The median contractor rate for a Cabling Engineer was £130 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cabling Engineer
UK
Rank 570 629 617
Rank change year-on-year +59 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Cabling Engineer 23 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.028% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.030% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 3
Median daily rate £130 £160 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £150 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £192 £192
UK excluding London median daily rate £124 £160 £160
% change year-on-year -22.65% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £140.00 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1172.72% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £140.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year +1172.72% -  

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 42948 50649 50145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.19% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27820 32762 30258
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1586 1994
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cabling Engineer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cabling Engineer in the UK

Cabling Engineer
Top 25 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 March 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 +39 21 £128 -20.31% 2
South East - 12 £138 - 1
London +35 5 £130 -25.71%
Hampshire - 5 £110 -
Basingstoke - 4 £110 -
Leicestershire -7 3 £165 +3.12% 1
East Midlands -9 3 £165 +3.12% 1
Berkshire - 3 £165 - 1
Leicester -6 2 £165 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £200 -
Surrey - 2 - -
Scotland +21 1 £150 -
Edinburgh +17 1 £150 -
Leeds - 1 £115 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £115 -
North West - 1 £115 -
Yorkshire - 1 £115 -
Liverpool - 1 £115 -
Cheshire - 1 £115 -
Lancashire - 1 £115 -
Merseyside - 1 £115 -
Blackburn - 1 £115 -
City of London - 1 £133 -
Reading - 1 £165 - 1
Crewe - 1 £115 -

Cabling Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 17 (34.00%) Cisco
1 17 (34.00%) Structured Cabling
2 16 (32.00%) Telecoms
3 15 (30.00%) LAN
4 13 (26.00%) Data Centre
5 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (22.00%) Wireless
6 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (16.00%) Time Management
7 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
8 7 (14.00%) DNA
8 7 (14.00%) Project Management
8 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.00%) Business Transformation
8 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (12.00%) Driving Licence
10 5 (10.00%) Retail
11 4 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (8.00%) RFID
11 4 (8.00%) MCSE
11 4 (8.00%) CCNA
11 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
12 3 (6.00%) Electronics
12 3 (6.00%) CCTV
12 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
12 3 (6.00%) DBS Check
13 2 (4.00%) PABX
13 2 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland

Cabling Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) assyst
2 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) Structured Cabling
2 15 (30.00%) LAN
3 11 (22.00%) Wireless
4 4 (8.00%) RFID
4 4 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.00%) PABX
5 2 (4.00%) WAN
6 1 (2.00%) Broadband
6 1 (2.00%) Software-Defined Networking
General
1 16 (32.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.00%) Driving Licence
4 3 (6.00%) CCTV
5 1 (2.00%) EPoS
5 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) CentOS
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) Time Management
2 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.00%) Business Transformation
2 7 (14.00%) DNA
2 7 (14.00%) Project Management
3 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.00%) ITSM
4 1 (2.00%) Network Design
4 1 (2.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) CCNA
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.00%) MCSE
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.00%) DBS Check
4 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) KVM
1 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Cisco
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) Mitel
4 1 (2.00%) BMC
4 1 (2.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.00%) Remedy
4 1 (2.00%) Virgin Media
Leicestershire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £120 - £145 per day + Overtime, On-Call Allowance
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 19 days ago