The first table below looks at the demand for the Project 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 Project Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Engineer
Rank 525 511 453
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -58
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 62 33 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.069% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.075% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 43
Average daily rate £375 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £238 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 19
Average hourly rate £13.00 £25.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.01% -53.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £25.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-49.01% -53.63%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Project Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -62 52 £350 +27.27% 32
London -9 21 £375 +36.36% 4
South East -9 9 £300 +11.11% 7
City of London -8 8 £325 +4.00% 2
East of England -20 7 £170 -57.50% 2
Cambridgeshire - 5 - -
Berkshire -5 4 £338 - 1
Scotland -8 4 £375 -21.05% 2
South West -19 3 £288 - 6
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
Leeds - 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
Cardiff - 2 - - 2
Wales - 2 - - 2
West Midlands - 2 £475 - 6
South Wales - 2 - - 2
East Midlands - 2 £380 - 2
Aberdeen +4 1 £375 -21.05% 1
Cheshire -14 1 - - 1
North West -28 1 - - 3
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £380 - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £380 -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
St Neots - - - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Watford - - - - 2

Project Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Project 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 Project Engineer in their job title.

1 48 (45.71%) Windows
2 33 (31.43%) Microsoft
3 29 (27.62%) Active Directory
4 28 (26.67%) VMware
5 24 (22.86%) Cisco
6 23 (21.90%) Security Cleared
7 20 (19.05%) SharePoint
7 20 (19.05%) MS Office
7 20 (19.05%) Firewall
8 18 (17.14%) Migration
8 18 (17.14%) vSphere
8 18 (17.14%) SC Cleared
9 17 (16.19%) SQL Server
10 15 (14.29%) Citrix
10 15 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (13.33%) MS Project
11 14 (13.33%) MS Exchange
11 14 (13.33%) Project Management
12 13 (12.38%) MS Excel
12 13 (12.38%) SCCM
13 12 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (10.48%) MS Project Server
15 10 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
15 10 (9.52%) Manufacturing
15 10 (9.52%) LAN
15 10 (9.52%) IIS
16 9 (8.57%) ITIL

Project Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Project 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 Project Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 14 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 11 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (10.48%) MS Project Server
4 10 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (9.52%) IIS
5 8 (7.62%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (6.67%) Lync
7 5 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (4.76%) JOnAS
8 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.90%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (19.05%) MS Office
2 14 (13.33%) MS Project
3 13 (12.38%) MS Excel
4 4 (3.81%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.81%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 2 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.05%) Firewall
2 10 (9.52%) LAN
3 9 (8.57%) WAN
4 8 (7.62%) VPN
5 7 (6.67%) Wireless
5 7 (6.67%) SAN
6 5 (4.76%) VLAN
6 5 (4.76%) MPLS
7 4 (3.81%) VoIP
7 4 (3.81%) Network Security
7 4 (3.81%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.86%) IPsec
8 3 (2.86%) BGP
8 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.90%) SSL
9 2 (1.90%) DNS
9 2 (1.90%) SNMP
9 2 (1.90%) DVB
9 2 (1.90%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.81%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.81%) MySQL
3 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.95%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.67%) Finance
3 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.76%) Electronics
5 2 (1.90%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.95%) Marketing
6 1 (0.95%) Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Retail
6 1 (0.95%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.62%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 4 (3.81%) XMPP
3 1 (0.95%) Itk
3 1 (0.95%) Android NDK
3 1 (0.95%) JSON
3 1 (0.95%) SOAP
3 1 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (3.81%) NHS
3 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.90%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.90%) MPEG
4 2 (1.90%) DTV
4 2 (1.90%) IVR
4 2 (1.90%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.95%) iPhone
5 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.95%) Clustering
5 1 (0.95%) Replication
5 1 (0.95%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.95%) EPoS
5 1 (0.95%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 48 (45.71%) Windows
2 15 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.86%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.86%) UNIX
6 2 (1.90%) Linux
7 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.95%) Android
7 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.14%) Migration
2 14 (13.33%) Project Management
3 9 (8.57%) ITIL
4 8 (7.62%) Business Process Improvement
5 6 (5.71%) Project Planning
6 5 (4.76%) Validation
6 5 (4.76%) Change Management
7 4 (3.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.81%) CAD
7 4 (3.81%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.81%) Business Continuity
7 4 (3.81%) Finite Element Analysis
7 4 (3.81%) Stress Analysis
8 3 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (2.86%) Master Data Management
8 3 (2.86%) TOGAF
8 3 (2.86%) Data Management
8 3 (2.86%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.90%) BCP
9 2 (1.90%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.62%) SQL
2 5 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.86%) Perl
4 2 (1.90%) C
4 2 (1.90%) Java
4 2 (1.90%) Korn
4 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.95%) Groovy
5 1 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (21.90%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 12 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.67%) CCNA
4 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.67%) MCSE
5 5 (4.76%) Degree
5 5 (4.76%) MCITP
5 5 (4.76%) CCNP
6 2 (1.90%) CCIE
6 2 (1.90%) MCDST
7 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.95%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.95%) CCVP
7 1 (0.95%) HND
7 1 (0.95%) RHCE
7 1 (0.95%) PMP
7 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.90%) DO-160
3 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.95%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (27.62%) Active Directory
2 18 (17.14%) vSphere
3 12 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.62%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.62%) XenApp
5 6 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.76%) UAG
7 3 (2.86%) Xen
8 2 (1.90%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.95%) XenServer
9 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.95%) NFS
9 1 (0.95%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (12.38%) SCCM
2 7 (6.67%) SCOM
3 2 (1.90%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.95%) Puppet
4 1 (0.95%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.95%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 28 (26.67%) VMware
3 24 (22.86%) Cisco
4 15 (14.29%) Citrix
5 8 (7.62%) Oracle
6 7 (6.67%) HP
6 7 (6.67%) Juniper
7 5 (4.76%) Blue Coat
7 5 (4.76%) NetApp
8 4 (3.81%) Dell
8 4 (3.81%) McAfee
8 4 (3.81%) SolidWorks
8 4 (3.81%) ANSYS
8 4 (3.81%) F5
9 3 (2.86%) Mitel
9 3 (2.86%) Wyse
9 3 (2.86%) Siemens
9 3 (2.86%) IBM
9 3 (2.86%) EMC
10 2 (1.90%) Sophos
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