Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Installations Engineer was £100 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 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.

Installation Engineer
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 800 777
Rank change year-on-year -36 -23 +55
Contract jobs requiring an Installations Engineer 43 88 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.085% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.089% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 146 73
UK median daily rate £100 £100 £85
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% -66.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £100 £100 £85
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -65.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 19
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £66.50 £11.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.33% +464.52% -4.62%
10th Percentile £17.00 £26.05 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £112.15 £19.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £10.89
% change year-on-year - +65.29% -4.05%

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 96939 98568 108531
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63924 64295 69051
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 2896 3271 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +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

Installations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Installations Engineer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Installations Engineer in the UK

Installations Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Installations Engineer over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Installations Engineer in the UK

Installations Engineer
Top 14 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -17 36 £100 - 2
UK excluding London -2 30 £100 - 2
London -22 10 £150 +50.00%
South East +2 9 £100 - 2
East of England -15 8 £100 -
North of England +40 7 £100 -
Midlands +9 5 £100 -
Yorkshire +6 4 £111 +11.25%
South West +3 4 £100 -4.76%
Scotland -12 4 £110 -62.39%
West Midlands +14 3 £100 -
North West +11 2 £100 -
East Midlands -3 2 £100 -
North East +56 1 £100 -

Installations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 17 (39.53%) EPoS
2 16 (37.21%) Driving Licence
2 16 (37.21%) Break/Fix
3 10 (23.26%) Windows
4 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.95%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
6 4 (9.30%) Linux
6 4 (9.30%) VBScript
6 4 (9.30%) .NET
6 4 (9.30%) XML
6 4 (9.30%) VMware
6 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.30%) Windows 10
6 4 (9.30%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (9.30%) PowerCLI
7 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
7 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
7 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
7 3 (6.98%) CMS
7 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
7 3 (6.98%) HP
8 2 (4.65%) Cisco
8 2 (4.65%) HND
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle
8 2 (4.65%) SAP

Installations 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 3 (6.98%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) LTE
1 2 (4.65%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Big Data
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
1 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
1 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
1 4 (9.30%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (4.65%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) EPoS
2 16 (37.21%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) CCTV
5 1 (2.33%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (2.33%) Photography
5 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 4 (9.30%) Windows 10
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.65%) CentOS
4 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Break/Fix
2 2 (4.65%) Quality Management
2 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
3 1 (2.33%) Data Validation
3 1 (2.33%) Network Design
3 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (2.33%) Project Management
3 1 (2.33%) Time Management
3 1 (2.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
1 4 (9.30%) VBScript
2 1 (2.33%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) HND
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.33%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.30%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.65%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) PowerCLI
2 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.65%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) VMware
2 3 (6.98%) HP
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.33%) WatchGuard