Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Cabling Engineer was £138 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 September 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.

Cabling Engineer
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 867 806 878
Rank change year-on-year -61 +72 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Cabling Engineer 21 53 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.054% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.057% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 48 5
UK median daily rate £138 £140 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +24.44% -6.25%
10th Percentile £122 £110 £80
90th Percentile £220 £192 £276
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £135 £165
% change year-on-year +3.70% -18.18% +43.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 9
UK median hourly rate - £18.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +44.00% -5.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year - +50.00% -3.96%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97,377 93,786 102,104
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.92% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,913 61,292 66,691
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,178 2,813 3,183
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +5.67%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.30
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year -2.78% -3.36% +6.43%

Cabling Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cabling Engineer over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
Top 12 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 6 months to 21 September 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
England -69 19 £138 -1.79% 7
UK excluding London -33 15 £140 +3.70% 7
London -24 6 £130 -14.75%
North of England -24 5 £230 +76.92% 1
North West -17 4 £230 +76.92% 1
East of England -5 3 £135 -
South East -23 3 £140 +3.70% 3
Midlands -12 2 £178 +36.54% 1
Scotland -16 2 £154 +13.89%
East Midlands +11 1 £130 -
North East - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £225 - 1

Cabling Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, Cabling 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 featuring Cabling Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (28.57%) Structured Cabling
2 6 (28.57%) Retail
3 5 (23.81%) Driving Licence
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.52%) Finance
4 2 (9.52%) Remedy
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall
5 1 (4.76%) BGP
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) MPLS
5 1 (4.76%) OSPF
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.76%) CCTV
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security
5 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Aruba
5 1 (4.76%) Splunk
5 1 (4.76%) Skype
5 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Operations

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (4.76%) BGP
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) MPLS
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) OSPF
2 1 (4.76%) Skype
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
General
1 6 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (23.81%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Time Management
2 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
2 1 (4.76%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Remedy
2 1 (4.76%) Aruba
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Splunk