The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Technical Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Engineer
Rank 105 129 121
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 20 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.80% 0.11% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.12% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 7
Median daily rate £375 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £283 £250
% change year-on-year
+15.92% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £16.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -4.34%
Technical Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2329 2595 2535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.09% 92.55% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1213 1352 1280
Median daily rate £400 £378 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +4.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 86 95
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Technical Engineer in the job title.

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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +4 10 £380 - 2
Bracknell - 3 £253 -
Technical Engineer
South East

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Technical 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 Berkshire region featuring Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Linux
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.00%) MS Office
5 8 (25.00%) Oracle
5 8 (25.00%) VMware
5 8 (25.00%) F5
6 7 (21.88%) Office 365
6 7 (21.88%) German Language
6 7 (21.88%) Skype
6 7 (21.88%) SQL
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 6 (18.75%) MCSE
7 6 (18.75%) Unix
7 6 (18.75%) MCITP
7 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
8 5 (15.63%) vSphere
8 5 (15.63%) NetScaler
8 5 (15.63%) High Availability
8 5 (15.63%) MCDST
8 5 (15.63%) Ruby
8 5 (15.63%) Java
8 5 (15.63%) Python
8 5 (15.63%) Juniper
8 5 (15.63%) SLA
8 5 (15.63%) Cisco
9 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.50%) Active Directory

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.38%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) Drupal
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.13%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.13%) Node.js
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.13%) WildFly
4 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Office
2 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Office 365
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Skype
2 5 (15.63%) NetScaler
3 4 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
3 4 (12.50%) GPRS
3 4 (12.50%) SS7
3 4 (12.50%) UMTS
3 4 (12.50%) WCDMA
4 3 (9.38%) CDMA
4 3 (9.38%) Firewall
4 3 (9.38%) GSM
4 3 (9.38%) HTTP
4 3 (9.38%) LAN
4 3 (9.38%) WAN
5 2 (6.25%) DHCP
5 2 (6.25%) DNS
5 2 (6.25%) H.323
5 2 (6.25%) MGCP
5 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.25%) VoIP
5 2 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 3 (9.38%) Artifactory
2 3 (9.38%) Checkstyle
2 3 (9.38%) Cobertura
2 3 (9.38%) FindBugs
2 3 (9.38%) Hudson
2 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) Liquibase
2 3 (9.38%) Maven
2 3 (9.38%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (9.38%) Subversion
3 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (21.88%) German Language
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) French Language
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Italian Language
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
1 3 (9.38%) CSS
1 3 (9.38%) REST
2 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.25%) DCOM
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) J2EE
3 1 (3.13%) SAML
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Linux
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
4 6 (18.75%) Unix
5 4 (12.50%) Solaris
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) High Availability
2 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
3 3 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (9.38%) Change Management
3 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.38%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (9.38%) DevOps
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
3 3 (9.38%) Static Code Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.13%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.13%) Security Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 5 (15.63%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) Python
3 5 (15.63%) Ruby
4 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.38%) C
4 3 (9.38%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.38%) VB
5 2 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.25%) VB6
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.75%) MCITP
2 6 (18.75%) MCSE
3 5 (15.63%) MCDST
4 4 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) CCNP
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.13%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.13%) MCSA
5 1 (3.13%) MCSD
5 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) vSphere
2 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) F5
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle
2 8 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco
3 5 (15.63%) Juniper
4 4 (12.50%) Sybase
5 1 (3.13%) BMC
5 1 (3.13%) NetScout
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat