The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 32 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.67% 3.89% 4.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 4.35% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£165 £170 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £170 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £170 £209
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £230 £225
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £13.75 £10.75 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -21.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.11
% change year-on-year
+3.41% -4.05%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
217 230 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 90.79% 89.49% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 138 74
Average daily rate £334 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £261 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 28
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £175.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Hedge funds
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) WLAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) LAMP
4 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Proofpoint
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) German Language
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) VoIP
1 2 (25.00%) WLAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Proofpoint
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee