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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 63 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 44 108 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.18% 4.29% 3.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 4.66% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 63 33
Median daily rate £288 £260 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.57% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £146 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £377 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £238 £220
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £55.65 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.55% +218.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £13.10 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.21 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
1881 2320 2580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.40% 92.14% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 903 1237 1281
Median daily rate £418 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 93 73
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
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 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -28 17 £198 -40.82% 7
Slough +8 6 £180 -48.57%
Bracknell -9 6 £195 -22.77% 1
Wokingham +1 1 £250 - 3
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 55 (52.38%) Windows
2 33 (31.43%) Active Directory
3 30 (28.57%) VMware
4 25 (23.81%) Windows Server
5 23 (21.90%) DNS
6 22 (20.95%) Microsoft
7 19 (18.10%) SQL
7 19 (18.10%) MS Exchange
7 19 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (16.19%) Windows 7
8 17 (16.19%) MS Office
9 14 (13.33%) Incident Management
10 13 (12.38%) Java
10 13 (12.38%) Solaris
10 13 (12.38%) DHCP
10 13 (12.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (11.43%) TCP/IP
12 11 (10.48%) Security Cleared
12 11 (10.48%) Cisco
12 11 (10.48%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (9.52%) Office 365
13 10 (9.52%) HP
13 10 (9.52%) LDAP
13 10 (9.52%) Linux
13 10 (9.52%) Change Management
14 9 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (8.57%) Back Office
14 9 (8.57%) Oracle
14 9 (8.57%) SLA
15 8 (7.62%) Windows 8

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 (18.10%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.86%) IIS
5 2 (1.90%) Apache
5 2 (1.90%) CMS
5 2 (1.90%) Drupal
5 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (16.19%) MS Office
2 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.52%) Office 365
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.95%) IaaS
3 1 (0.95%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.95%) PaaS
3 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.90%) DNS
2 13 (12.38%) DHCP
3 12 (11.43%) TCP/IP
4 10 (9.52%) LDAP
5 8 (7.62%) LAN
6 7 (6.67%) Firewall
7 4 (3.81%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (3.81%) DSLAM
7 4 (3.81%) GPON
7 4 (3.81%) HTTP
8 3 (2.86%) BGP
8 3 (2.86%) MPLS
8 3 (2.86%) OSPF
8 3 (2.86%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.90%) FTP
9 2 (1.90%) ICMP
9 2 (1.90%) SAN
9 2 (1.90%) SNMP
9 2 (1.90%) VPN
9 2 (1.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) MySQL
3 2 (1.90%) MS Access
4 1 (0.95%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (8.57%) Back Office
2 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.71%) Front Office
4 4 (3.81%) Advertising
5 3 (2.86%) Electronics
6 2 (1.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.95%) Billing
7 1 (0.95%) Finance
7 1 (0.95%) Law
7 1 (0.95%) Legal
7 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.95%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.90%) Flash
1 2 (1.90%) JSON
1 2 (1.90%) YAML
2 1 (0.95%) CSS
2 1 (0.95%) HTML
2 1 (0.95%) Memcached
2 1 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.81%) FlexPod
2 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.86%) Clustering
2 3 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (1.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.90%) MPEG
3 2 (1.90%) STB
3 2 (1.90%) Video on Demand
4 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.95%) Handset
4 1 (0.95%) Replication
4 1 (0.95%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 55 (52.38%) Windows
2 25 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 19 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (16.19%) Windows 7
5 13 (12.38%) Solaris
5 13 (12.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (9.52%) Linux
7 8 (7.62%) Windows 10
7 8 (7.62%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.71%) Unix
8 6 (5.71%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.76%) SUSE
9 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (3.81%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (2.86%) Android
11 3 (2.86%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.90%) AIX
12 2 (1.90%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 11 (10.48%) Performance Monitoring
3 10 (9.52%) Change Management
4 8 (7.62%) Capacity Management
4 8 (7.62%) Configuration Management
4 8 (7.62%) Fault Management
4 8 (7.62%) Functional Testing
4 8 (7.62%) ITIL
4 8 (7.62%) Statistics
5 6 (5.71%) Migration
5 6 (5.71%) People Management
5 6 (5.71%) Validation
6 4 (3.81%) CRM
6 4 (3.81%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.86%) Data Migration
7 3 (2.86%) Project Management
7 3 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (1.90%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (1.90%) DevOps
8 2 (1.90%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.10%) SQL
2 13 (12.38%) Java
3 5 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (10.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) CCIP
3 4 (3.81%) CCNP
3 4 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.86%) DBS Check
4 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.90%) CCNA
5 2 (1.90%) Degree
5 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.90%) NCDA
5 2 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.95%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (0.95%) CCIE
6 1 (0.95%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.86%) vSphere
5 2 (1.90%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.90%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.95%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) SCCM
2 4 (3.81%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (2.86%) Ansible
3 3 (2.86%) Puppet
3 3 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.90%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.90%) Netcool
4 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.90%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.95%) Pacemaker
5 1 (0.95%) SCOM
5 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.95%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 30 (28.57%) VMware
2 22 (20.95%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.48%) Cisco
4 10 (9.52%) HP
5 9 (8.57%) Oracle
6 8 (7.62%) Citrix
6 8 (7.62%) NetApp
7 5 (4.76%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.81%) Huawei
8 4 (3.81%) Intel Security
9 3 (2.86%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.86%) IBM
9 3 (2.86%) SAP
9 3 (2.86%) Veritas
10 2 (1.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (1.90%) EMC
10 2 (1.90%) Juniper
10 2 (1.90%) Meridio
10 2 (1.90%) Remedy
10 2 (1.90%) Sun
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £295 - £405 per day
Posted: 4 days ago