Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 880 859 893
Rank change year-on-year -21 +34 +5
Contract jobs citing Chartered Engineer 12 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.029% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.063% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 12
UK median daily rate £450 £595 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.37% +55.56% -15.00%
10th Percentile £413 £393 £278
90th Percentile £509 £745 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £595 £358
% change year-on-year -24.37% +66.32% -20.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
UK median hourly rate £45.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.75% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £41.75 £33.58 £33.50
90th Percentile £46.85 £49.40 £37.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.75% +14.29% -

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 19,153 19,081 22,178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.63% 18.83% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,309 11,669 13,800
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £221 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 938 911 851
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +0.96% +4.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.75 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.31 £28.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -11.19% +5.56% +8.00%

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
Top 11 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 12 November 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 +9 12 £450 -24.37% 50
UK excluding London -29 11 £450 -24.37% 47
North of England -25 5 £425 -32.00% 9
North West -21 3 £425 -34.62% 5
South West -26 3 - - 9
South East -8 2 - - 15
London +15 1 - - 6
North East -2 1 £475 -32.14%
Yorkshire -11 1 £425 -30.89% 4
Midlands - 1 £502 - 10
West Midlands - 1 £502 - 6

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) CISSP
2 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (41.67%) CCNP
4 5 (41.67%) CCDP
4 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (41.67%) CISM
4 5 (41.67%) Data Management
4 5 (41.67%) Network Design
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) Resource Management
4 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
4 5 (41.67%) Open Source
4 5 (41.67%) SaaS
4 5 (41.67%) PaaS
4 5 (41.67%) SFIA
4 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) Availability Management
5 4 (33.33%) DevOps
5 4 (33.33%) IaaS
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 4 (33.33%) Change 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 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (16.67%) SAS
3 1 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) PaaS
1 5 (41.67%) SaaS
2 4 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) BGP
3 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) OSPF
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Skype
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) VSAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Avionics
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Head of Design
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Delivery Director
3 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Director
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) WebOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) PMI
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) Availability Management
4 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (41.67%) Data Management
4 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) Network Design
4 5 (41.67%) Open Source
4 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
4 5 (41.67%) Resource Management
4 5 (41.67%) SFIA
5 4 (33.33%) Change Management
5 4 (33.33%) DevOps
5 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
6 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (25.00%) High Availability
6 3 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CISSP
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) CCDP
3 5 (41.67%) CCNP
3 5 (41.67%) CISM
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (16.67%) CITP
6 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
6 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) CCNA
7 1 (8.33%) HNC
7 1 (8.33%) HND
7 1 (8.33%) MCSE
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) KVM
2 1 (8.33%) QEMU
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Informatica
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (8.33%) Meraki