The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Basingstoke region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 30 47 32
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.75% 2.90% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 2.99% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £225 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £14.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +1.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
185 234 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 84.86% 97.10% 91.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 129 75
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £240 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 £39.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Support Engineer
Hampshire

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
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 18 April 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) MS Office
4 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
5 6 (40.00%) SLA
5 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) Remedy
7 3 (20.00%) SAN
7 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (20.00%) VMware
7 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (13.33%) Change Control
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
8 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (13.33%) Banking
8 2 (13.33%) HP
8 2 (13.33%) ISEB
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix
8 2 (13.33%) SQL
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 2 (13.33%) IBM
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) Novell
8 2 (13.33%) Red Hat

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.67%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Office
2 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) SUSE
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Change Control
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
1 1 (6.67%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Remedy
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Novell
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Lotus
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp