The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Engineer
Rank 214 223 225
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 30 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 7
Average daily rate
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£360 £340 £239
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +42.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £340 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £355 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.04% +16.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8317 7813 8982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.97% 92.67% 91.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4526 4023 4109
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 553 641
Average hourly rate £16.48 £17.25 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Build Engineer
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Hampshire +1 20 £360 +5.88%
Berkshire +5 9 £319 -6.25% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Build Engineer
England

Build Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 34 (70.83%) Windows
2 33 (68.75%) Security Cleared
3 22 (45.83%) DV Cleared
4 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 18 (37.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (29.17%) DNS
8 12 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 12 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 11 (22.92%) Software Distribution
9 11 (22.92%) StarTeam
9 11 (22.92%) MS Office
9 11 (22.92%) Borland
10 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
12 8 (16.67%) Linux
13 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
14 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
14 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
14 6 (12.50%) Firewall
15 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
15 5 (10.42%) HP
16 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
16 4 (8.33%) XML
16 4 (8.33%) IIS
16 4 (8.33%) VBScript
16 4 (8.33%) X.400
16 4 (8.33%) X.500
16 4 (8.33%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (8.33%) IIS
2 3 (6.25%) Lync
3 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.08%) Confluence
4 1 (2.08%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Office
2 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) DNS
2 6 (12.50%) Firewall
2 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.33%) X.400
3 4 (8.33%) X.500
4 3 (6.25%) SSL
4 3 (6.25%) SNMP
4 3 (6.25%) SMTP
5 2 (4.17%) FTP
5 2 (4.17%) HTTP
5 2 (4.17%) Internet
6 1 (2.08%) 3G
6 1 (2.08%) SS7
6 1 (2.08%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (2.08%) LTE
6 1 (2.08%) MGW
6 1 (2.08%) DHCP
6 1 (2.08%) ATM
6 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) MySQL
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) StarTeam
2 4 (8.33%) Maven
2 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.17%) MSBuild
4 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.08%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.08%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.08%) Hudson
5 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.08%) JIRA
5 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Military
1 2 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) XSL
3 1 (2.08%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Firmware
1 3 (6.25%) Device Driver
1 3 (6.25%) PKI
1 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 34 (70.83%) Windows
2 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.17%) UNIX
8 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.08%) SUSE
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 11 (22.92%) Software Distribution
3 4 (8.33%) Validation
4 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 3 (6.25%) DevOps
4 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
5 2 (4.17%) Build Automation
5 2 (4.17%) Release Management
5 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.08%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.08%) Migration
6 1 (2.08%) Scrum
6 1 (2.08%) Workflow
6 1 (2.08%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.33%) VBScript
3 2 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) Perl
4 1 (2.08%) SQL
4 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.08%) VB
4 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 22 (45.83%) DV Cleared
3 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (6.25%) Docker
3 3 (6.25%) vSphere
3 3 (6.25%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.08%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (37.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 4 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.08%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) Borland
3 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.42%) HP
4 3 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (2.08%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Dell
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix
5 1 (2.08%) Nokia
5 1 (2.08%) Novell
5 1 (2.08%) Siemens
5 1 (2.08%) Lotus