The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 182 192 191
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 4 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.078% 0.14% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.15% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£206 £165 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £135 £160 £138
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £78.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +505.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.13 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+4.62% -
IT Support Engineer
London

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
4731 5443 5406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.80% 93.22% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3616 3824 4008
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 87 130
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.34 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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
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 4 March 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (16.67%) Tandberg
4 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
General
1 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) iSeries
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Tandberg
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
City, London
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago