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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Engineer
Rank 533 544 522
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 69 39 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.073% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.079% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 23
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£275 £268 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% -23.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £148 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £375 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
-16.07% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +26.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +26.43%

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
52060 49526 53775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.09% 92.75% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31607 29426 30210
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2009 2143 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 1 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 1 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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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 +13 60 £300 +16.50% 18
South East +4 21 £375 +11.11% 6
Berkshire +23 15 £375 +3.44% 1
London 0 13 £373 +46.07% 6
North West +11 10 £225 - 1
South West - 9 £250 - 1
Cheshire - 9 £235 -
East of England -21 5 £265 - 2
City of London +18 4 - - 2
Wales -9 4 £120 - 1
South Wales -10 4 £120 - 1
Reading - 4 £463 -
Cardiff - 4 £120 - 1
Scotland -20 3 - - 2
Macclesfield - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £300 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £229 -
Aberdeen +9 1 - - 2
West Midlands -13 1 £225 - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £265 -
Cheltenham - 1 £213 -
Bristol - 1 £375 -
Gloucester - 1 £245 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2
Devon - 1 £275 - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Winchester - - - - 1
Woking - - - -

Project Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 51 (39.53%) Cisco
2 39 (30.23%) Windows
3 30 (23.26%) Juniper
4 29 (22.48%) Microsoft
4 29 (22.48%) Firewall
4 29 (22.48%) Wireless
5 25 (19.38%) VMware
6 23 (17.83%) Active Directory
7 22 (17.05%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (17.05%) Migration
8 21 (16.28%) F5
9 20 (15.50%) SCCM
10 19 (14.73%) Security Cleared
11 17 (13.18%) Business Continuity
11 17 (13.18%) Citrix
12 16 (12.40%) Finance
12 16 (12.40%) vSphere
13 15 (11.63%) Network Security
13 15 (11.63%) Penetration Testing
13 15 (11.63%) BCP
13 15 (11.63%) SSL
13 15 (11.63%) LAN
13 15 (11.63%) Security Architecture
13 15 (11.63%) Business Continuity Planning
14 14 (10.85%) MS Excel
14 14 (10.85%) Telecoms
14 14 (10.85%) Windows 7
15 13 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (9.30%) VPN
16 12 (9.30%) Linux

Project Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 12 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.20%) IIS
3 8 (6.20%) Lync
3 8 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.88%) JOnAS
5 5 (3.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.78%) Confluence
7 1 (0.78%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.78%) Node.js
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (10.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.65%) MS Office
3 4 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.55%) MS Project
4 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (22.48%) Firewall
1 29 (22.48%) Wireless
2 15 (11.63%) Network Security
2 15 (11.63%) LAN
2 15 (11.63%) SSL
3 12 (9.30%) VPN
4 10 (7.75%) DNS
5 8 (6.20%) SAN
5 8 (6.20%) Reverse Proxy
5 8 (6.20%) LTE
6 7 (5.43%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (4.65%) 4G
7 6 (4.65%) VLAN
7 6 (4.65%) 3G
7 6 (4.65%) WAN
8 5 (3.88%) 2G
9 4 (3.10%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.10%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.10%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (2.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.10%) MySQL
3 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) EDMS
5 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.78%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Subversion
2 1 (0.78%) JIRA
2 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (12.40%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.43%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.43%) Banking
4 5 (3.88%) Back Office
5 2 (1.55%) Electronics
5 2 (1.55%) Automotive
5 2 (1.55%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.43%) SOAP
2 3 (2.33%) XMPP
3 2 (1.55%) .NET
3 2 (1.55%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.78%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.78%) JSON
4 1 (0.78%) XML
4 1 (0.78%) OLE
4 1 (0.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.43%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.33%) Replication
2 3 (2.33%) Clustering
3 2 (1.55%) IVR
3 2 (1.55%) SCADA
3 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.55%) Wiki
3 2 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.78%) iPhone
4 1 (0.78%) CAN bus
4 1 (0.78%) CCTV
4 1 (0.78%) PMI
4 1 (0.78%) EPoS
4 1 (0.78%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.23%) Windows
2 14 (10.85%) Windows 7
3 12 (9.30%) Linux
4 10 (7.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.98%) UNIX
6 8 (6.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.43%) Solaris
8 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.55%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.05%) Migration
2 17 (13.18%) Business Continuity
3 15 (11.63%) BCP
3 15 (11.63%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (11.63%) Security Architecture
3 15 (11.63%) Business Continuity Planning
4 12 (9.30%) Project Management
5 9 (6.98%) ITIL
6 8 (6.20%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (3.88%) PRINCE2
7 5 (3.88%) Logistics
7 5 (3.88%) Asset Management
7 5 (3.88%) Time Management
8 4 (3.10%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.10%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.10%) Change Management
8 4 (3.10%) Validation
9 3 (2.33%) Resource Management
9 3 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (1.55%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.53%) Perl
2 10 (7.75%) Java
3 7 (5.43%) SQL
4 5 (3.88%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.88%) C
4 5 (3.88%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.88%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.33%) R
6 2 (1.55%) PHP
6 2 (1.55%) Korn
7 1 (0.78%) Groovy
7 1 (0.78%) C#
7 1 (0.78%) C++
7 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.78%) VBScript
7 1 (0.78%) Python
7 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (17.05%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (14.73%) Security Cleared
3 13 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (8.53%) MCSE
4 11 (8.53%) CCNA
5 10 (7.75%) CCNP
6 8 (6.20%) JNCIA
6 8 (6.20%) Degree
7 7 (5.43%) SC Cleared
8 6 (4.65%) MCITP
9 5 (3.88%) MCDST
9 5 (3.88%) RHCE
10 3 (2.33%) CCIE
11 2 (1.55%) MCTS
11 2 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.78%) PMP
12 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.78%) CCVP
12 1 (0.78%) CCA
12 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.55%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.55%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) P3O
System Software
1 23 (17.83%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.40%) vSphere
3 12 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (6.98%) XenApp
5 7 (5.43%) NFS
6 6 (4.65%) Hyper-V
7 5 (3.88%) UAG
7 5 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.55%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (15.50%) SCCM
2 7 (5.43%) SCOM
3 3 (2.33%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.55%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.55%) WSUS
5 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.78%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (39.53%) Cisco
2 30 (23.26%) Juniper
3 29 (22.48%) Microsoft
4 25 (19.38%) VMware
5 21 (16.28%) F5
6 17 (13.18%) Citrix
7 7 (5.43%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.43%) McAfee
7 7 (5.43%) Sun
7 7 (5.43%) Websense
7 7 (5.43%) Blue Coat
7 7 (5.43%) Redknee
7 7 (5.43%) Ruckus Wireless
8 6 (4.65%) HP
8 6 (4.65%) Nokia
9 5 (3.88%) Ericsson
9 5 (3.88%) NetApp
9 5 (3.88%) Sophos
9 5 (3.88%) Dell
9 5 (3.88%) Huawei
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