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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 511 495 475
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 62 76 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 44
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£225 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £199 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £468 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £19.25 £19.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% +7.04%
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 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
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
47442 44830 50194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.03% 92.84% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 29510 27391 28804
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 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1899 1942 2459
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.03 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% -10.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +10 28 £225 -30.76% 13
South East -12 12 £190 -41.08% 18
South West -17 7 £350 - 5
North West -5 5 £275 -15.38% 4
East of England -31 5 £158 -47.50% 6
West Midlands -19 2 £160 -
East Midlands 0 1 £275 +84.87% 1
Yorkshire -3 1 £145 -55.38% 3
North East -30 1 £310 - 1
Technical Engineer
UK

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 75 (55.15%) Windows
2 53 (38.97%) Microsoft
3 46 (33.82%) Active Directory
4 42 (30.88%) VMware
5 40 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (26.47%) SQL
7 26 (19.12%) MS Exchange
7 26 (19.12%) TCP/IP
8 25 (18.38%) DNS
8 25 (18.38%) Linux
9 24 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 24 (17.65%) HP
9 24 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (16.91%) Cisco
11 22 (16.18%) MS Excel
11 22 (16.18%) Windows 7
11 22 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
12 20 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (13.97%) SAN
14 18 (13.24%) MS Office
14 18 (13.24%) ITIL
14 18 (13.24%) SCCM
15 17 (12.50%) DHCP
15 17 (12.50%) Firewall
16 16 (11.76%) Citrix
16 16 (11.76%) UNIX
17 15 (11.03%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (11.03%) Security Cleared
18 14 (10.29%) QA

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 26 (19.12%) MS Exchange
2 20 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.15%) ColdFusion
6 6 (4.41%) IIS
7 5 (3.68%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.94%) Lync
8 4 (2.94%) Apache
9 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.74%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.74%) CICS
10 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.74%) Jetty
10 1 (0.74%) nginx
10 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (16.18%) MS Excel
2 18 (13.24%) 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
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) SaaS
2 3 (2.21%) Office 365
3 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.74%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 26 (19.12%) TCP/IP
2 25 (18.38%) DNS
3 19 (13.97%) SAN
4 17 (12.50%) DHCP
4 17 (12.50%) Firewall
5 12 (8.82%) LAN
6 10 (7.35%) WAN
7 9 (6.62%) HTTP
8 6 (4.41%) Internet
9 5 (3.68%) VPN
10 4 (2.94%) VoIP
10 4 (2.94%) OSPF
10 4 (2.94%) BGP
10 4 (2.94%) Wireless
10 4 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.21%) SSL
11 3 (2.21%) IPsec
11 3 (2.21%) FTP
11 3 (2.21%) SMS
11 3 (2.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (2.94%) Cognos Impromptu
2 4 (2.94%) MySQL
3 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.74%) DB2
4 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.74%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 10 (7.35%) Selenium
2 2 (1.47%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.47%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.74%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.74%) WATIR
3 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.74%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.74%) RSpec
3 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.74%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.74%) Capybara
3 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 8 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.94%) Finance
3 3 (2.21%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.47%) Marketing
4 2 (1.47%) French Language
4 2 (1.47%) Legal
4 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Japanese Language
5 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.82%) HTML
1 12 (8.82%) .NET
2 8 (5.88%) SOAP
3 6 (4.41%) Web Services
3 6 (4.41%) XML
3 6 (4.41%) JSON
3 6 (4.41%) REST
4 5 (3.68%) CSS
5 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.74%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.74%) Servlets
6 1 (0.74%) J2EE
6 1 (0.74%) LAMP
6 1 (0.74%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.74%) XMPP
6 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.62%) EMV
1 9 (6.62%) Smartcard
2 5 (3.68%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.94%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.94%) PKI
4 3 (2.21%) Clustering
4 3 (2.21%) iPad
5 2 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.47%) Open Source
5 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.47%) SecurID
5 2 (1.47%) Firmware
5 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.74%) Handset
6 1 (0.74%) Replication
6 1 (0.74%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 75 (55.15%) Windows
2 40 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (18.38%) Linux
4 22 (16.18%) Windows 7
4 22 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (11.76%) UNIX
7 11 (8.09%) Windows 8
8 9 (6.62%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.21%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.47%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.47%) Android
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%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.24%) ITIL
2 13 (9.56%) Migration
3 11 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (7.35%) Automated Testing
4 10 (7.35%) Project Management
5 9 (6.62%) Manual Testing
6 8 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (5.15%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.15%) E-Commerce
8 5 (3.68%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (2.94%) Incident Management
9 4 (2.94%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.21%) Quality Management
10 3 (2.21%) Unit Testing
11 2 (1.47%) Web Development
11 2 (1.47%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (1.47%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (1.47%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (1.47%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (26.47%) SQL
2 12 (8.82%) Java
2 12 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 11 (8.09%) PHP
4 8 (5.88%) Perl
4 8 (5.88%) C
4 8 (5.88%) C#
4 8 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 8 (5.88%) Ruby
5 7 (5.15%) Python
5 7 (5.15%) C++
6 5 (3.68%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.94%) VB
8 3 (2.21%) VB6
9 2 (1.47%) VBScript
9 2 (1.47%) Groovy
10 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.74%) JCL
10 1 (0.74%) COBOL
10 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (11.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (11.03%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.09%) MCSE
3 10 (7.35%) MCP
3 10 (7.35%) Degree
4 8 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 7 (5.15%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.21%) CCNA
8 2 (1.47%) CCNP
8 2 (1.47%) CISSP
8 2 (1.47%) MCITP
8 2 (1.47%) CCSE
8 2 (1.47%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (1.47%) CISM
9 1 (0.74%) CCSA
9 1 (0.74%) CCVP
9 1 (0.74%) CISA
9 1 (0.74%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.29%) QA
2 9 (6.62%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) GMP
System Software
1 46 (33.82%) Active Directory
2 24 (17.65%) 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
7 4 (2.94%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.21%) vSphere
8 3 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.21%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.47%) RACF
9 2 (1.47%) NFS
10 1 (0.74%) UAG
10 1 (0.74%) VMFS
10 1 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.74%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.74%) Xen
10 1 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 18 (13.24%) SCCM
2 11 (8.09%) SCOM
3 5 (3.68%) ARCserve
4 4 (2.94%) WSUS
5 3 (2.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.47%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.47%) Puppet
6 2 (1.47%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.74%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.74%) Nagios
7 1 (0.74%) WMI
7 1 (0.74%) logstash
7 1 (0.74%) Kibana
Vendors
1 53 (38.97%) Microsoft
2 42 (30.88%) VMware
3 24 (17.65%) HP
4 23 (16.91%) Cisco
5 16 (11.76%) Citrix
6 6 (4.41%) Juniper
6 6 (4.41%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.68%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.68%) Intel
7 5 (3.68%) Oracle
7 5 (3.68%) F5
8 4 (2.94%) Cognos
8 4 (2.94%) Dell
8 4 (2.94%) McAfee
8 4 (2.94%) AppSense
9 3 (2.21%) Mitel
9 3 (2.21%) PlateSpin
9 3 (2.21%) LANDesk
9 3 (2.21%) WatchGuard
9 3 (2.21%) Nokia
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