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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Installation Engineer
Rank 575 519 559
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +40
Contract jobs requiring an Installations Engineer 31 55 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.10% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.11% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 18
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£248 £137 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.17% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £90 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £327 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £185 £120
% change year-on-year
+24.32% +54.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 4
Average hourly rate £16.17 £16.20 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.16% -53.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.84 £15.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £17.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.85 £16.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.69% -53.71%

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
52499 48968 54351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.83% 92.75% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29332 30408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2057 2099 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 September 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 September 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 -55 30 £248 +45.58% 14
London +5 10 £250 +98.41% 6
South East -12 8 £230 -30.30% 4
Hampshire -13 5 £239 -27.65% 3
West Midlands - 5 £265 -
City of London - 2 £398 -
Birmingham - 2 £213 -
Reading +13 1 £200 -
Berkshire +7 1 £200 -
Yorkshire -1 1 £300 -
East of England -36 1 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £100 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Basingstoke - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - - 2
Wallingford - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hull - - - -

Installations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 18 (31.58%) Cisco
2 13 (22.81%) HP
2 13 (22.81%) SC Cleared
2 13 (22.81%) Security Cleared
3 11 (19.30%) Windows
4 10 (17.54%) CCNA
4 10 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (17.54%) McAfee
5 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 8 (14.04%) LAN
7 7 (12.28%) JSP
7 7 (12.28%) Mentoring
7 7 (12.28%) JSP 440
7 7 (12.28%) Network Design
8 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
8 6 (10.53%) Windows XP
9 5 (8.77%) MS Office
9 5 (8.77%) C
9 5 (8.77%) Huawei
10 4 (7.02%) SCCM
10 4 (7.02%) SLA
10 4 (7.02%) SAN
11 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (5.26%) Symantec
11 3 (5.26%) Wireless
11 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
11 3 (5.26%) VMware
11 3 (5.26%) DNS
11 3 (5.26%) ITIL

Installations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (3.51%) Apache
1 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.51%) SAS
1 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Office
2 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) LAN
2 4 (7.02%) SAN
3 3 (5.26%) Wireless
3 3 (5.26%) DNS
4 2 (3.51%) Firewall
4 2 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.51%) VoIP
4 2 (3.51%) WAN
4 2 (3.51%) DHCP
5 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.75%) VPN
5 1 (1.75%) TACACS
5 1 (1.75%) IPsec
5 1 (1.75%) VLAN
5 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) MySQL
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Local Government
3 1 (1.75%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) JSP
2 2 (3.51%) HTML
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) CMDB
2 1 (1.75%) EPoS
2 1 (1.75%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (1.75%) NHS
2 1 (1.75%) Firmware
2 1 (1.75%) Clustering
2 1 (1.75%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Windows XP
2 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.26%) Linux
4 2 (3.51%) SUSE
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.28%) Network Design
1 7 (12.28%) Mentoring
2 3 (5.26%) Asset Management
2 3 (5.26%) ITIL
3 2 (3.51%) ITSM
3 2 (3.51%) Migration
3 2 (3.51%) Business Continuity
3 2 (3.51%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (3.51%) Time Management
3 2 (3.51%) Network Architecture
3 2 (3.51%) Change Control
3 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (1.75%) SOA
4 1 (1.75%) CAD
4 1 (1.75%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (1.75%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) C
2 2 (3.51%) Java
2 2 (3.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) SC Cleared
1 13 (22.81%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.54%) CCNA
2 10 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.51%) CCNP
4 2 (3.51%) MCITP
5 1 (1.75%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.75%) MCSE
5 1 (1.75%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) JSP 440
2 4 (7.02%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.51%) XenApp
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) SCOM
3 2 (3.51%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.75%) WSUS
4 1 (1.75%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Cisco
2 13 (22.81%) HP
3 10 (17.54%) McAfee
4 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.77%) Huawei
6 3 (5.26%) VMware
6 3 (5.26%) Symantec
7 2 (3.51%) Remedy
7 2 (3.51%) Meru Networks
7 2 (3.51%) EMC
7 2 (3.51%) Citrix
7 2 (3.51%) Juniper
7 2 (3.51%) BMC
7 2 (3.51%) Apple
8 1 (1.75%) Dell
8 1 (1.75%) IBM
8 1 (1.75%) Mitel
8 1 (1.75%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.75%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.75%) F5
Hampshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago