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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Implementation Engineer
Rank 563 530 519
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Engineer 44 52 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.099% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.11% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 33 14
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£300 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £498 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £346 £283
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +22.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.00

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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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
Top 27 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 22 May 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 -34 43 £300 -14.28% 13
London -14 21 £290 -17.14% 4
North West -14 11 £350 -24.73% 3
Manchester - 7 - - 2
South East -16 6 £369 +18.00% 3
Cheshire -11 4 £350 -28.57% 1
Warrington - 4 £350 - 1
Hampshire -3 3 £400 -11.11%
Docklands, London - 3 £275 -
East of England +8 2 £313 -18.83% 2
City of London +4 2 £275 -1.78%
Basingstoke +3 2 £400 -11.11%
Cambridge 0 2 £313 +15.74% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 2 £313 -18.83% 1
Berkshire -6 2 £350 +39.97%
Oxford -12 1 £250 -20.00%
West Midlands -12 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -22 1 £250 -20.00%
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 £425 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £388 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £425 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £425 -
Scotland - 1 - - 1

Implementation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 48 (54.55%) Cisco
2 33 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (32.95%) Juniper
3 29 (32.95%) MPLS
4 28 (31.82%) Telecoms
4 28 (31.82%) CCNP
5 26 (29.55%) VPN
5 26 (29.55%) OSPF
6 25 (28.41%) BGP
7 24 (27.27%) CCNA
8 23 (26.14%) JNCIA
9 22 (25.00%) JNCIP
9 22 (25.00%) Firewall
10 21 (23.86%) HSRP
11 20 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
12 19 (21.59%) Windows
12 19 (21.59%) Linux
13 18 (20.45%) CCIE
13 18 (20.45%) BT
14 17 (19.32%) VRRP
14 17 (19.32%) IPv6
14 17 (19.32%) Ethernet
15 16 (18.18%) UNIX
15 16 (18.18%) Broadband
15 16 (18.18%) IPv4
15 16 (18.18%) CCIP
15 16 (18.18%) L2TP
15 16 (18.18%) RSVP
15 16 (18.18%) IOS XR
15 16 (18.18%) Junos

Implementation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (10.23%) IIS
1 9 (10.23%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.09%) Lync
3 5 (5.68%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.14%) JBoss
6 1 (1.14%) Apache
6 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Office
2 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) Office 365
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.27%) PaaS
3 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.27%) IaaS
4 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.95%) MPLS
2 26 (29.55%) VPN
2 26 (29.55%) OSPF
3 25 (28.41%) BGP
4 22 (25.00%) Firewall
5 21 (23.86%) HSRP
6 20 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
7 17 (19.32%) VRRP
7 17 (19.32%) IPv6
7 17 (19.32%) Ethernet
8 16 (18.18%) Broadband
8 16 (18.18%) IPv4
8 16 (18.18%) L2TP
8 16 (18.18%) RSVP
8 16 (18.18%) IOS XR
8 16 (18.18%) Junos
8 16 (18.18%) BT 21CN
9 10 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (10.23%) VLAN
11 8 (9.09%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.14%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.82%) Finance
3 4 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.27%) Back Office
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
5 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.14%) French Language
5 1 (1.14%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) .NET
1 1 (1.14%) Web Services
1 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Clustering
2 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.41%) CMDB
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.14%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.59%) Windows
1 19 (21.59%) Linux
2 16 (18.18%) UNIX
3 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.64%) Migration
2 8 (9.09%) Network Design
3 7 (7.95%) Configuration Management
4 5 (5.68%) ITIL
4 5 (5.68%) Project Management
5 3 (3.41%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.41%) Release Management
5 3 (3.41%) Load Balancing
5 3 (3.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.27%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (2.27%) Test Strategy
6 2 (2.27%) Analytics
6 2 (2.27%) Low Latency
6 2 (2.27%) Benchmarking
6 2 (2.27%) CRM
7 1 (1.14%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.14%) ETL
7 1 (1.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.14%) OOP
7 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.82%) C
2 4 (4.55%) SQL
3 2 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (1.14%) Python
4 1 (1.14%) C#
4 1 (1.14%) C++
4 1 (1.14%) VBScript
4 1 (1.14%) VB
4 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (31.82%) CCNP
3 24 (27.27%) CCNA
4 23 (26.14%) JNCIA
5 22 (25.00%) JNCIP
6 18 (20.45%) CCIE
7 16 (18.18%) CCIP
8 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
9 6 (6.82%) JNCIE
10 5 (5.68%) SC Cleared
11 3 (3.41%) Avaya Certification
12 2 (2.27%) Degree
13 1 (1.14%) CCSE
13 1 (1.14%) CCSA
13 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) GAMP
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.95%) vSphere
2 7 (7.95%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.14%) XenApp
4 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.14%) vCloud
4 1 (1.14%) Xen
4 1 (1.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) SCOM
2 2 (2.27%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.14%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.14%) Puppet
3 1 (1.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (54.55%) Cisco
2 29 (32.95%) Juniper
3 18 (20.45%) BT
4 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 8 (9.09%) F5
6 7 (7.95%) CheckPoint
7 6 (6.82%) Telcordia
7 6 (6.82%) HP
8 5 (5.68%) Oracle
8 5 (5.68%) VMware
8 5 (5.68%) Blue Coat
9 4 (4.55%) Remedy
10 3 (3.41%) Avaya
10 3 (3.41%) Citrix
10 3 (3.41%) Nokia
10 3 (3.41%) ProCurve
11 2 (2.27%) Dell
12 1 (1.14%) Cognos
12 1 (1.14%) SAP
12 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
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