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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Engineer
Rank 607 556 542
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 54 86 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 59 24
Median daily rate £325 £340 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £215 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £250
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -26.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -26.92%

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
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -32 54 £325 -3.70% 10
London +2 18 £363 -14.70% 6
South East -18 12 £275 -34.52%
North West +2 9 £293 -4.09% 1
South West -2 9 £340 +0.07%
Bristol 0 8 £340 +16.43%
Merseyside - 5 £325 -
Wirral - 4 £325 -
Berkshire -2 3 £205 +28.12%
West Midlands -27 3 £470 +57.98%
Kent +7 2 £461 +31.78%
Cheshire -2 2 £180 -16.27%
Surrey -10 2 £175 -32.69%
Warrington - 2 £180 -
East of England +20 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +15 1 £350 -9.09%
Milton Keynes +8 1 £350 -22.22%
Southampton +6 1 £155 -40.38%
Maidenhead +3 1 £205 +28.12%
East Midlands -5 1 £350 +0.28% 3
Hampshire -8 1 £155 -63.52%
Manchester -17 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £290 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £305 -
East Sussex - 1 £375 -
Bedford - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £375 -
Tonbridge - 1 £463 -
Northampton - 1 £350 -
Oxford - 1 £305 -

Project Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 25 (25.25%) Windows
2 22 (22.22%) Cisco
3 18 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 16 (16.16%) VMware
5 15 (15.15%) Project Management
6 14 (14.14%) Microsoft
6 14 (14.14%) Citrix
6 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (14.14%) Windows Server
7 13 (13.13%) PRINCE2
7 13 (13.13%) Migration
7 13 (13.13%) Security Cleared
8 11 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 11 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 11 (11.11%) ITIL
8 11 (11.11%) DNS
8 11 (11.11%) Data Centre
9 10 (10.10%) Linux
9 10 (10.10%) Finance
10 9 (9.09%) Firewall
10 9 (9.09%) HP
10 9 (9.09%) SCCM
11 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (8.08%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (7.07%) Office 365
12 7 (7.07%) Hyper-V
12 7 (7.07%) IP Telephony
12 7 (7.07%) SharePoint
12 7 (7.07%) LAN
12 7 (7.07%) 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 7 (7.07%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.06%) IIS
2 6 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.05%) Apache
4 4 (4.04%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.03%) IBM Domino
5 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.03%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.02%) JBoss
7 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.01%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Project
2 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) Office 365
2 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.11%) DNS
2 9 (9.09%) Firewall
3 7 (7.07%) IP Telephony
3 7 (7.07%) LAN
4 6 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (5.05%) MPLS
5 5 (5.05%) SAN
5 5 (5.05%) WAN
5 5 (5.05%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (5.05%) Wireless
6 4 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (4.04%) Internet
7 3 (3.03%) DHCP
7 3 (3.03%) SSL
7 3 (3.03%) VLAN
7 3 (3.03%) VoIP
8 2 (2.02%) BGP
8 2 (2.02%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (2.02%) OSPF
8 2 (2.02%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) MySQL
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.01%) DB2
4 1 (1.01%) DTS
4 1 (1.01%) Infinispan
4 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.01%) Redis
4 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (10.10%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.02%) German Language
3 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.02%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.01%) Marketing
4 1 (1.01%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) LAMP
2 2 (2.02%) .NET
2 2 (2.02%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.02%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.02%) COM
2 2 (2.02%) JSP
3 1 (1.01%) HTML
3 1 (1.01%) Java EE
3 1 (1.01%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.01%) RESTful
3 1 (1.01%) SGML
3 1 (1.01%) WAMP
3 1 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.06%) Clustering
2 6 (6.06%) Replication
3 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.05%) PMI
4 4 (4.04%) CMDB
5 3 (3.03%) EPoS
6 2 (2.02%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.01%) BBC
7 1 (1.01%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.01%) PKI
7 1 (1.01%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.25%) Windows
2 14 (14.14%) Windows Server
2 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (10.10%) Linux
4 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.04%) Unix
6 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.02%) AIX
8 2 (2.02%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.01%) Android
9 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.01%) HPUX
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.01%) Solaris
9 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.15%) Project Management
2 13 (13.13%) Migration
2 13 (13.13%) PRINCE2
3 11 (11.11%) ITIL
4 8 (8.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (6.06%) Change Management
5 6 (6.06%) Network Design
6 5 (5.05%) Capacity Management
6 5 (5.05%) Email Migration
6 5 (5.05%) Identity Management
6 5 (5.05%) Security Management
6 5 (5.05%) Server Building
7 4 (4.04%) Network Architecture
7 4 (4.04%) Network Management
8 3 (3.03%) CRM
8 3 (3.03%) Data Security
8 3 (3.03%) Facilities Management
8 3 (3.03%) Innovation Management
8 3 (3.03%) Time Management
9 2 (2.02%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.05%) Java
2 5 (5.05%) PHP
2 5 (5.05%) SQL
3 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.01%) C
3 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (13.13%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.05%) PMI Certification
5 4 (4.04%) CCNP
6 3 (3.03%) MCITP
6 3 (3.03%) MCTS
7 2 (2.02%) CCNA
7 2 (2.02%) Degree
7 2 (2.02%) MCSE
7 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.02%) RHCE
7 2 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.01%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.01%) HNC
8 1 (1.01%) HND
8 1 (1.01%) IRCA
8 1 (1.01%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) SLA
2 3 (3.03%) QA
3 2 (2.02%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.01%) EFQM
System Software
1 18 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.07%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.02%) UAG
4 2 (2.02%) vSphere
4 2 (2.02%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) SCCM
2 5 (5.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (5.05%) Puppet
2 5 (5.05%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (4.04%) OPNET
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.02%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.01%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.01%) SCOM
5 1 (1.01%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (22.22%) Cisco
2 16 (16.16%) VMware
3 14 (14.14%) Citrix
3 14 (14.14%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.09%) HP
5 6 (6.06%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.05%) Brocade
6 5 (5.05%) Nortel
6 5 (5.05%) Oracle
6 5 (5.05%) Riverbed
7 4 (4.04%) F5
7 4 (4.04%) Lotus
7 4 (4.04%) Palo Alto
7 4 (4.04%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.04%) Tufin
8 3 (3.03%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.03%) Ericsson
8 3 (3.03%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.02%) Infor
9 2 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
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