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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Engineer
Rank 590 558 569
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 51 80 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 45 19
Median daily rate £305 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £217 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £453 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.15% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 £33.67 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.16% +33.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.23 £22.73 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £44.60 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £33.67 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-33.16% +33.32%

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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Project Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 May 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 -47 46 £325 - 16
South East -16 13 £305 -27.38% 2
London -2 12 £361 -3.66% 5
North West -14 7 £260 -14.75% 2
South West -14 7 £300 -14.89% 1
Bristol +3 6 £300 -14.89%
Surrey -7 5 £350 -
East of England +7 4 £450 +80.00% 2
Berkshire -6 4 £288 +4.54%
Merseyside - 4 £293 -
Wirral - 3 £293 -
Lancashire +3 2 £288 -20.13% 1
Hampshire -3 2 £275 -35.29%
Essex -5 2 £450 +80.00%
Reading -11 2 £288 +4.54%
Belfast - 2 £81 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £81 -
County Antrim - 2 £81 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £150 -
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £350 - 1
East Midlands +10 1 £350 +2.56% 1
Milton Keynes +3 1 £350 - 1
Manchester -10 1 £230 -26.40%
Oxfordshire - 1 £305 -
Bedford - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £150 -
Bracknell - 1 £380 -
Southampton - 1 £175 -
Winchester - 1 £375 -
Chorley - 1 £375 - 1

Project Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 21 (21.00%) Windows
2 19 (19.00%) VMware
3 18 (18.00%) Cisco
3 18 (18.00%) Active Directory
4 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
5 15 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 15 (15.00%) Project Management
6 13 (13.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (12.00%) Citrix
8 11 (11.00%) WAN
8 11 (11.00%) Finance
8 11 (11.00%) Firewall
8 11 (11.00%) Windows Server
9 10 (10.00%) ITIL
9 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (10.00%) Data Centre
10 9 (9.00%) PRINCE2
10 9 (9.00%) LAN
10 9 (9.00%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (8.00%) Linux
11 8 (8.00%) SharePoint
11 8 (8.00%) Migration
11 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (8.00%) Hyper-V
12 7 (7.00%) SCCM
12 7 (7.00%) Wireless
12 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
12 7 (7.00%) EPoS
13 6 (6.00%) MCSE

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 8 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.00%) IIS
3 4 (4.00%) Apache
3 4 (4.00%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.00%) JBoss
6 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.00%) nginx
6 1 (1.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) MS Project
2 3 (3.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.00%) IaaS
3 1 (1.00%) SaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.00%) Firewall
1 11 (11.00%) WAN
2 9 (9.00%) LAN
3 7 (7.00%) Wireless
4 5 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (5.00%) Internet
5 4 (4.00%) DNS
5 4 (4.00%) SAN
5 4 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (3.00%) IP Telephony
6 3 (3.00%) MPLS
6 3 (3.00%) SSL
6 3 (3.00%) VoIP
7 2 (2.00%) BGP
7 2 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.00%) DVB
7 2 (2.00%) Network Security
7 2 (2.00%) OSPF
7 2 (2.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) MySQL
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.00%) DB2
3 1 (1.00%) Infinispan
3 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.00%) Redis
3 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (11.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.00%) German Language
3 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) LAMP
2 2 (2.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.00%) COM
2 2 (2.00%) JSP
3 1 (1.00%) HTML
3 1 (1.00%) Java EE
3 1 (1.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.00%) RESTful
3 1 (1.00%) SGML
3 1 (1.00%) WAMP
3 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.00%) EPoS
4 5 (5.00%) Clustering
5 4 (4.00%) PMI
6 3 (3.00%) BBC
6 3 (3.00%) Smart Meter
7 2 (2.00%) PKI
7 2 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.00%) Biometrics
8 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.00%) VAX
8 1 (1.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.00%) Windows
2 11 (11.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (8.00%) Linux
5 5 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.00%) Unix
6 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.00%) AIX
7 1 (1.00%) Android
7 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.00%) VMS
7 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.00%) Project Management
2 10 (10.00%) ITIL
3 9 (9.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (8.00%) Migration
5 6 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (6.00%) Time Management
6 5 (5.00%) Change Management
7 4 (4.00%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.00%) Network Design
7 4 (4.00%) Security Management
8 3 (3.00%) CRM
8 3 (3.00%) Email Migration
8 3 (3.00%) Facilities Management
8 3 (3.00%) Identity Management
8 3 (3.00%) Server Building
9 2 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.00%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.00%) SDLC
9 2 (2.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.00%) Java
2 4 (4.00%) PHP
3 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.00%) C
4 1 (1.00%) DCL
4 1 (1.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.00%) MCSE
6 5 (5.00%) MCITP
7 4 (4.00%) CCNA
7 4 (4.00%) CCNP
7 4 (4.00%) Degree
7 4 (4.00%) PMI Certification
7 4 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.00%) MCTS
9 2 (2.00%) MCSA
9 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (2.00%) RHCE
10 1 (1.00%) CISSP
10 1 (1.00%) HNC
System Software
1 18 (18.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.00%) vSphere
4 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.00%) UAG
6 1 (1.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) SCCM
2 4 (4.00%) Puppet
2 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (3.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.00%) OPNET
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (19.00%) VMware
2 18 (18.00%) Cisco
3 13 (13.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (12.00%) Citrix
5 5 (5.00%) HP
5 5 (5.00%) Oracle
6 4 (4.00%) Brocade
6 4 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.00%) Ericsson
6 4 (4.00%) F5
6 4 (4.00%) IBM
6 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.00%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.00%) Nortel
7 3 (3.00%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.00%) EMC
8 2 (2.00%) Infor
8 2 (2.00%) Lotus
8 2 (2.00%) SAP
8 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds
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