The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Engineer
Rank - 97 96
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.30% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £280 £250
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.28 £16.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -4.34%
Technical Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1562 1683 1518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.42% 96.39% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 953 743
Average daily rate £369 £355 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 92 159
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £21.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Technical Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Technical Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Technical Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Technical Engineer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) BMC
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) VMware