The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 234 215 235
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 14 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
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£215 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.84% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £268 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £393 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Technical 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
8556 8129 9031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.10% 92.93% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4780 4294 4211
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 497 624
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Technical 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 Technical Engineer across the South East region.

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Technical 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 Technical Engineer across the South East region.

Technical Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Technical 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 Technical Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Berkshire +6 5 £275 -17.29% 9
East Sussex - 4 £150 - 1
Hampshire -15 2 £240 - 3
Oxfordshire -4 1 £190 -41.53% 2
Surrey - 1 - - 2
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Technical Engineer
England

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Technical 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 Technical Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (21.05%) QA
4 8 (21.05%) Cisco
5 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
5 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
5 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
6 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
6 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (15.79%) Linux
6 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
6 6 (15.79%) HP
7 5 (13.16%) SAN
7 5 (13.16%) HTML
7 5 (13.16%) SQL
7 5 (13.16%) SLA
7 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
7 5 (13.16%) VMware
7 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
8 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
8 4 (10.53%) Firewall
8 4 (10.53%) Degree
8 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 4 (10.53%) CSS
8 4 (10.53%) UNIX
8 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Technical 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 Technical Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.26%) IIS
4 2 (5.26%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) SAN
2 4 (10.53%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) Wireless
4 2 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (5.26%) 4G
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.26%) 2G
4 2 (5.26%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) Internet
4 2 (5.26%) 3G
4 2 (5.26%) SS7
4 2 (5.26%) DNS
4 2 (5.26%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.63%) SSL
5 1 (2.63%) NetScreen
5 1 (2.63%) FTP
5 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) LAN
5 1 (2.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.63%) Selenium
1 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) HTML
2 4 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (5.26%) SOAP
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Smartcard
1 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.63%) EMV
1 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.63%) Clustering
1 1 (2.63%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (15.79%) Linux
5 4 (10.53%) UNIX
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.63%) AIX
8 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
2 3 (7.89%) ITIL
2 3 (7.89%) Quality Management
2 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.26%) Web Development
3 2 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (5.26%) Release Management
3 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (2.63%) Project Management
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.63%) Scalability Testing
4 1 (2.63%) System Testing
4 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.63%) Network Design
4 1 (2.63%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.89%) VB
3 3 (7.89%) VB6
4 2 (5.26%) PHP
4 2 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CCIE
4 1 (2.63%) CCNP
4 1 (2.63%) CCNA
4 1 (2.63%) MCITP
4 1 (2.63%) CCSE
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.63%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) QA
2 5 (13.16%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.63%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) WSUS
2 1 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) Cisco
3 6 (15.79%) HP
4 5 (13.16%) VMware
5 3 (7.89%) Nortel
5 3 (7.89%) Citrix
5 3 (7.89%) Ericsson
5 3 (7.89%) Nokia
6 2 (5.26%) Kaspersky
6 2 (5.26%) WatchGuard
6 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.63%) Juniper
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) McAfee
7 1 (2.63%) Mitel
7 1 (2.63%) Endeca
7 1 (2.63%) Google
7 1 (2.63%) Coremetrics
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