The median contractor rate for a Project Engineer was £281 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 413 408 421
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 5 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.024% 0.075% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.079% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 8
Median daily rate £281 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.41% -12.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £303 £320
% change year-on-year +3.30% -5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £47.33
% change year-on-year +66.66% -52.46%  

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 19415 20367 22175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13846 14783 15457
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 225 377
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -5.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 - 2 £286 -
Project Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 4 (36.36%) IaaS
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) LANDesk
4 2 (18.18%) Avaya
4 2 (18.18%) BGP
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (18.18%) PMP
4 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL

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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) IaaS
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) SaaS
2 2 (18.18%) Yammer
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) BGP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) Skype
3 2 (18.18%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (9.09%) DWDM
4 1 (9.09%) InfiniBand
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) Multicast
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) NX-OS
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) VPLS
4 1 (9.09%) WLAN
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) French Language
3 1 (9.09%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Private Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) EPoS
2 1 (9.09%) Exotic Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) PMI
2 1 (9.09%) Social Network
2 1 (9.09%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (18.18%) Network Management
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Broadcast Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) DRM
4 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Office Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
2 2 (18.18%) PMP
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (9.09%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) vCenter Server
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Avaya
2 2 (18.18%) LANDesk
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Arista
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Facebook
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp