The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 142 125 131
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 5 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.084% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.090% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
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£158 £175 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -37.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £175 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £175 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £291
% change year-on-year
- -5.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +1.25%
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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2879 2214 2889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.69% 93.30% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1733 1094 1426
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 211 314
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Technical Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Technical Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Technical Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Technical Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 2 £204 - 4
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £190 -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Technical Engineer
England

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
3 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
4 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
5 6 (46.15%) DNS
5 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (46.15%) VMware
6 5 (38.46%) SAN
6 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
6 5 (38.46%) MS Office
6 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) LAN
7 4 (30.77%) WAN
8 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
8 3 (23.08%) ARCserve
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco
8 3 (23.08%) Intel
9 2 (15.38%) XenApp
9 2 (15.38%) vSphere
9 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
9 2 (15.38%) Fat Client

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 5 (38.46%) SAN
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
6 1 (7.69%) VLAN
6 1 (7.69%) Firewall
6 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.69%) LDAP
6 1 (7.69%) VoIP
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (15.38%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
1 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) CLARiiON
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
6 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) CCA
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) NFS
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) VMFS
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) XenServer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) ARCserve
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Intel
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Cognos
5 1 (7.69%) Mitel
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) Avaya
5 1 (7.69%) Polycom
5 1 (7.69%) ProCurve
5 1 (7.69%) F5