Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 859 879 849
Rank change year-on-year +20 -30 +6
Contract jobs citing Chartered Engineer 14 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.027% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.073% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 7
UK median daily rate £538 £576 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.68% +82.86% -30.00%
10th Percentile £513 £363 £270
90th Percentile £575 £738 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £576 £298
% change year-on-year -8.85% +93.61% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 8
UK median hourly rate £45.25 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.13% +14.29% -9.09%
10th Percentile £25.09 £39.00 £33.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £41.00 £37.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.13% +14.29% -9.09%

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 19,063 19,074 20,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.18% 19.01% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,332 11,696 12,546
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £225 £250
90th Percentile £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 901 837 870
UK median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.00 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.42 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +13.68% -7.41% -1.82%

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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Chartered Engineer over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Chartered Engineer in the UK

Chartered Engineer
Top 8 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 17 January 2019. 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 -4 12 £538 -6.68% 61
UK excluding London -38 12 £525 -8.85% 54
South West -25 5 - - 23
Midlands +3 4 £525 - 3
West Midlands - 4 £525 - 3
London +6 2 £550 -12.00% 11
Scotland - 2 - - 3
South East -2 1 - - 9

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) JIRA
4 4 (28.57%) CITP
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (21.43%) Traceability Matrix
5 3 (21.43%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
6 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
6 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (14.29%) IIBA
6 2 (14.29%) Confluence
6 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
6 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
6 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (14.29%) SCCM
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (14.29%) Business Development
6 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (14.29%) PKI
6 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture

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 2 (14.29%) Confluence
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
1 2 (14.29%) Skype
1 2 (14.29%) VSAN
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Head of Design
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Principal Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Principal Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Principal Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Security Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Director
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Director
4 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) PKI
2 2 (14.29%) PMI
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (21.43%) Programme Delivery
2 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
2 3 (21.43%) Traceability Matrix
3 2 (14.29%) Business Development
3 2 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (14.29%) Innovative Thinking
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Security Hardening
3 2 (14.29%) Service Design
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Thinking
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) CITP
5 2 (14.29%) CCNA
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (14.29%) CISSP
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) HND
5 2 (14.29%) ISEB
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (14.29%) Master's Degree
5 2 (14.29%) MCSA
5 2 (14.29%) MCSE
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (14.29%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
1 2 (14.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) VMware