The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT 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 City of London 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
IT Support Engineer
Rank 204 195 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.093% 0.032% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.035% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £290 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £115 £130 £135
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £12.93 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.51% -19.21%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
IT Support Engineer
London

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

IT Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) MS Office
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (14.29%) EqualLogic
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) Dell
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
7 2 (14.29%) Reuters
7 2 (14.29%) Bloomberg
7 2 (14.29%) Firewall
7 2 (14.29%) Time Management
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco
7 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
8 1 (7.14%) Xen

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) NetScreen
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) Xen
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) Reuters
4 2 (14.29%) Bloomberg
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper