Period
to 25 May 2020

The median contractor rate for an Installations Engineer was £145 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

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.

Installation Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 572 804 822
Rank change year-on-year +232 +18 -38
Contract jobs requiring an Installations Engineer 16 20 39
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.037% 0.024% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.025% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 37
Median daily rate £145 £120 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.83% +4.35% -13.21%
10th Percentile £143 £120 £100
90th Percentile £320 £491 £200
UK median daily rate £145 £120 £115
% change year-on-year +20.83% +4.35% -26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £10.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +37.61% -3.80%
10th Percentile £16.50 £15.00 £9.86
90th Percentile £17.50 £15.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +50.00% -11.74%

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 40,134 79,284 87,983
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.82% 94.60% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,648 52,722 58,245
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £250 £277 £270
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £465 £473 £450
% change year-on-year -1.59% +5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,623 2,453 2,753
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.23 £18.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +3.92% -2.61%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.85 £48.00
Median hourly rate £21.15 £18.78 £18.00
% change year-on-year +12.62% +4.31% -4.91%

Installations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Installations Engineer in England

Installations Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Installations Engineer in England.

Daily rate trend for Installations Engineer in England

Installations Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Installations Engineer in England over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Installations Engineer in England

Installations Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Installations Engineer in England.

Hourly rate trend for Installations Engineer in England

Installations 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 Installations Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 25 May 2020. 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
London +177 7 £145 +20.83% 1
North of England +90 4 £275 -54.17%
Midlands +78 2 £150 -33.33% 1
West Midlands +70 2 £150 -33.33% 1
North West +52 2 £190 -68.33%
South East +117 1 £333 +177.08%
East of England +59 1 £300 +150.00% 1
North East - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Installations Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, Installations Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Installations Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (37.50%) Fat Client
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
1 6 (37.50%) EPoS
1 6 (37.50%) Thin Client
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (12.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) OS/2
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) ClearQuest
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
4 1 (6.25%) Linux

Installations 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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
1 1 (6.25%) ClearQuest
General
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) EPoS
1 6 (37.50%) Fat Client
1 6 (37.50%) Thin Client
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Fibre Optics
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) OS/2
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) Ceph
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Acronis
2 1 (6.25%) BT
2 1 (6.25%) Dell
2 1 (6.25%) Ekahau
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Meraki
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat