The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 107 114 129
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 46 75 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.46% 1.46% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.54% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 46 49
Average daily rate £225 £283 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.35% +61.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £150 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £506 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 9
Average hourly rate £19.75 £18.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -3.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.70 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £23.60 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
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
3005 4884 5656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.52% 95.00% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 3750 4065
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 81 91
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 10 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 66 (75.00%) Windows
2 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
2 31 (35.23%) Finance
3 28 (31.82%) MS Office
4 27 (30.68%) Windows Server
5 25 (28.41%) Active Directory
6 24 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 17 (19.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (18.18%) Blackberry
8 16 (18.18%) Citrix
8 16 (18.18%) SQL
9 15 (17.05%) MS Excel
9 15 (17.05%) PowerShell
10 14 (15.91%) ITIL
10 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (14.77%) Linux
12 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
12 12 (13.64%) VMware
13 11 (12.50%) Banking
13 11 (12.50%) MS Exchange
14 10 (11.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 10 (11.36%) Windows XP
14 10 (11.36%) SCCM
14 10 (11.36%) Apple iOS
14 10 (11.36%) Office 365
15 9 (10.23%) iPad
15 9 (10.23%) IIS
16 8 (9.09%) SharePoint
16 8 (9.09%) IBM Notes
16 8 (9.09%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 11 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (10.23%) IIS
4 8 (9.09%) IBM Notes
4 8 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.41%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.14%) CMS
8 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 28 (31.82%) MS Office
2 15 (17.05%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Eikon
2 1 (1.14%) assyst
2 1 (1.14%) Documaker
2 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.36%) Office 365
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.14%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.14%) Sumo Logic
4 1 (1.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) DNS
1 7 (7.95%) Internet
2 5 (5.68%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.55%) Firewall
4 3 (3.41%) BGP
4 3 (3.41%) VPN
4 3 (3.41%) WAN
5 2 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.27%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (2.27%) DHCP
5 2 (2.27%) IPsec
5 2 (2.27%) ISDN
5 2 (2.27%) MPLS
5 2 (2.27%) OSPF
5 2 (2.27%) PSTN
5 2 (2.27%) RTSP
5 2 (2.27%) Skype
5 2 (2.27%) VoIP
5 2 (2.27%) WebEx
5 2 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.14%) MS Access
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 31 (35.23%) Finance
2 11 (12.50%) Banking
3 5 (5.68%) Legal
4 4 (4.55%) Retail
4 4 (4.55%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.41%) Front Office
6 2 (2.27%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.27%) Law
6 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.14%) Games
7 1 (1.14%) German Language
7 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) HTML
2 3 (3.41%) .NET
2 3 (3.41%) Middleware
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.27%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.27%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.14%) CSS
4 1 (1.14%) FpML
4 1 (1.14%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.14%) JDBC
4 1 (1.14%) JRules
4 1 (1.14%) Spring
4 1 (1.14%) Swing
4 1 (1.14%) Web Services
4 1 (1.14%) XHTML
4 1 (1.14%) XML
4 1 (1.14%) XSD
4 1 (1.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 9 (10.23%) iPad
3 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.82%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (5.68%) iPhone
4 5 (5.68%) NHS
5 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.27%) PKI
7 1 (1.14%) BBC
7 1 (1.14%) Clustering
7 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.14%) Equities
7 1 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.14%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 66 (75.00%) Windows
2 27 (30.68%) Windows Server
3 24 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 17 (19.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (14.77%) Linux
7 10 (11.36%) Apple iOS
7 10 (11.36%) Windows XP
8 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (6.82%) Windows 8
10 5 (5.68%) Unix
11 2 (2.27%) Solaris
12 1 (1.14%) Android
12 1 (1.14%) Debian
12 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.91%) ITIL
2 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (5.68%) Change Management
2 5 (5.68%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (4.55%) Service Management
4 3 (3.41%) Business Continuity
4 3 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (3.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.41%) E-Commerce
4 3 (3.41%) Incident Management
4 3 (3.41%) Migration
4 3 (3.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.27%) Analytics
5 2 (2.27%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.27%) Change Control
5 2 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (2.27%) DevOps
5 2 (2.27%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (2.27%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.18%) SQL
2 15 (17.05%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.68%) Java
4 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.41%) Perl
5 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.27%) C#
5 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.14%) Python
6 1 (1.14%) Ruby
6 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.14%) VB
6 1 (1.14%) VBA
6 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.41%) CCNP
4 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.41%) MCITP
4 3 (3.41%) MCSE
4 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.27%) CCIE
5 2 (2.27%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (1.14%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.14%) CCNA
6 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.14%) MCP
6 1 (1.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (28.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.41%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.14%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.14%) vSphere
4 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) SCCM
2 6 (6.82%) Nagios
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.27%) Control-M
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (2.27%) Puppet
5 1 (1.14%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.14%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.14%) Cacti
5 1 (1.14%) DatAdvantage
5 1 (1.14%) SCOM
5 1 (1.14%) SCSM
5 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (1.14%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.18%) Citrix
3 12 (13.64%) VMware
4 8 (9.09%) Cisco
4 8 (9.09%) Lotus
5 7 (7.95%) Bloomberg
5 7 (7.95%) Reuters
6 6 (6.82%) Dell
6 6 (6.82%) Oracle
7 5 (5.68%) MobileIron
8 4 (4.55%) Apple
8 4 (4.55%) Polycom
8 4 (4.55%) WorldPay
9 3 (3.41%) HP
9 3 (3.41%) IBM
9 3 (3.41%) Juniper
10 2 (2.27%) AppSense
10 2 (2.27%) CA
10 2 (2.27%) EMC
10 2 (2.27%) Riverbed
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