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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 52 67 50
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 83 77 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.31% 2.77% 3.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 2.90% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 41 54
Median daily rate £189 £195 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.20% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £338 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £208
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 12
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.43 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.45% -13.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £10.59 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 £40.00 £25.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.82
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +1.13%
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
2409 2654 2756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.17% 95.57% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1360 1494 1529
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 239 226
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
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
Hertfordshire +13 28 £220 +83.33% 14
Cambridgeshire +10 22 £135 -43.15% 13
Norfolk -1 12 £190 +7.04% 1
Essex -1 10 £299 +19.50% 4
Bedfordshire +2 7 £150 -28.14% 3
Suffolk -6 5 £190 +5.55% 2
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 80 (60.15%) Windows
2 58 (43.61%) Active Directory
3 41 (30.83%) Windows 7
4 37 (27.82%) Microsoft
5 25 (18.80%) MS Office
6 24 (18.05%) ITIL
7 22 (16.54%) SCCM
7 22 (16.54%) VMware
8 21 (15.79%) Citrix
9 20 (15.04%) SLA
10 18 (13.53%) LAN
10 18 (13.53%) Windows Server
10 18 (13.53%) Windows 8
11 16 (12.03%) WAN
11 16 (12.03%) TCP/IP
11 16 (12.03%) Cisco
12 15 (11.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (10.53%) MS Exchange
13 14 (10.53%) Service Delivery
14 13 (9.77%) Firewall
14 13 (9.77%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (9.77%) Apple
14 13 (9.77%) MS Excel
14 13 (9.77%) Security Cleared
14 13 (9.77%) Office 365
15 12 (9.02%) SharePoint
15 12 (9.02%) DNS
16 11 (8.27%) Telecoms
16 11 (8.27%) Avaya
16 11 (8.27%) VPN

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 14 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.02%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.26%) IIS
3 7 (5.26%) Skype for Business
4 6 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (3.01%) IBM Notes
6 4 (3.01%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.26%) IBM Domino
8 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.75%) Apache
9 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (18.80%) MS Office
2 13 (9.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.75%) assyst
2 1 (0.75%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.75%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.77%) Office 365
2 3 (2.26%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.53%) LAN
2 16 (12.03%) TCP/IP
2 16 (12.03%) WAN
3 13 (9.77%) Firewall
4 12 (9.02%) DNS
5 11 (8.27%) VPN
6 8 (6.02%) Wireless
7 7 (5.26%) Network Security
7 7 (5.26%) VoIP
8 6 (4.51%) ISDN
9 5 (3.76%) DHCP
9 5 (3.76%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (3.01%) Broadband
10 4 (3.01%) Internet
11 3 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.26%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.26%) SAN
12 2 (1.50%) 2G
12 2 (1.50%) RNC
12 2 (1.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.75%) MS Access
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (8.27%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.02%) Finance
3 3 (2.26%) Local Government
4 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.75%) Back Office
4 1 (0.75%) Marketing
4 1 (0.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.26%) Classic ASP
1 3 (2.26%) XML
2 2 (1.50%) .NET
2 2 (1.50%) HTML
2 2 (1.50%) WCF
3 1 (0.75%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.75%) Ajax
3 1 (0.75%) CSS
3 1 (0.75%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.75%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.75%) XML Schema
3 1 (0.75%) XSLT
3 1 (0.75%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 5 (3.76%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.76%) NHS
3 4 (3.01%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.26%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.50%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.50%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.50%) Handset
5 2 (1.50%) iPad
5 2 (1.50%) iPhone
5 2 (1.50%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.50%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.75%) e-Health
6 1 (0.75%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.75%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.75%) Informatics
6 1 (0.75%) PDA
6 1 (0.75%) User Experience
6 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 80 (60.15%) Windows
2 41 (30.83%) Windows 7
3 18 (13.53%) Windows 8
3 18 (13.53%) Windows Server
4 15 (11.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (6.77%) Apple iOS
7 8 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (6.02%) Windows Vista
8 7 (5.26%) Linux
8 7 (5.26%) Mac OS
9 6 (4.51%) Android
9 6 (4.51%) Unix
9 6 (4.51%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.76%) Windows 10
11 3 (2.26%) Solaris
11 3 (2.26%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.05%) ITIL
2 14 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 7 (5.26%) Software Deployment
4 6 (4.51%) Information Security
5 5 (3.76%) CRM
5 5 (3.76%) High Availability
5 5 (3.76%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (3.01%) Network Design
6 4 (3.01%) Software Engineering
7 3 (2.26%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.26%) ITIL V3
7 3 (2.26%) Network Management
8 2 (1.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (1.50%) Capacity Management
8 2 (1.50%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (1.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.50%) E-Commerce
8 2 (1.50%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (1.50%) Performance Management
8 2 (1.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.02%) SQL
2 5 (3.76%) C
3 4 (3.01%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.26%) C++
4 3 (2.26%) Embedded C
4 3 (2.26%) Embedded C++
4 3 (2.26%) Java
5 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.75%) PHP
6 1 (0.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (9.77%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (9.77%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.52%) CCNA
2 10 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.77%) MCSE
3 9 (6.77%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.51%) MCP
5 5 (3.76%) Degree
6 3 (2.26%) MCSA
7 2 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.50%) CCA
7 2 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.75%) CCENT
8 1 (0.75%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.75%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.75%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.75%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.04%) SLA
2 3 (2.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 58 (43.61%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.26%) XenApp
4 4 (3.01%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.01%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (2.26%) MetaFrame
5 3 (2.26%) XenServer
6 2 (1.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.50%) vSphere
7 1 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (16.54%) SCCM
2 7 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.26%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.50%) SCOM
5 1 (0.75%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.75%) Kibana
5 1 (0.75%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.75%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.75%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.75%) WMI
5 1 (0.75%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 37 (27.82%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.54%) VMware
3 21 (15.79%) Citrix
4 16 (12.03%) Cisco
5 13 (9.77%) Apple
6 11 (8.27%) Avaya
6 11 (8.27%) HP
7 8 (6.02%) Symantec
8 6 (4.51%) Juniper
9 4 (3.01%) Lotus
10 2 (1.50%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.50%) Huawei
10 2 (1.50%) IBM
10 2 (1.50%) Mitel
10 2 (1.50%) Nortel
10 2 (1.50%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.75%) Computacenter
11 1 (0.75%) Veeam
11 1 (0.75%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.75%) Wyse
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