The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows 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 Windows Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Support Engineer
Rank - 124 113
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.14% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £170
UK excluding London average daily rate £135 £225 £170
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +32.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.06 £25.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-35.78% +117.39%
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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
2610 2519 2109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.84% 89.74% 91.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1295 835
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 112 136
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £34.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Windows Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Windows 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 Windows Support Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Nagios
1 4 (100.00%) Remedy
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (100.00%) Altiris
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) RHCSA
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) HNC
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) FTP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS

Windows Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Windows 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 Windows Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SSH
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) HNC
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Nagios
1 4 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Remedy
1 4 (100.00%) Altiris
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (50.00%) Isilon