The first table below looks at the demand for the Implementation 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 Implementation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Implementation Engineer
Rank 544 495 510
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Engineer 45 68 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £203 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £375 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £142.50 £30.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+367.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50442 47321 53607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.54% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30616 27723 29887
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1989 2134 2724
Average hourly rate £16.56 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Implementation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 29 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Implementation Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Implementation Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Implementation Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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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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 -27 41 £360 +20.00% 16
London -11 19 £350 +11.11% 8
North West -2 6 £440 +35.38%
East Midlands -2 4 £293 -30.76%
West Midlands -12 4 £400 +50.23% 5
South East -14 4 £250 +148.80% 3
South West -31 4 £240 -
City of London +20 3 £370 +13.84%
Scotland - 3 £175 -
Glasgow - 3 £175 -
Reading +9 2 £350 -
Berkshire +4 2 £350 -
Shropshire +2 2 - - 3
Telford -2 2 - - 3
Hampshire - 2 £220 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £301 -
Devon - 1 £400 -
East of England - 1 £400 -
North East - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -

Implementation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Implementation 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 Implementation Engineer in their job title.

1 32 (30.19%) Windows
1 32 (30.19%) Cisco
1 32 (30.19%) Firewall
2 23 (21.70%) Finance
2 23 (21.70%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (18.87%) Juniper
4 18 (16.98%) VMware
4 18 (16.98%) Security Cleared
5 17 (16.04%) SC Cleared
5 17 (16.04%) Migration
6 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
6 16 (15.09%) Linux
7 15 (14.15%) CCNP
7 15 (14.15%) CCNA
8 14 (13.21%) Telecoms
9 11 (10.38%) SQL
10 10 (9.43%) Citrix
10 10 (9.43%) VPN
10 10 (9.43%) WAN
10 10 (9.43%) MPLS
11 9 (8.49%) CheckPoint
11 9 (8.49%) MS Exchange
11 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
11 9 (8.49%) Network Design
12 8 (7.55%) Network Security
12 8 (7.55%) PowerShell
12 8 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (7.55%) Hyper-V
12 8 (7.55%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (7.55%) Oracle

Implementation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Implementation 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 Implementation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.49%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.66%) CMS
2 6 (5.66%) Lync
3 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.83%) IIS
4 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.94%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.77%) MS Office
3 2 (1.89%) MS Project
4 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Office 365
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.83%) IaaS
3 3 (2.83%) PaaS
4 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (30.19%) Firewall
2 10 (9.43%) MPLS
2 10 (9.43%) WAN
2 10 (9.43%) VPN
3 8 (7.55%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.55%) LAN
3 8 (7.55%) Network Security
3 8 (7.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (6.60%) OSPF
4 7 (6.60%) BGP
5 6 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (5.66%) BIG-IP
5 6 (5.66%) DNS
6 5 (4.72%) VLAN
7 4 (3.77%) SAN
7 4 (3.77%) DHCP
7 4 (3.77%) VoIP
8 3 (2.83%) Wireshark
8 3 (2.83%) Internet
8 3 (2.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) RDBMS
2 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.94%) DTS
3 1 (0.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.83%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.83%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.94%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.94%) MSI
3 1 (0.94%) AdminStudio
General
1 23 (21.70%) Finance
2 14 (13.21%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.72%) Banking
4 2 (1.89%) Retail
4 2 (1.89%) German Language
5 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.94%) Back Office
5 1 (0.94%) Electronics
5 1 (0.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Advertising
5 1 (0.94%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.77%) .NET
2 1 (0.94%) CSS
2 1 (0.94%) Ajax
2 1 (0.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.72%) EPoS
2 3 (2.83%) Clustering
2 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.89%) NHS
3 2 (1.89%) Replication
4 1 (0.94%) Firmware
4 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.94%) EMV
4 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 32 (30.19%) Windows
2 16 (15.09%) Linux
3 8 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.60%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.66%) Solaris
6 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.83%) UNIX
7 2 (1.89%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.94%) VMS
8 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.94%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.04%) Migration
2 9 (8.49%) Network Design
3 7 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (6.60%) Service Delivery
4 6 (5.66%) ITIL
4 6 (5.66%) Load Balancing
5 5 (4.72%) Network Architecture
5 5 (4.72%) Project Management
6 4 (3.77%) Change Management
7 3 (2.83%) Software Distribution
7 3 (2.83%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (1.89%) Service Management
8 2 (1.89%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.89%) Validation
8 2 (1.89%) Logistics
8 2 (1.89%) Network Management
8 2 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (1.89%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.89%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.38%) SQL
2 8 (7.55%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.66%) C
4 3 (2.83%) Java
5 2 (1.89%) Perl
5 2 (1.89%) C#
5 2 (1.89%) C++
5 2 (1.89%) VBScript
5 2 (1.89%) VB
5 2 (1.89%) Python
5 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.94%) Korn
6 1 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (21.70%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (16.98%) Security Cleared
3 17 (16.04%) SC Cleared
4 15 (14.15%) CCNP
4 15 (14.15%) CCNA
5 7 (6.60%) Degree
6 6 (5.66%) JNCIP
7 4 (3.77%) JNCIS
8 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.89%) CCDP
9 2 (1.89%) MCSE
9 2 (1.89%) MCITP
10 1 (0.94%) CIPD
10 1 (0.94%) HNC
10 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.94%) VCP5
10 1 (0.94%) CCIE
10 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.94%) RHCE
10 1 (0.94%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.94%) BS7799
1 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.94%) QA
1 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (7.55%) Hyper-V
2 7 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.60%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.66%) XenApp
4 5 (4.72%) vSphere
5 4 (3.77%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.83%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.83%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.89%) XenServer
7 2 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.94%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.94%) NFS
8 1 (0.94%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) SCCM
2 3 (2.83%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.89%) WSUS
3 2 (1.89%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.94%) AppManager
4 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.94%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.94%) SCOM
4 1 (0.94%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 32 (30.19%) Cisco
2 20 (18.87%) Juniper
3 18 (16.98%) VMware
4 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
5 10 (9.43%) Citrix
6 9 (8.49%) CheckPoint
7 8 (7.55%) Oracle
8 7 (6.60%) Avaya
8 7 (6.60%) F5
9 6 (5.66%) Verint
9 6 (5.66%) HP
10 5 (4.72%) Blue Coat
11 4 (3.77%) Remedy
11 4 (3.77%) Misys
11 4 (3.77%) BT
11 4 (3.77%) NetIQ
12 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.83%) Splunk
12 3 (2.83%) Serena
13 2 (1.89%) AppSense
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