The median contractor rate for a Installations Engineer was £115 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Installation Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 117 124 117
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7  
Contract jobs requiring an Installations Engineer 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.043% 0.037% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.039% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £115 £103 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.19% -36.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £103 £85
% change year-on-year +17.07% +20.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2162 2559 2349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 93.80% 95.38% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1357 1419 1303
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 72 170
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.93 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.47% -3.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Installations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Installations Engineer in the West Midlands

Installations Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Installations Engineer in the West Midlands

Installations Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Installations Engineer in the West Midlands

Installations Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Coventry - 1 £115 -
Shropshire - 1 £115 -
Worcestershire - 1 £115 -
Installations Engineer
England

Installations Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Installations Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) EPoS
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) BICSI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) BICSI RCDD
3 1 (16.67%) Ciena
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) ATM
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification

Installations Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) ATM
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) EPoS
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) BICSI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) BICSI RCDD
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Ciena
1 1 (16.67%) HP