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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Customer Engineer
Rank 533 528 467
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -61
Contract jobs requiring a Customer Engineer 31 18 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.039% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.043% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
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£145 £318 £123
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.33% +159.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £304 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £332 £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £145 £318 £120
% change year-on-year
-54.33% +164.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 42
Average hourly rate £13.13 £14.13 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.07% -15.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £13.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £17.11 £17.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.46 £13.00 £16.70
% change year-on-year
-4.17% -22.13%
Customer 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
44005 42325 37797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.52% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27481 25452 22049
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1708 1839 2121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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
East of England +12 8 £325 -
Yorkshire -5 8 - -
London -12 6 - - 2
South East -27 5 £118 -64.70%
North West -13 2 - -
Customer Engineer
UK

Customer Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 67 (60.36%) Windows
2 54 (48.65%) Windows 7
3 20 (18.02%) Computacenter
3 20 (18.02%) Data Migration
3 20 (18.02%) Migration
4 19 (17.12%) A+ Certification
5 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
5 14 (12.61%) Windows XP
6 13 (11.71%) Linux
7 12 (10.81%) Remedy
7 12 (10.81%) Red Hat
7 12 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (9.91%) Blackberry
8 11 (9.91%) MS Office
9 10 (9.01%) Active Directory
10 9 (8.11%) C
11 8 (7.21%) Oracle
11 8 (7.21%) Telecoms
11 8 (7.21%) Mathematics
12 7 (6.31%) NSN NetAct
12 7 (6.31%) Mac OS X
12 7 (6.31%) Apple
13 6 (5.41%) 2G
13 6 (5.41%) Finance
13 6 (5.41%) 3G
13 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
13 6 (5.41%) DNS
13 6 (5.41%) SLA
13 6 (5.41%) MGW
13 6 (5.41%) Apple iOS

Customer Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (4.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (3.60%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (9.91%) MS Office
2 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) assyst
1 1 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) DNS
1 6 (5.41%) 3G
1 6 (5.41%) MGW
1 6 (5.41%) 2G
2 5 (4.50%) VoIP
3 4 (3.60%) HTTP
3 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.60%) LDAP
3 4 (3.60%) GSM
3 4 (3.60%) SMPP
3 4 (3.60%) Megaco
3 4 (3.60%) TCAP
3 4 (3.60%) SCCP
3 4 (3.60%) INAP
3 4 (3.60%) LTE
3 4 (3.60%) SCTP
3 4 (3.60%) XCAP
3 4 (3.60%) 4G
3 4 (3.60%) M3UA
4 3 (2.70%) VPN
General
1 8 (7.21%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.41%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Spanish Language
3 2 (1.80%) Publishing
3 2 (1.80%) Banking
3 2 (1.80%) French Language
3 2 (1.80%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.91%) Blackberry
2 8 (7.21%) Mathematics
3 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.60%) iPhone
4 4 (3.60%) iPad
5 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 67 (60.36%) Windows
2 54 (48.65%) Windows 7
3 14 (12.61%) Windows XP
4 13 (11.71%) Linux
5 12 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (6.31%) Mac OS X
7 6 (5.41%) Apple iOS
8 5 (4.50%) UNIX
9 4 (3.60%) Solaris
10 3 (2.70%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.90%) CentOS
11 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.02%) Migration
1 20 (18.02%) Data Migration
2 2 (1.80%) CRM
2 2 (1.80%) Service Management
3 1 (0.90%) ITSM
3 1 (0.90%) ITIL
3 1 (0.90%) Software Deployment
3 1 (0.90%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.11%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (17.12%) A+ Certification
2 2 (1.80%) Degree
3 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) HP APS
3 1 (0.90%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.01%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.80%) Firmware
3 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) NSN NetAct
2 6 (5.41%) SCCM
3 1 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (18.02%) Computacenter
2 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.81%) Red Hat
3 12 (10.81%) Remedy
4 8 (7.21%) Oracle
5 7 (6.31%) Apple
6 5 (4.50%) HP
7 4 (3.60%) Dell
7 4 (3.60%) Lotus
8 3 (2.70%) IBM
9 2 (1.80%) McAfee
9 2 (1.80%) Citrix
9 2 (1.80%) Juniper
9 2 (1.80%) Adobe
9 2 (1.80%) Sun
9 2 (1.80%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.80%) Altiris
10 1 (0.90%) Tandberg
10 1 (0.90%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.90%) Cisco