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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 41 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 89 107 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.06% 4.25% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 4.58% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 51 41
Median daily rate £275 £220 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £145 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £387 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £245 £218 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.38% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 16
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.53 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.92% +45.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
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
2004 2337 2285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.38% 92.92% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1089 1330 1148
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 106 88
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.09 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +1 38 £195 -26.41% 13
Newbury +18 15 £275 +83.33%
Bracknell +1 9 £225 +30.43% 3
Slough -9 9 £350 +68.67%
Maidenhead -6 4 £123 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 123 (52.34%) Windows
2 77 (32.77%) Windows Server
3 74 (31.49%) Active Directory
4 69 (29.36%) Microsoft
5 61 (25.96%) Security Cleared
6 57 (24.26%) VMware
7 54 (22.98%) DNS
8 52 (22.13%) Java
8 52 (22.13%) SLA
9 46 (19.57%) SQL
10 40 (17.02%) MS Excel
11 36 (15.32%) SC Cleared
12 34 (14.47%) SharePoint
12 34 (14.47%) Solaris
12 34 (14.47%) Oracle
13 33 (14.04%) MS Office
14 32 (13.62%) ITIL
14 32 (13.62%) Incident Management
15 31 (13.19%) Change Management
15 31 (13.19%) LDAP
16 30 (12.77%) Performance Monitoring
17 27 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
17 27 (11.49%) HP
18 26 (11.06%) .NET
19 25 (10.64%) Windows 7
19 25 (10.64%) HTTP
20 24 (10.21%) TCP/IP
20 24 (10.21%) MS Exchange
20 24 (10.21%) C#
20 24 (10.21%) Cisco

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 34 (14.47%) SharePoint
2 24 (10.21%) MS Exchange
3 23 (9.79%) IIS
4 5 (2.13%) Drupal
4 5 (2.13%) Joomla!
4 5 (2.13%) WordPress
5 4 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (1.70%) Live Communications Server
6 3 (1.28%) Documentum
7 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.85%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.43%) Apache
8 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 40 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 33 (14.04%) MS Office
3 9 (3.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.36%) Office 365
2 13 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) IaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.43%) PaaS
3 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (22.98%) DNS
2 31 (13.19%) LDAP
3 25 (10.64%) HTTP
4 24 (10.21%) SAN
4 24 (10.21%) TCP/IP
5 23 (9.79%) DHCP
5 23 (9.79%) Internet
6 16 (6.81%) VPN
7 13 (5.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (5.11%) IPsec
9 11 (4.68%) IPv6
9 11 (4.68%) Software-Defined Networking
10 10 (4.26%) Ethernet
10 10 (4.26%) Firewall
11 6 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (2.55%) FCoE
11 6 (2.55%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (2.55%) LAN
11 6 (2.55%) WAN
11 6 (2.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.40%) MS Access
2 8 (3.40%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.55%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.13%) EDRMS
5 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.43%) Big Data
6 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.43%) MySQL
6 1 (0.43%) Power BI
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (2.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (9.36%) Back Office
2 19 (8.09%) Marketing
3 11 (4.68%) German Language
4 9 (3.83%) Front Office
5 7 (2.98%) French Language
5 7 (2.98%) Spanish Language
5 7 (2.98%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.13%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.28%) Finance
8 2 (0.85%) Advertising
8 2 (0.85%) Electronics
8 2 (0.85%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.43%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.06%) .NET
2 19 (8.09%) CSS
3 18 (7.66%) Flash
4 12 (5.11%) ASP.NET
5 11 (4.68%) HTML
5 11 (4.68%) Node.js
