The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 77 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.13% 1.00% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.08% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
Average daily rate
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£354 £130 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+171.92% -45.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £114 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £264 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £208 £215
% change year-on-year
- -3.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £13.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% +150.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.03 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.06%
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 Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1170 1206 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.13% 92.34% 93.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 688 486
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 54 79
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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
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 3 August 2015. 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
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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
Milton Keynes +4 9 £354 -21.44% 2
High Wycombe -3 2 - - 1
Marlow - 1 - -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
3 9 (24.32%) VMware
4 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
4 8 (21.62%) MS Office
5 7 (18.92%) ITIL
5 7 (18.92%) Finance
6 6 (16.22%) Change Management
6 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
6 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
6 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
6 6 (16.22%) Citrix
6 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
7 5 (13.51%) SLA
8 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
8 4 (10.81%) Cisco
8 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (10.81%) MCSE
9 3 (8.11%) SQL
9 3 (8.11%) ATM
9 3 (8.11%) LAN
9 3 (8.11%) WAN
9 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (8.11%) UNIX
9 3 (8.11%) VPN
9 3 (8.11%) TIBCO
9 3 (8.11%) BusinessWorks

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) Lync
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Office
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) ATM
1 3 (8.11%) LAN
1 3 (8.11%) WAN
1 3 (8.11%) Firewall
1 3 (8.11%) VPN
2 2 (5.41%) FTP
3 1 (2.70%) SNMP
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) SMTP
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) VoIP
3 1 (2.70%) WLAN
3 1 (2.70%) Wireless
3 1 (2.70%) IPsec
3 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) ChangeMan
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) ISPF
2 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.70%) J2EE
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) AS400
2 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) EPoS
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) e-Health
3 1 (2.70%) iPhone
3 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
2 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) UNIX
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Change Management
3 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.70%) Web Development
6 1 (2.70%) CRM
6 1 (2.70%) ERP
6 1 (2.70%) ITSM
6 1 (2.70%) Migration
6 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.70%) High Availability
6 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.70%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.70%) Server Building
6 1 (2.70%) SDLC
6 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) REXX
2 2 (5.41%) JCL
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) Ruby
3 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) VBScript
3 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) MCSE
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) CCNA
3 2 (5.41%) MCSA
4 1 (2.70%) CCIE
4 1 (2.70%) CCNP
4 1 (2.70%) CCSE
4 1 (2.70%) MCTS
4 1 (2.70%) MCITP
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (5.41%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.70%) XenApp
4 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.41%) Nagios
2 1 (2.70%) OVSD
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
2 1 (2.70%) Zenoss
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.70%) Opsview
2 1 (2.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) VMware
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.22%) Citrix
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) TIBCO
6 2 (5.41%) F5
6 2 (5.41%) IBM
7 1 (2.70%) Adobe
7 1 (2.70%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) CA
7 1 (2.70%) Apple
7 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.70%) Splunk
7 1 (2.70%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle
7 1 (2.70%) Remedy
7 1 (2.70%) AppSense
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