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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Engineer
Rank 461 502 452
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -50
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 95 44 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.096% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 25 32
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£325 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £188 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
+16.36% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.19 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.65% +10.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.14 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £27.24 £20.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-24.24% -19.51%
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
43519 42217 37082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.59% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27035 25524 21725
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1679 1808 2037
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +30 40 £366 +35.64% 14
South East -10 20 £425 +30.76% 19
South West +1 10 £250 -32.20% 2
East of England +8 8 £255 +6.25% 6
North West - 5 £500 - 7
West Midlands -2 4 £175 -56.25% 1
Yorkshire -21 4 £190 +8.57% 4
East Midlands - - - -
Technical Engineer
UK

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 80 (50.31%) Windows
2 36 (22.64%) Linux
3 32 (20.13%) ITIL
3 32 (20.13%) Microsoft
4 31 (19.50%) Degree
5 29 (18.24%) Cisco
6 27 (16.98%) Active Directory
6 27 (16.98%) Security Cleared
7 25 (15.72%) HP
7 25 (15.72%) VMware
8 21 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (12.58%) Finance
9 20 (12.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (11.95%) Apple
10 19 (11.95%) Python
11 18 (11.32%) TCP/IP
12 17 (10.69%) DV Cleared
13 16 (10.06%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (10.06%) Wireless
14 15 (9.43%) LAN
14 15 (9.43%) Perl
14 15 (9.43%) Windows 7
15 14 (8.81%) SQL
15 14 (8.81%) SQL Server
15 14 (8.81%) UNIX
16 13 (8.18%) Telecoms
16 13 (8.18%) Incident Management
16 13 (8.18%) Oracle
16 13 (8.18%) C#
16 13 (8.18%) Cisco Certification

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 11 (6.92%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.66%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (4.40%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.26%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.26%) IIS
8 1 (0.63%) Apache
8 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.63%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.63%) Jetty
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.63%) nginx
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.63%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.63%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.32%) TCP/IP
2 16 (10.06%) Wireless
3 15 (9.43%) LAN
4 11 (6.92%) Firewall
5 10 (6.29%) BGP
6 9 (5.66%) SAN
6 9 (5.66%) Multicast
6 9 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (5.03%) WAN
7 8 (5.03%) EIGRP
8 7 (4.40%) MPLS
8 7 (4.40%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (4.40%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (3.77%) Internet
9 6 (3.77%) DNS
10 4 (2.52%) DHCP
10 4 (2.52%) VoIP
11 3 (1.89%) VPN
11 3 (1.89%) GSM
12 2 (1.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.66%) MongoDB
2 9 (5.66%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.66%) Eclipse
1 9 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (5.66%) JIRA
2 6 (3.77%) NeoLoad
2 6 (3.77%) LoadRunner
3 5 (3.14%) Subversion
4 4 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.52%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (2.52%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (2.52%) eggPlant
5 2 (1.26%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (12.58%) Finance
2 13 (8.18%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.66%) Front Office
4 6 (3.77%) Banking
5 5 (3.14%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.52%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.89%) Publishing
8 2 (1.26%) Marketing
8 2 (1.26%) French Language
8 2 (1.26%) German Language
8 2 (1.26%) Advertising
8 2 (1.26%) Automotive
9 1 (0.63%) Retail
9 1 (0.63%) Back Office
9 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.63%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.29%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (3.77%) .NET
3 1 (0.63%) J2EE
3 1 (0.63%) HTML
3 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.63%) CSS
3 1 (0.63%) Servlets
3 1 (0.63%) MAPI
3 1 (0.63%) HTML5
3 1 (0.63%) Jinja
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.26%) PKI
3 2 (1.26%) Clustering
3 2 (1.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.26%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.63%) Derivative
4 1 (0.63%) Open Source
4 1 (0.63%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.63%) iPad
4 1 (0.63%) iPhone
4 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 80 (50.31%) Windows
2 36 (22.64%) Linux
3 20 (12.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (10.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (9.43%) Windows 7
6 14 (8.81%) UNIX
7 11 (6.92%) Solaris
8 8 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.14%) Windows 2000
9 5 (3.14%) Windows NT
9 5 (3.14%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.52%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.26%) Android
11 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.63%) CentOS
12 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.13%) ITIL
2 21 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (8.18%) Incident Management
4 11 (6.92%) Scrum
5 10 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (5.66%) OO
6 9 (5.66%) Software Engineering
6 9 (5.66%) Workflow
6 9 (5.66%) Time Management
7 8 (5.03%) Network Management
7 8 (5.03%) Mentoring
7 8 (5.03%) Service Management
7 8 (5.03%) Automated Testing
8 7 (4.40%) CRM
8 7 (4.40%) Load Balancing
8 7 (4.40%) Performance Testing
9 6 (3.77%) V-Model
9 6 (3.77%) Test Automation
9 6 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (3.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.95%) Python
2 15 (9.43%) Perl
3 14 (8.81%) SQL
4 13 (8.18%) C#
5 11 (6.92%) Shell Script
6 10 (6.29%) Java
7 9 (5.66%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.77%) C
9 4 (2.52%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.63%) VB
10 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.63%) X++
10 1 (0.63%) VB6
10 1 (0.63%) LINC
10 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (19.50%) Degree
2 27 (16.98%) Security Cleared
3 17 (10.69%) DV Cleared
4 13 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (6.92%) CCNA
6 9 (5.66%) CCNP
6 9 (5.66%) VCP4
6 9 (5.66%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (3.77%) ISTQB
8 6 (3.77%) ISEB
9 5 (3.14%) MCSE
10 3 (1.89%) MCP
11 2 (1.26%) MCITP
11 2 (1.26%) CCVP
11 2 (1.26%) CCIE
12 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.63%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.66%) SLA
2 2 (1.26%) QA
System Software
1 27 (16.98%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.14%) XenApp
4 5 (3.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.14%) vSphere
5 3 (1.89%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.26%) Xen
7 1 (0.63%) NFS
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.63%) SRDF
7 1 (0.63%) XenServer
7 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.63%) KVM
7 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (6.29%) Puppet
2 6 (3.77%) SCCM
3 4 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.26%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.63%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.63%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.63%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.63%) SCOM
5 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.63%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 32 (20.13%) Microsoft
2 29 (18.24%) Cisco
3 25 (15.72%) HP
3 25 (15.72%) VMware
4 19 (11.95%) Apple
5 13 (8.18%) Oracle
6 9 (5.66%) Citrix
7 6 (3.77%) SolarWinds
7 6 (3.77%) Juniper
8 5 (3.14%) Fidessa
8 5 (3.14%) Nokia
8 5 (3.14%) Splunk
8 5 (3.14%) F5
8 5 (3.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 3 (1.89%) NetApp
9 3 (1.89%) Ericsson
9 3 (1.89%) Dell
9 3 (1.89%) Intel
9 3 (1.89%) Nortel
9 3 (1.89%) Huawei
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