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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Engineer
Rank 508 505 540
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 88 88 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.19% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.20% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 53 20
Average daily rate £306 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £215 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £500 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £22.22 £12.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.72% -41.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £12.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £153.00 £21.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.93 £12.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year
+35.44% -38.08%
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
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
London +7 39 £306 -11.87% 16
South East +19 23 £300 -31.42% 22
Yorkshire -14 10 £413 +68.36% 7
South West +5 6 £178 -29.00% 5
West Midlands -15 3 - - 8
North West -16 3 £400 +4.91% 3
East Midlands - 3 - - 3
East of England -2 2 - - 7
North East -18 1 - -
Technical Engineer
UK

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 87 (58.78%) Windows
2 40 (27.03%) Linux
3 36 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 36 (24.32%) Windows Server
4 35 (23.65%) Active Directory
5 27 (18.24%) Unix
6 26 (17.57%) SQL
7 25 (16.89%) C#
7 25 (16.89%) VMware
8 24 (16.22%) Oracle
8 24 (16.22%) Cisco
9 23 (15.54%) Solaris
10 22 (14.86%) Windows 7
11 20 (13.51%) Time Management
12 18 (12.16%) Telecoms
13 17 (11.49%) Python
13 17 (11.49%) SQL Server
13 17 (11.49%) Java
13 17 (11.49%) HP
13 17 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (11.49%) Relational Database
14 16 (10.81%) Splunk
14 16 (10.81%) AIX
14 16 (10.81%) Migration
15 15 (10.14%) HPUX
15 15 (10.14%) Office 365
16 14 (9.46%) Security Cleared
16 14 (9.46%) Perl
16 14 (9.46%) LDAP
16 14 (9.46%) Business Intelligence

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (7.43%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.08%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.73%) IIS
4 6 (4.05%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.38%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.03%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.03%) JBoss
7 3 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.35%) Confluence
8 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.35%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (8.11%) MS Office
2 10 (6.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Eikon
1 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.14%) Office 365
2 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.35%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.35%) Yammer
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.46%) Firewall
1 14 (9.46%) LDAP
2 12 (8.11%) VoIP
3 7 (4.73%) Diameter Protocol
3 7 (4.73%) DNS
3 7 (4.73%) GPRS
3 7 (4.73%) SAN
3 7 (4.73%) SS7
3 7 (4.73%) UMTS
3 7 (4.73%) WCDMA
4 6 (4.05%) CDMA
4 6 (4.05%) GSM
4 6 (4.05%) Internet
4 6 (4.05%) Skype
5 5 (3.38%) IP Telephony
5 5 (3.38%) LAN
5 5 (3.38%) MPLS
5 5 (3.38%) Wireless
6 4 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.49%) Relational Database
1 17 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.73%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.38%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.38%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) Informix
5 1 (0.68%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (8.11%) JIRA
2 6 (4.05%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (3.38%) Bugzilla
3 5 (3.38%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.38%) Hudson
4 4 (2.70%) Maven
4 4 (2.70%) Selenium
4 4 (2.70%) SoapUI
4 4 (2.70%) Trac
5 3 (2.03%) Artifactory
5 3 (2.03%) Checkstyle
5 3 (2.03%) Cobertura
5 3 (2.03%) FindBugs
5 3 (2.03%) Liquibase
5 3 (2.03%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (2.03%) Subversion
6 2 (1.35%) Ant
6 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (12.16%) Telecoms
2 14 (9.46%) Finance
3 6 (4.05%) Billing
4 5 (3.38%) Law
4 5 (3.38%) Legal
5 4 (2.70%) Back Office
5 4 (2.70%) Banking
6 3 (2.03%) Retail
7 2 (1.35%) Games
7 2 (1.35%) German Language
8 1 (0.68%) French Language
8 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.76%) HTML
1 10 (6.76%) XML
2 9 (6.08%) .NET
3 8 (5.41%) JSON
3 8 (5.41%) Regular Expression
4 4 (2.70%) REST
5 3 (2.03%) Web Services
