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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Engineer
Rank 547 532 529
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 65 54 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 29
Average daily rate
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£258 £269 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.18% -10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £138 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £403 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.84% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £26.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 56 £275 +4.76% 18
London +8 16 £323 +24.03% 2
South East +10 15 £325 +1.96% 3
Berkshire +13 9 £375 +3.44%
North West +1 9 £225 -30.76% 2
South West -36 9 £250 - 5
East of England -18 5 £245 - 2
City of London +25 4 £450 +73.91% 2
Wiltshire -6 4 £250 - 1
South Wales - 4 £120 -
Wales - 4 £120 -
Swindon - 4 £250 - 1
Cardiff - 4 £120 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £300 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £229 - 2
Scotland -14 2 - - 2
Reading - 2 - -
Hampshire -12 1 - - 2
West Midlands -18 1 £225 - 1
Devon - 1 £275 - 1
Bristol - 1 £375 - 1
Gloucester - 1 £245 -
Cheltenham - 1 £213 - 2
Chertsey - - - -
Derby - - - - 1
Eastleigh - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 2
Altrincham - - - -
Andover - - - - 1

Project Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 53 (40.77%) Cisco
2 37 (28.46%) Windows
3 31 (23.85%) Juniper
4 29 (22.31%) Microsoft
4 29 (22.31%) Firewall
4 29 (22.31%) Wireless
5 26 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (16.92%) VMware
6 22 (16.92%) F5
7 20 (15.38%) SCCM
8 19 (14.62%) Migration
8 19 (14.62%) Active Directory
9 17 (13.08%) Citrix
9 17 (13.08%) Security Cleared
9 17 (13.08%) Business Continuity
10 16 (12.31%) Finance
11 15 (11.54%) SSL
11 15 (11.54%) BCP
11 15 (11.54%) LAN
11 15 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (11.54%) Security Architecture
11 15 (11.54%) Network Security
11 15 (11.54%) Business Continuity Planning
12 14 (10.77%) Windows 7
12 14 (10.77%) CCNP
12 14 (10.77%) CCNA
12 14 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (10.77%) Telecoms
13 13 (10.00%) VPN
13 13 (10.00%) MS Excel

Project Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (8.46%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.15%) Lync
3 7 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.62%) IIS
4 6 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.08%) JOnAS
5 4 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.77%) Node.js
7 1 (0.77%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.62%) MS Office
3 4 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.54%) MS Project
4 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Office 365
1 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (22.31%) Firewall
1 29 (22.31%) Wireless
2 15 (11.54%) SSL
2 15 (11.54%) LAN
2 15 (11.54%) Network Security
3 13 (10.00%) VPN
4 10 (7.69%) DNS
5 8 (6.15%) LTE
5 8 (6.15%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (5.38%) Radio Access Network
6 7 (5.38%) WAN
7 6 (4.62%) SAN
7 6 (4.62%) 3G
7 6 (4.62%) 4G
8 5 (3.85%) VLAN
8 5 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (3.85%) 2G
8 5 (3.85%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.08%) MPLS
9 4 (3.08%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.31%) MySQL
3 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.77%) RavenDB
4 1 (0.77%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.77%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Subversion
2 1 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.77%) JIRA
2 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.77%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.77%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (12.31%) Finance
2 14 (10.77%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.15%) Banking
4 6 (4.62%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.85%) Back Office
6 3 (2.31%) Retail
7 2 (1.54%) Electronics
7 2 (1.54%) Automotive
7 2 (1.54%) Marketing
8 1 (0.77%) Legal
8 1 (0.77%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.38%) SOAP
2 2 (1.54%) .NET
2 2 (1.54%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.54%) XMPP
3 1 (0.77%) Ajax
3 1 (0.77%) OLE
3 1 (0.77%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.31%) Replication
2 3 (2.31%) EPoS
2 3 (2.31%) Clustering
3 2 (1.54%) SCADA
3 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.54%) Wiki
3 2 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.54%) IVR
3 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.77%) CAN bus
4 1 (0.77%) CCTV
4 1 (0.77%) iPhone
4 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.77%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.77%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.46%) Windows
2 14 (10.77%) Windows 7
3 12 (9.23%) Linux
4 10 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.15%) UNIX
5 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.38%) Solaris
7 2 (1.54%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.62%) Migration
2 17 (13.08%) Business Continuity
3 15 (11.54%) BCP
3 15 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (11.54%) Security Architecture
3 15 (11.54%) Business Continuity Planning
4 12 (9.23%) Project Management
5 11 (8.46%) ITIL
6 8 (6.15%) PRINCE2
6 8 (6.15%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (3.85%) Logistics
8 4 (3.08%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.08%) Change Management
8 4 (3.08%) Validation
8 4 (3.08%) Time Management
8 4 (3.08%) Asset Management
8 4 (3.08%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.08%) Line Management
9 3 (2.31%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.31%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.69%) Perl
2 9 (6.92%) Java
3 5 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.85%) SQL
4 4 (3.08%) C
4 4 (3.08%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.31%) R
5 3 (2.31%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.77%) Korn
6 1 (0.77%) Ruby
6 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.77%) Python
6 1 (0.77%) VBScript
6 1 (0.77%) PHP
6 1 (0.77%) C#
6 1 (0.77%) C++
6 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (13.08%) Security Cleared
3 14 (10.77%) CCNP
3 14 (10.77%) CCNA
3 14 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (9.23%) MCSE
5 11 (8.46%) JNCIA
6 8 (6.15%) MCITP
7 7 (5.38%) Degree
7 7 (5.38%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.85%) RHCE
9 4 (3.08%) CCA
9 4 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (3.08%) MCP
9 4 (3.08%) MCDST
10 3 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.54%) CCIE
11 2 (1.54%) MCTS
12 1 (0.77%) PhD
12 1 (0.77%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.77%) P3O
2 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 19 (14.62%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.23%) vSphere
3 11 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.15%) XenApp
5 7 (5.38%) Hyper-V
5 7 (5.38%) NFS
6 4 (3.08%) UAG
6 4 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.54%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (15.38%) SCCM
2 6 (4.62%) SCOM
3 3 (2.31%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.54%) WSUS
4 2 (1.54%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.77%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.77%) Puppet
5 1 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 53 (40.77%) Cisco
2 31 (23.85%) Juniper
3 29 (22.31%) Microsoft
4 22 (16.92%) VMware
4 22 (16.92%) F5
5 17 (13.08%) Citrix
6 7 (5.38%) Ruckus Wireless
6 7 (5.38%) Blue Coat
6 7 (5.38%) Redknee
6 7 (5.38%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.38%) Websense
6 7 (5.38%) Sun
6 7 (5.38%) HP
7 6 (4.62%) McAfee
7 6 (4.62%) Nokia
8 5 (3.85%) Huawei
8 5 (3.85%) Ericsson
8 5 (3.85%) NetApp
9 4 (3.08%) Dell
9 4 (3.08%) Sophos
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