Period
to 29 May 2020

The median contractor rate for an IT Engineer was £185 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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.

IT Engineer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 108 156 188
Rank change year-on-year +48 +32 -19
Contract jobs requiring an IT Engineer 21 34 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.00% 0.76% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.80% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 6
Median daily rate £185 £125 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.20% +11.11% -43.04%
10th Percentile £132 £100 £96
90th Percentile £354 £186 £259
England median daily rate £175 £169 £180
% change year-on-year +3.70% -6.25% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 7
Median hourly rate £13.25 £18.80 £10.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.52% +85.31% -1.50%
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.72 £8.78
90th Percentile £18.25 £31.25 £10.80
England median hourly rate £14.26 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.46% +5.00% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2,007 4,273 4,662
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.30% 95.59% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,249 2,822 3,083
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £237 £250 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 188 166
Median hourly rate £17.42 £15.50 £16.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.40% -8.01% +30.87%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.00 £9.79
90th Percentile £31.38 £33.95 £42.44
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +10.26% +4.28% -1.58%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in Yorkshire

IT Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IT Engineer in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for IT Engineer in Yorkshire

IT Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IT Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for IT Engineer in Yorkshire

IT Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IT Engineer in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for IT Engineer in Yorkshire

IT Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 29 May 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +40 9 £163 +35.42% 6
North Yorkshire +4 5 £368 +182.69% 2
South Yorkshire +24 4 £140 +3.70% 2
East Yorkshire - 2 £190 -
IT Engineer
England

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, IT 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 Yorkshire region featuring IT Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows 10
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) VMware
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (19.05%) Office 365
6 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
6 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 3 (14.29%) SLA
7 2 (9.52%) ITSM
7 2 (9.52%) Fujitsu
7 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
7 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (9.52%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (9.52%) HP
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
7 2 (9.52%) Linux
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL
7 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
7 2 (9.52%) VoIP
7 2 (9.52%) IIS
7 2 (9.52%) DNS
7 2 (9.52%) Project Delivery
7 2 (9.52%) Service Management
7 2 (9.52%) Data Centre

IT Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
1 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) MPLS
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Public Sector
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) iPad
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows 10
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL
1 2 (9.52%) ITSM
1 2 (9.52%) Project Delivery
1 2 (9.52%) Service Management
1 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (4.76%) Antivirus Management
2 1 (4.76%) Break/Fix
2 1 (4.76%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (4.76%) DevOps
2 1 (4.76%) Hardware Maintenance
2 1 (4.76%) Health Informatics
2 1 (4.76%) Informatics
2 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (4.76%) Migration
2 1 (4.76%) MVC
2 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.76%) MCP
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Fujitsu
3 2 (9.52%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Apple
4 1 (4.76%) Broadcom
4 1 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Meraki
4 1 (4.76%) Remedy
4 1 (4.76%) Sage