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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build Engineer
Rank 236 216 218
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 26 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.35% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 1
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£394 £360 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £330 £355
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Average hourly rate £11.17 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.17 - £13.50
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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
8835 8451 7818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.27% 92.02% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5209 4594 4023
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £213 £200
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 415 412 553
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -4.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -3 17 £360 -
Berkshire +2 6 £463 +45.09% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £375 -
Buckinghamshire -1 1 £225 -
Build Engineer
England

Build Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 25 (53.19%) Windows
2 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
3 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
4 17 (36.17%) VMware
5 15 (31.91%) DV Cleared
6 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
7 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
7 10 (21.28%) Cisco
7 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
8 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
9 8 (17.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 8 (17.02%) Linux
9 8 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (14.89%) HP
11 6 (12.77%) C#
11 6 (12.77%) .NET
11 6 (12.77%) Release Management
11 6 (12.77%) Firewall
11 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (12.77%) vSphere
12 5 (10.64%) DevOps
12 5 (10.64%) SCCM
12 5 (10.64%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (10.64%) IIS
12 5 (10.64%) MS Office
12 5 (10.64%) DNS
12 5 (10.64%) EPoS
12 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (8.51%) BizTalk Server

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (10.64%) IIS
2 4 (8.51%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.26%) Lync
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Firewall
2 5 (10.64%) DNS
3 4 (8.51%) VoIP
4 3 (6.38%) WAN
4 3 (6.38%) MPLS
4 3 (6.38%) ADSL
4 3 (6.38%) LAN
4 3 (6.38%) Wireless
4 3 (6.38%) VPN
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.26%) X.400
5 2 (4.26%) X.500
6 1 (2.13%) Megaco
6 1 (2.13%) MGCP
6 1 (2.13%) RTP
6 1 (2.13%) SS7
6 1 (2.13%) DHCP
6 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.13%) IPv4
6 1 (2.13%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.13%) WhereScape RED
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.51%) MSBuild
3 3 (6.38%) NuGet
3 3 (6.38%) Artifactory
3 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.38%) TeamCity
3 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.38%) InstallShield
4 2 (4.26%) Maven
4 2 (4.26%) StarTeam
4 2 (4.26%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.13%) ClearQuest
5 1 (2.13%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.13%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.13%) WiX
5 1 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (4.26%) Military
1 2 (4.26%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
2 3 (6.38%) XML
2 3 (6.38%) XSL
2 3 (6.38%) Middleware
3 1 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.13%) Spring
3 1 (2.13%) XMPP
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) EPoS
2 4 (8.51%) Replication
2 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (53.19%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
3 8 (17.02%) Linux
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
6 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.13%) Solaris
7 1 (2.13%) UNIX
7 1 (2.13%) CentOS
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.77%) Release Management
2 5 (10.64%) DevOps
3 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
3 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.38%) Server Building
4 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.26%) Software Distribution
5 2 (4.26%) Open Source
5 2 (4.26%) Change Control
5 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.26%) Scrum
5 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.26%) Network Design
6 1 (2.13%) Workflow Management
6 1 (2.13%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.13%) Project Management
6 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.13%) Workflow
6 1 (2.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.77%) C#
3 4 (8.51%) XAML
4 3 (6.38%) Perl
5 2 (4.26%) VBScript
6 1 (2.13%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.13%) SQL
6 1 (2.13%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.91%) DV Cleared
3 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.26%) CCNA
5 2 (4.26%) CCVP
6 1 (2.13%) MCSE
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.77%) vSphere
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.26%) Docker
7 2 (4.26%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (10.64%) SCCM
3 3 (6.38%) Puppet
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.13%) WSUS
5 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (36.17%) VMware
3 10 (21.28%) Cisco
4 7 (14.89%) HP
5 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.51%) F5
6 3 (6.38%) Fortinet
6 3 (6.38%) AppSense
6 3 (6.38%) Citrix
7 2 (4.26%) Borland
7 2 (4.26%) Clearswift
8 1 (2.13%) Greenplum
8 1 (2.13%) Altiris
8 1 (2.13%) Google
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) Juniper
8 1 (2.13%) NetApp
8 1 (2.13%) Intel
8 1 (2.13%) Adobe
8 1 (2.13%) Tableau