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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Implementation Engineer
Rank 612 566 553
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Engineer 39 58 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 37
Median daily rate £360 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 2016.

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 22 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 24 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -31 34 £375 +15.38% 10
South East +1 15 £350 - 1
West Midlands +5 10 £380 - 2
London -34 7 £375 +29.31% 4
Middlesex - 7 £350 -
Shropshire - 6 £358 -
Telford - 6 £358 -
Hampshire +5 5 £375 -6.25%
Scotland -3 3 £340 -
Berkshire -5 3 £350 -
Winchester -6 2 £375 -3.22%
Erskine - 2 £333 -
Birmingham - 2 £355 -
South West - 2 £425 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £333 -
Basingstoke -16 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £350 -
Warwick - 1 £425 -
Bristol - 1 £425 -
Warwickshire - 1 £425 -
Edinburgh - 1 £400 -

Implementation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 29 (30.53%) Unix
2 28 (29.47%) Migration
3 27 (28.42%) Cisco
4 24 (25.26%) Windows
4 24 (25.26%) Linux
5 21 (22.11%) C++
6 16 (16.84%) Security Cleared
7 15 (15.79%) Firewall
7 15 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (14.74%) Data Centre
8 14 (14.74%) WAN
9 13 (13.68%) SQL
9 13 (13.68%) Finance
9 13 (13.68%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (13.68%) SC Cleared
10 12 (12.63%) MS Project
10 12 (12.63%) LAN
10 12 (12.63%) Active Directory
11 11 (11.58%) Oracle
11 11 (11.58%) C
11 11 (11.58%) VMware
11 11 (11.58%) Network Design
11 11 (11.58%) Windows Server
12 10 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
13 9 (9.47%) HP
13 9 (9.47%) OSPF
13 9 (9.47%) BGP
14 8 (8.42%) F5
14 8 (8.42%) CheckPoint

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 6 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.26%) IIS
3 4 (4.21%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.11%) JBoss
4 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.11%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (12.63%) MS Project
2 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.79%) Firewall
2 14 (14.74%) WAN
3 12 (12.63%) LAN
4 9 (9.47%) BGP
4 9 (9.47%) OSPF
5 6 (6.32%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (6.32%) Internet
6 5 (5.26%) BIG-IP
6 5 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (4.21%) HSRP
7 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.21%) VoIP
7 4 (4.21%) VPN
7 4 (4.21%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (3.16%) DNS
8 3 (3.16%) IPsec
8 3 (3.16%) Wireless
8 3 (3.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.05%) DTS
3 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.05%) Ant
2 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.05%) Maven
2 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 13 (13.68%) Finance
2 8 (8.42%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Back Office
4 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.05%) German Language
4 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) Middleware
2 2 (2.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (2.11%) EDIFACT
2 2 (2.11%) STL
3 1 (1.05%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.74%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.21%) Biometrics
4 4 (4.21%) Smart Meter
5 3 (3.16%) PKI
6 2 (2.11%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.05%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.05%) NHS
7 1 (1.05%) User Experience
7 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.53%) Unix
2 24 (25.26%) Linux
2 24 (25.26%) Windows
3 11 (11.58%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.05%) AIX
6 1 (1.05%) CentOS
6 1 (1.05%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (1.05%) HPUX
6 1 (1.05%) Solaris
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.47%) Migration
2 11 (11.58%) Network Design
3 7 (7.37%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (6.32%) Change Management
4 6 (6.32%) ITIL
4 6 (6.32%) Network Management
4 6 (6.32%) Programme Management
5 5 (5.26%) Change Control
5 5 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 5 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (4.21%) ERP
6 4 (4.21%) ETL
6 4 (4.21%) Functional Testing
6 4 (4.21%) Integration Testing
6 4 (4.21%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.21%) Service Management
7 3 (3.16%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.16%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (3.16%) Presales
7 3 (3.16%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.11%) C++
2 13 (13.68%) SQL
3 11 (11.58%) C
4 8 (8.42%) Perl
5 6 (6.32%) PowerShell
5 6 (6.32%) Python
5 6 (6.32%) VC++
6 5 (5.26%) Java
7 4 (4.21%) C#
7 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.11%) PHP
9 1 (1.05%) Groovy
9 1 (1.05%) Ruby
9 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (16.84%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.68%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (13.68%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.37%) CCNA
3 7 (7.37%) CCNP
4 6 (6.32%) Degree
5 4 (4.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.21%) CCDP
5 4 (4.21%) HND
5 4 (4.21%) MCSA
5 4 (4.21%) MCSE
5 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.21%) VCP5
5 4 (4.21%) VCP6
5 4 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.16%) CCIE
7 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.05%) QA
1 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.16%) vSphere
4 2 (2.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.05%) Firmware
5 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (4.21%) Nagios
3 3 (3.16%) SCCM
3 3 (3.16%) SCOM
4 2 (2.11%) OpenNMS
4 2 (2.11%) OpenView
5 1 (1.05%) Ansible
5 1 (1.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.05%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.05%) Puppet
5 1 (1.05%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.05%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Intune
5 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (28.42%) Cisco
2 11 (11.58%) Oracle
2 11 (11.58%) VMware
3 9 (9.47%) HP
4 8 (8.42%) CheckPoint
4 8 (8.42%) F5
4 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.37%) Nokia
6 6 (6.32%) NetApp
7 5 (5.26%) Fortinet
7 5 (5.26%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.21%) Aruba
8 4 (4.21%) Dell
9 3 (3.16%) BT
9 3 (3.16%) Juniper
9 3 (3.16%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.11%) CA
10 2 (2.11%) Meraki
10 2 (2.11%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.11%) Ruckus Wireless