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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 73 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 51 72 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.01% 3.11% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 3.34% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 40 35
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£175 £170 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £403 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £195 £250
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 17
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.44 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% -17.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £10.13 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.38 £27.07 £25.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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
2412 2158 2290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.07% 93.18% 93.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1453 1160 1206
Average daily rate £388 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 247 233
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.55 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Hertfordshire +1 16 £140 -12.50% 12
Bedfordshire -10 11 £219 -14.21% 1
Cambridgeshire -22 10 £188 -19.35% 9
Essex +3 8 - - 6
Norfolk -1 4 £175 +52.17% 2
Suffolk -3 2 £120 -40.00% 2
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 71 (69.61%) Windows
2 40 (39.22%) Active Directory
3 33 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 29 (28.43%) Windows 7
5 26 (25.49%) MS Office
6 22 (21.57%) Windows XP
7 21 (20.59%) MS Excel
8 18 (17.65%) Cisco
8 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (16.67%) VMware
10 16 (15.69%) MS Exchange
10 16 (15.69%) SLA
11 14 (13.73%) DNS
11 14 (13.73%) LAN
11 14 (13.73%) ITIL
12 13 (12.75%) WAN
12 13 (12.75%) DHCP
13 12 (11.76%) VPN
14 11 (10.78%) Linux
14 11 (10.78%) SAN
14 11 (10.78%) SCCM
15 10 (9.80%) Windows 8
15 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (9.80%) TCP/IP
15 10 (9.80%) Firewall
16 9 (8.82%) Citrix
16 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
17 8 (7.84%) Symantec
17 8 (7.84%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (15.69%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.92%) Lync
4 4 (3.92%) IIS
5 3 (2.94%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (25.49%) MS Office
2 21 (20.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.98%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.98%) MS Project
3 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (1.96%) Route 53
3 1 (0.98%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.73%) DNS
1 14 (13.73%) LAN
2 13 (12.75%) WAN
2 13 (12.75%) DHCP
3 12 (11.76%) VPN
4 11 (10.78%) SAN
5 10 (9.80%) TCP/IP
5 10 (9.80%) Firewall
6 8 (7.84%) VoIP
7 4 (3.92%) Wireless
8 3 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.94%) FTP
8 3 (2.94%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (2.94%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.96%) VLAN
9 2 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.96%) Internet
10 1 (0.98%) IPsec
10 1 (0.98%) DSL
10 1 (0.98%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.94%) Legal
3 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.96%) Finance
4 1 (0.98%) Military
4 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.96%) Application Packaging
1 2 (1.96%) Web Services
2 1 (0.98%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Blackberry
1 7 (6.86%) NHS
2 3 (2.94%) Thin Client
2 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.98%) Handset
4 1 (0.98%) e-Health
4 1 (0.98%) CLARiiON
4 1 (0.98%) Clustering
4 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.98%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 71 (69.61%) Windows
2 29 (28.43%) Windows 7
3 22 (21.57%) Windows XP
4 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (10.78%) Linux
6 10 (9.80%) Windows 8
7 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.90%) Windows Vista
10 4 (3.92%) Android
10 4 (3.92%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.94%) CentOS
12 2 (1.96%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.98%) UNIX
13 1 (0.98%) VMS
13 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.73%) ITIL
2 4 (3.92%) Load Balancing
3 3 (2.94%) E-Commerce
3 3 (2.94%) Database Security
3 3 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (2.94%) Coaching
4 2 (1.96%) Incident Management
4 2 (1.96%) Web Development
4 2 (1.96%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (1.96%) Project Management
4 2 (1.96%) Migration
4 2 (1.96%) HOOD
5 1 (0.98%) ITSM
5 1 (0.98%) Service Management
5 1 (0.98%) Service Delivery
5 1 (0.98%) Logistics
5 1 (0.98%) Change Control
5 1 (0.98%) Software Deployment
5 1 (0.98%) OpenUP
5 1 (0.98%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.90%) SQL
1 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.86%) MCSE
3 6 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.88%) CCNA
4 5 (4.90%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.90%) MCITP
5 4 (3.92%) MCP
6 3 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.94%) Degree
7 1 (0.98%) MCTS
7 1 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.98%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.98%) MCSA
7 1 (0.98%) HNC
7 1 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.69%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (39.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.88%) vSphere
3 5 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.94%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.96%) XenApp
5 2 (1.96%) XenServer
5 2 (1.96%) Firmware
6 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (10.78%) SCCM
2 7 (6.86%) SCOM
3 3 (2.94%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (2.94%) WSUS
4 2 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.98%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.98%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.98%) SAP Afaria
5 1 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 33 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (17.65%) Cisco
3 17 (16.67%) VMware
4 9 (8.82%) Citrix
5 8 (7.84%) Symantec
6 6 (5.88%) Altiris
7 5 (4.90%) HP
8 4 (3.92%) Oracle
8 4 (3.92%) Avaya
8 4 (3.92%) Wyse
9 3 (2.94%) Apple
9 3 (2.94%) CommVault
9 3 (2.94%) Lotus
9 3 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.94%) EMC
10 2 (1.96%) Kerio
10 2 (1.96%) NetApp
10 2 (1.96%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.96%) McAfee
10 2 (1.96%) Sophos
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