The median contractor rate for a Cabling Engineer was £145 per day in advertised job vacancies 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.

Cabling Engineer
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 643 624
Rank change year-on-year +75 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Cabling Engineer 19 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.017% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.018% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 5
Median daily rate £145 £245 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.81% +113.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £245 £115
% change year-on-year -40.81% +113.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Median hourly rate £17.25 £12.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.00% -5.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £9.40 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £159.00 £13.30 £13.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +28.00% +0.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Cabling Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Cabling Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Cabling Engineer in the UK

Cabling Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cabling Engineer in the UK

Cabling Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cabling Engineer in the UK

Cabling Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cabling Engineer over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cabling Engineer in the UK

Cabling Engineer
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cabling Engineer within the UK 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
England +59 19 £145 -40.81% 1
London +14 9 £145 - 1
South East +40 3 - -
East of England -5 3 £138 -
Croydon - 3 £153 -
North West +28 2 £125 -48.97%
Manchester +16 2 £125 -48.97%
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 2 £150 -
City of London - 2 £121 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Exeter - 2 £153 -
Essex - 2 £150 -
South West - 2 £145 -
Devon - 2 £145 -
Hertfordshire -3 1 £125 -
Somerset - 1 £145 -
Plymouth - 1 £145 -
Taunton - 1 £145 -
West Sussex - 1 - -

Cabling Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Cabling 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 featuring Cabling Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (42.86%) Structured Cabling
2 15 (35.71%) Wireless
3 14 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
5 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 9 (21.43%) Driving Licence
6 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
6 8 (19.05%) LAN
7 7 (16.67%) RFID
8 6 (14.29%) Cisco
8 6 (14.29%) Time Management
9 4 (9.52%) CCNA
9 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (9.52%) MCSE
9 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (7.14%) Migration
10 3 (7.14%) DBS Check
10 3 (7.14%) Retail
11 2 (4.76%) Data Centre Operations
11 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
11 2 (4.76%) CCTV
11 2 (4.76%) Electronics
11 2 (4.76%) Firmware
12 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
12 1 (2.38%) WAN
12 1 (2.38%) EPoS
12 1 (2.38%) Finance
12 1 (2.38%) assyst
12 1 (2.38%) Incident Management

Cabling Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 18 (42.86%) Structured Cabling
2 15 (35.71%) Wireless
3 8 (19.05%) LAN
4 7 (16.67%) RFID
5 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.38%) PABX
6 1 (2.38%) WAN
General
1 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (21.43%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.76%) CCTV
4 1 (2.38%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Time Management
2 3 (7.14%) Migration
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) CCNA
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.52%) MCSE
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.14%) DBS Check
5 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (2.38%) Mitel