The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Windows Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 110 119 117
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 11 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 0.039% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.042% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £150 £200 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £148 £195
% change year-on-year
+42.37% -24.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.96 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% -9.37%
Windows 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
2204 2368 2305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.06% 91.96% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1168 1251 1087
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 108 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Windows Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Windows Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Windows Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows 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 Windows Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 7 £135 -32.50%
Bracknell - 2 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Windows Support Engineer
South East

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Windows 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 Windows Support Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) Windows Server
3 16 (76.19%) Windows 7
4 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
5 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (61.90%) ITIL
7 12 (57.14%) SLA
8 10 (47.62%) Linux
9 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
9 9 (42.86%) MS Office
10 7 (33.33%) HP
10 7 (33.33%) Remedy
10 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
10 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
11 6 (28.57%) Unix
12 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
12 5 (23.81%) Data Privacy
12 5 (23.81%) SCCM
13 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
13 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
13 4 (19.05%) Veritas
14 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
14 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
14 3 (14.29%) DHCP
14 3 (14.29%) Citrix
14 3 (14.29%) DNS
14 3 (14.29%) Windows 10

Windows 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 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Office
2 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DHCP
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) IPsec
2 2 (9.52%) IPv6
2 2 (9.52%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) BGP
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
1 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) Windows Server
3 16 (76.19%) Windows 7
4 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (47.62%) Linux
6 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (28.57%) Unix
8 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
9 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
9 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
10 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (4.76%) Solaris
11 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 5 (23.81%) Data Privacy
4 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
1 1 (4.76%) C#
1 1 (4.76%) C++
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) VB
1 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
2 1 (4.76%) MCTS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.52%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.76%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
3 2 (9.52%) Netcool
3 2 (9.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) HP
2 7 (33.33%) Remedy
3 4 (19.05%) Veritas
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.52%) Altiris
5 2 (9.52%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle