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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 127 111 108
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 27 40 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 1.30% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.36% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 54
Median daily rate £250 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £161 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £230 £225
% change year-on-year
-15.21% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Median hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
2811 2943 4889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.45% 95.80% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2242 2304 3778
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 80
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +34.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, 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 31 (53.45%) Windows
2 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
3 18 (31.03%) MS Office
4 17 (29.31%) Finance
5 15 (25.86%) Active Directory
6 13 (22.41%) Windows 7
7 12 (20.69%) Blackberry
7 12 (20.69%) Banking
8 11 (18.97%) Windows XP
8 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (17.24%) iPad
9 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
10 9 (15.52%) ITIL
10 9 (15.52%) Windows Server
11 8 (13.79%) Cisco
11 8 (13.79%) Apple
11 8 (13.79%) VMware
11 8 (13.79%) Coaching
11 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
11 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
12 7 (12.07%) SAN
12 7 (12.07%) MS Exchange
12 7 (12.07%) Oracle
12 7 (12.07%) Java
13 6 (10.34%) SQL
13 6 (10.34%) Linux
13 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
14 5 (8.62%) MCSE
14 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (8.62%) HP

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 7 (12.07%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.17%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.17%) IIS
4 2 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.72%) Apache
5 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (31.03%) MS Office
2 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Office 365
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.72%) GitHub
5 1 (1.72%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.72%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) SAN
2 4 (6.90%) Firewall
2 4 (6.90%) VoIP
3 3 (5.17%) DMZ
3 3 (5.17%) DNS
3 3 (5.17%) Internet
3 3 (5.17%) LAN
3 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.17%) VPN
4 2 (3.45%) NetScaler
4 2 (3.45%) SSL
4 2 (3.45%) VSAN
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.72%) HSRP
5 1 (1.72%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.72%) NAS
5 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.72%) Skype
5 1 (1.72%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.90%) Apache Hive
2 4 (6.90%) Hadoop
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.17%) Big Data
4 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.72%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) JIRA
2 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 12 (20.69%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Retail
4 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) Kafka
2 2 (3.45%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (1.72%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.72%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Blackberry
2 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (17.24%) iPad
4 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.45%) EMC VNX
5 2 (3.45%) Statistics
6 1 (1.72%) BYOD
6 1 (1.72%) Clustering
6 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.72%) iPhone
6 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) PDA
6 1 (1.72%) Replication
6 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (53.45%) Windows
2 13 (22.41%) Windows 7
3 11 (18.97%) Windows XP
4 9 (15.52%) Windows Server
5 6 (10.34%) Linux
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.17%) Mac OS
7 3 (5.17%) Mac OS X
7 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.45%) Unix
8 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.72%) Android
9 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) ITIL
2 8 (13.79%) Coaching
3 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
4 3 (5.17%) Change Management
4 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.17%) Investment Management
5 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.45%) Application Packaging
5 2 (3.45%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.45%) Migration
5 2 (3.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.45%) SDLC
5 2 (3.45%) Service Management
5 2 (3.45%) System Testing
6 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.72%) ITSM
6 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.72%) SOA
6 1 (1.72%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.07%) Java
3 6 (10.34%) SQL
4 4 (6.90%) Scala
5 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.17%) Python
5 3 (5.17%) R
6 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) DV Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) MCSE
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.90%) CCNA
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) CCA
5 2 (3.45%) Degree
6 1 (1.72%) CCNP
6 1 (1.72%) CCSA
6 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (25.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) DFS Replication
3 3 (5.17%) XenApp
4 2 (3.45%) NFS
4 2 (3.45%) Samba
4 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.72%) Firmware
5 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.72%) vSphere
5 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.72%) Casper Suite
1 1 (1.72%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.72%) Oozie
1 1 (1.72%) SCCM
1 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) Apple
2 8 (13.79%) Cisco
2 8 (13.79%) VMware
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle
4 5 (8.62%) HP
5 4 (6.90%) Citrix
5 4 (6.90%) ServiceNow
6 3 (5.17%) 3PAR
6 3 (5.17%) EMC
6 3 (5.17%) Remedy
7 2 (3.45%) Cloudera
7 2 (3.45%) CommVault
7 2 (3.45%) Dell
8 1 (1.72%) DataCore
8 1 (1.72%) F5
8 1 (1.72%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.72%) Splunk
8 1 (1.72%) WorldPay
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