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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 385 392 387
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 26 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 22
Average daily rate
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£225 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £495 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% -1.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-27.90% +7.50%
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
22649 23455 24036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.28% 92.88% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15806 16148 15867
Average daily rate £425 £435 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 422 590
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.62 £45.00
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 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 30 September 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 30 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +24 4 £463 +51.63% 3
Docklands, London - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Technical Engineer
England

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 21 (52.50%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) SQL
3 15 (37.50%) VMware
3 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
5 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (25.00%) HP
7 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
7 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (22.50%) Selenium
8 8 (20.00%) QA
8 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 8 (20.00%) SCCM
8 8 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 8 (20.00%) Linux
8 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (20.00%) DNS
8 8 (20.00%) Migration
8 8 (20.00%) EMV
8 8 (20.00%) Smartcard
9 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
9 7 (17.50%) DHCP
9 7 (17.50%) ITIL
9 7 (17.50%) MS Office
10 6 (15.00%) MCP
10 6 (15.00%) LAN
10 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
10 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.00%) ColdFusion
4 2 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) Apache
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Office
2 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (20.00%) DNS
2 7 (17.50%) DHCP
3 6 (15.00%) LAN
4 5 (12.50%) SAN
5 4 (10.00%) HTTP
6 3 (7.50%) WAN
6 3 (7.50%) Firewall
7 2 (5.00%) VPN
7 2 (5.00%) Internet
8 1 (2.50%) Intranet
8 1 (2.50%) SSL
8 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.50%) SSH
8 1 (2.50%) SMTP
8 1 (2.50%) VoIP
8 1 (2.50%) LDAP
8 1 (2.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.00%) Cognos Impromptu
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Selenium
2 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.50%) RSpec
2 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.50%) Capybara
2 1 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (2.50%) WATIR
General
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Legal
1 1 (2.50%) Retail
1 1 (2.50%) French Language
1 1 (2.50%) Japanese Language
1 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) HTML
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) JSON
2 2 (5.00%) REST
2 2 (5.00%) SOAP
2 2 (5.00%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) LAMP
3 1 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Smartcard
1 8 (20.00%) EMV
2 3 (7.50%) iPad
3 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.00%) SecurID
3 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Handset
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.50%) Open Source
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (20.00%) Linux
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.00%) UNIX
5 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.50%) CentOS
6 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.50%) VMS
6 1 (2.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Manual Testing
1 8 (20.00%) Migration
1 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (17.50%) ITIL
3 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (10.00%) Project Management
3 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.50%) Change Management
5 1 (2.50%) Service Management
5 1 (2.50%) Time Management
5 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.50%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.50%) BDD
5 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (2.50%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) PHP
3 3 (7.50%) Ruby
3 3 (7.50%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) Perl
4 2 (5.00%) C
4 2 (5.00%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) C++
4 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.00%) Python
4 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (15.00%) MCP
2 5 (12.50%) MCSE
3 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.50%) HND
5 1 (2.50%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) CISSP
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.50%) CISM
5 1 (2.50%) CCVP
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.00%) XenServer
4 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) SCOM
3 2 (5.00%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.50%) WSUS
4 1 (2.50%) Puppet
4 1 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.50%) logstash
4 1 (2.50%) Kibana
4 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 15 (37.50%) VMware
2 10 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (10.00%) Dell
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco
3 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.50%) Citrix
4 3 (7.50%) Infoblox
4 3 (7.50%) PlateSpin
5 2 (5.00%) LANDesk
5 2 (5.00%) Intel
5 2 (5.00%) Juniper
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle
5 2 (5.00%) Cognos
6 1 (2.50%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) EMC
6 1 (2.50%) Avaya
6 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.50%) NetIQ
6 1 (2.50%) Symantec