The median contractor rate for an Implementation Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 570 595 552
Rank change year-on-year +25 -43  
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Engineer 18 25 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.042% 0.051% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.053% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 53
Median daily rate £450 £384 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.26% +23.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £350 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £468 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +16.43% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding 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 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 40726 46972 48452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.05% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26580 31013 30938
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1241 1367 1887
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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
West Midlands +11 6 £425 +6.25% 2
London +1 4 £588 +54.09% 6
South East +4 3 £475 +35.71%
Yorkshire - 2 £300 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £510 -
Implementation Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 26 (50.98%) Firewall
2 23 (45.10%) Fortinet
3 17 (33.33%) FortiGate
4 16 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (29.41%) Cisco
6 12 (23.53%) Windows
6 12 (23.53%) CCSP
6 12 (23.53%) MPLS
6 12 (23.53%) Network Security
6 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (19.61%) Network Design
7 10 (19.61%) CheckPoint
7 10 (19.61%) Linux
8 9 (17.65%) Oracle
8 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 9 (17.65%) WAN
8 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
8 9 (17.65%) Migration
8 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
8 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
8 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
9 8 (15.69%) Ansible
10 7 (13.73%) Finance
10 7 (13.73%) Unix
10 7 (13.73%) Python
10 7 (13.73%) Puppet
10 7 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (11.76%) Splunk

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 (7.84%) Apache
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.88%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (3.92%) IaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.96%) PaaS
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.98%) Firewall
2 12 (23.53%) MPLS
2 12 (23.53%) Network Security
3 10 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (17.65%) WAN
5 6 (11.76%) BGP
6 4 (7.84%) VPN
6 4 (7.84%) Wireless
7 3 (5.88%) OSPF
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (3.92%) DMVPN
8 2 (3.92%) DNS
8 2 (3.92%) EIGRP
8 2 (3.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (3.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (3.92%) HTTP
8 2 (3.92%) IOS XR
8 2 (3.92%) WLAN
9 1 (1.96%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (1.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.96%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.96%) Big Data
1 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.96%) HBase
1 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.96%) Gradle
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.96%) Maven
1 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.96%) JSON
2 1 (1.96%) Kafka
2 1 (1.96%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.92%) DataPower
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.96%) iPad
3 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Linux
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 7 (13.73%) Unix
5 1 (1.96%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) Network Design
2 9 (17.65%) Migration
3 6 (11.76%) System Testing
4 5 (9.80%) Information Security
4 5 (9.80%) Regression Testing
4 5 (9.80%) SDLC
4 5 (9.80%) Test Strategy
4 5 (9.80%) WAN Optimisation
5 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.84%) Product Management
6 3 (5.88%) DevOps
6 3 (5.88%) Workflow
7 2 (3.92%) Build Automation
7 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.92%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL
8 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.96%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) Python
2 6 (11.76%) Perl
3 5 (9.80%) C
3 5 (9.80%) Java
4 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.92%) SQL
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (23.53%) CCSP
3 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 5 (9.80%) DV Cleared
5 4 (7.84%) CCNP
5 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.92%) CCIE
7 1 (1.96%) CCNA
7 1 (1.96%) VCP6
7 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.96%) HDFS
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 8 (15.69%) Ansible
3 7 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (13.73%) Puppet
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (3.92%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (3.92%) Nagios
4 2 (3.92%) OPNET
5 1 (1.96%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.96%) Oozie
5 1 (1.96%) Packer
5 1 (1.96%) SCCM
5 1 (1.96%) SCOM
5 1 (1.96%) Terraform
5 1 (1.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Fortinet
2 15 (29.41%) Cisco
3 10 (19.61%) CheckPoint
4 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 9 (17.65%) Oracle
5 6 (11.76%) Splunk
6 5 (9.80%) Blue Coat
7 4 (7.84%) AppDynamics
7 4 (7.84%) Dynatrace
7 4 (7.84%) F5
7 4 (7.84%) VMware
8 3 (5.88%) Aruba
8 3 (5.88%) HP
8 3 (5.88%) IBM
8 3 (5.88%) McAfee
8 3 (5.88%) Nokia
9 2 (3.92%) BMC
9 2 (3.92%) Motorola
9 2 (3.92%) TippingPoint
10 1 (1.96%) ProCurve
London
Michael Bailey Associates
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