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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Installation Engineer
UK
Rank 568 614 584
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -30
Contract jobs requiring an Installations Engineer 29 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.029% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.030% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 13
Median daily rate £150 £288 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £173 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £385 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £223 £253
% change year-on-year
-46.06% -12.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £11.33 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.89% +8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £28.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-60.24% +137.50%

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
42416 49363 49659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 95.02% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27693 31769 30532
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1656 1924
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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
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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Installations Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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 +40 26 £120 -58.26% 3
South East - 7 £153 -
North West - 6 £115 -
London +14 4 £285 -18.57%
South West +9 4 £205 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £200 -
Lancashire - 4 £115 -
Wales +11 3 £288 -
East of England -1 3 £175 -
Newport - 3 £288 -
South Wales - 3 £288 -
East Midlands +7 2 £195 -29.09%
Hampshire - 2 £100 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £290 -
Trowbridge - 2 £120 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £188 -
Wiltshire - 2 £120 -
Leicester +9 1 £115 -
Nottingham +7 1 £275 -
Leicestershire +4 1 £115 -
Nottinghamshire +1 1 £275 -
Kent - 1 £115 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £115 -
Berkshire - 1 £115 -
East Sussex - 1 £115 -
Cheshire - 1 £180 -
Worcester - 1 £115 -
Watford - 1 £115 -
Liverpool - 1 £115 -
Telford - 1 £115 -

Installations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 24 (31.17%) Security Cleared
2 18 (23.38%) SC Cleared
2 18 (23.38%) Driving Licence
2 18 (23.38%) EPoS
3 15 (19.48%) LAN
3 15 (19.48%) Telecoms
4 13 (16.88%) Windows
5 12 (15.58%) Cisco
6 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 11 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 10 (12.99%) WAN
8 9 (11.69%) CCNA
8 9 (11.69%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (9.09%) CCNP
9 7 (9.09%) Windows Server
9 7 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
9 7 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (6.49%) CCTV
10 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (6.49%) Office 365
10 5 (6.49%) VMware
10 5 (6.49%) C
10 5 (6.49%) Juniper
11 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
11 4 (5.19%) Intel Security
11 4 (5.19%) MS Office
11 4 (5.19%) Linux
11 4 (5.19%) Electronics
11 4 (5.19%) Blue Coat

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.19%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Office
2 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.48%) LAN
2 10 (12.99%) WAN
3 7 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
4 4 (5.19%) Skype
5 3 (3.90%) ATM
6 2 (2.60%) DWDM
6 2 (2.60%) OSPF
6 2 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.30%) DSLAM
7 1 (1.30%) Firewall
7 1 (1.30%) Junos
7 1 (1.30%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (19.48%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.19%) Electronics
3 2 (2.60%) Local Government
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) Driving Licence
1 18 (23.38%) EPoS
2 5 (6.49%) CCTV
3 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.90%) CESG
5 2 (2.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.88%) Windows
2 7 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.19%) Linux
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.30%) CentOS
6 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (2.60%) Asset Management
2 2 (2.60%) Configuration Management
2 2 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (2.60%) ITIL
2 2 (2.60%) Network Design
2 2 (2.60%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (2.60%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (2.60%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (1.30%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (1.30%) ITSM
3 1 (1.30%) Mentoring
3 1 (1.30%) PRINCE
3 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2
3 1 (1.30%) Project Management
3 1 (1.30%) Requirements Management
3 1 (1.30%) Security Patching
3 1 (1.30%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (1.30%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.49%) C
2 2 (2.60%) SQL
3 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (31.17%) Security Cleared
2 18 (23.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 9 (11.69%) CCNA
4 9 (11.69%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (9.09%) CCNP
6 3 (3.90%) HNC
7 1 (1.30%) BICSI Certification
7 1 (1.30%) BICSI RCDD
7 1 (1.30%) Degree
7 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.30%) KVM
2 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.30%) SCOM
3 1 (1.30%) SCSM
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Cisco
2 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.49%) Juniper
3 5 (6.49%) VMware
4 4 (5.19%) Blue Coat
4 4 (5.19%) Intel Security
5 3 (3.90%) Riverbed
5 3 (3.90%) Virgin Media
6 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.30%) Ciena
7 1 (1.30%) Dell
7 1 (1.30%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (1.30%) F5
7 1 (1.30%) HP
7 1 (1.30%) Meraki
7 1 (1.30%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.30%) Openreach
7 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.30%) Symantec