The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Engineer
Rank 204 220 210
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 3 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.050% 0.070% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.075% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Average daily rate
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£313 £319 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -34.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £263 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £428 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £330 £269
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +22.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £39.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-72.15% -28.18%
Project Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5598 6659 6481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.93% 92.58% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4229 4859 4739
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 127 155
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.35 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Project Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Project Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Project Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Engineer across the City of London region.

Project Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Project Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Project Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Project Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Engineer across the City of London region.

Project Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Project Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Project 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 Project Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) F5
3 8 (72.73%) Business Continuity Planning
3 8 (72.73%) Network Security
3 8 (72.73%) Security Architecture
3 8 (72.73%) Wireless
3 8 (72.73%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (72.73%) VPN
3 8 (72.73%) SSL
3 8 (72.73%) Juniper
3 8 (72.73%) BCP
3 8 (72.73%) Business Continuity
3 8 (72.73%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (9.09%) SCCM
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) CCNP
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification

Project Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Project 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 Project Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Wireless
2 8 (72.73%) Reverse Proxy
2 8 (72.73%) Network Security
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
2 8 (72.73%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) BCP
1 8 (72.73%) Business Continuity
1 8 (72.73%) Risk Assessment
1 8 (72.73%) Penetration Testing
1 8 (72.73%) Security Architecture
1 8 (72.73%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) F5
3 8 (72.73%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft