The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 44 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 91 87 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.58% 3.29% 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.95% 3.52% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 36 38
Average daily rate £311 £250 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.50% -9.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £139 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £444 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 21
Average hourly rate £28.38 £19.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.51% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.66 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2306 2473 2441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 93.43% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1227 1226 1219
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 63 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 February 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
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 5 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 54 £338 +65.44% 8
Bracknell +1 18 £253 -26.54% 4
Slough +10 7 £350 +34.61% 5
Wokingham - 2 - - 2
Maidenhead - 1 - - 3
Windsor - 1 £365 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 111 (59.36%) Windows
2 71 (37.97%) Active Directory
3 61 (32.62%) Microsoft
4 54 (28.88%) Windows Server
5 46 (24.60%) VMware
6 39 (20.86%) DNS
7 38 (20.32%) Windows 7
8 37 (19.79%) ITIL
8 37 (19.79%) Linux
9 35 (18.72%) SLA
10 31 (16.58%) Security Cleared
11 27 (14.44%) Degree
11 27 (14.44%) Cisco
12 26 (13.90%) Configuration Management
13 25 (13.37%) TCP/IP
13 25 (13.37%) Microsoft Certification
13 25 (13.37%) Unix
14 24 (12.83%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (11.76%) HP
16 21 (11.23%) Citrix
17 19 (10.16%) MCSE
17 19 (10.16%) MS Exchange
18 18 (9.63%) Python
18 18 (9.63%) SQL Server
18 18 (9.63%) Incident Management
19 17 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
19 17 (9.09%) PowerShell
19 17 (9.09%) HTTP
19 17 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
20 16 (8.56%) Nagios

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (10.16%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.95%) JBoss
2 13 (6.95%) Tomcat
2 13 (6.95%) WebLogic
3 12 (6.42%) Apache
3 12 (6.42%) nginx
3 12 (6.42%) OpenStack
4 10 (5.35%) IIS
5 8 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.21%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.60%) Lync
10 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.53%) WildFly
Applications
1 15 (8.02%) MS Office
2 13 (6.95%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.53%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.81%) Office 365
3 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.07%) IaaS
5 1 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 39 (20.86%) DNS
2 25 (13.37%) TCP/IP
3 17 (9.09%) HTTP
4 16 (8.56%) Firewall
5 15 (8.02%) LDAP
6 14 (7.49%) DHCP
7 13 (6.95%) SMTP
8 12 (6.42%) SSL
8 12 (6.42%) Wireless
9 10 (5.35%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (3.74%) DWDM
10 7 (3.74%) LAN
10 7 (3.74%) SDH
10 7 (3.74%) WAN
11 6 (3.21%) iSCSI
12 5 (2.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (2.67%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (2.67%) MPLS
12 5 (2.67%) Network Security
12 5 (2.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.95%) MySQL
3 11 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) Big Data
6 1 (0.53%) Datazen
6 1 (0.53%) DB2
6 1 (0.53%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.21%) Marketing
3 5 (2.67%) Finance
3 5 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (0.53%) Back Office
4 1 (0.53%) Banking
4 1 (0.53%) Billing
4 1 (0.53%) Electronics
4 1 (0.53%) French Language
4 1 (0.53%) German Language
4 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.42%) LAMP
1 12 (6.42%) LEMP Stack
1 12 (6.42%) MCollective
1 12 (6.42%) Web Services
2 4 (2.14%) CSS
3 3 (1.60%) .NET
4 2 (1.07%) XML
5 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.53%) ADO
5 1 (0.53%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.53%) Autofac
5 1 (0.53%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (0.53%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.53%) J2EE
5 1 (0.53%) ODBC
5 1 (0.53%) OLE
5 1 (0.53%) OLE DB
5 1 (0.53%) SAML
5 1 (0.53%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (0.53%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.49%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.95%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.21%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.67%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.14%) Clustering
7 3 (1.60%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.60%) Replication
7 3 (1.60%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.07%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.07%) Social Media
9 1 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.53%) iPhone
9 1 (0.53%) NHS
9 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 111 (59.36%) Windows
2 54 (28.88%) Windows Server
3 38 (20.32%) Windows 7
4 37 (19.79%) Linux
5 25 (13.37%) Unix
6 24 (12.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (8.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (6.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (6.42%) Windows XP
10 10 (5.35%) Windows 8
11 6 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.14%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.60%) Solaris
13 3 (1.60%) Windows 10
14 2 (1.07%) AIX
14 2 (1.07%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.79%) ITIL
2 26 (13.90%) Configuration Management
3 18 (9.63%) Incident Management
4 16 (8.56%) High Availability
5 12 (6.42%) Portfolio Management
5 12 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (4.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (4.28%) Release Management
8 7 (3.74%) Data Management
8 7 (3.74%) Presales
9 6 (3.21%) Migration
9 6 (3.21%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (3.21%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (3.21%) Service Management
9 6 (3.21%) Workflow
10 5 (2.67%) Change Management
10 5 (2.67%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (2.67%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.14%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.63%) Python
2 17 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 16 (8.56%) Perl
4 15 (8.02%) SQL
5 4 (2.14%) AWK
5 4 (2.14%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.14%) C
5 4 (2.14%) sed
5 4 (2.14%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.60%) C#
7 2 (1.07%) C++
7 2 (1.07%) Ruby
7 2 (1.07%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.07%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.53%) Java
8 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.53%) VB
8 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (16.58%) Security Cleared
2 27 (14.44%) Degree
3 25 (13.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (10.16%) MCSE
5 17 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (8.56%) DV Cleared
7 11 (5.88%) SC Cleared
8 10 (5.35%) CCNA
8 10 (5.35%) CCNP
9 9 (4.81%) MCP
10 6 (3.21%) HNC
10 6 (3.21%) MCITP
10 6 (3.21%) RHCSA
11 5 (2.67%) DBS Check
12 4 (2.14%) MCTS
13 3 (1.60%) ACMT
14 2 (1.07%) BC Cleared
14 2 (1.07%) MCDST
14 2 (1.07%) VCP5
14 2 (1.07%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (18.72%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (37.97%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.42%) qmail
3 12 (6.42%) Squid
4 7 (3.74%) XenApp
5 6 (3.21%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.67%) vSphere
7 3 (1.60%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.07%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.07%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.07%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.07%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.07%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.07%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.07%) XenServer
9 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (8.56%) Nagios
2 14 (7.49%) Puppet
3 13 (6.95%) Cacti
4 12 (6.42%) collectd
4 12 (6.42%) Ganglia
4 12 (6.42%) Graphite
4 12 (6.42%) logstash
4 12 (6.42%) ZABBIX
5 11 (5.88%) SCCM
6 6 (3.21%) SCOM
6 6 (3.21%) WSUS
7 4 (2.14%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (2.14%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (2.14%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.60%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (1.07%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (1.07%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 61 (32.62%) Microsoft
2 46 (24.60%) VMware
3 27 (14.44%) Cisco
4 22 (11.76%) HP
5 21 (11.23%) Citrix
6 14 (7.49%) Remedy
7 12 (6.42%) Splunk
8 11 (5.88%) Juniper
9 8 (4.28%) Oracle
9 8 (4.28%) Sybase
10 6 (3.21%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.67%) F5
12 4 (2.14%) Altiris
12 4 (2.14%) Apple
12 4 (2.14%) IBM
12 4 (2.14%) Symantec
13 3 (1.60%) Dell
13 3 (1.60%) Nokia
13 3 (1.60%) StorageTek
13 3 (1.60%) Sun
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