The median contractor rate for a Technical Engineer was £353 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 30 March 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.

Technical Engineer
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 386 400 392
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 14 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.071% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 20
Median daily rate £353 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.80% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £164 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £239 £300 £283
% change year-on-year -20.41% +6.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £130.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +526.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £16.93 £12.50
% change year-on-year +26.99% +35.44%  

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 18684 21436 20340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.00% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13292 15400 14048
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 285 370
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Technical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Technical Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Engineer in London

Technical Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Technical Engineer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Engineer in London

Technical Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Engineer in London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Engineer in London

Technical Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Engineer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Engineer in London

Technical 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 Technical Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 30 March 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 +10 3 £325 - 3
Technical Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Technical 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 Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Linux
3 10 (26.32%) VMware
4 9 (23.68%) Unix
4 9 (23.68%) Cisco
4 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
4 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
5 8 (21.05%) Perl
6 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (18.42%) Java
6 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
6 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
7 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (15.79%) Splunk
7 6 (15.79%) Regular Expression
7 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (15.79%) Python
7 6 (15.79%) CCNA
7 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
7 6 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (13.16%) Finance
8 5 (13.16%) Migration
8 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
8 5 (13.16%) LAN
8 5 (13.16%) WAN
8 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
8 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds
8 5 (13.16%) DevOps

Technical 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 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.63%) Confluence
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.63%) SAS
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Office 365
3 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.63%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) LAN
1 5 (13.16%) WAN
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco ISE
2 4 (10.53%) Internet
2 4 (10.53%) Wireless
3 2 (5.26%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) HTTP
3 2 (5.26%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.26%) SAN
3 2 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) BGP
4 1 (2.63%) DPNSS
4 1 (2.63%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.63%) FTP
4 1 (2.63%) IPsec
4 1 (2.63%) Q.931
4 1 (2.63%) SSL
4 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Big Data
1 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
1 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) Flink
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Regular Expression
2 4 (10.53%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) J2EE
3 2 (5.26%) Java EE
3 2 (5.26%) JMS
3 2 (5.26%) RESTful
3 2 (5.26%) SOAP
3 2 (5.26%) Spring
3 2 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (2.63%) .NET
4 1 (2.63%) boto
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) JSON
4 1 (2.63%) Kafka
4 1 (2.63%) LAMP
4 1 (2.63%) Node.js
4 1 (2.63%) OAuth
4 1 (2.63%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.26%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (5.26%) Video on Demand
2 2 (5.26%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.63%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Linux
3 9 (23.68%) Unix
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
5 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
8 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.63%) Android
9 1 (2.63%) CentOS
9 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (13.16%) DevOps
3 5 (13.16%) Migration
4 3 (7.89%) High Availability
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) Scrum
4 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.26%) Change Control
5 2 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.26%) Open Source
5 2 (5.26%) Presales
5 2 (5.26%) SDLC
5 2 (5.26%) SOA
5 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.26%) Web Development
6 1 (2.63%) Content Management
6 1 (2.63%) Data Management
6 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) Perl
2 7 (18.42%) Java
3 6 (15.79%) Python
3 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.53%) SQL
5 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.26%) C
6 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby
7 1 (2.63%) C++
7 1 (2.63%) Groovy
7 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) CCNA
1 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.53%) MCSE
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (5.26%) vCloud
4 2 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (2.63%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.63%) Docker
5 1 (2.63%) NFS
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Backup Exec
1 4 (10.53%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (5.26%) AirWatch
2 2 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) VMware
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) Splunk
4 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds
5 4 (10.53%) Citrix
5 4 (10.53%) NetApp
6 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.63%) Adobe
7 1 (2.63%) GENBAND
7 1 (2.63%) Informatica
7 1 (2.63%) Nokia
7 1 (2.63%) Nortel
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.63%) Remedy
7 1 (2.63%) Sophos
7 1 (2.63%) Symantec
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