Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Engineer was £401 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 581 604 599
Rank change year-on-year +23 -5 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 45 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.098% 0.036% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.037% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 15
London median daily rate £401 £273 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.97% -24.31% -4.00%
10th Percentile £213 £150 £248
90th Percentile £638 £650 £515
England median daily rate £370 £275 £334
% change year-on-year +34.55% -17.60% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £33.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -40.00% +66.67% +80.00%

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 43,674 42,765 42,489
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 94.94% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,567 30,833 30,303
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 511 549
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.10% +0.16%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.50 £47.83 £52.50
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%

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 October 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 October 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
South London -5 14 £558 +271.67%
Central London -29 4 £425 +48.47%
West London -5 2 £375 +25.00%
Project Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, Project 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 London region featuring Project Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (51.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (44.44%) Windows
3 19 (42.22%) Firewall
4 16 (35.56%) Migration
4 16 (35.56%) VMware
4 16 (35.56%) Cisco
5 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (31.11%) Private Cloud
7 13 (28.89%) Office 365
7 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
7 13 (28.89%) ITIL
7 13 (28.89%) Network Design
7 13 (28.89%) Windows Server
8 12 (26.67%) DevOps
9 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (24.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 10 (22.22%) Data Centre
10 10 (22.22%) Software-Defined Networking
10 10 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (22.22%) Hyper-V
11 8 (17.78%) CCNP
11 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (17.78%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (17.78%) Windows 10
12 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
12 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
12 7 (15.56%) CCIE
12 7 (15.56%) Finance
13 6 (13.33%) Sony

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 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 23 (51.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (28.89%) Office 365
3 10 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (8.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.22%) IaaS
6 1 (2.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) Firewall
2 10 (22.22%) Software-Defined Networking
3 6 (13.33%) Wireless
4 5 (11.11%) WAN
4 5 (11.11%) Wireshark
5 4 (8.89%) Skype
6 3 (6.67%) VPN
7 2 (4.44%) BGP
7 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (2.22%) DHCP
8 1 (2.22%) DNS
8 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Chocolatey
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Private Cloud
2 10 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) Driving Licence
4 3 (6.67%) EPoS
5 2 (4.44%) SCADA
6 1 (2.22%) CMDB
6 1 (2.22%) FMCG
6 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) RIA
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Windows
2 13 (28.89%) Windows Server
3 8 (17.78%) Windows 10
4 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.11%) Linux
6 4 (8.89%) CentOS
6 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Migration
2 13 (28.89%) ITIL
2 13 (28.89%) Network Design
3 12 (26.67%) DevOps
4 11 (24.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (17.78%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.33%) Deployment Automation
6 6 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (13.33%) Project Management
6 6 (13.33%) Time Management
6 6 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.67%) Converged Infrastructure
9 2 (4.44%) Identity Access Management
9 2 (4.44%) Matrix Management
9 2 (4.44%) Prototyping
9 2 (4.44%) Remediation Plan
9 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Identification
9 2 (4.44%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (17.78%) CCNP
3 7 (15.56%) CCIE
3 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
4 6 (13.33%) Degree
5 4 (8.89%) CCIE Data Center
5 4 (8.89%) CCNA
6 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.44%) MCSA
7 2 (4.44%) MCSE
7 2 (4.44%) VCAP
7 2 (4.44%) VCDX
8 1 (2.22%) AWS Certification
8 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.22%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (4.44%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (4.44%) GAMP
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.33%) vSphere
4 3 (6.67%) VMware NSX
5 2 (4.44%) ISA Server
5 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.22%) XenApp
6 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (13.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (8.89%) Terraform
3 3 (6.67%) SCCM
4 2 (4.44%) SCOM
5 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Cisco
1 16 (35.56%) VMware
2 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.33%) McAfee
3 6 (13.33%) Sony
3 6 (13.33%) Symantec
4 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.44%) Citrix
5 2 (4.44%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.22%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (2.22%) Avaya
6 1 (2.22%) CommVault
6 1 (2.22%) Google
6 1 (2.22%) HP
6 1 (2.22%) Juniper
6 1 (2.22%) Nokia
6 1 (2.22%) Remedy
6 1 (2.22%) Veritas
6 1 (2.22%) Zerto