Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Cabling Engineer was £143 per day in advertised job vacancies 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.

Cabling Engineer
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 834 852 874
Rank change year-on-year +18 +22 -57
Contract jobs requiring a Cabling Engineer 62 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.032% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.034% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 20 7
UK median daily rate £143 £115 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.91% -8.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £109 £104 £101
90th Percentile £192 £173 £169
UK excluding London median daily rate £135 £115 £120
% change year-on-year +17.39% -4.17% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 1
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £11.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.52% -11.54% +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £11.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +56.52% -11.54% +20.93%

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 97695 99488 108685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.75% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64489 64865 69136
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3326 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 24 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cabling Engineer over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cabling Engineer in the UK

Cabling Engineer
Top 14 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 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
England +22 59 £143 +23.91% 2
UK excluding London +46 40 £135 +17.39% 1
South East +18 20 £135 +17.39%
London +4 20 £180 +37.14% 1
North of England +58 8 £130 +13.04%
East of England +4 6 £135 +17.39%
North West +28 5 £130 +13.04%
Yorkshire +27 4 £138 +19.57%
South West -3 4 £145 +26.09%
Midlands +27 2 £130 -21.21% 1
East Midlands -4 2 £130 -21.21%
Wales +12 1 £145 -
Scotland +1 1 £135 -8.47%
North East - 1 - -

Cabling Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 22 (35.48%) Data Centre
2 12 (19.35%) Structured Cabling
3 8 (12.90%) Retail
3 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
4 6 (9.68%) Wireless
5 4 (6.45%) LAN
5 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.84%) SLA
6 3 (4.84%) Windows
6 3 (4.84%) ATM
6 3 (4.84%) EPoS
6 3 (4.84%) Chip and PIN
6 3 (4.84%) Finance
7 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.23%) Electronics
7 2 (3.23%) Service Management
7 2 (3.23%) ITSM
7 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.23%) Firmware
7 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.23%) Linux
7 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco
7 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.23%) KVM
7 2 (3.23%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (3.23%) Driving Licence

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:

Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) Structured Cabling
2 6 (9.68%) Wireless
3 4 (6.45%) LAN
4 3 (4.84%) ATM
5 2 (3.23%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
General
1 8 (12.90%) Retail
1 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Electronics
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 22 (35.48%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.84%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (4.84%) EPoS
3 2 (3.23%) CCTV
3 2 (3.23%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) CentOS
2 2 (3.23%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (3.23%) ITSM
1 2 (3.23%) Service Management
2 1 (1.61%) Business Continuity
2 1 (1.61%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (1.61%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Firmware
1 2 (3.23%) KVM
1 2 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (3.23%) Cisco
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.61%) BMC
2 1 (1.61%) Capita
2 1 (1.61%) HP
2 1 (1.61%) IBM
2 1 (1.61%) Remedy
2 1 (1.61%) Samsung