The median contractor rate for a Project Engineer was £312 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Engineer
UK / England
Rank 542 563 518
Rank change year-on-year +21 -45  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 32 50 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.078% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 34
Median daily rate £312 £375 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.86% +19.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £219 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £410 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £375 £315
% change year-on-year -16.40% +19.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Median hourly rate £38.00 £40.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.17% +80.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £21.45 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £65.00 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £28.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +32.17% +27.77%  

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 39117 46709 45844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.82% 95.22% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25478 30619 28162
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +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 1362 1457 1852
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Project Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Engineer in England

Project Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Engineer in England

Project Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Engineer in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Engineer in England

Project Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Engineer in England

Project Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Engineer in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Engineer in England

Project 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 Project Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 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
South West +9 9 £300 +13.20% 1
South East +15 7 £245 -35.09% 2
London +19 6 £440 +25.71% 3
North West +23 4 £225 -40.00% 1
East Midlands +1 3 £290 -6.45% 1
West Midlands - 2 - - 5
Yorkshire - 1 £305 - 2
Project Engineer
UK

Project Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Project 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 Project Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (33.33%) Windows
2 18 (22.22%) Migration
3 16 (19.75%) Active Directory
4 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 15 (18.52%) VMware
4 15 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (17.28%) Windows Server
5 14 (17.28%) Cisco
5 14 (17.28%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (16.05%) Project Management
7 12 (14.81%) Finance
7 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
7 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
8 11 (13.58%) SC Cleared
8 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
8 11 (13.58%) Manufacturing
8 11 (13.58%) Firewall
9 10 (12.35%) Relational Database
9 10 (12.35%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (11.11%) Integration Testing
10 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (11.11%) Degree
10 9 (11.11%) Siemens
10 9 (11.11%) RDBMS
11 8 (9.88%) CCNP
11 8 (9.88%) Configuration Management
11 8 (9.88%) Data Migration
11 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (9.88%) System Integration Testing

Project 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 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.47%) Apache
2 2 (2.47%) Documentum
2 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.47%) iPlanet
2 2 (2.47%) JBoss
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.23%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.23%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.64%) MS Office
3 5 (6.17%) MS Project
4 4 (4.94%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Primavera
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Office 365
2 3 (3.70%) IaaS
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.23%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) Firewall
2 6 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (7.41%) Network Security
2 6 (7.41%) WAN
3 5 (6.17%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (6.17%) DNS
3 5 (6.17%) LAN
3 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.94%) NX-OS
4 4 (4.94%) OSPF
5 3 (3.70%) BGP
5 3 (3.70%) DHCP
5 3 (3.70%) LTE
5 3 (3.70%) MPLS
5 3 (3.70%) SAN
5 3 (3.70%) SDH
5 3 (3.70%) UMTS
5 3 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.47%) VoIP
6 2 (2.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) Relational Database
3 9 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
2 11 (13.58%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.94%) Banking
4 4 (4.94%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.70%) Billing
5 3 (3.70%) Retail
6 2 (2.47%) Military
7 1 (1.23%) Electronics
7 1 (1.23%) French Language
7 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) EDIFACT
1 2 (2.47%) J2EE
1 2 (2.47%) XML
2 1 (1.23%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.94%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.94%) Clustering
4 3 (3.70%) iPad
5 2 (2.47%) EMC VNXe
5 2 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.47%) Replication
5 2 (2.47%) Tandem
6 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.23%) Handset
6 1 (1.23%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.23%) iPhone
6 1 (1.23%) RIA
6 1 (1.23%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 27 (33.33%) Windows
2 14 (17.28%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.64%) Linux
4 6 (7.41%) Unix
4 6 (7.41%) Windows 10
5 5 (6.17%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.94%) Solaris
7 3 (3.70%) Android
7 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.23%) HPUX
9 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) Migration
2 13 (16.05%) Project Management
3 9 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 8 (9.88%) Configuration Management
4 8 (9.88%) Data Migration
4 8 (9.88%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (7.41%) ITIL
6 4 (4.94%) Document Management
6 4 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.70%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.70%) Data Protection
7 3 (3.70%) DevOps
7 3 (3.70%) High Availability
7 3 (3.70%) Network Management
7 3 (3.70%) Service Management
8 2 (2.47%) ITSM
8 2 (2.47%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.47%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.47%) SQL
2 1 (1.23%) C
2 1 (1.23%) Java
2 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 11 (13.58%) SC Cleared
4 9 (11.11%) Degree
5 8 (9.88%) CCNP
6 4 (4.94%) CCNA
7 2 (2.47%) CCIE
7 2 (2.47%) MCSE
7 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.23%) APMP
8 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.23%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.23%) HNC
8 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.23%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.23%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.47%) PMO
2 1 (1.23%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 16 (19.75%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.35%) Virtual Servers
4 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) SCCM
2 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (2.47%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
1 15 (18.52%) VMware
2 14 (17.28%) Cisco
3 9 (11.11%) Siemens
4 7 (8.64%) Citrix
5 6 (7.41%) HP
6 4 (4.94%) F5
7 3 (3.70%) Oracle
8 2 (2.47%) Apple
8 2 (2.47%) Brocade
8 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.47%) Dell
8 2 (2.47%) EMC
8 2 (2.47%) Huawei
8 2 (2.47%) Nokia
8 2 (2.47%) Sun
8 2 (2.47%) Symantec
8 2 (2.47%) Veeam
8 2 (2.47%) Veritas
9 1 (1.23%) ZyXEL
Cannock, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £285 - £315 per day
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