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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Engineer
Rank 539 533 544
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 83 67 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 26 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £285 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+35.50% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £26.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.92% +23.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-51.92% +23.80%

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
52654 50519 47353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.44% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33449 30575 27767
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1936 1988 2122
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -1 78 £339 +12.91% 34
South East -13 30 £350 -12.50% 11
London -3 14 £425 +13.33% 10
North West -23 13 £313 +38.88% 4
Surrey +5 10 £260 - 1
Woking - 9 £218 -
Yorkshire - 8 £320 - 2
South West -5 7 £325 +30.00% 1
Manchester - 7 £320 - 2
Hampshire - 6 £425 - 2
West Yorkshire - 6 £330 - 2
Bristol +3 5 £309 -17.73% 1
Scotland +1 5 £350 - 1
Cheshire -9 5 £215 -8.51% 1
City of London -15 5 £425 -
Berkshire -9 4 £305 -19.47%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £385 -
Derbyshire - 4 £349 -
Basingstoke - 4 £438 -
Glasgow - 4 £363 -
East Midlands - 4 £349 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £450 -
Derby - 3 £349 -
Bradford - 3 £450 -
Leeds - 3 £320 - 2
West Midlands +8 2 £298 +32.22% 2
Reading -9 2 £450 -2.70%
Kent - 2 £350 -
West Sussex - 2 £338 - 2
Birmingham - 2 £298 - 1

Project Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 66 (37.71%) Windows
2 52 (29.71%) VMware
3 44 (25.14%) Cisco
3 44 (25.14%) Project Management
4 40 (22.86%) Microsoft
5 37 (21.14%) Telecoms
6 33 (18.86%) Citrix
7 27 (15.43%) Active Directory
7 27 (15.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (14.86%) Migration
9 24 (13.71%) SQL Server
10 23 (13.14%) ITIL
10 23 (13.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (12.00%) TCP/IP
12 20 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (10.86%) WAN
13 19 (10.86%) SQL
13 19 (10.86%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (10.86%) Security Cleared
14 18 (10.29%) Finance
14 18 (10.29%) UNIX
15 17 (9.71%) PRINCE2
15 17 (9.71%) LAN
15 17 (9.71%) Service Delivery
16 16 (9.14%) CCNA
16 16 (9.14%) SAN
16 16 (9.14%) Degree
16 16 (9.14%) Data Centre
17 15 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (8.57%) Linux

Project Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 14 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (6.86%) IIS
4 7 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.43%) Lync
5 6 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.71%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.57%) SAS
7 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (7.43%) MS Office
2 12 (6.86%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.43%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.71%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.57%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.57%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) IaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Yammer
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 19 (10.86%) WAN
3 17 (9.71%) LAN
4 16 (9.14%) SAN
5 13 (7.43%) VPN
6 12 (6.86%) 3G
6 12 (6.86%) Firewall
7 11 (6.29%) DNS
8 10 (5.71%) Radio Access Network
9 9 (5.14%) OSPF
9 9 (5.14%) BGP
10 8 (4.57%) MPLS
10 8 (4.57%) NAS
11 7 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (3.43%) VLAN
12 6 (3.43%) SDH
13 5 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (2.86%) 2G
13 5 (2.86%) VoIP
13 5 (2.86%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.43%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.43%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.29%) MS Access
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Subversion
1 4 (2.29%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.29%) TortoiseSVN
2 2 (1.14%) CANoe
2 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (21.14%) Telecoms
2 18 (10.29%) Finance
3 13 (7.43%) Manufacturing
4 11 (6.29%) Banking
5 8 (4.57%) Legal
6 7 (4.00%) Retail
6 7 (4.00%) Automotive
7 5 (2.86%) Military
8 3 (1.71%) Law
9 2 (1.14%) German Language
10 1 (0.57%) Marketing
10 1 (0.57%) French Language
10 1 (0.57%) Back Office
10 1 (0.57%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.00%) Middleware
2 4 (2.29%) Qt
3 3 (1.71%) XML
4 2 (1.14%) COM+
5 1 (0.57%) SOAP
5 1 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.14%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.71%) Clustering
3 9 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.00%) PMI
5 4 (2.29%) Replication
6 2 (1.14%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.14%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.14%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.14%) CMDB
7 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.57%) DataPower
7 1 (0.57%) Telematics
7 1 (0.57%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) Economics
7 1 (0.57%) SCADA
7 1 (0.57%) EPoS
7 1 (0.57%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 66 (37.71%) Windows
2 27 (15.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (10.29%) UNIX
5 15 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (8.57%) Linux
6 8 (4.57%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.43%) Solaris
8 4 (2.29%) SUSE
9 1 (0.57%) Android
9 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.14%) Project Management
2 26 (14.86%) Migration
3 23 (13.14%) ITIL
4 17 (9.71%) PRINCE2
4 17 (9.71%) Service Delivery
5 11 (6.29%) Service Management
6 8 (4.57%) Configuration Management
6 8 (4.57%) TOGAF
7 7 (4.00%) Project Planning
8 6 (3.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (3.43%) Network Design
9 5 (2.86%) Asset Management
9 5 (2.86%) Data Analysis
9 5 (2.86%) Supplier Management
9 5 (2.86%) Process Management
9 5 (2.86%) Change Control
10 4 (2.29%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (2.29%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (2.29%) Server Building
10 4 (2.29%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.86%) SQL
2 10 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.57%) Perl
4 7 (4.00%) C
4 7 (4.00%) C#
5 4 (2.29%) C++
5 4 (2.29%) VBScript
5 4 (2.29%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.14%) VB
7 1 (0.57%) Fortran
7 1 (0.57%) Pascal
7 1 (0.57%) Java
7 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (10.86%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (10.86%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.14%) Degree
2 16 (9.14%) CCNA
3 14 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (6.86%) CCNP
5 11 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (6.29%) MCSE
5 11 (6.29%) SC Cleared
6 9 (5.14%) PMI Certification
7 7 (4.00%) CCIP
7 7 (4.00%) MCSA
7 7 (4.00%) HNC
8 5 (2.86%) HND
9 3 (1.71%) CCIE
9 3 (1.71%) PMP
9 3 (1.71%) MCDST
9 3 (1.71%) GNVQ
9 3 (1.71%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 2 (1.14%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.29%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.57%) GPG13
2 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (15.43%) Active Directory
2 23 (13.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.29%) XenApp
4 8 (4.57%) vSphere
5 6 (3.43%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.43%) XenDesktop
5 6 (3.43%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (2.29%) Firmware
7 4 (2.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (1.71%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.14%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.57%) Squid
10 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (4.00%) SCCM
2 4 (2.29%) SCOM
2 4 (2.29%) Oracle ZFS
2 4 (2.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (2.29%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.29%) Puppet
2 4 (2.29%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (1.71%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.14%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.14%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.57%) WSUS
5 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 52 (29.71%) VMware
2 44 (25.14%) Cisco
3 40 (22.86%) Microsoft
4 33 (18.86%) Citrix
5 14 (8.00%) Oracle
6 8 (4.57%) HP
7 7 (4.00%) Siemens
7 7 (4.00%) Symantec
8 6 (3.43%) CheckPoint
8 6 (3.43%) Dell
8 6 (3.43%) EMC
9 5 (2.86%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.29%) Blue Coat
10 4 (2.29%) Huawei
10 4 (2.29%) LANDesk
10 4 (2.29%) IBM
10 4 (2.29%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.71%) Veritas
11 3 (1.71%) Nokia
11 3 (1.71%) Juniper
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