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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Customer Engineer
Rank 546 527 493
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Customer Engineer 33 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.054% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.059% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
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£183 - £120
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 - £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £237 - £130
UK excluding London average daily rate £183 - £119
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 21
Average hourly rate £15.99 £15.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.81% +17.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.59 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.98 £16.19 £16.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £12.42
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +22.78%
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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Customer Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Customer Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Customer Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Customer Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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 West +12 9 £115 - 1
South East -9 7 - -
London -5 6 - -
East Midlands -8 3 - -
East of England - 3 - -
Yorkshire -18 2 - -
North East - 2 - - 1
Customer Engineer
UK

Customer Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 36 (56.25%) Windows
2 27 (42.19%) Windows 7
3 17 (26.56%) Windows XP
4 12 (18.75%) MS Office
5 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 10 (15.63%) Active Directory
5 10 (15.63%) SCCM
5 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (14.06%) Remedy
7 8 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 8 (12.50%) Oracle
7 8 (12.50%) Linux
7 8 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (12.50%) NSN NetAct
8 7 (10.94%) Dell
9 6 (9.38%) HP
9 6 (9.38%) Blackberry
9 6 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (7.81%) McAfee
10 5 (7.81%) Mathematics
10 5 (7.81%) Citrix
10 5 (7.81%) C
10 5 (7.81%) Altiris
11 4 (6.25%) Data Migration
11 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
11 4 (6.25%) ITIL
11 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
11 4 (6.25%) SLA
11 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
11 4 (6.25%) Migration

Customer Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (4.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Office
2 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.69%) DNS
3 2 (3.13%) Network Security
3 2 (3.13%) VPN
3 2 (3.13%) SSL
3 2 (3.13%) Broadband
3 2 (3.13%) Wireless
4 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.56%) Internet
4 1 (1.56%) ISDN
4 1 (1.56%) VoIP
General
1 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 4 (6.25%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.81%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.69%) iPhone
4 3 (4.69%) iPad
5 1 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 36 (56.25%) Windows
2 27 (42.19%) Windows 7
3 17 (26.56%) Windows XP
4 8 (12.50%) Linux
4 8 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (6.25%) Data Migration
1 4 (6.25%) ITIL
1 4 (6.25%) Migration
2 3 (4.69%) ITSM
3 2 (3.13%) Software Deployment
3 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (3.13%) Service Management
4 1 (1.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) A+ Certification
3 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.56%) DCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) SCCM
2 8 (12.50%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (4.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.06%) Remedy
3 8 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 8 (12.50%) Oracle
4 7 (10.94%) Dell
5 6 (9.38%) HP
6 5 (7.81%) McAfee
6 5 (7.81%) Citrix
6 5 (7.81%) Altiris
7 3 (4.69%) Symantec
7 3 (4.69%) Sophos
7 3 (4.69%) Lotus
8 2 (3.13%) Cisco
8 2 (3.13%) Adobe
8 2 (3.13%) Bloomberg
8 2 (3.13%) Juniper
8 2 (3.13%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.56%) Sony
9 1 (1.56%) Apple
9 1 (1.56%) IBM