Period
to 16 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Engineer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 594 578 586
Rank change year-on-year -16 +8 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 40 14 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.086% 0.034% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.035% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 13
London median daily rate £388 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.17% -14.29% +1.82%
10th Percentile £201 £190 £300
90th Percentile £638 £475 £450
England median daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +25.00% -14.29% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
London median hourly rate £24.92 - £65.00
England median hourly rate £24.92 £37.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.99% +67.78% -

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 43,896 39,747 43,277
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 95.11% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,768 28,280 31,143
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £285
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 650 514 509
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +11.84% -4.26%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £10.60
90th Percentile £50.57 £50.00 £46.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 - 15 £560 -
Central London -41 5 £410 +31.20% 1
West London - 1 - - 1
Project Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 18 (45.00%) Firewall
2 16 (40.00%) Windows
3 14 (35.00%) Cisco
3 14 (35.00%) ITIL
4 13 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (32.50%) Network Design
4 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (32.50%) Private Cloud
4 13 (32.50%) Data Centre
5 12 (30.00%) DevOps
5 12 (30.00%) Migration
6 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
7 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
8 8 (20.00%) CCIE
8 8 (20.00%) CCNP
8 8 (20.00%) VMware
8 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
9 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
9 7 (17.50%) Degree
9 7 (17.50%) Finance
10 6 (15.00%) CCNA
10 6 (15.00%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (15.00%) Deployment Automation
11 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.00%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (12.50%) Office 365
4 4 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) Firewall
2 10 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 5 (12.50%) WAN
3 5 (12.50%) Wireless
3 5 (12.50%) Wireshark
4 4 (10.00%) Skype
5 3 (7.50%) DHCP
5 3 (7.50%) DNS
5 3 (7.50%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.00%) BGP
7 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.50%) MPLS
7 1 (2.50%) PBX
7 1 (2.50%) PSTN
7 1 (2.50%) VoIP
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Data Centre
1 13 (32.50%) Private Cloud
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.00%) EPoS
3 2 (5.00%) SCADA
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) FMCG
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.00%) CentOS
3 4 (10.00%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ITIL
2 13 (32.50%) Network Design
3 12 (30.00%) DevOps
3 12 (30.00%) Migration
4 8 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.00%) Deployment Automation
5 6 (15.00%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 4 (10.00%) Project Management
8 3 (7.50%) Converged Infrastructure
9 2 (5.00%) CRM
9 2 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
9 2 (5.00%) IT Audit
9 2 (5.00%) Matrix Management
9 2 (5.00%) PRINCE
9 2 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (5.00%) Use Case
9 2 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (20.00%) CCIE
2 8 (20.00%) CCNP
3 7 (17.50%) Degree
3 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
4 6 (15.00%) CCNA
5 4 (10.00%) CCIE Data Center
6 3 (7.50%) MCSA
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.00%) MCSE
7 2 (5.00%) VCAP
7 2 (5.00%) VCDX
8 1 (2.50%) CCVP
8 1 (2.50%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (5.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (5.00%) GAMP
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) VMware NSX
4 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.00%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) Terraform
3 2 (5.00%) SCOM
3 2 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Cisco
2 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (5.00%) Snow
6 1 (2.50%) Avaya
6 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) Dell
6 1 (2.50%) Google
6 1 (2.50%) HP