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 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Engineer
Rank 554 573 580
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 73 64 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 31
Median daily rate £338 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £164 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £22.85 £26.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.11% +67.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £14.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.77 £126.00 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £23.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-40.21% +115.90%

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
47494 51855 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31084 33012 33811
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 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2028 2194
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 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Technical Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 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 +8 69 £329 -6.10% 46
London -14 24 £413 +9.63% 9
South East +19 17 £360 +4.34% 14
Berkshire +10 8 £313 -9.42% 7
North West +12 7 £325 - 4
North East - 6 £329 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 6 £329 - 1
Manchester - 6 £325 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £329 -
Yorkshire +9 5 £233 -33.57% 6
Reading +6 5 £300 -20.00% 5
Leeds +11 4 £338 -3.57% 4
East of England +11 4 £168 - 4
West Yorkshire +6 4 £338 -3.57% 4
Surrey +23 3 £274 -36.52% 3
South West +9 3 £320 +67.32% 2
Hampshire - 3 - - 2
City of London +4 2 £469 -14.77% 4
Maidenhead +3 2 £395 -
East Midlands -6 2 - - 1
South Wales - 2 £300 - 2
Wiltshire - 2 £320 -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £320 -
Derby - 2 - -
Wales - 2 £300 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £118 - 1
Essex - 2 £194 -
Cheshire +15 1 - - 2
West Sussex +8 1 - -

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 67 (51.54%) Windows
2 44 (33.85%) VMware
3 39 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 37 (28.46%) Microsoft
5 32 (24.62%) Cisco
6 29 (22.31%) Linux
6 29 (22.31%) Windows Server
7 26 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 20 (15.38%) Data Centre
9 19 (14.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (14.62%) SC Cleared
10 18 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (13.85%) MS Exchange
10 18 (13.85%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (13.08%) WAN
12 16 (12.31%) Migration
12 16 (12.31%) MS Excel
12 16 (12.31%) Firewall
13 15 (11.54%) LAN
13 15 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (11.54%) Citrix
13 15 (11.54%) SAN
13 15 (11.54%) vSphere
13 15 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (10.77%) HP
14 14 (10.77%) TCP/IP
14 14 (10.77%) Unix
14 14 (10.77%) SQL Server
14 14 (10.77%) SCCM
15 13 (10.00%) MCSE

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 18 (13.85%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (3.08%) JBoss
3 4 (3.08%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.31%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.31%) FileNet
4 3 (2.31%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.31%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.31%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.54%) Confluence
5 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.54%) SAS
6 1 (0.77%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.77%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.15%) Office 365
2 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.08%) SaaS
4 1 (0.77%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.08%) WAN
2 16 (12.31%) Firewall
3 15 (11.54%) LAN
3 15 (11.54%) SAN
4 14 (10.77%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.92%) Internet
5 9 (6.92%) LDAP
6 8 (6.15%) Network Security
6 8 (6.15%) SSL
7 7 (5.38%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (4.62%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (4.62%) IPv4
8 6 (4.62%) VPN
8 6 (4.62%) Wireless
9 5 (3.85%) Cisco ISE
9 5 (3.85%) IPsec
9 5 (3.85%) MPLS
10 4 (3.08%) DNS
11 3 (2.31%) DHCP
11 3 (2.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.46%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.08%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.31%) Big Data
5 3 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.31%) Flink
5 3 (2.31%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.54%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.77%) Redis
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.54%) JIRA
1 2 (1.54%) JMeter
1 2 (1.54%) Selenium
2 1 (0.77%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.77%) NUnit
2 1 (0.77%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (4.62%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.08%) Banking
2 4 (3.08%) Retail
3 3 (2.31%) Finance
3 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.77%) Automotive
4 1 (0.77%) Front Office
4 1 (0.77%) German Language
4 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.77%) Local Government
4 1 (0.77%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.62%) Regular Expression
2 4 (3.08%) Software Packaging
2 4 (3.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (2.31%) Kafka
3 3 (2.31%) Spark Streaming
4 2 (1.54%) Node.js
4 2 (1.54%) RESTful
5 1 (0.77%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.77%) LAMP
5 1 (0.77%) REST
5 1 (0.77%) Spring
5 1 (0.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 18 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.31%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.31%) DataPower
3 3 (2.31%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.54%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.54%) Clustering
4 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.54%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.54%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.54%) NHS
4 2 (1.54%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (0.77%) CMDB
5 1 (0.77%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.77%) Replication
5 1 (0.77%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.77%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 67 (51.54%) Windows
2 29 (22.31%) Linux
2 29 (22.31%) Windows Server
3 15 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (10.77%) Unix
5 13 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 13 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (8.46%) Windows 8
7 9 (6.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (5.38%) Ubuntu
9 5 (3.85%) Mac OS
9 5 (3.85%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.08%) AIX
10 4 (3.08%) CentOS
11 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.54%) Android
12 2 (1.54%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.31%) Migration
2 10 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (6.92%) ITIL
4 6 (4.62%) DevOps
4 6 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (4.62%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 5 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.08%) Data Management
6 4 (3.08%) OO
6 4 (3.08%) Project Management
6 4 (3.08%) Service Management
7 3 (2.31%) Change Control
7 3 (2.31%) Change Data Capture
7 3 (2.31%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (2.31%) Data Engineering
7 3 (2.31%) Scrum
7 3 (2.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.31%) System Testing
7 3 (2.31%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.69%) Perl
1 10 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.92%) Java
2 9 (6.92%) SQL
3 6 (4.62%) Python
3 6 (4.62%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.31%) VBScript
5 2 (1.54%) C
5 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.54%) PHP
6 1 (0.77%) C++
6 1 (0.77%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.62%) SC Cleared
3 18 (13.85%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (10.00%) MCSE
6 11 (8.46%) CCNP
7 9 (6.92%) CCNA
8 7 (5.38%) MCSA
8 7 (5.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (4.62%) Degree
10 3 (2.31%) ISEB
10 3 (2.31%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.54%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.77%) MCDST
12 1 (0.77%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.77%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 39 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (14.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.54%) vSphere
4 10 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 9 (6.92%) vCloud
6 5 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (3.08%) XenApp
8 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.31%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.54%) Docker
9 2 (1.54%) Firmware
9 2 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.54%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.77%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.77%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (10.77%) SCCM
2 7 (5.38%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.08%) Puppet
5 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.54%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.54%) SCOM
5 2 (1.54%) WSUS
6 1 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.77%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.77%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.77%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.77%) NetApp OnCommand
6 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.77%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (33.85%) VMware
2 37 (28.46%) Microsoft
3 32 (24.62%) Cisco
4 15 (11.54%) Citrix
5 14 (10.77%) HP
6 9 (6.92%) Juniper
7 8 (6.15%) NetApp
8 6 (4.62%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.85%) F5
9 5 (3.85%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.08%) IBM
10 4 (3.08%) Informatica
10 4 (3.08%) Oracle
10 4 (3.08%) Siebel
10 4 (3.08%) Splunk
10 4 (3.08%) Veeam
11 3 (2.31%) Axway
11 3 (2.31%) Nortel
11 3 (2.31%) Remedy
11 3 (2.31%) Sun
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