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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Engineer
Rank 525 512 498
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 52 46 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.094% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 26
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£275 £330 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £397 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £331 £250
% change year-on-year
-23.01% +32.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £37.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £25.50 £23.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £43.75 £51.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £37.28
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.11%

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
46978 45024 42156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29483 26863 23894
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1824 1987 2469
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.15 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% -7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 -17 50 £275 -16.66% 44
South East -20 15 £295 -10.60% 7
London -9 11 £325 - 11
South West -14 8 £213 -33.59% 7
Hampshire -17 8 £315 -4.54% 2
Berkshire +2 7 £115 -65.92% 5
Wiltshire - 5 £200 - 2
Yorkshire - 5 £310 - 4
North West -12 4 £326 - 2
City of London +20 3 £225 -30.76% 7
East of England 0 3 £255 +70.00% 8
West Midlands -4 3 £288 -39.47% 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £313 - 1
Dorset - 2 £213 -
Bournemouth - 2 £213 -
East Midlands +5 1 £225 -40.31% 4
Coventry +2 1 £325 -31.57%
Gloucester -3 1 £313 +2.45%
Gloucestershire -22 1 £313 +2.45% 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 3
Glasgow - 1 £275 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £225 - 3
Scotland - 1 £275 - 1
Home Counties - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Wales - - - - 2
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -

Project Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (47.52%) Cisco
2 38 (37.62%) Windows
3 26 (25.74%) VMware
4 24 (23.76%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (21.78%) Citrix
6 20 (19.80%) CCNP
7 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
8 17 (16.83%) Firewall
9 16 (15.84%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (14.85%) Telecoms
10 15 (14.85%) Active Directory
11 14 (13.86%) ITIL
11 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (12.87%) LAN
12 13 (12.87%) CCNA
12 13 (12.87%) Finance
13 12 (11.88%) Migration
13 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (10.89%) Windows 7
14 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (10.89%) Juniper
14 11 (10.89%) SAN
14 11 (10.89%) UNIX
14 11 (10.89%) MCSE
14 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
15 10 (9.90%) Security Cleared
15 10 (9.90%) SCCM
16 9 (8.91%) SQL
16 9 (8.91%) Linux
16 9 (8.91%) DNS

Project Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 6 (5.94%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.95%) IIS
3 3 (2.97%) WorkSite
4 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.99%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Project
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.83%) Firewall
2 13 (12.87%) LAN
3 11 (10.89%) SAN
4 9 (8.91%) DNS
5 8 (7.92%) WAN
6 7 (6.93%) Wireless
6 7 (6.93%) VPN
7 6 (5.94%) TCP/IP
7 6 (5.94%) Junos
8 5 (4.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (4.95%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (4.95%) IP Telephony
9 4 (3.96%) DSLAM
9 4 (3.96%) DSL
9 4 (3.96%) ADSL
9 4 (3.96%) Broadband
9 4 (3.96%) LLU
9 4 (3.96%) SHDSL
9 4 (3.96%) ADSL2+
10 3 (2.97%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.99%) MySQL
3 1 (0.99%) EDMS
General
1 15 (14.85%) Telecoms
2 13 (12.87%) Finance
3 8 (7.92%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Military
5 2 (1.98%) Automotive
5 2 (1.98%) Legal
5 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.98%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) SOAP
2 1 (0.99%) Ajax
2 1 (0.99%) .NET
2 1 (0.99%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.97%) Visualisation
3 2 (1.98%) EPoS
3 2 (1.98%) Replication
3 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.98%) MPEG
4 1 (0.99%) CAN bus
4 1 (0.99%) SCADA
4 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.99%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (37.62%) Windows
2 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (10.89%) Windows 7
4 11 (10.89%) UNIX
5 9 (8.91%) Linux
6 7 (6.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.93%) Solaris
7 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.99%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.86%) ITIL
2 12 (11.88%) Migration
3 8 (7.92%) PRINCE2
4 7 (6.93%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.95%) Time Management
5 5 (4.95%) Project Management
6 4 (3.96%) Asset Management
7 2 (1.98%) Service Management
7 2 (1.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.98%) Information Management
7 2 (1.98%) Network Design
7 2 (1.98%) Performance Management
7 2 (1.98%) Project Planning
7 2 (1.98%) Matrix Management
8 1 (0.99%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (0.99%) Mentoring
8 1 (0.99%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (0.99%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (0.99%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (0.99%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.91%) SQL
2 8 (7.92%) Java
2 8 (7.92%) Perl
3 3 (2.97%) C
4 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.98%) R
5 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.99%) Korn
5 1 (0.99%) Python
5 1 (0.99%) VBScript
5 1 (0.99%) C++
5 1 (0.99%) PHP
5 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (23.76%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (19.80%) CCNP
3 13 (12.87%) CCNA
4 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (10.89%) MCSE
5 10 (9.90%) Security Cleared
6 7 (6.93%) JNCIA
7 6 (5.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.96%) MCP
8 4 (3.96%) CCA
8 4 (3.96%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (3.96%) MCDST
8 4 (3.96%) MCITP
9 3 (2.97%) MCSA
10 1 (0.99%) Degree
10 1 (0.99%) CISSP
10 1 (0.99%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (15.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (14.85%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.92%) XenApp
4 7 (6.93%) NFS
5 4 (3.96%) vSphere
6 3 (2.97%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.97%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.98%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.98%) Firmware
7 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.98%) XenServer
8 1 (0.99%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (9.90%) SCCM
2 2 (1.98%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.99%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.99%) WSUS
3 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (47.52%) Cisco
2 26 (25.74%) VMware
3 22 (21.78%) Citrix
4 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
5 11 (10.89%) Juniper
6 8 (7.92%) Red Hat
7 7 (6.93%) Redknee
7 7 (6.93%) HP
8 5 (4.95%) F5
9 4 (3.96%) McAfee
9 4 (3.96%) Sophos
9 4 (3.96%) Dell
9 4 (3.96%) Panasonic
10 3 (2.97%) Avaya
10 3 (2.97%) Sun
10 3 (2.97%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.98%) Reuters
11 2 (1.98%) BT
11 2 (1.98%) Oracle
11 2 (1.98%) SAP
Watford
Venturi
Rate: £25 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Rate: From £45 to £60 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Devon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £32 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £160 - £240 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 30-35 Per Hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Devon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £15 - £25 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
South Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £18 - £25 per annum + dependant on experience
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Harrogate
Real Staffing
Rate: £225 - £265 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Nottingham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Nottingham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago