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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 140 139 140
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 51 66 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.94% 1.11% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.20% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 28
Average daily rate
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£225 £255 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +34.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £173 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £480 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £208 £250
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -17.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 25
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.92% +1.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.36 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £24.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £15.35
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +2.60%
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
5002 5499 6062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 92.36% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3829 4129 4482
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £273 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 75 137
Average hourly rate £19.72 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £45.98 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 76 (63.87%) Windows
2 47 (39.50%) Windows 7
3 43 (36.13%) Active Directory
4 35 (29.41%) Finance
5 33 (27.73%) MS Office
6 29 (24.37%) Windows XP
7 26 (21.85%) Blackberry
8 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
9 22 (18.49%) Apple
9 22 (18.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (17.65%) Banking
11 19 (15.97%) VMware
12 18 (15.13%) TCP/IP
13 17 (14.29%) Linux
13 17 (14.29%) iPhone
14 16 (13.45%) MS Exchange
15 15 (12.61%) UNIX
15 15 (12.61%) ITIL
16 14 (11.76%) DNS
16 14 (11.76%) Cisco
16 14 (11.76%) Windows 8
17 13 (10.92%) iPad
18 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
18 12 (10.08%) Citrix
19 11 (9.24%) Mac OS X
19 11 (9.24%) Reuters
19 11 (9.24%) Firewall
19 11 (9.24%) DHCP
19 11 (9.24%) Lync
20 10 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 16 (13.45%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.24%) Lync
3 8 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.88%) IBM Notes
4 7 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.52%) IIS
7 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.84%) Node.js
8 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.84%) Apache
8 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.84%) CMS
8 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.84%) GlassFish
Applications
1 33 (27.73%) MS Office
2 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Eikon
2 3 (2.52%) RMDS
3 1 (0.84%) 3000 Xtra
3 1 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Office 365
2 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.13%) TCP/IP
2 14 (11.76%) DNS
3 11 (9.24%) Firewall
3 11 (9.24%) DHCP
4 8 (6.72%) WAN
4 8 (6.72%) VPN
5 7 (5.88%) LAN
6 4 (3.36%) OSPF
6 4 (3.36%) Internet
6 4 (3.36%) BGP
7 3 (2.52%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (2.52%) Multicast
7 3 (2.52%) SNMP
8 2 (1.68%) Network Security
8 2 (1.68%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.68%) Wireless
8 2 (1.68%) VoIP
8 2 (1.68%) FTP
8 2 (1.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.52%) MySQL
3 2 (1.68%) DTS
3 2 (1.68%) DB2
3 2 (1.68%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Hudson
1 1 (0.84%) Rational Application Developer
1 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.84%) Ant
1 1 (0.84%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.84%) Maven
1 1 (0.84%) CruiseControl
1 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.84%) Mercurial
General
1 35 (29.41%) Finance
2 21 (17.65%) Banking
3 8 (6.72%) Front Office
4 7 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.20%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.20%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.52%) Back Office
6 3 (2.52%) Legal
7 2 (1.68%) Advertising
7 2 (1.68%) Retail
7 2 (1.68%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.68%) Law
7 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.84%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.84%) French Language
8 1 (0.84%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.56%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (4.20%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.68%) JSON
3 2 (1.68%) Web Services
3 2 (1.68%) .NET
4 1 (0.84%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.84%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.84%) Middleware
4 1 (0.84%) HTML
4 1 (0.84%) CSS
4 1 (0.84%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.84%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.84%) RESTful
4 1 (0.84%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.85%) Blackberry
2 17 (14.29%) iPhone
3 13 (10.92%) iPad
4 8 (6.72%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.36%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.68%) PKI
7 2 (1.68%) Derivative
8 1 (0.84%) User Experience
8 1 (0.84%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.84%) NHS
8 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.84%) Equities
8 1 (0.84%) Replication
8 1 (0.84%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.84%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 76 (63.87%) Windows
2 47 (39.50%) Windows 7
3 29 (24.37%) Windows XP
4 22 (18.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (14.29%) Linux
6 15 (12.61%) UNIX
7 14 (11.76%) Windows 8
8 11 (9.24%) Mac OS X
9 10 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (8.40%) Solaris
10 9 (7.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (6.72%) Android
12 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
12 5 (4.20%) Mac OS
13 3 (2.52%) Mac OS X Server
14 2 (1.68%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.61%) ITIL
2 10 (8.40%) Service Management
3 6 (5.04%) Migration
3 6 (5.04%) Change Management
4 4 (3.36%) Problem Management
4 4 (3.36%) Configuration Management
4 4 (3.36%) Security Patching
5 3 (2.52%) Coaching
5 3 (2.52%) Software Deployment
5 3 (2.52%) Project Management
5 3 (2.52%) PRINCE2
5 3 (2.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (1.68%) Asset Management
6 2 (1.68%) Incident Management
6 2 (1.68%) Service Delivery
6 2 (1.68%) ITSM
6 2 (1.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (1.68%) Network Management
6 2 (1.68%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (1.68%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.72%) Perl
2 5 (4.20%) SQL
2 5 (4.20%) Java
3 4 (3.36%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.68%) Ruby
4 2 (1.68%) Python
4 2 (1.68%) PHP
5 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.84%) C
5 1 (0.84%) C#
5 1 (0.84%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (7.56%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.72%) Degree
3 6 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.20%) CCNP
5 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.36%) ACTC
6 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.52%) MCSE
6 3 (2.52%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.68%) CCNA
8 1 (0.84%) NCDA
8 1 (0.84%) NCIE
8 1 (0.84%) CCA
8 1 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.84%) CCEA
8 1 (0.84%) MCP
8 1 (0.84%) CCIE
8 1 (0.84%) MCTS
8 1 (0.84%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 43 (36.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.84%) UAG
3 1 (0.84%) NFS
3 1 (0.84%) Squid
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.84%) XenApp
3 1 (0.84%) vSphere
3 1 (0.84%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.88%) Casper Suite
2 5 (4.20%) SCCM
3 4 (3.36%) SCOM
4 1 (0.84%) RANCID
4 1 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.84%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.84%) Puppet
4 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (0.84%) DameWare
4 1 (0.84%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.84%) Netcool
4 1 (0.84%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.84%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.49%) Apple
3 19 (15.97%) VMware
4 14 (11.76%) Cisco
5 12 (10.08%) Citrix
6 11 (9.24%) Reuters
7 9 (7.56%) Bloomberg
8 8 (6.72%) Sophos
9 7 (5.88%) Lotus
10 6 (5.04%) McAfee
11 5 (4.20%) F5
11 5 (4.20%) Symantec
11 5 (4.20%) IBM
11 5 (4.20%) Adobe
12 4 (3.36%) Fidessa
12 4 (3.36%) Oracle
12 4 (3.36%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.36%) Juniper
13 3 (2.52%) NetApp
13 3 (2.52%) EMC
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