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 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build Engineer
Rank 252 231 215
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 17 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 3
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£423 £379 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% -8.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £341 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £348 £368
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £11.17 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £44.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-42.69% +229.62%
Build 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 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
9149 8591 8283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.47% 92.22% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5540 4807 4386
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 429 502
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.29% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -12 9 £420 +10.65%
Berkshire -3 5 £500 +48.14%
Surrey - 2 £368 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -
Build Engineer
England

Build Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
3 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
4 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
5 11 (29.73%) VMware
5 11 (29.73%) DV Cleared
6 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
6 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
7 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (18.92%) Cisco
8 6 (16.22%) Linux
8 6 (16.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (16.22%) vSphere
8 6 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (13.51%) Release Management
9 5 (13.51%) SCCM
9 5 (13.51%) EPoS
9 5 (13.51%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (13.51%) XAML
9 5 (13.51%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (13.51%) AppSense
9 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
9 5 (13.51%) Citrix
10 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
10 4 (10.81%) DNS
10 4 (10.81%) MS Office
10 4 (10.81%) StarTeam
10 4 (10.81%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (13.51%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) JBoss
3 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.41%) Documentum
3 2 (5.41%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) ADSL
2 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 2 (5.41%) VoIP
2 2 (5.41%) WAN
2 2 (5.41%) MPLS
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) Wireless
2 2 (5.41%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) DMZ
3 1 (2.70%) Intranet
3 1 (2.70%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) WhereScape RED
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.81%) StarTeam
3 2 (5.41%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.70%) NuGet
4 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.70%) WiX
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Middleware
2 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) EPoS
2 2 (5.41%) Replication
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
3 6 (16.22%) Linux
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
6 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Release Management
2 4 (10.81%) DevOps
3 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.41%) Open Source
3 2 (5.41%) Software Distribution
3 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.41%) Network Design
3 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.70%) Project Management
4 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
4 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.70%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (2.70%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.51%) XAML
3 2 (5.41%) VBScript
3 2 (5.41%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
2 11 (29.73%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) CCNA
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.41%) CCVP
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) vSphere
2 6 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (13.51%) SCCM
3 3 (8.11%) Puppet
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (5.41%) Nagios
5 1 (2.70%) WSUS
5 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) VMware
3 7 (18.92%) Cisco
4 5 (13.51%) Citrix
4 5 (13.51%) AppSense
5 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.11%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) Borland
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle
6 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.41%) F5
6 2 (5.41%) Lumension
7 1 (2.70%) Tableau
7 1 (2.70%) Greenplum
7 1 (2.70%) Google
7 1 (2.70%) Adobe
7 1 (2.70%) Intel