The first table below looks at the demand for the Implementation Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Implementation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Implementation Engineer
Rank 117 102 102
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Engineer 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.043% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £283 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.59% -6.99%
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £291 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.42% -10.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2124 1765 2122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.69% 91.36% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 840 1010
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £202 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 132 146
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Implementation Engineer
England

Implementation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Implementation Engineer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Implementation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Implementation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Implementation Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Implementation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Implementation Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Implementation Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Implementation Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Implementation Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - - - - 1
Implementation Engineer
England

Implementation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Implementation 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 Implementation Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (52.94%) CheckPoint
1 9 (52.94%) Firewall
1 9 (52.94%) BIG-IP
2 8 (47.06%) WAN
2 8 (47.06%) OSPF
2 8 (47.06%) CCNP
2 8 (47.06%) CCNA
2 8 (47.06%) F5
3 7 (41.18%) Network Design
3 7 (41.18%) LAN
3 7 (41.18%) MPLS
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (29.41%) Nokia
5 5 (29.41%) EPoS
5 5 (29.41%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (29.41%) BGP
6 4 (23.53%) Network Security
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) CCDP
6 4 (23.53%) Network Management
7 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
7 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
7 3 (17.65%) BT 21CN
7 3 (17.65%) BT
8 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
8 2 (11.76%) Change Management

Implementation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Implementation 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 Implementation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) Firewall
1 9 (52.94%) BIG-IP
2 8 (47.06%) WAN
2 8 (47.06%) OSPF
3 7 (41.18%) LAN
3 7 (41.18%) MPLS
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (29.41%) BGP
5 4 (23.53%) Network Security
6 3 (17.65%) BT 21CN
7 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (5.88%) GPON
7 1 (5.88%) DMVPN
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.88%) WLAN
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) EPoS
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Network Design
2 4 (23.53%) Network Management
3 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Korn
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CCNP
2 8 (47.06%) CCNA
3 4 (23.53%) CCDP
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) HNC
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) XenApp
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
1 9 (52.94%) CheckPoint
2 8 (47.06%) F5
3 5 (29.41%) Nokia
4 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
4 3 (17.65%) BT
5 1 (5.88%) PlateSpin
5 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) BMC
5 1 (5.88%) CA
5 1 (5.88%) Remedy
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee