The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Software Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Support Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 106 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.052% 0.041% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.045% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £275 £425
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -35.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +28.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1789 2225 2415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.31% 90.37% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 1135 1244
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 121 51
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £63.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Software Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Software Support Engineer in the job title.

Software Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Software Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Software Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Software Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Software Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Software Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 1 - -
Software Support Engineer
South East

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Software Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Software Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Genesys
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) MAPI
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) French Language
2 1 (33.33%) German Language
2 1 (33.33%) Italian Language

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 1 (33.33%) French Language
1 1 (33.33%) German Language
1 1 (33.33%) Italian Language
1 1 (33.33%) Spanish Language
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) MAPI
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
1 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Genesys
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos