The table below looks at the statistics for the Switch 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 Switch Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Switch Engineer
Rank 257 234 255
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Switch Engineer 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.023% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.025% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
8890 7970 8542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.01% 92.83% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5023 4242 4044
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 495 504 607
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Switch Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Switch Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Switch 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 Switch Engineer across the South East region.

Switch Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Switch 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 Switch Engineer across the South East region.

Switch Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Switch Engineer
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Switch 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 Switch Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) MGW
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (100.00%) VoLTE

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Switch 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 Switch Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) MGW
1 1 (100.00%) VoLTE
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks