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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 122 - 112
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 5 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% - 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% - 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £363 - £355
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 - £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £160 £166
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.98 £14.88 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-19.47% -4.03%
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
2240 2365 2423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.37% 93.52% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1194 1213 1168
Median daily rate £401 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.54% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 79 79
Median hourly rate £14.75 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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
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 30 May 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 - 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 30 May 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server
3 14 (73.68%) Windows 7
4 13 (68.42%) Linux
5 12 (63.16%) ITIL
5 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (57.89%) SLA
6 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
6 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
6 11 (57.89%) Remedy
6 11 (57.89%) Incident Management
7 7 (36.84%) Unix
8 6 (31.58%) Citrix
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
10 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (21.05%) HP
10 4 (21.05%) HNC
10 4 (21.05%) MCSE
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 4 (21.05%) Altiris
10 4 (21.05%) SCCM
10 4 (21.05%) CCNA
10 4 (21.05%) Nagios
10 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
10 4 (21.05%) XenApp
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (21.05%) RHCSA
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012

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 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DHCP
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) HTTP
2 2 (10.53%) IPsec
2 2 (10.53%) IPv6
2 2 (10.53%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) BGP
3 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server
3 14 (73.68%) Windows 7
4 13 (68.42%) Linux
5 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (36.84%) Unix
7 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
9 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
9 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) ITIL
2 11 (57.89%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) C#
1 1 (5.26%) C++
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) VB
1 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) CCNA
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) HNC
2 4 (21.05%) MCSE
2 4 (21.05%) RHCSA
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) MCITP
3 1 (5.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) XenApp
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) BitLocker
4 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Nagios
1 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
1 11 (57.89%) Remedy
2 6 (31.58%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) Altiris
3 4 (21.05%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
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