The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 66 42 73
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 81 87 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.57% 3.86% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.76% 4.13% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 37 21
Average daily rate £190 £253 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.75% +129.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £146 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £315 £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £119.25 £19.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2938 2107 2938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.18% 93.56% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1639 1079 1416
Average daily rate £370 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 246 307
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -27.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Support Engineer
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +4 32 £160 -46.66% 12
Essex -9 21 £300 +14.28% 2
Cambridgeshire -40 15 £325 +26.21% 15
Bedfordshire -13 7 £200 +6.66% 5
Suffolk -5 6 - - 3
Norfolk +12 5 £171 -32.84% 1
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 96 (63.58%) Windows
2 68 (45.03%) Microsoft
3 46 (30.46%) Active Directory
4 38 (25.17%) MS Excel
4 38 (25.17%) Windows 7
5 37 (24.50%) MS Office
6 35 (23.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (22.52%) MS Exchange
8 30 (19.87%) VMware
9 28 (18.54%) SQL
10 26 (17.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (15.89%) Linux
11 24 (15.89%) Citrix
12 23 (15.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (15.23%) Windows XP
13 21 (13.91%) MCSE
14 19 (12.58%) Oracle
15 18 (11.92%) Cisco
16 17 (11.26%) Blackberry
16 17 (11.26%) Security Cleared
17 16 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure
17 16 (10.60%) SC Cleared
17 16 (10.60%) HP
17 16 (10.60%) TCP/IP
17 16 (10.60%) ITIL
18 15 (9.93%) SAN
19 13 (8.61%) Solaris
19 13 (8.61%) SharePoint
19 13 (8.61%) Finance
19 13 (8.61%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 34 (22.52%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.61%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (5.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (4.64%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.99%) Apache
6 3 (1.99%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.99%) IIS
7 2 (1.32%) Documentum
7 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.66%) Lync
8 1 (0.66%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.66%) CMS
Applications
1 38 (25.17%) MS Excel
2 37 (24.50%) MS Office
3 13 (8.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.32%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.30%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.60%) TCP/IP
2 15 (9.93%) SAN
3 11 (7.28%) Firewall
4 9 (5.96%) DNS
5 6 (3.97%) VoIP
6 5 (3.31%) LAN
6 5 (3.31%) WAN
6 5 (3.31%) DHCP
7 4 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.65%) VPN
7 4 (2.65%) Internet
8 3 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.99%) Broadband
8 3 (1.99%) VLAN
8 3 (1.99%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.66%) Wireless
9 1 (0.66%) OSPF
9 1 (0.66%) DSL
9 1 (0.66%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.65%) MS Access
3 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.99%) Cognos Impromptu
4 3 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.32%) Subversion
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 13 (8.61%) Finance
2 8 (5.30%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.31%) Legal
4 2 (1.32%) Military
4 2 (1.32%) Retail
4 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.66%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.66%) MSMQ
1 1 (0.66%) XMPP
1 1 (0.66%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.26%) Blackberry
2 6 (3.97%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.65%) iSeries
3 4 (2.65%) AS400
4 3 (1.99%) EPoS
4 3 (1.99%) Clustering
5 2 (1.32%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.32%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.66%) NHS
6 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.66%) PDA
6 1 (0.66%) iPad
6 1 (0.66%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (0.66%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 96 (63.58%) Windows
2 38 (25.17%) Windows 7
3 35 (23.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (17.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (15.89%) Linux
6 23 (15.23%) Windows XP
7 13 (8.61%) Solaris
8 12 (7.95%) UNIX
9 9 (5.96%) Windows 8
10 7 (4.64%) AIX
11 6 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (2.65%) Android
13 3 (1.99%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.32%) Debian
14 2 (1.32%) VMS
15 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.66%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (10.60%) ITIL
2 9 (5.96%) Service Management
2 9 (5.96%) Change Management
2 9 (5.96%) Configuration Management
2 9 (5.96%) Incident Management
2 9 (5.96%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (5.30%) Project Management
4 5 (3.31%) Service Delivery
5 4 (2.65%) Migration
5 4 (2.65%) Information Security
5 4 (2.65%) Quality Management
5 4 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (2.65%) Capacity Management
5 4 (2.65%) Change Control
6 3 (1.99%) CRM
6 3 (1.99%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.32%) Load Balancing
7 2 (1.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (1.32%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (1.32%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.54%) SQL
2 4 (2.65%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.32%) Java
3 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.66%) PHP
4 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.66%) VBScript
4 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (15.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (13.91%) MCSE
3 17 (11.26%) Security Cleared
4 16 (10.60%) SC Cleared
5 12 (7.95%) A+ Certification
6 11 (7.28%) MCP
7 6 (3.97%) CCNA
7 6 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.65%) MCITP
9 3 (1.99%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.32%) Degree
10 2 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.32%) MCDST
10 2 (1.32%) MCSA
10 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.66%) NCDA
11 1 (0.66%) NCIE
11 1 (0.66%) CCA
11 1 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.95%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (30.46%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.62%) vSphere
4 9 (5.96%) XenApp
5 7 (4.64%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.65%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.66%) XenServer
7 1 (0.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (6.62%) SCCM
2 7 (4.64%) Tivoli
2 7 (4.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (3.31%) WSUS
4 4 (2.65%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.66%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.66%) SCOM
Vendors
1 68 (45.03%) Microsoft
2 30 (19.87%) VMware
3 24 (15.89%) Citrix
4 19 (12.58%) Oracle
5 18 (11.92%) Cisco
6 16 (10.60%) HP
7 9 (5.96%) IBM
8 8 (5.30%) Avaya
8 8 (5.30%) NetApp
9 7 (4.64%) Lotus
10 5 (3.31%) McAfee
10 5 (3.31%) Symantec
10 5 (3.31%) Dell
11 4 (2.65%) Altiris
11 4 (2.65%) Sun
11 4 (2.65%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.65%) BMC
12 3 (1.99%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.99%) EMC
13 2 (1.32%) Wyse
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