Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 855 797 874
Rank change year-on-year -58 +77 -19
Contract jobs citing Chartered Engineer 28 44 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.048% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.24% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 12
UK median daily rate £502 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.04% -10.53% +5.21%
10th Percentile £363 £323 £364
90th Percentile £638 £675 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £502 £425 £488
% change year-on-year +18.04% -12.82% -5.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £53.00 £38.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.87% +36.83% -14.81%
10th Percentile £41.40 £35.90 £32.45
90th Percentile £44.60 £53.80 £44.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £53.00 £45.47
% change year-on-year -22.64% +16.56% -

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 18,973 18,448 22,921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.92% 20.14% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,345 11,388 14,322
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £594 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 859 936 847
UK median hourly rate £24.56 £30.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.13% -3.23% +37.78%
10th Percentile £12.58 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £52.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -19.35% -11.43% +55.56%

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 24 June 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 10 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 24 June 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 -64 28 £502 +18.04% 41
UK excluding London -40 27 £502 +18.04% 38
North of England -3 23 £525 -9.48% 5
North West -4 21 £475 - 2
North East - 5 £625 -
South East -29 4 £575 +47.44% 19
Midlands - 2 £502 - 3
London -55 1 - - 8
East Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £502 - 3

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 24 (85.71%) Project Management
2 22 (78.57%) CISM
2 22 (78.57%) Management Information System
2 22 (78.57%) ITIL
2 22 (78.57%) PRINCE2
2 22 (78.57%) Cisco
2 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 22 (78.57%) CCNP
2 22 (78.57%) CCDP
2 22 (78.57%) CISSP
2 22 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (78.57%) Data Management
2 22 (78.57%) Network Design
2 22 (78.57%) Problem Management
2 22 (78.57%) SFIA
3 21 (75.00%) SaaS
4 20 (71.43%) PaaS
4 20 (71.43%) Open Source
4 20 (71.43%) Resource Management
4 20 (71.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 16 (57.14%) Degree
6 14 (50.00%) Product Management
6 14 (50.00%) Finance
7 12 (42.86%) CCIE
7 12 (42.86%) DevOps
7 12 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (42.86%) Server Virtualisation
7 12 (42.86%) Contract Management
7 12 (42.86%) IT Strategy

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 6 (21.43%) OpenStack
2 5 (17.86%) SAS
3 3 (10.71%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 21 (75.00%) SaaS
2 20 (71.43%) PaaS
3 10 (35.71%) IaaS
4 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) Unified Communications
3 5 (17.86%) BGP
3 5 (17.86%) DHCP
3 5 (17.86%) DNS
3 5 (17.86%) IP Telephony
3 5 (17.86%) Network Security
3 5 (17.86%) OSPF
3 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.86%) VPN
3 5 (17.86%) WAN
4 3 (10.71%) Skype
4 3 (10.71%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (3.57%) PBX
5 1 (3.57%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) DB2
1 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) LabVIEW
1 1 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Electronics
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.57%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Lync Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) DBA
5 1 (3.57%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (78.57%) Management Information System
2 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) CMDB
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Project Management
2 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (78.57%) Data Management
2 22 (78.57%) ITIL
2 22 (78.57%) Network Design
2 22 (78.57%) PRINCE2
2 22 (78.57%) Problem Management
2 22 (78.57%) SFIA
3 20 (71.43%) Open Source
3 20 (71.43%) Resource Management
4 14 (50.00%) Product Management
5 12 (42.86%) Contract Management
5 12 (42.86%) Decision-Making
5 12 (42.86%) DevOps
5 12 (42.86%) IT Strategy
5 12 (42.86%) Server Virtualisation
6 10 (35.71%) Change Management
6 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) CCDP
1 22 (78.57%) CCNP
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
1 22 (78.57%) CISM
1 22 (78.57%) CISSP
2 20 (71.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 16 (57.14%) Degree
4 12 (42.86%) CCIE
4 12 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (17.86%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.57%) HNC
7 1 (3.57%) HND
7 1 (3.57%) MCSE
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9000
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) TickIT
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
1 6 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (17.86%) XenApp
2 5 (17.86%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco
1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix
3 5 (17.86%) Informatica
3 5 (17.86%) Ivanti
4 1 (3.57%) Polycom
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec
4 1 (3.57%) VMware