The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Engineer
Rank 88 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+27.83% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-51.92% +23.80%
Project Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1524 1180 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.87% 95.39% 93.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 665 532
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 59 85
Average hourly rate £13.60 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Project Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Project Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Project Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Project Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Project Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Project Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Project Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Project Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Project Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Project 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 Project Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Service Management
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) Migration
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Legal
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) Project Management
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) Law
7 3 (25.00%) Clustering
7 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
7 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
8 2 (16.67%) SCCM
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) MCSE
8 2 (16.67%) MCSA

Project Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Project 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 Project Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (8.33%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) MPLS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (41.67%) Legal
2 3 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Service Management
2 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (50.00%) Migration
4 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
6 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Citrix
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec