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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 57 71 41
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 71 80 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.69% 2.57% 3.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 2.76% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 33
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£185 £195 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £126 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £400 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £200 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 21
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £119.25 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2484 2897 2122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.13% 92.91% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1616 1078
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £218 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 210 248
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 23 £175 -46.15% 11
Hertfordshire -12 14 £160 - 7
Suffolk +8 11 £200 -30.43% 2
Essex -3 9 £250 -16.66% 4
Norfolk +7 8 £250 +45.98% 1
Bedfordshire -1 6 £100 -50.00% 4
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 75 (61.48%) Windows
2 47 (38.52%) Active Directory
3 44 (36.07%) Microsoft
4 34 (27.87%) VMware
5 31 (25.41%) Windows 7
6 30 (24.59%) MS Office
7 25 (20.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (19.67%) Cisco
9 23 (18.85%) ITIL
10 22 (18.03%) MS Exchange
11 21 (17.21%) Windows XP
12 20 (16.39%) Linux
12 20 (16.39%) Citrix
13 19 (15.57%) MS Excel
14 16 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (12.30%) Firewall
15 15 (12.30%) Oracle
15 15 (12.30%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (10.66%) SLA
16 13 (10.66%) LAN
17 12 (9.84%) Red Hat
17 12 (9.84%) Windows 8
18 11 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2010
18 11 (9.02%) SCCM
18 11 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
18 11 (9.02%) Cisco Certification
18 11 (9.02%) WAN
18 11 (9.02%) TCP/IP
19 10 (8.20%) VPN
19 10 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (18.03%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (4.10%) Apache
4 4 (3.28%) Zope
4 4 (3.28%) Plone
4 4 (3.28%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.64%) IIS
6 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.64%) Lync
7 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (24.59%) MS Office
2 19 (15.57%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.82%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Google Apps
1 2 (1.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (0.82%) Route 53
2 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.30%) Firewall
2 13 (10.66%) LAN
3 11 (9.02%) WAN
3 11 (9.02%) TCP/IP
4 10 (8.20%) VPN
5 7 (5.74%) DNS
5 7 (5.74%) DHCP
6 6 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (4.92%) Wireless
7 5 (4.10%) VLAN
7 5 (4.10%) VoIP
8 4 (3.28%) SAN
8 4 (3.28%) Internet
8 4 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (3.28%) IP Telephony
9 3 (2.46%) ISDN
10 2 (1.64%) OSPF
10 2 (1.64%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.82%) JIRA
General
1 8 (6.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.82%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) Web Services
2 1 (0.82%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.82%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.56%) NHS
2 7 (5.74%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.46%) iPad
4 3 (2.46%) iPhone
4 3 (2.46%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.64%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.64%) Wiki
5 2 (1.64%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.64%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.82%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 75 (61.48%) Windows
2 31 (25.41%) Windows 7
3 25 (20.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (17.21%) Windows XP
5 20 (16.39%) Linux
6 16 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (12.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (9.84%) Windows 8
9 10 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (6.56%) Android
11 5 (4.10%) Mac OS X
12 4 (3.28%) Debian
12 4 (3.28%) Windows Vista
13 3 (2.46%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (2.46%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.64%) Solaris
14 2 (1.64%) CentOS
15 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.85%) ITIL
2 9 (7.38%) Service Delivery
2 9 (7.38%) Project Management
3 6 (4.92%) Incident Management
4 5 (4.10%) Problem Management
4 5 (4.10%) Change Management
5 4 (3.28%) Migration
5 4 (3.28%) Change Control
5 4 (3.28%) Coaching
6 3 (2.46%) CAD
7 2 (1.64%) Information Security
7 2 (1.64%) Data Protection
7 2 (1.64%) Information Management
7 2 (1.64%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (1.64%) Asset Management
7 2 (1.64%) Project Planning
7 2 (1.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (1.64%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (0.82%) Auto-Scaling
8 1 (0.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.10%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.28%) Python
2 4 (3.28%) SQL
2 4 (3.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (9.02%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (7.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.38%) CCNA
3 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.74%) MCSE
4 5 (4.10%) MCP
5 4 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.28%) CCNP
5 4 (3.28%) LPIC
6 3 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.46%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.64%) CCIE
7 2 (1.64%) MCITP
8 1 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.82%) Degree
8 1 (0.82%) MCTS
8 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.82%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.82%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.66%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (38.52%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.56%) XenApp
4 4 (3.28%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.46%) vSphere
5 3 (2.46%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.46%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.64%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.64%) XenServer
6 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.82%) Firmware
7 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (9.02%) SCCM
2 8 (6.56%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (1.64%) ARCserve
3 2 (1.64%) SAP Afaria
4 1 (0.82%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.82%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 44 (36.07%) Microsoft
2 34 (27.87%) VMware
3 24 (19.67%) Cisco
4 20 (16.39%) Citrix
5 15 (12.30%) Oracle
6 12 (9.84%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.74%) Apple
8 6 (4.92%) HP
9 5 (4.10%) Avaya
9 5 (4.10%) Wyse
10 4 (3.28%) Remedy
10 4 (3.28%) Sophos
10 4 (3.28%) Adobe
10 4 (3.28%) Google
11 3 (2.46%) MobileIron
11 3 (2.46%) Altiris
11 3 (2.46%) Dell
11 3 (2.46%) Symantec
11 3 (2.46%) Mapinfo
12 2 (1.64%) CheckPoint
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