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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 564 643 631
Rank change year-on-year +79 -12  
Contract jobs citing Chartered Engineer 23 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.017% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.077% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
Median daily rate £603 £475 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.84% +49.60%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £603 £435 -
% change year-on-year +38.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £53.00 £32.00 £45.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.62% -29.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 - £45.47

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8905 11622 10650
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.24% 21.90% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5328 7267 6206
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 486 440 554
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.52 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

Chartered Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Chartered Engineer as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Chartered Engineer over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Chartered Engineer in the UK

Chartered Engineer
Top 18 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +61 23 £603 +26.84% 2
South West +14 13 £638 +63.46%
Wiltshire - 12 £638 -
Corsham - 6 £593 -
London +7 4 - - 1
City of London - 4 - -
Cumbria - 3 - -
North West - 3 - -
South East +36 2 £355 -25.26%
Winchester +7 1 £355 -30.73%
Hampshire +3 1 £355 -25.26%
Bristol -6 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £580 -
Redhill - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £580 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £580 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Chartered Engineer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Chartered Engineer.

1 27 (61.36%) Security Cleared
2 26 (59.09%) Degree
3 25 (56.82%) ITIL
4 20 (45.45%) PRINCE2
4 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (43.18%) CITP
6 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
6 18 (40.91%) DV Cleared
7 17 (38.64%) DevOps
7 17 (38.64%) Project Management
8 14 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (29.55%) Computer Science
10 12 (27.27%) Finance
10 12 (27.27%) Manufacturing
10 12 (27.27%) MBCS
11 11 (25.00%) JIRA
11 11 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (25.00%) Confluence
11 11 (25.00%) PMP
11 11 (25.00%) PMI Certification
12 10 (22.73%) Telecoms
12 10 (22.73%) Atlassian
12 10 (22.73%) Bitbucket
12 10 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (18.18%) Puppet
13 8 (18.18%) Kanban
13 8 (18.18%) Migration
13 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (18.18%) Scrum
13 8 (18.18%) Programme Management

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 11 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Siemens NX
2 1 (2.27%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.27%) Maximo
2 1 (2.27%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) IaaS
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.55%) RFID
1 2 (4.55%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) JIRA
2 10 (22.73%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
1 12 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 10 (22.73%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.36%) Electronics
4 4 (9.09%) Marketing
5 2 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Analyst
1 13 (29.55%) Business Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 7 (15.91%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Head of Delivery
4 6 (13.64%) Head of Design
5 5 (11.36%) Principal Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Programme Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Design Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Analogue Design Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared Project Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Electronics Design Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Electronics Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) EMC Design Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) EMC Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Mechanical Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (29.55%) Computer Science
3 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
3 7 (15.91%) PMI
4 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Contactless
5 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.27%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
1 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) ITIL
2 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 17 (38.64%) DevOps
3 17 (38.64%) Project Management
4 10 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (18.18%) Kanban
5 8 (18.18%) Migration
5 8 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 8 (18.18%) Scrum
5 8 (18.18%) Service Management
5 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
6 7 (15.91%) Lean Six Sigma
6 7 (15.91%) Six Sigma
6 7 (15.91%) Swim Lanes
6 7 (15.91%) SWOT Analysis
6 7 (15.91%) UML
6 7 (15.91%) Use Case
7 6 (13.64%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (61.36%) Security Cleared
2 26 (59.09%) Degree
3 19 (43.18%) CITP
4 18 (40.91%) DV Cleared
4 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
5 12 (27.27%) MBCS
6 11 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (25.00%) PMI Certification
6 11 (25.00%) PMP
7 7 (15.91%) CBAP
7 7 (15.91%) ISEB
8 6 (13.64%) HNC
9 3 (6.82%) HND
10 2 (4.55%) APMP
10 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (2.27%) AWS Certification
11 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (2.27%) CISSP
11 1 (2.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
2 6 (13.64%) EFQM
3 1 (2.27%) Def Stans
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Puppet
2 7 (15.91%) Ansible
3 1 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Atlassian
2 7 (15.91%) VMware
3 5 (11.36%) SAP
4 2 (4.55%) EMC
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.27%) Siemens