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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 64 68 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.19% 1.04% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.13% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
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£130 £130 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £221 £243 £238
% change year-on-year
-8.76% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -23.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £15.00 £14.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £15.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -7.53%
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
1083 972 903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 91.94% 92.13% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 484 411
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £454 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 77 84
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £40.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 30 September 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
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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
High Wycombe - 7 £130 - 1
Milton Keynes -5 5 - - 5
Aylesbury +3 1 - - 2
Buckingham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
1 18 (51.43%) Security Cleared
2 15 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 15 (42.86%) Windows
3 11 (31.43%) SLA
4 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
6 8 (22.86%) VMware
6 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (22.86%) iSCSI
7 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (20.00%) NFS
8 6 (17.14%) NetApp
8 6 (17.14%) Linux
8 6 (17.14%) CentOS
9 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
9 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
9 5 (14.29%) Ubuntu
9 5 (14.29%) MS Office
10 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
10 4 (11.43%) Apache
10 4 (11.43%) LDAP
10 4 (11.43%) HP
10 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
10 4 (11.43%) LAMP
10 4 (11.43%) Network Security
10 4 (11.43%) Squid
10 4 (11.43%) Postfix
10 4 (11.43%) Sendmail
10 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Apache
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) iSCSI
2 4 (11.43%) Network Security
2 4 (11.43%) LDAP
3 3 (8.57%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 2 (5.71%) WAN
4 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.71%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) OSPF
5 1 (2.86%) BGP
5 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) CentOS
3 5 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (5.71%) ITIL
2 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
3 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (2.86%) Service Management
3 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (2.86%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) Java
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) Security Cleared
2 15 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) MCP
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.71%) MCDST
5 2 (5.71%) MCTS
5 2 (5.71%) MCITP
5 2 (5.71%) MCSE
5 2 (5.71%) MCSA
6 1 (2.86%) CCNP
6 1 (2.86%) CCIP
6 1 (2.86%) CCNA
6 1 (2.86%) CCDA
6 1 (2.86%) CCDP
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.86%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.86%) CCSA
6 1 (2.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.00%) NFS
4 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 4 (11.43%) Postfix
5 4 (11.43%) Sendmail
5 4 (11.43%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (2.86%) OpenView
2 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.86%) OVSD
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) NetApp
4 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.43%) HP
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco
6 2 (5.71%) Kaseya
7 1 (2.86%) F5
7 1 (2.86%) SAP
7 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.86%) Veritas
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £11.00 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £180 - £230 per day
Posted: Yesterday