The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Engineer
Rank 540 528 502
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 82 72 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 45 41
Average daily rate
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£300 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £139 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £491 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.10 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £24.10 £121.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -

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
52654 50519 47353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.44% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33449 30575 27767
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1936 1988 2122
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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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 -3 77 £288 +27.77% 68
London +10 27 £210 -6.66% 18
South East -25 19 £283 +24.17% 21
Yorkshire -19 10 £313 +68.91% 1
Berkshire 0 9 £265 +15.21% 8
West Yorkshire -17 9 £325 +96.96% 1
North West -24 7 - - 4
Bradford - 6 £380 -
East Midlands -1 5 £180 -34.54% 3
Hampshire -5 5 £413 +71.87%
City of London -8 5 £488 - 7
Manchester -9 5 - - 1
Leicestershire - 5 £180 - 1
Reading -5 4 £165 - 5
South West -8 4 £380 +8.57% 8
East of England -8 4 £338 +77.63% 11
Leicester - 4 £180 - 1
Surrey -3 3 - - 9
Scotland -4 3 £350 -19.33% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 3 £338 +181.25% 6
Leeds -19 3 £300 +62.16%
Wiltshire +1 2 £380 -26.75%
Bristol 0 2 - - 3
Bracknell -4 2 £218 -5.43%
Wales -6 2 £360 -20.00% 1
Glasgow - 2 £350 -
Guildford - 2 - - 2
Southampton - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £338 - 6
Ipswich +5 1 - -

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Engineer in their job title.

1 96 (62.34%) Windows
2 54 (35.06%) Active Directory
3 50 (32.47%) VMware
4 48 (31.17%) Microsoft
5 35 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (20.13%) Cisco
7 29 (18.83%) SQL Server
8 27 (17.53%) ITIL
9 25 (16.23%) MS Exchange
9 25 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (14.94%) Windows 7
10 23 (14.94%) MS Excel
10 23 (14.94%) SQL
10 23 (14.94%) Citrix
11 22 (14.29%) HP
12 21 (13.64%) Degree
12 21 (13.64%) Security Cleared
12 21 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (12.99%) Linux
14 18 (11.69%) MS Office
15 17 (11.04%) SCCM
16 16 (10.39%) Oracle
16 16 (10.39%) DNS
17 15 (9.74%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (9.74%) JavaScript
18 13 (8.44%) C#
18 13 (8.44%) Internet
18 13 (8.44%) Cisco Certification
18 13 (8.44%) Telecoms
18 13 (8.44%) Workflow

