The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 65 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 70 88 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.54% 2.96% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 3.22% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 44 29
Average daily rate
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£180 £190 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £288 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £200 £240
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 17
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £12.20 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.90 £18.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2568 2735 2040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.11% 92.06% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 1513 1053
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 225 253
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £24.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -23.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +10 22 £238 -5.94% 5
Hertfordshire -16 17 £120 -27.81% 15
Suffolk +8 11 £180 -14.28% 2
Norfolk +1 9 £175 - 1
Essex -10 8 £250 +31.57% 6
Bedfordshire +3 5 £288 +43.75% 4
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 87 (67.44%) Windows
2 51 (39.53%) Active Directory
3 43 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 40 (31.01%) Windows 7
5 36 (27.91%) VMware
6 32 (24.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (21.71%) MS Office
8 26 (20.16%) Cisco
9 24 (18.60%) ITIL
10 22 (17.05%) MS Exchange
11 21 (16.28%) Windows XP
11 21 (16.28%) MS Excel
11 21 (16.28%) Citrix
12 20 (15.50%) Linux
13 19 (14.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (14.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (13.95%) SLA
15 16 (12.40%) Oracle
16 14 (10.85%) Firewall
16 14 (10.85%) SCCM
17 13 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (10.08%) VPN
18 12 (9.30%) TCP/IP
18 12 (9.30%) LAN
18 12 (9.30%) Red Hat
18 12 (9.30%) Windows 8
19 11 (8.53%) Cisco Certification
19 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Certification
20 10 (7.75%) WAN
20 10 (7.75%) Service Delivery

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 22 (17.05%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.88%) Apache
5 4 (3.10%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.10%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.10%) IIS
5 4 (3.10%) Zope
5 4 (3.10%) Plone
5 4 (3.10%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.78%) Lync
8 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (21.71%) MS Office
2 21 (16.28%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.78%) MS Project
4 1 (0.78%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.78%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.85%) Firewall
2 13 (10.08%) VPN
3 12 (9.30%) TCP/IP
3 12 (9.30%) LAN
4 10 (7.75%) WAN
5 7 (5.43%) SAN
5 7 (5.43%) DHCP
5 7 (5.43%) DNS
6 6 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (4.65%) Wireless
7 5 (3.88%) VLAN
7 5 (3.88%) VoIP
8 4 (3.10%) Internet
8 4 (3.10%) IP Telephony
8 4 (3.10%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.33%) ISDN
10 2 (1.55%) LDAP
10 2 (1.55%) OSPF
10 2 (1.55%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (0.78%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) JIRA
1 1 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (6.20%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.78%) Application Packaging
1 1 (0.78%) JSP
1 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.43%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.65%) NHS
3 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.33%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.33%) iPad
4 3 (2.33%) iPhone
4 3 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.33%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.55%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.55%) Wiki
6 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.78%) Clustering
6 1 (0.78%) Handset
6 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 87 (67.44%) Windows
2 40 (31.01%) Windows 7
3 32 (24.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (16.28%) Windows XP
5 20 (15.50%) Linux
6 19 (14.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (14.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (9.30%) Windows 8
8 9 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (5.43%) Android
10 5 (3.88%) Mac OS X
11 4 (3.10%) Debian
11 4 (3.10%) Windows Vista
12 3 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (2.33%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.55%) Solaris
14 1 (0.78%) CentOS
14 1 (0.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.60%) ITIL
2 10 (7.75%) Service Delivery
3 8 (6.20%) Project Management
4 6 (4.65%) Change Management
4 6 (4.65%) Incident Management
5 5 (3.88%) Problem Management
6 4 (3.10%) Migration
6 4 (3.10%) Change Control
6 4 (3.10%) Coaching
7 3 (2.33%) Load Balancing
7 3 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.33%) CAD
7 3 (2.33%) CRM
8 2 (1.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (1.55%) Information Security
8 2 (1.55%) Asset Management
8 2 (1.55%) Information Management
8 2 (1.55%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (1.55%) Project Planning
8 2 (1.55%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.65%) SQL
2 4 (3.10%) Python
2 4 (3.10%) Bash Shell
2 4 (3.10%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (8.53%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.98%) CCNA
3 8 (6.20%) MCSE
3 8 (6.20%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.88%) MCP
5 4 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.10%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (3.10%) CCNP
5 4 (3.10%) LPIC
6 3 (2.33%) MCITP
6 3 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.55%) CCIE
7 2 (1.55%) MCSA
7 2 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.78%) Degree
8 1 (0.78%) MCTS
8 1 (0.78%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.95%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (39.53%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.20%) XenApp
4 4 (3.10%) vSphere
4 4 (3.10%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.33%) Xen
5 3 (2.33%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.33%) Terminal Server
5 3 (2.33%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.78%) XenServer
7 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (10.85%) SCCM
2 8 (6.20%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (2.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.55%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.55%) SAP Afaria
4 2 (1.55%) SCOM
5 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.78%) WSUS
5 1 (0.78%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 43 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 36 (27.91%) VMware
3 26 (20.16%) Cisco
4 21 (16.28%) Citrix
5 16 (12.40%) Oracle
6 12 (9.30%) Red Hat
7 9 (6.98%) HP
8 7 (5.43%) Symantec
8 7 (5.43%) Apple
9 6 (4.65%) Wyse
10 5 (3.88%) Avaya
11 4 (3.10%) Adobe
11 4 (3.10%) Remedy
11 4 (3.10%) Sophos
12 3 (2.33%) LANDesk
12 3 (2.33%) Google
12 3 (2.33%) Altiris
12 3 (2.33%) MobileIron
12 3 (2.33%) Mapinfo
12 3 (2.33%) SAP
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