Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Engineer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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.

IT Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 230 233
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 +26
Contract jobs requiring an IT Engineer 31 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.44% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.31% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 9
City of London median daily rate £250 £225 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +32.35% -32.00%
10th Percentile £120 £127 £131
90th Percentile £481 £450 £239
Central London median daily rate £250 £220 £170
% change year-on-year +13.64% +29.41% -32.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £21.25 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.78% - -
Central London median hourly rate £21.25 £11.50 -
% change year-on-year +84.78% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,637 6,468 6,497
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 95.27% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,242 5,022 5,207
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £498 £463
% change year-on-year +0.50% +7.57% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 87 73
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -4.74% +5.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £11.30
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.30 £49.51
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.05% +6.80% -2.78%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in the City of London

IT Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IT Engineer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Engineer in the City of London

IT Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Engineer in the City of London

IT Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Engineer in the City of London

IT Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IT Engineer in the City of London

IT Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Engineer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. 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
Moorgate - 1 £325 -
IT Engineer
Central London

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
3 15 (48.39%) Office 365
4 12 (38.71%) Finance
5 10 (32.26%) Apple
5 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (25.81%) Cisco
6 8 (25.81%) Banking
7 7 (22.58%) ITIL
7 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
7 7 (22.58%) Skype
8 6 (19.35%) Windows 10
8 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
8 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
9 5 (16.13%) SolarWinds
9 5 (16.13%) Degree
9 5 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (16.13%) Polycom
9 5 (16.13%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (16.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (16.13%) Skype for Business
9 5 (16.13%) Telepresence
10 4 (12.90%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (12.90%) Android
10 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
10 4 (12.90%) PBX
10 4 (12.90%) VoIP
10 4 (12.90%) DNS
10 4 (12.90%) Firewall

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.13%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (48.39%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.23%) G Suite
2 1 (3.23%) GoToWebinar
2 1 (3.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Skype
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (16.13%) Telepresence
3 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 4 (12.90%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) PBX
3 4 (12.90%) VoIP
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (9.68%) DHCP
4 3 (9.68%) LAN
4 3 (9.68%) SAN
4 3 (9.68%) WAN
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (6.45%) Kerberos
5 2 (6.45%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (6.45%) VPN
5 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (6.45%) WLAN
6 1 (3.23%) SSH
6 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) GIS
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Android Studio
1 1 (3.23%) JUnit
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Front Office
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
1 2 (6.45%) OAuth
1 2 (6.45%) SAML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.23%) Android SDK
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) RESTful
2 1 (3.23%) WCF
2 1 (3.23%) WF
2 1 (3.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (12.90%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.45%) iPhone
3 2 (6.45%) PKI
3 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.23%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.23%) iPad
4 1 (3.23%) Market Risk
4 1 (3.23%) PDA
4 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
3 6 (19.35%) Windows 10
4 4 (12.90%) Android
5 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
6 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.45%) Unix
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
2 2 (6.45%) Cryptography
2 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (6.45%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (6.45%) Migration
2 2 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.23%) Android Development
3 1 (3.23%) Decision-Making
3 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.23%) Functional Programming
3 1 (3.23%) iOS Development
3 1 (3.23%) ITSM
3 1 (3.23%) MVC
3 1 (3.23%) People Management
3 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.23%) Security Management
3 1 (3.23%) SEO
3 1 (3.23%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.45%) Perl
2 2 (6.45%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) Apple Swift
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.23%) CCNP
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
5 1 (3.23%) MCSA
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.23%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 2 (6.45%) NIST 800
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.45%) OpenAM
3 1 (3.23%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) CASB
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
1 2 (6.45%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) Apple
3 8 (25.81%) Cisco
4 5 (16.13%) Polycom
4 5 (16.13%) SolarWinds
5 3 (9.68%) Citrix
5 3 (9.68%) Remedy
5 3 (9.68%) VMware
6 2 (6.45%) Avaya
6 2 (6.45%) Bloomberg
6 2 (6.45%) CA
6 2 (6.45%) CyberArk
6 2 (6.45%) Forcepoint
6 2 (6.45%) HP
6 2 (6.45%) Reuters
6 2 (6.45%) Symantec
7 1 (3.23%) Canon
7 1 (3.23%) F5
7 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.23%) Xerox