Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Implementation Engineer was £418 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 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.

Implementation Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 764 807 731
Rank change year-on-year +43 -76 +22
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Engineer 78 57 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.084% 0.059% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.062% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 27 77
England median daily rate £418 £413 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% +30.54% -9.71%
10th Percentile £253 £263 £250
90th Percentile £530 £530 £397
UK median daily rate £418 £388 £320
% change year-on-year +7.74% +21.09% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88370 92296 99465
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 58881 60820 64344
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2615 2980 3832
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.77 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Implementation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Implementation Engineer in England

Implementation Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Implementation Engineer in England

Implementation Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Implementation Engineer in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Implementation Engineer in England

Implementation Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Implementation Engineer in England

Implementation Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 19 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
Midlands +49 29 £440 +15.41% 1
West Midlands +47 26 £440 +8.31%
London -21 24 £413 +3.13% 1
South East +1 12 £350 +9.38%
North of England +55 6 £400 -23.08% 3
South West +10 4 £188 -
North West +20 3 £450 -13.46% 3
East Midlands +12 3 £313 +204.88% 1
East of England -13 3 £475 +4.40% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £175 -
Implementation Engineer
UK

Implementation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Implementation 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 England region featuring Implementation Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (44.87%) Firewall
2 32 (41.03%) Cisco
3 29 (37.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 26 (33.33%) Oracle
5 25 (32.05%) WAN
5 25 (32.05%) Network Design
6 24 (30.77%) Fortinet
7 22 (28.21%) WAN Optimisation
7 22 (28.21%) Data Centre
8 21 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (25.64%) Wireless
10 19 (24.36%) VPN
11 18 (23.08%) Windows
11 18 (23.08%) McAfee
12 17 (21.79%) Nokia
12 17 (21.79%) FortiGate
13 13 (16.67%) Migration
13 13 (16.67%) Active Directory
14 9 (11.54%) Aruba
15 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
15 8 (10.26%) Workflow
15 8 (10.26%) Unix
15 8 (10.26%) Windows Server
16 7 (8.97%) Java
16 7 (8.97%) SQL
16 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
17 6 (7.69%) Office 365

Implementation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (5.13%) Liferay
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.28%) Apache
4 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (37.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.69%) Office 365
4 2 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.28%) Akamai
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.28%) G Suite
5 1 (1.28%) IaaS
5 1 (1.28%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.28%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.28%) SaaS
5 1 (1.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 35 (44.87%) Firewall
2 25 (32.05%) WAN
3 21 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (25.64%) Wireless
5 19 (24.36%) VPN
6 4 (5.13%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.85%) FCoE
7 3 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.56%) DNS
8 2 (2.56%) MPLS
9 1 (1.28%) BGP
9 1 (1.28%) DHCP
9 1 (1.28%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.28%) FTP
9 1 (1.28%) HTTP
9 1 (1.28%) Internet
9 1 (1.28%) IPsec
9 1 (1.28%) LAN
9 1 (1.28%) SAN
9 1 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) JasperReports
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
1 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.28%) Big Data
2 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (5.13%) French Language
2 3 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) Java EE
2 3 (3.85%) Web Services
3 2 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.56%) JSON
3 2 (2.56%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.28%) .NET
4 1 (1.28%) CSS
4 1 (1.28%) EDIFACT
4 1 (1.28%) HTML
4 1 (1.28%) jQuery
4 1 (1.28%) Kafka
4 1 (1.28%) SOAP
4 1 (1.28%) XML
4 1 (1.28%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.21%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.28%) HP Storage
3 1 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) Windows
2 8 (10.26%) Unix
2 8 (10.26%) Windows Server
2 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.13%) Linux
3 4 (5.13%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.85%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.56%) Android
5 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.05%) Network Design
2 22 (28.21%) WAN Optimisation
3 13 (16.67%) Migration
4 8 (10.26%) Workflow
5 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (5.13%) ITIL
5 4 (5.13%) Project Management
5 4 (5.13%) Software Engineering
6 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.85%) Identity Management
6 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.85%) Test Planning
7 2 (2.56%) Analytics
7 2 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.56%) Change Management
7 2 (2.56%) CRM
7 2 (2.56%) DevOps
7 2 (2.56%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.97%) Java
1 7 (8.97%) SQL
2 4 (5.13%) Perl
2 4 (5.13%) Python
3 3 (3.85%) C++
3 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.28%) PHP
5 1 (1.28%) Ruby
5 1 (1.28%) VB
5 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.13%) CCNP
2 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.13%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) CCNA
3 3 (3.85%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) CCDA
5 1 (1.28%) CCIE
5 1 (1.28%) CCSP
5 1 (1.28%) VCAP
5 1 (1.28%) VCDX
5 1 (1.28%) VCP6
5 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.13%) BitLocker
2 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.85%) vSphere
4 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.28%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.28%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (21.79%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.85%) Ansible
2 3 (3.85%) Puppet
3 2 (2.56%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.28%) Cacti
4 1 (1.28%) Kibana
4 1 (1.28%) logstash
4 1 (1.28%) Nagios
4 1 (1.28%) SCCM
4 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 32 (41.03%) Cisco
2 26 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 26 (33.33%) Oracle
3 24 (30.77%) Fortinet
4 18 (23.08%) McAfee
5 17 (21.79%) Nokia
6 9 (11.54%) Aruba
7 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.13%) Sophos
8 4 (5.13%) Talend
8 4 (5.13%) VMware
9 3 (3.85%) Citrix
9 3 (3.85%) IBM
9 3 (3.85%) Splunk
10 2 (2.56%) CA
10 2 (2.56%) F5
10 2 (2.56%) HP
10 2 (2.56%) Juniper
11 1 (1.28%) Cloudera
11 1 (1.28%) Infoblox