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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Installation Engineer
Rank 645 598 581
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Installations Engineer 13 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.059% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.062% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 18
Average daily rate £166 £85 £134
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.58% -36.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £85 £91
10% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £195 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £103 £85 £134
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -36.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Average hourly rate £18.75 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 £12.18
% change year-on-year
- +10.88%

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
53058 52916 51575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32091 31451
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2122 2107
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 2016.

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 20 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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -41 13 £166 +95.58% 5
London +2 9 £259 -
East Midlands - 2 £189 -
Nottingham - 2 £189 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £189 -
South West +9 1 - - 1
Wales +1 1 - - 1
Yorkshire 0 1 £103 +20.58% 2
Hampshire 0 1 - -
Birmingham -1 1 £103 +20.58%
West Midlands -7 1 £103 +20.58% 1
South East -24 1 - - 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
Mid Wales - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £103 - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 £103 - 2
Newquay - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
New Quay - 1 - -
Ceredigion - 1 - -

Installations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (27.78%) SCCM
2 9 (25.00%) Windows
3 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
4 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.89%) Ericsson
5 5 (13.89%) MS Office
5 5 (13.89%) Finance
5 5 (13.89%) Migration
6 4 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (11.11%) Network Design
6 4 (11.11%) Degree
6 4 (11.11%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 4 (11.11%) LAN
6 4 (11.11%) Symantec
7 3 (8.33%) AutoCAD
7 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.33%) PRINCE
7 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (8.33%) HP
7 3 (8.33%) Linux
7 3 (8.33%) Leaflet
7 3 (8.33%) BICSI Certification
7 3 (8.33%) BICSI RCDD

Installations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Endur
1 1 (2.78%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (5.56%) DVB
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) LDAP
3 1 (2.78%) Skype
3 1 (2.78%) VLAN
3 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Leaflet
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (2.78%) SOAP
2 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) BBC
2 2 (5.56%) EPoS
3 1 (2.78%) 3D Printing
3 1 (2.78%) CESG
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Migration
2 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 4 (11.11%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) Network Design
2 4 (11.11%) Project Management
3 3 (8.33%) PRINCE
3 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.78%) Change Management
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.78%) ETRM
5 1 (2.78%) Image Processing
5 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing Engineering
5 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.78%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
1 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) BICSI Certification
3 3 (8.33%) BICSI RCDD
3 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) CCNA
5 1 (2.78%) CCNP
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) HNC
5 1 (2.78%) MCITP
5 1 (2.78%) MCP
5 1 (2.78%) MCSA
5 1 (2.78%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) SCCM
2 4 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Ericsson
3 4 (11.11%) Symantec
4 3 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Arqiva
5 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.78%) NEC
5 1 (2.78%) OpenText
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) VMware