The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.12% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £213 £225
% change year-on-year
+33.52% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.16 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-23.58% +52.63%
Technical Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
751 586 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.41% 90.15% 93.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 348 203
Average daily rate £360 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 17
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £31.50 £37.00
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 Birmingham

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

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Technical Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Technical Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Technical Engineer
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management