceNow
5 4 (10.53%) Ciena
5 4 (10.53%) Huawei
6 3 (7.89%) Juniper
6 3 (7.89%) VMware
7 2 (5.26%) Bloomberg
7 2 (5.26%) Hortonworks
7 2 (5.26%) IBM
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle
7 2 (5.26%) Reuters
8 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.63%) Splunk
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