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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Customer Engineer
Rank 497 525 517
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Customer Engineer 83 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.069% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.075% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
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£112 £130 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.23% -10.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £95 £350 £145
% change year-on-year
-72.85% +141.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 28 21
Average hourly rate £16.67 £15.80 £13.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.49% +13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.42 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £17.86 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+28.61% -13.33%
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
47219 44152 43699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.53% 92.85% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30291 27295 25073
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1930 2332
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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
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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 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
South East +10 28 - -
London +6 15 £112 -14.23% 1
South West -22 15 £115 -
Yorkshire -11 3 - -
Customer Engineer
UK

Customer Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 76 (50.00%) Windows
2 63 (41.45%) Windows 7
3 40 (26.32%) C
4 39 (25.66%) Mathematics
5 28 (18.42%) Computacenter
6 22 (14.47%) Windows XP
7 21 (13.82%) A+ Certification
8 20 (13.16%) Active Directory
9 18 (11.84%) Migration
9 18 (11.84%) Data Migration
10 15 (9.87%) DNS
11 13 (8.55%) MS Excel
12 12 (7.89%) Microsoft
13 11 (7.24%) TCP/IP
13 11 (7.24%) MS Office
13 11 (7.24%) Blackberry
14 10 (6.58%) SAN
14 10 (6.58%) DHCP
14 10 (6.58%) MS Exchange
15 9 (5.92%) 2G
16 8 (5.26%) Remedy
17 7 (4.61%) Apple
17 7 (4.61%) Telecoms
17 7 (4.61%) SLA
18 6 (3.95%) Linux
18 6 (3.95%) Finance
18 6 (3.95%) 3G
18 6 (3.95%) MGW
19 5 (3.29%) Spanish Language
19 5 (3.29%) SCTP

Customer Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 10 (6.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (3.29%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.66%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.87%) DNS
2 11 (7.24%) TCP/IP
3 10 (6.58%) SAN
3 10 (6.58%) DHCP
4 9 (5.92%) 2G
5 6 (3.95%) 3G
5 6 (3.95%) MGW
6 5 (3.29%) SCTP
6 5 (3.29%) VoIP
7 4 (2.63%) LTE
7 4 (2.63%) SMPP
7 4 (2.63%) Megaco
7 4 (2.63%) TCAP
7 4 (2.63%) SCCP
7 4 (2.63%) INAP
7 4 (2.63%) HTTP
7 4 (2.63%) LDAP
7 4 (2.63%) GSM
7 4 (2.63%) XCAP
7 4 (2.63%) 4G
General
1 7 (4.61%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.95%) Finance
3 5 (3.29%) Spanish Language
4 3 (1.97%) Banking
5 2 (1.32%) French Language
5 2 (1.32%) German Language
5 2 (1.32%) Publishing
6 1 (0.66%) Games
6 1 (0.66%) Legal
6 1 (0.66%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.63%) SOAP
2 1 (0.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (25.66%) Mathematics
2 11 (7.24%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.97%) iPhone
3 3 (1.97%) iPad
3 3 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.66%) IVR
5 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.66%) CMDB
5 1 (0.66%) Blog
5 1 (0.66%) Online Games
5 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 76 (50.00%) Windows
2 63 (41.45%) Windows 7
3 22 (14.47%) Windows XP
4 6 (3.95%) Linux
5 5 (3.29%) UNIX
5 5 (3.29%) Mac OS X
5 5 (3.29%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.63%) Solaris
7 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.66%) CentOS
9 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.84%) Migration
1 18 (11.84%) Data Migration
2 3 (1.97%) Test Scripting
2 3 (1.97%) Project Management
2 3 (1.97%) Service Delivery
2 3 (1.97%) ITSM
3 2 (1.32%) CRM
4 1 (0.66%) E-Commerce
4 1 (0.66%) Information Security
4 1 (0.66%) Network Planning
4 1 (0.66%) Business Analysis
4 1 (0.66%) Incident Management
4 1 (0.66%) Data Protection
4 1 (0.66%) Security Architecture
4 1 (0.66%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (0.66%) Software Deployment
4 1 (0.66%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (0.66%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 40 (26.32%) C
2 1 (0.66%) Java
2 1 (0.66%) PHP
2 1 (0.66%) Python
2 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (13.82%) A+ Certification
2 3 (1.97%) Degree
3 1 (0.66%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.61%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.32%) Firmware
3 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (18.42%) Computacenter
2 12 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.26%) Remedy
4 7 (4.61%) Apple
5 5 (3.29%) Lotus
5 5 (3.29%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.29%) HP
6 3 (1.97%) Dell
6 3 (1.97%) Cisco
6 3 (1.97%) IBM
7 2 (1.32%) Sun
7 2 (1.32%) Nokia
7 2 (1.32%) McAfee
7 2 (1.32%) Huawei
7 2 (1.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (0.66%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.66%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle
8 1 (0.66%) VMware
8 1 (0.66%) Altiris
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