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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Implementation Engineer
Rank 577 555 509
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -46
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Engineer 35 32 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.061% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.066% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 25
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£353 £321 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £326 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.04% -5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52636 48524 50207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.72% 92.71% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33069 29347 28320
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2131 2472
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 31 October 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
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 October 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 -28 35 £353 +4.44% 12
London +12 15 £350 +9.37% 4
West Midlands -9 8 £330 +17.85% 2
City of London +19 4 £375 +31.57% 2
East of England - 4 £375 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £375 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £375 - 1
Reading +14 3 £233 -41.87% 1
Berkshire +7 3 £233 -41.87% 1
South East -24 3 £233 -28.42% 3
Yorkshire -4 1 - -
Birmingham -6 1 £330 +74.83% 1
West Yorkshire -10 1 - -
Leeds -12 1 - -
South West -27 1 £383 -
East Midlands - 1 £400 - 1
North West - 1 - - 1
Northampton - 1 £400 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £400 - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Manchester - - - -

Implementation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 31 (37.35%) Firewall
2 29 (34.94%) Cisco
3 21 (25.30%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (22.89%) Windows
5 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
6 17 (20.48%) CCNP
7 16 (19.28%) MPLS
7 16 (19.28%) Finance
8 15 (18.07%) VMware
8 15 (18.07%) Migration
8 15 (18.07%) CCNA
8 15 (18.07%) Security Cleared
9 14 (16.87%) SC Cleared
9 14 (16.87%) Juniper
9 14 (16.87%) VPN
9 14 (16.87%) Linux
10 11 (13.25%) Active Directory
10 11 (13.25%) Telecoms
10 11 (13.25%) Network Design
10 11 (13.25%) Network Security
11 10 (12.05%) F5
12 9 (10.84%) CheckPoint
12 9 (10.84%) BGP
12 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
12 9 (10.84%) MS Exchange
12 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (9.64%) VLAN
13 8 (9.64%) WAN
14 7 (8.43%) Avaya
14 7 (8.43%) OSPF

Implementation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (10.84%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.23%) CMS
3 4 (4.82%) IIS
3 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.61%) Lync
4 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.41%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.20%) JBoss
6 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
3 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Office 365
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.82%) SaaS
4 3 (3.61%) PaaS
4 3 (3.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (37.35%) Firewall
2 16 (19.28%) MPLS
3 14 (16.87%) VPN
4 11 (13.25%) Network Security
5 9 (10.84%) BGP
6 8 (9.64%) VLAN
6 8 (9.64%) WAN
7 7 (8.43%) OSPF
7 7 (8.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (7.23%) Junos
8 6 (7.23%) BIG-IP
8 6 (7.23%) LAN
9 5 (6.02%) Internet
9 5 (6.02%) BT 21CN
10 4 (4.82%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (4.82%) SAN
10 4 (4.82%) VoIP
10 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
10 4 (4.82%) DNS
11 3 (3.61%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) MySQL
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
General
1 16 (19.28%) Finance
2 11 (13.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) German Language
4 1 (1.20%) Publishing
4 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.20%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) Middleware
1 1 (1.20%) Ajax
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.20%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.61%) Clustering
3 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) iSeries
4 1 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.20%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.89%) Windows
2 14 (16.87%) Linux
3 6 (7.23%) Solaris
4 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.41%) UNIX
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.07%) Migration
2 11 (13.25%) Network Design
3 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
3 6 (7.23%) Network Management
4 5 (6.02%) Time Management
4 5 (6.02%) Network Architecture
4 5 (6.02%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (6.02%) DNA
4 5 (6.02%) Load Balancing
5 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.82%) Change Management
6 3 (3.61%) Project Management
6 3 (3.61%) ITIL
6 3 (3.61%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.20%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.20%) QMS
7 1 (1.20%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.20%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (1.20%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.20%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.43%) SQL
2 2 (2.41%) Python
2 2 (2.41%) C
2 2 (2.41%) C++
2 2 (2.41%) Perl
2 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.20%) PHP
3 1 (1.20%) Java
3 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 21 (25.30%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (20.48%) CCNP
3 15 (18.07%) CCNA
3 15 (18.07%) Security Cleared
4 14 (16.87%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.61%) JNCIS
5 3 (3.61%) Degree
5 3 (3.61%) CCDP
6 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.41%) MCITP
7 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) RHCE
7 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.20%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.20%) MCSE
7 1 (1.20%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
1 1 (1.20%) BS7799
1 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.43%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.02%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.82%) vSphere
6 3 (3.61%) XenApp
7 1 (1.20%) XenServer
7 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.20%) Nagios
1 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.20%) WSUS
1 1 (1.20%) SCOM
1 1 (1.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (34.94%) Cisco
2 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
3 15 (18.07%) VMware
4 14 (16.87%) Juniper
5 10 (12.05%) F5
6 9 (10.84%) CheckPoint
7 7 (8.43%) Avaya
8 6 (7.23%) HP
8 6 (7.23%) Nokia
8 6 (7.23%) Verint
8 6 (7.23%) BT
9 4 (4.82%) Citrix
10 3 (3.61%) Oracle
10 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.61%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.41%) Apple
12 1 (1.20%) NetApp
12 1 (1.20%) Symantec
12 1 (1.20%) Telcordia
12 1 (1.20%) Mitel
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