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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Engineer
Rank 222 220 240
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 24 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.29% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 7
Average daily rate
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£379 £388 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.16% +10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £200 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £423 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £13.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+229.62% +28.57%
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
8417 8152 9228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.01% 93.00% 91.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4713 4321 4285
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 501 605
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £40.00
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 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 17 September 2014.

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 17 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
Buckinghamshire -2 1 - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Build Engineer
England

Build Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (77.36%) Security Cleared
2 33 (62.26%) Windows
3 28 (52.83%) DV Cleared
4 25 (47.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
6 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (32.08%) DNS
8 12 (22.64%) Windows XP
8 12 (22.64%) MS Office
8 12 (22.64%) Configuration Management
9 11 (20.75%) Borland
9 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
9 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (20.75%) Software Distribution
9 11 (20.75%) StarTeam
10 10 (18.87%) Linux
10 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
11 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
12 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
12 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (15.09%) HP
13 7 (13.21%) Red Hat
13 7 (13.21%) Firmware
13 7 (13.21%) Firewall
13 7 (13.21%) SSL
13 7 (13.21%) SNMP
13 7 (13.21%) Puppet
13 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
13 7 (13.21%) SCCM
13 7 (13.21%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 3 (5.66%) IIS
1 3 (5.66%) Lync
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) MS Office
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.08%) DNS
2 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
3 7 (13.21%) Firewall
3 7 (13.21%) SSL
3 7 (13.21%) SNMP
4 5 (9.43%) DHCP
4 5 (9.43%) X.400
4 5 (9.43%) X.500
5 4 (7.55%) SMTP
6 3 (5.66%) SAN
7 2 (3.77%) Internet
7 2 (3.77%) FTP
7 2 (3.77%) HTTP
8 1 (1.89%) ATM
8 1 (1.89%) SS7
8 1 (1.89%) 3G
8 1 (1.89%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (1.89%) LTE
8 1 (1.89%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) StarTeam
2 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.55%) Maven
3 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.89%) Subversion
4 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.89%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (7.55%) Military
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) XML
2 1 (1.89%) XSL
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) Middleware
2 1 (1.89%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (13.21%) Firmware
2 7 (13.21%) Device Driver
3 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (7.55%) Replication
4 3 (5.66%) PKI
4 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.89%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 33 (62.26%) Windows
2 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (22.64%) Windows XP
4 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (18.87%) Linux
6 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
7 5 (9.43%) UNIX
8 3 (5.66%) Solaris
8 3 (5.66%) SUSE
9 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Configuration Management
2 11 (20.75%) Software Distribution
3 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
3 7 (13.21%) Validation
4 3 (5.66%) Migration
4 3 (5.66%) Integration Testing
4 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
5 2 (3.77%) Build Automation
5 2 (3.77%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.77%) DevOps
6 1 (1.89%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.89%) Workflow
6 1 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.89%) Scrum
6 1 (1.89%) Release Management
6 1 (1.89%) Load Testing
6 1 (1.89%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.55%) Perl
2 4 (7.55%) VBScript
3 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.89%) SQL
4 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.89%) C
4 1 (1.89%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 41 (77.36%) Security Cleared
2 28 (52.83%) DV Cleared
3 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.55%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (5.66%) Terminal Services
3 3 (5.66%) vSphere
3 3 (5.66%) Docker
4 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.89%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (47.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (13.21%) Puppet
2 7 (13.21%) SCCM
3 4 (7.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (5.66%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.89%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.75%) Borland
3 8 (15.09%) HP
4 7 (13.21%) Red Hat
4 7 (13.21%) VMware
5 4 (7.55%) Altiris
6 3 (5.66%) Symantec
6 3 (5.66%) EMC
7 2 (3.77%) Citrix
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle
8 1 (1.89%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.89%) Dell
8 1 (1.89%) Nokia
8 1 (1.89%) Siemens
8 1 (1.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks