Period
to 26 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Engineer was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 104 123
Rank change year-on-year +9 +19 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 6 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.57% 0.35% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.37% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 9
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £365 £390 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.41% +21.88% -
10th Percentile £279 £385 £286
90th Percentile £443 £395 £500
North East median daily rate £365 £390 £320
% change year-on-year -6.41% +21.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £10.57
North East median hourly rate - - £10.57

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 1,024 1,078 1,736
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 94.98% 91.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 730 1,133
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £380 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% +6.62% -2.86%
10th Percentile £234 £250 £225
90th Percentile £562 £525 £533
North East median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 58 62
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.50 £26.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.28% +8.16% +88.46%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.25 £10.01
90th Percentile £43.75 £40.00 £35.23
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -32.44% +12.50% +33.33%

Technical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings that featured Technical Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Technical Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Technical Engineer in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Technical Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Engineer in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Technical Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Engineer in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Technical Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 5 £380 -2.56%
Sunderland - 1 £330 -
Technical Engineer
North East

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, Technical 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Axway
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) JBoss
2 3 (50.00%) Siebel
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Informatica
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 3 (50.00%) JBoss
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (16.67%) FileNet
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (33.33%) Software Packaging
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) DataPower
3 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) AIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
1 3 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
2 1 (16.67%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (16.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Axway
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Informatica
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Siebel
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Aruba
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) ProCurve
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Sun