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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 136 108 116
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 29 51 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 1.48% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.55% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 57
Median daily rate £325 £225 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £138 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £491 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £225 £230
% change year-on-year
-24.44% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 18
Median hourly rate £16.33 £15.35 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.47 £10.58 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.87 £22.20 £21.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
3021 3289 5467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.45% 95.58% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2398 2613 4193
Median daily rate £490 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 46 103
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 29 (46.77%) Windows
3 22 (35.48%) MS Office
3 22 (35.48%) Active Directory
4 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
4 14 (22.58%) Windows 7
5 13 (20.97%) Finance
6 12 (19.35%) Windows XP
6 12 (19.35%) ITIL
6 12 (19.35%) Cisco
7 10 (16.13%) VMware
8 9 (14.52%) Citrix
8 9 (14.52%) Blackberry
8 9 (14.52%) Oracle
9 8 (12.90%) Banking
9 8 (12.90%) iPad
9 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
9 8 (12.90%) Windows Server
10 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (11.29%) Office 365
10 7 (11.29%) Java
10 7 (11.29%) SQL
10 7 (11.29%) Apple
11 6 (9.68%) Mac OS X
11 6 (9.68%) SAN
11 6 (9.68%) Linux
11 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
11 6 (9.68%) Coaching
12 5 (8.06%) Data Centre

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 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.84%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.84%) IIS
2 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.61%) Apache
4 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (35.48%) MS Office
2 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Office 365
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.61%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) SAN
2 5 (8.06%) Firewall
3 4 (6.45%) DNS
3 4 (6.45%) NetScaler
3 4 (6.45%) VPN
4 3 (4.84%) DMZ
4 3 (4.84%) LAN
4 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.84%) VoIP
5 2 (3.23%) Internet
5 2 (3.23%) SSL
5 2 (3.23%) WAN
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.61%) DHCP
6 1 (1.61%) Extranet
6 1 (1.61%) HSRP
6 1 (1.61%) OSPF
6 1 (1.61%) Skype
6 1 (1.61%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (1.61%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.45%) Apache Hive
2 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.84%) Big Data
4 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.61%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.84%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) Kafka
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) XML
3 1 (1.61%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Blackberry
2 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.90%) iPad
3 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.23%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.61%) BYOD
5 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.61%) iPhone
5 1 (1.61%) Replication
5 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.61%) Statistics
5 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.77%) Windows
2 14 (22.58%) Windows 7
3 12 (19.35%) Windows XP
4 8 (12.90%) Windows Server
5 6 (9.68%) Linux
5 6 (9.68%) Mac OS X
6 4 (6.45%) Mac OS
6 4 (6.45%) Unix
7 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.61%) Android
9 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) ITIL
2 6 (9.68%) Coaching
2 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
3 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (6.45%) Migration
3 4 (6.45%) System Testing
4 3 (4.84%) Asset Management
4 3 (4.84%) Change Management
4 3 (4.84%) Investment Management
4 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
4 3 (4.84%) Service Management
5 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.23%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (3.23%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.23%) Project Management
5 2 (3.23%) SDLC
6 1 (1.61%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.61%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.29%) Java
2 7 (11.29%) SQL
3 4 (6.45%) Scala
4 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.84%) Python
4 3 (4.84%) R
5 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) CCNA
2 4 (6.45%) DV Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) MCSE
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.23%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.61%) CCA
4 1 (1.61%) CCDE
4 1 (1.61%) CCIE
4 1 (1.61%) CCNP
4 1 (1.61%) CCSA
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.45%) DFS Replication
4 3 (4.84%) vSphere
4 3 (4.84%) XenApp
5 2 (3.23%) NFS
5 2 (3.23%) Samba
5 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.61%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.61%) UAG
6 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.61%) Casper Suite
2 1 (1.61%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.61%) Oozie
2 1 (1.61%) SCOM
2 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.35%) Cisco
3 10 (16.13%) VMware
4 9 (14.52%) Citrix
4 9 (14.52%) Oracle
5 7 (11.29%) Apple
6 5 (8.06%) HP
7 4 (6.45%) 3PAR
7 4 (6.45%) ServiceNow
8 3 (4.84%) CommVault
8 3 (4.84%) Remedy
9 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.23%) Cloudera
9 2 (3.23%) Dell
9 2 (3.23%) EMC
9 2 (3.23%) IBM
10 1 (1.61%) Hortonworks
10 1 (1.61%) Lotus
10 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.61%) Symantec
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