The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had IT Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 152 145 186
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +41
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.16% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.17% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £250 £260 £206
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +26.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £163 £175 £138
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £12.88
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +16.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2798 3003 4907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.88% 95.67% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2222 2369 3765
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 74
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% +11.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured IT Support Engineer in the job title.

IT Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IT Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

IT Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

IT Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

IT Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT 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 City of London region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) DFS Replication
4 1 (20.00%) DataCore
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) DFS Replication
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) DataCore
2 1 (20.00%) VMware