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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Engineer
Rank 514 512 506
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 75 65 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 40 32
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£275 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £134 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £365 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £11.75 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £25.25 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -
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
49336 46518 44681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32059 28699 27154
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 £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1841 1961
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +21 30 £230 +2.22% 26
South East -13 20 £288 +33.72% 17
Yorkshire -20 11 £325 +54.76% 2
South West -12 6 £240 -31.42% 6
East Midlands -4 4 £180 -34.54% 1
North West -33 3 - - 4
West Midlands 0 1 £380 +137.50% 4
North East - 1 - - 1
Technical Engineer
UK

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 86 (60.56%) Windows
2 51 (35.92%) Active Directory
3 42 (29.58%) Microsoft
3 42 (29.58%) VMware
4 27 (19.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (17.61%) SQL Server
6 24 (16.90%) SQL
6 24 (16.90%) Cisco
6 24 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (14.79%) ITIL
9 20 (14.08%) MS Excel
9 20 (14.08%) Degree
9 20 (14.08%) Windows 7
10 18 (12.68%) MS Exchange
11 17 (11.97%) Citrix
12 16 (11.27%) MS Office
13 15 (10.56%) DNS
13 15 (10.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (10.56%) Security Cleared
13 15 (10.56%) SCCM
14 14 (9.86%) HP
14 14 (9.86%) Oracle
15 13 (9.15%) Internet
16 12 (8.45%) C#
16 12 (8.45%) Telecoms
16 12 (8.45%) Migration
17 11 (7.75%) JavaScript
17 11 (7.75%) SharePoint
17 11 (7.75%) SAN

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (12.68%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.75%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.34%) IIS
4 8 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.23%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.52%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (3.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.82%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.82%) Lync
8 3 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.70%) JBoss
10 1 (0.70%) Apache
10 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.70%) Jetty
10 1 (0.70%) nginx
10 1 (0.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (14.08%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.27%) MS Office
3 3 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.04%) Office 365
2 5 (3.52%) Google Analytics
2 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.56%) DNS
2 13 (9.15%) Internet
3 11 (7.75%) SAN
4 10 (7.04%) Firewall
4 10 (7.04%) LAN
5 9 (6.34%) WAN
6 8 (5.63%) DHCP
7 7 (4.93%) IP Telephony
7 7 (4.93%) NAS
8 6 (4.23%) Unified Communications
8 6 (4.23%) VoIP
8 6 (4.23%) VPN
9 5 (3.52%) SMS
9 5 (3.52%) LDAP
9 5 (3.52%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (2.82%) HTTP
11 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
11 3 (2.11%) Wireless
11 3 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.82%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.82%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (7.75%) JIRA
2 4 (2.82%) Selenium
2 4 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (2.82%) SoapUI
2 4 (2.82%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.82%) JMeter
3 3 (2.11%) Bugzilla
3 3 (2.11%) Trac
4 2 (1.41%) WebLOAD
4 2 (1.41%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.41%) XMLSpy
5 1 (0.70%) Ant
5 1 (0.70%) JUnit
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.70%) Subversion
5 1 (0.70%) Maven
5 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.70%) Hudson
5 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (8.45%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.63%) Finance
3 6 (4.23%) Legal
4 4 (2.82%) Billing
5 3 (2.11%) Law
6 2 (1.41%) Games
6 2 (1.41%) Banking
6 2 (1.41%) Retail
6 2 (1.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.70%) French Language
7 1 (0.70%) German Language
7 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Military
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Publishing
7 1 (0.70%) Back Office
7 1 (0.70%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.34%) HTML
2 8 (5.63%) .NET
3 6 (4.23%) CSS
3 6 (4.23%) Web Services
4 5 (3.52%) jQuery
4 5 (3.52%) HTML5
4 5 (3.52%) CSS3
4 5 (3.52%) SOAP
5 4 (2.82%) XML
6 3 (2.11%) JSP
7 2 (1.41%) Middleware
7 2 (1.41%) XMPP
8 1 (0.70%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.70%) WCF
8 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.70%) FFmpeg
8 1 (0.70%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.75%) Computer Science
1 11 (7.75%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.52%) Fat Client
3 5 (3.52%) Thin Client
3 5 (3.52%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.82%) Clustering
5 3 (2.11%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.41%) PKI
6 2 (1.41%) Informatics
6 2 (1.41%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) RMADS
7 1 (0.70%) Telematics
7 1 (0.70%) Life Science
7 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.70%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 86 (60.56%) Windows
2 27 (19.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (14.08%) Windows 7
5 15 (10.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (7.04%) Linux
7 8 (5.63%) UNIX
8 6 (4.23%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.52%) Android
10 4 (2.82%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.82%) Windows 2000
10 4 (2.82%) Windows NT
10 4 (2.82%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.11%) Solaris
11 3 (2.11%) CentOS
12 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.41%) BlackBerry OS
12 2 (1.41%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.79%) ITIL
2 12 (8.45%) Migration
3 9 (6.34%) Workflow
4 8 (5.63%) Project Management
5 7 (4.93%) Change Management
5 7 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (4.93%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (4.93%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (4.23%) SDLC
6 6 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (4.23%) Time Management
6 6 (4.23%) Automated Testing
6 6 (4.23%) Supplier Management
6 6 (4.23%) Configuration Management
7 5 (3.52%) Software Engineering
7 5 (3.52%) Scrum
7 5 (3.52%) Analytics
8 4 (2.82%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (2.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (2.82%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.90%) SQL
2 12 (8.45%) C#
3 11 (7.75%) JavaScript
3 11 (7.75%) PowerShell
4 8 (5.63%) Java
5 7 (4.93%) Python
6 5 (3.52%) Perl
7 4 (2.82%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.11%) Ruby
8 3 (2.11%) C++
9 2 (1.41%) VB
10 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.70%) X++
10 1 (0.70%) Groovy
10 1 (0.70%) C
10 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (14.08%) Degree
2 15 (10.56%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.63%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.23%) MCSE
6 6 (4.23%) CCNP
6 6 (4.23%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.82%) CCNA
8 3 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.70%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.70%) CCSA
10 1 (0.70%) CCVP
10 1 (0.70%) SCSA
10 1 (0.70%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.70%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.70%) CCDA
10 1 (0.70%) CCA
10 1 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.63%) QA
2 5 (3.52%) SLA
2 5 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.11%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (35.92%) Active Directory
2 24 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.04%) XenApp
4 9 (6.34%) vSphere
5 7 (4.93%) XenDesktop
6 6 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.52%) VMware Server
7 5 (3.52%) BitLocker
7 5 (3.52%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.41%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.70%) XenServer
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (10.56%) SCCM
2 6 (4.23%) Puppet
3 3 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.11%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.70%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.70%) Foglight
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.70%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.70%) Ansible
5 1 (0.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 42 (29.58%) Microsoft
1 42 (29.58%) VMware
2 24 (16.90%) Cisco
3 17 (11.97%) Citrix
4 14 (9.86%) Oracle
4 14 (9.86%) HP
5 7 (4.93%) Apple
6 5 (3.52%) Adobe
6 5 (3.52%) Wyse
6 5 (3.52%) AppSense
6 5 (3.52%) Google
7 4 (2.82%) ArcSight
7 4 (2.82%) Dell
8 3 (2.11%) Sybase
8 3 (2.11%) Symantec
8 3 (2.11%) Remedy
8 3 (2.11%) Websense
8 3 (2.11%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (1.41%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.41%) WatchGuard
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