The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 123 118 130
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 8 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.041% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.045% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate £290 £203 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.20% -25.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £203 £275
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -26.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% -7.50%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2591 2242 2809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.18% 91.47% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 885 1035
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 150 103
Average hourly rate £17.00 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Technical Engineer
South East

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Technical Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Technical Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Technical Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Technical Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Technical Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 3 £250 - 3
Reading - 2 £320 - 4
Slough - 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Technical Engineer
South East

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) QA
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 3 (18.75%) SLA
5 2 (12.50%) UNIX
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) Ericsson
5 2 (12.50%) Nokia
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Nortel
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Release Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Wireless
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) MPLS
3 1 (6.25%) DSL
3 1 (6.25%) NetScreen
3 1 (6.25%) Broadband
3 1 (6.25%) CDMA
3 1 (6.25%) GPRS
3 1 (6.25%) GSM
3 1 (6.25%) UMTS
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) NGN
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
1 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.25%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
1 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 2 (12.50%) Release Management
1 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.25%) Analytics
2 1 (6.25%) Software Distribution
2 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (6.25%) CAD
2 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Scalability Testing
2 1 (6.25%) System Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Time Management
2 1 (6.25%) BDD
2 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) CCA
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) UAG
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.25%) WMI
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Nortel
3 2 (12.50%) Ericsson
3 2 (12.50%) Nokia
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) McAfee
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (6.25%) Altiris
4 1 (6.25%) Endeca
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) Coremetrics
4 1 (6.25%) Huawei
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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