The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Installations Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Installation Engineer
Rank 630 607 600
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Installations Engineer 11 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.057% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.060% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 11
Median daily rate £103 £85 £133
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -35.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £103 £85 £133
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -35.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Median hourly rate £18.75 £13.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +22.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
- +22.72%

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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
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 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Installations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Installations Engineer in the job title.

Installations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Installations Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Installations Engineer within the UK.

Installations Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Installations Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Installations Engineer within the UK.

Installations Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Installations Engineer
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Installations Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 -28 11 £103 +20.58% 5
London +6 8 £230 +130.00% 1
South East -11 2 £225 +157.14%
Hampshire +2 1 - -
Yorkshire +2 1 £103 +20.58%
Birmingham +1 1 £103 +20.58% 3
West Midlands -8 1 £103 +20.58% 4
Kent -14 1 £225 +157.14%
East Midlands - 1 £103 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £225 -
Nottingham - 1 £103 -
Leeds - 1 £103 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £103 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £103 -

Installations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Installations 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 Installations Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) SCCM
2 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 5 (19.23%) Ericsson
4 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 4 (15.38%) Symantec
4 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
4 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 4 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.54%) Linux
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 2 (7.69%) BBC
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.69%) DVB
6 2 (7.69%) EPoS
6 2 (7.69%) Banking
7 1 (3.85%) Retail
7 1 (3.85%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (3.85%) Skype
7 1 (3.85%) Security Patching
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.85%) Leaflet
7 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring

Installations 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:

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DVB
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) Skype
2 1 (3.85%) VLAN
2 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) BBC
2 2 (7.69%) EPoS
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
1 4 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.85%) Change Management
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (3.85%) Image Processing
3 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.85%) Network Design
3 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
3 1 (3.85%) Security Patching
3 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) BICSI Certification
2 1 (3.85%) BICSI RCDD
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCITP
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) MCSA
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SCCM
2 4 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Ericsson
2 4 (15.38%) Symantec
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Arqiva
5 1 (3.85%) BT
5 1 (3.85%) NEC
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat