The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Engineer
Rank 564 514 511
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 49 63 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 35
Average daily rate
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£250 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £148 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £33.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £33.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-67.16% -

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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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
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 24 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -42 44 £250 -21.87% 29
South East -24 16 £300 -3.22% 7
London -16 13 £250 -7.40% 9
Berkshire +12 7 £295 -18.62% 2
East of England -11 7 £225 - 1
North West -7 5 £225 -39.59%
Essex -12 5 - -
Hampshire -14 5 £319 -0.39%
Buckinghamshire -4 4 £300 -
City of London +13 3 £313 -1.96% 3
South Wales - 3 £120 - 1
Wales - 3 £120 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £120 -
West Midlands -17 1 £225 - 3
South West -34 1 £365 - 3
Bristol - 1 £365 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £200 - 2
Andover - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £200 - 2
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 3
West Lothian - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 2

Project Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 52 (44.44%) Cisco
2 38 (32.48%) Windows
3 26 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (22.22%) Juniper
4 24 (20.51%) Wireless
5 21 (17.95%) Firewall
5 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
6 20 (17.09%) F5
7 17 (14.53%) Security Cleared
7 17 (14.53%) Citrix
8 16 (13.68%) Finance
8 16 (13.68%) Windows 7
9 15 (12.82%) CCNP
9 15 (12.82%) Active Directory
10 14 (11.97%) Telecoms
10 14 (11.97%) VMware
10 14 (11.97%) SCCM
11 13 (11.11%) Business Continuity
11 13 (11.11%) Migration
11 13 (11.11%) CCNA
11 13 (11.11%) ITIL
12 12 (10.26%) SSL
12 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (10.26%) LAN
12 12 (10.26%) BCP
12 12 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
12 12 (10.26%) Network Security
12 12 (10.26%) Security Architecture
12 12 (10.26%) Business Continuity Planning
13 11 (9.40%) MS Excel

Project Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (4.27%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.42%) IIS
3 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.85%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) Confluence
5 1 (0.85%) Lync
5 1 (0.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.42%) MS Office
3 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) MS Project
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.51%) Wireless
2 21 (17.95%) Firewall
3 12 (10.26%) LAN
3 12 (10.26%) SSL
3 12 (10.26%) Network Security
4 10 (8.55%) VPN
4 10 (8.55%) DNS
5 8 (6.84%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (5.98%) LTE
6 7 (5.98%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (5.98%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (5.13%) 4G
7 6 (5.13%) 3G
8 5 (4.27%) 2G
8 5 (4.27%) SAN
8 5 (4.27%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (4.27%) Junos
9 4 (3.42%) DHCP
10 3 (2.56%) WLAN
10 3 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.85%) RavenDB
3 1 (0.85%) MySQL
3 1 (0.85%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Subversion
2 1 (0.85%) JIRA
2 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (13.68%) Finance
2 14 (11.97%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.98%) Banking
4 5 (4.27%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.42%) Back Office
6 2 (1.71%) Automotive
6 2 (1.71%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Military
7 1 (0.85%) Electronics
7 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.13%) SOAP
2 2 (1.71%) .NET
2 2 (1.71%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.85%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.85%) OLE
3 1 (0.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.71%) Clustering
2 2 (1.71%) EPoS
2 2 (1.71%) SCADA
2 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.71%) Wiki
3 1 (0.85%) iPhone
3 1 (0.85%) CAN bus
3 1 (0.85%) Smartcard
3 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.85%) Replication
3 1 (0.85%) CCTV
3 1 (0.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 38 (32.48%) Windows
2 16 (13.68%) Windows 7
3 10 (8.55%) Linux
3 10 (8.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.84%) UNIX
6 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.13%) Solaris
8 2 (1.71%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.11%) ITIL
1 13 (11.11%) Migration
1 13 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 12 (10.26%) BCP
2 12 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (10.26%) Business Continuity Planning
2 12 (10.26%) Security Architecture
3 10 (8.55%) Project Management
4 8 (6.84%) PRINCE2
4 8 (6.84%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (5.98%) Time Management
6 6 (5.13%) Asset Management
7 4 (3.42%) Logistics
7 4 (3.42%) Line Management
8 3 (2.56%) Project Planning
8 3 (2.56%) Resource Management
8 3 (2.56%) Validation
8 3 (2.56%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.71%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (1.71%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.69%) Perl
2 8 (6.84%) Java
3 5 (4.27%) SQL
4 4 (3.42%) C
4 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.42%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.56%) R
6 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.85%) VBScript
7 1 (0.85%) Python
7 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.85%) Ruby
7 1 (0.85%) Korn
7 1 (0.85%) C#
7 1 (0.85%) C++
7 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (14.53%) Security Cleared
3 15 (12.82%) CCNP
4 13 (11.11%) CCNA
5 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (8.55%) JNCIA
6 10 (8.55%) MCSE
7 6 (5.13%) MCDST
7 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.42%) MCITP
8 4 (3.42%) Degree
8 4 (3.42%) RHCE
8 4 (3.42%) MCP
8 4 (3.42%) CCA
8 4 (3.42%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.71%) MCTS
9 2 (1.71%) CCIE
9 2 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.85%) PMP
10 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.85%) QA
1 1 (0.85%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.84%) XenApp
3 6 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.13%) NFS
4 5 (4.27%) vSphere
4 5 (4.27%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.85%) XenServer
6 1 (0.85%) Firmware
6 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (11.97%) SCCM
2 2 (1.71%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.71%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.85%) WSUS
3 1 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 52 (44.44%) Cisco
2 26 (22.22%) Juniper
3 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
4 20 (17.09%) F5
5 17 (14.53%) Citrix
6 14 (11.97%) VMware
7 7 (5.98%) McAfee
8 6 (5.13%) Sophos
8 6 (5.13%) Nokia
8 6 (5.13%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.13%) Sun
8 6 (5.13%) Dell
8 6 (5.13%) Redknee
8 6 (5.13%) Panasonic
9 5 (4.27%) Huawei
9 5 (4.27%) Ericsson
10 4 (3.42%) Blue Coat
10 4 (3.42%) Riverbed
10 4 (3.42%) HP
10 4 (3.42%) CheckPoint
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