Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Engineer was £245 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 347 364 357
Rank change year-on-year +17 -7 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 24 21 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 31
South East median daily rate £245 £275 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.91% -18.52% +12.50%
10th Percentile £135 £162 £175
90th Percentile £330 £470 £475
England median daily rate £275 £340 £350
% change year-on-year -19.12% -2.72% +27.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £37.50 - -
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 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 15783 15735 18560
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 94.00% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9360 9373 10883
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
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 642 780 923
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.45
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Project Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Engineer in the South East

Project 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 Project Engineer in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Engineer in the South East

Project Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Engineer in the South East

Project 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 Project Engineer in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Engineer in the South East

Project 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 Project Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Thames Valley -3 11 £150 -46.19% 1
Berkshire +15 8 £150 -29.41%
Hampshire +19 7 £175 +9.38%
Surrey -19 5 £323 +84.29%
Oxfordshire +1 3 £185 -51.48%
Kent -10 2 £150 -67.48% 2
East Sussex +1 1 £135 -64.00%
Project Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region featuring Project Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) Firewall
4 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (29.17%) vSphere
5 7 (29.17%) F5
5 7 (29.17%) X-Windows
5 7 (29.17%) SAN
5 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 7 (29.17%) VMware
5 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
6 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
8 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
10 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
10 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
10 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (8.33%) Project Management
10 2 (8.33%) Cisco
10 2 (8.33%) MSI
10 2 (8.33%) Migration
10 2 (8.33%) SCCM
10 2 (8.33%) Retail
10 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (8.33%) AppSense
10 2 (8.33%) Windows 10

Project 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 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.17%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) ATM
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.17%) MVNO
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MSI
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) X-Windows
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
2 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Application Packaging
3 2 (8.33%) Change Control
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (4.17%) Facilities Management
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) Network Management
4 1 (4.17%) Quality Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) HNC
2 1 (4.17%) HND
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) vSphere
2 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) F5
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) AppSense
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.17%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.17%) Motorola