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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Engineer
Rank 557 545 539
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 62 73 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 44 46
Median daily rate £353 £265 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.01% +17.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £164 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £445 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £275 £230
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +19.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Median hourly rate £18.28 £15.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.90% -46.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.88 £13.10 £16.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.33 £24.69 £124.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £15.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -46.55%
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
46192 48206 46494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30537 30869 29074
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1851 1907
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +14 23 £384 +61.47% 14
North East - 13 £328 -
South East +2 10 £298 +75.00% 21
East of England +15 5 £300 -11.11% 4
West Midlands -17 4 £330 - 2
South West +2 3 £363 +20.83% 6
Yorkshire 0 3 £258 -24.26% 2
North West -17 1 - - 6
Technical Engineer
UK

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 94 (55.62%) Windows
2 51 (30.18%) Active Directory
3 46 (27.22%) Linux
4 42 (24.85%) Windows Server
5 40 (23.67%) Microsoft
6 38 (22.49%) Oracle
7 36 (21.30%) VMware
8 28 (16.57%) SQL
9 27 (15.98%) Unix
10 25 (14.79%) Security Cleared
11 24 (14.20%) MS Office
12 23 (13.61%) Cisco
13 22 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (13.02%) Windows 7
14 21 (12.43%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (11.83%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (11.83%) MS Excel
16 18 (10.65%) Java
16 18 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (10.65%) Telecoms
16 18 (10.65%) Finance
17 17 (10.06%) HP
17 17 (10.06%) Office 365
17 17 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (9.47%) PowerShell
18 16 (9.47%) SQL Server
19 15 (8.88%) Perl
19 15 (8.88%) Python
20 14 (8.28%) Migration
20 14 (8.28%) MCSE

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 10 (5.92%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.14%) JBoss
3 7 (4.14%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (4.14%) WebLogic
3 7 (4.14%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (3.55%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (2.96%) Confluence
5 5 (2.96%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.96%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.37%) Apache
6 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.78%) IIS
8 2 (1.18%) nginx
9 1 (0.59%) Drupal
9 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.59%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (14.20%) MS Office
2 20 (11.83%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.96%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.18%) Magento
2 2 (1.18%) Shopify
3 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.06%) Office 365
2 9 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.18%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.18%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.18%) Yammer
5 1 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.69%) DNS
1 13 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.51%) Diameter Protocol
2 11 (6.51%) GPRS
2 11 (6.51%) SS7
2 11 (6.51%) UMTS
2 11 (6.51%) WCDMA
3 10 (5.92%) Firewall
3 10 (5.92%) Skype
4 9 (5.33%) Internet
5 8 (4.73%) DHCP
5 8 (4.73%) LAN
6 7 (4.14%) LDAP
6 7 (4.14%) WAN
7 6 (3.55%) CDMA
7 6 (3.55%) GSM
7 6 (3.55%) MPLS
7 6 (3.55%) Network Security
7 6 (3.55%) SAN
7 6 (3.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.51%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.73%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.96%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.37%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.37%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.59%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.59%) Big Data
7 1 (0.59%) DB2
7 1 (0.59%) DTS
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (4.73%) Jenkins
1 8 (4.73%) JIRA
2 5 (2.96%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.96%) Maven
3 4 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.37%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.37%) Selenium
4 3 (1.78%) Artifactory
4 3 (1.78%) Checkstyle
4 3 (1.78%) Cobertura
4 3 (1.78%) FindBugs
4 3 (1.78%) Hudson
4 3 (1.78%) Liquibase
4 3 (1.78%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.78%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (1.78%) Subversion
5 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.59%) Appium
6 1 (0.59%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (10.65%) Finance
1 18 (10.65%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.14%) German Language
3 6 (3.55%) Billing
4 4 (2.37%) French Language
5 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.78%) Marketing
6 2 (1.18%) Back Office
6 2 (1.18%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.18%) Law
6 2 (1.18%) Legal
6 2 (1.18%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.92%) .NET
