Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Build Engineer was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 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.

Build Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 331 312 349
Rank change year-on-year -19 +37 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 41 66 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.40% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.43% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 47 27
South East median daily rate £330 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +1.35% +1.37%
10th Percentile £107 £303 £310
90th Percentile £438 £575 £500
England median daily rate £340 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -9.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £10.50 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -6.00% -14.08%
England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +20.69% - -38.95%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15802 15500 18416
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 93.97% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9382 9237 10813
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.12%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 769 921
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Build Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Build Engineer in the South East

Build Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Build Engineer in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Build Engineer in the South East

Build Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Build Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Build Engineer in the South East

Build Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Build Engineer in the South East

Build Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Build Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 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
Hampshire -1 25 £320 -7.78%
Thames Valley -20 10 £174 -53.67%
Berkshire +5 5 £330 +46.67%
Buckinghamshire -22 5 £113 -55.00%
Surrey -19 4 £350 -36.36%
Kent - 2 - -
Build Engineer
England

Build Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Build 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 South East region featuring Build Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (65.85%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Security Cleared
3 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
3 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
4 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
5 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
6 10 (24.39%) DV Cleared
7 9 (21.95%) VMware
8 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
9 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
9 7 (17.07%) Server Building
9 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
9 7 (17.07%) ITIL
9 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
10 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (12.20%) IIS
11 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
11 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
11 5 (12.20%) ITIL V3
12 4 (9.76%) Lumension
12 4 (9.76%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (9.76%) Skype
12 4 (9.76%) SQL
12 4 (9.76%) Linux
12 4 (9.76%) MCSA
12 4 (9.76%) DNS
12 4 (9.76%) Cisco
12 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification

Build Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
2 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
3 5 (12.20%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) DNS
1 4 (9.76%) Skype
2 3 (7.32%) LAN
2 3 (7.32%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (4.88%) BGP
3 2 (4.88%) OSPF
3 2 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (4.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.44%) Maven
1 1 (2.44%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Node.js
1 2 (4.88%) XML
1 2 (4.88%) X-Windows
2 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) iPad
3 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (65.85%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.76%) Linux
5 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) ITIL
1 7 (17.07%) Server Building
2 5 (12.20%) ITIL V3
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre Operations
3 3 (7.32%) DevOps
4 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.88%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
4 2 (4.88%) Service Management
4 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.44%) Change Control
5 1 (2.44%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (2.44%) Migration
5 1 (2.44%) Project Management
5 1 (2.44%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) C
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) Security Cleared
2 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
3 10 (24.39%) DV Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) MCSA
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (7.32%) CCNA
5 3 (7.32%) CCNP
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.32%) MCSE
6 2 (4.88%) Degree
6 2 (4.88%) HNC
6 2 (4.88%) HND
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.88%) Docker
4 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.88%) VMware NSX
4 2 (4.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (9.76%) NetBackup
1 4 (9.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) Borland
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco
3 4 (9.76%) Lumension
3 4 (9.76%) McAfee
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.44%) Remedy
4 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds