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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Engineer
England / North East
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.50% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £380 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £420 £356
% change year-on-year
-2.38% +17.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £53.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 - -

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
824 820 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 94.82% 95.02% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 521 329
Median daily rate £363 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 18 31
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -13.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £9.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.42 £21.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 £380 -
Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 36 (78.26%) SQL
2 34 (73.91%) Security Cleared
3 33 (71.74%) HP
4 27 (58.70%) SC Cleared
5 23 (50.00%) Windows
6 22 (47.83%) Windows Server
7 20 (43.48%) Linux
8 19 (41.30%) ITIL
9 18 (39.13%) Unix
10 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
10 17 (36.96%) Perl
10 17 (36.96%) VB
10 17 (36.96%) TCP/IP
10 17 (36.96%) Shell Script
11 16 (34.78%) Middleware
11 16 (34.78%) DV Cleared
11 16 (34.78%) HP SiteScope
12 15 (32.61%) Server Monitoring
12 15 (32.61%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 14 (30.43%) ITSM
13 14 (30.43%) CA
14 12 (26.09%) BMC
14 12 (26.09%) SCOrch
14 12 (26.09%) Puppet
15 11 (23.91%) Tivoli
15 11 (23.91%) OO
15 11 (23.91%) Python
15 11 (23.91%) Jython
15 11 (23.91%) PowerShell
16 10 (21.74%) BladeLogic

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.87%) Firewall
2 5 (10.87%) HTTP
2 5 (10.87%) HTTPS
2 5 (10.87%) iSCSI
2 5 (10.87%) NAS
2 5 (10.87%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
1 4 (8.70%) Selenium
2 2 (4.35%) HP UFT
2 2 (4.35%) Sahi
2 2 (4.35%) WATIR
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) Middleware
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Windows Server
3 20 (43.48%) Linux
4 18 (39.13%) Unix
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) ITIL
2 15 (32.61%) Server Monitoring
3 14 (30.43%) ITSM
4 11 (23.91%) OO
5 6 (13.04%) DevOps
6 5 (10.87%) Software Distribution
6 5 (10.87%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.70%) QA Automation
7 4 (8.70%) TDD
8 3 (6.52%) Change Control
8 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.52%) Quality Management
9 2 (4.35%) BDD
9 2 (4.35%) Change Management
9 2 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (4.35%) Open Source
9 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (78.26%) SQL
2 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
2 17 (36.96%) Perl
2 17 (36.96%) Shell Script
2 17 (36.96%) VB
3 11 (23.91%) Jython
3 11 (23.91%) PowerShell
3 11 (23.91%) Python
4 4 (8.70%) Java
5 2 (4.35%) Ruby
5 2 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (73.91%) Security Cleared
2 27 (58.70%) SC Cleared
3 16 (34.78%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.17%) OCA
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) HP SiteScope
2 15 (32.61%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 12 (26.09%) Puppet
3 12 (26.09%) SCOrch
4 11 (23.91%) Tivoli
5 10 (21.74%) BladeLogic
6 3 (6.52%) SCCM
7 2 (4.35%) Ansible
7 2 (4.35%) MOM
7 2 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (4.35%) SCOM
7 2 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (71.74%) HP
2 14 (30.43%) CA
3 12 (26.09%) BMC
4 10 (21.74%) Dell
5 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.35%) Symantec