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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 519 505 473
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 70 54 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 19
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£278 £310 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.48% +18.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £174 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £21.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £24.30 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £16.70
% change year-on-year
-38.00% +49.70%
Technical Engineer
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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
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -5 31 £273 +15.95% 19
London +14 20 £278 -30.62% 15
North East - 5 £280 -
West Midlands -13 3 £313 - 7
East of England -17 3 £259 -5.90% 6
Yorkshire -8 2 £245 +145.00% 5
East Midlands 0 1 - - 1
North West -12 1 £425 - 3
South West -25 1 £250 -3.84% 1
Technical Engineer
UK

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 70 (53.85%) Windows
2 38 (29.23%) Microsoft
3 34 (26.15%) VMware
4 32 (24.62%) Active Directory
5 26 (20.00%) HP
5 26 (20.00%) ITIL
5 26 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (18.46%) Linux
7 22 (16.92%) SQL
8 20 (15.38%) Cisco
9 19 (14.62%) Security Cleared
9 19 (14.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (13.85%) Degree
10 18 (13.85%) MS Excel
10 18 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (13.08%) DNS
11 17 (13.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (12.31%) TCP/IP
12 16 (12.31%) Windows 7
13 15 (11.54%) DHCP
13 15 (11.54%) SQL Server
14 14 (10.77%) MS Exchange
14 14 (10.77%) LAN
14 14 (10.77%) SAN
14 14 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (10.00%) Apple
16 12 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (8.46%) SLA
17 11 (8.46%) MS Office
18 10 (7.69%) WAN

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (10.77%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.85%) IIS
3 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.54%) Apache
5 2 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.54%) Lync
6 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.77%) nginx
6 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.77%) Jetty
6 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.77%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.77%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.77%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.08%) DNS
2 16 (12.31%) TCP/IP
3 15 (11.54%) DHCP
4 14 (10.77%) LAN
4 14 (10.77%) SAN
5 10 (7.69%) WAN
5 10 (7.69%) Firewall
6 8 (6.15%) Internet
7 7 (5.38%) Wireless
8 6 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (3.85%) BGP
10 4 (3.08%) VoIP
10 4 (3.08%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (3.08%) Radio Access Network
11 3 (2.31%) Multicast
11 3 (2.31%) VPN
11 3 (2.31%) MPLS
11 3 (2.31%) OSPF
11 3 (2.31%) LDAP
12 2 (1.54%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.54%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.54%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.77%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.77%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (0.77%) MySQL
3 1 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Selenium
2 6 (4.62%) LoadRunner
2 6 (4.62%) NeoLoad
3 5 (3.85%) Subversion
4 4 (3.08%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (3.08%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (3.08%) eggPlant
5 2 (1.54%) JIRA
5 2 (1.54%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (6.92%) Finance
2 7 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.31%) French Language
3 3 (2.31%) Publishing
4 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.54%) Front Office
4 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.54%) Banking
4 2 (1.54%) German Language
4 2 (1.54%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.77%) Japanese Language
5 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.77%) Marketing
5 1 (0.77%) Retail
5 1 (0.77%) Back Office
5 1 (0.77%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.38%) .NET
2 3 (2.31%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.31%) CSS
3 2 (1.54%) HTML
3 2 (1.54%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.77%) MAPI
4 1 (0.77%) J2EE
4 1 (0.77%) Servlets
4 1 (0.77%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.77%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.38%) Smartcard
1 7 (5.38%) EMV
2 4 (3.08%) iPad
3 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.31%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.54%) SecurID
4 2 (1.54%) PKI
4 2 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.77%) Open Source
5 1 (0.77%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.77%) iPhone
5 1 (0.77%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.77%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.77%) Handset
5 1 (0.77%) Replication
5 1 (0.77%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.77%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 70 (53.85%) Windows
2 26 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (18.46%) Linux
4 17 (13.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (12.31%) Windows 7
6 14 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (6.15%) UNIX
8 6 (4.62%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.08%) Solaris
9 4 (3.08%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.31%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.54%) AIX
11 2 (1.54%) CentOS
12 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.77%) Android
12 1 (0.77%) VMS
12 1 (0.77%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.00%) ITIL
2 18 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (7.69%) Migration
4 8 (6.15%) Automated Testing
5 7 (5.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (5.38%) Performance Testing
5 7 (5.38%) Manual Testing
5 7 (5.38%) Project Management
5 7 (5.38%) Incident Management
6 6 (4.62%) TDD
6 6 (4.62%) V-Model
6 6 (4.62%) Test Automation
6 6 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (4.62%) Test Scripting
6 6 (4.62%) BDD
6 6 (4.62%) Waterfall
7 5 (3.85%) Regression Testing
8 4 (3.08%) Validation
8 4 (3.08%) UML
8 4 (3.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.92%) SQL
2 8 (6.15%) Python
3 6 (4.62%) Perl
4 5 (3.85%) C
5 4 (3.08%) C#
5 4 (3.08%) Java
6 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.31%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.54%) VB
7 2 (1.54%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.77%) X++
8 1 (0.77%) PHP
8 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.77%) VBScript
8 1 (0.77%) LINC
8 1 (0.77%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (14.62%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.85%) Degree
3 12 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 8 (6.15%) MCP
5 8 (6.15%) MCSE
6 7 (5.38%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.62%) ISTQB
7 6 (4.62%) ISEB
7 6 (4.62%) CCNA
8 3 (2.31%) CCNP
8 3 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.54%) MCITP
10 1 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.77%) CCIE
10 1 (0.77%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.77%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.77%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.46%) SLA
2 7 (5.38%) QA
3 1 (0.77%) GMP
System Software
1 32 (24.62%) Active Directory
2 19 (14.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.15%) XenServer
4 5 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.85%) vSphere
5 4 (3.08%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.08%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.31%) XenApp
6 3 (2.31%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.54%) Xen
7 2 (1.54%) NFS
8 1 (0.77%) KVM
8 1 (0.77%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.77%) SRDF
8 1 (0.77%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.77%) VMFS
8 1 (0.77%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.77%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (6.92%) SCCM
2 7 (5.38%) SCOM
3 4 (3.08%) Puppet
3 4 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.31%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.54%) WSUS
6 1 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.77%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.77%) logstash
6 1 (0.77%) Kibana
6 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.77%) Nagios
6 1 (0.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.77%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.77%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (29.23%) Microsoft
2 34 (26.15%) VMware
3 26 (20.00%) HP
4 20 (15.38%) Cisco
5 13 (10.00%) Apple
6 8 (6.15%) Oracle
6 8 (6.15%) Citrix
7 6 (4.62%) Juniper
8 4 (3.08%) Mitel
8 4 (3.08%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.08%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.08%) Dell
8 4 (3.08%) Intel
8 4 (3.08%) F5
9 3 (2.31%) EMC
9 3 (2.31%) NetApp
9 3 (2.31%) IBM
10 2 (1.54%) AppSense
10 2 (1.54%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.54%) Google
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