The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley 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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 8 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 11.43% 1.73% -
As % of the Job Titles category 11.65% 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£570 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+225.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £230 £243
% change year-on-year
-10.86% -5.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.25 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley 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
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103 171 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 98.10% 98.84% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 111 176
Average daily rate £313 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £299 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £448 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.88% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £50.00 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Engineer across the Crawley region.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer across the Crawley region.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) MS Office
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (31.58%) MCP
8 5 (26.32%) Mac OS X
9 4 (21.05%) Internet
9 4 (21.05%) ITIL
9 4 (21.05%) C
9 4 (21.05%) Linux
9 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
9 4 (21.05%) MCSE
9 4 (21.05%) MCSA
9 4 (21.05%) Firewall
9 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
9 4 (21.05%) MCTS
9 4 (21.05%) MCITP
9 4 (21.05%) Mac OS
10 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
10 3 (15.79%) Office 365
10 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (15.79%) Cisco
11 2 (10.53%) LAN
11 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
11 2 (10.53%) MCDST
11 2 (10.53%) VMware

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (68.42%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) Network Security
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) CTI
3 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco IPT
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Introscope
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) IVR
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (26.32%) Mac OS X
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
5 4 (21.05%) Mac OS
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
7 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
8 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (5.26%) Release Management
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
2 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) MCP
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) MCSE
2 4 (21.05%) MCSA
2 4 (21.05%) MCTS
2 4 (21.05%) MCITP
3 2 (10.53%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Kaseya
4 1 (5.26%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) CA
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec