The table below looks at the statistics for the Build Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Engineer
Rank 114 101 112
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 15 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.33% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.35% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 3
Average daily rate
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£324 £369 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.03% +63.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £368 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £370 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.15% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £13.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+133.33% +28.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2589 2268 2464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.10% 93.37% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1370 1086 1160
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £491 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 88 119
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.86 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -2.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £32.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Build Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Build Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Build Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Build Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Build Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Build Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Build Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Build Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 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
Glasgow -14 2 £291 -
West Lothian - - - -
Build Engineer
UK

Build Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Build 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 Build Engineer in their job title.

1 21 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (67.86%) Windows
3 18 (64.29%) VMware
3 18 (64.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (50.00%) DHCP
6 14 (50.00%) DNS
6 14 (50.00%) SQL
6 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 13 (46.43%) Altiris
7 13 (46.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 13 (46.43%) Replication
7 13 (46.43%) MS Office
8 12 (42.86%) MS Project
8 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
8 12 (42.86%) HP
8 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
9 11 (39.29%) SharePoint
10 9 (32.14%) Unit Testing
11 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
12 4 (14.29%) Firmware
12 4 (14.29%) SSL
12 4 (14.29%) SNMP
12 4 (14.29%) SCCM
12 4 (14.29%) Device Driver

Build Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Build 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 Build Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (39.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Office
2 12 (42.86%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) DNS
1 14 (50.00%) DHCP
2 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.29%) SNMP
3 4 (14.29%) SSL
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) IPsec
5 1 (3.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Ant
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) XML
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 13 (46.43%) Replication
3 4 (14.29%) Firmware
3 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (14.29%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.71%) Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Unit Testing
2 1 (3.57%) Software Distribution
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL
2 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
2 1 (3.57%) Service Management
2 1 (3.57%) Validation
2 1 (3.57%) Migration
2 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.14%) Korn
2 2 (7.14%) Bourne shell
2 2 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
4 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (64.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (46.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (3.57%) Netcool
4 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) VMware
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 13 (46.43%) Altiris
4 12 (42.86%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) AppSense
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec
6 1 (3.57%) Veritas
6 1 (3.57%) Lumension
6 1 (3.57%) JBoss