2 7 (4.14%) Software Packaging
3 5 (2.96%) HTML
3 5 (2.96%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (2.37%) REST
4 4 (2.37%) XML
5 3 (1.78%) CSS
5 3 (1.78%) Regular Expression
5 3 (1.78%) SGML
6 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.18%) DCOM
6 2 (1.18%) Spring
6 2 (1.18%) Spring Integration
6 2 (1.18%) Spring Security
6 2 (1.18%) Web Services
7 1 (0.59%) Kafka
7 1 (0.59%) Node.js
7 1 (0.59%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.92%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.78%) DataPower
5 3 (1.78%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.78%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.78%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.18%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.18%) Clustering
6 2 (1.18%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.18%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.18%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.59%) IVR
7 1 (0.59%) PKI
7 1 (0.59%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.59%) Replication
7 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 94 (55.62%) Windows
2 46 (27.22%) Linux
3 42 (24.85%) Windows Server
4 27 (15.98%) Unix
5 22 (13.02%) Windows 7
6 21 (12.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (11.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (8.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (6.51%) Solaris
10 10 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (5.92%) Windows 8
11 8 (4.73%) Windows XP
12 7 (4.14%) AIX
13 5 (2.96%) Windows 10
14 3 (1.78%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.78%) Mac OS X
15 2 (1.18%) Android
15 2 (1.18%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.59%) CentOS
16 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (8.28%) Migration
3 12 (7.10%) Configuration Management
4 11 (6.51%) DevOps
4 11 (6.51%) ITIL
4 11 (6.51%) OO
5 8 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (4.73%) Software Engineering
5 8 (4.73%) Workflow
6 7 (4.14%) Change Control
7 6 (3.55%) High Availability
8 5 (2.96%) Change Management
8 5 (2.96%) Mentoring
8 5 (2.96%) Open Source
9 4 (2.37%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (2.37%) Dashboard Development
9 4 (2.37%) Defect Management
9 4 (2.37%) SDLC
9 4 (2.37%) Time Management
10 3 (1.78%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.57%) SQL
2 18 (10.65%) Java
3 16 (9.47%) PowerShell
4 15 (8.88%) Perl
4 15 (8.88%) Python
5 14 (8.28%) C#
6 10 (5.92%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.55%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.55%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.55%) Ruby
8 5 (2.96%) C
9 4 (2.37%) VB
9 4 (2.37%) VBScript
10 3 (1.78%) C++
10 3 (1.78%) PHP
10 3 (1.78%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.18%) VB6
12 1 (0.59%) C-shell
12 1 (0.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 25 (14.79%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (8.28%) MCSE
4 11 (6.51%) SC Cleared
5 10 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (5.92%) MCITP
6 9 (5.33%) DV Cleared
7 8 (4.73%) CCNA
8 7 (4.14%) Degree
9 5 (2.96%) MCDST
10 4 (2.37%) CCNP
10 4 (2.37%) ISTQB
10 4 (2.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (1.78%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.78%) MCTS
12 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.18%) MCSA
12 2 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.59%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.33%) QA
1 9 (5.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 51 (30.18%) Active Directory
2 17 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.51%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.55%) vSphere
5 5 (2.96%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (2.96%) XenApp
6 4 (2.37%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.78%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.18%) Docker
8 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.18%) Samba
8 2 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.18%) XenServer
9 1 (0.59%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.59%) Firmware
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.59%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (8.28%) Puppet
2 13 (7.69%) SCCM
3 10 (5.92%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.37%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.18%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.59%) Ansible
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.59%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.59%) logstash
6 1 (0.59%) Nagios
6 1 (0.59%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.59%) Salt
6 1 (0.59%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.59%) SCOM
6 1 (0.59%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.59%) SCSM
6 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.59%) WSUS
6 1 (0.59%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.59%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 40 (23.67%) Microsoft
2 38 (22.49%) Oracle
3 36 (21.30%) VMware
4 23 (13.61%) Cisco
5 17 (10.06%) HP
6 14 (8.28%) Red Hat
7 11 (6.51%) F5
7 11 (6.51%) Sybase
8 9 (5.33%) Juniper
9 8 (4.73%) Citrix
10 7 (4.14%) Axway
10 7 (4.14%) CheckPoint
10 7 (4.14%) IBM
10 7 (4.14%) Informatica
10 7 (4.14%) Siebel
11 6 (3.55%) BMC
12 5 (2.96%) Apple
12 5 (2.96%) Intel Security
12 5 (2.96%) Splunk
13 4 (2.37%) Huawei
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