Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a CS Core Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Circuit Switch (CS) Core Engineer
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 884
Contract jobs requiring a CS Core Engineer 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - - 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

CS Core Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured CS Core Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CS Core Engineer in the UK

CS Core Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CS Core Engineer.

Contractor daily rate trend for CS Core Engineer in the UK