The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Project Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Engineer
Rank 564 601 592
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 50 48 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.087% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.092% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 36
Median daily rate £325 £365 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +46.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £470 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £355 £225
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +57.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £31.00 £17.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.14% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £17.48 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £24.96 £28.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.08 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -14.63%

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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Project Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Project Engineer in the job title.

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 47 £325 -13.33% 17
South East +22 11 £375 +36.36% 2
London +5 11 £445 +11.25% 8
North East -16 11 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £325 -
Tyne and Wear - 11 £325 -
East Midlands +8 7 £291 -
Derby +6 6 £275 -
Derbyshire +2 6 £275 -
Surrey +25 5 £275 -42.10% 1
North West -2 5 £400 +70.21% 4
Berkshire +10 3 £450 +73.07% 1
Hampshire - 3 £450 -
Manchester - 3 - - 4
Scotland +6 2 - - 1
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Redhill - 2 £175 -
Andover - 2 £450 -
Yorkshire +21 1 £575 +28.49% 2
West Yorkshire +19 1 £575 +28.49% 2
Liverpool +7 1 £400 +56.86%
Reading +2 1 - - 1
Merseyside -1 1 £400 +56.86%
South West -4 1 £350 -6.66%
Bristol -5 1 £350 -6.66%
City of London -14 1 £550 +29.41% 4
Bracknell - 1 £450 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £375 -
Dorking - 1 - -

Project Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Project Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Project Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (30.11%) Cisco
2 26 (27.96%) Windows
3 24 (25.81%) VMware
4 20 (21.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (19.35%) Firewall
6 17 (18.28%) Migration
7 16 (17.20%) Unix
7 16 (17.20%) Linux
7 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
7 16 (17.20%) Active Directory
7 16 (17.20%) Citrix
8 15 (16.13%) Windows Server
9 14 (15.05%) Project Management
10 13 (13.98%) MS Excel
11 12 (12.90%) Data Centre
12 11 (11.83%) Solaris
12 11 (11.83%) Clustering
12 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
13 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (10.75%) HP
13 10 (10.75%) TCP/IP
14 9 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (9.68%) Finance
14 9 (9.68%) Office 365
14 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
15 8 (8.60%) PowerShell
15 8 (8.60%) F5
15 8 (8.60%) ITIL
15 8 (8.60%) SQL Server

Project Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.60%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.38%) Apache
2 5 (5.38%) IBM Domino
2 5 (5.38%) IBM Notes
2 5 (5.38%) iPlanet
2 5 (5.38%) JBoss
2 5 (5.38%) Oracle Application Server
2 5 (5.38%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.38%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.15%) IIS
5 1 (1.08%) Documentum
5 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.08%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (13.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.38%) MS Project
2 5 (5.38%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) Office 365
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.08%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.08%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.35%) Firewall
2 10 (10.75%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (6.45%) DNS
4 6 (6.45%) LAN
4 6 (6.45%) Network Security
4 6 (6.45%) WAN
5 5 (5.38%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (5.38%) OSPF
5 5 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (5.38%) Wireless
6 4 (4.30%) BGP
6 4 (4.30%) SAN
6 4 (4.30%) VLAN
7 3 (3.23%) 3G
7 3 (3.23%) LTE
7 3 (3.23%) MPLS
7 3 (3.23%) SDH
7 3 (3.23%) VoIP
7 3 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) RDBMS
2 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.08%) MySQL
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (9.68%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.23%) Billing
5 2 (2.15%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.15%) Publishing
6 1 (1.08%) Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.08%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) J2EE
2 2 (2.15%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.15%) EDIFACT
2 2 (2.15%) XML
3 1 (1.08%) .NET
3 1 (1.08%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.83%) Clustering
3 6 (6.45%) Replication
4 5 (5.38%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.38%) CMDB
4 5 (5.38%) Tandem
5 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.23%) NHS
6 3 (3.23%) Smartcard
7 2 (2.15%) Biometrics
7 2 (2.15%) FlexPod
7 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.08%) AS400
8 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.08%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.08%) RIA
8 1 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.96%) Windows
2 16 (17.20%) Linux
2 16 (17.20%) Unix
3 15 (16.13%) Windows Server
4 11 (11.83%) Solaris
5 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.30%) Windows 10
6 4 (4.30%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.23%) HPUX
7 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.15%) AIX
8 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.08%) CatOS
9 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.28%) Migration
2 14 (15.05%) Project Management
3 8 (8.60%) ITIL
4 7 (7.53%) Data Migration
4 7 (7.53%) High Availability
4 7 (7.53%) Integration Testing
5 6 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 6 (6.45%) Network Management
5 6 (6.45%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (5.38%) Change Management
6 5 (5.38%) Data Protection
6 5 (5.38%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.30%) Data Security
7 4 (4.30%) Network Design
7 4 (4.30%) QMS
8 3 (3.23%) Document Management
8 3 (3.23%) Identity Management
8 3 (3.23%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.60%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (1.08%) Python
3 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.53%) Degree
4 6 (6.45%) CCNP
5 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.15%) CCNA
5 2 (2.15%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.15%) HNC
5 2 (2.15%) IRCA
5 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.08%) APMP
6 1 (1.08%) CCIE
6 1 (1.08%) CCSP
6 1 (1.08%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.08%) CISSP
6 1 (1.08%) HND
6 1 (1.08%) MCSA
6 1 (1.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.15%) SLA
4 1 (1.08%) EFQM
4 1 (1.08%) GPG13
System Software
1 20 (21.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (17.20%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.53%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (5.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.08%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.08%) vSphere
7 1 (1.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) OPNET
2 2 (2.15%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.08%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.08%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.08%) Puppet
3 1 (1.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (30.11%) Cisco
2 24 (25.81%) VMware
3 16 (17.20%) Citrix
3 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.75%) HP
5 8 (8.60%) F5
6 7 (7.53%) Oracle
7 6 (6.45%) Siemens
8 5 (5.38%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.38%) Lotus
8 5 (5.38%) Palo Alto
8 5 (5.38%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.38%) Sun
8 5 (5.38%) Veritas
9 3 (3.23%) Fortinet
9 3 (3.23%) Google
9 3 (3.23%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (3.23%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.23%) Tufin
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