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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Engineer
UK
Rank 525 515 523
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 61 107 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 64 61
Median daily rate £325 £300 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £172 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £471 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 5
Median hourly rate - £22.22 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +67.66%
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
42200 49241 49534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27496 31679 30638
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1662 1940
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +6 51 £340 +11.02% 43
London -4 19 £380 +19.21% 8
South East +3 13 £325 +8.33% 12
Wales +17 10 £170 +21.42%
South Wales +26 9 £160 +14.28%
North West +34 6 £350 -12.50% 3
Berkshire +7 6 £348 -8.55% 5
Caerphilly - 6 £150 -
Manchester +18 5 £350 -12.50% 1
City of London +7 4 £325 +8.33% 2
Cardiff +18 3 £170 +21.42%
East of England +9 3 £284 - 5
East Midlands +1 3 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -5 3 - -
North East -7 3 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £325 - 2
Derbyshire - 3 - -
Derby - 3 - -
South West +5 2 £320 +80.28% 5
Reading +3 2 £300 -21.05% 2
Wiltshire 0 2 £320 +56.09%
Surrey - 2 £294 -
Swindon - 2 £320 -
Watford - 2 £450 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £450 - 2
Yorkshire +12 1 £338 -19.40% 1
West Midlands +8 1 - - 8
Bracknell +3 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire +3 1 £338 -19.40% 1

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 59 (47.20%) Windows
2 39 (31.20%) Active Directory
3 34 (27.20%) Cisco
3 34 (27.20%) VMware
4 31 (24.80%) Microsoft
5 27 (21.60%) Linux
6 26 (20.80%) Windows Server
7 21 (16.80%) Unix
8 20 (16.00%) MS Excel
8 20 (16.00%) Firewall
8 20 (16.00%) Security Cleared
9 19 (15.20%) ITIL
9 19 (15.20%) MS Exchange
9 19 (15.20%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (13.60%) CCNA
12 16 (12.80%) Perl
12 16 (12.80%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (12.00%) Data Centre
14 14 (11.20%) HP
14 14 (11.20%) Citrix
14 14 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (11.20%) SC Cleared
15 13 (10.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (10.40%) Internet
15 13 (10.40%) Migration
16 12 (9.60%) PowerShell
16 12 (9.60%) Windows 7
17 11 (8.80%) Hyper-V

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 19 (15.20%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (3.20%) JBoss
4 4 (3.20%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.40%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.40%) FileNet
5 3 (2.40%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (2.40%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.60%) Confluence
6 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.60%) SAS
6 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (16.00%) 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 10 (8.00%) Office 365
2 7 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.20%) SaaS
4 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.80%) IaaS
4 1 (0.80%) PaaS
4 1 (0.80%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.00%) Firewall
2 13 (10.40%) Internet
3 10 (8.00%) SSL
4 9 (7.20%) LAN
4 9 (7.20%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.20%) WAN
5 8 (6.40%) SAN
5 8 (6.40%) Wireless
6 7 (5.60%) LDAP
6 7 (5.60%) VPN
7 6 (4.80%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (4.80%) IPsec
8 5 (4.00%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (4.00%) MPLS
9 4 (3.20%) BGP
9 4 (3.20%) DNS
9 4 (3.20%) Network Security
10 3 (2.40%) DSLAM
10 3 (2.40%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (2.40%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.40%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (3.20%) SQL Server
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 5 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.60%) JIRA
2 2 (1.60%) JMeter
2 2 (1.60%) Selenium
2 2 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.80%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.80%) NUnit
3 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.20%) Finance
3 3 (2.40%) Banking
4 2 (1.60%) Retail
5 1 (0.80%) Front Office
5 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Local Government
5 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.00%) Regular Expression
2 6 (4.80%) Software Packaging
3 4 (3.20%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (2.40%) Kafka
4 3 (2.40%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (0.80%) .NET
5 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
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%) REST
5 1 (0.80%) RESTful
5 1 (0.80%) SAML
5 1 (0.80%) Web Services
5 1 (0.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.20%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.40%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.40%) DataPower
4 3 (2.40%) NHS
4 3 (2.40%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (1.60%) CMDB
5 2 (1.60%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.60%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (1.60%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.80%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.80%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.80%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.80%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 59 (47.20%) Windows
2 27 (21.60%) Linux
3 26 (20.80%) Windows Server
4 21 (16.80%) Unix
5 16 (12.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (10.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (9.60%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.00%) CentOS
9 4 (3.20%) AIX
9 4 (3.20%) Mac OS
9 4 (3.20%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.60%) Android
10 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.80%) Solaris
11 1 (0.80%) SUSE
11 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.20%) ITIL
2 13 (10.40%) Migration
3 11 (8.80%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (8.00%) DevOps
4 10 (8.00%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.80%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.00%) Service Management
8 4 (3.20%) Change Control
8 4 (3.20%) Data Management
8 4 (3.20%) OO
9 3 (2.40%) Change Data Capture
9 3 (2.40%) Coaching
9 3 (2.40%) Data Engineering
9 3 (2.40%) ITSM
9 3 (2.40%) Scrum
9 3 (2.40%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.40%) System Testing
9 3 (2.40%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.80%) Perl
2 12 (9.60%) PowerShell
3 10 (8.00%) Python
3 10 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 9 (7.20%) Java
5 8 (6.40%) SQL
6 3 (2.40%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.60%) C
7 2 (1.60%) PHP
8 1 (0.80%) C#
8 1 (0.80%) C++
8 1 (0.80%) Groovy
8 1 (0.80%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.80%) Ruby
8 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.20%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (13.60%) CCNA
4 14 (11.20%) SC Cleared
5 13 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (6.40%) MCSE
7 5 (4.00%) Degree
7 5 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (2.40%) ISEB
8 3 (2.40%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.60%) CCNP
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%) CCDP
10 1 (0.80%) CCIP
10 1 (0.80%) CCSA
10 1 (0.80%) CCSE
10 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) SLA
2 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 39 (31.20%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.80%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.40%) vSphere
5 7 (5.60%) vCloud
6 3 (2.40%) XenApp
7 2 (1.60%) Docker
8 1 (0.80%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.80%) Firmware
8 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.80%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.80%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.80%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (5.60%) Backup Exec
1 7 (5.60%) HP Data Protector
1 7 (5.60%) SCCM
1 7 (5.60%) Tivoli
1 7 (5.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.00%) Puppet
3 3 (2.40%) Forum Sentry
3 3 (2.40%) SCOM
4 2 (1.60%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.60%) Ansible
4 2 (1.60%) Dollar Universe
4 2 (1.60%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.80%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.80%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.80%) NetApp OnCommand
Vendors
1 34 (27.20%) Cisco
1 34 (27.20%) VMware
2 31 (24.80%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.20%) Citrix
3 14 (11.20%) HP
4 10 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.40%) NetApp
5 8 (6.40%) Splunk
6 7 (5.60%) Oracle
7 5 (4.00%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.20%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.20%) F5
8 4 (3.20%) IBM
8 4 (3.20%) Informatica
8 4 (3.20%) Palo Alto
8 4 (3.20%) Remedy
8 4 (3.20%) Siebel
9 3 (2.40%) Axway
9 3 (2.40%) Dell
9 3 (2.40%) Juniper
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