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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Implementation Engineer
Rank 554 500 525
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +25
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Engineer 39 68 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 16
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £203 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £375 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £297 £291 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.80% -2.91%
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
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
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 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
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 25 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 25 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 25 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 -53 35 £350 +16.66% 15
London -6 16 £325 +3.17% 6
North West -1 6 £440 +35.38%
East Midlands +1 4 £293 -30.76% 1
South East -13 4 £250 +148.80% 4
South West -25 3 £242 -
Glasgow - 3 £175 -
Scotland - 3 £175 -
City of London +11 2 £383 +17.69%
Reading +8 2 £350 -
Berkshire +1 2 £350 -
West Midlands -17 2 £400 +41.59% 4
Hampshire - 2 £220 - 2
Devon - 1 £400 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £301 - 1
East of England - 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
North East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Implementation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 35 (33.33%) Cisco
2 33 (31.43%) Firewall
3 29 (27.62%) Windows
4 27 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (20.00%) Finance
6 20 (19.05%) CCNA
7 18 (17.14%) Security Cleared
7 18 (17.14%) Juniper
7 18 (17.14%) CCNP
8 17 (16.19%) SC Cleared
8 17 (16.19%) VMware
9 16 (15.24%) Linux
10 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 15 (14.29%) Migration
11 13 (12.38%) Telecoms
11 13 (12.38%) CheckPoint
11 13 (12.38%) MPLS
11 13 (12.38%) WAN
12 12 (11.43%) Network Design
12 12 (11.43%) LAN
12 12 (11.43%) OSPF
13 11 (10.48%) BGP
13 11 (10.48%) VPN
14 10 (9.52%) SQL
14 10 (9.52%) Citrix
14 10 (9.52%) BIG-IP
14 10 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (9.52%) F5
15 9 (8.57%) Network Security
15 9 (8.57%) SQL Server

Implementation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.71%) CMS
2 6 (5.71%) Lync
3 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.86%) IIS
4 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.90%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.95%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.81%) MS Office
3 2 (1.90%) MS Project
4 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) Office 365
2 3 (2.86%) IaaS
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (31.43%) Firewall
2 13 (12.38%) MPLS
2 13 (12.38%) WAN
3 12 (11.43%) LAN
3 12 (11.43%) OSPF
4 11 (10.48%) BGP
4 11 (10.48%) VPN
5 10 (9.52%) BIG-IP
5 10 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (8.57%) Network Security
7 8 (7.62%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.71%) DNS
8 6 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (4.76%) VLAN
9 5 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (3.81%) SAN
10 4 (3.81%) DHCP
10 4 (3.81%) VoIP
11 3 (2.86%) BT 21CN
11 3 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.95%) DTS
3 1 (0.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.86%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.86%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.95%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.95%) MSI
3 1 (0.95%) AdminStudio
General
1 21 (20.00%) Finance
2 13 (12.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) German Language
5 1 (0.95%) Back Office
5 1 (0.95%) Electronics
5 1 (0.95%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Advertising
5 1 (0.95%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) .NET
2 1 (0.95%) CSS
2 1 (0.95%) Ajax
2 1 (0.95%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.76%) EPoS
2 3 (2.86%) Clustering
2 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.90%) NHS
3 2 (1.90%) Replication
4 1 (0.95%) Firmware
4 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.95%) EMV
4 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.62%) Windows
2 16 (15.24%) Linux
3 8 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.71%) Solaris
6 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.86%) UNIX
7 2 (1.90%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.95%) VMS
8 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.95%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.29%) Migration
2 12 (11.43%) Network Design
3 8 (7.62%) Load Balancing
4 6 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (5.71%) ITIL
4 6 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.76%) Project Management
5 5 (4.76%) Network Architecture
6 4 (3.81%) Network Management
6 4 (3.81%) Change Management
7 3 (2.86%) Software Distribution
7 3 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (1.90%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (1.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (1.90%) Test Automation
8 2 (1.90%) Service Management
8 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.90%) Validation
8 2 (1.90%) Logistics
8 2 (1.90%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.52%) SQL
2 8 (7.62%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.71%) C
4 3 (2.86%) Java
5 2 (1.90%) Perl
5 2 (1.90%) C#
5 2 (1.90%) C++
5 2 (1.90%) VBScript
5 2 (1.90%) VB
5 2 (1.90%) Python
5 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.95%) Korn
6 1 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (19.05%) CCNA
3 18 (17.14%) CCNP
3 18 (17.14%) Security Cleared
4 17 (16.19%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.67%) Degree
6 6 (5.71%) JNCIP
7 4 (3.81%) CCDP
8 3 (2.86%) JNCIS
8 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.90%) MCSE
9 2 (1.90%) CCIE
9 2 (1.90%) MCITP
10 1 (0.95%) CIPD
10 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.95%) HNC
10 1 (0.95%) CCIP
10 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.95%) RHCE
10 1 (0.95%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.95%) BS7799
1 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.95%) QA
1 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 6 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.71%) XenApp
3 5 (4.76%) vSphere
4 4 (3.81%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.86%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.90%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.90%) XenServer
6 2 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.95%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.95%) NFS
7 1 (0.95%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (3.81%) SCCM
3 3 (2.86%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.90%) WSUS
4 2 (1.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.95%) AppManager
5 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.95%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.95%) SCOM
5 1 (0.95%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 35 (33.33%) Cisco
2 18 (17.14%) Juniper
3 17 (16.19%) VMware
4 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 13 (12.38%) CheckPoint
6 10 (9.52%) F5
6 10 (9.52%) Citrix
7 8 (7.62%) Oracle
8 6 (5.71%) Avaya
8 6 (5.71%) Verint
9 5 (4.76%) HP
9 5 (4.76%) Nokia
10 4 (3.81%) Misys
10 4 (3.81%) NetIQ
10 4 (3.81%) Remedy
10 4 (3.81%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.86%) Serena
11 3 (2.86%) Splunk
11 3 (2.86%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.86%) Red Hat
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