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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Engineer
Rank 473 502 459
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 84 37 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.084% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.091% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 25
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£300 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £482 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £25.25 £18.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.49% +33.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-56.89% +28.88%
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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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
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 30 January 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 +17 34 £329 -6.73% 19
South East +12 24 £438 -2.77% 28
West Midlands +7 6 £313 -21.87% 4
East of England +1 6 £259 +0.48% 9
South West -14 4 £250 -3.84% 4
Yorkshire -6 3 £245 - 2
North East - 2 £280 -
North West -13 1 £425 - 7
East Midlands - - - - 1
Technical Engineer
UK

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 65 (45.77%) Windows
2 32 (22.54%) ITIL
2 32 (22.54%) Microsoft
3 30 (21.13%) Linux
4 28 (19.72%) Active Directory
5 26 (18.31%) Degree
6 25 (17.61%) VMware
6 25 (17.61%) Cisco
7 20 (14.08%) Security Cleared
8 19 (13.38%) Finance
9 18 (12.68%) HP
9 18 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (11.97%) Apple
10 17 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (11.27%) SQL
12 15 (10.56%) TCP/IP
12 15 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (9.86%) LAN
13 14 (9.86%) MS Excel
14 13 (9.15%) UNIX
14 13 (9.15%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (9.15%) Firewall
14 13 (9.15%) Wireless
14 13 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (8.45%) Windows 7
15 12 (8.45%) Incident Management
15 12 (8.45%) DNS
16 11 (7.75%) CCNA
16 11 (7.75%) Python
16 11 (7.75%) Windows Server 2012

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (5.63%) SharePoint
1 8 (5.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.41%) Lync
3 2 (1.41%) Apache
3 2 (1.41%) IIS
3 2 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.70%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.70%) nginx
4 1 (0.70%) Jetty
4 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) MS Project
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.52%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.70%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.56%) TCP/IP
2 14 (9.86%) LAN
3 13 (9.15%) Firewall
3 13 (9.15%) Wireless
4 12 (8.45%) DNS
5 10 (7.04%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (7.04%) DHCP
5 10 (7.04%) BGP
6 9 (6.34%) SAN
6 9 (6.34%) Multicast
7 8 (5.63%) EIGRP
8 7 (4.93%) MPLS
8 7 (4.93%) Internet
8 7 (4.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (4.23%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (4.23%) WAN
10 5 (3.52%) VoIP
11 4 (2.82%) VPN
12 3 (2.11%) LDAP
13 2 (1.41%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.41%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.70%) MySQL
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.70%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.23%) NeoLoad
1 6 (4.23%) LoadRunner
2 5 (3.52%) Subversion
3 4 (2.82%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (2.82%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (2.82%) eggPlant
3 4 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.41%) JIRA
5 1 (0.70%) Selenium
General
1 19 (13.38%) Finance
2 7 (4.93%) Front Office
2 7 (4.93%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.23%) Banking
4 5 (3.52%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.11%) Publishing
6 2 (1.41%) French Language
6 2 (1.41%) German Language
6 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.41%) Advertising
6 2 (1.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Back Office
7 1 (0.70%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.63%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (4.23%) .NET
3 1 (0.70%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.70%) HTML
3 1 (0.70%) J2EE
3 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.70%) CSS
3 1 (0.70%) Servlets
3 1 (0.70%) MAPI
3 1 (0.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.93%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.11%) PKI
2 3 (2.11%) iPad
3 2 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.41%) SecurID
3 2 (1.41%) Clustering
3 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.70%) Replication
4 1 (0.70%) CLARiiON
4 1 (0.70%) Derivative
4 1 (0.70%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.70%) EMV
4 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.70%) Open Source
4 1 (0.70%) iPhone
4 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 65 (45.77%) Windows
2 30 (21.13%) Linux
3 18 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (9.15%) UNIX
6 12 (8.45%) Windows 7
7 11 (7.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.34%) Solaris
9 6 (4.23%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.11%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.11%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.11%) Windows NT
10 3 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.11%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.41%) CentOS
11 2 (1.41%) AIX
12 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.70%) VMS
12 1 (0.70%) Android
12 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.54%) ITIL
2 15 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (8.45%) Incident Management
4 8 (5.63%) Mentoring
4 8 (5.63%) Load Balancing
5 7 (4.93%) Migration
5 7 (4.93%) CRM
5 7 (4.93%) Performance Testing
5 7 (4.93%) Network Management
6 6 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (4.23%) Waterfall
6 6 (4.23%) BDD
6 6 (4.23%) Test Scripting
6 6 (4.23%) V-Model
6 6 (4.23%) Test Automation
6 6 (4.23%) E-Commerce
6 6 (4.23%) TDD
7 5 (3.52%) Service Management
7 5 (3.52%) Regression Testing
8 4 (2.82%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.27%) SQL
2 11 (7.75%) Python
3 9 (6.34%) Perl
4 6 (4.23%) C
4 6 (4.23%) C#
5 4 (2.82%) Java
5 4 (2.82%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.41%) VB
7 2 (1.41%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.70%) VB6
8 1 (0.70%) X++
8 1 (0.70%) LINC
8 1 (0.70%) PHP
8 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (18.31%) Degree
2 20 (14.08%) Security Cleared
3 13 (9.15%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (7.75%) CCNA
5 10 (7.04%) DV Cleared
6 9 (6.34%) CCNP
6 9 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (5.63%) SC Cleared
8 6 (4.23%) MCSE
8 6 (4.23%) ISEB
8 6 (4.23%) ISTQB
9 4 (2.82%) MCP
10 2 (1.41%) CCIE
10 2 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.41%) CCVP
10 2 (1.41%) MCITP
11 1 (0.70%) CISM
11 1 (0.70%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.70%) CISSP
11 1 (0.70%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 28 (19.72%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (4.23%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.52%) vSphere
5 4 (2.82%) XenServer
5 4 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.41%) Xen
6 2 (1.41%) XenApp
6 2 (1.41%) NFS
6 2 (1.41%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.70%) SRDF
7 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.70%) KVM
7 1 (0.70%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.70%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.23%) SCCM
2 4 (2.82%) Puppet
2 4 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.11%) SCOM
4 2 (1.41%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.70%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.70%) Nagios
5 1 (0.70%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.70%) logstash
5 1 (0.70%) Kibana
5 1 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 25 (17.61%) VMware
2 25 (17.61%) Cisco
3 18 (12.68%) HP
4 17 (11.97%) Apple
5 8 (5.63%) Oracle
5 8 (5.63%) Juniper
6 7 (4.93%) Citrix
7 6 (4.23%) F5
8 5 (3.52%) Fidessa
8 5 (3.52%) SolarWinds
8 5 (3.52%) Splunk
9 4 (2.82%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.82%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.11%) EMC
10 3 (2.11%) IBM
11 2 (1.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 2 (1.41%) Sun
11 2 (1.41%) Intel
11 2 (1.41%) Dell
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