The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Engineer
Rank 139 108 134
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.14% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£310 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £275 £330
% change year-on-year
+26.54% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.88 - £97.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.63 £13.25 £11.25
% change year-on-year
+108.49% +17.77%
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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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3163 1983 2801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.83% 92.28% 93.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2060 1265 1590
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 172 243
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.25 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.70% -18.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Build Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 October 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
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Build Engineer
England

Build Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) Squid
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) SMTP
4 2 (22.22%) NFS
4 2 (22.22%) SNMP
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Apache
4 2 (22.22%) LDAP
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) SCVMM
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) CentOS
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) qmail

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LDAP
1 2 (22.22%) SMTP
1 2 (22.22%) SNMP
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
1 2 (22.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) NFS
1 2 (22.22%) Squid
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
1 2 (22.22%) qmail
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCVMM
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) NetApp
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat