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 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 65 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 36 83 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.87% 3.42% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 3.77% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 42 40
Median daily rate £268 £338 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.74% +26.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £191 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £365 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £235 £225
% change year-on-year
-17.02% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 11
Median hourly rate £38.83 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.12% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.37 £12.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.29 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
1787 2202 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.59% 90.62% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 1126 1229
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 117 55
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 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
Reading -18 20 £195 -42.22% 10
Slough +5 4 £220 -36.23% 2
Bracknell -6 3 £195 -12.84% 3
Newbury +4 1 £275 - 1
Maidenhead -3 1 - - 2
Wokingham -4 1 £250 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 60 (53.10%) Windows
2 39 (34.51%) Active Directory
3 30 (26.55%) VMware
4 27 (23.89%) Microsoft
4 27 (23.89%) Windows Server
5 23 (20.35%) DNS
6 22 (19.47%) MS Exchange
7 21 (18.58%) SQL
7 21 (18.58%) MS Office
8 19 (16.81%) SLA
8 19 (16.81%) Windows 7
9 18 (15.93%) Incident Management
9 18 (15.93%) Java
10 17 (15.04%) Office 365
10 17 (15.04%) Security Cleared
11 16 (14.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (14.16%) Performance Monitoring
12 15 (13.27%) Solaris
13 14 (12.39%) Change Management
13 14 (12.39%) LDAP
14 12 (10.62%) TCP/IP
15 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (9.73%) SCCM
15 11 (9.73%) Windows 10
16 10 (8.85%) Back Office
16 10 (8.85%) MS Excel
16 10 (8.85%) SharePoint
16 10 (8.85%) Oracle
17 9 (7.96%) Windows XP
17 9 (7.96%) ITIL

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 22 (19.47%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.85%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.65%) Documentum
6 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.77%) IIS
7 1 (0.88%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (18.58%) MS Office
2 10 (8.85%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.04%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.88%) PaaS
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.35%) DNS
2 14 (12.39%) LDAP
3 12 (10.62%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.96%) DHCP
5 7 (6.19%) Firewall
5 7 (6.19%) LAN
6 5 (4.42%) Internet
7 4 (3.54%) DSLAM
7 4 (3.54%) GPON
7 4 (3.54%) HTTP
7 4 (3.54%) SAN
8 3 (2.65%) BGP
8 3 (2.65%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.65%) MPLS
8 3 (2.65%) OSPF
8 3 (2.65%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.77%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.77%) ICMP
9 2 (1.77%) SNMP
9 2 (1.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.77%) MS Access
3 1 (0.88%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.88%) MySQL
General
1 10 (8.85%) Back Office
2 7 (6.19%) Front Office
2 7 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.54%) Advertising
4 3 (2.65%) Electronics
5 2 (1.77%) French Language
5 2 (1.77%) German Language
5 2 (1.77%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.77%) Marketing
5 2 (1.77%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.88%) Billing
6 1 (0.88%) Finance
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.54%) .NET
1 4 (3.54%) Flash
2 3 (2.65%) MAPI
2 3 (2.65%) Node.js
2 3 (2.65%) Web Services
3 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.88%) CSS
4 1 (0.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Statistics
2 4 (3.54%) Clustering
3 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.65%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.65%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.77%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (1.77%) FlexPod
4 2 (1.77%) MPEG
4 2 (1.77%) STB
4 2 (1.77%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.88%) AS400
5 1 (0.88%) iSeries
5 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (53.10%) Windows
2 27 (23.89%) Windows Server
3 19 (16.81%) Windows 7
4 16 (14.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (13.27%) Solaris
6 11 (9.73%) Windows 10
6 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (7.96%) Windows 8
7 9 (7.96%) Windows XP
8 7 (6.19%) Linux
9 4 (3.54%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.65%) AIX
10 3 (2.65%) Android
10 3 (2.65%) SUSE
10 3 (2.65%) Unix
11 2 (1.77%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.77%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.93%) Incident Management
2 16 (14.16%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (12.39%) Change Management
4 9 (7.96%) Capacity Management
4 9 (7.96%) Configuration Management
4 9 (7.96%) Fault Management
4 9 (7.96%) Functional Testing
4 9 (7.96%) ITIL
5 8 (7.08%) Validation
6 7 (6.19%) People Management
7 6 (5.31%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.54%) CRM
8 4 (3.54%) Memory Management
9 3 (2.65%) Migration
9 3 (2.65%) Network Design
9 3 (2.65%) Network Management
9 3 (2.65%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.65%) Time Management
10 2 (1.77%) Asset Management
10 2 (1.77%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.58%) SQL
2 18 (15.93%) Java
3 6 (5.31%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.54%) C#
4 4 (3.54%) C++
4 4 (3.54%) VB.NET
4 4 (3.54%) VBScript
5 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (15.04%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.08%) DV Cleared
2 8 (7.08%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.42%) Degree
5 4 (3.54%) CCIP
5 4 (3.54%) CCNP
5 4 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.77%) CCNA
6 2 (1.77%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.88%) CCIE
7 1 (0.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.81%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (34.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.54%) ISA Server
2 4 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.77%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.77%) vSphere
5 1 (0.88%) KVM
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (9.73%) SCCM
2 4 (3.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (2.65%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.65%) WSUS
4 2 (1.77%) Netcool
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.88%) SCOM
5 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.88%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 30 (26.55%) VMware
2 27 (23.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.85%) Oracle
4 8 (7.08%) Citrix
4 8 (7.08%) HP
5 7 (6.19%) Cisco
6 5 (4.42%) EMC
6 5 (4.42%) NetApp
7 4 (3.54%) Huawei
7 4 (3.54%) Intel Security
7 4 (3.54%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.65%) Fujitsu
8 3 (2.65%) SAP
8 3 (2.65%) Veritas
9 2 (1.77%) Apple
9 2 (1.77%) IBM
9 2 (1.77%) Juniper
9 2 (1.77%) Meridio
9 2 (1.77%) MobileIron
9 2 (1.77%) Remedy
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