The table below looks at the statistics for the Build Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build Engineer
Rank 493 454 420
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 63 76 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 43 50
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£330 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £166 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £270 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.98% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £14.25 £18.88 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.50% +2.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £9.69 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £25.93 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £18.88 £12.42
% change year-on-year
-24.50% +51.97%
Build 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 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42688 41191 38318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.60% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27233 25100 22188
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 1864 2310
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Build Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Build Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Build Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Build Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Build Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Build Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Build Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Build Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Build Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Build Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Build Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
South East -9 31 £335 -16.25% 4
London -9 19 £350 -17.64% 6
South West -21 5 £150 -45.45%
East of England -5 3 £180 -30.76%
North West -5 2 £425 -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
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Build Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Build 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 Build Engineer in their job title.

1 86 (65.15%) Windows
2 52 (39.39%) Security Cleared
3 50 (37.88%) VMware
4 35 (26.52%) Microsoft
5 34 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 33 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 33 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (23.48%) Active Directory
8 30 (22.73%) DV Cleared
9 29 (21.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 28 (21.21%) HP
11 26 (19.70%) Windows 7
12 22 (16.67%) SCCM
12 22 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 22 (16.67%) Linux
13 21 (15.91%) Oracle
13 21 (15.91%) Firewall
14 20 (15.15%) UNIX
15 19 (14.39%) SQL
15 19 (14.39%) MSI
15 19 (14.39%) Jenkins
16 16 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (11.36%) Subversion
18 14 (10.61%) Windows Vista
19 13 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
19 13 (9.85%) MS Office
20 12 (9.09%) Shell Script
20 12 (9.09%) McAfee
20 12 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
20 12 (9.09%) Lumension

Build Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Build 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 Build Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.55%) IIS
2 3 (2.27%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.52%) Confluence
3 2 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.52%) JBoss
3 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (9.85%) MS Office
2 4 (3.03%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.91%) Firewall
2 11 (8.33%) DNS
3 7 (5.30%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.55%) DHCP
4 6 (4.55%) SSL
4 6 (4.55%) SAN
4 6 (4.55%) SNMP
5 5 (3.79%) X.400
5 5 (3.79%) X.500
6 3 (2.27%) Wireless
6 3 (2.27%) MPLS
6 3 (2.27%) VPN
6 3 (2.27%) ADSL
6 3 (2.27%) LAN
6 3 (2.27%) VoIP
6 3 (2.27%) WAN
6 3 (2.27%) SMTP
7 1 (0.76%) SMS
7 1 (0.76%) FTP
7 1 (0.76%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.52%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (14.39%) MSI
1 19 (14.39%) Jenkins
2 15 (11.36%) Subversion
3 7 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.55%) JIRA
4 6 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.79%) MSBuild
6 4 (3.03%) ClearQuest
6 4 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (3.03%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.03%) Maven
6 4 (3.03%) InstallShield
6 4 (3.03%) Ant
7 3 (2.27%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.27%) ClearCase
7 3 (2.27%) Hudson
8 2 (1.52%) Gerrit
8 2 (1.52%) FindBugs
8 2 (1.52%) JUnit
8 2 (1.52%) NUnit
General
1 9 (6.82%) Military
2 5 (3.79%) Finance
3 2 (1.52%) Legal
3 2 (1.52%) Banking
3 2 (1.52%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.76%) Online Betting
4 1 (0.76%) Publishing
4 1 (0.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.82%) .NET
2 7 (5.30%) XML
3 5 (3.79%) Middleware
4 3 (2.27%) Web Services
4 3 (2.27%) X-Windows
5 2 (1.52%) WCF
5 2 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.52%) OLE
5 2 (1.52%) ActiveX
5 2 (1.52%) ADO
5 2 (1.52%) DHTML
5 2 (1.52%) HTML
6 1 (0.76%) WSH
6 1 (0.76%) XSL
6 1 (0.76%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.06%) Replication
1 8 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.30%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (4.55%) Device Driver
4 4 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.27%) Clustering
6 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.52%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.76%) PDA
7 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.76%) Online Games
7 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 86 (65.15%) Windows
2 33 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (19.70%) Windows 7
4 22 (16.67%) Linux
5 20 (15.15%) UNIX
6 16 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (10.61%) Windows Vista
8 11 (8.33%) Windows XP
9 9 (6.82%) Windows 8
10 8 (6.06%) Solaris
11 5 (3.79%) SUSE
12 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (2.27%) AIX
13 3 (2.27%) HPUX
14 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.76%) Android
15 1 (0.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (7.58%) DevOps
4 9 (6.82%) Configuration Management
5 8 (6.06%) Scrum
6 7 (5.30%) Service Delivery
6 7 (5.30%) Integration Testing
7 6 (4.55%) Validation
7 6 (4.55%) Migration
7 6 (4.55%) Release Management
8 5 (3.79%) Workflow
9 4 (3.03%) Project Management
9 4 (3.03%) Unit Testing
9 4 (3.03%) Change Control
9 4 (3.03%) Build Automation
10 3 (2.27%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (2.27%) Boundary Protection
10 3 (2.27%) Test Management
10 3 (2.27%) Load Balancing
10 3 (2.27%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 19 (14.39%) SQL
3 12 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 11 (8.33%) Perl
5 9 (6.82%) VBScript
5 9 (6.82%) VB
5 9 (6.82%) Python
6 8 (6.06%) C#
7 5 (3.79%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.03%) Java
9 3 (2.27%) C++
9 3 (2.27%) Tcl
10 2 (1.52%) VBA
10 2 (1.52%) VB6
10 2 (1.52%) Ruby
10 2 (1.52%) Korn
10 2 (1.52%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.52%) PHP
10 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.52%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 30 (22.73%) DV Cleared
3 22 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.27%) MCSE
4 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.27%) Degree
5 1 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) QA
2 3 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (23.48%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.06%) vSphere
4 6 (4.55%) Firmware
4 6 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (3.79%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (3.79%) VMware Server
6 3 (2.27%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.52%) KVM
8 1 (0.76%) XenApp
8 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 29 (21.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 22 (16.67%) SCCM
3 9 (6.82%) Puppet
4 6 (4.55%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.52%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.52%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.76%) SCOM
8 1 (0.76%) WMI
Vendors
1 50 (37.88%) VMware
2 35 (26.52%) Microsoft
3 28 (21.21%) HP
4 21 (15.91%) Oracle
5 12 (9.09%) McAfee
5 12 (9.09%) Lumension
6 10 (7.58%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.79%) Symantec
7 5 (3.79%) EMC
7 5 (3.79%) Citrix
7 5 (3.79%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.03%) IBM
8 4 (3.03%) Remedy
8 4 (3.03%) Altiris
9 3 (2.27%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.27%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.27%) Cisco
9 3 (2.27%) Lotus
9 3 (2.27%) F5
10 2 (1.52%) Clearswift
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