The table below looks at the statistics for the Customer 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 Customer Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Customer Engineer
Rank 230 236 223
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Customer Engineer 27 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.012% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.013% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £95 - £145
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.72 £16.72 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £16.72 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £16.72 £15.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -14.75%
Customer 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
9046 7839 7738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.24% 91.96% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4999 4158 3740
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 449 657
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Customer Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Customer Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Customer Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Customer 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 Customer Engineer across the South East region.

Customer Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Customer 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 Customer Engineer across the South East region.

Customer Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Customer Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Customer Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Customer Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Customer 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 Customer Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +8 7 - -
Surrey - 3 - -
Customer Engineer
England

Customer Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Customer 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 Customer Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
3 8 (20.51%) Computacenter
3 8 (20.51%) C
4 7 (17.95%) Mathematics
5 6 (15.38%) Linux
6 5 (12.82%) A+ Certification
6 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
6 5 (12.82%) Remedy
6 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (12.82%) UNIX
6 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
6 5 (12.82%) 2G
7 4 (10.26%) 3G
7 4 (10.26%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) LTE
7 4 (10.26%) MGW
7 4 (10.26%) SCTP
7 4 (10.26%) XCAP
7 4 (10.26%) SMPP
7 4 (10.26%) Megaco
7 4 (10.26%) TCAP
7 4 (10.26%) SCCP
7 4 (10.26%) INAP
7 4 (10.26%) LDAP
7 4 (10.26%) Solaris
7 4 (10.26%) SOAP
7 4 (10.26%) GSM
7 4 (10.26%) VoIP
7 4 (10.26%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Customer 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 Customer Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) 2G
2 4 (10.26%) 3G
2 4 (10.26%) LTE
2 4 (10.26%) MGW
2 4 (10.26%) SCTP
2 4 (10.26%) XCAP
2 4 (10.26%) SMPP
2 4 (10.26%) Megaco
2 4 (10.26%) TCAP
2 4 (10.26%) SCCP
2 4 (10.26%) INAP
2 4 (10.26%) LDAP
2 4 (10.26%) GSM
2 4 (10.26%) VoIP
2 4 (10.26%) HTTP
2 4 (10.26%) DNS
2 4 (10.26%) 4G
2 4 (10.26%) M3UA
3 2 (5.13%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
General
1 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) French Language
2 2 (5.13%) German Language
2 2 (5.13%) Publishing
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
3 6 (15.38%) Linux
4 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (12.82%) UNIX
5 4 (10.26%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.26%) Migration
1 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
2 2 (5.13%) CRM
3 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.56%) ITSM
3 1 (2.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) A+ Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Computacenter
2 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
2 5 (12.82%) Remedy
3 3 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Symantec
5 1 (2.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Huawei
5 1 (2.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (2.56%) Compaq
5 1 (2.56%) Dell
5 1 (2.56%) Nokia
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) Sun