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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Engineer
Rank 258 239 217
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 19 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
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£288 £215 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% -33.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £162 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £265 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -
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
9307 8562 8137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.58% 92.16% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5616 4783 4299
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 425 498
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.48 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.18% -5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Technical Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 September 2015. 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 0 10 £270 -1.81% 4
Hampshire +5 5 £432 +79.99% 4
Surrey -6 3 £369 - 7
Kent - 1 - -
Technical Engineer
England

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) Degree
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco
4 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
5 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
5 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
5 7 (24.14%) VMware
6 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
6 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (20.69%) MCSE
7 5 (17.24%) SQL
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
7 5 (17.24%) MS Office
7 5 (17.24%) Citrix
7 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (17.24%) vSphere
8 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (13.79%) NAS
8 4 (13.79%) XenApp
8 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
8 4 (13.79%) CCNP
8 4 (13.79%) SAN
8 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (13.79%) LAN
8 4 (13.79%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Office
3 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) LAN
1 4 (13.79%) WAN
1 4 (13.79%) DHCP
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
1 4 (13.79%) SAN
1 4 (13.79%) NAS
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (6.90%) DWDM
3 2 (6.90%) DSLAM
3 2 (6.90%) SS7
3 2 (6.90%) HTTP
3 2 (6.90%) WCDMA
3 2 (6.90%) SDH
3 2 (6.90%) UMTS
3 2 (6.90%) CDMA
3 2 (6.90%) GPRS
3 2 (6.90%) GSM
3 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Dutch Language
3 1 (3.45%) French Language
3 1 (3.45%) German Language
3 1 (3.45%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) XMPP
2 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.45%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Informatics
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.34%) Solaris
5 2 (6.90%) Linux
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.45%) AIX
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
2 3 (10.34%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) Change Management
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
3 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Office Automation
4 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.45%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.45%) DevOps
4 1 (3.45%) Workflow
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) Scrum
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) TDD
4 1 (3.45%) Test-First Development
4 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
2 1 (3.45%) X++
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Degree
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.69%) MCSE
3 4 (13.79%) CCNP
4 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) CCNA
6 1 (3.45%) CCA
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.45%) MCSA
6 1 (3.45%) MCP
6 1 (3.45%) HND
6 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) MCDST
6 1 (3.45%) MCITP
6 1 (3.45%) Sun Certification
6 1 (3.45%) SCSA
6 1 (3.45%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) vSphere
3 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) XenApp
4 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.45%) vMotion
3 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.45%) Foglight
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Cisco
3 7 (24.14%) VMware
4 5 (17.24%) Citrix
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle
5 3 (10.34%) Sybase
5 3 (10.34%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Cadence
6 1 (3.45%) AppSense
6 1 (3.45%) Huawei
6 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.45%) F5
6 1 (3.45%) Sun
6 1 (3.45%) CommVault
6 1 (3.45%) Veritas
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.45%) Mercator