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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 102 101 111
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 6 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.30% 0.50% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.55% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 9
Median daily rate £348 £398 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.57% -9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £160.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.93 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +35.44%

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
1821 2186 2348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.39% 90.44% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 932 1124 1214
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 117 50
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £63.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 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
Reading +3 2 £300 -33.33% 5
Maidenhead -4 1 £395 -
Ascot - 1 £450 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Technical Engineer
South East

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) F5
3 3 (23.08%) MPLS
3 3 (23.08%) DSLAM
3 3 (23.08%) GPON
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) LANDesk
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Stress Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Mitel
5 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) IOS XR
5 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) DSLAM
2 3 (23.08%) GPON
2 3 (23.08%) MPLS
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) BGP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.69%) DSL
4 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) Junos
4 1 (7.69%) L2TP
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) OSPF
4 1 (7.69%) PPP
4 1 (7.69%) SNMP
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) WLAN
4 1 (7.69%) X.21
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Network Management
2 1 (7.69%) Presales
2 1 (7.69%) Stress Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Time Management
2 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) F5
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) LANDesk
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) Mitel
4 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto