The median contractor rate for a Design Engineer was £414 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 238 228
Rank change year-on-year +21 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Design Engineer 31 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.48% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 17
Median daily rate £414 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.40% +20.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £282 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +8.28% +8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -  
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7368 8379 8989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.56% 95.03% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4310 4996 5126
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 381 430
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.61 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.75% +21.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in the South East

Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Design Engineer in the South East

Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Design Engineer in the South East

Design Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Design Engineer in the South East

Design Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Hampshire +6 14 £403 +15.14% 1
Berkshire +12 11 £353 -23.41% 1
Surrey +6 3 £475 +69.64% 2
Buckinghamshire -17 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £525 -
West Sussex - 1 £200 - 1
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (38.81%) Cisco
2 22 (32.84%) Telecoms
2 22 (32.84%) Security Cleared
3 20 (29.85%) Network Design
4 19 (28.36%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (28.36%) SC Cleared
5 17 (25.37%) CCNP
6 16 (23.88%) Degree
7 14 (20.90%) Firewall
8 13 (19.40%) LAN
9 12 (17.91%) 3G
9 12 (17.91%) 4G
10 11 (16.42%) C
11 10 (14.93%) CCIE
11 10 (14.93%) Nokia
11 10 (14.93%) Juniper
11 10 (14.93%) CCNA
11 10 (14.93%) F5
11 10 (14.93%) LTE
12 9 (13.43%) Diameter Protocol
12 9 (13.43%) CheckPoint
12 9 (13.43%) WAN
13 8 (11.94%) LDAP
13 8 (11.94%) Wireless
13 8 (11.94%) VoLTE
13 8 (11.94%) Fortinet
14 7 (10.45%) SIGTRAN
14 7 (10.45%) SPML
14 7 (10.45%) Migration
14 7 (10.45%) INAP

Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (8.96%) TPMS
2 1 (1.49%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (1.49%) JBoss
2 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) CATIA
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.99%) OrCAD
2 1 (1.49%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.49%) Solid Edge
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.49%) IaaS
2 1 (1.49%) PaaS
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
2 1 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.90%) Firewall
2 13 (19.40%) LAN
3 12 (17.91%) 3G
3 12 (17.91%) 4G
4 10 (14.93%) LTE
5 9 (13.43%) Diameter Protocol
5 9 (13.43%) WAN
6 8 (11.94%) LDAP
6 8 (11.94%) VoLTE
6 8 (11.94%) Wireless
7 7 (10.45%) INAP
7 7 (10.45%) SIGTRAN
7 7 (10.45%) VPN
8 6 (8.96%) BGP
8 6 (8.96%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (8.96%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (8.96%) Unified Communications
8 6 (8.96%) VoIP
9 5 (7.46%) OSPF
10 4 (5.97%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (2.99%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.49%) MSI
2 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (32.84%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.48%) Electronics
2 3 (4.48%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.99%) Automotive
4 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.49%) Avionics
4 1 (1.49%) Billing
4 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) SOAP
1 7 (10.45%) SPML
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.49%) Java EE
2 1 (1.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.99%) Machine to Machine
3 2 (2.99%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.49%) Contactless
4 1 (1.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.49%) Handset
4 1 (1.49%) Infotainment
4 1 (1.49%) IVR
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) PKI
4 1 (1.49%) Replication
4 1 (1.49%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.49%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Unix
2 3 (4.48%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) Network Design
2 7 (10.45%) Migration
3 6 (8.96%) Programme Management
3 6 (8.96%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (8.96%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (7.46%) ITIL
4 5 (7.46%) Service Management
4 5 (7.46%) Validation
5 4 (5.97%) CAD
5 4 (5.97%) Capacity Management
5 4 (5.97%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (5.97%) Data Management
5 4 (5.97%) ITSM
5 4 (5.97%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.97%) Schematic Capture
6 3 (4.48%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.99%) Performance Management
7 2 (2.99%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) C
2 1 (1.49%) C#
2 1 (1.49%) C++
2 1 (1.49%) C++/CLI
2 1 (1.49%) Java
2 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (32.84%) Security Cleared
2 19 (28.36%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (28.36%) SC Cleared
3 17 (25.37%) CCNP
4 16 (23.88%) Degree
5 10 (14.93%) CCIE
5 10 (14.93%) CCNA
6 6 (8.96%) JNCIA
7 5 (7.46%) CCDP
7 5 (7.46%) CCSA
8 4 (5.97%) CCIP
8 4 (5.97%) CCSE
8 4 (5.97%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (5.97%) DV Cleared
8 4 (5.97%) JNCIE
9 2 (2.99%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) HND
9 2 (2.99%) HP ASE
9 2 (2.99%) HP MASE
9 2 (2.99%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.49%) ECSS
3 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.49%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (8.96%) Cisco UCCE
1 6 (8.96%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (7.46%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.99%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 26 (38.81%) Cisco
2 10 (14.93%) F5
2 10 (14.93%) Juniper
2 10 (14.93%) Nokia
3 9 (13.43%) CheckPoint
4 8 (11.94%) Fortinet
5 5 (7.46%) HP
5 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.97%) EMC
6 4 (5.97%) Riverbed
7 3 (4.48%) Aruba
7 3 (4.48%) VMware
8 2 (2.99%) Nokia Networks
8 2 (2.99%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.99%) Samsung
9 1 (1.49%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.49%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.49%) Cadence
9 1 (1.49%) New Relic
9 1 (1.49%) Xilinx
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