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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Engineer
Rank 390 392 360
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 18 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £238 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -38.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £200 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £213 £225
% change year-on-year
+33.52% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £88.10 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.40% +433.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £30.58 £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £145.62 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.16 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-23.58% +52.63%
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
20537 21067 20000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.17% 92.93% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14167 14838 13477
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 372 448
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 6 £325 -27.77% 1
Croydon - 1 £120 -
Technical Engineer
England

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 27 (47.37%) Windows
2 25 (43.86%) Linux
3 16 (28.07%) Finance
3 16 (28.07%) Cisco
4 15 (26.32%) Python
5 13 (22.81%) Perl
6 11 (19.30%) ITIL
6 11 (19.30%) UNIX
6 11 (19.30%) JIRA
7 10 (17.54%) FIX Protocol
7 10 (17.54%) Java
7 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
7 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
7 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
7 10 (17.54%) HP
7 10 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (17.54%) Wireless
7 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (15.79%) Incident Management
8 9 (15.79%) Front Office
8 9 (15.79%) Shell Script
8 9 (15.79%) Solaris
8 9 (15.79%) C#
8 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
8 9 (15.79%) Degree
8 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 9 (15.79%) Puppet
8 9 (15.79%) SDLC
9 8 (14.04%) Multicast

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 (14.04%) MS Exchange
1 8 (14.04%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.51%) Lync
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) Jetty
4 1 (1.75%) nginx
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Office
2 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
1 2 (3.51%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
1 10 (17.54%) Wireless
2 8 (14.04%) BGP
2 8 (14.04%) EIGRP
2 8 (14.04%) Multicast
3 7 (12.28%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (12.28%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (12.28%) Firewall
4 6 (10.53%) MPLS
4 6 (10.53%) LAN
5 4 (7.02%) VPN
5 4 (7.02%) DNS
5 4 (7.02%) IP Telephony
6 3 (5.26%) VoIP
7 2 (3.51%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.51%) NAS
8 1 (1.75%) PABX
8 1 (1.75%) WAN
8 1 (1.75%) POP3
8 1 (1.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.04%) Hadoop
2 8 (14.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) JIRA
2 8 (14.04%) Eclipse
2 8 (14.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.51%) Selenium
3 2 (3.51%) WebLOAD
4 1 (1.75%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) Maven
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Front Office
3 6 (10.53%) Banking
4 5 (8.77%) Investment Banking
5 4 (7.02%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.51%) Legal
7 1 (1.75%) Games
7 1 (1.75%) Retail
7 1 (1.75%) Law
7 1 (1.75%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (3.51%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) MAPI
3 1 (1.75%) WCF
3 1 (1.75%) Jinja
3 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.26%) Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 27 (47.37%) Windows
2 25 (43.86%) Linux
3 11 (19.30%) UNIX
4 9 (15.79%) Solaris
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.75%) Debian
8 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.75%) Android
8 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) ITIL
2 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (15.79%) SDLC
4 8 (14.04%) Load Balancing
4 8 (14.04%) Time Management
4 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
4 8 (14.04%) OO
4 8 (14.04%) Service Management
4 8 (14.04%) Workflow
5 7 (12.28%) Automated Testing
5 7 (12.28%) Network Management
5 7 (12.28%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.53%) Scrum
6 6 (10.53%) CRM
7 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.51%) Migration
8 2 (3.51%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) Python
2 13 (22.81%) Perl
3 10 (17.54%) Java
3 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.79%) Shell Script
4 9 (15.79%) C#
5 3 (5.26%) SQL
6 1 (1.75%) Ruby
6 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (15.79%) Degree
2 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 8 (14.04%) DV Cleared
3 8 (14.04%) CCNP
3 8 (14.04%) CCNA
4 2 (3.51%) MCSE
4 2 (3.51%) CCIE
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.51%) CCVP
5 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) vSphere
4 1 (1.75%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) Puppet
2 3 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.75%) Casper Suite
4 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.75%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.75%) SCCM
4 1 (1.75%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.75%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.75%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Cisco
2 10 (17.54%) HP
3 8 (14.04%) Oracle
3 8 (14.04%) VMware
4 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.53%) SolarWinds
6 5 (8.77%) F5
6 5 (8.77%) Splunk
6 5 (8.77%) Fidessa
6 5 (8.77%) Juniper
7 3 (5.26%) Apple
7 3 (5.26%) Citrix
8 2 (3.51%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.51%) Symantec
8 2 (3.51%) Websense
8 2 (3.51%) EMC
9 1 (1.75%) Dell
9 1 (1.75%) IBM
9 1 (1.75%) Cadence
9 1 (1.75%) NetApp