The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 138 141 133
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 26 59 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.77% 1.08% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.14% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 39 48
Median daily rate £280 £225 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £148 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £380 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £208
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.82
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +1.13%
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
3220 5178 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.18% 95.03% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2626 3954 4237
Median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 93 74
Median hourly rate £21.78 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £28.30 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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 Support Engineer across the City of London region.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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 Support Engineer across the City of London region.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 46 (65.71%) Windows
2 29 (41.43%) Microsoft
3 22 (31.43%) Active Directory
3 22 (31.43%) MS Office
4 17 (24.29%) Finance
4 17 (24.29%) Windows 7
5 16 (22.86%) Windows Server
6 14 (20.00%) Office 365
7 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
7 13 (18.57%) SQL
7 13 (18.57%) MS Exchange
8 12 (17.14%) ITIL
8 12 (17.14%) VMware
9 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
10 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
12 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
13 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (10.00%) Apple iOS
13 7 (10.00%) IIS
13 7 (10.00%) Oracle
13 7 (10.00%) Linux
13 7 (10.00%) Citrix
13 7 (10.00%) Internet
13 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (10.00%) OneDrive
14 6 (8.57%) Yammer
14 6 (8.57%) Change Management
14 6 (8.57%) Migration
14 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification

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 13 (18.57%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.00%) IIS
4 5 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.86%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.43%) CMS
7 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (31.43%) MS Office
2 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.43%) MS Project
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.00%) Office 365
2 7 (10.00%) OneDrive
3 6 (8.57%) Yammer
4 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.43%) Google Apps
6 1 (1.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) Internet
2 6 (8.57%) VPN
3 5 (7.14%) Firewall
3 5 (7.14%) Skype
4 4 (5.71%) BGP
5 3 (4.29%) DNS
5 3 (4.29%) MPLS
5 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.29%) WAN
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (2.86%) IPsec
6 2 (2.86%) ISDN
6 2 (2.86%) LAN
6 2 (2.86%) OSPF
6 2 (2.86%) PSTN
6 2 (2.86%) RTSP
6 2 (2.86%) SAN
6 2 (2.86%) SMTP
6 2 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.43%) MS Access
4 1 (1.43%) MySQL
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Front Office
3 3 (4.29%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Billing
4 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.43%) Law
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) .NET
1 4 (5.71%) HTML
1 4 (5.71%) XML
2 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.86%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.43%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.43%) CSS
3 1 (1.43%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.43%) JRules
3 1 (1.43%) Middleware
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.43%) Web Services
3 1 (1.43%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.43%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 5 (7.14%) NHS
2 4 (5.71%) iPhone
2 4 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.86%) iPad
4 2 (2.86%) PKI
5 1 (1.43%) BBC
5 1 (1.43%) Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.43%) Equities
5 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.43%) MPEG
5 1 (1.43%) Replication
5 1 (1.43%) Streaming Media
5 1 (1.43%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 46 (65.71%) Windows
2 17 (24.29%) Windows 7
3 16 (22.86%) Windows Server
4 7 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 7 (10.00%) Linux
4 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.14%) Unix
6 4 (5.71%) Android
7 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.43%) Solaris
9 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.14%) ITIL
2 6 (8.57%) Change Management
2 6 (8.57%) Migration
3 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (5.71%) Service Management
4 3 (4.29%) Business Continuity
4 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
4 3 (4.29%) Logistics
5 2 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.86%) DevOps
5 2 (2.86%) Fault Analysis
5 2 (2.86%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (2.86%) OO
5 2 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (2.86%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.86%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (2.86%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (1.43%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
1 13 (18.57%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) Java
2 3 (4.29%) Perl
2 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.86%) C#
3 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (1.43%) PHP
4 1 (1.43%) VB
4 1 (1.43%) VBA
4 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.14%) Degree
3 5 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) MCSE
4 4 (5.71%) MCITP
5 3 (4.29%) CCNP
5 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.86%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.86%) CCIE
6 2 (2.86%) CCNP Voice
6 2 (2.86%) MCP
6 2 (2.86%) MCTS
7 1 (1.43%) CCNA
7 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 22 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.86%) BitLocker
3 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.43%) Ansible
3 1 (1.43%) Control-M
3 1 (1.43%) Nagios
3 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.43%) Puppet
3 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.14%) VMware
3 7 (10.00%) Citrix
3 7 (10.00%) Oracle
4 6 (8.57%) Cisco
5 3 (4.29%) Juniper
5 3 (4.29%) Polycom
5 3 (4.29%) WorldPay
6 2 (2.86%) Apple
6 2 (2.86%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.86%) IBM
6 2 (2.86%) Lotus
6 2 (2.86%) MobileIron
6 2 (2.86%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.86%) Reuters
6 2 (2.86%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.43%) Dell
7 1 (1.43%) HP
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