The median contractor rate for a Technical Engineer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 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.

Technical Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 259 263
Rank change year-on-year +30 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 10 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 8
Median daily rate £275 £375 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +120.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £193 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £460 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £228 £325 £281
% change year-on-year -30.00% +15.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +12.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.35 £18.28 £22.66
% change year-on-year -21.47% -19.35%  

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 7221 8475 8976
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.54% 94.99% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4232 5056 5117
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
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 307 385 431
Median hourly rate £17.77 £20.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.15% +23.91%  
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 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Technical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Engineer in the South East

Technical 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 Technical Engineer in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Engineer in the South East

Technical Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Engineer in the South East

Technical 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 Technical Engineer in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Engineer in the South East

Technical 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 Technical Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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 +21 4 - - 5
Oxfordshire -6 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £313 - 2
Surrey +2 1 - - 3
Kent - 1 £145 -
Technical Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Technical 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 Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) CCNA
4 5 (26.32%) LAN
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.79%) Office 365
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) WAN
6 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
6 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) Firewall
6 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
6 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
7 2 (10.53%) NHS
7 2 (10.53%) MPLS
7 2 (10.53%) Wireless
7 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) MCSE
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (10.53%) SCCM

Technical 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 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) MPLS
3 2 (10.53%) Wireless
4 1 (5.26%) BGP
4 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.26%) HTTP
4 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.26%) OSPF
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) SNMP
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (5.26%) REST
1 1 (5.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
2 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.26%) Fault Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITSM
3 1 (5.26%) Microservices
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Revenue Management
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C#
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) MCSE
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.26%) CCDP
5 1 (5.26%) CCIE
5 1 (5.26%) CCIP
5 1 (5.26%) CCNP
5 1 (5.26%) CCSA
5 1 (5.26%) CCSE
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) HP ASE
5 1 (5.26%) HP MASE
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.26%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Aruba
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Juniper
3 1 (5.26%) MobileIron
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) Remedy
3 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
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