Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 22 November 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 > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 207 229
Rank change year-on-year +8 +22 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 7 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 12
North West median daily rate - £325 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.77% +34.57%
England median daily rate £275 £340 £349
% change year-on-year -19.12% -2.58% +22.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
North West median hourly rate £31.25 £11.16 £22.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +180.02% -51.30% -
10th Percentile £29.83 £10.66 £19.33
90th Percentile £33.08 £11.66 £26.10
England median hourly rate £34.50 £22.33 £15.00
% change year-on-year +54.50% +48.87% -26.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5422 6474 8040
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 94.39% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3422 4173 4803
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £588 £550 £571
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 235 401
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.02 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.00 £45.45 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Project Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Project Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Project Engineer in the North West

Project Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Engineer in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Engineer in the North West

Project Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Engineer in the North West

Project Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Merseyside +3 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - - 1
Manchester +14 1 - - 1
Cheshire +7 1 - -
Project Engineer
England

Project Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 North West region featuring Project Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) ISPF
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) IBM

Project Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ISPF
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JCL
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) VMware