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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Engineer
Rank 359 372 349
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 40 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.055% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.059% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 12
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£400 £298 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.45% -32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £198 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £459 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £263 £239
% change year-on-year
+20.47% +9.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
Average hourly rate £20.75 - £18.85
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 - £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.24% -26.66%
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
19643 20190 18456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13788 13644 12573
Average daily rate £446 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 387 425
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Technical Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 February 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
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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 +27 15 £488 +80.55%
Hillingdon - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Carshalton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Technical Engineer
England

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (44.44%) Linux
2 21 (38.89%) Windows
3 17 (31.48%) Cisco
4 16 (29.63%) Python
4 16 (29.63%) Finance
5 13 (24.07%) HP
6 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (20.37%) Wireless
7 11 (20.37%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
7 11 (20.37%) Perl
8 10 (18.52%) Solaris
8 10 (18.52%) UNIX
8 10 (18.52%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 9 (16.67%) Multicast
9 9 (16.67%) ITIL
9 9 (16.67%) CCNA
9 9 (16.67%) Front Office
9 9 (16.67%) Incident Management
10 8 (14.81%) Degree
10 8 (14.81%) Service Management
10 8 (14.81%) CCNP
10 8 (14.81%) BGP
10 8 (14.81%) EIGRP
10 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
10 8 (14.81%) LAN
11 7 (12.96%) DV Cleared
11 7 (12.96%) Network Management

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
1 11 (20.37%) Wireless
2 9 (16.67%) Multicast
3 8 (14.81%) BGP
3 8 (14.81%) EIGRP
3 8 (14.81%) LAN
4 7 (12.96%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (12.96%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (11.11%) MPLS
6 5 (9.26%) Firewall
7 3 (5.56%) VoIP
7 3 (5.56%) WAN
7 3 (5.56%) SAN
8 2 (3.70%) VPN
8 2 (3.70%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.85%) DNS
9 1 (1.85%) GSM
9 1 (1.85%) POP3
9 1 (1.85%) SMTP
9 1 (1.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 6 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) JIRA
1 6 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 6 (11.11%) LoadRunner
1 6 (11.11%) NeoLoad
2 4 (7.41%) Subversion
2 4 (7.41%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (7.41%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (7.41%) eggPlant
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Front Office
3 6 (11.11%) Banking
4 5 (9.26%) Investment Banking
5 4 (7.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.85%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Marketing
6 1 (1.85%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.85%) Jinja
2 1 (1.85%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) PKI
3 1 (1.85%) Derivative
3 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.85%) iPhone
3 1 (1.85%) iPad
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (44.44%) Linux
2 21 (38.89%) Windows
3 10 (18.52%) Solaris
3 10 (18.52%) UNIX
4 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.70%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.85%) Android
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.67%) ITIL
2 9 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 8 (14.81%) Service Management
4 7 (12.96%) Load Balancing
4 7 (12.96%) Network Management
4 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
5 6 (11.11%) Time Management
5 6 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 6 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (11.11%) V-Model
5 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 6 (11.11%) BDD
5 6 (11.11%) OO
5 6 (11.11%) TDD
5 6 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) Python
2 11 (20.37%) Perl
3 7 (12.96%) Shell Script
4 6 (11.11%) C#
4 6 (11.11%) Java
4 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.67%) CCNA
2 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (14.81%) Degree
3 8 (14.81%) CCNP
4 7 (12.96%) DV Cleared
5 6 (11.11%) ISTQB
5 6 (11.11%) ISEB
6 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.56%) MCSE
8 2 (3.70%) CCIE
8 2 (3.70%) CCVP
8 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.70%) VCP4
9 1 (1.85%) MCITP
9 1 (1.85%) MCP
9 1 (1.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (1.85%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.85%) KVM
3 1 (1.85%) NFS
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) SRDF
3 1 (1.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Puppet
2 4 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.70%) SCCM
4 1 (1.85%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.85%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.85%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.85%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Cisco
2 13 (24.07%) HP
3 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle
3 7 (12.96%) VMware
4 6 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 5 (9.26%) F5
5 5 (9.26%) Splunk
5 5 (9.26%) Juniper
5 5 (9.26%) Fidessa
6 2 (3.70%) EMC
6 2 (3.70%) Citrix
6 2 (3.70%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.85%) Google
7 1 (1.85%) Polycom
7 1 (1.85%) Spiceworks
7 1 (1.85%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.85%) SevOne
7 1 (1.85%) Cadence