The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Customer Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Customer Engineer
Rank 650 608 567
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Customer Engineer 6 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.074% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.078% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £450 £250 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -34.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £250 £380
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -34.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 35 26
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -8.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -11.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51670 52282 49893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33730 32289 30871
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1487 2076 2100
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Customer Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Customer Engineer in the job title.

Customer Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Customer Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Customer Engineer within the UK.

Customer Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Customer Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Customer Engineer within the UK.

Customer Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Customer Engineer
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Customer Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -43 6 £450 +80.00% 9
South East -4 4 £450 - 3
Berkshire -6 3 £450 - 1
Yorkshire +11 1 - - 1
Reading +2 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire +1 1 - -
Leeds -3 1 - -
Hampshire -10 1 - - 1
South West -15 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - - 1

Customer Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Customer Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Customer Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
5 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
5 3 (18.75%) A+ Certification
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) C
5 3 (18.75%) MS Office
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) SLA
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) DHCP
6 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Data Management
6 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) LAN
6 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (12.50%) Nokia
6 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
6 2 (12.50%) Android
6 2 (12.50%) iPhone
6 2 (12.50%) French Language
6 2 (12.50%) German Language
6 2 (12.50%) Italian Language

Customer Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) Skype
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) SMTP
3 1 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.25%) Power BI
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (12.50%) French Language
1 2 (12.50%) German Language
1 2 (12.50%) Italian Language
1 2 (12.50%) Spanish Language
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Android
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Data Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (6.25%) Facilities Management
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) A+ Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (6.25%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Nokia
3 1 (6.25%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) arcserve
3 1 (6.25%) BT
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) Kaspersky
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