The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 223 214 224
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 17 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Average daily rate
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£228 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £268 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £383 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £182.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.50% +4.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8418 7840 9048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.72% 92.67% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4588 4093 4133
Average daily rate £350 £358 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +1.41%
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 402 522 635
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Engineer
England

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 1 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 -4 8 £230 -28.23% 7
East Sussex - 3 £150 -
Surrey -4 2 £225 -47.05% 3
Hampshire -10 2 £240 - 3
Oxfordshire 0 1 £190 -41.53% 1
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
Kent - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - - 1
Technical Engineer
England

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.00%) Cisco
4 8 (20.00%) QA
4 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
6 6 (15.00%) UNIX
6 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (15.00%) VMware
6 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (12.50%) Firewall
7 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 5 (12.50%) HP
7 5 (12.50%) SAN
7 5 (12.50%) Linux
7 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 5 (12.50%) HTML
7 5 (12.50%) SQL
8 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (10.00%) CSS
8 4 (10.00%) Degree
8 4 (10.00%) SLA
8 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.00%) Apache
3 2 (5.00%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.50%) Lync
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Firewall
1 5 (12.50%) SAN
2 3 (7.50%) Wireless
2 3 (7.50%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) 3G
3 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.00%) WAN
3 2 (5.00%) 2G
3 2 (5.00%) SS7
3 2 (5.00%) 4G
3 2 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.50%) NetScreen
4 1 (2.50%) DHCP
4 1 (2.50%) FTP
4 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.50%) Selenium
1 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) HTML
2 4 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) SOAP
3 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) AS400
2 1 (2.50%) iSeries
2 1 (2.50%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Smartcard
2 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.50%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) UNIX
3 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.00%) Solaris
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.50%) Quality Management
3 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.00%) CRM
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL
4 2 (5.00%) Release Management
4 2 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) Web Development
4 2 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL V2
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.50%) Analytics
5 1 (2.50%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.50%) Project Management
5 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.50%) VB6
3 3 (7.50%) VB
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
4 2 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.00%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) CCSA
4 1 (2.50%) MCITP
4 1 (2.50%) CCSE
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.50%) CCIE
4 1 (2.50%) CCNP
4 1 (2.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) QA
2 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.50%) UAG
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) SCOM
2 2 (5.00%) WSUS
3 1 (2.50%) WMI
3 1 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) Cisco
3 6 (15.00%) VMware
4 5 (12.50%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
5 3 (7.50%) Nortel
5 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 3 (7.50%) Ericsson
5 3 (7.50%) Nokia
6 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (5.00%) WatchGuard
6 2 (5.00%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.50%) Proofpoint
7 1 (2.50%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.50%) Endeca
7 1 (2.50%) Google
7 1 (2.50%) Coremetrics
7 1 (2.50%) Juniper
7 1 (2.50%) Alcatel-Lucent