The first table below looks at the demand for the Installations 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 Installations Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Installation Engineer
Rank 113 102 102
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs requiring an Installations Engineer 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.055% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.059% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £183 - £165
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 - £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £237 - £209
UK excluding London average daily rate £133 £183 £275
% change year-on-year
-27.39% -33.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.18 £16.20 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-24.84% +20.00%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2162 1704 2109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.92% 93.01% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 796 954
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 155 177
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Installations Engineer
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Installations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Installations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Installations 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 Installations Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Installations Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Installations Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Installations Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Installations Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Installations 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 Installations Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Installations Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Installations 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 Installations Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
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Installations Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Installations 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 Installations Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Network Design
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) McAfee
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (18.18%) JSP
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
3 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) JSP 440
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
4 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) MS Office
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Installations 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 Installations Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) McAfee
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
2 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec