Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Installations Engineer was £100 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 794 750 786
Rank change year-on-year -44 +36 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Installations Engineer 43 81 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.047% 0.090% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.095% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 148 25
England median daily rate £100 £100 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09% -58.49%
UK median daily rate £100 £100 £96
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -63.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 14
England median hourly rate £45.00 £18.00 £11.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% +61.58% -9.80%
10th Percentile £14.92 £11.33 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £26.84 £21.06
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £18.00 £10.25
% change year-on-year +150.00% +75.61% -17.00%

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 86,733 85,247 94,251
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.77% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,185 56,131 61,000
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,529 2,917 3,593
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.68% - +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

Installations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Installations Engineer in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 January 2018. 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
South East -22 14 £100 - 24
North of England +25 11 £100 - 8
London -30 9 £263 +162.50% 16
East of England -12 8 £100 - 11
North West -2 6 £100 - 1
Midlands -4 5 £100 - 4
Yorkshire +8 4 £100 - 4
West Midlands +12 3 £100 -2.44% 1
East Midlands -2 3 £100 - 3
South West -5 3 £100 -2.44% 5
North East +48 1 £100 - 3
Installations Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 20 (46.51%) Driving Licence
2 19 (44.19%) Break/Fix
2 19 (44.19%) EPoS
3 7 (16.28%) Windows
4 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
4 6 (13.95%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
5 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
5 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
6 4 (9.30%) VMware
6 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
6 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (9.30%) VBScript
6 4 (9.30%) .NET
6 4 (9.30%) XML
6 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
6 4 (9.30%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (9.30%) PowerCLI
6 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.30%) Windows 10
6 4 (9.30%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (6.98%) HP
7 3 (6.98%) Linux
7 3 (6.98%) CMS
7 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
8 2 (4.65%) Workflow

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 (6.98%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Structured Cabling
1 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.65%) LTE
2 2 (4.65%) SAN
2 2 (4.65%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Big Data
General
1 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
1 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
1 4 (9.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (46.51%) Driving Licence
2 19 (44.19%) EPoS
3 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) CCTV
5 1 (2.33%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows 10
2 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.98%) Linux
4 2 (4.65%) CentOS
4 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.33%) AIX
5 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Break/Fix
2 2 (4.65%) Project Management
2 2 (4.65%) Quality Management
2 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
2 2 (4.65%) Workflow
3 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.33%) Change Control
3 1 (2.33%) Data Validation
3 1 (2.33%) Network Design
3 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (2.33%) Time Management
3 1 (2.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
1 4 (9.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) HND
4 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.33%) CCNA
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) HNC
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) PowerCLI
2 2 (4.65%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) VMware
2 3 (6.98%) HP
3 2 (4.65%) Avaya
3 2 (4.65%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.33%) Brocade
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) EMC
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) NetApp