The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 115 121 127
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 5 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.32% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £333 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
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
2213 2318 2653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.18% 91.40% 88.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1101 1019 982
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 89 84
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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
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 28 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +15 3 £275 - 4
Bracknell +1 1 - -
Slough - 1 - - 2
Windsor - - - - 2
Wokingham - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Technical Engineer
South East

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) QA
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 3 (18.75%) Wireless
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Nortel
4 3 (18.75%) Ericsson
4 3 (18.75%) Nokia
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) 3G
5 2 (12.50%) Internet
5 2 (12.50%) SS7
5 2 (12.50%) 2G
5 2 (12.50%) IIS
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (12.50%) CSS
5 2 (12.50%) HTTPS

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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%) IIS
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
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Wireless
2 2 (12.50%) 2G
2 2 (12.50%) HTTPS
2 2 (12.50%) 4G
2 2 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) 3G
2 2 (12.50%) SS7
3 1 (6.25%) NetScreen
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) SMS
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
1 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Web Development
2 2 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Scalability Testing
3 1 (6.25%) System Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) Software Distribution
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) UAG
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) WSUS
2 1 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (6.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) HP
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Nortel
2 3 (18.75%) Ericsson
2 3 (18.75%) Nokia
3 1 (6.25%) McAfee
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Mitel
3 1 (6.25%) Endeca
3 1 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) Coremetrics
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) IBM