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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build Engineer
Rank 240 227 216
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 23 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £438 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +54.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £398 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £438 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
- -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.25 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+20.28% -10.38%
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
9306 8654 7554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.49% 91.35% 92.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5068 4687 3699
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 479 612
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Build Engineer
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Build Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 40 (67.80%) Windows
3 32 (54.24%) VMware
4 27 (45.76%) DV Cleared
5 24 (40.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 23 (38.98%) PowerShell
7 22 (37.29%) HP
8 21 (35.59%) Active Directory
8 21 (35.59%) Firewall
8 21 (35.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
11 16 (27.12%) SC Cleared
12 14 (23.73%) SQL
13 13 (22.03%) Oracle
14 12 (20.34%) McAfee
14 12 (20.34%) MSI
14 12 (20.34%) Windows Vista
14 12 (20.34%) Lumension
15 10 (16.95%) Linux
16 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
17 7 (11.86%) vSphere
17 7 (11.86%) Windows 7
17 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
18 6 (10.17%) Replication
18 6 (10.17%) Integration Testing
18 6 (10.17%) SCCM
18 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
18 6 (10.17%) Cisco
19 5 (8.47%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 3 (5.08%) IIS
2 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.59%) Firewall
2 5 (8.47%) VoIP
3 4 (6.78%) Wireless
3 4 (6.78%) WAN
3 4 (6.78%) ADSL
3 4 (6.78%) LAN
3 4 (6.78%) VPN
3 4 (6.78%) DNS
3 4 (6.78%) MPLS
3 4 (6.78%) X.400
3 4 (6.78%) X.500
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.39%) SNMP
4 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.39%) SMTP
4 2 (3.39%) SSL
5 1 (1.69%) IPv4
5 1 (1.69%) IPv6
5 1 (1.69%) SAN
5 1 (1.69%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MSI
2 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.78%) ClearCase
3 4 (6.78%) ClearQuest
4 3 (5.08%) Maven
4 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.08%) MSBuild
4 3 (5.08%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.39%) NuGet
5 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.39%) Artifactory
5 2 (3.39%) StarTeam
5 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.39%) InstallShield
5 2 (3.39%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.69%) Ant
6 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.69%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.47%) Military
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) .NET
2 3 (5.08%) XML
2 3 (5.08%) XSL
3 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.69%) Web Services
4 1 (1.69%) Spring
4 1 (1.69%) XMPP
4 1 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Replication
2 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.39%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.69%) IPTV
5 1 (1.69%) PDA
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (67.80%) Windows
2 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (20.34%) Windows Vista
4 10 (16.95%) Linux
5 7 (11.86%) Windows 7
6 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.78%) UNIX
8 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.69%) Solaris
9 1 (1.69%) Android
9 1 (1.69%) CentOS
9 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
2 6 (10.17%) Integration Testing
3 5 (8.47%) Change Control
4 4 (6.78%) Workflow
4 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (6.78%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.78%) Workflow Management
5 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.08%) DevOps
6 2 (3.39%) Software Distribution
6 2 (3.39%) Boundary Protection
6 2 (3.39%) Software Delivery
6 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.39%) Scrum
6 2 (3.39%) Release Management
6 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.69%) Benchmarking
7 1 (1.69%) SOA
7 1 (1.69%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (1.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.98%) PowerShell
2 14 (23.73%) SQL
3 5 (8.47%) Python
4 4 (6.78%) C#
4 4 (6.78%) C++
4 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.08%) Perl
6 2 (3.39%) Java
7 1 (1.69%) VBScript
7 1 (1.69%) VB
7 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 41 (69.49%) Security Cleared
2 27 (45.76%) DV Cleared
3 16 (27.12%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 21 (35.59%) Active Directory
1 21 (35.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.86%) vSphere
3 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.78%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.39%) VMware Server
5 2 (3.39%) Firmware
6 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (40.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (10.17%) SCCM
3 4 (6.78%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (3.39%) Puppet
4 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) VMware
2 22 (37.29%) HP
3 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
4 13 (22.03%) Oracle
5 12 (20.34%) McAfee
5 12 (20.34%) Lumension
6 6 (10.17%) Cisco
7 5 (8.47%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.47%) F5
8 4 (6.78%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.39%) Clearswift
9 2 (3.39%) Borland
10 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.69%) NetApp
10 1 (1.69%) IBM
10 1 (1.69%) Juniper
10 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.69%) Altiris
10 1 (1.69%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.69%) Verint