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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Engineer
UK
Rank 543 575 551
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 49 50 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 36 32
Median daily rate £375 £365 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +37.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £123 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £322 £353 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.72% +41.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £31.00 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.14% -41.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £17.49 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+77.24% -41.70%

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
42359 47277 48034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.78% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27574 30020 30295
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1732 1916
Median hourly rate £17.44 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +11 42 £363 -3.33% 14
South East +20 12 £324 +17.63% 2
London -9 12 £440 +10.00% 3
East Midlands +18 11 £306 - 1
Derbyshire +11 9 £291 -
Derby +9 8 £275 -
Hampshire +19 5 £324 -13.73%
Scotland +24 4 £400 +321.05%
North West +18 4 £400 +6.66% 3
Surrey - 4 £175 - 1
Berkshire +6 3 £450 +73.07% 1
City of London -8 3 £440 +3.52% 2
Manchester - 3 - - 3
Edinburgh +22 2 £400 +321.05%
Yorkshire +11 2 £440 -1.67% 1
West Yorkshire +10 2 £440 -1.67% 1
Leicestershire - 2 £375 -
Bridgend - 2 £450 -
Andover - 2 £450 -
Leicester - 2 £375 -
Redhill - 2 £175 -
South Wales - 2 £450 -
Wales - 2 £450 -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
South West +10 1 £390 +4.00% 1
Reading +10 1 - -
Leeds +1 1 £305 -31.84% 1
Merseyside -3 1 £400 -5.88%
Liverpool -4 1 £400 -5.88%
Bristol -4 1 £390 +4.00% 1

Project Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 (26.88%) Windows
1 25 (26.88%) Cisco
2 22 (23.66%) VMware
3 20 (21.51%) Firewall
3 20 (21.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (19.35%) Unix
5 17 (18.28%) Migration
6 16 (17.20%) Linux
6 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
7 15 (16.13%) Active Directory
8 14 (15.05%) Security Cleared
8 14 (15.05%) Windows Server
9 13 (13.98%) Citrix
9 13 (13.98%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (12.90%) MS Excel
10 12 (12.90%) Project Management
10 12 (12.90%) Data Centre
11 11 (11.83%) Finance
11 11 (11.83%) Clustering
11 11 (11.83%) Solaris
11 11 (11.83%) SC Cleared
12 10 (10.75%) ITIL
13 9 (9.68%) CCNP
13 9 (9.68%) WAN
13 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
13 9 (9.68%) F5
14 8 (8.60%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (8.60%) Network Security
14 8 (8.60%) Degree

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 5 (5.38%) Apache
1 5 (5.38%) iPlanet
1 5 (5.38%) JBoss
1 5 (5.38%) MS Exchange
1 5 (5.38%) Oracle Application Server
1 5 (5.38%) Tomcat
1 5 (5.38%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.30%) IBM Domino
2 4 (4.30%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.15%) Documentum
3 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.08%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.53%) MS Project
2 7 (7.53%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.38%) MS Office
4 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.08%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) Office 365
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.23%) IaaS
4 2 (2.15%) PaaS
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.08%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.08%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.51%) Firewall
2 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 9 (9.68%) WAN
3 8 (8.60%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (8.60%) LAN
3 8 (8.60%) Network Security
4 6 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (5.38%) DNS
5 5 (5.38%) OSPF
5 5 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (4.30%) BGP
6 4 (4.30%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (4.30%) NX-OS
6 4 (4.30%) SDH
7 3 (3.23%) MPLS
7 3 (3.23%) VoIP
7 3 (3.23%) VPN
7 3 (3.23%) Wireless
8 2 (2.15%) 3G
8 2 (2.15%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) RDBMS
2 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.08%) MySQL
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.30%) Banking
3 4 (4.30%) Billing
3 4 (4.30%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.15%) Publishing
6 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.08%) Military
6 1 (1.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) J2EE
2 2 (2.15%) EDIFACT
2 2 (2.15%) XML
3 1 (1.08%) .NET
3 1 (1.08%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.08%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.83%) Clustering
3 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.38%) Tandem
4 4 (4.30%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.30%) Replication
5 3 (3.23%) iPad
5 3 (3.23%) NHS
5 3 (3.23%) Smartcard
6 2 (2.15%) Biometrics
6 2 (2.15%) CMDB
6 2 (2.15%) Economics
6 2 (2.15%) FlexPod
6 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.08%) AS400
7 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.08%) EMC VNXe
7 1 (1.08%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.08%) RIA
7 1 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.88%) Windows
2 18 (19.35%) Unix
3 16 (17.20%) Linux
4 14 (15.05%) Windows Server
5 11 (11.83%) Solaris
6 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (6.45%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.23%) Android
9 3 (3.23%) HPUX
9 3 (3.23%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.15%) AIX
10 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.08%) CatOS
11 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.28%) Migration
2 12 (12.90%) Project Management
3 10 (10.75%) ITIL
4 7 (7.53%) High Availability
4 7 (7.53%) Integration Testing
5 6 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 6 (6.45%) Data Migration
5 6 (6.45%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.38%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.30%) Data Protection
7 4 (4.30%) Document Management
7 4 (4.30%) Network Management
8 3 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.23%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.23%) Data Security
8 3 (3.23%) Identity Management
8 3 (3.23%) QMS
8 3 (3.23%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.15%) Perl
2 2 (2.15%) SQL
3 1 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (15.05%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.98%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (11.83%) SC Cleared
4 9 (9.68%) CCNP
5 8 (8.60%) Degree
6 3 (3.23%) CCNA
6 3 (3.23%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.15%) MCSE
7 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.08%) CCIE
8 1 (1.08%) CCSP
8 1 (1.08%) CISSP
8 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.08%) HNC
8 1 (1.08%) IRCA
8 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.08%) GPG13
2 1 (1.08%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 20 (21.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (16.13%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.53%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (5.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.08%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.08%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.23%) Puppet
2 2 (2.15%) SCCM
2 2 (2.15%) vRealize
3 1 (1.08%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.08%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.08%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.08%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 25 (26.88%) Cisco
2 22 (23.66%) VMware
3 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
4 13 (13.98%) Citrix
5 9 (9.68%) F5
6 8 (8.60%) HP
7 7 (7.53%) Oracle
7 7 (7.53%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.45%) Siemens
9 5 (5.38%) Sun
9 5 (5.38%) Veritas
10 4 (4.30%) Lotus
11 3 (3.23%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.23%) Fortinet
11 3 (3.23%) NetApp
11 3 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (2.15%) Blue Coat
12 2 (2.15%) Google
12 2 (2.15%) Intel Security
12 2 (2.15%) Nokia
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