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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Engineer
Rank 592 554 562
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 51 87 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 58 19
Median daily rate £325 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £320 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.46% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £47.33 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.46% +82.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £47.33 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.46% +82.03%

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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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
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 26 June 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 -28 50 £325 +1.56% 12
London +18 16 £363 -12.12% 6
South East -6 13 £288 -31.95%
South West -1 8 £335 -13.54% 1
North West -23 8 £293 -5.26% 3
Bristol +13 7 £335 +40.31%
Berkshire -6 5 £220 +37.50%
Merseyside - 5 £325 -
Wirral - 4 £325 -
East of England +14 3 £450 +80.00%
Surrey -5 3 £175 -32.69%
Kent +5 2 £461 -
Essex +4 2 £450 +80.00%
Cheshire -9 2 £180 -16.27% 2
Reading - 2 £288 -
Warrington - 2 £180 -
Milton Keynes +14 1 £350 -12.50%
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £350 -
East Midlands +3 1 £350 +0.28% 1
Maidenhead -2 1 £205 +28.12%
West Midlands -21 1 £240 -19.32% 1
Halesowen - 1 £240 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 - -
Tonbridge - 1 £463 -
Northampton - 1 £350 -
Oxford - 1 £305 -
Redhill - 1 £175 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £305 -

Project Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 27 (25.23%) Windows
2 24 (22.43%) Cisco
3 21 (19.63%) VMware
4 19 (17.76%) Active Directory
5 16 (14.95%) Project Management
5 16 (14.95%) Security Cleared
6 15 (14.02%) SC Cleared
6 15 (14.02%) Citrix
7 14 (13.08%) Windows Server
8 13 (12.15%) Data Centre
8 13 (12.15%) Microsoft
8 13 (12.15%) PRINCE2
8 13 (12.15%) Finance
9 12 (11.21%) ITIL
9 12 (11.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (9.35%) Firewall
11 9 (8.41%) Migration
11 9 (8.41%) Linux
11 9 (8.41%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (8.41%) HP
11 9 (8.41%) SCCM
12 8 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (7.48%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (7.48%) Hyper-V
12 8 (7.48%) WAN
12 8 (7.48%) SharePoint
12 8 (7.48%) Change Management
12 8 (7.48%) Clustering
13 7 (6.54%) Wireless
13 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003

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 8 (7.48%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.54%) IIS
3 5 (4.67%) Apache
4 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.80%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.80%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.80%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.80%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.87%) JBoss
6 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.93%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) MS Project
2 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) Office 365
2 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.35%) Firewall
2 8 (7.48%) WAN
3 7 (6.54%) DNS
3 7 (6.54%) Wireless
4 6 (5.61%) Internet
4 6 (5.61%) IP Telephony
4 6 (5.61%) LAN
5 5 (4.67%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (4.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (4.67%) MPLS
5 5 (4.67%) SAN
6 3 (2.80%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (2.80%) SSL
6 3 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.87%) BGP
7 2 (1.87%) DHCP
7 2 (1.87%) DMZ
7 2 (1.87%) OSPF
7 2 (1.87%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) MySQL
2 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.93%) DB2
3 1 (0.93%) DTS
3 1 (0.93%) Infinispan
3 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.93%) Redis
3 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (12.15%) Finance
2 6 (5.61%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.87%) German Language
3 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.87%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) LAMP
2 2 (1.87%) .NET
2 2 (1.87%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.87%) COM
2 2 (1.87%) JSP
3 1 (0.93%) HTML
3 1 (0.93%) Java EE
3 1 (0.93%) Play Framework
3 1 (0.93%) RESTful
3 1 (0.93%) SGML
3 1 (0.93%) WAMP
3 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.48%) Clustering
3 5 (4.67%) PMI
4 4 (3.74%) EPoS
5 3 (2.80%) CMDB
5 3 (2.80%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.87%) PKI
6 2 (1.87%) Replication
6 2 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.93%) BBC
7 1 (0.93%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.93%) VAX
7 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.23%) Windows
2 14 (13.08%) Windows Server
3 12 (11.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (8.41%) Linux
5 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.67%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.80%) Unix
8 2 (1.87%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.93%) AIX
9 1 (0.93%) Android
9 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.93%) VMS
9 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.95%) Project Management
2 13 (12.15%) PRINCE2
3 12 (11.21%) ITIL
4 9 (8.41%) Migration
5 8 (7.48%) Change Management
5 8 (7.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (6.54%) Network Design
7 6 (5.61%) Time Management
8 5 (4.67%) Capacity Management
8 5 (4.67%) Email Migration
8 5 (4.67%) Identity Management
8 5 (4.67%) Network Architecture
8 5 (4.67%) Network Management
8 5 (4.67%) Security Management
8 5 (4.67%) Server Building
9 4 (3.74%) CRM
10 3 (2.80%) Facilities Management
11 2 (1.87%) Load Balancing
11 2 (1.87%) Logistics
11 2 (1.87%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.61%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.67%) Java
2 5 (4.67%) PHP
3 4 (3.74%) SQL
4 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.93%) C
4 1 (0.93%) DCL
Qualifications
1 16 (14.95%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.02%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.41%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.67%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.74%) CCNA
6 4 (3.74%) CCNP
6 4 (3.74%) MCITP
6 4 (3.74%) MCSE
6 4 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.80%) Degree
7 3 (2.80%) MCTS
8 2 (1.87%) HNC
8 2 (1.87%) MCSA
8 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.87%) RHCE
9 1 (0.93%) APMP
9 1 (0.93%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.93%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) SLA
2 2 (1.87%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 19 (17.76%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.48%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.74%) vSphere
5 3 (2.80%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.87%) UAG
7 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (8.41%) SCCM
2 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (4.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (4.67%) OPNET
3 5 (4.67%) Puppet
3 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.93%) SCOM
4 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (22.43%) Cisco
2 21 (19.63%) VMware
3 15 (14.02%) Citrix
4 13 (12.15%) Microsoft
5 9 (8.41%) HP
6 6 (5.61%) Riverbed
7 5 (4.67%) Brocade
7 5 (4.67%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.67%) Nortel
7 5 (4.67%) Oracle
7 5 (4.67%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.67%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.74%) F5
8 4 (3.74%) IBM
8 4 (3.74%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.80%) Ericsson
9 3 (2.80%) Tufin
10 2 (1.87%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.87%) Infor
10 2 (1.87%) SAP
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