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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 58 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 77 79 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.04% 2.68% 3.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 2.82% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 65
Median daily rate £160 £200 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £298
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £215 £213
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 15
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.15 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £39.85 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.60 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
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
2430 2806 2743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.97% 95.34% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 1674 1565
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 241 229
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.23 £41.12 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +18 24 £220 +83.33% 12
Cambridgeshire +16 20 £120 -52.00% 10
Essex +14 18 £260 +4.00% 2
Norfolk -9 8 £126 -30.00%
Bedfordshire +4 5 £140 -30.00% 1
Suffolk -11 3 £190 +5.55%
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 72 (52.17%) Windows
2 54 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 35 (25.36%) Windows 7
4 32 (23.19%) Microsoft
5 23 (16.67%) VMware
6 22 (15.94%) ITIL
6 22 (15.94%) MS Office
7 21 (15.22%) SLA
7 21 (15.22%) SCCM
8 19 (13.77%) Windows 8
9 18 (13.04%) Windows Server
10 17 (12.32%) Cisco
10 17 (12.32%) LAN
10 17 (12.32%) Citrix
11 16 (11.59%) WAN
11 16 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (11.59%) Security Cleared
12 15 (10.87%) MS Excel
12 15 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (10.14%) Telecoms
13 14 (10.14%) Service Delivery
14 13 (9.42%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (9.42%) Avaya
14 13 (9.42%) Apple
14 13 (9.42%) MS Exchange
15 12 (8.70%) HP
15 12 (8.70%) SharePoint
15 12 (8.70%) MCSE
16 11 (7.97%) Linux
16 11 (7.97%) 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 13 (9.42%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.80%) IIS
4 5 (3.62%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.90%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.90%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.17%) IBM Domino
6 3 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.45%) Apache
7 2 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.45%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (15.94%) MS Office
2 15 (10.87%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) LabWindows
2 2 (1.45%) assyst
2 2 (1.45%) Traffica
3 1 (0.72%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.72%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.97%) Office 365
2 3 (2.17%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.32%) LAN
2 16 (11.59%) WAN
3 11 (7.97%) DNS
3 11 (7.97%) VPN
4 10 (7.25%) Firewall
5 9 (6.52%) ISDN
5 9 (6.52%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.52%) VoIP
6 8 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (4.35%) Network Security
7 6 (4.35%) Wireless
8 5 (3.62%) Internet
8 5 (3.62%) IPv4
9 4 (2.90%) Broadband
9 4 (2.90%) DHCP
9 4 (2.90%) IP Telephony
9 4 (2.90%) SAN
10 3 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.45%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (1.45%) Node B
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.72%) MS Access
3 1 (0.72%) MySQL
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (10.14%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.07%) Finance
3 3 (2.17%) Local Government
4 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.72%) Automotive
5 1 (0.72%) Back Office
5 1 (0.72%) Billing
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.17%) Classic ASP
1 3 (2.17%) XML
2 2 (1.45%) .NET
2 2 (1.45%) HTML
2 2 (1.45%) Middleware
2 2 (1.45%) WCF
3 1 (0.72%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.72%) Ajax
3 1 (0.72%) CSS
3 1 (0.72%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.72%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.72%) Web Services
3 1 (0.72%) XML Schema
3 1 (0.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.62%) Driving Licence
2 5 (3.62%) NHS
3 4 (2.90%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.17%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.45%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.45%) Handset
5 2 (1.45%) iPad
5 2 (1.45%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.72%) e-Health
6 1 (0.72%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.72%) Informatics
6 1 (0.72%) PDA
6 1 (0.72%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.72%) Statistics
6 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (52.17%) Windows
2 35 (25.36%) Windows 7
3 19 (13.77%) Windows 8
4 18 (13.04%) Windows Server
5 16 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (7.97%) Linux
6 11 (7.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (6.52%) Apple iOS
8 8 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (5.80%) Windows Vista
9 7 (5.07%) Mac OS
9 7 (5.07%) Unix
10 5 (3.62%) Android
10 5 (3.62%) Solaris
10 5 (3.62%) Windows 10
11 4 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.17%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.72%) CentOS
14 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.94%) ITIL
2 14 (10.14%) Service Delivery
3 7 (5.07%) Software Deployment
4 6 (4.35%) Information Security
5 5 (3.62%) CRM
5 5 (3.62%) High Availability
5 5 (3.62%) Incident Management
5 5 (3.62%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (2.90%) Network Design
6 4 (2.90%) Software Engineering
7 3 (2.17%) ITIL V3
7 3 (2.17%) Network Management
7 3 (2.17%) Service Management
7 3 (2.17%) Time Management
8 2 (1.45%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (1.45%) Capacity Management
8 2 (1.45%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (1.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.45%) Performance Management
8 2 (1.45%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.52%) SQL
2 6 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 5 (3.62%) C
4 3 (2.17%) C++
4 3 (2.17%) Embedded C
4 3 (2.17%) Embedded C++
4 3 (2.17%) Java
5 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.72%) PHP
6 1 (0.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (11.59%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (9.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (8.70%) MCSE
5 11 (7.97%) CCNA
5 11 (7.97%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.80%) MCP
7 5 (3.62%) Degree
8 3 (2.17%) CCA
8 3 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.17%) MCSA
9 2 (1.45%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.72%) CCENT
10 1 (0.72%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.72%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.72%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.72%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.22%) SLA
2 4 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 54 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.35%) XenApp
4 4 (2.90%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.90%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (2.17%) vSphere
5 3 (2.17%) XenServer
6 2 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (1.45%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (15.22%) SCCM
2 7 (5.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.17%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (1.45%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.72%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.72%) Kibana
5 1 (0.72%) SCOM
5 1 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.72%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.72%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.72%) WMI
5 1 (0.72%) WSUS
5 1 (0.72%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 32 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.67%) VMware
3 17 (12.32%) Cisco
3 17 (12.32%) Citrix
4 13 (9.42%) Apple
4 13 (9.42%) Avaya
5 12 (8.70%) HP
6 7 (5.07%) Juniper
7 6 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.35%) Symantec
8 5 (3.62%) Mitel
8 5 (3.62%) Oracle
9 4 (2.90%) Lotus
10 2 (1.45%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.45%) Dell
10 2 (1.45%) Huawei
10 2 (1.45%) IBM
10 2 (1.45%) Nortel
10 2 (1.45%) Veeam
11 1 (0.72%) WorldPay
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