Period
to 15 October 2019

The median contractor rate for an IT Engineer was £135 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

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
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 174 160
Rank change year-on-year +37 -14 +31
Contract jobs requiring an IT Engineer 30 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.80% 0.57% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.59% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 16
Yorkshire median daily rate £135 £140 £179
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -21.68% +78.75%
10th Percentile £102 £99 £100
90th Percentile £225 £192 £334
England median daily rate £180 £175 £160
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.78 £25.50 £11.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.80% +118.88% +16.50%
10th Percentile £8.72 £10.95 £9.86
90th Percentile £14.24 £36.28 £16.33
England median hourly rate £14.29 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -4.73% +15.38% -12.61%

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 3,549 4,732 4,080
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.56% 96.10% 96.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,373 3,155 2,671
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £213 £263 £250
90th Percentile £569 £547 £545
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 183 127
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.59% +12.50% +0.99%
10th Percentile £10.08 £10.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £34.00 £41.50 £24.70
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.12 £18.70
% change year-on-year +10.41% -3.13% +1.08%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in Yorkshire

IT Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Engineer in Yorkshire

IT Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Engineer in Yorkshire

IT Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor 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 15 October 2019. 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
South Yorkshire -8 14 £140 +16.67% 7
West Yorkshire +35 10 £201 +43.75% 14
North Yorkshire +6 3 £168 +8.06% 8
East Yorkshire - 2 £120 - 3
IT Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (46.67%) Windows 10
4 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
4 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
5 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
7 6 (20.00%) DBS Check
7 6 (20.00%) Office 365
8 5 (16.67%) Migration
9 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (10.00%) SLA
9 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
9 3 (10.00%) Break/Fix
10 2 (6.67%) Finance
10 2 (6.67%) Skype
10 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
10 2 (6.67%) Apple
10 2 (6.67%) Azure
10 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
10 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
10 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
11 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (3.33%) WSUS
11 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (3.33%) Czech Language
11 1 (3.33%) Romanian Language

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 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Azure
3 1 (3.33%) AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Skype
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Czech Language
2 1 (3.33%) Romanian Language
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows 10
3 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.33%) Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (10.00%) Break/Fix
2 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.33%) Commercial Awareness
4 1 (3.33%) CRM
4 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.33%) Email Filtering
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Quality Management
4 1 (3.33%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (3.33%) Security Patching
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (3.33%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) DBS Check
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) NFS
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) ConnectWise
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee
3 1 (3.33%) Sage
3 1 (3.33%) Samsung
3 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.33%) Sophos
3 1 (3.33%) VMware