Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Engineer was £176 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 22 September 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.

IT Engineer
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 33 40
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 +8
Contract jobs requiring an IT Engineer 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.51% 0.68% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.72% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Slough median daily rate £176 - £180
Berkshire median daily rate £220 £315 £100
% change year-on-year -30.16% +215.00% -54.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Slough median hourly rate - £11.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.79% -
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £11.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year +11.11% -28.57% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Contract vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 321 276 302
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 93.88% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 187 201
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £191 £210 £213
90th Percentile £538 £530 £481
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £415 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 13
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £15.55 £11.13 £8.90
90th Percentile £20.40 £17.50 £35.14
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% +10.71% -35.03%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in Slough

IT Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Engineer in Slough

IT Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Engineer in Slough

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT 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 Slough region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) French Language
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) Break/Fix
4 1 (20.00%) ConnectWise
4 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (20.00%) Nimble Storage

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (40.00%) French Language
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Break/Fix
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Veeam
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) ConnectWise
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Nimble Storage