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (16.23%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.19%) IIS
3 8 (5.19%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (3.90%) WebLogic
5 6 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (3.25%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.95%) Lync
8 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.65%) Jetty
8 1 (0.65%) nginx
8 1 (0.65%) Apache
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (14.94%) MS Excel
2 18 (11.69%) MS Office
3 3 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.49%) Office 365
2 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.25%) Google Analytics
4 4 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.30%) SaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.65%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.39%) DNS
2 13 (8.44%) Internet
3 12 (7.79%) SAN
3 12 (7.79%) LAN
4 11 (7.14%) WAN
4 11 (7.14%) Firewall
5 9 (5.84%) DHCP
6 7 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.55%) IP Telephony
6 7 (4.55%) NAS
7 6 (3.90%) VPN
8 5 (3.25%) SMS
8 5 (3.25%) LDAP
8 5 (3.25%) Wireless
8 5 (3.25%) Cisco IPT
9 4 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (2.60%) VoIP
9 4 (2.60%) HTTP
10 3 (1.95%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.95%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (5.19%) Hadoop
2 8 (5.19%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (7.14%) JIRA
2 8 (5.19%) Eclipse
2 8 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.60%) SoapUI
3 4 (2.60%) Selenium
3 4 (2.60%) JMeter
4 2 (1.30%) WebLOAD
4 2 (1.30%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.30%) XMLSpy
5 1 (0.65%) JUnit
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.65%) Subversion
5 1 (0.65%) Maven
5 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (8.44%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.49%) Finance
3 6 (3.90%) Legal
4 3 (1.95%) Retail
4 3 (1.95%) Law
5 2 (1.30%) Billing
5 2 (1.30%) Marketing
5 2 (1.30%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.30%) Front Office
6 1 (0.65%) Automotive
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Publishing
6 1 (0.65%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Military
6 1 (0.65%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.65%) French Language
6 1 (0.65%) German Language
6 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.84%) HTML
2 6 (3.90%) CSS
2 6 (3.90%) Web Services
3 5 (3.25%) .NET
3 5 (3.25%) jQuery
3 5 (3.25%) HTML5
3 5 (3.25%) CSS3
3 5 (3.25%) SOAP
4 4 (2.60%) XML
5 2 (1.30%) Middleware
5 2 (1.30%) JSP
5 2 (1.30%) XMPP
5 2 (1.30%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.65%) WCF
6 1 (0.65%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.65%) FFmpeg
6 1 (0.65%) Jinja
6 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.65%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 11 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.90%) Fat Client
3 6 (3.90%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.25%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.25%) Clustering
5 3 (1.95%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.30%) PKI
6 2 (1.30%) Informatics
6 2 (1.30%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.65%) Telematics
7 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.65%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.65%) Life Science
7 1 (0.65%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 96 (62.34%) Windows
2 35 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (14.94%) Windows 7
4 21 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (12.99%) Linux
6 15 (9.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.19%) UNIX
8 7 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (4.55%) Windows XP
9 6 (3.90%) Android
10 5 (3.25%) Windows 2000
10 5 (3.25%) Windows NT
11 4 (2.60%) AIX
11 4 (2.60%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.60%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.95%) CentOS
12 3 (1.95%) Solaris
13 2 (1.30%) Debian
13 2 (1.30%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.53%) ITIL
2 13 (8.44%) Workflow
3 12 (7.79%) Migration
4 10 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (6.49%) Time Management
4 10 (6.49%) SDLC
5 9 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (5.84%) Automated Testing
5 9 (5.84%) Project Management
6 8 (5.19%) OO
6 8 (5.19%) Software Engineering
6 8 (5.19%) Scrum
6 8 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (4.55%) Change Management
8 6 (3.90%) Service Management
8 6 (3.90%) Validation
8 6 (3.90%) Service Delivery
8 6 (3.90%) Supplier Management
8 6 (3.90%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.94%) SQL
2 15 (9.74%) JavaScript
3 13 (8.44%) C#
4 12 (7.79%) Python
5 11 (7.14%) Java
6 9 (5.84%) Perl
6 9 (5.84%) Shell Script
6 9 (5.84%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.95%) Ruby
7 3 (1.95%) C
8 2 (1.30%) C++
8 2 (1.30%) VB
9 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.65%) X++
9 1 (0.65%) Groovy
9 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (13.64%) Degree
1 21 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.44%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (7.79%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.19%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.55%) CCNA
6 6 (3.90%) MCSE
6 6 (3.90%) CCNP
7 3 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.65%) CCSA
9 1 (0.65%) CCVP
9 1 (0.65%) SCSA
9 1 (0.65%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.65%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.65%) MCSA
9 1 (0.65%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.84%) QA
2 5 (3.25%) SLA
3 4 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 54 (35.06%) Active Directory
2 25 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.79%) XenApp
4 10 (6.49%) vSphere
5 7 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.25%) BitLocker
7 5 (3.25%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.60%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.30%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.30%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.65%) XenServer
11 1 (0.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (11.04%) SCCM
2 9 (5.84%) Puppet
3 4 (2.60%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.95%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.30%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.30%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.65%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.65%) vMotion
6 1 (0.65%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.65%) Foglight
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.65%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (32.47%) VMware
2 48 (31.17%) Microsoft
3 31 (20.13%) Cisco
4 23 (14.94%) Citrix
5 22 (14.29%) HP
6 16 (10.39%) Oracle
7 8 (5.19%) AppSense
7 8 (5.19%) Apple
8 6 (3.90%) Nokia
8 6 (3.90%) Dell
9 5 (3.25%) Adobe
9 5 (3.25%) NetApp
9 5 (3.25%) Symantec
9 5 (3.25%) Google
9 5 (3.25%) Wyse
10 4 (2.60%) ArcSight
10 4 (2.60%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 4 (2.60%) IBM
11 3 (1.95%) EMC
11 3 (1.95%) Huawei
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