Period
to 17 October 2021

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 October 2021 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 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 793 512 800
Rank change year-on-year -281 +288 +109
Contract jobs citing Chartered Engineer 18 14 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.045% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 16
10th Percentile £398 £459 £346
25th Percentile " £472 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £506 £428
Median % change year-on-year -2.22% +18.42% -1.75%
75th Percentile £590 £561 £633
90th Percentile £642 £654 £698
UK excluding London median daily rate £622 £506 £428
% change year-on-year +22.77% +18.42% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
10th Percentile £36.56 " £41.40
25th Percentile £50.77 " £42.75
Median hourly rate £58.68 £31.00 £47.82
Median % change year-on-year +89.29% -35.17% +5.10%
75th Percentile £63.75 £52.50 £60.00
90th Percentile £64.50 £57.00 £76.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.68 £50.00 £47.82
% change year-on-year +17.36% +4.56% +5.10%

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 15,510 7,667 16,979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.65% 24.85% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,051 5,151 10,793
10th Percentile £313 £290 £260
25th Percentile £413 £387 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £463
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £563
90th Percentile £688 £644 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £461 £440
% change year-on-year +2.98% +4.83% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 692 301 776
10th Percentile £12.30 £15.04 £14.06
25th Percentile £16.22 £20.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate £33.50 £31.61 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year +5.98% -20.98% +74.44%
75th Percentile £54.00 £48.17 £50.00
90th Percentile £65.54 £61.25 £59.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% -31.25% +69.13%

Chartered Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Chartered Engineer in the UK

Chartered Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Chartered Engineer.

Daily rate trend for Chartered Engineer in the UK

Chartered Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Chartered Engineer over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Chartered Engineer in the UK

Chartered Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Chartered Engineer.

Hourly rate trend for Chartered Engineer in the UK

Chartered Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Chartered Engineer over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 17 October 2021. 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 -242 13 £495 -2.22% 40
UK excluding London -160 12 £622 +22.77% 39
South East -87 8 £560 +12.00% 7
Scotland - 2 - - 1
Work from Home - 2 £495 - 5
London - 2 - - 4
South West -41 1 - - 14
North of England -82 1 - - 7
Wales - 1 £622 - 3
Yorkshire - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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 12 (66.67%) Social Skills
2 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (44.44%) CITP
4 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) Systems Engineering
5 6 (33.33%) Degree
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
7 4 (22.22%) Storage Management
7 4 (22.22%) Public Sector
7 4 (22.22%) Project Delivery
7 4 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (22.22%) Resource Management
7 4 (22.22%) Clustering
7 4 (22.22%) Migration
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
7 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) Change Control
7 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 2 (11.11%) Wireless
9 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
9 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
9 2 (11.11%) Presentation Skills

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 1 (5.56%) Confluence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) BGP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.56%) DMVPN
4 1 (5.56%) OSPF
4 1 (5.56%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (66.67%) Social Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Public Sector
3 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (11.11%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.56%) Finance
5 1 (5.56%) Local Government
5 1 (5.56%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (5.56%) Police
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) IT Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Principal Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Principal Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Human Factors Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Principal Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Site Manager
4 1 (5.56%) System Design Authority
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 4 (22.22%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.56%) Robotics
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Systems Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Change Control
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (22.22%) Project Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Resource Management
3 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Storage Management
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Line Management
6 1 (5.56%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) CITP
3 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.56%) CCNP
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) ISEB
5 1 (5.56%) Master's Degree
5 1 (5.56%) MBCS
5 1 (5.56%) MRICS
5 1 (5.56%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (5.56%) RIBA
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco
1 1 (5.56%) NEC
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) VMware