Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Implementation Engineer was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 12 December 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.

Implementation Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 364 358 352
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6 +17
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Engineer 19 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.072% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.076% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
South East median daily rate £380 £358 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.29% +11.72% +4.49%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £275
90th Percentile £478 £446 £408
England median daily rate £413 £414 £425
% change year-on-year -0.30% -2.65% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 16,042 15,837 15,341
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.38% 94.52% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,666 9,431 9,117
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £256 £240 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 613 623 782
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.92%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £49.39
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% -

Implementation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Implementation Engineer in the South East

Implementation 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 Implementation Engineer in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Implementation Engineer in the South East

Implementation Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Implementation Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Implementation Engineer in the South East

Implementation 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 Implementation Engineer in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Implementation Engineer in the South East

Implementation 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 Implementation Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Hampshire -13 7 £335 -25.56%
Thames Valley +2 6 - - 1
Berkshire -9 5 - - 1
Middlesex - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Implementation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, Implementation 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 South East region featuring Implementation Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (52.63%) Migration
2 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) VoIP
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) OSPF
3 6 (31.58%) EIGRP
3 6 (31.58%) Forcepoint
3 6 (31.58%) Network Design
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (31.58%) FortiGate
4 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
4 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) Unix
5 4 (21.05%) WAN
5 4 (21.05%) LAN
5 4 (21.05%) BGP
5 4 (21.05%) MPLS
5 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) IPsec
5 4 (21.05%) QA
5 4 (21.05%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) Retail
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) Supplier Relationship Management
6 3 (15.79%) Product Management

Implementation 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (31.58%) EIGRP
2 6 (31.58%) OSPF
2 6 (31.58%) VoIP
3 4 (21.05%) BGP
3 4 (21.05%) IPsec
3 4 (21.05%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) MPLS
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) SMS
5 1 (5.26%) NAS
5 1 (5.26%) PBX
5 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (5.26%) Skype
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Unix
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Migration
2 6 (31.58%) Network Design
3 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) Product Management
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Supplier Relationship Management
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Open Source
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (5.26%) SOA
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco
1 6 (31.58%) Forcepoint
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp