The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Technical Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Engineer
UK
Rank 539 540 517
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 61 78 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 48
Median daily rate £345 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Median hourly rate £31.50 £21.47 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.75% +53.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.93 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +35.44%

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
42483 48201 47260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 30615 29774
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1765 1883
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Engineer within the UK.

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Technical Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Engineer within the UK.

Technical Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Technical 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 Technical Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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 +10 56 £350 +7.69% 53
London 0 22 £380 +26.66% 13
South East +22 14 £340 +5.42% 7
Berkshire +2 6 £348 -12.57% 4
Manchester +18 5 £344 -14.06% 5
North West +18 5 £344 -14.06% 10
Wales +12 5 £150 +7.14% 1
North East -13 5 £329 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 5 £329 -
Tyne and Wear -18 5 £329 -
South Wales +11 4 £150 +7.14%
West Yorkshire +7 3 £338 -10.00% 5
East Midlands +2 3 - -
Yorkshire +1 3 £338 -10.00% 6
Leeds -1 3 £338 -11.47% 4
Surrey - 3 £294 - 1
Hampshire - 3 - - 1
Derbyshire - 3 - -
Caerphilly - 3 £150 -
Derby - 3 - -
South West +9 2 £320 +113.33% 5
Reading +7 2 £300 -33.33% 3
Wiltshire +3 2 £320 - 1
City of London -13 2 £350 +16.66% 3
Swindon - 2 £320 - 1
Cardiff +20 1 £150 +7.14%
East of England +6 1 £118 - 5
West Sussex +3 1 - -
Maidenhead -3 1 £395 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £118 - 2

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Technical 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 Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 60 (48.00%) Windows
2 36 (28.80%) Active Directory
3 32 (25.60%) Cisco
4 30 (24.00%) VMware
5 27 (21.60%) Microsoft
6 26 (20.80%) Linux
7 23 (18.40%) Windows Server
8 20 (16.00%) Unix
9 19 (15.20%) Security Cleared
10 18 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (12.80%) Data Centre
11 16 (12.80%) Perl
11 16 (12.80%) HP
11 16 (12.80%) MS Exchange
12 15 (12.00%) MS Excel
12 15 (12.00%) Firewall
13 14 (11.20%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (11.20%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (10.40%) SC Cleared
14 13 (10.40%) ITIL
15 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (9.60%) Citrix
15 12 (9.60%) TCP/IP
15 12 (9.60%) Internet
15 12 (9.60%) Migration
16 11 (8.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (8.80%) WAN
16 11 (8.80%) CCNA
17 10 (8.00%) Python

Technical 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 16 (12.80%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (3.20%) JBoss
4 4 (3.20%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.20%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.40%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.40%) FileNet
5 3 (2.40%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.40%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.60%) Confluence
6 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.60%) SAS
7 1 (0.80%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.80%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.80%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.60%) Office 365
2 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.20%) SaaS
5 1 (0.80%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.00%) Firewall
2 12 (9.60%) Internet
2 12 (9.60%) TCP/IP
3 11 (8.80%) WAN
4 9 (7.20%) LAN
4 9 (7.20%) SAN
4 9 (7.20%) SSL
5 8 (6.40%) LDAP
6 7 (5.60%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (5.60%) MPLS
6 7 (5.60%) VPN
7 6 (4.80%) IPsec
7 6 (4.80%) Wireless
8 5 (4.00%) BGP
8 5 (4.00%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (4.00%) Network Security
9 4 (3.20%) OSPF
9 4 (3.20%) VoIP
10 3 (2.40%) DHCP
10 3 (2.40%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.40%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.80%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.20%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.40%) Big Data
4 3 (2.40%) Flink
4 3 (2.40%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.40%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.40%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.60%) JIRA
2 2 (1.60%) JMeter
2 2 (1.60%) Selenium
3 1 (0.80%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.80%) NUnit
3 1 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.40%) Banking
2 3 (2.40%) Finance
2 3 (2.40%) Retail
3 1 (0.80%) Front Office
3 1 (0.80%) German Language
3 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.80%) Local Government
3 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.00%) Regular Expression
2 5 (4.00%) Software Packaging
3 4 (3.20%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (2.40%) Kafka
4 3 (2.40%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (0.80%) CSS
5 1 (0.80%) HTML
5 1 (0.80%) LAMP
5 1 (0.80%) Node.js
5 1 (0.80%) RESTful
5 1 (0.80%) Web Services
5 1 (0.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (12.80%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.20%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.40%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.40%) DataPower
4 3 (2.40%) VCE vBlock
5 2 (1.60%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.60%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.60%) NHS
5 2 (1.60%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (1.60%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.80%) Clustering
6 1 (0.80%) CMDB
6 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.80%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.80%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.80%) Replication
6 1 (0.80%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.80%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 60 (48.00%) Windows
2 26 (20.80%) Linux
3 23 (18.40%) Windows Server
4 20 (16.00%) Unix
5 14 (11.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (8.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (8.00%) Windows 7
8 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.00%) CentOS
10 4 (3.20%) AIX
10 4 (3.20%) Mac OS
10 4 (3.20%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.20%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.60%) Android
12 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.60%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.80%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.40%) ITIL
2 12 (9.60%) Migration
3 10 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (8.00%) Knowledge Management
4 7 (5.60%) DevOps
5 6 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.20%) Change Control
7 4 (3.20%) Data Management
7 4 (3.20%) OO
7 4 (3.20%) Service Management
8 3 (2.40%) Change Data Capture
8 3 (2.40%) Coaching
8 3 (2.40%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (2.40%) Data Engineering
8 3 (2.40%) Scrum
8 3 (2.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.40%) System Testing
8 3 (2.40%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.80%) Perl
2 10 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (8.00%) Python
2 10 (8.00%) Shell Script
3 9 (7.20%) Java
3 9 (7.20%) SQL
4 3 (2.40%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.60%) C
5 2 (1.60%) PHP
6 1 (0.80%) C++
6 1 (0.80%) Groovy
6 1 (0.80%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.80%) Ruby
6 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (15.20%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.20%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (10.40%) SC Cleared
4 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (8.80%) CCNA
6 8 (6.40%) MCSE
7 5 (4.00%) Degree
8 3 (2.40%) CCNP
8 3 (2.40%) ISEB
8 3 (2.40%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.60%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.60%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.60%) MCSA
9 2 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.80%) MCDST
10 1 (0.80%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) SLA
2 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.80%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 36 (28.80%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.20%) vSphere
5 8 (6.40%) vCloud
6 3 (2.40%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.40%) XenApp
7 2 (1.60%) Firmware
8 1 (0.80%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.80%) Docker
8 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.80%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.80%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.80%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (7.20%) SCCM
2 7 (5.60%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (3.20%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.20%) Puppet
4 4 (3.20%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.60%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.60%) SCOM
6 1 (0.80%) Ansible
6 1 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.80%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (0.80%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.80%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.80%) NetApp OnCommand
6 1 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 32 (25.60%) Cisco
2 30 (24.00%) VMware
3 27 (21.60%) Microsoft
4 16 (12.80%) HP
5 12 (9.60%) Citrix
6 8 (6.40%) Splunk
7 7 (5.60%) NetApp
7 7 (5.60%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.00%) F5
8 5 (4.00%) Oracle
8 5 (4.00%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.20%) IBM
9 4 (3.20%) Informatica
9 4 (3.20%) Juniper
9 4 (3.20%) Siebel
9 4 (3.20%) Veeam
10 3 (2.40%) Dell
10 3 (2.40%) Nortel
10 3 (2.40%) Remedy
10 3 (2.40%) Sun
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