The table below looks at the statistics for the Build Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 27 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build Engineer
Rank 222 215 191
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 31 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.21% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.23% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 20
Average daily rate
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£335 £400 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +146.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £375 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £428 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £270 £165
% change year-on-year
+18.98% +63.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £18.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-24.50% +17.96%
Build Engineer
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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 South 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8480 7678 7048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.45% 91.42% 91.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4587 4007 3392
Average daily rate £375 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 456 611
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Build Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Build Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Build Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Build Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Build Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Build Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Build Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Build Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Build Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Build Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -14 20 £294 -26.56%
Berkshire - 2 £338 - 2
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Build Engineer
England

Build Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 41 (69.49%) Security Cleared
2 39 (66.10%) Windows
3 31 (52.54%) VMware
4 30 (50.85%) DV Cleared
5 28 (47.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 23 (38.98%) PowerShell
6 23 (38.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (37.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (37.29%) HP
8 21 (35.59%) Active Directory
9 20 (33.90%) Firewall
10 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
11 14 (23.73%) SQL
11 14 (23.73%) Oracle
12 12 (20.34%) McAfee
12 12 (20.34%) MSI
12 12 (20.34%) Windows Vista
12 12 (20.34%) Lumension
13 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
14 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (15.25%) Linux
16 8 (13.56%) DNS
16 8 (13.56%) Replication
17 7 (11.86%) SCCM
17 7 (11.86%) Enterprise Storage
17 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
17 7 (11.86%) Enterprise Software
18 6 (10.17%) Shell Script
18 6 (10.17%) UNIX
18 6 (10.17%) Windows 7

Build Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.69%) IIS
1 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Project
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.90%) Firewall
2 8 (13.56%) DNS
3 5 (8.47%) DHCP
3 5 (8.47%) SNMP
3 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.47%) SSL
3 5 (8.47%) X.400
3 5 (8.47%) X.500
4 4 (6.78%) SAN
5 3 (5.08%) VPN
5 3 (5.08%) ADSL
5 3 (5.08%) LAN
5 3 (5.08%) VoIP
5 3 (5.08%) WAN
5 3 (5.08%) SMTP
5 3 (5.08%) Wireless
5 3 (5.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MSI
2 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.08%) ClearCase
3 3 (5.08%) ClearQuest
4 2 (3.39%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.69%) Maven
5 1 (1.69%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.69%) Subversion
5 1 (1.69%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.69%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.69%) Hudson
5 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.69%) InstallAnywhere
5 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.69%) Ant
General
1 6 (10.17%) Military
2 3 (5.08%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) XML
2 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) XSL
2 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Replication
2 7 (11.86%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (11.86%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.47%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.69%) PDA
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (66.10%) Windows
2 23 (38.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (20.34%) Windows Vista
4 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (15.25%) Linux
6 6 (10.17%) UNIX
6 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.08%) SUSE
7 3 (5.08%) Solaris
7 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
2 5 (8.47%) Integration Testing
3 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
4 3 (5.08%) Workflow Management
4 3 (5.08%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.08%) Migration
4 3 (5.08%) Change Control
4 3 (5.08%) Workflow
4 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.08%) Boundary Protection
5 2 (3.39%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.39%) Software Distribution
5 2 (3.39%) Validation
6 1 (1.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.69%) Operations Management
6 1 (1.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.69%) Bug Management
6 1 (1.69%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (1.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.98%) PowerShell
2 14 (23.73%) SQL
3 6 (10.17%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.78%) Python
4 4 (6.78%) Perl
5 3 (5.08%) C++
6 2 (3.39%) VBScript
7 1 (1.69%) VB
7 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (69.49%) Security Cleared
2 30 (50.85%) DV Cleared
3 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) Degree
System Software
1 22 (37.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (35.59%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.47%) vSphere
3 5 (8.47%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (8.47%) Firmware
4 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.08%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (47.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (11.86%) SCCM
3 5 (8.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (5.08%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.08%) Puppet
4 3 (5.08%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 31 (52.54%) VMware
2 22 (37.29%) HP
3 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
4 14 (23.73%) Oracle
5 12 (20.34%) McAfee
5 12 (20.34%) Lumension
6 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.78%) Altiris
7 3 (5.08%) Fortinet
7 3 (5.08%) F5
7 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.08%) Cisco
7 3 (5.08%) EMC
7 3 (5.08%) Symantec
8 2 (3.39%) Clearswift
8 2 (3.39%) Borland
9 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.69%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.69%) Citrix
9 1 (1.69%) IBM
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