6 10 (4.26%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (2.55%) DCOM
8 5 (2.13%) MAPI
8 5 (2.13%) Web Services
8 5 (2.13%) XML
9 3 (1.28%) COM
9 3 (1.28%) JDBC
9 3 (1.28%) JSP
10 2 (0.85%) ADO.NET
10 2 (0.85%) SOAP
10 2 (0.85%) SPML
11 1 (0.43%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.66%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.81%) Data Centre
3 15 (6.38%) Statistics
4 14 (5.96%) FlexPod
5 13 (5.53%) Clustering
6 11 (4.68%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.98%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.55%) e-Health
9 5 (2.13%) Blackberry
9 5 (2.13%) Fat Client
9 5 (2.13%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.70%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.70%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (1.28%) iPad
11 3 (1.28%) Replication
12 2 (0.85%) MPEG
12 2 (0.85%) STB
12 2 (0.85%) Video on Demand
13 1 (0.43%) Health Informatics
13 1 (0.43%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 123 (52.34%) Windows
2 77 (32.77%) Windows Server
3 34 (14.47%) Solaris
4 27 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (10.64%) Windows 7
6 22 (9.36%) Linux
7 21 (8.94%) Windows XP
8 16 (6.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (5.96%) Data ONTAP
9 14 (5.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (3.83%) Windows 8
11 8 (3.40%) Unix
12 7 (2.98%) Windows 10
13 5 (2.13%) AIX
14 4 (1.70%) Android
14 4 (1.70%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.85%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (13.62%) Incident Management
1 32 (13.62%) ITIL
2 31 (13.19%) Change Management
3 30 (12.77%) Performance Monitoring
4 18 (7.66%) Time Management
5 16 (6.81%) Configuration Management
5 16 (6.81%) Problem Management
6 15 (6.38%) Capacity Management
6 15 (6.38%) Fault Management
6 15 (6.38%) Functional Testing
6 15 (6.38%) Mentoring
7 14 (5.96%) Network Design
8 13 (5.53%) Load Balancing
9 12 (5.11%) Memory Management
10 11 (4.68%) Presales
10 11 (4.68%) Validation
11 10 (4.26%) High Availability
11 10 (4.26%) Workflow
12 9 (3.83%) People Management
12 9 (3.83%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 52 (22.13%) Java
2 46 (19.57%) SQL
3 24 (10.21%) C#
4 20 (8.51%) PowerShell
5 18 (7.66%) VB.NET
6 17 (7.23%) C++
7 15 (6.38%) JavaScript
8 13 (5.53%) VBScript
9 12 (5.11%) VB
10 6 (2.55%) C
10 6 (2.55%) VB6
11 5 (2.13%) PHP
12 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (25.96%) Security Cleared
2 36 (15.32%) SC Cleared
3 24 (10.21%) DV Cleared
4 21 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (8.51%) Degree
6 18 (7.66%) MCSE
7 10 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (3.40%) CCNP
8 8 (3.40%) MCSA
8 8 (3.40%) MCSD
9 7 (2.98%) MCP
10 6 (2.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (2.55%) NCDA
11 4 (1.70%) RHCE
12 3 (1.28%) CCNA
13 2 (0.85%) CCDA
13 2 (0.85%) MCAD
13 2 (0.85%) MCPD
13 2 (0.85%) MCTS
13 2 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (22.13%) SLA
2 6 (2.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) HIPAA
System Software
1 74 (31.49%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.81%) Hyper-V
4 15 (6.38%) ISA Server
5 13 (5.53%) vSphere
6 5 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.70%) KVM
7 4 (1.70%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.28%) NFS
8 3 (1.28%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.85%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.85%) XenApp
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (6.38%) SCCM
2 14 (5.96%) NetBackup
3 10 (4.26%) Netcool
3 10 (4.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (4.26%) WSUS
4 9 (3.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (2.55%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.28%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (1.28%) SCOM
8 3 (1.28%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.28%) Unicenter
8 3 (1.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (0.85%) Perfmon
9 2 (0.85%) vRealize
10 1 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 69 (29.36%) Microsoft
2 57 (24.26%) VMware
3 34 (14.47%) Oracle
4 27 (11.49%) HP
5 24 (10.21%) Cisco
6 19 (8.09%) NetApp
7 15 (6.38%) Fujitsu
8 14 (5.96%) EMC
8 14 (5.96%) Red Hat
9 13 (5.53%) Veritas
10 8 (3.40%) Citrix
10 8 (3.40%) IBM
10 8 (3.40%) Intel Security
10 8 (3.40%) Meridio
11 7 (2.98%) Symantec
12 6 (2.55%) CA
13 3 (1.28%) Apple
14 2 (0.85%) Huawei
14 2 (0.85%) Nokia
14 2 (0.85%) SAP
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