The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Lancashire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank - 33 45
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.77% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.86% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £258 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-20.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
- -10.58%
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
398 233 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 88.64% 89.27% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 101 256
Average daily rate £368 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £350 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 39 26
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £10.50 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.90 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Technical Engineer
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Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Engineer in the job title across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Technical Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Engineer across the Lancashire region.

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Technical Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Engineer across the Lancashire region.

Technical Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Technical Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (50.00%) Lync
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft