Period
to 24 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Engineer was £260 per day in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

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.

Technical Engineer
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 - 27
Rank change year-on-year - +27 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.21% - 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Worcestershire median daily rate £260 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £250 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Worcestershire median hourly rate £17.50 - £11.00
10th Percentile £16.25 - £10.50
90th Percentile £18.75 - £11.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.28
% change year-on-year +2.94% -6.98% -38.72%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. 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
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies in Worcestershire with a recognized job title 132 76 133
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 92.68% 96.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 49 96
Worcestershire median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +1.69%
10th Percentile £175 £115 £163
90th Percentile £510 £428 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 6
Worcestershire median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +40.85% -38.79%
10th Percentile £14.60 £11.41 £11.63
90th Percentile £40.10 £43.38 £41.88
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year -10.79% +15.83% -13.04%

Technical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Engineer in Worcestershire

Technical Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Engineer in Worcestershire

Technical Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Engineer within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. 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
Worcester - 2 £260 -
Redditch - 1 - -
Technical Engineer
West Midlands

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, Technical Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Worcestershire region featuring Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DMARC
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (66.67%) Task Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) KVM
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Compaq
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Sun