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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 126 146 128
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 68 68 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.24% 1.09% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.18% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 43 32
Average daily rate
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£210 £225 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £152 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £200 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 31
Average hourly rate £17.87 £16.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.93% -14.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £13.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £22.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
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
5081 5740 5852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.94% 92.42% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3860 4175 4298
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £278
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 75 79 118
Average hourly rate £17.87 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £39.80 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 28 April 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 83 (62.88%) Windows
2 49 (37.12%) Active Directory
2 49 (37.12%) Windows 7
3 43 (32.58%) Finance
4 35 (26.52%) MS Office
5 32 (24.24%) Windows XP
5 32 (24.24%) Microsoft
5 32 (24.24%) Blackberry
6 26 (19.70%) VMware
7 25 (18.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (18.18%) Banking
9 23 (17.42%) Cisco
10 21 (15.91%) Apple
11 20 (15.15%) MS Exchange
11 20 (15.15%) UNIX
12 19 (14.39%) TCP/IP
12 19 (14.39%) ITIL
13 18 (13.64%) Linux
13 18 (13.64%) MS Excel
14 17 (12.88%) iPhone
15 16 (12.12%) DNS
15 16 (12.12%) Firewall
16 15 (11.36%) Citrix
17 14 (10.61%) Reuters
17 14 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
18 13 (9.85%) DHCP
18 13 (9.85%) Perl
18 13 (9.85%) iPad
19 12 (9.09%) Windows 8
19 12 (9.09%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 20 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.33%) Lync
2 11 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.82%) SharePoint
4 8 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (5.30%) IBM Notes
6 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.27%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.27%) Apache
7 3 (2.27%) IIS
8 2 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.52%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.76%) Node.js
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (26.52%) MS Office
2 18 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Eikon
2 3 (2.27%) RMDS
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.76%) 3000 Xtra
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.39%) TCP/IP
2 16 (12.12%) DNS
2 16 (12.12%) Firewall
3 13 (9.85%) DHCP
4 12 (9.09%) VPN
5 7 (5.30%) WAN
5 7 (5.30%) LAN
6 6 (4.55%) HTTP
6 6 (4.55%) SNMP
6 6 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (4.55%) BGP
7 5 (3.79%) TACACS
8 4 (3.03%) VRRP
8 4 (3.03%) OSPF
8 4 (3.03%) EIGRP
8 4 (3.03%) Internet
8 4 (3.03%) HSRP
8 4 (3.03%) PPP
8 4 (3.03%) VoIP
8 4 (3.03%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.03%) MySQL
3 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.52%) DTS
3 2 (1.52%) DB2
3 2 (1.52%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.76%) MS Access
4 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.52%) Mercurial
1 2 (1.52%) Hudson
1 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.76%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (0.76%) CruiseControl
2 1 (0.76%) Maven
2 1 (0.76%) Ant
2 1 (0.76%) ClearCase
General
1 43 (32.58%) Finance
2 24 (18.18%) Banking
3 9 (6.82%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.06%) Front Office
5 6 (4.55%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.79%) Spanish Language
7 4 (3.03%) Back Office
8 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.27%) Law
8 3 (2.27%) Legal
9 2 (1.52%) Advertising
9 2 (1.52%) Retail
9 2 (1.52%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.76%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.76%) French Language
10 1 (0.76%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.76%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.82%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (3.79%) Application Packaging
3 3 (2.27%) .NET
3 3 (2.27%) Web Services
4 2 (1.52%) Middleware
4 2 (1.52%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (1.52%) JSON
5 1 (0.76%) HTML
5 1 (0.76%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.76%) CSS
5 1 (0.76%) jQuery
5 1 (0.76%) RESTful
5 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.24%) Blackberry
2 17 (12.88%) iPhone
3 13 (9.85%) iPad
4 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.06%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.03%) FlexPod
7 3 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.27%) PKI
7 3 (2.27%) Replication
8 2 (1.52%) Derivative
8 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.76%) User Experience
9 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.76%) iSeries
9 1 (0.76%) Social Media
9 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.76%) FMCG
9 1 (0.76%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 83 (62.88%) Windows
2 49 (37.12%) Windows 7
3 32 (24.24%) Windows XP
4 25 (18.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (15.15%) UNIX
6 18 (13.64%) Linux
7 12 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 11 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (8.33%) Mac OS X
8 11 (8.33%) Solaris
9 7 (5.30%) Android
10 5 (3.79%) Mac OS
11 4 (3.03%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.27%) Mac OS X Server
13 2 (1.52%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.39%) ITIL
2 10 (7.58%) Service Management
2 10 (7.58%) Change Management
3 6 (4.55%) Migration
4 5 (3.79%) Problem Management
5 4 (3.03%) PRINCE2
5 4 (3.03%) E-Commerce
5 4 (3.03%) Configuration Management
5 4 (3.03%) Project Management
5 4 (3.03%) Coaching
6 3 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.27%) Software Deployment
6 3 (2.27%) Low Latency
6 3 (2.27%) Mentoring
7 2 (1.52%) Change Control
7 2 (1.52%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (1.52%) DevOps
7 2 (1.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (1.52%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (1.52%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.85%) Perl
2 7 (5.30%) SQL
3 6 (4.55%) Java
4 4 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.52%) PHP
5 2 (1.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.52%) C#
5 2 (1.52%) Python
5 2 (1.52%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.52%) Ruby
6 1 (0.76%) C
6 1 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.06%) Degree
3 6 (4.55%) CCNP
4 5 (3.79%) MCSE
4 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.03%) ACTC
5 4 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.03%) CCIE
6 2 (1.52%) MCSA
6 2 (1.52%) CCNA
6 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.52%) MCITP
6 2 (1.52%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) NCDA
7 1 (0.76%) NCIE
7 1 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) MCTS
7 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.76%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.27%) SLA
1 3 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 49 (37.12%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.27%) XenApp
5 2 (1.52%) Squid
5 2 (1.52%) Xen
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.76%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.76%) vSphere
6 1 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.76%) UAG
6 1 (0.76%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (5.30%) SCCM
2 6 (4.55%) Casper Suite
3 5 (3.79%) RANCID
3 5 (3.79%) SCOM
4 4 (3.03%) OpenNMS
5 2 (1.52%) DameWare
5 2 (1.52%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.76%) Netcool
6 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.76%) Puppet
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (0.76%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.76%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 32 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 26 (19.70%) VMware
3 23 (17.42%) Cisco
4 21 (15.91%) Apple
5 15 (11.36%) Citrix
6 14 (10.61%) Reuters
7 10 (7.58%) Bloomberg
8 7 (5.30%) Sophos
8 7 (5.30%) Lotus
9 6 (4.55%) Oracle
9 6 (4.55%) IBM
10 5 (3.79%) Symantec
11 4 (3.03%) Fidessa
11 4 (3.03%) Adobe
11 4 (3.03%) Juniper
11 4 (3.03%) McAfee
12 3 (2.27%) NetApp
12 3 (2.27%) EMC
12 3 (2.27%) HP
13 2 (1.52%) Dell
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