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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 583 637 622
Rank change year-on-year +54 -15  
Contract jobs citing Chartered Engineer 22 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.020% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.098% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 2
Median daily rate £375 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.81% +7.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £405 £464
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £550 £513
% change year-on-year -37.27% +7.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.56 £45.47 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.60% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.56 £45.47 -
% change year-on-year +4.60% -  

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 9390 11207 10727
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.76% 20.82% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5997 7009 6081
Median daily rate £420 £405 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +1.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 453 409 493
Median hourly rate £30.00 £36.51 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.83% +62.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Chartered Engineer in the UK

Chartered Engineer
Top 15 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 29 March 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 +63 22 £375 -31.81% 6
London +39 9 £425 -5.55%
South East +19 5 £405 -26.36% 1
South West - 5 £345 - 3
Bristol - 5 £345 - 1
City of London 0 4 £475 +5.55%
North West +30 3 - - 2
Hampshire +12 2 £368 -33.18%
Winchester +6 2 £368 -33.18%
Cumbria +3 2 - -
Barrow-in-Furness +2 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £423 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £423 - 1
Manchester +18 1 - - 2
Surrey - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 20 (55.56%) Degree
1 20 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 16 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (44.44%) ITIL
3 12 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 11 (30.56%) Manufacturing
4 11 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (27.78%) Lean Six Sigma
5 10 (27.78%) Use Case
5 10 (27.78%) CITP
5 10 (27.78%) SWOT Analysis
5 10 (27.78%) Business Analysis
5 10 (27.78%) PRINCE2
5 10 (27.78%) UML
5 10 (27.78%) ISEB
5 10 (27.78%) Six Sigma
5 10 (27.78%) CBAP
5 10 (27.78%) Swim Lanes
6 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (22.22%) Ethernet
7 8 (22.22%) RFID
7 8 (22.22%) EMC
7 8 (22.22%) OrCAD
7 8 (22.22%) Schematic Capture
7 8 (22.22%) RS-232
8 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
9 6 (16.67%) DMAIC
9 6 (16.67%) PDM
9 6 (16.67%) EFQM

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:

Applications
1 8 (22.22%) OrCAD
2 2 (5.56%) Siemens NX
3 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Maximo
1 1 (2.78%) Primavera
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) Ethernet
1 8 (22.22%) RFID
1 8 (22.22%) RS-232
General
1 11 (30.56%) Manufacturing
2 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.89%) Finance
4 2 (5.56%) Electronics
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Analyst
1 16 (44.44%) Business Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Design Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Electronics Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Analogue Design Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Digital Design Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) EMC Design Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) EMC Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Mechanical Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Business Change Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Service Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) Contactless
2 6 (16.67%) Smartcard
3 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) ITIL
2 11 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Business Analysis
3 10 (27.78%) Lean Six Sigma
3 10 (27.78%) PRINCE2
3 10 (27.78%) Six Sigma
3 10 (27.78%) Swim Lanes
3 10 (27.78%) SWOT Analysis
3 10 (27.78%) UML
3 10 (27.78%) Use Case
4 8 (22.22%) Schematic Capture
5 6 (16.67%) BPR
5 6 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 6 (16.67%) DevOps
5 6 (16.67%) DMAIC
5 6 (16.67%) ITSM
5 6 (16.67%) PDM
5 6 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
6 5 (13.89%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) Degree
1 20 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 12 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 10 (27.78%) CBAP
3 10 (27.78%) CITP
3 10 (27.78%) ISEB
4 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (13.89%) HNC
6 2 (5.56%) APMP
6 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (5.56%) HND
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.78%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) EFQM
2 5 (13.89%) QA
3 1 (2.78%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) EMC
2 2 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) Lattice Semiconductor
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Siemens
3 1 (2.78%) TOWER Software
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