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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Engineer
Rank 137 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.042% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.044% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £380 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £258
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.28 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £15.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -18.42%
Technical Engineer
England

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
3012 2284 2228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.26% 95.81% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1802 1358 1141
Median daily rate £400 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 150 192
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 6 £400 -
Herefordshire -6 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £450 -
Technical Engineer
England

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
4 9 (69.23%) MCSE
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
6 7 (53.85%) Linux
6 7 (53.85%) Windows 8
6 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (53.85%) VMware
7 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (46.15%) Ubuntu
7 6 (46.15%) vSphere
7 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
7 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
7 6 (46.15%) IPv4
7 6 (46.15%) CCNP
7 6 (46.15%) MCSA
7 6 (46.15%) LAN
7 6 (46.15%) WAN
7 6 (46.15%) Cisco
7 6 (46.15%) Juniper
7 6 (46.15%) SAN
7 6 (46.15%) Firewall
7 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
8 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
9 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
9 3 (23.08%) Becrypt

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:

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
1 6 (46.15%) IPv4
1 6 (46.15%) LAN
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
1 6 (46.15%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Windows 8
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (46.15%) Ubuntu
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) ERP
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (69.23%) MCSE
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (46.15%) CCNP
3 6 (46.15%) MCSA
3 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (23.08%) A+ Certification
4 3 (23.08%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) vSphere
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) Juniper
4 3 (23.08%) Becrypt
4 3 (23.08%) Lumension
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Virgin Media