The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Technical Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Engineer
Rank 572 559 552
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 56 75 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 40
Median daily rate £379 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.72% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £180 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -13.15%
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
47501 50509 47666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31266 32734 29347
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1902 1912
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.12 £16.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Technical Engineer in the job title.

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 31 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -36 15 £380 +65.21% 8
South East +3 11 £388 +34.78% 12
West Midlands -16 10 £400 +5.26% 4
Yorkshire -1 6 £340 +4.61% 2
North West +22 5 £300 - 1
North East -12 4 £380 - 1
East Midlands -4 2 £210 +16.66% 1
South West +13 1 £150 -37.50% 4
East of England - 1 - - 6
Technical Engineer
UK

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Technical Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 75 (57.69%) Windows
2 40 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 39 (30.00%) Linux
4 37 (28.46%) Microsoft
4 37 (28.46%) VMware
5 33 (25.38%) Windows Server
6 28 (21.54%) Security Cleared
7 22 (16.92%) Cisco
8 21 (16.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 20 (15.38%) Unix
9 20 (15.38%) Oracle
9 20 (15.38%) SQL Server
10 19 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (13.85%) HP
11 18 (13.85%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (13.08%) SQL
12 17 (13.08%) Perl
13 16 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (10.77%) Java
14 14 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (10.77%) SAN
14 14 (10.77%) TCP/IP
14 14 (10.77%) Windows 8
14 14 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (10.77%) Data Centre
14 14 (10.77%) SC Cleared
15 13 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (10.00%) Windows 7
15 13 (10.00%) SCCM

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.15%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.38%) JBoss
2 7 (5.38%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.38%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (4.62%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.08%) Apache
5 4 (3.08%) IIS
6 3 (2.31%) Confluence
6 3 (2.31%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.54%) nginx
7 2 (1.54%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.77%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.77%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.77%) Drupal
8 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.77%) Joomla!
Applications
1 20 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.23%) MS Office
3 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.77%) MS Project
4 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.85%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.54%) Magento
2 2 (1.54%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.62%) Office 365
3 2 (1.54%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.54%) SaaS
4 1 (0.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.77%) SAN
1 14 (10.77%) TCP/IP
2 13 (10.00%) Firewall
2 13 (10.00%) LAN
2 13 (10.00%) WAN
3 12 (9.23%) LDAP
4 10 (7.69%) DNS
5 9 (6.92%) Network Security
6 7 (5.38%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (5.38%) DHCP
6 7 (5.38%) Internet
7 6 (4.62%) IPv4
8 5 (3.85%) MPLS
9 4 (3.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (3.08%) VPN
10 3 (2.31%) BGP
10 3 (2.31%) HTTP
10 3 (2.31%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (2.31%) SSL
11 2 (1.54%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.46%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (3.08%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.08%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.08%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.77%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.77%) Big Data
5 1 (0.77%) DB2
5 1 (0.77%) DTS
5 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.77%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (4.62%) JIRA
2 5 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.08%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.31%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.54%) Maven
5 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.77%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (8.46%) Finance
2 4 (3.08%) German Language
2 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.31%) Billing
3 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.31%) Marketing
3 3 (2.31%) Retail
4 2 (1.54%) Banking
4 2 (1.54%) French Language
4 2 (1.54%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.54%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.77%) Automotive
5 1 (0.77%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.38%) Regular Expression
1 7 (5.38%) Software Packaging
2 6 (4.62%) .NET
3 5 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (3.08%) HTML
5 3 (2.31%) CSS
5 3 (2.31%) Spring
5 3 (2.31%) XML
6 2 (1.54%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.54%) DCOM
6 2 (1.54%) Node.js
6 2 (1.54%) SGML
6 2 (1.54%) Spring Integration
6 2 (1.54%) Spring Security
7 1 (0.77%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.77%) Kafka
7 1 (0.77%) REST
7 1 (0.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (10.77%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.31%) DataPower
3 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.31%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.54%) Clustering
4 2 (1.54%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.54%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.54%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.54%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.77%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.77%) EPoS
5 1 (0.77%) IVR
5 1 (0.77%) NHS
5 1 (0.77%) PKI
5 1 (0.77%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.77%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 75 (57.69%) Windows
2 39 (30.00%) Linux
3 33 (25.38%) Windows Server
4 21 (16.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (15.38%) Unix
6 14 (10.77%) Windows 8
7 13 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 13 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (6.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (6.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (5.38%) AIX
9 7 (5.38%) Mac OS
9 7 (5.38%) Ubuntu
10 5 (3.85%) Windows 10
10 5 (3.85%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.54%) Solaris
12 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.77%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (9.23%) Configuration Management
3 10 (7.69%) OO
4 7 (5.38%) Change Control
4 7 (5.38%) ITIL
4 7 (5.38%) Knowledge Management
4 7 (5.38%) Migration
4 7 (5.38%) Workflow
5 6 (4.62%) DevOps
6 4 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.08%) Load Balancing
6 4 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.31%) BDD
7 3 (2.31%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (2.31%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (2.31%) Data Migration
7 3 (2.31%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.31%) Open Source
7 3 (2.31%) TDD
7 3 (2.31%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.08%) Perl
1 17 (13.08%) SQL
2 14 (10.77%) Java
3 13 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 12 (9.23%) Python
5 10 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.92%) C#
7 5 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.08%) VB
9 3 (2.31%) C
9 3 (2.31%) C++
9 3 (2.31%) VBScript
10 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.54%) PHP
10 2 (1.54%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.54%) VB6
11 1 (0.77%) C-shell
11 1 (0.77%) Korn
Qualifications
1 28 (21.54%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.85%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (10.77%) SC Cleared
4 12 (9.23%) CCNP
5 11 (8.46%) MCSE
6 9 (6.92%) CCNA
7 8 (6.15%) DV Cleared
8 7 (5.38%) MCSA
8 7 (5.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.85%) Degree
10 4 (3.08%) ISTQB
10 4 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (2.31%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.77%) AAT
12 1 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.77%) ISEB
12 1 (0.77%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.69%) vSphere
4 9 (6.92%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.62%) XenApp
6 5 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.31%) Docker
7 3 (2.31%) vCloud
7 3 (2.31%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.31%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.54%) Firmware
8 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.54%) XenServer
9 1 (0.77%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.77%) Samba
9 1 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (10.00%) SCCM
2 12 (9.23%) Puppet
3 9 (6.92%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.77%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.77%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.77%) MOM
4 1 (0.77%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.77%) Netcool
4 1 (0.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.77%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.77%) SCOM
4 1 (0.77%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.77%) SCSM
4 1 (0.77%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.77%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (28.46%) Microsoft
1 37 (28.46%) VMware
2 22 (16.92%) Cisco
3 20 (15.38%) Oracle
4 18 (13.85%) HP
5 12 (9.23%) Citrix
6 11 (8.46%) Red Hat
7 8 (6.15%) Juniper
8 7 (5.38%) Axway
8 7 (5.38%) IBM
8 7 (5.38%) Informatica
8 7 (5.38%) Siebel
9 6 (4.62%) Splunk
10 5 (3.85%) F5
11 4 (3.08%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.31%) Becrypt
12 3 (2.31%) Intel Security
12 3 (2.31%) Lumension
12 3 (2.31%) Sun
13 2 (1.54%) Palo Alto
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