The table below looks at the statistics for the Customer 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 Customer 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
Customer Engineer
Rank 624 572 576
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Customer Engineer 8 38 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.075% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.079% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £450 £118 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+280.54% -68.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £118 £265
% change year-on-year
+280.54% -55.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 30 21
Average hourly rate £14.13 £13.23 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% -13.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.42 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.83 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.13 £13.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+8.65% -14.75%
Customer Engineer
UK

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
48675 47897 46873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.03% 94.74% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32102 29497 29007
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1382 1920 1942
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Customer Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Customer Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Customer Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Customer Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Customer Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Customer Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Customer 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 Customer Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 3 £450 +280.54% 1
South West +3 2 - -
Yorkshire -5 1 - - 1
North West -8 1 - -
North East -31 1 - -
Customer Engineer
UK

Customer Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Customer 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 Customer Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 6 (30.00%) A+ Certification
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Data Migration
4 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (25.00%) C
5 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.00%) MS Office
5 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.00%) DNS
5 3 (15.00%) SLA
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) Android
6 2 (10.00%) iPhone
6 2 (10.00%) French Language
6 2 (10.00%) German Language
6 2 (10.00%) Italian Language
6 2 (10.00%) Spanish Language
6 2 (10.00%) Office 365
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.00%) Skype
6 2 (10.00%) Data Management
6 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (10.00%) DHCP

Customer Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Customer 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 Customer Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) Skype
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.00%) Power BI
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (10.00%) French Language
1 2 (10.00%) German Language
1 2 (10.00%) Italian Language
1 2 (10.00%) Spanish Language
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (10.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Data Migration
1 6 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Change Management
2 2 (10.00%) Data Management
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (5.00%) Facilities Management
3 1 (5.00%) High Availability
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (5.00%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Nokia
3 1 (5.00%) Apple
3 1 (5.00%) arcserve
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) Kaspersky