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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Installation Engineer
Rank 556 564 527
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -37
Contract jobs requiring an Installations Engineer 53 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.051% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.055% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 15 8
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£85 £225 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.22% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £80 £117 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £395 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £85 £186 £185
% change year-on-year
-54.36% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.52% +23.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £8.75 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+42.80% -45.98%

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
50702 48981 45586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.56% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32009 29925 26397
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1910 1955 2127
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 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
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 6 July 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 +9 44 £85 -62.22% 1
South East -6 8 £85 -75.71%
London 0 7 £190 -15.55%
Wales - 7 £85 -
Birmingham +8 6 £85 - 1
West Midlands +4 6 £85 -73.84% 1
South Wales - 5 £85 -
Cardiff - 5 £85 -
Yorkshire - 5 £85 -
South West -5 4 £100 -18.36%
East of England +2 3 £70 -80.00%
North West - 3 £85 -
Kent - 3 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 2 £80 -40.74%
Tyne and Wear -21 2 £80 -40.74%
North East -22 2 £80 -40.74%
North Wales - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 £85 -
Flintshire - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £91 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £85 -
Norfolk - 2 £75 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £85 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £85 -
Leeds - 2 £85 -
Liverpool - 2 £85 -
Glasgow +2 1 £85 -26.08%
Scotland +1 1 £85 -26.08%
Northern Ireland -4 1 £100 -24.52%
Essex -11 1 £70 -80.00%

Installations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 38 (40.00%) EPoS
2 29 (30.53%) Chip and PIN
3 11 (11.58%) Windows
4 10 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 9 (9.47%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.26%) MS Office
8 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.21%) CCNA
8 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
8 4 (4.21%) DHCP
8 4 (4.21%) Cisco
8 4 (4.21%) NHS
8 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (4.21%) Finance
8 4 (4.21%) Migration
8 4 (4.21%) VMware
8 4 (4.21%) BT
9 3 (3.16%) Wireless
9 3 (3.16%) McAfee
9 3 (3.16%) Project Management
9 3 (3.16%) Network Design
9 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.16%) DNS
9 3 (3.16%) HP
9 3 (3.16%) CCNP
9 3 (3.16%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.16%) LAN

Installations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.05%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MS Office
2 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) DHCP
2 3 (3.16%) LAN
2 3 (3.16%) Wireless
2 3 (3.16%) DNS
3 1 (1.05%) Internet
3 1 (1.05%) Firewall
3 1 (1.05%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.05%) VLAN
3 1 (1.05%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.05%) NAS
3 1 (1.05%) ATM
3 1 (1.05%) VPN
General
1 4 (4.21%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.05%) HTML
1 1 (1.05%) JSP
1 1 (1.05%) X-Windows
1 1 (1.05%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (40.00%) EPoS
2 29 (30.53%) Chip and PIN
3 4 (4.21%) NHS
4 2 (2.11%) CESG
4 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.05%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.58%) Windows
2 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.16%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.16%) Windows 8
3 3 (3.16%) Windows XP
3 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.11%) Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (4.21%) Migration
2 3 (3.16%) Network Design
2 3 (3.16%) Project Management
2 3 (3.16%) Data Protection
3 2 (2.11%) Mentoring
3 2 (2.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.05%) Coaching
4 1 (1.05%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (1.05%) ITIL
4 1 (1.05%) CRM
4 1 (1.05%) Image Processing
4 1 (1.05%) Capacity Management
4 1 (1.05%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (1.05%) Service Management
4 1 (1.05%) Quality Management
4 1 (1.05%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.05%) Change Management
4 1 (1.05%) Validation
4 1 (1.05%) Logistics
4 1 (1.05%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.05%) Java
1 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.05%) PHP
1 1 (1.05%) SQL
1 1 (1.05%) Groovy
1 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.47%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.21%) CCNA
3 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.16%) CCNP
5 2 (2.11%) HNC
6 1 (1.05%) MCP
6 1 (1.05%) Degree
6 1 (1.05%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.05%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.21%) Cisco
2 4 (4.21%) BT
2 4 (4.21%) VMware
3 3 (3.16%) McAfee
3 3 (3.16%) HP
4 2 (2.11%) Blue Coat
4 2 (2.11%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.05%) Acronis
5 1 (1.05%) Lumension
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.05%) Wyse
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