Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 January 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.

Project Engineer
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 600 572 568
Rank change year-on-year -28 -4 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 28 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.060% 0.053% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.055% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 18
London median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £150 £263 £223
90th Percentile £641 £508 £483
England median daily rate £300 £345 £350
% change year-on-year -13.04% -1.43% +32.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
London median hourly rate £24.92 £33.50 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.61% -48.46% -
England median hourly rate £31.00 £31.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +106.67% -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 44,032 39,796 42,092
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 95.01% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,029 28,359 29,670
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £670 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 569 557 647
London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.28 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.82% +6.71% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.77 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.05 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.10 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.55% -0.61% +12.12%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 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
Central London -24 7 £575 +30.68% 2
West London -14 6 £300 - 3
South London - 1 £150 -
Project Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) VMware
3 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 7 (25.00%) Office 365
5 7 (25.00%) Cisco
5 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (21.43%) SCCM
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (21.43%) DNS
6 6 (21.43%) DHCP
7 5 (17.86%) Citrix
7 5 (17.86%) LDAP
7 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
8 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (14.29%) Information Security
8 4 (14.29%) Linux
8 4 (14.29%) Java
8 4 (14.29%) HP
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.29%) SAN
8 4 (14.29%) BMC
8 4 (14.29%) Migration
8 4 (14.29%) SIEM
9 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (10.71%) Puppet
9 3 (10.71%) Rapid7

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 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Office 365
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (7.14%) Mimecast
5 1 (3.57%) G Suite
5 1 (3.57%) IaaS
5 1 (3.57%) PaaS
5 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) DHCP
1 6 (21.43%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) LAN
3 3 (10.71%) Network Security
3 3 (10.71%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) MPLS
4 2 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.57%) NAS
5 1 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Front Office
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) Angular 2
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.57%) FlexPod
2 1 (3.57%) FMCG
2 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.29%) Linux
5 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.71%) Solaris
5 3 (10.71%) Unix
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Information Security
1 4 (14.29%) Migration
1 4 (14.29%) SIEM
2 3 (10.71%) Project Management
2 3 (10.71%) Target Operating Model
2 3 (10.71%) Threat Management
3 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.14%) Email Migration
3 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.14%) Presales
3 2 (7.14%) Server Building
3 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Data Transformation
4 1 (3.57%) Network Design
4 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 4 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) MCSA
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.71%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) Ansible
2 3 (10.71%) BladeLogic
2 3 (10.71%) Nessus
2 3 (10.71%) Puppet
2 3 (10.71%) QRadar
2 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (10.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) BMC
4 4 (14.29%) HP
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.71%) AlienVault
5 3 (10.71%) Palo Alto
5 3 (10.71%) Qualys
5 3 (10.71%) Rapid7
5 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.71%) Veritas
6 2 (7.14%) Google
6 2 (7.14%) Nortel
7 1 (3.57%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) F5
7 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.57%) Veeam