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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Implementation Engineer
Rank 565 559 519
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -40
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Engineer 66 53 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.095% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 33
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £200 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £441 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £297 £283
% change year-on-year
+14.24% +4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £142.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.92% +290.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50

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
55134 51382 48884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35199 31088 29037
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
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 2028 1976 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -23 57 £320 -3.03% 5
London -1 19 £288 -20.13% 1
South East -25 10 £325 +31.33%
North West -23 9 £350 -18.46%
East of England +11 8 £320 -17.41%
Cheshire -3 7 £350 -18.46%
Warrington - 7 £350 -
Norfolk - 7 £320 -
Berkshire +1 5 £360 -0.68%
South West -4 5 - -
Reading -8 5 £360 -0.68%
Wiltshire -4 4 - -
South Wales - 4 £450 -
Docklands, London - 4 £275 -
Cardiff - 4 £450 -
Wales - 4 £450 -
Glasgow 0 3 - -
East Midlands -9 3 £290 -0.85% 2
Scotland -11 3 - -
West Midlands -9 2 £293 -11.36% 2
Hampshire -10 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £230 -
Exeter +9 1 - -
Birmingham +5 1 £235 -28.78%
Devon -1 1 - -
Basingstoke -3 1 - -
Cambridge -6 1 £300 -20.00%
Swindon -6 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -10 1 £300 -20.00%

Implementation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 33 (29.20%) Cisco
2 26 (23.01%) Migration
3 24 (21.24%) Firewall
3 24 (21.24%) Windows
4 23 (20.35%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (19.47%) Microsoft
6 20 (17.70%) CCNP
6 20 (17.70%) Telecoms
7 18 (15.93%) MPLS
8 15 (13.27%) BGP
8 15 (13.27%) Juniper
8 15 (13.27%) Office 365
9 14 (12.39%) Lync
9 14 (12.39%) LAN
9 14 (12.39%) VPN
10 13 (11.50%) GAMP
10 13 (11.50%) MS Office
10 13 (11.50%) OSPF
10 13 (11.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (11.50%) VMware
11 12 (10.62%) VLAN
11 12 (10.62%) CheckPoint
11 12 (10.62%) UNIX
11 12 (10.62%) Security Cleared
11 12 (10.62%) Hyper-V
12 11 (9.73%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (9.73%) DNS
12 11 (9.73%) TCP/IP
13 10 (8.85%) WAN

Implementation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 14 (12.39%) Lync
2 10 (8.85%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.08%) IIS
4 7 (6.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (5.31%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.42%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.77%) JBoss
8 2 (1.77%) Apache
9 1 (0.88%) CMS
9 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (11.50%) MS Office
2 5 (4.42%) MS Project
3 3 (2.65%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.24%) Firewall
2 18 (15.93%) MPLS
3 15 (13.27%) BGP
4 14 (12.39%) LAN
4 14 (12.39%) VPN
5 13 (11.50%) OSPF
6 12 (10.62%) VLAN
7 11 (9.73%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (9.73%) TCP/IP
7 11 (9.73%) DNS
8 10 (8.85%) WAN
9 9 (7.96%) SSL
10 8 (7.08%) EIGRP
11 7 (6.19%) DHCP
11 7 (6.19%) IPsec
11 7 (6.19%) Skype
12 6 (5.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 5 (4.42%) HSRP
13 5 (4.42%) LDAP
13 5 (4.42%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.65%) EDRMS
2 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (17.70%) Telecoms
2 13 (11.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (8.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) Web Services
2 2 (1.77%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.88%) XML
3 1 (0.88%) RESTful
3 1 (0.88%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.08%) Clustering
3 7 (6.19%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.54%) PKI
5 2 (1.77%) EPoS
5 2 (1.77%) BYOD
6 1 (0.88%) VHDL
6 1 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.24%) Windows
2 12 (10.62%) UNIX
3 8 (7.08%) Linux
4 6 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.54%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.54%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.65%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.01%) Migration
2 8 (7.08%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (5.31%) Data Protection
3 6 (5.31%) ITIL
4 5 (4.42%) Configuration Management
4 5 (4.42%) Quality Management
4 5 (4.42%) Network Design
4 5 (4.42%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (2.65%) Service Delivery
5 3 (2.65%) E-Procurement
5 3 (2.65%) Low Latency
6 2 (1.77%) Analytics
6 2 (1.77%) Load Balancing
6 2 (1.77%) CRM
6 2 (1.77%) E-Commerce
6 2 (1.77%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (1.77%) Scrum
7 1 (0.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (0.88%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.85%) C
2 6 (5.31%) C++
3 3 (2.65%) SQL
4 2 (1.77%) Java
5 1 (0.88%) C#
5 1 (0.88%) VBScript
5 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (17.70%) CCNP
3 12 (10.62%) Security Cleared
4 10 (8.85%) CCIE
4 10 (8.85%) CCNA
5 9 (7.96%) JNCIA
5 9 (7.96%) JNCIP
6 8 (7.08%) SC Cleared
6 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (6.19%) JNCIE
8 3 (2.65%) CCVP
9 2 (1.77%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.77%) Avaya Certification
9 2 (1.77%) CCIP
10 1 (0.88%) MCP
10 1 (0.88%) CCSA
10 1 (0.88%) CCSE
10 1 (0.88%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.50%) GAMP
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (10.62%) Hyper-V
2 10 (8.85%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.42%) vSphere
5 3 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.77%) Squid
6 2 (1.77%) vCloud
7 1 (0.88%) XenApp
7 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.88%) Xen
7 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) Puppet
1 3 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.77%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.77%) SCOM
2 2 (1.77%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (29.20%) Cisco
2 22 (19.47%) Microsoft
3 15 (13.27%) Juniper
4 13 (11.50%) VMware
5 12 (10.62%) CheckPoint
6 9 (7.96%) F5
7 8 (7.08%) Citrix
8 6 (5.31%) Telcordia
8 6 (5.31%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.42%) BT
9 5 (4.42%) Remedy
9 5 (4.42%) Nokia
10 4 (3.54%) Oracle
10 4 (3.54%) HP
10 4 (3.54%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.65%) SAP
12 2 (1.77%) Avaya
12 2 (1.77%) Nortel
12 2 (1.77%) Ericsson
12 2 (1.77%) Websense
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