The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Technical Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank - 113 105
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.083% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.088% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.93 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +35.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2250 2270 1984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.02% 94.50% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1372 1235 1133
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £235 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £509 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 95 169
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% +13.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.95 £29.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Technical Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IPv4
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) SAN

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) IPv4
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) VMware