Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Engineer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 January 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.

Project Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 229 236
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7 +47
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.085% 0.080% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.084% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 8
City of London median daily rate £575 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.68% +3.53% +88.89%
10th Percentile £476 £381 £344
90th Percentile £613 £514 £483
Central London median daily rate £575 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +30.68% +10.00% +77.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 6,661 5,962 6,812
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.25% 95.58% 95.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,286 4,726 5,371
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +4.00%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £644
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 67 99
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -9.95% +19.34%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.84 £10.96
90th Percentile £30.80 £55.00 £40.35
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.35 £19.50
% change year-on-year +4.35% -11.05% +18.18%

Project Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Engineer in the City of London

Project 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 Project Engineer in the City of London.

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

Project 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 Project Engineer in the City of London.

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

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 City of London region featuring Project Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Nessus
2 3 (50.00%) BladeLogic
2 3 (50.00%) Qualys
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (50.00%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) Rapid7
2 3 (50.00%) Ansible
2 3 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
2 3 (50.00%) Threat Management
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) LDAP
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) BMC
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) AlienVault
2 3 (50.00%) QRadar
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments

Project 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LDAP
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) SIEM
1 3 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
1 3 (50.00%) Threat Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) BladeLogic
1 3 (50.00%) Nessus
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
1 3 (50.00%) QRadar
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) AlienVault
2 3 (50.00%) BMC
2 3 (50.00%) Qualys
2 3 (50.00%) Rapid7
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft