The table below looks at the statistics for the Electrical Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electrical Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electrical Engineer
Rank 609 576 594
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Electrical Engineer 8 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.027% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.029% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
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£275 £275 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.09% +19.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £231
% change year-on-year
-0.09% +19.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £64.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -

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
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Electrical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Electrical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Electrical Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Electrical Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Electrical Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Electrical Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Electrical Engineer
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electrical Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 6 £275 -0.09% 31
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Scotland -5 1 - - 2
South East -14 1 £300 - 4
East of England - - - - 5
East Midlands - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - - 1
Derby - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Witham - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Derbyshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1

Electrical Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Electrical 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 Electrical Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) AutoCAD
2 2 (11.11%) ISO 9002
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Cadence
3 1 (5.56%) Tizen
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) SLA
3 1 (5.56%) Intel
3 1 (5.56%) 3G
3 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
3 1 (5.56%) CAD
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) HNC
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) ATM
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) 2G
3 1 (5.56%) Automotive
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing

Electrical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Electrical 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 Electrical Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) AutoCAD
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) 3G
1 1 (5.56%) ATM
1 1 (5.56%) 2G
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Tizen
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
1 1 (5.56%) CAD
1 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO 9002
2 1 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Cadence
1 1 (5.56%) Intel
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £32 - £35 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago
Suffolk
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £25 - £26 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
South Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
North West England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £32 per hour + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
South East England
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
South East England
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
South East England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago