The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had PC Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PC Engineer
Rank 635 639 621
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs requiring a PC Engineer 22 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.038% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.040% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 5
Median daily rate £130 £110 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.72% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £100 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £135 £135
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £110 £73
% change year-on-year
+17.72% +51.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 12
Median hourly rate £11.80 £13.75 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.18% +10.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.80 £13.75 £12.22
% change year-on-year
-14.18% +12.49%

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
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

PC Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured PC Engineer in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PC Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

PC Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PC Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +26 18 £130 -4.07%
South West +8 5 £125 -7.40%
South East +12 4 £142 +5.18%
London -5 4 £121 -6.73%
Wiltshire +12 3 £130 -4.07%
Berkshire - 3 £142 -
Swindon - 3 £130 -
West Midlands -22 2 £120 +20.00%
Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £142 -
Scotland - 2 £100 -
East of England +5 1 - -
Hertfordshire +2 1 - -
Watford -2 1 - -
Tamworth - 1 £120 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Halifax - 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £85 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £85 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £120 -
Edinburgh - 1 £100 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £100 -

PC Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, PC 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 PC Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.51%) Driving Licence
4 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.82%) NHS
6 4 (10.26%) C
6 4 (10.26%) Office 365
7 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
7 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
7 3 (7.69%) LANDesk
7 3 (7.69%) MS Office
7 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
8 2 (5.13%) ITIL
8 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
8 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
8 2 (5.13%) Service Management
8 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
8 2 (5.13%) Migration
8 2 (5.13%) DBS Check
9 1 (2.56%) Escalation Management
9 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.56%) Skype
9 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
9 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
9 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet

PC 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 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) DHCP
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (2.56%) Skype
1 1 (2.56%) WAN
1 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.56%) Wireless
General
1 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Driving Licence
2 5 (12.82%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (2.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.56%) Android
5 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (5.13%) ITIL
1 2 (5.13%) Migration
1 2 (5.13%) Service Management
2 1 (2.56%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (2.56%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) C
2 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Firmware
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) LANDesk
3 1 (2.56%) Apple
3 1 (2.56%) Citrix
3 1 (2.56%) Dell
3 1 (2.56%) HP