The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 67 87 70
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 65 63 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.59% 2.02% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 2.11% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 48
Median daily rate £260 £190 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £120 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £276 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £208 £211
% change year-on-year
+25.30% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 15
Median hourly rate £13.75 £17.43 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% +8.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.21 £31.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.77 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.88% +5.13%
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
2399 2984 2991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.58% 95.61% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1404 1771 1779
Median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 260 233
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.66 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.56 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 31 August 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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +27 21 £185 +8.82% 10
Hertfordshire -1 21 £293 +143.75% 6
Essex +13 17 £300 +100.00% 1
Norfolk -3 5 £145 -25.64% 1
Bedfordshire -7 1 - - 1
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 East of England region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 68 (45.95%) Windows
2 48 (32.43%) Active Directory
3 31 (20.95%) Microsoft
4 27 (18.24%) Windows 7
5 24 (16.22%) MS Office
6 21 (14.19%) VMware
6 21 (14.19%) Windows Server
7 20 (13.51%) SCCM
7 20 (13.51%) Cisco
8 17 (11.49%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (11.49%) LAN
8 17 (11.49%) ITIL
8 17 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (10.81%) WAN
10 15 (10.14%) Citrix
10 15 (10.14%) SLA
10 15 (10.14%) HP
10 15 (10.14%) Telecoms
11 13 (8.78%) Firewall
11 13 (8.78%) Avaya
11 13 (8.78%) MS Exchange
11 13 (8.78%) Security Cleared
11 13 (8.78%) Windows 8
12 12 (8.11%) MS Excel
12 12 (8.11%) Linux
12 12 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (8.11%) CCNA
13 11 (7.43%) Service Delivery

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (8.78%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (3.38%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (2.03%) IIS
5 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.35%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.35%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.68%) Apache
6 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.68%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 24 (16.22%) MS Office
2 12 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Traffica
2 1 (0.68%) assyst
2 1 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.68%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.68%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.08%) Office 365
2 3 (2.03%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.49%) LAN
2 16 (10.81%) WAN
3 13 (8.78%) Firewall
4 11 (7.43%) VoIP
5 10 (6.76%) TCP/IP
5 10 (6.76%) VPN
5 10 (6.76%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (5.41%) ISDN
6 8 (5.41%) SAN
7 6 (4.05%) Internet
7 6 (4.05%) Wireless
8 5 (3.38%) IP Telephony
8 5 (3.38%) IPv4
8 5 (3.38%) iSCSI
8 5 (3.38%) Network Security
8 5 (3.38%) VLAN
9 4 (2.70%) Broadband
9 4 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.03%) Intranet
10 3 (2.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.68%) MS Access
3 1 (0.68%) MySQL
3 1 (0.68%) OLAP
General
1 15 (10.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.70%) Back Office
2 4 (2.70%) Finance
2 4 (2.70%) Front Office
3 3 (2.03%) Local Government
3 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.68%) Advertising
4 1 (0.68%) Automotive
4 1 (0.68%) Billing
4 1 (0.68%) Marketing
4 1 (0.68%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.03%) .NET
1 3 (2.03%) Classic ASP
2 2 (1.35%) Middleware
2 2 (1.35%) WCF
3 1 (0.68%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.68%) HTML
3 1 (0.68%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.68%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.68%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) XML
3 1 (0.68%) XML Schema
3 1 (0.68%) XMPP
3 1 (0.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.38%) NHS
3 4 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.70%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.03%) Handset
5 2 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.68%) CCTV
6 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.68%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.68%) Informatics
6 1 (0.68%) iPad
6 1 (0.68%) IVR
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) PDA
6 1 (0.68%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.68%) Statistics
6 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 68 (45.95%) Windows
2 27 (18.24%) Windows 7
3 21 (14.19%) Windows Server
4 17 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (8.78%) Windows 8
6 12 (8.11%) Linux
7 8 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.38%) Android
8 5 (3.38%) Windows 10
8 5 (3.38%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.70%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.70%) CentOS
9 4 (2.70%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.70%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.03%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.03%) Unix
11 2 (1.35%) Solaris
12 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (11.49%) ITIL
2 11 (7.43%) Service Delivery
3 6 (4.05%) Time Management
4 5 (3.38%) Incident Management
5 4 (2.70%) Asset Management
5 4 (2.70%) Migration
5 4 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (2.03%) Data Analysis
6 3 (2.03%) High Availability
6 3 (2.03%) Information Security
6 3 (2.03%) Network Design
6 3 (2.03%) Network Management
6 3 (2.03%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (2.03%) Software Deployment
7 2 (1.35%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (1.35%) Capacity Management
7 2 (1.35%) Change Management
7 2 (1.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (1.35%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (1.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.08%) SQL
2 5 (3.38%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.70%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.35%) Java
4 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.68%) C#
5 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (11.49%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (8.78%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.11%) CCNA
3 12 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (7.43%) SC Cleared
5 9 (6.08%) Degree
5 9 (6.08%) MCP
5 9 (6.08%) MCSE
6 4 (2.70%) A+ Certification
7 3 (2.03%) CCA
7 3 (2.03%) CCNP
7 3 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.35%) MCITP
8 2 (1.35%) MCTS
8 2 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.68%) CCENT
9 1 (0.68%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) MCSA
9 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.05%) vSphere
2 6 (4.05%) XenApp
2 6 (4.05%) XenDesktop
3 4 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.03%) XenServer
5 2 (1.35%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.68%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.68%) Firmware
6 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (13.51%) SCCM
2 5 (3.38%) WSUS
3 4 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.03%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.68%) Kibana
5 1 (0.68%) Nagios
5 1 (0.68%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.68%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.68%) WMI
5 1 (0.68%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 31 (20.95%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.19%) VMware
3 20 (13.51%) Cisco
4 15 (10.14%) Citrix
4 15 (10.14%) HP
5 13 (8.78%) Avaya
6 9 (6.08%) Apple
6 9 (6.08%) Juniper
7 8 (5.41%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.73%) Dell
9 5 (3.38%) Mitel
9 5 (3.38%) Oracle
9 5 (3.38%) Veeam
10 4 (2.70%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.35%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.35%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.35%) Huawei
11 2 (1.35%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.35%) Nortel
11 2 (1.35%) Symantec
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