The median contractor rate for a Project Engineer was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 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.

Project Engineer
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 396 409 402
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 6 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.031% 0.076% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.080% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Median daily rate £420 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £275 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £389 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £375 £315
% change year-on-year -16.40% +19.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18483 21200 20424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.80% 95.05% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13146 15201 14093
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 281 378
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Project Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Engineer in London

Project Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Engineer in London

Project Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Engineer in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Engineer in London

Project Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Engineer in London

Project Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London - 3 £388 - 2
Project Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region featuring Project Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) CCNP
3 5 (26.32%) Network Security
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (21.05%) Financial Institution
4 4 (21.05%) Banking
4 4 (21.05%) NX-OS
5 3 (15.79%) Office 365
5 3 (15.79%) IaaS
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) Retail
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) CCIE
6 2 (10.53%) WAN
6 2 (10.53%) DNS
6 2 (10.53%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) Unix
6 2 (10.53%) EDIFACT
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010

Project Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) IaaS
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (26.32%) Network Security
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (21.05%) NX-OS
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) BGP
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) DWDM
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) OSPF
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) VPLS
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Financial Institution
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) EDIFACT
1 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.26%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (5.26%) EPoS
1 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
1 1 (5.26%) Replication
1 1 (5.26%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) DevOps
1 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
2 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.26%) Broadcast Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.26%) DRM
3 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
3 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.26%) Validation
3 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) CCNP
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) CCIE
5 1 (5.26%) JNCIE
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
2 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) HEAT Software
2 1 (5.26%) Lumension
2 1 (5.26%) NetApp
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle