Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Engineer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Project Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 752 769 733
Rank change year-on-year +17 -36 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 90 95 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.097% 0.098% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 68 88
England median daily rate £275 £340 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.12% -2.02% +26.18%
10th Percentile £135 £171 £213
90th Percentile £449 £470 £458
UK median daily rate £273 £340 £350
% change year-on-year -19.85% -2.86% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
England median hourly rate £34.50 £22.33 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.50% +48.87% -26.83%
10th Percentile £29.98 £12.77 £11.25
90th Percentile £44.88 £32.89 £27.41
UK median hourly rate £31.50 £22.33 £17.48
% change year-on-year +41.07% +27.75% -32.77%

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 88370 92296 99465
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 58881 60820 64344
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2615 2980 3832
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.77 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Project Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +10 24 £245 -10.91% 3
London -33 21 £286 -21.03% 4
North of England +48 17 £140 -56.92% 1
South West +12 14 £269 -22.03% 1
East of England - 11 £150 - 1
Yorkshire +27 7 £130 -77.39%
North West +20 7 - -
West Midlands +30 5 £275 -41.49%
Midlands +23 5 £275 -26.67% 2
North East +58 3 £425 +30.77% 1
Project Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 38 (42.22%) Windows
2 28 (31.11%) Active Directory
3 26 (28.89%) Windows Server
4 24 (26.67%) VMware
5 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
6 18 (20.00%) Firewall
7 16 (17.78%) DNS
7 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (16.67%) Office 365
8 15 (16.67%) Cisco
9 14 (15.56%) DHCP
9 14 (15.56%) SAN
9 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
10 13 (14.44%) Project Management
11 12 (13.33%) F5
12 11 (12.22%) SC Cleared
12 11 (12.22%) Load Balancing
12 11 (12.22%) Migration
12 11 (12.22%) HP
13 10 (11.11%) SQL
13 10 (11.11%) Finance
13 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (10.00%) SCCM
14 9 (10.00%) Windows 7
14 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
14 9 (10.00%) PRINCE2
14 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
14 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (10.00%) TCP/IP

Project 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 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.22%) Apache
2 2 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.22%) iPlanet
2 2 (2.22%) JBoss
2 2 (2.22%) MQSeries
2 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.22%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.22%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) Site Server
3 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.11%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.67%) Office 365
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.44%) G Suite
4 2 (2.22%) IaaS
4 2 (2.22%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.22%) SaaS
5 1 (1.11%) PaaS
5 1 (1.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.00%) Firewall
2 16 (17.78%) DNS
3 14 (15.56%) DHCP
3 14 (15.56%) SAN
4 9 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (8.89%) VLAN
5 8 (8.89%) WAN
6 6 (6.67%) LAN
6 6 (6.67%) LDAP
6 6 (6.67%) VPN
7 5 (5.56%) Wireless
8 4 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (4.44%) MPLS
9 3 (3.33%) NAS
10 2 (2.22%) ATM
10 2 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.22%) Internet
10 2 (2.22%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.22%) Network Security
10 2 (2.22%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MSI
2 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 10 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Retail
3 5 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.44%) Banking
5 3 (3.33%) Electronics
5 3 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.22%) Marketing
6 2 (2.22%) Military
7 1 (1.11%) Automotive
7 1 (1.11%) Back Office
7 1 (1.11%) Billing
7 1 (1.11%) French Language
7 1 (1.11%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.78%) X-Windows
2 3 (3.33%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (1.11%) HTML
3 1 (1.11%) HTML5
3 1 (1.11%) ISPF
3 1 (1.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) Driving Licence
2 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.33%) BYOD
2 3 (3.33%) Clustering
2 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.22%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.22%) EPoS
3 2 (2.22%) Grid Computing
3 2 (2.22%) HP Storage
3 2 (2.22%) PKI
3 2 (2.22%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (42.22%) Windows
2 26 (28.89%) Windows Server
3 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.89%) Linux
6 8 (8.89%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.67%) Unix
8 4 (4.44%) AIX
8 4 (4.44%) Solaris
9 3 (3.33%) Android
9 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.22%) HPUX
10 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.22%) SUSE
10 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.11%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.44%) Project Management
2 11 (12.22%) Load Balancing
2 11 (12.22%) Migration
3 9 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 6 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.56%) Change Control
5 5 (5.56%) ITIL
5 5 (5.56%) Logistics
5 5 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 4 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (4.44%) Validation
6 4 (4.44%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (3.33%) Web Filtering
8 2 (2.22%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (2.22%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (4.44%) C
3 3 (3.33%) Java
3 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.11%) C++
5 1 (1.11%) C-shell
5 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.11%) JCL
5 1 (1.11%) Korn
5 1 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.22%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (8.89%) MCSA
5 7 (7.78%) APMP
5 7 (7.78%) MCSE
6 6 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (6.67%) PMP
7 5 (5.56%) CCNP
7 5 (5.56%) MCITP
7 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (3.33%) CCNA
8 3 (3.33%) Degree
8 3 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (2.22%) HNC
9 2 (2.22%) HND
9 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 28 (31.11%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.89%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.89%) vSphere
4 4 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.22%) KVM
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.22%) XenApp
6 1 (1.11%) Firmware
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.11%) Samba
6 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.11%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) SCCM
2 4 (4.44%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.33%) SmoothWall
4 2 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.22%) OpenView
5 1 (1.11%) Ansible
5 1 (1.11%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.11%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.11%) Nessus
5 1 (1.11%) Puppet
5 1 (1.11%) QRadar
5 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.11%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (26.67%) VMware
2 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (16.67%) Cisco
4 12 (13.33%) F5
5 11 (12.22%) HP
6 7 (7.78%) Citrix
7 6 (6.67%) Dell
8 5 (5.56%) Google
8 5 (5.56%) Veeam
9 4 (4.44%) Veritas
10 3 (3.33%) Forcepoint
10 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.33%) Ruckus Wireless
10 3 (3.33%) SonicWALL
10 3 (3.33%) Sophos
11 2 (2.22%) AppSense
11 2 (2.22%) EqualLogic
11 2 (2.22%) Meraki
11 2 (2.22%) Opsware
11 2 (2.22%) PlateSpin