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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Implementation Engineer
Rank 527 517 504
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Engineer 60 27 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.057% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.061% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 23
Average daily rate £350 £279 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.56% -20.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £289
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -54 57 £350 +25.56% 16
London -13 22 £318 -24.40% 9
West Midlands -2 16 £325 +18.18%
South East -10 9 £313 - 3
City of London -7 7 £280 - 1
Telford +5 6 £350 +23.89%
Shropshire +1 6 £350 +23.89%
Birmingham - 5 £128 -
Hampshire +7 3 £450 - 1
Berkshire -6 3 £210 -
North West -15 2 £263 - 2
East of England -25 2 £463 - 1
South West - 2 £450 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Reading - - - -
Middlesex - - - -

Implementation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 40 (38.10%) Cisco
2 39 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (31.43%) Security Cleared
4 30 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 30 (28.57%) CCNA
5 26 (24.76%) Firewall
6 25 (23.81%) Windows
7 21 (20.00%) OSPF
8 20 (19.05%) CheckPoint
8 20 (19.05%) CCNP
9 19 (18.10%) MPLS
9 19 (18.10%) Telecoms
10 17 (16.19%) WAN
11 16 (15.24%) BIG-IP
12 15 (14.29%) VMware
13 14 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (12.38%) Migration
14 13 (12.38%) Microsoft
15 12 (11.43%) Juniper
15 12 (11.43%) C
15 12 (11.43%) BGP
15 12 (11.43%) F5
15 12 (11.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 11 (10.48%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (10.48%) Network Design
16 11 (10.48%) LAN
17 10 (9.52%) CiscoWorks
17 10 (9.52%) Citrix
17 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
18 9 (8.57%) Windows 7

Implementation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (2.86%) Lync
1 3 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.95%) Apache
3 1 (0.95%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (4.76%) MS Project
2 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.76%) Firewall
2 21 (20.00%) OSPF
3 19 (18.10%) MPLS
4 17 (16.19%) WAN
5 16 (15.24%) BIG-IP
6 14 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (11.43%) BGP
7 12 (11.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (10.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (10.48%) LAN
9 8 (7.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (5.71%) DWDM
10 6 (5.71%) WLAN
10 6 (5.71%) SDH
10 6 (5.71%) DMVPN
10 6 (5.71%) Network Security
11 5 (4.76%) VPN
12 4 (3.81%) DNS
12 4 (3.81%) BT 21CN
13 3 (2.86%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.95%) DTS
2 1 (0.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (2.86%) TeamCity
1 3 (2.86%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.95%) MSI
General
1 19 (18.10%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.57%) Finance
3 4 (3.81%) Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) Local Government
5 1 (0.95%) German Language
5 1 (0.95%) Games
5 1 (0.95%) Back Office
5 1 (0.95%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Advertising
5 1 (0.95%) Publishing
5 1 (0.95%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.71%) CSS
2 3 (2.86%) Web Services
2 3 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (0.95%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.76%) EPoS
2 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.95%) Replication
3 1 (0.95%) EMV
3 1 (0.95%) NHS
3 1 (0.95%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.81%) Windows
2 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (8.57%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.67%) Linux
5 5 (4.76%) UNIX
6 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.90%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.95%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.38%) Migration
2 11 (10.48%) Network Design
3 7 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (6.67%) ITIL
4 6 (5.71%) WAN Optimisation
4 6 (5.71%) Low Latency
4 6 (5.71%) Incident Management
5 5 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 5 (4.76%) Network Management
6 3 (2.86%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.86%) Change Management
6 3 (2.86%) Project Management
7 2 (1.90%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.90%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (1.90%) Time Management
7 2 (1.90%) Logistics
7 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (0.95%) Data Analysis
8 1 (0.95%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.43%) C
2 9 (8.57%) SQL
3 5 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.86%) C++
5 2 (1.90%) C#
5 2 (1.90%) Perl
5 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.90%) Korn
6 1 (0.95%) PHP
6 1 (0.95%) Java
6 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.95%) VBScript
6 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (31.43%) Security Cleared
3 30 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 30 (28.57%) CCNA
4 20 (19.05%) CCNP
5 6 (5.71%) JNCIA
6 5 (4.76%) JNCIP
7 4 (3.81%) CCDP
8 3 (2.86%) Degree
8 3 (2.86%) CCIP
9 2 (1.90%) MCSE
9 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.90%) CCIE
9 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.95%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.95%) CCEE
10 1 (0.95%) CCAA
10 1 (0.95%) VCP5
10 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.67%) XenApp
4 6 (5.71%) VMware ESX
5 5 (4.76%) vSphere
5 5 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.81%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.86%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.90%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.90%) XenServer
9 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.95%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.95%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.95%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (9.52%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.90%) SCSM
2 2 (1.90%) SCCM
2 2 (1.90%) SCOM
3 1 (0.95%) WSUS
3 1 (0.95%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.95%) AppDNA
3 1 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 40 (38.10%) Cisco
2 20 (19.05%) CheckPoint
3 15 (14.29%) VMware
4 13 (12.38%) Microsoft
5 12 (11.43%) Juniper
5 12 (11.43%) F5
6 10 (9.52%) Citrix
7 9 (8.57%) McAfee
8 8 (7.62%) Fortinet
9 7 (6.67%) Huawei
9 7 (6.67%) Blue Coat
10 6 (5.71%) Remedy
10 6 (5.71%) Telcordia
10 6 (5.71%) Nokia
10 6 (5.71%) BMC
10 6 (5.71%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.81%) Misys
12 3 (2.86%) Oracle
12 3 (2.86%) BT
13 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
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