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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Engineer
Rank 514 500 489
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 72 55 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 34 32
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£265 £228 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.48% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £157 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £240 £313
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -23.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £40.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.25% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £40.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £40.00 £91.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £30.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-48.76% +63.51%
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
46875 44412 41390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.75% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30107 27634 24617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1774 1804 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.76 £38.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 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 -4 20 £225 - 14
South East -15 16 £218 -9.37% 13
East Midlands - 9 £180 - 1
North West -13 8 £263 +32.24% 5
Yorkshire -17 8 £300 +62.16% 4
East of England +1 5 £388 +98.71% 4
South West -9 5 £300 -30.93% 3
West Midlands - 1 - - 4
Technical Engineer
UK

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 96 (59.63%) Windows
2 48 (29.81%) Active Directory
3 43 (26.71%) Microsoft
4 38 (23.60%) VMware
5 33 (20.50%) Cisco
6 32 (19.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (16.15%) SQL Server
8 24 (14.91%) Degree
9 23 (14.29%) ITIL
9 23 (14.29%) HP
10 22 (13.66%) MS Exchange
10 22 (13.66%) Windows 7
11 20 (12.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (12.42%) MS Office
11 20 (12.42%) Linux
12 19 (11.80%) Security Cleared
13 18 (11.18%) JavaScript
13 18 (11.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (10.56%) Citrix
15 16 (9.94%) Python
15 16 (9.94%) SCCM
16 15 (9.32%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (9.32%) Workflow
17 14 (8.70%) JIRA
17 14 (8.70%) Java
17 14 (8.70%) SQL
17 14 (8.70%) LAN
18 13 (8.07%) MS Excel
18 13 (8.07%) C#

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 22 (13.66%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.83%) Oracle Workflow
2 11 (6.83%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (3.73%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.11%) IIS
6 5 (3.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.86%) Lync
9 2 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.62%) Jetty
10 1 (0.62%) nginx
10 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (12.42%) MS Office
2 13 (8.07%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.45%) Office 365
2 5 (3.11%) Google Analytics
3 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.24%) SaaS
4 2 (1.24%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.62%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.70%) LAN
2 11 (6.83%) DNS
2 11 (6.83%) SAN
3 10 (6.21%) Internet
3 10 (6.21%) Wireless
3 10 (6.21%) WAN
4 9 (5.59%) TCP/IP
5 8 (4.97%) Firewall
6 7 (4.35%) IP Telephony
6 7 (4.35%) VPN
6 7 (4.35%) DHCP
7 6 (3.73%) VoIP
7 6 (3.73%) NAS
8 5 (3.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (3.11%) EIGRP
8 5 (3.11%) BGP
8 5 (3.11%) SMS
9 4 (2.48%) MPLS
9 4 (2.48%) Multicast
9 4 (2.48%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.83%) Hadoop
2 11 (6.83%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (8.70%) JIRA
2 11 (6.83%) Eclipse
2 11 (6.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.24%) Selenium
3 2 (1.24%) WebLOAD
4 1 (0.62%) JUnit
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.62%) JMeter
4 1 (0.62%) Subversion
4 1 (0.62%) Maven
4 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (8.07%) Telecoms
1 13 (8.07%) Finance
2 5 (3.11%) Legal
3 3 (1.86%) Automotive
3 3 (1.86%) Financial Institution
3 3 (1.86%) Front Office
3 3 (1.86%) Banking
3 3 (1.86%) Retail
3 3 (1.86%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.24%) Law
5 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.62%) Advertising
5 1 (0.62%) Games
5 1 (0.62%) Military
5 1 (0.62%) Marketing
5 1 (0.62%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.62%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.62%) French Language
5 1 (0.62%) German Language
5 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.97%) HTML
2 6 (3.73%) HTML5
3 5 (3.11%) CSS3
3 5 (3.11%) jQuery
3 5 (3.11%) CSS
4 4 (2.48%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.24%) Web Services
5 2 (1.24%) .NET
6 1 (0.62%) JSP
6 1 (0.62%) XMPP
6 1 (0.62%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.62%) WCF
6 1 (0.62%) Jinja
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.83%) Computer Science
1 11 (6.83%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.73%) Fat Client
2 6 (3.73%) Thin Client
3 5 (3.11%) Clustering
4 3 (1.86%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.86%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.24%) Informatics
6 1 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.62%) Telematics
6 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.62%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.62%) EPoS
6 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.62%) PKI
6 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.62%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 96 (59.63%) Windows
2 32 (19.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (13.66%) Windows 7
4 20 (12.42%) Linux
5 18 (11.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (9.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.97%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.35%) Windows 2000
8 7 (4.35%) Windows NT
8 7 (4.35%) UNIX
9 6 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.48%) Android
10 4 (2.48%) Solaris
11 3 (1.86%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.86%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.24%) CentOS
13 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.29%) ITIL
2 15 (9.32%) Workflow
2 15 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (7.45%) Migration
3 12 (7.45%) Automated Testing
3 12 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (7.45%) Time Management
3 12 (7.45%) Scrum
3 12 (7.45%) SDLC
4 11 (6.83%) Software Engineering
4 11 (6.83%) OO
5 8 (4.97%) Project Management
6 7 (4.35%) Change Management
6 7 (4.35%) Analytics
6 7 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 6 (3.73%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (3.73%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (3.73%) Mentoring
7 6 (3.73%) Service Management
7 6 (3.73%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.18%) JavaScript
2 16 (9.94%) Python
3 14 (8.70%) Java
3 14 (8.70%) SQL
4 13 (8.07%) Perl
4 13 (8.07%) C#
5 12 (7.45%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.48%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.24%) Ruby
7 2 (1.24%) C
8 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.62%) VBScript
8 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.62%) Groovy
8 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (14.91%) Degree
2 19 (11.80%) Security Cleared
3 13 (8.07%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (6.83%) DV Cleared
5 9 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (4.97%) MCSE
6 8 (4.97%) CCNA
7 7 (4.35%) CCNP
7 7 (4.35%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.86%) MCP
8 3 (1.86%) CCVP
9 2 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.24%) CCIE
9 2 (1.24%) MCITP
9 2 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.62%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.62%) MCDST
10 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.62%) CCENT
10 1 (0.62%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.97%) QA
2 4 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.86%) SLA
4 1 (0.62%) JSP 440
System Software
1 48 (29.81%) Active Directory
2 20 (12.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.21%) XenApp
4 8 (4.97%) vSphere
5 7 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.11%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.11%) BitLocker
7 3 (1.86%) VMware Server
7 3 (1.86%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.24%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.24%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.62%) XenServer
9 1 (0.62%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (9.94%) SCCM
2 12 (7.45%) Puppet
3 3 (1.86%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.24%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.24%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.24%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.62%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.62%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.62%) vMotion
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.62%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.62%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.62%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (26.71%) Microsoft
2 38 (23.60%) VMware
3 33 (20.50%) Cisco
4 23 (14.29%) HP
5 17 (10.56%) Citrix
6 12 (7.45%) Oracle
7 10 (6.21%) Apple
8 6 (3.73%) Nokia
8 6 (3.73%) AppSense
9 5 (3.11%) Google
9 5 (3.11%) Adobe
9 5 (3.11%) Wyse
10 4 (2.48%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 4 (2.48%) Juniper
10 4 (2.48%) Dell
11 3 (1.86%) Huawei
11 3 (1.86%) NetApp
11 3 (1.86%) Remedy
11 3 (1.86%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.24%) Polycom
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