The first table below looks at the demand for the Build Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 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 West 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Engineer
Rank 140 - 123
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.066% - 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£450 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £355 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.04% +16.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2835 2016 2832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.10% 93.90% 93.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1858 1255 1699
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 135 190
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Build Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Build Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Build Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Build Engineer across the South West region.

Build Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Build Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Build Engineer across the South West region.

Build Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Build Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Build 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 Build Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) SMTP
1 3 (60.00%) NFS
1 3 (60.00%) SNMP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) NetApp
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
1 3 (60.00%) Squid
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) QA
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) CentOS
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (60.00%) qmail
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

Build Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Build 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 Build Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
1 3 (60.00%) SMTP
1 3 (60.00%) SNMP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) CentOS
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) NFS
1 3 (60.00%) Squid
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) qmail
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) NetApp
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) VMware