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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Engineer
Rank 501 502 475
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 79 74 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 43 42
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£300 £259 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £140 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £250 £209
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +19.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.10 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.73% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £12.82 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.43 £117.40 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.81%
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
46773 47492 40766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.43% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28857 29311 23960
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1929 2115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +9 25 £363 +34.88% 8
South West +16 16 £268 +105.76% 6
South East -30 9 £325 +8.33% 13
North West -13 8 £413 +107.80% 5
East of England +20 7 £200 -3.61% 5
West Midlands -12 6 £100 -69.23% 2
East Midlands +6 3 - - 3
Yorkshire -29 2 - - 1
North East - 1 - -
Technical Engineer
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Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 81 (51.27%) Windows
2 34 (21.52%) Linux
3 32 (20.25%) Active Directory
4 31 (19.62%) Microsoft
5 30 (18.99%) Cisco
5 30 (18.99%) VMware
6 29 (18.35%) ITIL
7 26 (16.46%) HP
7 26 (16.46%) Degree
8 25 (15.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (13.29%) Finance
10 20 (12.66%) Python
10 20 (12.66%) Security Cleared
11 19 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (10.76%) SQL Server
12 17 (10.76%) MS Office
12 17 (10.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (10.13%) TCP/IP
13 16 (10.13%) MS Exchange
13 16 (10.13%) Telecoms
13 16 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (9.49%) Wireless
14 15 (9.49%) UNIX
14 15 (9.49%) LAN
14 15 (9.49%) Perl
15 14 (8.86%) Citrix
15 14 (8.86%) Apple
16 13 (8.23%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (8.23%) Oracle
17 12 (7.59%) Solaris

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (10.13%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.27%) Lync
6 2 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.63%) IIS
7 1 (0.63%) Apache
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.63%) Jetty
7 1 (0.63%) nginx
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (10.76%) MS Office
2 9 (5.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.06%) Office 365
2 2 (1.27%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.13%) TCP/IP
2 15 (9.49%) LAN
2 15 (9.49%) Wireless
3 11 (6.96%) Firewall
4 9 (5.70%) Multicast
4 9 (5.70%) SAN
5 8 (5.06%) BGP
5 8 (5.06%) EIGRP
5 8 (5.06%) WAN
5 8 (5.06%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (4.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (3.80%) DNS
7 6 (3.80%) MPLS
8 5 (3.16%) Internet
8 5 (3.16%) VPN
8 5 (3.16%) VoIP
9 4 (2.53%) DHCP
9 4 (2.53%) NAS
10 3 (1.90%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.70%) Hadoop
2 9 (5.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (7.59%) JIRA
2 9 (5.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (5.70%) Eclipse
3 6 (3.80%) Subversion
4 5 (3.16%) LoadRunner
4 5 (3.16%) NeoLoad
5 4 (2.53%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (2.53%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (2.53%) eggPlant
6 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.27%) Selenium
6 2 (1.27%) WebLOAD
7 1 (0.63%) Maven
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (13.29%) Finance
2 16 (10.13%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.70%) Front Office
4 6 (3.80%) Banking
5 5 (3.16%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.53%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.90%) Automotive
8 2 (1.27%) Retail
8 2 (1.27%) Advertising
8 2 (1.27%) Publishing
9 1 (0.63%) Games
9 1 (0.63%) Military
9 1 (0.63%) Back Office
9 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.63%) Marketing
9 1 (0.63%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.63%) French Language
9 1 (0.63%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.33%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (1.90%) .NET
3 2 (1.27%) Web Services
4 1 (0.63%) MAPI
4 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.63%) CSS
4 1 (0.63%) HTML5
4 1 (0.63%) Jinja
4 1 (0.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.53%) Client/Server
2 4 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.90%) Clustering
3 3 (1.90%) Thin Client
3 3 (1.90%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.27%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.63%) Telematics
5 1 (0.63%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.63%) PKI
5 1 (0.63%) Derivative
5 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 81 (51.27%) Windows
2 34 (21.52%) Linux
3 25 (15.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (10.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (9.49%) UNIX
6 12 (7.59%) Solaris
7 11 (6.96%) Windows 7
8 9 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (4.43%) Windows 2000
9 7 (4.43%) Windows NT
10 5 (3.16%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.27%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.63%) Debian
12 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.63%) Android
12 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.35%) ITIL
2 19 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (7.59%) Incident Management
4 10 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (5.70%) Time Management
5 9 (5.70%) Software Engineering
5 9 (5.70%) Scrum
5 9 (5.70%) OO
5 9 (5.70%) Workflow
6 8 (5.06%) Service Management
6 8 (5.06%) Migration
6 8 (5.06%) Load Balancing
6 8 (5.06%) Automated Testing
6 8 (5.06%) Network Management
6 8 (5.06%) Mentoring
7 7 (4.43%) Test Scripting
8 6 (3.80%) Asset Management
8 6 (3.80%) CRM
9 5 (3.16%) E-Commerce
9 5 (3.16%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.66%) Python
2 15 (9.49%) Perl
3 11 (6.96%) C#
3 11 (6.96%) Java
3 11 (6.96%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.33%) SQL
4 10 (6.33%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.16%) C
6 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.63%) Ruby
7 1 (0.63%) LINC
7 1 (0.63%) X++
7 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (16.46%) Degree
2 20 (12.66%) Security Cleared
3 13 (8.23%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (6.96%) DV Cleared
5 10 (6.33%) CCNA
6 9 (5.70%) CCNP
7 7 (4.43%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.16%) ISTQB
8 5 (3.16%) ISEB
8 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.53%) MCSE
10 2 (1.27%) CCIE
10 2 (1.27%) MCP
10 2 (1.27%) CCVP
11 1 (0.63%) SCSA
11 1 (0.63%) MCITP
11 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.63%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.16%) QA
2 4 (2.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (20.25%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.06%) XenApp
4 7 (4.43%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.16%) vSphere
5 5 (3.16%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.53%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.90%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.27%) XenServer
9 1 (0.63%) Xen
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.63%) SRDF
9 1 (0.63%) NFS
9 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.63%) KVM
9 1 (0.63%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (6.33%) Puppet
2 8 (5.06%) SCCM
3 5 (3.16%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.90%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.27%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.63%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.63%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.63%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.63%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.63%) SCOM
6 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.63%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 31 (19.62%) Microsoft
2 30 (18.99%) Cisco
2 30 (18.99%) VMware
3 26 (16.46%) HP
4 14 (8.86%) Citrix
4 14 (8.86%) Apple
5 13 (8.23%) Oracle
6 7 (4.43%) Juniper
7 6 (3.80%) Nokia
7 6 (3.80%) SolarWinds
7 6 (3.80%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 5 (3.16%) F5
8 5 (3.16%) Splunk
8 5 (3.16%) Fidessa
9 4 (2.53%) NetApp
9 4 (2.53%) Dell
9 4 (2.53%) Intel
9 4 (2.53%) Huawei
10 3 (1.90%) Nortel
10 3 (1.90%) Ericsson
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