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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Implementation Engineer
Rank 619 558 558
Rank change year-on-year
-61 0
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Engineer 27 80 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 54 39
Median daily rate £350 £305 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £235 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £384 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £142.50
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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 19 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 28 June 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 -53 23 £375 +20.96% 6
South East -5 9 £350 -11.39% 2
Middlesex - 8 £350 -
West Midlands -24 7 £390 +33.33%
London -31 6 £400 +45.45% 2
Shropshire - 5 £358 -
Telford - 5 £358 -
Scotland -17 4 £323 - 1
Erskine - 4 £323 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £323 -
East Midlands -2 1 £103 -54.44%
Nottingham -3 1 £103 -54.44%
Nottinghamshire -3 1 £103 -54.44%
Berkshire -8 1 £350 -11.39%
North West -27 1 £103 -70.71%
Liverpool - 1 £103 -
Merseyside - 1 £103 -
Harrow - 1 £388 -
Slough - 1 £350 -

Implementation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 25 (34.25%) Cisco
2 23 (31.51%) Unix
3 16 (21.92%) Linux
3 16 (21.92%) C++
4 15 (20.55%) Windows
4 15 (20.55%) Firewall
5 14 (19.18%) Migration
6 13 (17.81%) Data Centre
7 12 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (15.07%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (15.07%) WAN
8 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
9 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
9 10 (13.70%) C
9 10 (13.70%) MS Project
9 10 (13.70%) CheckPoint
9 10 (13.70%) BGP
9 10 (13.70%) VMware
10 9 (12.33%) Finance
10 9 (12.33%) LAN
10 9 (12.33%) Network Design
11 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
11 8 (10.96%) Programme Management
11 8 (10.96%) OSPF
11 8 (10.96%) Windows Server
12 7 (9.59%) Nokia
12 7 (9.59%) CCNA
12 7 (9.59%) Oracle
12 7 (9.59%) Java

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 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) IIS
2 2 (2.74%) JBoss
2 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.37%) Apache
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Project
2 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.55%) Firewall
2 11 (15.07%) WAN
3 10 (13.70%) BGP
4 9 (12.33%) LAN
5 8 (10.96%) OSPF
6 5 (6.85%) BIG-IP
6 5 (6.85%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (6.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (6.85%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (5.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (5.48%) NetScaler
7 4 (5.48%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (4.11%) EIGRP
8 3 (4.11%) HSRP
8 3 (4.11%) IPsec
8 3 (4.11%) MPLS
8 3 (4.11%) Multicast
8 3 (4.11%) VPN
9 2 (2.74%) Junos
9 2 (2.74%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.37%) DTS
2 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.37%) MySQL
2 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Ant
1 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.37%) Maven
1 1 (1.37%) Subversion
1 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.11%) Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
5 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.37%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) Middleware
2 3 (4.11%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (2.74%) EDIFACT
3 2 (2.74%) STL
4 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Data Centre
2 12 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.48%) Smart Meter
5 3 (4.11%) User Experience
6 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.74%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.37%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.37%) EPoS
7 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.37%) NHS
7 1 (1.37%) PKI
7 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.51%) Unix
2 16 (21.92%) Linux
3 15 (20.55%) Windows
4 8 (10.96%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.11%) Solaris
6 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.74%) AIX
7 2 (2.74%) HPUX
7 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) Migration
2 9 (12.33%) Network Design
3 8 (10.96%) Programme Management
4 6 (8.22%) Change Management
4 6 (8.22%) ITIL
4 6 (8.22%) Network Management
4 6 (8.22%) Service Management
5 5 (6.85%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.85%) Matrix Management
6 4 (5.48%) Project Management
7 3 (4.11%) Application Performance Management
7 3 (4.11%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.11%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.11%) ERP
7 3 (4.11%) Functional Testing
7 3 (4.11%) ITSM
7 3 (4.11%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (4.11%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (4.11%) Performance Management
7 3 (4.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.92%) C++
2 10 (13.70%) C
3 7 (9.59%) Java
3 7 (9.59%) Perl
4 5 (6.85%) SQL
5 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.48%) PHP
6 3 (4.11%) Groovy
6 3 (4.11%) Python
6 3 (4.11%) VBScript
7 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.37%) C#
8 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.37%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) CCNA
4 6 (8.22%) Degree
5 5 (6.85%) CCNP
6 4 (5.48%) HND
7 3 (4.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (4.11%) MCSA
7 3 (4.11%) MCSE
7 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.11%) VCP5
7 3 (4.11%) VCP6
7 3 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.74%) CCDP
8 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.37%) CCIE
9 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.37%) QA
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.74%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.37%) Firmware
4 1 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.37%) vSphere
4 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (4.11%) Nagios
3 2 (2.74%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (2.74%) OpenNMS
3 2 (2.74%) OpenView
3 2 (2.74%) SCCM
3 2 (2.74%) SCOM
3 2 (2.74%) Unicenter
4 1 (1.37%) Ansible
4 1 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.37%) Puppet
4 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) Cisco
2 10 (13.70%) CheckPoint
2 10 (13.70%) VMware
3 7 (9.59%) F5
3 7 (9.59%) Nokia
3 7 (9.59%) Oracle
4 6 (8.22%) HP
5 5 (6.85%) Fortinet
5 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.48%) Aruba
6 4 (5.48%) Juniper
6 4 (5.48%) NetApp
6 4 (5.48%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.11%) BT
7 3 (4.11%) Dell
8 2 (2.74%) CA
8 2 (2.74%) Compuware
8 2 (2.74%) EMC
8 2 (2.74%) Fujitsu
8 2 (2.74%) SAP