The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 57 46 70
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 26 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.17% 2.28% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 2.49% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
Average daily rate £350 £250 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -52.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
Average hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £15.35 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £119.15 £22.50 £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1129 762 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.08% 91.37% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 414 489
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 73 86
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.20 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -4 19 £375 +36.36% 3
Marlow - 2 - -
High Wycombe -2 1 £238 +26.66% 2
Aylesbury -6 1 - - 3
Beaconsfield - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 27 (65.85%) Windows
2 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
3 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
4 15 (36.59%) VMware
5 14 (34.15%) MS Exchange
6 12 (29.27%) SC Cleared
7 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
8 10 (24.39%) Linux
8 10 (24.39%) NetApp
8 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
9 9 (21.95%) Hyper-V
10 8 (19.51%) iSCSI
10 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (19.51%) MS Office
11 7 (17.07%) ITIL
11 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
11 7 (17.07%) NFS
11 7 (17.07%) CentOS
12 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
12 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (14.63%) Firewall
12 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (14.63%) HP
12 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
12 6 (14.63%) SLA
12 6 (14.63%) MCSE
13 5 (12.20%) MCSA

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 14 (34.15%) MS Exchange
2 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.88%) Apache
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.44%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Office
2 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) iSCSI
2 6 (14.63%) Firewall
2 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.20%) LAN
3 5 (12.20%) WAN
3 5 (12.20%) DNS
4 4 (9.76%) DHCP
5 3 (7.32%) Internet
5 3 (7.32%) BIG-IP
6 2 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.88%) SAN
6 2 (4.88%) Network Security
6 2 (4.88%) VLAN
6 2 (4.88%) MPLS
6 2 (4.88%) OSPF
6 2 (4.88%) BGP
6 2 (4.88%) VPN
6 2 (4.88%) LDAP
7 1 (2.44%) ADSL
7 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) LAMP
2 1 (2.44%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (65.85%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Linux
2 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (17.07%) CentOS
6 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
6 5 (12.20%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.88%) UNIX
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Migration
3 4 (9.76%) Change Management
4 3 (7.32%) Change Control
5 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.44%) ERP
6 1 (2.44%) CRM
6 1 (2.44%) System Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.88%) Perl
3 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
2 12 (29.27%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (14.63%) MCSE
4 5 (12.20%) MCSA
5 3 (7.32%) MCP
5 3 (7.32%) CCNA
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.88%) MCITP
7 1 (2.44%) CCDA
7 1 (2.44%) CCDP
7 1 (2.44%) CCNP
7 1 (2.44%) CCIP
7 1 (2.44%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.44%) MCTS
7 1 (2.44%) MCDST
7 1 (2.44%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
2 3 (7.32%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (21.95%) Hyper-V
4 7 (17.07%) NFS
5 2 (4.88%) vSphere
5 2 (4.88%) Squid
5 2 (4.88%) Postfix
5 2 (4.88%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.44%) XenApp
6 1 (2.44%) XenServer
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) OVSD
2 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (2.44%) OpenView
3 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.44%) Plesk
3 1 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) VMware
2 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (24.39%) NetApp
4 6 (14.63%) HP
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco
6 3 (7.32%) F5
7 2 (4.88%) Symantec
7 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.88%) Apple
7 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle
8 1 (2.44%) Avaya
8 1 (2.44%) Dell
8 1 (2.44%) Nortel
8 1 (2.44%) Citrix
8 1 (2.44%) Veeam
8 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.44%) Kaseya
8 1 (2.44%) IronPort
8 1 (2.44%) AppSense
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
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