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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 518 500 458
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 65 65 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 43
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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 £134 £300 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £458 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £19.25 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £20.70 £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
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
47194 44670 49324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.21% 92.82% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29171 27141 28355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1876 1959 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 29 August 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
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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
London +18 27 £225 -30.76% 11
South East -19 14 £215 -33.84% 17
South West -29 8 £350 - 2
North West -15 5 £275 -15.38% 6
East of England -22 5 £158 -62.94% 8
Yorkshire +1 2 £210 -35.38% 2
East Midlands -1 1 £275 - 1
West Midlands -12 1 £160 - 4
North East - - - - 1
Technical Engineer
UK

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 77 (56.62%) Windows
2 54 (39.71%) Microsoft
3 44 (32.35%) Active Directory
4 41 (30.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (29.41%) VMware
6 35 (25.74%) SQL
7 27 (19.85%) MS Exchange
8 26 (19.12%) Linux
8 26 (19.12%) SQL Server
9 25 (18.38%) MS Excel
10 24 (17.65%) HP
10 24 (17.65%) Cisco
10 24 (17.65%) TCP/IP
10 24 (17.65%) DNS
10 24 (17.65%) Windows 7
11 23 (16.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (15.44%) Exchange Server 2010
14 19 (13.97%) SCCM
14 19 (13.97%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (13.97%) ITIL
14 19 (13.97%) MS Office
15 18 (13.24%) SAN
16 17 (12.50%) Citrix
16 17 (12.50%) DHCP
16 17 (12.50%) Firewall
16 17 (12.50%) QA
17 16 (11.76%) UNIX
18 15 (11.03%) Microsoft Certification
19 14 (10.29%) Migration

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (19.85%) MS Exchange
2 21 (15.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.15%) ColdFusion
6 5 (3.68%) IIS
6 5 (3.68%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.94%) Lync
8 3 (2.21%) Apache
9 2 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.74%) CICS
10 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (18.38%) MS Excel
2 19 (13.97%) MS Office
3 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) SAP PM
1 2 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.74%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.94%) SaaS
2 2 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.65%) TCP/IP
1 24 (17.65%) DNS
2 18 (13.24%) SAN
3 17 (12.50%) DHCP
3 17 (12.50%) Firewall
4 11 (8.09%) LAN
5 9 (6.62%) WAN
6 8 (5.88%) HTTP
7 6 (4.41%) Internet
8 5 (3.68%) VPN
9 4 (2.94%) VoIP
9 4 (2.94%) Wireless
9 4 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.21%) OSPF
10 3 (2.21%) BGP
10 3 (2.21%) SMS
10 3 (2.21%) LDAP
11 2 (1.47%) ADSL
11 2 (1.47%) FTP
11 2 (1.47%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (2.94%) Cognos Impromptu
2 4 (2.94%) MySQL
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.47%) DB2
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.74%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Selenium
2 2 (1.47%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.47%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.47%) AdminStudio
2 2 (1.47%) WATIR
2 2 (1.47%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.47%) Capybara
3 1 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.74%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.74%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.74%) RSpec
3 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (5.15%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.68%) Finance
3 3 (2.21%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.47%) Legal
4 2 (1.47%) Retail
4 2 (1.47%) Marketing
4 2 (1.47%) French Language
5 1 (0.74%) Japanese Language
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.56%) HTML
2 10 (7.35%) .NET
3 8 (5.88%) SOAP
4 7 (5.15%) XML
5 6 (4.41%) Web Services
5 6 (4.41%) JSON
5 6 (4.41%) REST
6 5 (3.68%) CSS
7 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.74%) Middleware
8 1 (0.74%) LAMP
8 1 (0.74%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.74%) XMPP
8 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.74%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.74%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.62%) EMV
1 9 (6.62%) Smartcard
2 6 (4.41%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.94%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.94%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.21%) iPad
4 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.21%) Clustering
4 3 (2.21%) PKI
5 2 (1.47%) NHS
5 2 (1.47%) Firmware
5 2 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.47%) SecurID
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.74%) iPhone
6 1 (0.74%) iSeries
6 1 (0.74%) Open Source
6 1 (0.74%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 77 (56.62%) Windows
2 41 (30.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (19.12%) Linux
4 24 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 23 (16.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (13.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (11.76%) UNIX
8 12 (8.82%) Windows 8
9 10 (7.35%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.47%) Android
11 2 (1.47%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.47%) AIX
12 1 (0.74%) Solaris
12 1 (0.74%) VMS
12 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.74%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.97%) ITIL
2 14 (10.29%) Migration
3 10 (7.35%) Project Management
4 9 (6.62%) Automated Testing
4 9 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 7 (5.15%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (2.94%) Change Management
8 4 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (2.94%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.94%) PRINCE2
8 4 (2.94%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.21%) Quality Management
9 3 (2.21%) Validation
10 2 (1.47%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (1.47%) Problem Management
10 2 (1.47%) Release Management
10 2 (1.47%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (1.47%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.74%) SQL
2 12 (8.82%) Java
2 12 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 11 (8.09%) PHP
4 9 (6.62%) Ruby
5 8 (5.88%) Perl
6 7 (5.15%) C
6 7 (5.15%) C#
6 7 (5.15%) C++
6 7 (5.15%) VB.NET
6 7 (5.15%) Python
7 6 (4.41%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.94%) VB
9 3 (2.21%) VB6
10 2 (1.47%) Groovy
10 2 (1.47%) VBScript
11 1 (0.74%) COBOL
11 1 (0.74%) JCL
Qualifications
1 15 (11.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (10.29%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.09%) MCSE
4 9 (6.62%) MCP
4 9 (6.62%) Degree
5 7 (5.15%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.41%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.47%) CISM
9 2 (1.47%) CISSP
9 2 (1.47%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (1.47%) CCNP
9 2 (1.47%) CCNA
9 2 (1.47%) CCSE
10 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.74%) ISEB
10 1 (0.74%) CCA
10 1 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.74%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.50%) QA
2 8 (5.88%) SLA
3 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.74%) GMP
System Software
1 44 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 22 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.56%) XenServer
4 7 (5.15%) Terminal Services
5 6 (4.41%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.41%) XenApp
6 5 (3.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (3.68%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.21%) vSphere
7 3 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.21%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.47%) RACF
8 2 (1.47%) NFS
9 1 (0.74%) UAG
9 1 (0.74%) VMFS
9 1 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.74%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 19 (13.97%) SCCM
2 11 (8.09%) SCOM
3 5 (3.68%) ARCserve
4 4 (2.94%) WSUS
5 2 (1.47%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.47%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.47%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.74%) WMI
6 1 (0.74%) Puppet
6 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.74%) Nagios
6 1 (0.74%) logstash
6 1 (0.74%) Kibana
Vendors
1 54 (39.71%) Microsoft
2 40 (29.41%) VMware
3 24 (17.65%) HP
3 24 (17.65%) Cisco
4 17 (12.50%) Citrix
5 6 (4.41%) Juniper
5 6 (4.41%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.68%) CheckPoint
6 5 (3.68%) McAfee
6 5 (3.68%) Intel
6 5 (3.68%) F5
7 4 (2.94%) Cognos
7 4 (2.94%) IBM
7 4 (2.94%) Oracle
7 4 (2.94%) Dell
7 4 (2.94%) AppSense
8 3 (2.21%) Mitel
8 3 (2.21%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.21%) Nokia
8 3 (2.21%) Nortel
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