The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Engineer
Rank 369 376 395
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 39 39 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.18% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.19% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 10
Average daily rate £306 £348 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.87% +9.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £240 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £548 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £130.00 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+550.00% -6.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.93 £12.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year
+35.44% -38.08%
Technical Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Technical Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Technical Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Technical Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Technical Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Technical Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +25 4 £300 -38.46% 2
Croydon - 1 £375 -
Technical Engineer
England

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 44 (62.86%) Windows
2 27 (38.57%) Linux
3 20 (28.57%) C#
3 20 (28.57%) Time Management
4 17 (24.29%) Unix
5 16 (22.86%) Splunk
5 16 (22.86%) Relational Database
6 15 (21.43%) AIX
6 15 (21.43%) HPUX
6 15 (21.43%) Solaris
6 15 (21.43%) Python
7 14 (20.00%) Perl
8 13 (18.57%) Java
8 13 (18.57%) Oracle
8 13 (18.57%) LDAP
8 13 (18.57%) Shell Script
9 12 (17.14%) Mac OS X
9 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
9 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
9 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
9 12 (17.14%) Knowledge Management
9 12 (17.14%) JIRA
9 12 (17.14%) Windows Server
10 10 (14.29%) Cisco
10 10 (14.29%) Windows 7
11 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (12.86%) HP
11 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (12.86%) C++
11 9 (12.86%) HTML

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.29%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.86%) Confluence
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.86%) JBoss
5 2 (2.86%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.43%) Apache
6 1 (1.43%) CMS
6 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.43%) IIS
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Office
2 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Eikon
1 1 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Office 365
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.86%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.86%) Yammer
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.57%) LDAP
2 7 (10.00%) Firewall
3 6 (8.57%) Internet
4 5 (7.14%) IP Telephony
5 4 (5.71%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (4.29%) DNS
6 3 (4.29%) MPLS
6 3 (4.29%) Skype
6 3 (4.29%) VPN
7 2 (2.86%) BGP
7 2 (2.86%) DHCP
7 2 (2.86%) DMVPN
7 2 (2.86%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.86%) IPsec
7 2 (2.86%) LAN
7 2 (2.86%) OSPF
7 2 (2.86%) RIP
7 2 (2.86%) VoIP
7 2 (2.86%) WAN
7 2 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) Relational Database
2 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.43%) Informix
4 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) JIRA
2 5 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (7.14%) Bugzilla
2 5 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.71%) Trac
4 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.86%) Ant
5 2 (2.86%) Hudson
6 1 (1.43%) Gatling
6 1 (1.43%) Maven
6 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (8.57%) Billing
1 6 (8.57%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Law
2 5 (7.14%) Legal
3 4 (5.71%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.29%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Back Office
5 1 (1.43%) Games
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) HTML
2 8 (11.43%) JSON
2 8 (11.43%) Regular Expression
2 8 (11.43%) XML
3 7 (10.00%) .NET
4 2 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (1.43%) CSS
5 1 (1.43%) JDBC
5 1 (1.43%) Middleware
5 1 (1.43%) Play Framework
5 1 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) EPoS
4 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.43%) iPad
5 1 (1.43%) iPhone
5 1 (1.43%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 44 (62.86%) Windows
2 27 (38.57%) Linux
3 17 (24.29%) Unix
4 15 (21.43%) AIX
4 15 (21.43%) HPUX
4 15 (21.43%) Solaris
5 12 (17.14%) Mac OS X
5 12 (17.14%) Windows Server
6 10 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.71%) Android
7 4 (5.71%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.43%) CentOS
10 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Time Management
2 12 (17.14%) Knowledge Management
3 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (12.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (12.86%) Migration
4 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (7.14%) Defect Management
5 5 (7.14%) ITIL
5 5 (7.14%) OO
5 5 (7.14%) SDLC
5 5 (7.14%) Workflow
6 4 (5.71%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.29%) DevOps
7 3 (4.29%) Project Management
8 2 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.86%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.86%) Microservices
8 2 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.57%) C#
2 15 (21.43%) Python
3 14 (20.00%) Perl
4 13 (18.57%) Java
4 13 (18.57%) Shell Script
5 9 (12.86%) C++
6 8 (11.43%) SQL
7 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.86%) Ruby
9 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.43%) C
9 1 (1.43%) PHP
9 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) MCITP
3 4 (5.71%) MCSE
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.29%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.29%) MCTS
5 2 (2.86%) Degree
5 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) CCNA
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.86%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.86%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.43%) Firmware
4 1 (1.43%) XenApp
4 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) Puppet
2 3 (4.29%) Ansible
3 2 (2.86%) SCCM
4 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.43%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.43%) logstash
4 1 (1.43%) Nagios
4 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.43%) Salt
4 1 (1.43%) SCOM
4 1 (1.43%) WSUS
4 1 (1.43%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.43%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Splunk
2 13 (18.57%) Oracle
3 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 10 (14.29%) Cisco
5 9 (12.86%) HP
6 7 (10.00%) Apple
7 4 (5.71%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.71%) Citrix
7 4 (5.71%) iManage
7 4 (5.71%) VMware
8 3 (4.29%) Juniper
8 3 (4.29%) Lotus
8 3 (4.29%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.86%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.86%) CA
9 2 (2.86%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.86%) NetApp
9 2 (2.86%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.86%) Symantec
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