The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Engineer
Rank 523 541 508
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 67 32 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.063% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.068% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 35
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£285 £258 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% -35.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £366 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -32.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -32.80%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 August 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 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +29 60 £300 +17.64% 24
London +15 19 £375 +47.05% 6
South East +3 16 £400 +45.45% 7
Berkshire +9 12 £379 +37.72% 2
North West +1 10 £225 - 1
Cheshire +11 9 £235 - 1
South West - 9 £250 - 5
City of London +33 8 - - 4
East of England -13 4 £265 - 2
Wiltshire - 4 £250 -
Swindon - 4 £250 -
Reading - 4 £463 - 1
Scotland -21 3 - - 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £229 - 2
Macclesfield - 3 - -
Wales -13 2 £185 -
South Wales -15 2 £185 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £400 -
Aberdeen +8 1 - - 1
Surrey -5 1 - -
West Midlands -13 1 £225 - 2
Cardiff - 1 £120 -
Cheltenham - 1 £213 - 1
Bristol - 1 £375 - 2
Gloucester - 1 £245 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £275 -
Oxford - 1 £400 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £265 -
Southampton - - - -

Project Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 49 (37.40%) Cisco
2 39 (29.77%) Windows
3 30 (22.90%) Firewall
3 30 (22.90%) Wireless
4 29 (22.14%) Microsoft
5 28 (21.37%) Juniper
6 25 (19.08%) VMware
7 22 (16.79%) Active Directory
8 21 (16.03%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (16.03%) F5
9 20 (15.27%) Migration
10 19 (14.50%) Security Cleared
11 18 (13.74%) SCCM
11 18 (13.74%) Business Continuity
12 16 (12.21%) LAN
13 15 (11.45%) SSL
13 15 (11.45%) MS Excel
13 15 (11.45%) Finance
13 15 (11.45%) BCP
13 15 (11.45%) Penetration Testing
13 15 (11.45%) Network Security
13 15 (11.45%) vSphere
13 15 (11.45%) Security Architecture
13 15 (11.45%) Business Continuity Planning
14 14 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (9.92%) Project Management
15 13 (9.92%) MS Exchange
15 13 (9.92%) VPN
16 12 (9.16%) Citrix
16 12 (9.16%) SharePoint

Project Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 13 (9.92%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.16%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.87%) Lync
4 8 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.82%) IIS
6 5 (3.82%) JOnAS
6 5 (3.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.53%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.76%) Confluence
8 1 (0.76%) Node.js
8 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.11%) MS Office
3 4 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.05%) MS Project
4 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.90%) Firewall
1 30 (22.90%) Wireless
2 16 (12.21%) LAN
3 15 (11.45%) SSL
3 15 (11.45%) Network Security
4 13 (9.92%) VPN
5 8 (6.11%) LTE
5 8 (6.11%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (5.34%) DNS
6 7 (5.34%) WAN
6 7 (5.34%) 4G
6 7 (5.34%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (4.58%) VLAN
7 6 (4.58%) SAN
7 6 (4.58%) 3G
8 5 (3.82%) MPLS
8 5 (3.82%) 2G
8 5 (3.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (3.05%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.82%) MySQL
3 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.76%) RavenDB
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Subversion
2 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.76%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 15 (11.45%) Finance
2 12 (9.16%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.34%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.82%) Back Office
5 4 (3.05%) Banking
6 2 (1.53%) Marketing
6 2 (1.53%) Automotive
6 2 (1.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.76%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) XMPP
1 4 (3.05%) SOAP
2 2 (1.53%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.76%) XML
3 1 (0.76%) .NET
3 1 (0.76%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.76%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (0.76%) Ajax
3 1 (0.76%) JSON
3 1 (0.76%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
1 4 (3.05%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (2.29%) NHS
2 3 (2.29%) Replication
2 3 (2.29%) Clustering
3 2 (1.53%) iPhone
3 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.53%) Wiki
3 2 (1.53%) IVR
3 2 (1.53%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.76%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.76%) EPoS
4 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.76%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.76%) PMI
4 1 (0.76%) CCTV
4 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.76%) SCADA
4 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (29.77%) Windows
2 12 (9.16%) Windows 7
3 9 (6.87%) Linux
3 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.58%) UNIX
6 5 (3.82%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.05%) Solaris
8 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.27%) Migration
2 18 (13.74%) Business Continuity
3 15 (11.45%) BCP
3 15 (11.45%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (11.45%) Security Architecture
3 15 (11.45%) Business Continuity Planning
4 13 (9.92%) Project Management
5 8 (6.11%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (5.34%) ITIL
7 5 (3.82%) PRINCE2
7 5 (3.82%) Logistics
8 4 (3.05%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.05%) Validation
8 4 (3.05%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.05%) Change Management
9 3 (2.29%) Asset Management
9 3 (2.29%) Data Management
9 3 (2.29%) TOGAF
9 3 (2.29%) Resource Management
9 3 (2.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.11%) Perl
2 7 (5.34%) Java
3 6 (4.58%) SQL
4 5 (3.82%) C
5 4 (3.05%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.05%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.29%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.53%) Korn
7 2 (1.53%) PHP
8 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.76%) Python
8 1 (0.76%) C#
8 1 (0.76%) C++
8 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.76%) Ruby
8 1 (0.76%) Groovy
8 1 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (16.03%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (14.50%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.63%) CCNP
3 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.87%) CCNA
4 9 (6.87%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.11%) Degree
5 8 (6.11%) MCSE
6 5 (3.82%) MCITP
7 4 (3.05%) JNCIA
7 4 (3.05%) RHCE
8 3 (2.29%) CCIE
8 3 (2.29%) MCDST
9 2 (1.53%) MCTS
9 2 (1.53%) HND
10 1 (0.76%) PhD
10 1 (0.76%) PMP
10 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.76%) CCVP
10 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) QA
1 2 (1.53%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.76%) P3O
System Software
1 22 (16.79%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.45%) vSphere
3 14 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.34%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.58%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.82%) XenApp
6 5 (3.82%) UAG
7 4 (3.05%) NFS
8 3 (2.29%) Xen
9 2 (1.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (13.74%) SCCM
2 7 (5.34%) SCOM
3 3 (2.29%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.53%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.53%) WSUS
5 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.76%) Puppet
5 1 (0.76%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 49 (37.40%) Cisco
2 29 (22.14%) Microsoft
3 28 (21.37%) Juniper
4 25 (19.08%) VMware
5 21 (16.03%) F5
6 12 (9.16%) Citrix
7 7 (5.34%) Websense
7 7 (5.34%) HP
7 7 (5.34%) Blue Coat
7 7 (5.34%) Ruckus Wireless
8 6 (4.58%) NetApp
8 6 (4.58%) Nokia
8 6 (4.58%) McAfee
9 5 (3.82%) Ericsson
9 5 (3.82%) Huawei
10 4 (3.05%) Riverbed
10 4 (3.05%) Redknee
10 4 (3.05%) Dell
10 4 (3.05%) Sun
10 4 (3.05%) Oracle
Essex
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £23 - £24 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £30 - £45 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Comvergent Limited
Rate: Excellent Contract Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
North East England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Warrington
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago