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 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
Support Engineer
Rank 65 65 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 21 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.75% 1.65% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.79% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 8
Average daily rate
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£250 £375 £199
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +88.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £271 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Average hourly rate £15.75 £77.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.54% +242.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £22.60 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £131.40 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
1108 1006 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.33% 92.38% 90.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 538 372
Average daily rate £363 £365 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +15.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 51 78
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £21.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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 -5 12 £331 -17.18% 1
High Wycombe -1 2 £400 +68.42% 4
Marlow - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 35 (62.50%) Windows
2 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 18 (32.14%) Security Cleared
5 17 (30.36%) MS Excel
6 16 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 15 (26.79%) Windows 7
8 12 (21.43%) Windows XP
9 11 (19.64%) MS Office
10 10 (17.86%) Finance
10 10 (17.86%) VMware
11 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (12.50%) HP
13 7 (12.50%) Citrix
13 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
14 6 (10.71%) SLA
14 6 (10.71%) Linux
14 6 (10.71%) ITIL
14 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (8.93%) Fibre Channel
15 5 (8.93%) Change Control
15 5 (8.93%) Capacity Management
15 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
15 5 (8.93%) iSCSI
15 5 (8.93%) MCP
15 5 (8.93%) SQL
15 5 (8.93%) NFS

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (30.36%) MS Excel
2 11 (19.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) iSCSI
1 5 (8.93%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (7.14%) WAN
2 4 (7.14%) LAN
3 3 (5.36%) ATM
3 3 (5.36%) VPN
3 3 (5.36%) DNS
4 2 (3.57%) Internet
4 2 (3.57%) DHCP
4 2 (3.57%) Firewall
5 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.79%) Wireless
5 1 (1.79%) IPsec
5 1 (1.79%) 4G
5 1 (1.79%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.79%) SNMP
5 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.79%) 3G
5 1 (1.79%) MPLS
5 1 (1.79%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Military
3 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) J2EE
1 1 (1.79%) CSS
1 1 (1.79%) Middleware
1 1 (1.79%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) NHS
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) VLE
4 1 (1.79%) e-Health
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) iPhone
4 1 (1.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 35 (62.50%) Windows
2 15 (26.79%) Windows 7
3 12 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (10.71%) Linux
7 4 (7.14%) Windows 2000
8 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.57%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.79%) CentOS
10 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.79%) UNIX
10 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.71%) ITIL
2 5 (8.93%) Change Control
2 5 (8.93%) Capacity Management
3 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.57%) Line Management
4 2 (3.57%) Migration
4 2 (3.57%) PRINCE
4 2 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (1.79%) Service Management
5 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.79%) Change Management
5 1 (1.79%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.79%) Software Distribution
5 1 (1.79%) Web Development
5 1 (1.79%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) VBScript
2 1 (1.79%) Ruby
2 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 16 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.93%) MCP
4 5 (8.93%) MCSE
5 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) MCITP
6 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.57%) MCSA
6 2 (3.57%) CCNA
7 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.79%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.93%) NFS
4 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.79%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.79%) Opsview
2 1 (1.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.86%) VMware
3 7 (12.50%) HP
3 7 (12.50%) Citrix
4 5 (8.93%) NetApp
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco
6 3 (5.36%) Wyse
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle
7 1 (1.79%) F5
7 1 (1.79%) Lotus
7 1 (1.79%) Apple
7 1 (1.79%) Remedy
7 1 (1.79%) CA
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