The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 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 London 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 389 393 357
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 15 17 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.071% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.077% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 31
Average daily rate
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£225 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £321 £260
% change year-on-year
-14.33% +23.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £18.75 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -11.76%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21168 22108 24618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.80% 92.45% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14604 15035 15929
Average daily rate £425 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 480 644
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £42.50 £41.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Technical Engineer
England

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 14 July 2014.

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 14 July 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 2 £275 - 4
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Technical Engineer
England

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 15 (41.67%) VMware
3 14 (38.89%) Linux
4 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
5 12 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (25.00%) SQL
7 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (25.00%) Ruby
8 8 (22.22%) HTML
8 8 (22.22%) Java
8 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 8 (22.22%) C#
8 8 (22.22%) PHP
8 8 (22.22%) Python
8 8 (22.22%) MS Office
8 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 8 (22.22%) SCCM
9 7 (19.44%) HTTP
9 7 (19.44%) ColdFusion
9 7 (19.44%) UNIX
9 7 (19.44%) C
9 7 (19.44%) C++
9 7 (19.44%) Perl
9 7 (19.44%) VB.NET
9 7 (19.44%) .NET
9 7 (19.44%) Firewall
10 6 (16.67%) Migration

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 7 (19.44%) ColdFusion
3 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (19.44%) Firewall
2 7 (19.44%) HTTP
3 5 (13.89%) LAN
4 4 (11.11%) WAN
4 4 (11.11%) DNS
4 4 (11.11%) SAN
5 3 (8.33%) DHCP
6 1 (2.78%) FTP
6 1 (2.78%) SSL
6 1 (2.78%) LDAP
6 1 (2.78%) ADSL
6 1 (2.78%) Internet
6 1 (2.78%) Wireless
6 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (11.11%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Selenium
2 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.56%) Capybara
2 2 (5.56%) WATIR
3 1 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.78%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.78%) RSpec
3 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (5.56%) French Language
1 2 (5.56%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.78%) Japanese Language
2 1 (2.78%) Front Office
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) HTML
2 7 (19.44%) .NET
3 6 (16.67%) JSON
3 6 (16.67%) REST
3 6 (16.67%) SOAP
3 6 (16.67%) Web Services
3 6 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) Middleware
4 1 (2.78%) LAMP
4 1 (2.78%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Thin Client
1 4 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 3 (8.33%) Smartcard
2 3 (8.33%) EMV
3 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.78%) Open Source
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Linux
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (19.44%) UNIX
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.78%) Android
8 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
2 4 (11.11%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (8.33%) Project Management
3 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.78%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.78%) Time Management
5 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.78%) BDD
5 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
1 9 (25.00%) Ruby
2 8 (22.22%) Python
2 8 (22.22%) PHP
2 8 (22.22%) C#
2 8 (22.22%) Java
2 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 7 (19.44%) Perl
3 7 (19.44%) C++
3 7 (19.44%) C
3 7 (19.44%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) Degree
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.11%) MCSE
4 3 (8.33%) MCP
5 1 (2.78%) HND
5 1 (2.78%) ISEB
5 1 (2.78%) CCVP
5 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 3 (8.33%) XenServer
5 2 (5.56%) XenApp
6 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) SCCM
2 4 (11.11%) ARCserve
3 3 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) VMware
2 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) HP
4 4 (11.11%) Cognos
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco
4 4 (11.11%) Intel
4 4 (11.11%) Citrix
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.33%) PlateSpin
5 3 (8.33%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.78%) Brocade
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) McAfee
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
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