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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Engineer
Rank 514 511 507
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 62 55 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 17
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£275 £333 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.29% +33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £181 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £423 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £340 £245
% change year-on-year
-19.17% +38.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-28.57% -

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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 February 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 February 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 -7 60 £275 -16.98% 34
South East -18 22 £315 -4.54% 8
South West -7 17 £246 -26.56% 3
Berkshire +6 11 £325 -3.70% 1
Wiltshire +8 10 £190 - 1
London -25 8 £275 -15.38% 7
Derbyshire +11 4 £350 -7.16% 1
Derby +6 4 £350 -7.16% 1
East Midlands +1 4 £350 -7.16% 2
West Midlands -3 4 £250 -47.36% 2
Hampshire -15 4 £315 -4.54% 1
City of London +15 3 £250 -23.07% 2
East of England +6 3 £265 +65.62% 3
Buckinghamshire -4 3 - -
Gloucestershire -13 2 £281 -12.10% 1
Dorset - 2 £213 -
Kent - 2 - - 2
Bournemouth - 2 £213 -
Bristol - 2 £298 -
Coventry +1 1 £325 -31.57% 1
Scotland -6 1 £275 -26.66%
North West -17 1 £340 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £213 - 6
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 £255 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £225 - 2
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £275 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £275 -
Harrogate - - - -

Project Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (41.03%) Cisco
2 37 (31.62%) Windows
3 29 (24.79%) Telecoms
4 24 (20.51%) VMware
5 23 (19.66%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (18.80%) CCNP
7 21 (17.95%) Firewall
8 19 (16.24%) Service Delivery
9 17 (14.53%) Citrix
9 17 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (13.68%) Microsoft
10 16 (13.68%) LAN
11 15 (12.82%) Project Management
12 14 (11.97%) Finance
12 14 (11.97%) CCNA
12 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (11.97%) Security Cleared
13 13 (11.11%) SQL Server
14 12 (10.26%) WAN
14 12 (10.26%) SC Cleared
14 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (9.40%) Active Directory
15 11 (9.40%) ITIL
16 10 (8.55%) PRINCE2
16 10 (8.55%) TCP/IP
17 9 (7.69%) Juniper
17 9 (7.69%) SAN
17 9 (7.69%) UNIX
18 8 (6.84%) Linux
18 8 (6.84%) MCSE

Project Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (5.13%) IIS
1 6 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.56%) WorkSite
3 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.85%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.85%) Apache
4 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Project
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.95%) Firewall
2 16 (13.68%) LAN
3 12 (10.26%) WAN
4 10 (8.55%) TCP/IP
5 9 (7.69%) SAN
6 7 (5.98%) VPN
6 7 (5.98%) DNS
6 7 (5.98%) Wireless
6 7 (5.98%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (4.27%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (4.27%) Junos
7 5 (4.27%) IP Telephony
7 5 (4.27%) 3G
7 5 (4.27%) VoIP
8 4 (3.42%) OSPF
8 4 (3.42%) BGP
8 4 (3.42%) DSLAM
8 4 (3.42%) DSL
8 4 (3.42%) Broadband
8 4 (3.42%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Subversion
1 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.71%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 29 (24.79%) Telecoms
2 14 (11.97%) Finance
3 6 (5.13%) Military
3 6 (5.13%) Banking
4 4 (3.42%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.71%) Retail
5 2 (1.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Front Office
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) SOAP
2 2 (1.71%) Qt
3 1 (0.85%) HTML
3 1 (0.85%) XML
3 1 (0.85%) XHTML
3 1 (0.85%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.27%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.56%) Visualisation
2 3 (2.56%) PMI
2 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.71%) Replication
3 2 (1.71%) EPoS
3 2 (1.71%) MPEG
3 2 (1.71%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.85%) NHS
4 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.85%) Clustering
4 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (31.62%) Windows
2 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (7.69%) UNIX
5 8 (6.84%) Linux
6 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.13%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.27%) Solaris
8 1 (0.85%) AIX
8 1 (0.85%) Android
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.24%) Service Delivery
2 15 (12.82%) Project Management
3 11 (9.40%) ITIL
4 10 (8.55%) PRINCE2
5 8 (6.84%) Migration
6 4 (3.42%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (3.42%) Network Design
7 3 (2.56%) Information Management
7 3 (2.56%) Time Management
7 3 (2.56%) Test Strategy
7 3 (2.56%) Six Sigma
7 3 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.71%) Service Management
8 2 (1.71%) Information Security
8 2 (1.71%) Asset Management
8 2 (1.71%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.71%) Performance Management
8 2 (1.71%) Use Case
8 2 (1.71%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.13%) Java
1 6 (5.13%) Perl
1 6 (5.13%) SQL
2 4 (3.42%) C
3 2 (1.71%) C#
3 2 (1.71%) C++
4 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (19.66%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (18.80%) CCNP
3 14 (11.97%) CCNA
3 14 (11.97%) Security Cleared
4 12 (10.26%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.84%) MCSE
5 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.13%) Degree
7 5 (4.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.42%) HNC
8 4 (3.42%) HND
9 3 (2.56%) MCSA
9 3 (2.56%) CCA
9 3 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.56%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.56%) MCP
9 3 (2.56%) MCITP
9 3 (2.56%) PMI Certification
9 3 (2.56%) GNVQ
9 3 (2.56%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.71%) GPG13
2 2 (1.71%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.40%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.27%) NFS
4 4 (3.42%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.42%) XenApp
4 4 (3.42%) Firmware
5 3 (2.56%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.71%) Squid
6 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.71%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.71%) XenServer
7 1 (0.85%) vSphere
7 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.85%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (5.98%) SCCM
2 2 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.85%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (41.03%) Cisco
2 24 (20.51%) VMware
3 17 (14.53%) Citrix
4 16 (13.68%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.69%) Juniper
6 6 (5.13%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.13%) HP
6 6 (5.13%) Oracle
7 5 (4.27%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.27%) Redknee
7 5 (4.27%) F5
8 3 (2.56%) Siemens
8 3 (2.56%) Avaya
9 2 (1.71%) SAP
9 2 (1.71%) Dell
9 2 (1.71%) EMC
9 2 (1.71%) Reuters
9 2 (1.71%) McAfee
9 2 (1.71%) Sophos
9 2 (1.71%) Websense
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