The table below looks at the statistics for the PC 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 PC Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PC Engineer
Rank 572 574 539
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -35
Contract jobs requiring a PC Engineer 24 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.040% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.043% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 2
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£100 £118 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -66.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £104 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £143 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £100 £135 £350
% change year-on-year
-25.92% -61.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £10.50 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -32.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.02 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.07 £15.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.13 £10.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+34.52% -32.25%

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
49251 48960 43769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30638 30338 25166
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1929 1993 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

PC Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PC Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PC Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PC Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PC Engineer within the UK.

PC Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PC Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PC Engineer within the UK.

PC Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PC Engineer
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PC Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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 -19 24 £100 -14.89% 2
South East +6 10 £180 - 1
London +3 6 £165 +52.77%
Surrey +17 5 - -
West Midlands -5 5 £100 -
North West -15 3 £130 -
Hampshire - 3 - - 1
Farnborough - 3 - - 1
Staines - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 £130 -
Merseyside - 2 £130 -
City of London +14 1 - -
South West +11 1 £85 -
Manchester -5 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £180 -
Slough - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £180 -

PC Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited PC 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 PC Engineer in their job title.

1 25 (65.79%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) Windows 7
3 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
5 10 (26.32%) Mac OS X
5 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 9 (23.68%) MS Office
7 7 (18.42%) SCCM
7 7 (18.42%) Windows 8
8 6 (15.79%) Mac OS
8 6 (15.79%) Citrix
9 4 (10.53%) UNIX
9 4 (10.53%) Cisco
10 3 (7.89%) VPN
10 3 (7.89%) Linux
10 3 (7.89%) ITIL
10 3 (7.89%) MCP
10 3 (7.89%) MCSE
10 3 (7.89%) MCSA
10 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
10 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (7.89%) EPoS
10 3 (7.89%) Migration
11 2 (5.26%) Firewall
11 2 (5.26%) Apple
11 2 (5.26%) Finance
11 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
11 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
11 2 (5.26%) Banking
11 2 (5.26%) NHS

PC Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited PC 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 PC Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.63%) InDesign
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.89%) VPN
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) WAN
3 2 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) DHCP
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) FileMaker
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Publishing
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) EPoS
2 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.26%) NHS
2 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) Windows 7
3 10 (26.32%) Mac OS X
4 7 (18.42%) Windows 8
5 6 (15.79%) Mac OS
6 4 (10.53%) UNIX
7 3 (7.89%) Linux
8 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.89%) ITIL
1 3 (7.89%) Migration
2 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
2 1 (2.63%) ITSM
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) MCP
1 3 (7.89%) MCSE
1 3 (7.89%) MCSA
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) DameWare
2 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Citrix
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) Apple
4 2 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) EMC
5 1 (2.63%) Adobe
5 1 (2.63%) Lotus
5 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.63%) Remedy
5 1 (2.63%) McAfee
5 1 (2.63%) Clearswift
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
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