Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Build Engineer was £168 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 24 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.

Build Engineer
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 190 206
Rank change year-on-year -10 +16 0
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 6 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 8
South West median daily rate £168 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.59% +4.62% +53.30%
10th Percentile £147 £79 £150
90th Percentile £481 £449 £520
England median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
South West median hourly rate - £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +48.15% -38.29%
England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +20.69% - -38.95%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5390 5402 6252
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 94.97% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3394 3521 4064
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £206 £213 £219
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 344 397
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.00% -16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £46.05
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Build Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Build Engineer in the South West

Build Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Build Engineer in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Build Engineer in the South West

Build Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Build Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Build Engineer in the South West

Build Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Build Engineer in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Build Engineer in the South West

Build Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Build Engineer within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Somerset -3 2 £305 -
Bristol -12 2 £149 -52.02%
Gloucestershire +15 1 £175 +100.00%
Wiltshire -3 1 £425 -
Build Engineer
England

Build Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Build 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 West region featuring Build Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Software Packaging
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (16.67%) MSI
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (16.67%) ThinApp
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management

Build Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian