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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Implementation Engineer
Rank 532 547 520
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -27
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Engineer 68 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.097% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 21
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£310 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £248 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £346 £291
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £142.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +367.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.50

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
51861 49855 45545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.57% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32669 30609 26369
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1945 1977 2127
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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 +2 63 £310 -8.14% 8
London -18 23 £275 -15.38% 4
North West -4 20 £350 -24.73% 1
Cheshire 0 13 £350 -28.57%
Warrington - 13 £350 -
East of England +7 9 £310 -7.46%
South East -24 7 £391 +25.20%
Manchester - 7 £230 - 1
Norfolk - 5 £315 -
Docklands, London - 5 £275 -
Scotland - 4 - -
Glasgow - 4 - -
Hampshire -3 3 £400 +19.41%
Cambridgeshire -3 3 £288 +6.48%
Cambridge -10 3 £288 +6.48%
Basingstoke +2 2 £400 -11.11%
West Midlands +2 2 £293 -26.87% 2
Oxfordshire -22 2 £225 -28.00%
Reading +4 1 £395 +12.84%
Berkshire -2 1 £395 +12.84%
City of London -6 1 £275 -1.78% 3
Nottingham -7 1 £225 -40.78%
Nottinghamshire -9 1 £225 -40.78%
East Midlands -10 1 £225 -33.08% 1
Oxford -13 1 £250 -20.00%
Birmingham - 1 £235 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £388 -

Implementation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 45 (40.91%) Cisco
2 33 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (25.45%) CCNP
3 28 (25.45%) Telecoms
4 25 (22.73%) MPLS
5 23 (20.91%) Windows
6 22 (20.00%) BGP
6 22 (20.00%) Juniper
7 21 (19.09%) Firewall
7 21 (19.09%) Migration
7 21 (19.09%) CCNA
8 20 (18.18%) VPN
8 20 (18.18%) OSPF
9 19 (17.27%) Microsoft
9 19 (17.27%) JNCIA
10 18 (16.36%) JNCIP
11 15 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (13.64%) HSRP
11 15 (13.64%) CCIE
12 13 (11.82%) VMware
12 13 (11.82%) BT
12 13 (11.82%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (11.82%) GAMP
12 13 (11.82%) Linux
12 13 (11.82%) Office 365
12 13 (11.82%) Hyper-V
13 12 (10.91%) Lync
13 12 (10.91%) WAN
13 12 (10.91%) LAN
13 12 (10.91%) Ethernet

Implementation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 12 (10.91%) Lync
2 10 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 9 (8.18%) IIS
4 8 (7.27%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.82%) JBoss
7 2 (1.82%) Apache
8 1 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (8.18%) MS Office
2 4 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.82%) Office 365
2 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.91%) PaaS
4 1 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.73%) MPLS
2 22 (20.00%) BGP
3 21 (19.09%) Firewall
4 20 (18.18%) OSPF
4 20 (18.18%) VPN
5 15 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
5 15 (13.64%) HSRP
6 12 (10.91%) VRRP
6 12 (10.91%) WAN
6 12 (10.91%) Ethernet
6 12 (10.91%) LAN
6 12 (10.91%) IPv6
7 11 (10.00%) L2TP
7 11 (10.00%) RSVP
7 11 (10.00%) Broadband
7 11 (10.00%) IPv4
7 11 (10.00%) BT 21CN
7 11 (10.00%) Junos
7 11 (10.00%) IOS XR
8 9 (8.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.82%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 28 (25.45%) Telecoms
2 13 (11.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.91%) French Language
4 1 (0.91%) German Language
4 1 (0.91%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) Web Services
2 1 (0.91%) XML
2 1 (0.91%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.27%) Clustering
2 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.73%) CMDB
5 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.91%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.91%) Windows
2 13 (11.82%) Linux
3 11 (10.00%) UNIX
4 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.64%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.64%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.73%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.09%) Migration
2 8 (7.27%) Network Design
3 7 (6.36%) Configuration Management
4 6 (5.45%) ITIL
4 6 (5.45%) Data Protection
5 5 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (3.64%) Project Management
6 4 (3.64%) Quality Management
7 3 (2.73%) E-Procurement
7 3 (2.73%) CRM
7 3 (2.73%) Analytics
7 3 (2.73%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.73%) Release Management
8 2 (1.82%) Test Strategy
8 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (1.82%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (1.82%) Low Latency
8 2 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.82%) Benchmarking
8 2 (1.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.27%) C
2 5 (4.55%) SQL
3 3 (2.73%) Java
4 1 (0.91%) C#
4 1 (0.91%) C++
4 1 (0.91%) VBScript
4 1 (0.91%) VB
4 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (25.45%) CCNP
3 21 (19.09%) CCNA
4 19 (17.27%) JNCIA
5 18 (16.36%) JNCIP
6 15 (13.64%) CCIE
7 11 (10.00%) CCIP
8 9 (8.18%) Security Cleared
9 7 (6.36%) JNCIE
10 6 (5.45%) SC Cleared
11 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (2.73%) Avaya Certification
13 2 (1.82%) Degree
13 2 (1.82%) CCVP
14 1 (0.91%) CCSE
14 1 (0.91%) CCDP
14 1 (0.91%) CCSA
14 1 (0.91%) MCP
14 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.82%) GAMP
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (11.82%) Hyper-V
2 11 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.45%) vSphere
4 5 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.73%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.82%) Squid
6 2 (1.82%) vCloud
7 1 (0.91%) XenApp
7 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.91%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) SCOM
1 2 (1.82%) Puppet
1 2 (1.82%) FortiGate
1 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.91%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.91%) ARCserve
2 1 (0.91%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (40.91%) Cisco
2 22 (20.00%) Juniper
3 19 (17.27%) Microsoft
4 13 (11.82%) BT
4 13 (11.82%) VMware
5 9 (8.18%) F5
6 8 (7.27%) Citrix
7 7 (6.36%) HP
7 7 (6.36%) Remedy
8 6 (5.45%) Telcordia
8 6 (5.45%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.64%) Oracle
9 4 (3.64%) Nokia
10 3 (2.73%) Blue Coat
10 3 (2.73%) SAP
10 3 (2.73%) Avaya
10 3 (2.73%) ProCurve
11 2 (1.82%) Dell
11 2 (1.82%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.82%) Red Hat