The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Implementation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Implementation Engineer
UK
Rank 547 563 568
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Engineer 49 55 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 20
Median daily rate £425 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £405 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £60.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +80.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £58.25 £19.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £60.00 £46.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £60.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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
42939 48575 49622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27981 31258 30651
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1563 1629 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Implementation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Implementation Engineer in the job title.

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 20 February 2017.

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 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +37 44 £425 +25.92% 13
London -2 19 £425 +30.76% 6
North West +27 13 £175 -38.59% 1
Manchester +21 11 - - 1
West Midlands +9 7 £406 - 1
Shropshire - 6 £425 -
Telford - 6 £425 -
Scotland +19 2 - -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £444 -
Yorkshire +17 1 £585 +82.81% 1
Bournemouth +8 1 - -
South West +7 1 - -
Dorset +1 1 - -
Birmingham -3 1 £363 -
South Yorkshire -3 1 £585 -
East of England -6 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 £175 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £585 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £175 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Implementation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Implementation Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Implementation Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (30.59%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (28.24%) Firewall
3 21 (24.71%) Cisco
4 19 (22.35%) Network Design
5 18 (21.18%) Fortinet
5 18 (21.18%) Network Security
6 15 (17.65%) MPLS
6 15 (17.65%) WAN
7 14 (16.47%) MS Excel
7 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
8 13 (15.29%) LAN
8 13 (15.29%) Windows
8 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
9 12 (14.12%) Finance
9 12 (14.12%) CCSP
9 12 (14.12%) ITIL
9 12 (14.12%) FortiGate
9 12 (14.12%) Windows Server
10 11 (12.94%) Linux
10 11 (12.94%) Unix
10 11 (12.94%) CCNA
11 10 (11.76%) C
12 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
12 9 (10.59%) BGP
12 9 (10.59%) Information Security
12 9 (10.59%) Data Centre
12 9 (10.59%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (9.41%) Test Strategy

Implementation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.53%) Apache
2 1 (1.18%) CMS
2 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (16.47%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.41%) MS Project
3 6 (7.06%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.18%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.53%) SaaS
3 2 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.35%) IaaS
3 2 (2.35%) Office 365
4 1 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.18%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.24%) Firewall
2 18 (21.18%) Network Security
3 15 (17.65%) MPLS
3 15 (17.65%) WAN
4 13 (15.29%) LAN
5 9 (10.59%) BGP
5 9 (10.59%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (9.41%) OSPF
7 4 (4.71%) Multicast
7 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.71%) Wireless
8 3 (3.53%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (3.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (2.35%) BIG-IP
9 2 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.35%) DNS
9 2 (2.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (2.35%) HSRP
9 2 (2.35%) ICMP
9 2 (2.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MSI
General
1 12 (14.12%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Military
3 5 (5.88%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.18%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.18%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.35%) CMDB
5 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.29%) Windows
2 12 (14.12%) Windows Server
3 11 (12.94%) Linux
3 11 (12.94%) Unix
4 2 (2.35%) CatOS
4 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.18%) Android
5 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) Network Design
2 12 (14.12%) ITIL
3 9 (10.59%) Information Security
4 8 (9.41%) Regression Testing
4 8 (9.41%) SDLC
4 8 (9.41%) System Testing
4 8 (9.41%) Test Strategy
5 7 (8.24%) ITSM
5 7 (8.24%) Migration
5 7 (8.24%) Project Management
5 7 (8.24%) Service Management
6 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
6 6 (7.06%) Network Management
7 5 (5.88%) Programme Management
8 4 (4.71%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.53%) Change Management
9 3 (3.53%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.53%) Product Management
9 3 (3.53%) QMS
9 3 (3.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.76%) C
2 6 (7.06%) Python
3 5 (5.88%) C++
4 4 (4.71%) Java
4 4 (4.71%) Perl
4 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.18%) PHP
7 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (30.59%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
3 12 (14.12%) CCSP
4 11 (12.94%) CCNA
5 8 (9.41%) CCNP
5 8 (9.41%) DV Cleared
6 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.53%) CCDA
7 3 (3.53%) Degree
8 2 (2.35%) CCIE
9 1 (1.18%) CCDP
9 1 (1.18%) CCVP
9 1 (1.18%) MCITP
9 1 (1.18%) MCSE
9 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.18%) PMP
9 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (14.12%) FortiGate
2 6 (7.06%) Puppet
3 5 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.71%) Ansible
5 2 (2.35%) Nagios
5 2 (2.35%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (1.18%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.18%) SCCM
6 1 (1.18%) Sysprep
6 1 (1.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 21 (24.71%) Cisco
2 18 (21.18%) Fortinet
3 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.41%) CheckPoint
5 7 (8.24%) Oracle
6 6 (7.06%) Aruba
6 6 (7.06%) Blue Coat
7 5 (5.88%) F5
7 5 (5.88%) ServiceNow
8 4 (4.71%) HP
9 3 (3.53%) AppDynamics
9 3 (3.53%) BT
9 3 (3.53%) Dynatrace
9 3 (3.53%) Splunk
10 2 (2.35%) CyberArk
10 2 (2.35%) Siemens
10 2 (2.35%) VMware
11 1 (1.18%) Juniper
11 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.18%) Veritas