Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 26 July 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 236 295
Rank change year-on-year +1 +59 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 6 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.093% 0.015% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.015% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
City of London median daily rate £300 £360 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +30.91% -15.38%
10th Percentile £217 £355 £233
90th Percentile £420 £365 £438
Central London median daily rate £313 £293 £275
% change year-on-year +6.84% +6.36% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6185 6498 10815
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.74% 95.29% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4741 5231 8285
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 76 164
City of London median hourly rate £17.77 £19.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.68% +1.30% +1.60%
10th Percentile £12.52 £11.38 £10.33
90th Percentile £30.04 £39.29 £37.04
Central London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.50 £18.60
% change year-on-year -11.52% +4.81% +6.29%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 26 July 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 City of London region featuring Project Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) IaaS
3 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Network Management
4 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) LANDesk
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) SaaS
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Avaya
4 2 (33.33%) PMP
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) Windows

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 4 (66.67%) IaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) SaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Yammer
4 1 (16.67%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) Skype
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) BYOD
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) HP Storage
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Office Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) PMP
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) vCenter Server
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) LANDesk
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
3 1 (16.67%) Forcepoint
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Meraki
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam
3 1 (16.67%) VMware