The median contractor rate for an Implementation Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Implementation Engineer
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 624 565
Rank change year-on-year +33 -59  
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Engineer 19 27 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.050% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.053% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 54
Median daily rate £450 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +14.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £231 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £441 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £335 £350
% change year-on-year +26.86% -4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98420 117801 120925
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4481 5171 7481
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Implementation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Implementation Engineer in the UK

Implementation Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Implementation Engineer in the UK

Implementation Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Implementation Engineer over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Implementation Engineer in the UK

Implementation Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Engineer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Implementation Engineer in the UK

Implementation Engineer
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +33 19 £450 +20.00% 5
UK excluding London +32 14 £425 +26.86% 3
Midlands +17 7 £425 +18.88% 2
London +9 5 £588 +54.09% 2
North of England +62 3 £300 +192.68%
South East +22 3 £475 +35.71% 1
East of England - 1 £510 -

Implementation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Implementation Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Implementation Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (47.06%) Firewall
2 21 (41.18%) Fortinet
3 17 (33.33%) Cisco
4 15 (29.41%) FortiGate
5 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (25.49%) Windows
6 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (21.57%) WAN
8 11 (21.57%) MPLS
8 11 (21.57%) Network Design
9 10 (19.61%) Migration
9 10 (19.61%) Network Security
9 10 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (19.61%) CheckPoint
9 10 (19.61%) CCSP
9 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
9 10 (19.61%) Linux
9 10 (19.61%) Data Centre
9 10 (19.61%) Windows Server
10 9 (17.65%) Oracle
10 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
11 8 (15.69%) Finance
11 8 (15.69%) Ansible
12 7 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (13.73%) Puppet
12 7 (13.73%) BGP
12 7 (13.73%) Unix
12 7 (13.73%) Python

Implementation Engineer Skill Set
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 4 (7.84%) Apache
2 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.88%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.92%) IaaS
3 2 (3.92%) Office 365
3 2 (3.92%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.96%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.96%) PaaS
4 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (47.06%) Firewall
2 11 (21.57%) MPLS
2 11 (21.57%) WAN
3 10 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (19.61%) Network Security
4 7 (13.73%) BGP
5 6 (11.76%) Wireless
6 4 (7.84%) OSPF
6 4 (7.84%) VPN
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (3.92%) DMVPN
8 2 (3.92%) DNS
8 2 (3.92%) EIGRP
8 2 (3.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (3.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (3.92%) HTTP
8 2 (3.92%) NAS
8 2 (3.92%) SAN
8 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.96%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.96%) Big Data
1 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.96%) HBase
1 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.96%) Gradle
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.96%) Maven
1 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.96%) JSON
2 1 (1.96%) Kafka
2 1 (1.96%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.92%) DataPower
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) CMDB
3 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.96%) iPad
3 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Linux
2 10 (19.61%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.73%) Unix
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.96%) CatOS
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Network Design
2 10 (19.61%) Migration
3 6 (11.76%) System Testing
4 5 (9.80%) Information Security
4 5 (9.80%) Regression Testing
4 5 (9.80%) SDLC
4 5 (9.80%) Test Strategy
4 5 (9.80%) WAN Optimisation
5 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.84%) Product Management
6 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.88%) DevOps
6 3 (5.88%) Workflow
7 2 (3.92%) Build Automation
7 2 (3.92%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (3.92%) High Availability
7 2 (3.92%) ITIL
7 2 (3.92%) Release Management
8 1 (1.96%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) Python
2 6 (11.76%) C
2 6 (11.76%) Perl
3 5 (9.80%) Java
4 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.92%) SQL
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (19.61%) CCSP
3 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 5 (9.80%) DV Cleared
5 4 (7.84%) CCNP
5 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.92%) CCIE
7 1 (1.96%) CCNA
7 1 (1.96%) VCP6
7 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.96%) DFS Replication
3 1 (1.96%) HDFS
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
3 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (29.41%) FortiGate
2 8 (15.69%) Ansible
3 7 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (13.73%) Puppet
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (3.92%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (3.92%) Nagios
4 2 (3.92%) OPNET
5 1 (1.96%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.96%) Oozie
5 1 (1.96%) Packer
5 1 (1.96%) SCCM
5 1 (1.96%) SCOM
5 1 (1.96%) Terraform
5 1 (1.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Fortinet
2 17 (33.33%) Cisco
3 10 (19.61%) CheckPoint
4 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 9 (17.65%) Oracle
5 6 (11.76%) Splunk
6 5 (9.80%) Blue Coat
6 5 (9.80%) HP
6 5 (9.80%) VMware
7 4 (7.84%) AppDynamics
7 4 (7.84%) Dynatrace
7 4 (7.84%) F5
8 3 (5.88%) Aruba
8 3 (5.88%) IBM
8 3 (5.88%) McAfee
8 3 (5.88%) Nokia
9 2 (3.92%) BMC
9 2 (3.92%) Citrix
9 2 (3.92%) Motorola
9 2 (3.92%) TippingPoint
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Posted: 5 days ago