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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Customer Engineer
Rank 593 626 548
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -78
Contract jobs requiring a Customer Engineer 28 19 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.034% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.036% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 4
Median daily rate £134 £138 £103
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% +33.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £130 £73
10% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £156 £243
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £133 £95
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +39.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 75
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.87 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.60 £18.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-14.75% -

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
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 30 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 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
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 +16 24 £125 -9.09% 14
South West +13 8 £113 -15.09%
South East +30 7 £145 - 2
London +12 4 £154 -3.90% 2
Gloucestershire - 4 £106 -
Gloucester - 4 £106 -
Sunderland 0 3 £125 - 2
North East -23 3 £125 - 2
Tyne and Wear -29 3 £125 - 2
Devon - 3 - -
North West - 2 £110 - 3
Hampshire +21 1 £100 -
Buckinghamshire +15 1 £145 -
Wiltshire +2 1 £158 +14.54%
East Sussex - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 2
West Sussex - 1 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 £170 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £110 - 2
Cheshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £100 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Marlborough - 1 £158 -
Slough - 1 - -
Aylesbury - 1 £145 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -

Customer Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 17 (40.48%) Windows 7
3 16 (38.10%) SLA
4 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
5 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
5 11 (26.19%) DBS Check
6 10 (23.81%) Network Management
6 10 (23.81%) Apple
7 8 (19.05%) MS Office
8 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 7 (16.67%) Migration
8 7 (16.67%) Time Management
9 6 (14.29%) Data Migration
9 6 (14.29%) SCCM
9 6 (14.29%) Windows 8
9 6 (14.29%) A+ Certification
9 6 (14.29%) Internet
10 5 (11.90%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
11 4 (9.52%) Mac OS
11 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (9.52%) Office 365
11 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
11 4 (9.52%) Mac OS X
11 4 (9.52%) DNS
11 4 (9.52%) DHCP
12 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
12 3 (7.14%) C
12 3 (7.14%) Intranet
12 3 (7.14%) Wireless

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 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Office
2 5 (11.90%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Internet
2 4 (9.52%) DHCP
2 4 (9.52%) DNS
3 3 (7.14%) Intranet
3 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.14%) Wireless
4 2 (4.76%) LAN
4 2 (4.76%) VLAN
4 2 (4.76%) WAN
5 1 (2.38%) Broadband
General
1 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.76%) iPhone
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 17 (40.48%) Windows 7
3 6 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
4 4 (9.52%) Mac OS
4 4 (9.52%) Mac OS X
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.76%) Android
5 2 (4.76%) Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Network Management
2 7 (16.67%) Migration
2 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 7 (16.67%) Time Management
3 6 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL
4 2 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.76%) Service Management
4 2 (4.76%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.38%) Coaching
5 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) DBS Check
2 6 (14.29%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) Dell Certification
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (38.10%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.76%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Apple
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco
3 2 (4.76%) Citrix
3 2 (4.76%) Dell
3 2 (4.76%) HP
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) Lotus
4 1 (2.38%) Nokia
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £150 - £228 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago