Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Engineer was £286 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 606 596 587
Rank change year-on-year -10 -9 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 21 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.045% 0.060% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.063% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 16
London median daily rate £286 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.03% -14.71% +30.77%
10th Percentile £150 £239 £258
90th Percentile £646 £524 £481
England median daily rate £275 £340 £350
% change year-on-year -19.12% -2.72% +27.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £33.50 -
England median hourly rate £34.50 £22.33 £15.00
% change year-on-year +54.50% +48.87% -26.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44411 43038 44839
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.01% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 32161 30620 31621
London median daily rate £492 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.54% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £265
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 556 694
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.75% +7.40%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

Project Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 17 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
Central London +4 6 £361 -20.60%
West London -3 2 £300 - 2
South London - 1 £150 -
Project Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 London region featuring Project Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 10 (47.62%) Office 365
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
4 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (38.10%) DHCP
5 8 (38.10%) DNS
6 7 (33.33%) Cisco
6 7 (33.33%) HP
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (28.57%) SCCM
7 6 (28.57%) MCSA
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
8 5 (23.81%) MCSE
8 5 (23.81%) Migration
8 5 (23.81%) Wireless
8 5 (23.81%) Citrix
8 5 (23.81%) Google
8 5 (23.81%) VLAN
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (19.05%) G Suite
9 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (19.05%) Veeam
9 4 (19.05%) Backup Exec
9 4 (19.05%) MCITP
9 4 (19.05%) SAN

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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Office 365
2 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (19.05%) G Suite
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.52%) IaaS
3 2 (9.52%) Mimecast
3 2 (9.52%) SaaS
4 1 (4.76%) PaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) DHCP
1 8 (38.10%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 5 (23.81%) VLAN
2 5 (23.81%) Wireless
3 4 (19.05%) SAN
4 3 (14.29%) Firewall
4 3 (14.29%) LDAP
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) MPLS
5 2 (9.52%) WAN
6 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.76%) NAS
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security
6 1 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (4.76%) Skype
6 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) French Language
3 1 (4.76%) Front Office
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) BYOD
2 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) HP Storage
2 2 (9.52%) PKI
2 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Android
4 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) Unix
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Web Filtering
4 2 (9.52%) Email Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Presales
4 2 (9.52%) Server Building
4 2 (9.52%) SIEM
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (4.76%) Network Management
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (28.57%) MCSA
3 5 (23.81%) MCSE
4 4 (19.05%) MCITP
5 2 (9.52%) CCNA
5 2 (9.52%) CCNP
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (9.52%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
6 1 (4.76%) PMP
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 4 (19.05%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.76%) vSphere
5 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) Backup Exec
3 2 (9.52%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) SmoothWall
4 1 (4.76%) Ansible
4 1 (4.76%) BladeLogic
4 1 (4.76%) Nessus
4 1 (4.76%) Puppet
4 1 (4.76%) QRadar
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.76%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) VMware
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) HP
3 5 (23.81%) Citrix
3 5 (23.81%) Google
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) Dell
4 4 (19.05%) Veeam
5 3 (14.29%) Forcepoint
5 3 (14.29%) Ruckus Wireless
5 3 (14.29%) SonicWALL
5 3 (14.29%) Sophos
6 2 (9.52%) Apple
6 2 (9.52%) BMC
6 2 (9.52%) EqualLogic
6 2 (9.52%) Meraki
6 2 (9.52%) Nortel
7 1 (4.76%) Rapid7
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.76%) Veritas