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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Implementation Engineer
Rank 532 514 463
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -51
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Engineer 45 47 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.097% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.10% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 29
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£363 £338 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £270 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £33.25 - £37.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 - £32.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.65 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £33.00

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
46929 45010 42193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.48% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26884 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1996 2455
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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
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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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 -31 41 £363 +11.53% 5
London 0 14 £350 +19.65% 1
East of England +3 4 £400 +14.28% 2
East Midlands +8 3 £300 +11.11%
West Midlands -3 3 - -
City of London +6 2 £385 +35.08%
Suffolk - 2 £400 -
Ipswich - 2 £400 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Midlands - - - -
South East - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -

Implementation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (48.91%) Cisco
2 34 (36.96%) MPLS
3 32 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (31.52%) CCNA
5 27 (29.35%) Firewall
5 27 (29.35%) CCNP
6 24 (26.09%) VPN
7 23 (25.00%) OSPF
7 23 (25.00%) BGP
8 22 (23.91%) Juniper
8 22 (23.91%) Windows
9 21 (22.83%) BT
10 19 (20.65%) BT 21CN
11 18 (19.57%) Junos
11 18 (19.57%) Telecoms
12 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
13 16 (17.39%) Active Directory
13 16 (17.39%) Linux
13 16 (17.39%) Network Design
14 15 (16.30%) Ethernet
14 15 (16.30%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (15.22%) HSRP
15 14 (15.22%) IPv6
16 13 (14.13%) CCIE
16 13 (14.13%) UNIX
16 13 (14.13%) JNCIA
17 12 (13.04%) JNCIP
17 12 (13.04%) Security Cleared
17 12 (13.04%) F5
17 12 (13.04%) Broadband

Implementation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 8 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.61%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.52%) IIS
3 6 (6.52%) Lync
4 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.17%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.09%) MS Project Server
8 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
3 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 2 (2.17%) IaaS
3 2 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (36.96%) MPLS
2 27 (29.35%) Firewall
3 24 (26.09%) VPN
4 23 (25.00%) OSPF
4 23 (25.00%) BGP
5 19 (20.65%) BT 21CN
6 18 (19.57%) Junos
7 15 (16.30%) Cisco IOS
7 15 (16.30%) Ethernet
8 14 (15.22%) IPv6
8 14 (15.22%) HSRP
9 12 (13.04%) IPv4
9 12 (13.04%) L2TP
9 12 (13.04%) RSVP
9 12 (13.04%) VRRP
9 12 (13.04%) Broadband
10 10 (10.87%) Network Security
10 10 (10.87%) VLAN
11 8 (8.70%) LAN
12 7 (7.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (19.57%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.52%) Finance
3 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.09%) Publishing
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) Marketing
3 1 (1.09%) German Language
3 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
3 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 5 (5.43%) Clustering
2 4 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.26%) CMDB
4 1 (1.09%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.09%) iSeries
4 1 (1.09%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.09%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.09%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.91%) Windows
2 16 (17.39%) Linux
3 13 (14.13%) UNIX
4 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.39%) Network Design
2 12 (13.04%) Migration
3 7 (7.61%) Network Management
4 6 (6.52%) ITIL
5 5 (5.43%) DNA
5 5 (5.43%) Project Management
5 5 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.43%) Load Balancing
5 5 (5.43%) Time Management
5 5 (5.43%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.26%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.26%) Release Management
8 2 (2.17%) Change Management
8 2 (2.17%) ETL
9 1 (1.09%) QMS
9 1 (1.09%) Data Migration
9 1 (1.09%) Data Cleansing
9 1 (1.09%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (1.09%) Python
2 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (31.52%) CCNA
3 27 (29.35%) CCNP
4 13 (14.13%) CCIE
4 13 (14.13%) JNCIA
5 12 (13.04%) JNCIP
5 12 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 12 (13.04%) CCIP
6 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.35%) CCDP
8 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.09%) MCSE
8 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.09%) MCITP
8 1 (1.09%) Degree
8 1 (1.09%) JNCIS
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 16 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 8 (8.70%) vSphere
3 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.43%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.09%) Firmware
5 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
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 45 (48.91%) Cisco
2 22 (23.91%) Juniper
3 21 (22.83%) BT
4 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
5 12 (13.04%) F5
6 11 (11.96%) VMware
6 11 (11.96%) CheckPoint
7 8 (8.70%) Nokia
7 8 (8.70%) HP
8 5 (5.43%) Oracle
9 3 (3.26%) Remedy
9 3 (3.26%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.17%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.17%) Telcordia
11 1 (1.09%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.09%) ProCurve
11 1 (1.09%) Splunk
11 1 (1.09%) Talend
11 1 (1.09%) Huawei
11 1 (1.09%) Mitel