Period
to 20 March 2019

The median contractor rate for an Implementation Engineer was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 361 369 354
Rank change year-on-year +8 -15 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Engineer 6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.038% 0.042% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.045% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
South East median daily rate £340 £325 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -12.75% +10.37%
10th Percentile £212 £265 £268
90th Percentile £468 £400 £560
England median daily rate £500 £470 £400
% change year-on-year +6.38% +17.50% +18.52%
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 14,763 15,686 14,402
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 94.20% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,895 9,233 8,282
South East median daily rate £445 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.12% +2.69%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 600 610 770
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.51% -8.15%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.50 £48.75 £47.05
England median hourly rate £18.56 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.75% +1.08% -

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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
Thames Valley +24 4 £500 +44.93% 2
Buckinghamshire +30 2 - -
Berkshire -4 2 £500 - 2
Middlesex +13 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £180 -
Implementation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) nginx
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS
4 1 (16.67%) PaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (16.67%) SAP HANA
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) IaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics

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 (16.67%) nginx
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HANA
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Runbook
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) SAP