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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Engineer
Rank 544 544 546
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 87 68 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 30 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £138 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £402 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £268 £319
% change year-on-year
+26.16% -16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.92% -5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £26.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-51.92% -5.45%

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
55134 51382 48884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35199 31088 29037
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
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 2028 1976 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 31 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
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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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 -8 81 £340 +13.33% 29
South East -18 33 £350 -6.66% 9
London +7 16 £425 +14.09% 7
North West -27 13 £320 +42.22% 3
Yorkshire - 13 £320 - 2
West Yorkshire - 11 £330 - 1
Surrey - 10 £475 - 1
Woking - 8 £260 -
Leeds - 7 £320 - 1
Manchester - 7 £320 - 3
Hampshire - 6 £425 -
City of London -2 5 £425 -
Scotland -9 5 £350 -
Berkshire -12 5 £325 -13.33% 1
Buckinghamshire -13 4 £400 +33.33%
Bradford - 4 £450 -
Basingstoke - 4 £438 -
Glasgow - 4 £363 -
Milton Keynes -5 3 £450 +38.46%
Reading -12 3 £388 -16.21%
Cheshire -14 3 £215 -8.51%
Oxfordshire -23 3 £320 -20.00% 4
East of England +3 2 - - 2
West Midlands -2 2 £298 +32.22%
Bristol -5 2 £309 -17.73%
Lancashire -7 2 £334 +48.33%
South West -11 2 £309 +23.40% 6
Oxford -20 2 £320 -20.00%
Blackpool -22 2 £334 +48.33%
Kent - 2 £350 -

Project Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 67 (40.61%) Windows
2 56 (33.94%) VMware
3 47 (28.48%) Microsoft
4 42 (25.45%) Cisco
5 39 (23.64%) Project Management
6 31 (18.79%) Citrix
7 28 (16.97%) Active Directory
8 26 (15.76%) Telecoms
8 26 (15.76%) Migration
8 26 (15.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (15.15%) ITIL
10 22 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (12.73%) SQL
12 20 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (11.52%) SQL Server
13 19 (11.52%) MCSE
13 19 (11.52%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (10.91%) TCP/IP
14 18 (10.91%) UNIX
14 18 (10.91%) MS Exchange
14 18 (10.91%) Finance
14 18 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (10.30%) Cisco Certification
15 17 (10.30%) SAN
15 17 (10.30%) Security Cleared
15 17 (10.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 16 (9.70%) PRINCE2
17 15 (9.09%) WAN
18 14 (8.48%) MS Excel
18 14 (8.48%) Data Centre

Project Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 18 (10.91%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.88%) IIS
2 13 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.24%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.64%) Lync
4 6 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.82%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.61%) Apache
6 1 (0.61%) SAS
6 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (8.48%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.88%) MS Office
3 6 (3.64%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.82%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.61%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.42%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) IaaS
2 1 (0.61%) Yammer
2 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.91%) TCP/IP
2 17 (10.30%) SAN
3 15 (9.09%) WAN
4 13 (7.88%) LAN
4 13 (7.88%) VPN
5 11 (6.67%) 3G
6 10 (6.06%) DNS
7 8 (4.85%) MPLS
8 7 (4.24%) Firewall
8 7 (4.24%) SDH
8 7 (4.24%) NAS
9 6 (3.64%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (3.64%) OSPF
9 6 (3.64%) BGP
9 6 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (3.03%) 2G
10 5 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (3.03%) NetScaler
11 4 (2.42%) 4G
11 4 (2.42%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.82%) MS Access
4 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Subversion
1 2 (1.21%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.21%) TortoiseSVN
1 2 (1.21%) CANoe
General
1 26 (15.76%) Telecoms
2 18 (10.91%) Finance
3 10 (6.06%) Banking
4 9 (5.45%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.85%) Legal
6 7 (4.24%) Retail
6 7 (4.24%) Automotive
7 3 (1.82%) Law
7 3 (1.82%) Military
8 2 (1.21%) German Language
9 1 (0.61%) Marketing
9 1 (0.61%) French Language
9 1 (0.61%) Back Office
9 1 (0.61%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.24%) Middleware
2 3 (1.82%) XML
3 2 (1.21%) COM+
3 2 (1.21%) Qt
4 1 (0.61%) .NET
4 1 (0.61%) SAML
4 1 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.48%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.06%) Clustering
3 6 (3.64%) PMI
3 6 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.42%) Replication
5 3 (1.82%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.21%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.21%) CMDB
6 2 (1.21%) EPoS
6 2 (1.21%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.61%) DTV
7 1 (0.61%) GIS
7 1 (0.61%) Economics
7 1 (0.61%) PKI
7 1 (0.61%) SCADA
7 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.61%) DataPower
7 1 (0.61%) Telematics
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 67 (40.61%) Windows
2 26 (15.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (10.91%) UNIX
4 18 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (7.88%) Linux
6 10 (6.06%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.24%) SUSE
8 5 (3.03%) Solaris
9 4 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.61%) Android
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.64%) Project Management
2 26 (15.76%) Migration
3 25 (15.15%) ITIL
4 16 (9.70%) PRINCE2
5 10 (6.06%) Service Management
5 10 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.24%) Configuration Management
6 7 (4.24%) Asset Management
6 7 (4.24%) TOGAF
6 7 (4.24%) Server Building
7 6 (3.64%) Change Control
7 6 (3.64%) Project Planning
8 5 (3.03%) Supplier Management
8 5 (3.03%) Network Design
8 5 (3.03%) Data Analysis
8 5 (3.03%) Process Management
8 5 (3.03%) Change Management
8 5 (3.03%) Time Management
9 4 (2.42%) Performance Management
9 4 (2.42%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.73%) SQL
2 11 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.24%) Perl
4 5 (3.03%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.03%) C
4 5 (3.03%) C#
5 4 (2.42%) VBScript
6 2 (1.21%) VB
6 2 (1.21%) C++
7 1 (0.61%) Fortran
7 1 (0.61%) Pascal
7 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (11.52%) MCSE
1 19 (11.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (10.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (10.30%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (10.30%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.27%) CCNA
4 11 (6.67%) Degree
5 10 (6.06%) CCNP
6 8 (4.85%) PMI Certification
7 7 (4.24%) CCIP
7 7 (4.24%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.64%) MCSA
9 5 (3.03%) MCDST
10 4 (2.42%) MCITP
11 3 (1.82%) CCIE
11 3 (1.82%) HNC
11 3 (1.82%) PMP
12 2 (1.21%) APMP
13 1 (0.61%) VCP5
13 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.85%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) P3O
System Software
1 28 (16.97%) Active Directory
2 22 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.27%) vSphere
4 11 (6.67%) XenApp
5 6 (3.64%) XenDesktop
5 6 (3.64%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.64%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.82%) VMware Server
7 3 (1.82%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.21%) Firmware
8 2 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (4.85%) SCCM
2 4 (2.42%) SCOM
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle ZFS
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (2.42%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.42%) Puppet
2 4 (2.42%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (1.82%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.21%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.21%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.21%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.61%) WSUS
5 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 56 (33.94%) VMware
2 47 (28.48%) Microsoft
3 42 (25.45%) Cisco
4 31 (18.79%) Citrix
5 10 (6.06%) Oracle
5 10 (6.06%) EMC
6 8 (4.85%) HP
6 8 (4.85%) Dell
7 7 (4.24%) Symantec
8 5 (3.03%) McAfee
8 5 (3.03%) Sophos
8 5 (3.03%) Panasonic
8 5 (3.03%) Siemens
8 5 (3.03%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.42%) IBM
9 4 (2.42%) Huawei
9 4 (2.42%) LANDesk
9 4 (2.42%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.42%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.82%) Blue Coat
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