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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 71 62 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 56 64 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.32% 2.53% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 2.62% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 41
Average daily rate £200 £160 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £100 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £295 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 13
Average hourly rate £16.25 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.49 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £24.08 £99.50
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
2298 2439 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.19% 96.59% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1450 1201
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 222 239
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hertfordshire +11 21 £150 -6.25% 18
Cambridgeshire +3 11 £213 +30.76% 9
Essex -6 9 £250 - 5
Norfolk -9 7 £278 +101.81% 1
Bedfordshire +3 6 £175 - 5
Suffolk +3 2 £300 +150.00% 2
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 76 (64.41%) Windows
2 54 (45.76%) Active Directory
3 41 (34.75%) Microsoft
4 36 (30.51%) Windows 7
5 21 (17.80%) MS Excel
6 20 (16.95%) MS Exchange
6 20 (16.95%) Cisco
7 18 (15.25%) MS Office
8 16 (13.56%) Office 365
9 15 (12.71%) ITIL
10 14 (11.86%) Citrix
10 14 (11.86%) Windows Server
11 13 (11.02%) Firewall
11 13 (11.02%) VMware
11 13 (11.02%) SLA
11 13 (11.02%) LAN
12 12 (10.17%) DNS
13 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (9.32%) SCCM
14 10 (8.47%) Security Cleared
14 10 (8.47%) Telecoms
14 10 (8.47%) TCP/IP
15 9 (7.63%) Windows XP
15 9 (7.63%) WAN
15 9 (7.63%) DHCP
16 8 (6.78%) Lync
16 8 (6.78%) Avaya
17 7 (5.93%) Linux
17 7 (5.93%) NHS
17 7 (5.93%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (16.95%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.78%) Lync
3 7 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.08%) IBM Notes
4 6 (5.08%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.54%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.85%) Apache
8 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.85%) IIS
8 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (17.80%) MS Excel
2 18 (15.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.02%) Firewall
1 13 (11.02%) LAN
2 12 (10.17%) DNS
3 10 (8.47%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.63%) DHCP
4 9 (7.63%) WAN
5 5 (4.24%) VPN
6 4 (3.39%) VoIP
6 4 (3.39%) Wireless
7 3 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.69%) Network Security
8 2 (1.69%) SAN
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.85%) Internet
9 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.85%) MSI
General
1 10 (8.47%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.08%) Finance
3 2 (1.69%) Banking
3 2 (1.69%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.85%) Automotive
4 1 (0.85%) Back Office
4 1 (0.85%) Local Government
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.24%) XMPP
2 2 (1.69%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.93%) NHS
2 6 (5.08%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.24%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.39%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.54%) iPhone
5 3 (2.54%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.69%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.85%) CCTV
7 1 (0.85%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.85%) CMDB
7 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.85%) e-Health
7 1 (0.85%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.85%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.85%) iPad
7 1 (0.85%) Physics
7 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 76 (64.41%) Windows
2 36 (30.51%) Windows 7
3 14 (11.86%) Windows Server
4 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (7.63%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.93%) Linux
6 7 (5.93%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.24%) Solaris
7 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.39%) Unix
8 4 (3.39%) Windows Phone
9 3 (2.54%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.69%) Android
10 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.69%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.85%) HPUX
11 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.71%) ITIL
2 4 (3.39%) Migration
3 3 (2.54%) Data Protection
3 3 (2.54%) Fault Management
3 3 (2.54%) Incident Management
3 3 (2.54%) Software Engineering
4 2 (1.69%) Asset Management
4 2 (1.69%) Capacity Management
4 2 (1.69%) Change Control
4 2 (1.69%) Change Management
4 2 (1.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (1.69%) High Availability
4 2 (1.69%) Information Security
4 2 (1.69%) ITIL V3
4 2 (1.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (1.69%) QMS
4 2 (1.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (1.69%) Service Management
4 2 (1.69%) Software Deployment
5 1 (0.85%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.08%) SQL
2 5 (4.24%) C
3 3 (2.54%) C++
3 3 (2.54%) Embedded C
3 3 (2.54%) Embedded C++
3 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.69%) Java
5 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.85%) VB
5 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.93%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.39%) CCNA
5 4 (3.39%) Degree
6 3 (2.54%) CCNP
6 3 (2.54%) MCSE
7 2 (1.69%) MCITP
7 2 (1.69%) MCSA
8 1 (0.85%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.85%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.85%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.85%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.85%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.85%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.02%) SLA
2 2 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 54 (45.76%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.39%) XenApp
4 3 (2.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.54%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (9.32%) SCCM
2 3 (2.54%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.69%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.69%) SCOM
4 1 (0.85%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.85%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (34.75%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.95%) Cisco
3 14 (11.86%) Citrix
4 13 (11.02%) VMware
5 8 (6.78%) Avaya
6 6 (5.08%) Lotus
6 6 (5.08%) Symantec
7 4 (3.39%) HP
7 4 (3.39%) Juniper
7 4 (3.39%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.54%) Apple
9 2 (1.69%) Amdocs
9 2 (1.69%) Aruba
9 2 (1.69%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.69%) IBM
9 2 (1.69%) Remedy
9 2 (1.69%) Siemens
10 1 (0.85%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.85%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (0.85%) Blue Coat
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