The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 55 42 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 59 83 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.05% 3.30% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 3.59% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 41 45
Median daily rate £275 £265 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £160 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £387 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £220 £240
% change year-on-year
-20.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 12
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +48.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.06 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £98.62 £19.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.53 £15.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +5.17%
Support Engineer
South East

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
1798 2313 2499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.82% 92.04% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 1205 1292
Median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 144 63
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +24.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.98 £47.50 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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 Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -12 28 £195 -26.41% 10
Newbury +19 11 £275 +83.33% 1
Slough +12 11 £190 -44.11% 2
Bracknell -1 4 - - 2
Maidenhead +4 1 - - 3
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 74 (47.74%) Windows
2 46 (29.68%) VMware
2 46 (29.68%) Active Directory
3 39 (25.16%) Windows Server
4 36 (23.23%) Microsoft
5 34 (21.94%) SLA
6 33 (21.29%) Java
7 32 (20.65%) DNS
8 31 (20.00%) SQL
9 27 (17.42%) Incident Management
10 26 (16.77%) Performance Monitoring
10 26 (16.77%) Windows 7
10 26 (16.77%) Security Cleared
10 26 (16.77%) MS Office
10 26 (16.77%) Solaris
11 25 (16.13%) Change Management
11 25 (16.13%) LDAP
12 24 (15.48%) ITIL
13 21 (13.55%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (12.90%) Cisco
14 20 (12.90%) Office 365
15 19 (12.26%) MS Exchange
16 17 (10.97%) SharePoint
17 16 (10.32%) Linux
17 16 (10.32%) Oracle
18 15 (9.68%) MS Excel
18 15 (9.68%) NetApp
19 14 (9.03%) HP
19 14 (9.03%) SC Cleared
19 14 (9.03%) DV Cleared

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 19 (12.26%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.97%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.94%) Documentum
3 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.94%) IIS
4 2 (1.29%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.65%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (16.77%) MS Office
2 15 (9.68%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) IaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.65%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.65%) PaaS
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (20.65%) DNS
2 25 (16.13%) LDAP
3 13 (8.39%) Firewall
4 12 (7.74%) SAN
5 11 (7.10%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (7.10%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.81%) LAN
7 8 (5.16%) DHCP
8 7 (4.52%) Internet
9 6 (3.87%) Ethernet
10 5 (3.23%) VPN
10 5 (3.23%) Wireless
11 4 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (2.58%) DSLAM
11 4 (2.58%) FCoE
11 4 (2.58%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (2.58%) GPON
12 3 (1.94%) HTTP
12 3 (1.94%) VoIP
12 3 (1.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) EDRMS
2 1 (0.65%) MS Access
2 1 (0.65%) MySQL
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (7.10%) Back Office
2 8 (5.16%) Front Office
3 7 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.58%) Advertising
5 3 (1.94%) French Language
5 3 (1.94%) German Language
5 3 (1.94%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.94%) Marketing
5 3 (1.94%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.29%) Electronics
6 2 (1.29%) Finance
6 2 (1.29%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.16%) Flash
2 5 (3.23%) .NET
3 4 (2.58%) MAPI
3 4 (2.58%) Node.js
3 4 (2.58%) Web Services
4 3 (1.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.65%) CSS
5 1 (0.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.10%) FlexPod
2 10 (6.45%) Statistics
3 8 (5.16%) Clustering
3 8 (5.16%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.58%) e-Health
5 4 (2.58%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (2.58%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.29%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.29%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.29%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.29%) MPEG
6 2 (1.29%) STB
6 2 (1.29%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.29%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.65%) AS400
7 1 (0.65%) EPoS
7 1 (0.65%) Health Informatics
7 1 (0.65%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 74 (47.74%) Windows
2 39 (25.16%) Windows Server
3 26 (16.77%) Solaris
3 26 (16.77%) Windows 7
4 21 (13.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (10.32%) Linux
6 12 (7.74%) Windows XP
7 11 (7.10%) Data ONTAP
7 11 (7.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (7.10%) Windows 8
8 10 (6.45%) Windows 10
9 9 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.23%) AIX
10 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (2.58%) Unix
12 3 (1.94%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.29%) Android
13 2 (1.29%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.29%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.42%) Incident Management
2 26 (16.77%) Performance Monitoring
3 25 (16.13%) Change Management
4 24 (15.48%) ITIL
5 10 (6.45%) Capacity Management
5 10 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 10 (6.45%) Fault Management
5 10 (6.45%) Functional Testing
6 9 (5.81%) Validation
7 8 (5.16%) People Management
7 8 (5.16%) Time Management
8 6 (3.87%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.23%) Data Privacy
9 5 (3.23%) High Availability
9 5 (3.23%) Memory Management
9 5 (3.23%) Network Design
10 4 (2.58%) Compliance Management
10 4 (2.58%) Migration
11 3 (1.94%) Network Management
11 3 (1.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.29%) Java
2 31 (20.00%) SQL
3 8 (5.16%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.23%) C#
4 5 (3.23%) C++
4 5 (3.23%) VB.NET
4 5 (3.23%) VBScript
5 4 (2.58%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (16.77%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.03%) DV Cleared
2 14 (9.03%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.87%) Degree
4 5 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.58%) CCNP
5 4 (2.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (2.58%) RHCE
6 3 (1.94%) NCDA
7 2 (1.29%) CCIP
7 2 (1.29%) CCNA
7 2 (1.29%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.65%) ACMT
8 1 (0.65%) ACSP
8 1 (0.65%) CCDA
8 1 (0.65%) CCIE
8 1 (0.65%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (21.94%) SLA
2 4 (2.58%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.65%) HIPAA
System Software
1 46 (29.68%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.16%) ISA Server
2 8 (5.16%) vSphere
3 6 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.58%) KVM
4 4 (2.58%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.29%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.29%) XenApp
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.65%) NFS
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (8.39%) SCCM
2 6 (3.87%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.94%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (1.94%) WSUS
4 2 (1.29%) Netcool
4 2 (1.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 46 (29.68%) VMware
2 36 (23.23%) Microsoft
3 20 (12.90%) Cisco
4 16 (10.32%) Oracle
5 15 (9.68%) NetApp
6 14 (9.03%) HP
7 11 (7.10%) Red Hat
8 10 (6.45%) Citrix
9 7 (4.52%) EMC
9 7 (4.52%) Fujitsu
10 5 (3.23%) IBM
10 5 (3.23%) Veritas
11 4 (2.58%) CA
11 4 (2.58%) Huawei
12 3 (1.94%) Apple
12 3 (1.94%) Intel Security
12 3 (1.94%) SAP
13 2 (1.29%) Altiris
13 2 (1.29%) Remedy
13 2 (1.29%) Symantec
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