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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Installation Engineer
Rank 537 529 516
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Installations Engineer 41 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.057% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.062% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 7
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£275 £235 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.85% +28.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £140 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £395 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £253 £235 £183
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +28.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.25 £14.92 £13.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.89% +13.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £14.46 £10.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £15.38 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £14.92 £13.10
% change year-on-year
-17.23% +13.91%

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
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Installations Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Installations Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 January 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 -12 37 £267 +13.50% 5
London +11 13 £294 +57.93%
West Midlands +3 8 £240 +1.05% 1
South East -22 5 £158 - 2
Hampshire - 4 £158 - 1
North West -2 3 - - 1
Yorkshire -7 3 - -
East Midlands +6 2 - -
South Yorkshire +2 2 - -
Birmingham +2 2 - - 1
Sheffield -1 2 - -
City of London - 2 £550 -
Reading +7 1 - -
Berkshire 0 1 - -
Scotland -9 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Newport - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Kent - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
North East - - - -
Suffolk - - - -

Installations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 17 (22.67%) Cisco
2 16 (21.33%) HP
2 16 (21.33%) Security Cleared
3 15 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 13 (17.33%) McAfee
4 13 (17.33%) Windows
5 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (14.67%) CCNA
6 11 (14.67%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (14.67%) LAN
6 11 (14.67%) Network Design
7 10 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 9 (12.00%) JSP 440
8 9 (12.00%) JSP
9 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (8.00%) Migration
10 5 (6.67%) Project Management
10 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
11 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
11 4 (5.33%) Windows XP
12 3 (4.00%) Linux
12 3 (4.00%) ITIL
12 3 (4.00%) SQL
12 3 (4.00%) MS Office
12 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (4.00%) Riverbed
12 3 (4.00%) QA
12 3 (4.00%) Blue Coat

Installations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (2.67%) Lync
2 1 (1.33%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) LAN
2 2 (2.67%) LTE
2 2 (2.67%) GSM
2 2 (2.67%) UMTS
3 1 (1.33%) ATM
3 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.33%) Firewall
3 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) MySQL
General
1 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.67%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) JSP
2 1 (1.33%) HTML
2 1 (1.33%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.67%) CESG
1 2 (2.67%) Clustering
2 1 (1.33%) EPoS
2 1 (1.33%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.33%) CMDB
2 1 (1.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.33%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.00%) Linux
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.33%) VMS
6 1 (1.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.67%) Network Design
2 10 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 6 (8.00%) Migration
4 5 (6.67%) Project Management
5 3 (4.00%) ITIL
6 2 (2.67%) Time Management
6 2 (2.67%) Computer Security
6 2 (2.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.67%) ITSM
6 2 (2.67%) Change Management
7 1 (1.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.33%) Validation
7 1 (1.33%) Coaching
7 1 (1.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.33%) Network Planning
7 1 (1.33%) Logistics
7 1 (1.33%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.33%) C
3 1 (1.33%) Java
3 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.67%) CCNA
3 11 (14.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.67%) CCNP
4 2 (2.67%) HNC
5 1 (1.33%) MCSE
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.33%) ECDL
5 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) HP AIS
5 1 (1.33%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) JSP 440
2 3 (4.00%) QA
3 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.67%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.33%) XenServer
3 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.33%) DameWare
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) Cisco
2 16 (21.33%) HP
3 13 (17.33%) McAfee
4 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.00%) Riverbed
5 3 (4.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.67%) VMware
6 2 (2.67%) NEC
6 2 (2.67%) Dell
6 2 (2.67%) Symantec
6 2 (2.67%) Remedy
7 1 (1.33%) BMC
7 1 (1.33%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.33%) Polycom
7 1 (1.33%) Huawei
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