The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Technical Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Engineer
Rank 243 260 235
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 37 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.060% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.064% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 17
Median daily rate £338 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £185 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £331 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £283 £250
% change year-on-year
+15.04% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -8.33%
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
9183 9368 8743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.21% 94.31% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5555 5137 4795
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 449 482
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.90 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Technical Engineer in the job title.

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 5 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +17 19 £375 - 5
M4 Corridor - 8 £230 -
Oxfordshire +17 6 £438 +191.66%
West Sussex - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £300 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Technical Engineer
England

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Technical Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (48.15%) Windows
2 16 (29.63%) Oracle
3 15 (27.78%) Unix
4 14 (25.93%) Linux
4 14 (25.93%) Telecoms
5 13 (24.07%) Windows Server
6 12 (22.22%) Diameter Protocol
6 12 (22.22%) Oracle Database
6 12 (22.22%) SS7
6 12 (22.22%) Solaris
6 12 (22.22%) Sybase
6 12 (22.22%) GPRS
6 12 (22.22%) UMTS
6 12 (22.22%) WCDMA
7 11 (20.37%) MS Office
7 11 (20.37%) VMware
8 10 (18.52%) Finance
8 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 9 (16.67%) Office 365
10 8 (14.81%) F5
10 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
11 7 (12.96%) Cisco
11 7 (12.96%) GSM
11 7 (12.96%) CDMA
11 7 (12.96%) SQL
11 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (12.96%) Juniper
11 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (12.96%) German Language

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.26%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.56%) IIS
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.85%) Apache
5 1 (1.85%) Drupal
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.85%) JBoss
5 1 (1.85%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.85%) Node.js
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) WildFly
5 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Office
2 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) Office 365
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) Diameter Protocol
1 12 (22.22%) GPRS
1 12 (22.22%) SS7
1 12 (22.22%) UMTS
1 12 (22.22%) WCDMA
2 7 (12.96%) CDMA
2 7 (12.96%) GSM
2 7 (12.96%) Skype
3 5 (9.26%) GGSN
3 5 (9.26%) NetScaler
3 5 (9.26%) SGSN
4 4 (7.41%) Firewall
4 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.56%) DNS
5 3 (5.56%) HTTP
5 3 (5.56%) LAN
5 3 (5.56%) VoIP
5 3 (5.56%) WAN
6 2 (3.70%) Broadband
6 2 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) SoapUI
2 3 (5.56%) Artifactory
2 3 (5.56%) Checkstyle
2 3 (5.56%) Cobertura
2 3 (5.56%) FindBugs
2 3 (5.56%) Hudson
2 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.56%) Liquibase
2 3 (5.56%) Maven
2 3 (5.56%) Selenium
2 3 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (5.56%) Subversion
3 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 10 (18.52%) Finance
3 7 (12.96%) German Language
4 4 (7.41%) French Language
5 2 (3.70%) Italian Language
5 2 (3.70%) Marketing
5 2 (3.70%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) .NET
1 3 (5.56%) CSS
1 3 (5.56%) REST
2 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (3.70%) DCOM
2 2 (3.70%) HTML
2 2 (3.70%) SAML
2 2 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) J2EE
3 1 (1.85%) SOAP
3 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
1 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.70%) PKI
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) NHS
3 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Windows
2 15 (27.78%) Unix
3 14 (25.93%) Linux
4 13 (24.07%) Windows Server
5 12 (22.22%) Solaris
6 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.26%) High Availability
2 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (5.56%) Automated Testing
3 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (5.56%) Change Management
3 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (5.56%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (5.56%) DevOps
3 3 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
3 3 (5.56%) Static Code Analysis
4 2 (3.70%) Identity Management
4 2 (3.70%) Migration
4 2 (3.70%) MVC
5 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.85%) Security Management
5 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.26%) Java
3 5 (9.26%) Python
3 5 (9.26%) Ruby
4 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.56%) C
4 3 (5.56%) C#
4 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.56%) VB
5 2 (3.70%) C++
5 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.70%) VB6
6 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.85%) PHP
6 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.11%) MCITP
2 6 (11.11%) MCSE
3 5 (9.26%) MCDST
4 4 (7.41%) Degree
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) CCNA
6 1 (1.85%) CCNP
6 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.85%) MCSA
6 1 (1.85%) MCSD
6 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
2 5 (9.26%) vSphere
3 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.70%) XenServer
5 1 (1.85%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.85%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
1 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Oracle
2 12 (22.22%) Sybase
3 11 (20.37%) VMware
4 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 8 (14.81%) F5
6 7 (12.96%) Cisco
6 7 (12.96%) Juniper
7 4 (7.41%) Huawei
8 2 (3.70%) Avaya
8 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.85%) BMC
9 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.85%) NetScout
9 1 (1.85%) Nortel
9 1 (1.85%) Verint