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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 527 486 468
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 61 74 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 37
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£225 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £135 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £235 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% +25.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £25.00 £19.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £25.00 £16.70
% change year-on-year
-52.00% +49.70%
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
48174 44665 47924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.65% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30490 27603 27558
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1960 1930 2386
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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 25 £137 -45.20% 22
London +3 22 £225 -47.05% 14
North West -9 3 £275 - 5
West Midlands -15 3 £160 - 3
East of England -25 3 £239 +36.42% 6
North East -32 2 £310 - 1
East Midlands +2 1 - - 2
South West -36 1 £225 - 4
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Technical Engineer
UK

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 66 (54.10%) Windows
2 45 (36.89%) Microsoft
3 39 (31.97%) Active Directory
4 35 (28.69%) VMware
5 34 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (21.31%) SQL
7 24 (19.67%) HP
8 21 (17.21%) DNS
8 21 (17.21%) Cisco
9 20 (16.39%) MS Excel
9 20 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (15.57%) Windows 7
10 19 (15.57%) MS Exchange
11 18 (14.75%) SQL Server
11 18 (14.75%) ITIL
11 18 (14.75%) Linux
11 18 (14.75%) TCP/IP
11 18 (14.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (13.11%) Security Cleared
13 16 (13.11%) SAN
14 15 (12.30%) DHCP
14 15 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2010
15 14 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (10.66%) MS Office
16 13 (10.66%) LAN
16 13 (10.66%) SLA
16 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (10.66%) Degree
17 12 (9.84%) SCOM

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (15.57%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.92%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.10%) IIS
7 4 (3.28%) Apache
8 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.64%) Lync
9 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.82%) Jetty
9 1 (0.82%) nginx
9 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.82%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.82%) JBoss
9 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.66%) MS Office
3 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.82%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) SaaS
2 2 (1.64%) Office 365
3 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.82%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.21%) DNS
2 18 (14.75%) TCP/IP
3 16 (13.11%) SAN
4 15 (12.30%) DHCP
5 13 (10.66%) LAN
6 11 (9.02%) WAN
7 9 (7.38%) Internet
8 8 (6.56%) Firewall
9 5 (4.10%) OSPF
9 5 (4.10%) BGP
10 4 (3.28%) VoIP
11 3 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.46%) 4G
11 3 (2.46%) Radio Access Network
11 3 (2.46%) Wireless
11 3 (2.46%) IPsec
11 3 (2.46%) VPN
12 2 (1.64%) HTTPS
12 2 (1.64%) SMS
12 2 (1.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (3.28%) Cognos Impromptu
2 4 (3.28%) MySQL
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.82%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 10 (8.20%) Selenium
2 2 (1.64%) NeoLoad
2 2 (1.64%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.64%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.82%) RSpec
3 1 (0.82%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.82%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.82%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.82%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.82%) Capybara
3 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.82%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.82%) eggPlant
3 1 (0.82%) Subversion
3 1 (0.82%) WATIR
3 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.82%) FitNesse
General
1 8 (6.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.46%) Finance
2 3 (2.46%) Marketing
2 3 (2.46%) French Language
3 2 (1.64%) German Language
3 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.64%) Publishing
3 2 (1.64%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.82%) Retail
4 1 (0.82%) Japanese Language
4 1 (0.82%) Legal
4 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.82%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.92%) .NET
2 4 (3.28%) HTML
2 4 (3.28%) CSS
3 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.64%) SOAP
4 1 (0.82%) LAMP
4 1 (0.82%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.82%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.82%) J2EE
4 1 (0.82%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) Smartcard
1 9 (7.38%) EMV
2 4 (3.28%) Thin Client
2 4 (3.28%) PKI
2 4 (3.28%) Fat Client
2 4 (3.28%) iPad
3 3 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.46%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.64%) SecurID
4 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.64%) Open Source
5 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.82%) iPhone
5 1 (0.82%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.82%) Handset
5 1 (0.82%) Replication
5 1 (0.82%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 66 (54.10%) Windows
2 34 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (15.57%) Windows 7
5 18 (14.75%) Linux
5 18 (14.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (6.56%) UNIX
6 8 (6.56%) Windows XP
7 6 (4.92%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.64%) CentOS
8 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.64%) AIX
8 2 (1.64%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.82%) Android
9 1 (0.82%) VMS
9 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.75%) ITIL
2 14 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (8.20%) Migration
3 10 (8.20%) Automated Testing
3 10 (8.20%) Project Management
4 9 (7.38%) Manual Testing
5 8 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (5.74%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.92%) Configuration Management
7 6 (4.92%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.28%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.28%) CRM
8 4 (3.28%) E-Commerce
9 3 (2.46%) Performance Testing
9 3 (2.46%) Unit Testing
9 3 (2.46%) Test Automation
9 3 (2.46%) BDD
9 3 (2.46%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (1.64%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (1.64%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.31%) SQL
2 5 (4.10%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.28%) PHP
3 4 (3.28%) Java
4 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.64%) VB
5 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.64%) C#
6 1 (0.82%) C
6 1 (0.82%) Perl
6 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.82%) VBScript
6 1 (0.82%) Python
6 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.82%) VB6
6 1 (0.82%) Ruby
6 1 (0.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.66%) Degree
2 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (8.20%) MCP
4 9 (7.38%) MCSE
4 9 (7.38%) DV Cleared
5 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.28%) CCNA
8 3 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.64%) MCITP
9 2 (1.64%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.64%) ISEB
9 2 (1.64%) CCNP
10 1 (0.82%) HND
10 1 (0.82%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.82%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.82%) CISM
10 1 (0.82%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.66%) SLA
2 11 (9.02%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) GMP
System Software
1 39 (31.97%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.02%) XenServer
4 5 (4.10%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.28%) vSphere
6 3 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.46%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.64%) RACF
7 2 (1.64%) XenApp
7 2 (1.64%) NFS
8 1 (0.82%) VMFS
8 1 (0.82%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.82%) Firmware
8 1 (0.82%) Xen
8 1 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.82%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (9.84%) SCOM
2 11 (9.02%) SCCM
3 5 (4.10%) ARCserve
4 3 (2.46%) WSUS
4 3 (2.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.64%) Puppet
5 2 (1.64%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.82%) Nagios
6 1 (0.82%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.82%) logstash
6 1 (0.82%) Kibana
Vendors
1 45 (36.89%) Microsoft
2 35 (28.69%) VMware
3 24 (19.67%) HP
4 21 (17.21%) Cisco
5 9 (7.38%) Citrix
6 6 (4.92%) Juniper
6 6 (4.92%) Apple
7 5 (4.10%) Intel
8 4 (3.28%) IBM
8 4 (3.28%) Oracle
8 4 (3.28%) Dell
8 4 (3.28%) Cognos
8 4 (3.28%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.28%) McAfee
8 4 (3.28%) F5
9 3 (2.46%) Mitel
9 3 (2.46%) Nortel
9 3 (2.46%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.64%) NetApp
10 2 (1.64%) Nokia
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