The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical 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
Technical Engineer
Rank - 104 97
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 0 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.21% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.23% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £258 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-20.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
- -10.58%
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%
Technical Engineer
England

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Technical Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Technical 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 Technical 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Shropshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Technical Engineer
England

Technical Engineer
Top 20 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 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 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) PlateSpin
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Perl

Technical 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 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.

Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) PlateSpin
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
Staffordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £25000.00 - £29500.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Telford
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Staffordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £15 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago