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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Engineer
Rank 114 110 120
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 6 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.40% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.44% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
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£235 £313 £262
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.80% +19.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £242 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £410 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £213 £225
% change year-on-year
+33.52% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £182.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.16 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-23.58% +52.63%
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
2258 2262 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.35% 89.44% 91.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 1112 905
Average daily rate £388 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 74 116
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -30.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015. 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 +8 4 £170 -48.17% 7
Bracknell -6 1 £170 -32.00%
Technical Engineer
South East

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ATM
2 3 (20.00%) Wireless
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) CMMI
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (13.33%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (13.33%) MS Office
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Kanban
3 2 (13.33%) Server Building
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.67%) MGW
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) ATM
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) 2G
2 1 (6.67%) RNC
2 1 (6.67%) GGSN
2 1 (6.67%) SGSN
2 1 (6.67%) MGW
2 1 (6.67%) xDSL
2 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.67%) 4G
2 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (6.67%) Broadband
2 1 (6.67%) CDMA
2 1 (6.67%) GPRS
2 1 (6.67%) GSM
2 1 (6.67%) ISDN
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) PSTN
2 1 (6.67%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Scrum
1 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (13.33%) Kanban
1 2 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (13.33%) CMMI
1 2 (13.33%) Server Building
2 1 (6.67%) ERP
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
2 1 (6.67%) DevOps
2 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
2 2 (13.33%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) Sun Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SCSA
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Veritas
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Huawei
3 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (6.67%) Aruba
3 1 (6.67%) Sun
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Sybase
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco