The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 15 April 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 Staffordshire 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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank - 21 21
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.99% 4.63%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.05% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.13 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +2.70%
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
118 95 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 93.65% 94.06% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 51 88
Average daily rate £325 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £224 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 20
Average hourly rate £16.75 £15.31 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.40% -12.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.66 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.82%
Technical Engineer
West Midlands

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Technical Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Technical Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Technical Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire