The median contractor rate for a Implementation Engineer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Implementation Engineer
UK / England
Rank 544 569 542
Rank change year-on-year +25 -27  
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Engineer 33 43 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.088% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.093% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 18
Median daily rate £488 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £444 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +25.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39124 46334 45141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.21% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25435 30385 27741
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1447 1806
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Implementation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Implementation Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West - 14 £233 -
London +11 11 £488 +37.32% 1
West Midlands +14 3 £363 +2.11%
Yorkshire +9 2 £585 - 2
South East +7 1 £575 +53.33% 2
South West -2 1 - -
Implementation Engineer
UK

Implementation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 25 (34.72%) Firewall
2 24 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (29.17%) Fortinet
4 17 (23.61%) Cisco
4 17 (23.61%) Network Security
5 15 (20.83%) Security Cleared
5 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 15 (20.83%) Windows
5 15 (20.83%) Network Design
6 14 (19.44%) MS Excel
6 14 (19.44%) FortiGate
6 14 (19.44%) Windows Server
7 13 (18.06%) CCSP
7 13 (18.06%) MPLS
8 11 (15.28%) Unix
9 10 (13.89%) Active Directory
9 10 (13.89%) Data Centre
9 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (12.50%) System Testing
10 9 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (12.50%) CheckPoint
11 8 (11.11%) CCNA
11 8 (11.11%) BGP
11 8 (11.11%) Linux
11 8 (11.11%) ITIL
11 8 (11.11%) C
11 8 (11.11%) WAN
11 8 (11.11%) Regression Testing
11 8 (11.11%) Information Security
11 8 (11.11%) Migration

Implementation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (4.17%) Apache
1 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.78%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.39%) CMS
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.72%) MS Project
3 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.17%) Office 365
3 3 (4.17%) SaaS
4 2 (2.78%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.39%) IaaS
5 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (34.72%) Firewall
2 17 (23.61%) Network Security
3 13 (18.06%) MPLS
4 9 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (11.11%) BGP
5 8 (11.11%) WAN
6 6 (8.33%) OSPF
7 4 (5.56%) LAN
8 2 (2.78%) DNS
8 2 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (2.78%) HTTP
8 2 (2.78%) VPN
9 1 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.39%) DMVPN
9 1 (1.39%) GLBP
9 1 (1.39%) HSRP
9 1 (1.39%) Junos
9 1 (1.39%) Multicast
9 1 (1.39%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MSI
General
1 8 (11.11%) Military
2 7 (9.72%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.39%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.39%) JSON
2 1 (1.39%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) DataPower
4 1 (1.39%) iPad
4 1 (1.39%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.83%) Windows
2 14 (19.44%) Windows Server
3 11 (15.28%) Unix
4 8 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) Android
6 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.83%) Network Design
2 9 (12.50%) System Testing
3 8 (11.11%) Information Security
3 8 (11.11%) ITIL
3 8 (11.11%) Migration
3 8 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 8 (11.11%) SDLC
3 8 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 6 (8.33%) ITSM
4 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 6 (8.33%) Service Management
5 5 (6.94%) Programme Management
6 4 (5.56%) Network Management
7 3 (4.17%) Product Management
7 3 (4.17%) Project Management
8 2 (2.78%) CRM
8 2 (2.78%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) C
2 5 (6.94%) C++
3 4 (5.56%) Java
3 4 (5.56%) Perl
3 4 (5.56%) Python
4 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.39%) PHP
5 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 13 (18.06%) CCSP
4 8 (11.11%) CCNA
4 8 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.33%) CCNP
7 3 (4.17%) CCIE
8 2 (2.78%) CCDA
8 2 (2.78%) Degree
9 1 (1.39%) CCDP
9 1 (1.39%) MCITP
9 1 (1.39%) MCSE
9 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.39%) PMP
9 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (19.44%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.56%) Ansible
3 3 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.17%) Puppet
4 2 (2.78%) Nagios
4 2 (2.78%) SCCM
5 1 (1.39%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.39%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.39%) OPNET
5 1 (1.39%) SCOM
5 1 (1.39%) Sysprep
5 1 (1.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) Fortinet
2 17 (23.61%) Cisco
3 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 9 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 7 (9.72%) Blue Coat
5 7 (9.72%) Oracle
6 6 (8.33%) Aruba
7 5 (6.94%) ServiceNow
8 4 (5.56%) F5
8 4 (5.56%) Splunk
8 4 (5.56%) VMware
9 3 (4.17%) AppDynamics
9 3 (4.17%) Dynatrace
9 3 (4.17%) HP
10 2 (2.78%) CyberArk
10 2 (2.78%) IBM
11 1 (1.39%) Dell
11 1 (1.39%) EMC
11 1 (1.39%) Juniper
11 1 (1.39%) TIBCO