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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Engineer
Rank 193 198 223
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.093% 0.069% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.075% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£425 - £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £268 £319
% change year-on-year
+26.16% -16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £26.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-51.92% -5.45%
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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
5002 5361 6717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 92.21% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3918 3876 4904
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 91 148
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £35.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) Clustering
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Data Governance
4 3 (37.50%) Server Building
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Lync
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (12.50%) SaaS
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
1 3 (37.50%) Data Governance
1 3 (37.50%) Server Building
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Office Automation
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Lotus
4 1 (12.50%) LANDesk