Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Chartered Engineer qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Chartered Engineer (CEng)
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 886 829 872
Rank change year-on-year -57 +43 +11
Contract jobs citing Chartered Engineer 16 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.039% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.084% 0.20% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 11
UK median daily rate £475 £580 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.10% +48.72% -44.29%
10th Percentile £413 £381 £275
90th Percentile £638 £675 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £580 £390
% change year-on-year -18.10% +48.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
UK median hourly rate £45.50 £46.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.15% +45.31% -29.62%
10th Percentile £41.75 £35.13 £31.00
90th Percentile £46.85 £53.00 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £46.50 -
% change year-on-year -2.15% - -

Chartered Engineer is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19,074 18,582 22,660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.55% 18.91% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,269 11,265 14,091
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £243 £235 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 971 899 819
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.52% +5.45% +22.22%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.06 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.71 £47.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £27.61
% change year-on-year -21.88% +15.90% +15.04%

Chartered Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Chartered Engineer as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Chartered Engineer in the UK

Chartered Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Chartered Engineer in the UK

Chartered Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Chartered Engineer over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Chartered Engineer in the UK

Chartered Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Chartered Engineer in the UK

Chartered Engineer
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chartered Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 25 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 -43 16 £475 -18.10% 63
UK excluding London -40 15 £475 -18.10% 52
North of England -13 9 £475 -18.10% 10
North West -20 7 £550 -6.14% 8
North East -5 3 £625 -
South West -30 3 - - 15
South East -30 2 - - 12
London -16 1 - - 13
Yorkshire -23 1 £425 -26.72% 2
Midlands - 1 £502 - 9
West Midlands - 1 £502 - 6

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Chartered Engineer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Chartered Engineer.

1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 10 (62.50%) CISSP
2 10 (62.50%) Management Information System
3 9 (56.25%) Project Management
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) CCNP
4 8 (50.00%) CCDP
4 8 (50.00%) CISM
4 8 (50.00%) Data Management
4 8 (50.00%) Network Design
4 8 (50.00%) Degree
4 8 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 8 (50.00%) SFIA
4 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (50.00%) Availability Management
5 7 (43.75%) Resource Management
5 7 (43.75%) Open Source
5 7 (43.75%) SaaS
5 7 (43.75%) PaaS
5 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 6 (37.50%) DevOps
6 6 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (31.25%) IaaS
7 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
7 5 (31.25%) High Availability

Chartered Engineer
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
2 2 (12.50%) SAS
3 1 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) PaaS
1 7 (43.75%) SaaS
2 5 (31.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) DHCP
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) BGP
3 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security
3 3 (18.75%) OSPF
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) NAS
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) Skype
4 1 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (6.25%) VSAN
4 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Bitbucket
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
4 1 (6.25%) Avionics
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics
4 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Head of Design
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Delivery Director
3 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Director
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) WebOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) PMI
4 1 (6.25%) CMDB
4 1 (6.25%) PKI
4 1 (6.25%) Replication
4 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 10 (62.50%) PRINCE2
3 9 (56.25%) Project Management
4 8 (50.00%) Availability Management
4 8 (50.00%) Data Management
4 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (50.00%) Network Design
4 8 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 8 (50.00%) SFIA
5 7 (43.75%) Open Source
5 7 (43.75%) Resource Management
6 6 (37.50%) DevOps
6 6 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (31.25%) Change Management
7 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
7 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (31.25%) High Availability
7 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
8 4 (25.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) CISSP
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (50.00%) CCDP
3 8 (50.00%) CCNP
3 8 (50.00%) CISM
3 8 (50.00%) Degree
4 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) CCIE
8 2 (12.50%) CITP
8 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
8 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 1 (6.25%) CCNA
9 1 (6.25%) MCSE
9 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 9000
2 1 (6.25%) PMO
2 1 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) KVM
2 1 (6.25%) QEMU
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Informatica
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.25%) Meraki
3 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow