The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 88 87 85
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.076% 0.075% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.081% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £250 £193
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +1.25%
Technical Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1204 1234 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 91.98% 92.57% 91.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 742 586
Average daily rate £365 £375 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 61 104
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.90 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Technical Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Technical Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Technical Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Technical Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Egham - 1 - -
Farnham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Oxted - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Staines - - - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Woking - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Technical Engineer
South East

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Kaspersky
2 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V2
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) CCSA
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (16.67%) CCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
3 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) EMV
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
1 1 (16.67%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL V2
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
1 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCSA
2 1 (16.67%) CCSE
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Kaspersky
1 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft