The median contractor rate for a Design Engineer was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newport during the 3 months to 29 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.

Design Engineer
South Wales / Newport
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 1.02% - 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% - 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £381 £375
% change year-on-year +2.95% +1.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +6.66% -11.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Newport. 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
Newport
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 96 78 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newport 97.96% 97.50% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 50 50
Median daily rate £494 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.44% -7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £110 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £43.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.66% +26.08%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in Newport

Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Design Engineer in Newport

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 29 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 Newport region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements

Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed