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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 53 55 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 77 82 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.03% 3.07% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 3.18% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 40
Average daily rate £173 £185 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £104 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £338 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £11.30 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £97.90 £40.00 £43.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
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
2452 2575 2901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.61% 96.37% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1427 1428 1626
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 240 207
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +8 24 £115 -42.50% 9
Hertfordshire +10 23 £233 +66.07% 3
Norfolk -2 12 £275 +27.90%
Essex +2 9 £250 - 3
Bedfordshire -1 6 £145 +45.00% 1
Suffolk -7 3 £155 -15.64% 3
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 82 (61.65%) Windows
2 62 (46.62%) Active Directory
3 42 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 42 (31.58%) Windows 7
4 25 (18.80%) MS Office
5 22 (16.54%) VMware
6 21 (15.79%) ITIL
7 20 (15.04%) SLA
7 20 (15.04%) Cisco
7 20 (15.04%) SCCM
8 17 (12.78%) Citrix
8 17 (12.78%) LAN
9 16 (12.03%) Windows 8
9 16 (12.03%) MS Exchange
9 16 (12.03%) MS Excel
10 15 (11.28%) TCP/IP
11 14 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (10.53%) WAN
11 14 (10.53%) Office 365
12 13 (9.77%) Windows Server
12 13 (9.77%) DNS
12 13 (9.77%) SharePoint
12 13 (9.77%) Firewall
12 13 (9.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (9.02%) Apple
14 11 (8.27%) Service Delivery
15 10 (7.52%) Telecoms
15 10 (7.52%) CCNA
15 10 (7.52%) Security Cleared
16 9 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 16 (12.03%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.77%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.02%) Skype for Business
4 7 (5.26%) IIS
5 5 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.76%) 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%) 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 16 (12.03%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.75%) assyst
2 1 (0.75%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.53%) Office 365
2 2 (1.50%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.78%) LAN
2 15 (11.28%) TCP/IP
3 14 (10.53%) WAN
4 13 (9.77%) DNS
4 13 (9.77%) Firewall
5 9 (6.77%) VPN
6 7 (5.26%) Wireless
7 6 (4.51%) DHCP
7 6 (4.51%) VoIP
8 5 (3.76%) Network Security
9 4 (3.01%) Internet
9 4 (3.01%) SAN
9 4 (3.01%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.26%) Broadband
10 3 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.26%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.26%) ISDN
11 2 (1.50%) HTTP
11 2 (1.50%) RNC
11 2 (1.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.01%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.75%) MS Access
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (7.52%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.02%) Finance
3 2 (1.50%) Local Government
4 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.75%) Automotive
4 1 (0.75%) Back Office
4 1 (0.75%) Marketing
4 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.26%) Classic ASP
2 2 (1.50%) .NET
2 2 (1.50%) HTML
2 2 (1.50%) WCF
2 2 (1.50%) XML
2 2 (1.50%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.75%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.75%) Ajax
3 1 (0.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 6 (4.51%) NHS
3 5 (3.76%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.76%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.01%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.26%) iPhone
6 2 (1.50%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.50%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.50%) Handset
6 2 (1.50%) iPad
6 2 (1.50%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.75%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.75%) e-Health
7 1 (0.75%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.75%) Health Informatics
7 1 (0.75%) Informatics
7 1 (0.75%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.75%) Physics
7 1 (0.75%) User Experience
7 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 82 (61.65%) Windows
2 42 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 16 (12.03%) Windows 8
4 13 (9.77%) Windows Server
4 13 (9.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.77%) Apple iOS
6 8 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.02%) Windows Vista
7 7 (5.26%) Mac OS
8 6 (4.51%) Android
8 6 (4.51%) Linux
9 5 (3.76%) Unix
9 5 (3.76%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.26%) Solaris
10 3 (2.26%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.50%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.50%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.79%) ITIL
2 11 (8.27%) 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
6 4 (3.01%) Migration
6 4 (3.01%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (3.01%) Software Engineering
7 3 (2.26%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.26%) Network Design
8 2 (1.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (1.50%) B2B
8 2 (1.50%) Capacity Management
8 2 (1.50%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.50%) ITIL V3
8 2 (1.50%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (1.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.77%) SQL
2 6 (4.51%) C
3 3 (2.26%) C++
3 3 (2.26%) Embedded C
3 3 (2.26%) Embedded C++
3 3 (2.26%) Java
4 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.75%) PHP
5 1 (0.75%) Python
5 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (7.52%) CCNA
2 10 (7.52%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.26%) MCSE
3 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.76%) Degree
5 3 (2.26%) CCNP
5 3 (2.26%) MCP
5 3 (2.26%) MCSA
6 2 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.50%) CCA
6 2 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) CCENT
7 1 (0.75%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.75%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.75%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.75%) JNCIS
7 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 62 (46.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.51%) XenApp
4 4 (3.01%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (2.26%) MetaFrame
5 3 (2.26%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.26%) XenServer
6 2 (1.50%) vSphere
7 1 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (15.04%) 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%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.75%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.75%) WMI
5 1 (0.75%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 42 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.54%) VMware
3 20 (15.04%) Cisco
4 17 (12.78%) Citrix
5 12 (9.02%) Apple
6 9 (6.77%) Avaya
6 9 (6.77%) HP
6 9 (6.77%) Symantec
7 6 (4.51%) Juniper
8 5 (3.76%) Lotus
9 2 (1.50%) Huawei
9 2 (1.50%) IBM
9 2 (1.50%) Nortel
9 2 (1.50%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.75%) Computacenter
10 1 (0.75%) Dell
10 1 (0.75%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle
10 1 (0.75%) Progress
10 1 (0.75%) Sun
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