The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Engineer
Rank 497 499 468
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 73 71 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 48 32
Average daily rate
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£289 £230 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.54% -20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £400 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £213 £225
% change year-on-year
+33.52% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 12
Average hourly rate £15.75 £29.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.68% +61.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £16.74 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.97 £124.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.16 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-23.58% +52.63%
Technical 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
45619 44406 38688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.57% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 28722 27970 22842
Average daily rate £400 £397 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
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 1788 1844 1977
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Technical Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Technical Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Technical Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Technical Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Technical Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

Technical Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Technical 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 Technical Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 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
London +2 18 £325 +36.84% 10
South East -17 12 £235 -12.14% 22
South West +13 11 £225 +73.07% 3
North West -17 10 £294 +47.98% 4
East Midlands - 9 £235 -
East of England -2 8 £319 +63.46% 8
West Midlands -7 3 - - 6
Yorkshire -24 1 - - 1
North East - 1 - - 1
Technical Engineer
UK

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 88 (54.32%) Windows
2 40 (24.69%) Active Directory
3 38 (23.46%) Microsoft
4 34 (20.99%) Cisco
5 33 (20.37%) VMware
6 30 (18.52%) Linux
7 29 (17.90%) Degree
7 29 (17.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (17.28%) ITIL
9 24 (14.81%) HP
10 21 (12.96%) SQL Server
11 20 (12.35%) MS Office
11 20 (12.35%) Finance
12 19 (11.73%) MS Exchange
12 19 (11.73%) Security Cleared
12 19 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (11.11%) Windows 7
13 18 (11.11%) JavaScript
13 18 (11.11%) Python
13 18 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (10.49%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (9.88%) Perl
15 16 (9.88%) Wireless
15 16 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (9.26%) Telecoms
16 15 (9.26%) Computer Science
16 15 (9.26%) LAN
16 15 (9.26%) TCP/IP
16 15 (9.26%) Citrix
17 14 (8.64%) UNIX

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 19 (11.73%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.79%) Oracle Workflow
3 10 (6.17%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (3.70%) WebLogic
7 5 (3.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.85%) Lync
9 3 (1.85%) IIS
9 3 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.62%) Jetty
11 1 (0.62%) nginx
11 1 (0.62%) Apache
11 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (12.35%) MS Office
2 9 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.17%) Office 365
2 5 (3.09%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.23%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.62%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.88%) Wireless
2 15 (9.26%) LAN
2 15 (9.26%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.79%) Internet
3 11 (6.79%) SAN
4 10 (6.17%) DNS
5 9 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (5.56%) BGP
5 9 (5.56%) EIGRP
5 9 (5.56%) Firewall
6 8 (4.94%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (4.94%) Multicast
7 7 (4.32%) WAN
7 7 (4.32%) MPLS
8 6 (3.70%) IP Telephony
8 6 (3.70%) VoIP
8 6 (3.70%) VPN
8 6 (3.70%) DHCP
8 6 (3.70%) NAS
9 5 (3.09%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.79%) MongoDB
2 11 (6.79%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (8.64%) JIRA
2 11 (6.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (6.79%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.23%) Selenium
3 2 (1.23%) WebLOAD
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.62%) Maven
4 1 (0.62%) Subversion
General
1 20 (12.35%) Finance
2 15 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.56%) Front Office
4 6 (3.70%) Banking
5 5 (3.09%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.47%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.85%) Retail
7 3 (1.85%) Automotive
8 2 (1.23%) Legal
9 1 (0.62%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.62%) Marketing
9 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.62%) Law
9 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.62%) Advertising
9 1 (0.62%) Publishing
9 1 (0.62%) Games
9 1 (0.62%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.17%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (3.70%) CSS
2 6 (3.70%) HTML
2 6 (3.70%) HTML5
3 5 (3.09%) CSS3
3 5 (3.09%) jQuery
4 4 (2.47%) .NET
5 2 (1.23%) Web Services
6 1 (0.62%) Jinja
6 1 (0.62%) WCF
6 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.62%) MAPI
6 1 (0.62%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.26%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.70%) Thin Client
3 6 (3.70%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.47%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.85%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.85%) Clustering
7 1 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.62%) Telematics
7 1 (0.62%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.62%) PKI
7 1 (0.62%) Derivative
7 1 (0.62%) Informatics
7 1 (0.62%) Life Science
7 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 88 (54.32%) Windows
2 30 (18.52%) Linux
3 29 (17.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 18 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (8.64%) UNIX
6 11 (6.79%) Solaris
7 10 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (4.94%) Windows 2000
8 8 (4.94%) Windows NT
9 6 (3.70%) Windows XP
9 6 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.85%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.23%) Android
12 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.62%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.28%) ITIL
2 16 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (7.41%) Time Management
3 12 (7.41%) SDLC
4 11 (6.79%) OO
4 11 (6.79%) Workflow
4 11 (6.79%) Scrum
4 11 (6.79%) Migration
4 11 (6.79%) Software Engineering
4 11 (6.79%) Incident Management
5 10 (6.17%) Automated Testing
6 9 (5.56%) Network Management
7 8 (4.94%) Service Management
7 8 (4.94%) Load Balancing
7 8 (4.94%) Mentoring
8 7 (4.32%) Analytics
8 7 (4.32%) Change Management
9 6 (3.70%) Asset Management
9 6 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 18 (11.11%) Python
2 16 (9.88%) Perl
3 14 (8.64%) C#
4 13 (8.02%) Java
5 12 (7.41%) Shell Script
6 10 (6.17%) SQL
7 3 (1.85%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.23%) C
8 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.62%) Ruby
9 1 (0.62%) X++
Qualifications
1 29 (17.90%) Degree
2 19 (11.73%) Security Cleared
3 17 (10.49%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (7.41%) DV Cleared
5 11 (6.79%) CCNP
5 11 (6.79%) CCNA
6 7 (4.32%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.47%) MCSE
9 3 (1.85%) CCIE
9 3 (1.85%) CCVP
10 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.23%) MCP
11 1 (0.62%) VCAP
11 1 (0.62%) VCP5
11 1 (0.62%) CCEE
11 1 (0.62%) CCAA
11 1 (0.62%) CCIA
11 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.32%) QA
2 4 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (24.69%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.56%) XenApp
4 7 (4.32%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.32%) vSphere
5 5 (3.09%) BitLocker
5 5 (3.09%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.47%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.85%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.62%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.62%) vCloud
8 1 (0.62%) XenServer
8 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (8.64%) SCCM
2 12 (7.41%) Puppet
3 3 (1.85%) ARCserve
3 3 (1.85%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.23%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.62%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.62%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.62%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.62%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.62%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 38 (23.46%) Microsoft
2 34 (20.99%) Cisco
3 33 (20.37%) VMware
4 24 (14.81%) HP
5 15 (9.26%) Citrix
6 13 (8.02%) Oracle
7 11 (6.79%) Apple
8 7 (4.32%) Juniper
9 6 (3.70%) AppSense
9 6 (3.70%) Google
9 6 (3.70%) Nokia
9 6 (3.70%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.09%) Splunk
10 5 (3.09%) F5
10 5 (3.09%) Fidessa
10 5 (3.09%) Adobe
10 5 (3.09%) Wyse
11 4 (2.47%) Dell
11 4 (2.47%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 3 (1.85%) Intel