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.68%) CSS
6 1 (0.68%) J2EE
6 1 (0.68%) JDBC
6 1 (0.68%) Middleware
6 1 (0.68%) Play Framework
6 1 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.68%) SAML
6 1 (0.68%) SGML
6 1 (0.68%) SOAP
6 1 (0.68%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.41%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.05%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.38%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.35%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.35%) EPoS
6 1 (0.68%) Clustering
6 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.68%) iPad
6 1 (0.68%) iPhone
6 1 (0.68%) NHS
6 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.68%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.68%) PKI
6 1 (0.68%) Replication
6 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 87 (58.78%) Windows
2 40 (27.03%) Linux
3 36 (24.32%) Windows Server
4 27 (18.24%) Unix
5 23 (15.54%) Solaris
6 22 (14.86%) Windows 7
7 17 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (10.81%) AIX
9 15 (10.14%) HPUX
10 13 (8.78%) Mac OS X
11 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (6.08%) Windows 8
14 6 (4.05%) Android
15 4 (2.70%) Windows XP
16 3 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.68%) CentOS
17 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
17 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.51%) Time Management
2 16 (10.81%) Migration
3 14 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (8.78%) Knowledge Management
5 12 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (6.76%) ITIL
6 10 (6.76%) Software Engineering
7 9 (6.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (5.41%) SDLC
9 7 (4.73%) DevOps
10 5 (3.38%) Automated Testing
10 5 (3.38%) Defect Management
10 5 (3.38%) OO
10 5 (3.38%) Project Management
10 5 (3.38%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.38%) Workflow
11 4 (2.70%) Change Management
11 4 (2.70%) Dashboard Development
11 4 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.57%) SQL
2 25 (16.89%) C#
3 17 (11.49%) Java
3 17 (11.49%) Python
4 14 (9.46%) Perl
5 13 (8.78%) Shell Script
6 12 (8.11%) PowerShell
7 11 (7.43%) C++
8 7 (4.73%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.38%) Ruby
10 4 (2.70%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.70%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.03%) C
12 1 (0.68%) PHP
12 1 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (9.46%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.08%) MCSE
4 8 (5.41%) MCITP
5 7 (4.73%) Degree
5 7 (4.73%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.05%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (2.03%) ISTQB
8 3 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.03%) MCDST
8 3 (2.03%) MCTS
9 2 (1.35%) CCNA
9 2 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.68%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.68%) ISEB
10 1 (0.68%) MCP
10 1 (0.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.41%) QA
2 7 (4.73%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) RMADS
System Software
1 35 (23.65%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.73%) VMware Server
4 5 (3.38%) vSphere
5 4 (2.70%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.35%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.68%) Firmware
7 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.68%) UAG
7 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.68%) XenApp
7 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (5.41%) Puppet
1 8 (5.41%) SCCM
2 4 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (2.70%) WSUS
3 3 (2.03%) Ansible
4 2 (1.35%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.35%) SCOM
5 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.68%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.68%) logstash
5 1 (0.68%) Nagios
5 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.68%) Salt
5 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.68%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 36 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 25 (16.89%) VMware
3 24 (16.22%) Cisco
3 24 (16.22%) Oracle
4 17 (11.49%) HP
5 16 (10.81%) Splunk
6 9 (6.08%) Citrix
7 7 (4.73%) Apple
7 7 (4.73%) CheckPoint
7 7 (4.73%) Juniper
7 7 (4.73%) Sybase
8 5 (3.38%) BMC
8 5 (3.38%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.38%) Symantec
9 4 (2.70%) Avaya
9 4 (2.70%) iManage
9 4 (2.70%) NetApp
10 3 (2.03%) F5
10 3 (2.03%) Palo Alto
10 3 (2.03%) SolarWinds
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