Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Engineer was £263 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Technical Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 157 164
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 9 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 7
Berkshire median daily rate £263 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% +97.84%
10th Percentile £256 £188 £212
90th Percentile £269 £421 £450
South East median daily rate £275 £388 £288
% change year-on-year -29.03% +34.78% +51.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £11.50 £14.20 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.01% -43.20% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.10 £22.50
90th Percentile £13.75 £14.30 £27.50
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £14.20 £16.50
% change year-on-year -15.49% -13.94% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3778 3988 4655
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.90% 92.31% 92.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1993 2162 2527
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £213
90th Percentile £588 £565 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 188 242
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.73 £46.62
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.38% +7.97% +12.50%

Technical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Technical Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Engineer in Berkshire

Technical Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Technical Engineer in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Engineer in Berkshire

Technical Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Engineer in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Engineer in Berkshire

Technical Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 8 - - 1
Slough - 1 £263 -
Technical Engineer
South East

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Berkshire region featuring Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 4 (44.44%) Publishing
2 4 (44.44%) BitLocker
2 4 (44.44%) Network Management
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) Office 365
5 1 (11.11%) MobileIron
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (44.44%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
General
1 4 (44.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) BitLocker
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) MobileIron