Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 25 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.

Project Engineer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 97 108
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.076% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Cheshire median daily rate - £180 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.28% -12.24%
North West median daily rate - £325 £316
% change year-on-year - +2.77% +34.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £31.25 £11.16 £22.92
% change year-on-year +180.02% -51.30% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Contract vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 1256 1350 1980
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 93.82% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 974 1323
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £255 £231 £266
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 48 84
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.93 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.93% -11.76% +4.70%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £10.08
90th Percentile £35.00 £27.63 £34.85
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +17.19% -25.58% +34.38%

Project Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Engineer in Cheshire

Project Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Engineer in Cheshire

Project Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Engineer in Cheshire

Project Engineer Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Project 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 Cheshire region featuring Project Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISPF
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Project Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ISPF
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM