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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Engineer
Rank 223 242 235
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 23 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.22% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.23% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 3
Average daily rate £300 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £304 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £160.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.93 £12.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year
+35.44% -38.08%
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
8053 8945 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.06% 93.74% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4857 4786 4155
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 436 470
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +16 17 £380 -13.14% 7
Kent -6 2 £200 - 1
M4 Corridor - 2 £230 -
West Sussex +7 1 £130 - 3
Oxfordshire - 1 £300 - 3
Technical Engineer
England

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (51.43%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Oracle
3 10 (28.57%) Unix
3 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 9 (25.71%) Linux
4 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
5 7 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
5 7 (20.00%) Office 365
5 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 7 (20.00%) SS7
5 7 (20.00%) UMTS
5 7 (20.00%) WCDMA
5 7 (20.00%) GPRS
5 7 (20.00%) Solaris
5 7 (20.00%) Sybase
5 7 (20.00%) SQL
6 6 (17.14%) CDMA
6 6 (17.14%) GSM
7 5 (14.29%) SLA
7 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 5 (14.29%) MS Office
8 4 (11.43%) Java
8 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
8 4 (11.43%) Juniper
8 4 (11.43%) Cisco
8 4 (11.43%) VoIP
8 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.43%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 7 (20.00%) GPRS
1 7 (20.00%) SS7
1 7 (20.00%) UMTS
1 7 (20.00%) WCDMA
2 6 (17.14%) CDMA
2 6 (17.14%) GSM
3 4 (11.43%) VoIP
4 3 (8.57%) DNS
4 3 (8.57%) Firewall
4 3 (8.57%) H.323
4 3 (8.57%) MGCP
4 3 (8.57%) NGN
4 3 (8.57%) Skype
4 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.71%) Broadband
5 2 (5.71%) LAN
5 2 (5.71%) MPLS
5 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) SoapUI
2 3 (8.57%) Artifactory
2 3 (8.57%) Checkstyle
2 3 (8.57%) Cobertura
2 3 (8.57%) FindBugs
2 3 (8.57%) Hudson
2 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) Liquibase
2 3 (8.57%) Maven
2 3 (8.57%) Selenium
2 3 (8.57%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (8.57%) Subversion
General
1 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Back Office
3 2 (5.71%) German Language
4 1 (2.86%) French Language
4 1 (2.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) REST
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) J2EE
2 1 (2.86%) SAML
2 1 (2.86%) SOAP
2 1 (2.86%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Unix
3 9 (25.71%) Linux
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
4 7 (20.00%) Solaris
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.86%) AIX
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
1 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (8.57%) Dashboard Development
2 3 (8.57%) DevOps
2 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (8.57%) Static Code Analysis
3 2 (5.71%) Application Discovery
3 2 (5.71%) High Availability
3 2 (5.71%) Migration
3 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
4 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.86%) Change Management
4 1 (2.86%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.86%) Project Management
4 1 (2.86%) Scrum
4 1 (2.86%) Security Management
4 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
3 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.71%) C++
4 2 (5.71%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) Ruby
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) MCDST
2 3 (8.57%) MCITP
2 3 (8.57%) MCSE
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.86%) UAG
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) WSUS
2 1 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) Sybase
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) Juniper
4 4 (11.43%) VMware
5 3 (8.57%) F5
6 2 (5.71%) Avaya
7 1 (2.86%) BMC
7 1 (2.86%) Cadence
7 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.86%) Huawei
7 1 (2.86%) Nortel
7 1 (2.86%) Verint