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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 46 38 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.25% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.39% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£270 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
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
340 256 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 84.58% 89.51% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 108 222
Average daily rate £333 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £210 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £350 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 24
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.75 £31.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.15% -53.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £32.65 £38.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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
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 21 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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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Job
Vacancies
Chorley - - - -
Technical Engineer
North West

Technical Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (100.00%) AppSense
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SMS
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Lync
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Lync
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SMS
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) AppSense
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CA
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