The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 85 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 20 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.47% 0.090% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.095% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Automation 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 North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1258 1057 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.64% 95.23% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 666 401
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £265 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 47
Median hourly rate £26.50 £15.86 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.08% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £32.50 £32.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured Automation Engineer in the job title.

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automation Engineer across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Automation Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Automation Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -9 20 £400 - 1
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Automation Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 17 (77.27%) HP
3 15 (68.18%) CA
4 13 (59.09%) Middleware
4 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
5 12 (54.55%) ITIL
5 12 (54.55%) BMC
5 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
5 12 (54.55%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 11 (50.00%) SCOrch
6 11 (50.00%) ITSM
6 11 (50.00%) Python
7 10 (45.45%) Windows
7 10 (45.45%) Jython
7 10 (45.45%) PowerShell
7 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
8 9 (40.91%) BladeLogic
8 9 (40.91%) Public Cloud
8 9 (40.91%) Puppet
8 9 (40.91%) Dell
8 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
9 8 (36.36%) OO
10 7 (31.82%) Linux
11 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
11 5 (22.73%) Unix
11 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
11 5 (22.73%) Perl
11 5 (22.73%) VB
11 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
11 5 (22.73%) Shell Script

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) HTTP
2 4 (18.18%) HTTPS
2 4 (18.18%) iSCSI
2 4 (18.18%) NAS
2 4 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 2 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.55%) French Language
1 1 (4.55%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 7 (31.82%) Linux
4 5 (22.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) ITIL
2 11 (50.00%) ITSM
3 8 (36.36%) OO
4 5 (22.73%) Software Distribution
5 4 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (13.64%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (9.09%) QA Automation
7 2 (9.09%) TDD
8 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 11 (50.00%) Python
4 10 (45.45%) Jython
4 10 (45.45%) PowerShell
5 5 (22.73%) Perl
5 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
5 5 (22.73%) VB
6 3 (13.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 11 (50.00%) SCOrch
3 9 (40.91%) BladeLogic
3 9 (40.91%) Puppet
4 4 (18.18%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (18.18%) Tivoli
5 2 (9.09%) MOM
5 2 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) SCCM
5 2 (9.09%) WSUS
6 1 (4.55%) OVPA
6 1 (4.55%) SCOM
6 1 (4.55%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) HP
2 15 (68.18%) CA
3 12 (54.55%) BMC
4 9 (40.91%) Dell
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) Symantec
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle
7 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
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