The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Project Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Engineer
Rank 593 537 567
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 48 98 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 47 26
Median daily rate £303 £315 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £225 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £453 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
-10.15% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £33.67 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.16% +158.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £33.67 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-33.16% +158.96%

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
52905 53749 52268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.91% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34482 32631 31888
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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 median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2150 2151
Median hourly rate £17.56 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% -
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 median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Project Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Project Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Project Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Project Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Project Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Project Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Project Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Project Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Project 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 Project Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 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 -53 42 £345 +7.81% 15
South East -30 15 £350 -16.66% 3
London -31 10 £350 +16.66% 5
Bristol +1 7 £285 -18.57% 1
South West -12 7 £285 -0.86% 2
North West -4 5 £263 -17.64%
Hampshire -5 5 £400 -5.88%
Berkshire -3 4 £288 +4.54% 1
Surrey -9 4 £350 -
Lancashire +5 3 £375 +4.16%
East of England -3 3 £450 +71.42%
Northern Ireland - 3 £81 -
County Antrim - 3 £81 -
Belfast - 3 £81 -
Farnborough - 3 £400 -
Essex +8 2 £450 +80.00%
Manchester -5 2 £246 -22.74%
Reading -6 2 £288 +4.54%
Chorley - 2 £375 -
Buckinghamshire +8 1 £350 -
Oxfordshire +7 1 £305 +35.55% 2
Milton Keynes +6 1 £350 -
West Midlands -11 1 £240 +6.66% 2
Halesowen - 1 £240 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £130 -
Scotland - 1 £130 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £150 -
Southampton - 1 £175 -
Winchester - 1 £375 -
Preston - 1 £200 -

Project Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Project 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 Project Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (23.23%) VMware
2 20 (20.20%) Windows
3 18 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 16 (16.16%) SC Cleared
4 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
5 15 (15.15%) Cisco
6 14 (14.14%) Active Directory
7 13 (13.13%) Windows Server
8 12 (12.12%) Citrix
8 12 (12.12%) Project Management
9 11 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (11.11%) Finance
10 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (10.10%) Firewall
11 9 (9.09%) WAN
11 9 (9.09%) Data Centre
12 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (8.08%) vSphere
12 8 (8.08%) Hyper-V
12 8 (8.08%) MCSE
12 8 (8.08%) ITIL
12 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (8.08%) Telecoms
13 7 (7.07%) EPoS
13 7 (7.07%) CCNA
13 7 (7.07%) SharePoint
13 7 (7.07%) LAN
14 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (6.06%) Time Management
14 6 (6.06%) SAN

Project 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 7 (7.07%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (5.05%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (4.04%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.03%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.02%) IIS
6 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.01%) nginx
6 1 (1.01%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) MS Project
3 3 (3.03%) MS Office
4 2 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Primavera
1 1 (1.01%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Office 365
2 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.01%) IaaS
3 1 (1.01%) SaaS
3 1 (1.01%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) Firewall
2 9 (9.09%) WAN
3 7 (7.07%) LAN
4 6 (6.06%) SAN
4 6 (6.06%) Wireless
5 4 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (4.04%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.04%) VLAN
6 3 (3.03%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.02%) DMZ
7 2 (2.02%) DNS
7 2 (2.02%) DVB
7 2 (2.02%) Internet
7 2 (2.02%) Network Security
7 2 (2.02%) VoIP
8 1 (1.01%) 3G
8 1 (1.01%) BGP
8 1 (1.01%) OSPF
8 1 (1.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.01%) DB2
2 1 (1.01%) Infinispan
2 1 (1.01%) MySQL
2 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.01%) Redis
2 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (11.11%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.03%) Retail
4 2 (2.02%) German Language
4 2 (2.02%) Military
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.02%) COM
2 1 (1.01%) HTML
2 1 (1.01%) Java EE
2 1 (1.01%) Play Framework
2 1 (1.01%) RESTful
2 1 (1.01%) SGML
2 1 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.07%) EPoS
4 5 (5.05%) Clustering
5 3 (3.03%) BBC
5 3 (3.03%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.02%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.02%) PKI
6 2 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.01%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.01%) iDTV
7 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) VAX
7 1 (1.01%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.20%) Windows
2 13 (13.13%) Windows Server
3 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.04%) Linux
6 4 (4.04%) Unix
6 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.01%) AIX
7 1 (1.01%) Android
7 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.01%) VMS
7 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.12%) Project Management
2 8 (8.08%) ITIL
3 6 (6.06%) Change Management
3 6 (6.06%) Time Management
4 5 (5.05%) Migration
5 4 (4.04%) CRM
5 4 (4.04%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.03%) Facilities Management
6 3 (3.03%) Network Design
7 2 (2.02%) Change Control
7 2 (2.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.02%) Line Management
7 2 (2.02%) Network Architecture
7 2 (2.02%) Network Management
7 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.02%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (2.02%) SDLC
7 2 (2.02%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.02%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.03%) Java
2 2 (2.02%) C
2 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.02%) SQL
3 1 (1.01%) DCL
Qualifications
1 18 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.16%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (8.08%) MCSE
4 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (7.07%) CCNA
6 6 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (5.05%) Degree
7 5 (5.05%) HNC
8 4 (4.04%) HND
8 4 (4.04%) MCSA
9 3 (3.03%) CCNP
9 3 (3.03%) MCITP
10 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.01%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (1.01%) CISSP
11 1 (1.01%) MCTS
11 1 (1.01%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) Def Stans
System Software
1 14 (14.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.08%) Hyper-V
2 8 (8.08%) vSphere
3 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.03%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.01%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) SCCM
2 2 (2.02%) OPNET
3 1 (1.01%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.01%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (23.23%) VMware
2 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
3 15 (15.15%) Cisco
4 12 (12.12%) Citrix
5 5 (5.05%) Oracle
6 4 (4.04%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.04%) Ericsson
6 4 (4.04%) HP
6 4 (4.04%) IBM
7 3 (3.03%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.03%) EMC
7 3 (3.03%) SAP
8 2 (2.02%) Dell
8 2 (2.02%) F5
8 2 (2.02%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.02%) Infor
8 2 (2.02%) Lotus
8 2 (2.02%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.02%) SolarWinds
Twickenham
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £28 - 31 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Halesowen
Venturi
Rate: £200.00 - £280.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago