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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Engineer
UK / England
Rank 515 520 503
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 55 72 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 40 43
Median daily rate £350 £335 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £323 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.77% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Median hourly rate £31.50 £21.47 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.75% +53.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.93 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +35.44%

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
38632 44173 43901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25327 28502 28056
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1597 1772
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +5 22 £380 +35.71% 14
South East +15 13 £340 +5.42% 11
North West +29 5 £344 -14.06% 10
North East -9 5 £329 -
Yorkshire +8 3 £338 -14.28% 6
East Midlands +3 3 - - 1
South West +9 2 £320 +113.33% 3
East of England -2 1 £118 - 5
Technical Engineer
UK

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 53 (46.90%) Windows
2 30 (26.55%) Active Directory
3 29 (25.66%) VMware
4 28 (24.78%) Cisco
5 26 (23.01%) Linux
6 22 (19.47%) Microsoft
7 19 (16.81%) Unix
7 19 (16.81%) Windows Server
8 17 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (14.16%) Data Centre
9 16 (14.16%) Perl
9 16 (14.16%) Security Cleared
10 13 (11.50%) Migration
10 13 (11.50%) MS Exchange
11 11 (9.73%) MS Excel
11 11 (9.73%) WAN
11 11 (9.73%) TCP/IP
11 11 (9.73%) Citrix
11 11 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (9.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (9.73%) SC Cleared
12 10 (8.85%) Hyper-V
12 10 (8.85%) Knowledge Management
12 10 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (8.85%) Firewall
12 10 (8.85%) Shell Script
12 10 (8.85%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (8.85%) HP
12 10 (8.85%) Python

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 13 (11.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (3.54%) JBoss
3 4 (3.54%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.54%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.54%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.65%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.65%) FileNet
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.65%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.77%) Confluence
5 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.77%) SAS
5 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.88%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (9.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.88%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.19%) Office 365
2 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.77%) SaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.73%) TCP/IP
1 11 (9.73%) WAN
2 10 (8.85%) Firewall
3 9 (7.96%) LAN
3 9 (7.96%) SAN
3 9 (7.96%) SSL
4 7 (6.19%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (6.19%) Internet
4 7 (6.19%) LDAP
4 7 (6.19%) MPLS
4 7 (6.19%) VPN
5 6 (5.31%) IPsec
5 6 (5.31%) Wireless
6 5 (4.42%) BGP
6 5 (4.42%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (4.42%) Network Security
7 4 (3.54%) OSPF
7 4 (3.54%) VoIP
8 3 (2.65%) DSLAM
8 3 (2.65%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.08%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.54%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.65%) Big Data
4 3 (2.65%) Flink
4 3 (2.65%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.77%) JIRA
2 2 (1.77%) JMeter
2 2 (1.77%) Selenium
3 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.88%) NUnit
3 1 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.54%) Finance
3 3 (2.65%) Banking
3 3 (2.65%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Front Office
4 1 (0.88%) German Language
4 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.85%) Regular Expression
2 5 (4.42%) Software Packaging
3 4 (3.54%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (2.65%) Kafka
4 3 (2.65%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (0.88%) CSS
5 1 (0.88%) HTML
5 1 (0.88%) LAMP
5 1 (0.88%) Node.js
5 1 (0.88%) RESTful
5 1 (0.88%) Web Services
5 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (14.16%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.54%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.65%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.65%) DataPower
4 3 (2.65%) VCE vBlock
5 2 (1.77%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.77%) NHS
5 2 (1.77%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (1.77%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.88%) CMDB
6 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 53 (46.90%) Windows
2 26 (23.01%) Linux
3 19 (16.81%) Unix
3 19 (16.81%) Windows Server
4 11 (9.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (8.85%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.42%) CentOS
8 4 (3.54%) AIX
8 4 (3.54%) Mac OS
8 4 (3.54%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.54%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.77%) Android
10 2 (1.77%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.50%) Migration
2 10 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (8.85%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (6.19%) DevOps
3 7 (6.19%) ITIL
4 5 (4.42%) Configuration Management
4 5 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (3.54%) Change Control
5 4 (3.54%) Data Management
5 4 (3.54%) OO
5 4 (3.54%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.54%) Service Management
6 3 (2.65%) Change Data Capture
6 3 (2.65%) Coaching
6 3 (2.65%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (2.65%) Data Engineering
6 3 (2.65%) Scrum
6 3 (2.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (2.65%) System Testing
6 3 (2.65%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.16%) Perl
2 10 (8.85%) Python
2 10 (8.85%) Shell Script
3 9 (7.96%) Java
3 9 (7.96%) PowerShell
4 8 (7.08%) SQL
5 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.77%) C
6 2 (1.77%) PHP
7 1 (0.88%) C++
7 1 (0.88%) Groovy
7 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (14.16%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.73%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.85%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.19%) CCNA
5 7 (6.19%) MCSE
6 4 (3.54%) Degree
7 3 (2.65%) CCNP
7 3 (2.65%) ISEB
7 3 (2.65%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.77%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.77%) MCSA
9 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.88%) MCDST
9 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) SLA
2 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 30 (26.55%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.85%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.96%) vSphere
5 8 (7.08%) vCloud
6 2 (1.77%) Firmware
6 2 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.77%) XenApp
7 1 (0.88%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.88%) Docker
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (7.96%) SCCM
2 6 (5.31%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.42%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.54%) Puppet
5 2 (1.77%) SCOM
6 1 (0.88%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.88%) Ansible
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.88%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (0.88%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.88%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.88%) NetApp OnCommand
6 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 29 (25.66%) VMware
2 28 (24.78%) Cisco
3 22 (19.47%) Microsoft
4 11 (9.73%) Citrix
5 10 (8.85%) HP
6 8 (7.08%) Splunk
7 7 (6.19%) NetApp
7 7 (6.19%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.42%) F5
8 5 (4.42%) Oracle
8 5 (4.42%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.54%) IBM
9 4 (3.54%) Informatica
9 4 (3.54%) Juniper
9 4 (3.54%) Siebel
9 4 (3.54%) Veeam
10 3 (2.65%) Axway
10 3 (2.65%) Dell
10 3 (2.65%) Nortel
10 3 (2.65%) Sun
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