The table below looks at the statistics for the Installations 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 Installations Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Installation Engineer
Rank 541 543 541
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Installations Engineer 45 33 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.064% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.069% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 6
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£283 £225 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £133 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £380 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £230 £275
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £11.85 £15.50 £15.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.54% +3.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £14.14 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.08 £17.10 £17.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.85 £15.63 £15.04
% change year-on-year
-24.16% +3.92%

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
50176 47637 45728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.03% 92.46% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 32014 28679 25821
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2025 2106 2605
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Installations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Installations Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Installations Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Installations Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Installations Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 December 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
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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 -20 41 £275 +22.05% 21
London +24 14 £253 +84.30% 1
West Midlands -2 11 £283 +25.94% 2
Yorkshire - 7 £300 - 1
Birmingham +3 6 £300 +97.36%
South East -19 5 £75 - 8
Leeds - 4 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £300 -
North West -11 3 £110 -53.40% 1
City of London +1 2 £550 - 1
East Midlands -5 2 - - 3
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 - -
Reading +11 1 - -
Berkshire +6 1 - -
Scotland 0 1 - - 3
Wales - 1 - - 2
South Wales - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 4
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £110 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - - 1
Newport - 1 - -
Northampton - - - - 1
Norwich - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Prestwick - - - -
Loughborough - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - - 2

Installations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Installations 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 Installations Engineer in their job title.

1 19 (25.00%) Cisco
2 16 (21.05%) HP
3 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
4 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
5 12 (15.79%) Windows
5 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 12 (15.79%) McAfee
6 11 (14.47%) LAN
6 11 (14.47%) CCNA
6 11 (14.47%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (13.16%) Network Design
8 9 (11.84%) JSP
8 9 (11.84%) JSP 440
8 9 (11.84%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.21%) Migration
10 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
11 5 (6.58%) ITIL
11 5 (6.58%) Windows XP
11 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
11 5 (6.58%) Windows 7
12 4 (5.26%) Linux
12 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
13 3 (3.95%) SQL
13 3 (3.95%) MS Office
13 3 (3.95%) SLA
13 3 (3.95%) Remedy
13 3 (3.95%) ITSM
13 3 (3.95%) Remedy ITSM
13 3 (3.95%) SCCM
13 3 (3.95%) Time Management

Installations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Installations 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 Installations Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.63%) Apache
1 2 (2.63%) SAS
1 2 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) LAN
2 2 (2.63%) UMTS
2 2 (2.63%) Firewall
2 2 (2.63%) GSM
2 2 (2.63%) LTE
3 1 (1.32%) ATM
3 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.32%) Wireless
3 1 (1.32%) IPsec
3 1 (1.32%) VLAN
3 1 (1.32%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.32%) VoIP
3 1 (1.32%) WAN
3 1 (1.32%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.32%) VPN
3 1 (1.32%) SAN
3 1 (1.32%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) MySQL
General
1 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.63%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) JSP
2 2 (2.63%) HTML
3 1 (1.32%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.63%) Clustering
1 2 (2.63%) CMDB
2 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.32%) CESG
2 1 (1.32%) CCTV
2 1 (1.32%) EPoS
2 1 (1.32%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Windows
2 5 (6.58%) Windows XP
2 5 (6.58%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.26%) Linux
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.63%) SUSE
6 1 (1.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) Network Design
2 9 (11.84%) Mentoring
3 7 (9.21%) Migration
4 5 (6.58%) ITIL
5 3 (3.95%) ITSM
5 3 (3.95%) Time Management
6 2 (2.63%) Computer Security
6 2 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.63%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.63%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.63%) Project Management
6 2 (2.63%) Change Management
7 1 (1.32%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.32%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.32%) Change Control
7 1 (1.32%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.32%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.32%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.95%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.63%) Java
2 2 (2.63%) PHP
3 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.47%) CCNA
3 11 (14.47%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.63%) CCNP
5 1 (1.32%) HP AIS
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.32%) ECDL
5 1 (1.32%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) HNC
5 1 (1.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) JSP 440
2 3 (3.95%) SLA
3 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.63%) QA
3 2 (2.63%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.32%) XenServer
3 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) SCCM
2 2 (2.63%) SCOM
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.32%) DameWare
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) Cisco
2 16 (21.05%) HP
3 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 12 (15.79%) McAfee
4 3 (3.95%) Remedy
5 2 (2.63%) Symantec
5 2 (2.63%) Dell
5 2 (2.63%) BMC
5 2 (2.63%) NEC
5 2 (2.63%) VMware
5 2 (2.63%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.63%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.32%) Huawei
6 1 (1.32%) Polycom
6 1 (1.32%) Mitel
6 1 (1.32%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
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