The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Implementation Engineer
Rank 549 532 488
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -44
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Engineer 37 44 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.085% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.092% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 35
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£363 £346 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +1.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £285 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50

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
50176 47637 45728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.03% 92.46% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 32014 28679 25821
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2025 2106 2605
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 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
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 22 December 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 -35 36 £363 +5.83% 7
London +17 15 £335 +17.54% 3
North West -6 9 - -
Manchester -2 8 - -
East of England -9 4 £400 +14.28% 2
City of London -4 3 £348 +21.92% 2
West Midlands -10 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 £300 -
Suffolk - 2 £400 -
Ipswich - 2 £400 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
South East - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Redhill - - - -

Implementation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 40 (43.48%) Cisco
2 31 (33.70%) MPLS
3 30 (32.61%) Firewall
4 28 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (27.17%) CCNA
6 24 (26.09%) Windows
7 23 (25.00%) CCNP
8 21 (22.83%) VPN
8 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
9 19 (20.65%) Juniper
9 19 (20.65%) OSPF
9 19 (20.65%) BGP
10 18 (19.57%) Linux
11 17 (18.48%) BT
12 16 (17.39%) Telecoms
13 15 (16.30%) BT 21CN
13 15 (16.30%) Security Cleared
14 14 (15.22%) Active Directory
14 14 (15.22%) VMware
14 14 (15.22%) Network Design
14 14 (15.22%) SC Cleared
14 14 (15.22%) Junos
15 12 (13.04%) CheckPoint
16 11 (11.96%) Migration
16 11 (11.96%) VLAN
17 10 (10.87%) Ethernet
17 10 (10.87%) IPv6
17 10 (10.87%) CCIE
17 10 (10.87%) Network Security
17 10 (10.87%) HSRP

Implementation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 7 (7.61%) IIS
1 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
1 7 (7.61%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.52%) Lync
3 4 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.17%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.17%) CMS
6 1 (1.09%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.09%) JBoss
6 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS Office
3 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.43%) SaaS
2 5 (5.43%) Office 365
3 4 (4.35%) IaaS
3 4 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (33.70%) MPLS
2 30 (32.61%) Firewall
3 21 (22.83%) VPN
4 19 (20.65%) OSPF
4 19 (20.65%) BGP
5 15 (16.30%) BT 21CN
6 14 (15.22%) Junos
7 11 (11.96%) VLAN
8 10 (10.87%) Network Security
8 10 (10.87%) HSRP
8 10 (10.87%) IPv6
8 10 (10.87%) Ethernet
9 8 (8.70%) Broadband
9 8 (8.70%) IPv4
9 8 (8.70%) L2TP
9 8 (8.70%) RSVP
9 8 (8.70%) VRRP
9 8 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (7.61%) WAN
11 6 (6.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle ODI
General
1 16 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.78%) Finance
3 2 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Marketing
4 1 (1.09%) German Language
4 1 (1.09%) Publishing
4 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.09%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) Middleware
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.09%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Clustering
2 4 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.09%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.09%) AS400
3 1 (1.09%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.09%) Copywriting
3 1 (1.09%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.09%) Windows
2 18 (19.57%) Linux
3 9 (9.78%) UNIX
4 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.17%) Solaris
7 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.22%) Network Design
2 11 (11.96%) Migration
3 7 (7.61%) Load Balancing
3 7 (7.61%) Network Management
4 6 (6.52%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.43%) DNA
5 5 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.43%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (5.43%) Time Management
6 3 (3.26%) ITIL
6 3 (3.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (3.26%) Project Management
7 2 (2.17%) Change Management
8 1 (1.09%) Service Management
8 1 (1.09%) SOA
8 1 (1.09%) ETL
8 1 (1.09%) DRM
8 1 (1.09%) MOF
8 1 (1.09%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.09%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.52%) SQL
2 2 (2.17%) Python
3 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.09%) C
3 1 (1.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (27.17%) CCNA
3 23 (25.00%) CCNP
4 15 (16.30%) Security Cleared
5 14 (15.22%) SC Cleared
6 10 (10.87%) CCIE
7 9 (9.78%) JNCIA
8 8 (8.70%) JNCIP
8 8 (8.70%) CCIP
9 4 (4.35%) CCDP
10 1 (1.09%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.09%) MCITP
10 1 (1.09%) Degree
10 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.09%) MCSE
10 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.09%) RHCE
10 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.09%) SLA
1 1 (1.09%) BS7799
1 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.78%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.61%) vSphere
5 5 (5.43%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.09%) Firmware
6 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.09%) XenApp
6 1 (1.09%) XenServer
6 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) SCOM
2 1 (1.09%) Puppet
2 1 (1.09%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.09%) Nagios
2 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (43.48%) Cisco
2 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
3 19 (20.65%) Juniper
4 17 (18.48%) BT
5 14 (15.22%) VMware
6 12 (13.04%) CheckPoint
7 9 (9.78%) F5
8 8 (8.70%) Nokia
8 8 (8.70%) HP
9 6 (6.52%) Oracle
10 4 (4.35%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.26%) Avaya
12 2 (2.17%) Telcordia
12 2 (2.17%) Citrix
12 2 (2.17%) Fortinet
12 2 (2.17%) Verint
13 1 (1.09%) Splunk
13 1 (1.09%) Fujitsu
13 1 (1.09%) ProCurve
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