The median contractor rate for a Installations Engineer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 April 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.

Installation Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 612 592
Rank change year-on-year +39 -20  
Contract jobs requiring an Installations Engineer 10 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.023% 0.025% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.027% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 11
Median daily rate £275 £166 £85
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.41% +95.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 £103 £85
% change year-on-year +174.39% +20.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £11.33 £18.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.57% +4.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 - £13.50

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 41157 48919 48039
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.60% 95.22% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26881 32292 29584
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +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 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1340 1390 1931
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.10 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Installations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Installations Engineer in England

Installations Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Installations Engineer in England

Installations Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Installations Engineer in England over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Installations Engineer in England

Installations Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 28 April 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
South East +26 3 £165 - 1
South West +1 2 £290 -
East Midlands -12 2 £210 +11.25% 1
North West - 2 - -
London +18 1 - - 2
Installations Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, Installations 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 Installations Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (31.11%) Telecoms
2 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 9 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 9 (20.00%) LAN
4 9 (20.00%) EPoS
5 8 (17.78%) Cisco
6 7 (15.56%) Structured Cabling
7 6 (13.33%) DV Cleared
8 5 (11.11%) WAN
8 5 (11.11%) CCTV
9 4 (8.89%) Office 365
9 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.89%) Windows
9 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (8.89%) CCNA
9 4 (8.89%) Electronics
10 3 (6.67%) ATM
10 3 (6.67%) Skype for Business
10 3 (6.67%) Skype
10 3 (6.67%) Virgin Media
11 2 (4.44%) Customer Requirements
11 2 (4.44%) QA
11 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
11 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
11 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
11 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) LAN
2 7 (15.56%) Structured Cabling
3 5 (11.11%) WAN
4 3 (6.67%) ATM
4 3 (6.67%) Skype
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (4.44%) DWDM
5 2 (4.44%) OSPF
6 1 (2.22%) DSLAM
6 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (31.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 9 (20.00%) EPoS
2 5 (11.11%) CCTV
3 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (4.44%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (2.22%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (2.22%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) C
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.89%) CCNA
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.44%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Cisco
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Virgin Media
4 2 (4.44%) Juniper
4 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.22%) Brocade
5 1 (2.22%) BT
5 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
5 1 (2.22%) F5
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Meraki
5 1 (2.22%) Openreach
5 1 (2.22%) VMware