The median contractor rate for a Project Engineer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 264 244
Rank change year-on-year +43 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Engineer 17 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 18
Median daily rate £275 £288 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.34% -31.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £303 £320
% change year-on-year +3.30% -5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.77% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £47.33
% change year-on-year +66.66% -52.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7222 8372 8994
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.55% 95.03% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4233 4992 5132
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 381 432
Median hourly rate £17.77 £19.61 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +21.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Project Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Project Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +23 9 £425 +93.18%
Surrey +4 4 £275 +57.14%
Hampshire - 2 £225 - 1
Oxfordshire -8 1 £245 -19.67% 2
Buckinghamshire -14 1 - - 1
Project Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 7 (29.17%) Windows
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) Validation
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (16.67%) LAN
4 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) Firewall
4 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (12.50%) LTE
5 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) F5
5 3 (12.50%) Change Control
5 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (12.50%) Presales
5 3 (12.50%) Adaptive Security
5 3 (12.50%) UMTS
5 3 (12.50%) WAN
5 3 (12.50%) GSM
5 3 (12.50%) VPN
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.50%) CCNP
6 2 (8.33%) CCNA
6 2 (8.33%) 3G

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:

Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
1 4 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (12.50%) GSM
2 3 (12.50%) LTE
2 3 (12.50%) UMTS
2 3 (12.50%) VPN
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) 2G
3 2 (8.33%) 3G
3 2 (8.33%) 4G
3 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.17%) DMZ
4 1 (4.17%) GPRS
4 1 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) French Language
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.17%) Handset
1 1 (4.17%) iPhone
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Validation
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Adaptive Security
4 3 (12.50%) Change Control
4 3 (12.50%) Presales
5 2 (8.33%) Application Packaging
5 2 (8.33%) Economics
5 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Network Design
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.17%) Information Management
6 1 (4.17%) Network Management
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) CCNP
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.17%) HNC
5 1 (4.17%) HND
5 1 (4.17%) MCSA
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco
2 3 (12.50%) F5
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) AppSense
3 2 (8.33%) BT
4 1 (4.17%) Brocade
4 1 (4.17%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Motorola