The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 44 40 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% 0.81% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.92% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £400 £226 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.79% +13.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £203 £275
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -26.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% -7.50%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
336 325 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.33% 87.37% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 139 220
Average daily rate £338 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 57 53
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Technical Engineer
Cambridgeshire

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Technical Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Technical Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Technical Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Technical Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) CCA
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix