The median contractor rate for a Installations Engineer was £120 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Installation Engineer
UK
Rank 567 628 584
Rank change year-on-year +61 -44  
Contract jobs requiring an Installations Engineer 26 16 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.030% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.032% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 19
Median daily rate £120 £230 £85
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.82% +170.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £103 £85
% change year-on-year +17.07% +20.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Median hourly rate £11.33 £18.75 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.57% +19.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 - £13.00

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 42948 50649 50145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.19% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27820 32762 30258
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1586 1994
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Installations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Installations Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Installations Engineer in the UK

Installations Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Installations Engineer in the UK

Installations Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Installations Engineer over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Installations Engineer in the UK

Installations Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Installations Engineer in the UK

Installations Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Installations Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +36 22 £118 -48.91% 5
South East +25 7 £165 - 1
North West - 5 £115 -
South West +6 4 £205 -
Lancashire - 4 £115 -
Wales +11 3 £288 -
South Wales - 3 £288 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £200 -
Newport - 3 £288 -
London +24 2 £285 -0.86%
Hampshire +11 2 - -
East Midlands -5 2 £195 +3.31% 3
Wiltshire - 2 £120 -
Berkshire - 2 £140 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £290 -
Reading - 2 £140 - 1
Trowbridge - 2 £120 -
East of England - 2 £145 -
Yorkshire +15 1 £115 +12.19% 1
West Midlands +12 1 £115 +12.19%
Nottingham +9 1 £275 +45.69% 1
Leeds +9 1 £115 +12.19% 1
West Yorkshire +8 1 £115 +12.19% 1
Nottinghamshire +5 1 £275 +45.69% 1
Shropshire - 1 £115 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £115 -
Worcestershire - 1 £115 -
Merseyside - 1 £115 -
East Sussex - 1 £115 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £115 -

Installations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Installations 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 Installations Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 18 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 15 (23.44%) LAN
4 14 (21.88%) Telecoms
5 13 (20.31%) Cisco
6 10 (15.63%) EPoS
7 9 (14.06%) DV Cleared
7 9 (14.06%) WAN
7 9 (14.06%) Windows
7 9 (14.06%) Driving Licence
8 8 (12.50%) CCNA
8 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 8 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (10.94%) Structured Cabling
10 6 (9.38%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (9.38%) CCNP
11 5 (7.81%) Juniper
11 5 (7.81%) CCTV
11 5 (7.81%) Office 365
12 4 (6.25%) Skype for Business
12 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (6.25%) Skype
12 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
12 4 (6.25%) QA
12 4 (6.25%) Electronics
13 3 (4.69%) ATM
13 3 (4.69%) VMware
13 3 (4.69%) Blue Coat
13 3 (4.69%) Intel Security

Installations Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (6.25%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Office
2 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) LAN
2 9 (14.06%) WAN
3 7 (10.94%) Structured Cabling
4 6 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (6.25%) Skype
6 3 (4.69%) ATM
7 2 (3.13%) DWDM
7 2 (3.13%) OSPF
7 2 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.56%) DSLAM
8 1 (1.56%) Firewall
8 1 (1.56%) Internet
8 1 (1.56%) Junos
8 1 (1.56%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.25%) Electronics
3 2 (3.13%) Local Government
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) EPoS
2 9 (14.06%) Driving Licence
3 5 (7.81%) CCTV
4 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.13%) CESG
6 1 (1.56%) PKI
6 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) Linux
4 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.56%) CentOS
5 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.38%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (3.13%) Asset Management
2 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
2 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (3.13%) ITIL
2 2 (3.13%) Network Design
2 2 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (1.56%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (1.56%) ITSM
3 1 (1.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (1.56%) PRINCE
3 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (1.56%) Project Management
3 1 (1.56%) Requirements Management
3 1 (1.56%) Security Patching
3 1 (1.56%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (1.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) C
2 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 18 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.06%) DV Cleared
4 8 (12.50%) CCNA
4 8 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (9.38%) CCNP
6 2 (3.13%) HNC
7 1 (1.56%) BICSI Certification
7 1 (1.56%) BICSI RCDD
7 1 (1.56%) Degree
7 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.56%) KVM
2 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) SCCM
1 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Cisco
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.81%) Juniper
4 3 (4.69%) Blue Coat
4 3 (4.69%) Intel Security
4 3 (4.69%) Virgin Media
4 3 (4.69%) VMware
5 2 (3.13%) HP
5 2 (3.13%) Meraki
5 2 (3.13%) Riverbed
5 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.56%) BT
6 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.56%) Ciena
6 1 (1.56%) Dell
6 1 (1.56%) EMC
6 1 (1.56%) F5
6 1 (1.56%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.56%) Symantec
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