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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 85 74 71
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 57 74 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.88% 2.39% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 2.56% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 13
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£160 £190 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £363 £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £208 £225
% change year-on-year
- -7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 21
Average hourly rate £15.86 £15.88 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.09% +5.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £26.10 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
2840 2895 2248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.92% 93.60% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1670 1735 1104
Average daily rate £376 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 227 217
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +11 25 £120 -25.00% 10
Cambridgeshire -18 14 £160 -13.51% 5
Essex -4 8 £135 -22.85% 4
Bedfordshire +9 5 £250 -31.03% 3
Norfolk +4 5 £250 +42.85% 1
Suffolk +5 2 £250 +31.57% 3
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 86 (69.35%) Windows
2 47 (37.90%) Active Directory
3 39 (31.45%) Microsoft
4 37 (29.84%) Windows 7
5 31 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 28 (22.58%) VMware
7 22 (17.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (16.13%) ITIL
8 20 (16.13%) Cisco
8 20 (16.13%) MS Exchange
9 19 (15.32%) Citrix
10 18 (14.52%) SLA
10 18 (14.52%) MS Office
11 15 (12.10%) Windows XP
12 14 (11.29%) SCCM
13 12 (9.68%) Firewall
13 12 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (9.68%) Linux
13 12 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (8.87%) SharePoint
14 11 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (8.87%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (8.06%) SQL
16 9 (7.26%) Telecoms
16 9 (7.26%) Office 365
17 8 (6.45%) SC Cleared
17 8 (6.45%) Security Cleared
17 8 (6.45%) Management Information System
17 8 (6.45%) Migration
17 8 (6.45%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 20 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.87%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.03%) Lync
3 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.23%) Zope
4 4 (3.23%) Plone
4 4 (3.23%) Apache
4 4 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.42%) IIS
5 3 (2.42%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.61%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (14.52%) MS Office
3 3 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.61%) Agresso
2 2 (1.61%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.81%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.26%) Office 365
2 1 (0.81%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.68%) Firewall
2 8 (6.45%) LAN
2 8 (6.45%) DNS
3 7 (5.65%) SAN
3 7 (5.65%) DHCP
3 7 (5.65%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (4.84%) WAN
5 5 (4.03%) Internet
5 5 (4.03%) VPN
6 4 (3.23%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.42%) ISDN
7 3 (2.42%) Intranet
7 3 (2.42%) VLAN
7 3 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.61%) Wireless
8 2 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.61%) OSPF
8 2 (1.61%) RFID
8 2 (1.61%) LDAP
8 2 (1.61%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.81%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MSI
1 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 9 (7.26%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.84%) Finance
3 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.42%) XMPP
2 2 (1.61%) .NET
3 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.42%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.42%) NHS
3 3 (2.42%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.61%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.61%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.61%) CCTV
5 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.81%) EPoS
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.81%) Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 86 (69.35%) Windows
2 37 (29.84%) Windows 7
3 22 (17.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (12.10%) Windows XP
5 12 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (9.68%) Linux
6 11 (8.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (6.45%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.23%) Debian
8 4 (3.23%) Android
9 2 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.61%) Solaris
9 2 (1.61%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.81%) SUSE
10 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.13%) ITIL
2 8 (6.45%) Migration
3 6 (4.84%) CRM
3 6 (4.84%) Project Management
3 6 (4.84%) Service Delivery
3 6 (4.84%) Change Management
4 5 (4.03%) Change Control
5 4 (3.23%) Coaching
5 4 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.42%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.42%) ITSM
6 3 (2.42%) Workflow
6 3 (2.42%) Fault Management
6 3 (2.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (1.61%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.61%) Data Protection
7 2 (1.61%) Information Architecture
7 2 (1.61%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (1.61%) Release Management
7 2 (1.61%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.06%) SQL
2 5 (4.03%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.23%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.23%) Python
4 2 (1.61%) C
5 1 (0.81%) Perl
5 1 (0.81%) VB
5 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.45%) MCSE
2 8 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 8 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.03%) CCNP
3 5 (4.03%) CCNA
3 5 (4.03%) Degree
4 4 (3.23%) LPIC
5 3 (2.42%) A+ Certification
5 3 (2.42%) MCP
6 2 (1.61%) MCSA
6 2 (1.61%) CCIE
6 2 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.61%) MCITP
7 1 (0.81%) MCDST
7 1 (0.81%) CCVP
7 1 (0.81%) CCA
7 1 (0.81%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 47 (37.90%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.03%) XenApp
4 4 (3.23%) Xen
5 3 (2.42%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.61%) XenServer
6 2 (1.61%) vSphere
6 2 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.61%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.81%) NDS
7 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.81%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 14 (11.29%) SCCM
2 5 (4.03%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.42%) SCOM
4 2 (1.61%) WSUS
4 2 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.81%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.81%) Cacti
5 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.81%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 39 (31.45%) Microsoft
2 28 (22.58%) VMware
3 20 (16.13%) Cisco
4 19 (15.32%) Citrix
5 6 (4.84%) Oracle
5 6 (4.84%) HP
5 6 (4.84%) Symantec
6 5 (4.03%) Avaya
7 4 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.23%) SAP
7 4 (3.23%) IBM
8 3 (2.42%) Dell
8 3 (2.42%) Hitachi
8 3 (2.42%) Remedy
8 3 (2.42%) Lotus
8 3 (2.42%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.61%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (1.61%) Wyse
9 2 (1.61%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.61%) CommVault
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