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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 63 81 51
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 70 72 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.73% 2.31% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 2.43% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 70
Median daily rate £190 £180 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £206 £213
% change year-on-year
+26.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 17
Median hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £13.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £29.00 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.32 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-8.08% +5.29%
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
2440 2969 2818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.24% 95.07% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1408 1806 1643
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 240 233
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.32 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 July 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 27 July 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 +10 23 £205 +70.83% 10
Essex +18 20 £260 -5.45% 3
Cambridgeshire +18 17 £170 -32.00% 7
Norfolk -6 7 £168 -5.63%
Bedfordshire 0 2 £525 +82.60% 1
Suffolk -3 2 £245 +36.11%
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 76 (52.05%) Windows
2 52 (35.62%) Active Directory
3 36 (24.66%) Windows 7
4 33 (22.60%) Microsoft
5 27 (18.49%) MS Office
6 26 (17.81%) VMware
7 23 (15.75%) Windows Server
7 23 (15.75%) SCCM
8 21 (14.38%) SLA
9 19 (13.01%) LAN
9 19 (13.01%) Windows 8
10 18 (12.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (12.33%) WAN
10 18 (12.33%) Cisco
11 17 (11.64%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (11.64%) ITIL
12 16 (10.96%) Citrix
13 15 (10.27%) Telecoms
14 14 (9.59%) Security Cleared
14 14 (9.59%) Service Delivery
14 14 (9.59%) Apple
14 14 (9.59%) MS Excel
15 13 (8.90%) HP
15 13 (8.90%) Linux
15 13 (8.90%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (8.90%) Avaya
16 12 (8.22%) CCNA
16 12 (8.22%) MCSE
16 12 (8.22%) SQL

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 12 (8.22%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.53%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.48%) IIS
4 5 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.05%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.37%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.68%) Apache
8 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.68%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (18.49%) MS Office
2 14 (9.59%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Traffica
2 2 (1.37%) assyst
3 1 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.68%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.68%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.48%) Office 365
2 3 (2.05%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.01%) LAN
2 18 (12.33%) WAN
3 11 (7.53%) Firewall
4 10 (6.85%) VoIP
4 10 (6.85%) VPN
5 9 (6.16%) SAN
5 9 (6.16%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (5.48%) DNS
6 8 (5.48%) ISDN
6 8 (5.48%) TCP/IP
7 7 (4.79%) Internet
8 6 (4.11%) Wireless
9 5 (3.42%) IPv4
9 5 (3.42%) iSCSI
9 5 (3.42%) Network Security
9 5 (3.42%) VLAN
10 4 (2.74%) Broadband
10 4 (2.74%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.05%) DHCP
11 3 (2.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.68%) MS Access
3 1 (0.68%) MySQL
3 1 (0.68%) OLAP
General
1 15 (10.27%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.79%) Finance
3 5 (3.42%) Back Office
4 4 (2.74%) Front Office
5 3 (2.05%) Local Government
6 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Billing
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.05%) Classic ASP
2 2 (1.37%) .NET
2 2 (1.37%) HTML
2 2 (1.37%) Middleware
2 2 (1.37%) WCF
2 2 (1.37%) XML
3 1 (0.68%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.68%) Ajax
3 1 (0.68%) CSS
3 1 (0.68%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.68%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.68%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) XML Schema
3 1 (0.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.11%) NHS
3 5 (3.42%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.42%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.37%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.37%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.37%) Handset
4 2 (1.37%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.37%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.68%) CCTV
5 1 (0.68%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.68%) Informatics
5 1 (0.68%) iPad
5 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.68%) PDA
5 1 (0.68%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.68%) Statistics
5 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 76 (52.05%) Windows
2 36 (24.66%) Windows 7
3 23 (15.75%) Windows Server
4 19 (13.01%) Windows 8
5 18 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (12.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (8.90%) Linux
7 10 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (6.16%) Apple iOS
9 8 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (5.48%) Windows Vista
10 7 (4.79%) Mac OS
11 5 (3.42%) Android
11 5 (3.42%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.74%) CentOS
12 4 (2.74%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.74%) Unix
13 3 (2.05%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.37%) Solaris
15 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (11.64%) ITIL
2 14 (9.59%) Service Delivery
3 7 (4.79%) Software Deployment
4 6 (4.11%) Information Security
4 6 (4.11%) Time Management
5 5 (3.42%) CRM
5 5 (3.42%) Incident Management
6 4 (2.74%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (2.05%) Data Analysis
7 3 (2.05%) High Availability
7 3 (2.05%) Network Design
7 3 (2.05%) Network Management
7 3 (2.05%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (2.05%) Service Management
8 2 (1.37%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (1.37%) Migration
8 2 (1.37%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (1.37%) Performance Management
8 2 (1.37%) Software Engineering
8 2 (1.37%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.22%) SQL
2 5 (3.42%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.74%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.05%) C
5 2 (1.37%) Java
5 2 (1.37%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.68%) C++
6 1 (0.68%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.68%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.68%) PHP
6 1 (0.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (11.64%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (9.59%) Security Cleared
3 13 (8.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (8.22%) CCNA
4 12 (8.22%) MCSE
5 10 (6.85%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.16%) MCP
7 4 (2.74%) CCA
7 4 (2.74%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (2.74%) Degree
8 2 (1.37%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.37%) CCNP
8 2 (1.37%) MCSA
9 1 (0.68%) CCENT
9 1 (0.68%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) MCITP
9 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.38%) SLA
2 4 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 52 (35.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.79%) vSphere
4 6 (4.11%) XenApp
4 6 (4.11%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.42%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.74%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.05%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (2.05%) XenServer
8 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.68%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (15.75%) SCCM
2 7 (4.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (3.42%) WSUS
4 3 (2.05%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.68%) Kibana
5 1 (0.68%) Nagios
5 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.68%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.68%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.68%) WMI
5 1 (0.68%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 33 (22.60%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.81%) VMware
3 18 (12.33%) Cisco
4 16 (10.96%) Citrix
5 14 (9.59%) Apple
6 13 (8.90%) Avaya
6 13 (8.90%) HP
7 8 (5.48%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.79%) Juniper
9 6 (4.11%) Dell
10 5 (3.42%) Mitel
10 5 (3.42%) Oracle
10 5 (3.42%) Veeam
11 4 (2.74%) Symantec
12 2 (1.37%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.37%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.37%) Huawei
12 2 (1.37%) Lotus
12 2 (1.37%) Nokia
12 2 (1.37%) Nortel
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