Period
to 20 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Engineer was £95 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 20 November 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.

IT Engineer
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 53 74
Rank change year-on-year -14 +21 +10
Contract jobs requiring an IT Engineer 5 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.67% 1.07% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.14% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 16
Gloucestershire median daily rate £95 £210 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.76% +110.00% -47.23%
South West median daily rate £115 £160 £100
% change year-on-year -28.13% +60.00% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.50 £110.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -84.09% +816.67% -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -36.00% +51.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 710 616 851
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.43% 93.76% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 285 479
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £205 £180
90th Percentile £563 £506 £563
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 60 84
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.13% +4.55% -30.62%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £11.36
90th Percentile £50.00 £56.95 £45.55
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% +20.00% -9.09%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in Gloucestershire

IT Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Engineer in Gloucestershire

IT Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Engineer in Gloucestershire

IT Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Cheltenham -2 2 £95 -
Gloucester -5 1 - -
Mitcheldean - 1 - -
IT Engineer
South West

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT 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 Gloucestershire region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) EPoS
3 1 (20.00%) Break/Fix

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Break/Fix
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory