The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Implementation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Implementation Engineer
Rank 603 585 572
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Engineer 31 79 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 51 42
Median daily rate £413 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £413 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £338 £293
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £142.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -71.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
50506 55381 53413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.92% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 35226 32261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1614 2075 2087
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Implementation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Implementation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Implementation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Implementation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Implementation Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Implementation Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Implementation Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Implementation Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Implementation Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Implementation Engineer
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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 -28 24 £464 +44.92% 8
South East +7 8 - - 3
London -7 6 £450 +56.52% 1
Scotland +13 5 £320 -
North West +8 4 £520 +48.57%
Erskine - 4 £315 -
Middlesex - 4 - -
Renfrewshire - 4 £315 -
Berkshire +6 3 - - 1
Cheshire +4 3 £520 +48.57%
Bracknell - 3 - -
Chester - 3 £520 -
East of England +12 2 £455 +42.18%
Tyne and Wear -20 2 - -
North East -22 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 2 - -
West Midlands -31 2 £473 +61.53% 1
Glasgow +10 1 £325 -
Docklands, London +9 1 £550 +100.00%
East Midlands -4 1 £103 -64.65%
Nottinghamshire -5 1 £103 -54.44%
Nottingham -9 1 £103 -54.44%
Harrow - 1 £388 -
Liverpool - 1 £103 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £480 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £455 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £103 -

Implementation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Implementation 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 Implementation Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (31.88%) Cisco
2 20 (28.99%) Unix
3 16 (23.19%) C++
4 15 (21.74%) Firewall
5 12 (17.39%) Network Design
5 12 (17.39%) Service Management
5 12 (17.39%) BGP
5 12 (17.39%) MS Project
6 11 (15.94%) F5
6 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (14.49%) Data Centre
7 10 (14.49%) Windows
7 10 (14.49%) Linux
7 10 (14.49%) LAN
7 10 (14.49%) WAN
7 10 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (13.04%) HP
8 9 (13.04%) CheckPoint
8 9 (13.04%) C
8 9 (13.04%) Java
8 9 (13.04%) Perl
8 9 (13.04%) Programme Management
8 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
9 8 (11.59%) Degree
9 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
9 8 (11.59%) Presales
9 8 (11.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (11.59%) Finance
9 8 (11.59%) BIG-IP
9 8 (11.59%) OSPF

Implementation 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 3 (4.35%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.45%) JBoss
2 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Project
2 7 (10.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) Office 365
3 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) Firewall
2 12 (17.39%) BGP
3 10 (14.49%) LAN
3 10 (14.49%) WAN
4 8 (11.59%) BIG-IP
4 8 (11.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (11.59%) OSPF
5 5 (7.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (7.25%) NetScaler
5 5 (7.25%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (5.80%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (5.80%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (5.80%) HSRP
6 4 (5.80%) MPLS
6 4 (5.80%) Multicast
7 3 (4.35%) EIGRP
7 3 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (4.35%) Skype
7 3 (4.35%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Ant
1 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.45%) Maven
1 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Banking
3 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) Regular Expression
2 4 (5.80%) Middleware
3 2 (2.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (2.90%) STL
4 1 (1.45%) EDIFACT
4 1 (1.45%) Web Services
4 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.49%) Data Centre
3 7 (10.14%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.70%) User Experience
5 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.90%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.45%) EPoS
7 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.45%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) Unix
2 10 (14.49%) Linux
2 10 (14.49%) Windows
3 4 (5.80%) Solaris
4 3 (4.35%) AIX
4 3 (4.35%) HPUX
5 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Network Design
1 12 (17.39%) Service Management
2 9 (13.04%) Programme Management
3 8 (11.59%) ITSM
3 8 (11.59%) Presales
4 7 (10.14%) Application Performance Management
4 7 (10.14%) Load Balancing
4 7 (10.14%) Performance Management
5 6 (8.70%) Change Management
5 6 (8.70%) ITIL
5 6 (8.70%) Migration
6 5 (7.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (7.25%) Project Management
7 4 (5.80%) Network Management
7 4 (5.80%) Validation
8 3 (4.35%) Matrix Management
8 3 (4.35%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (2.90%) Change Control
9 2 (2.90%) Information Security
9 2 (2.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) C++
2 9 (13.04%) C
2 9 (13.04%) Java
2 9 (13.04%) Perl
3 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.14%) PHP
4 6 (8.70%) Groovy
4 6 (8.70%) VBScript
5 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.90%) Python
5 2 (2.90%) SQL
6 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 8 (11.59%) Degree
3 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.14%) CCNA
5 4 (5.80%) CCNP
6 2 (2.90%) CCDP
6 2 (2.90%) HND
6 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.45%) CCIE
7 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (8.70%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (4.35%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (4.35%) Puppet
2 3 (4.35%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.45%) Nagios
3 1 (1.45%) OpenNMS
3 1 (1.45%) OpenView
3 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.45%) SCOM
3 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) Cisco
2 11 (15.94%) F5
3 9 (13.04%) CheckPoint
3 9 (13.04%) HP
4 7 (10.14%) Nokia
5 6 (8.70%) Juniper
5 6 (8.70%) Oracle
6 5 (7.25%) Aruba
6 5 (7.25%) Fortinet
7 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.80%) VMware
8 3 (4.35%) BT
8 3 (4.35%) CA
8 3 (4.35%) Compuware
8 3 (4.35%) SAP
8 3 (4.35%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.90%) EMC
9 2 (2.90%) Fujitsu
9 2 (2.90%) ProCurve
9 2 (2.90%) Ruckus Wireless