The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 51 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.47% - 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £291
% change year-on-year
- -5.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +1.25%
Technical Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
348 239 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 81.69% 89.85% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 106 227
Average daily rate £350 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £209 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 23
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £31.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -53.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £37.50 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Engineer across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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Technical Engineer
North West

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (75.00%) AppSense
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) SMS
2 2 (50.00%) XenServer
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Lync
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) nginx
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (25.00%) Google App Engine
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) SSL

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Lync
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Jetty
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) SMS
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) XenServer
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Xen
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) AppSense
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) CA