Period
to 18 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Design Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 18 February 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.

Senior Design Engineer
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 - 110
Rank change year-on-year - +110 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Design Engineer 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.083% - 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median daily rate £450 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 -
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1,127 1,309 1,854
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.76% 91.35% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 671 1,074
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £258 £220 £226
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 81 126
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -47.17% +47.22%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.95 £55.00 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year -3.33% -22.08% +13.00%

Senior Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Design Engineer in Reading

Senior Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Design Engineer in Reading

Senior Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, Senior 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 Reading region featuring Senior Design Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) CTI
1 1 (100.00%) SCCP
1 1 (100.00%) QSIG
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
1 1 (100.00%) RIA
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Acme Packet
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Sonus
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM

Senior Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) CTI
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) QSIG
1 1 (100.00%) SCCP
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
1 1 (100.00%) RIA
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Acme Packet
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sonus