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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 88 64 52
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 64 59 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.08% 2.48% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 2.66% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 20 30
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£200 £165 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -34.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £255 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £225 £246
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 27
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.80 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.30 £20.70 £66.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.92 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -7.18%
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
2884 2219 2943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.73% 93.27% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1730 1109 1460
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 208 319
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -25.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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
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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
Cambridgeshire +13 24 £225 +28.57% 11
Hertfordshire -28 18 £160 +6.66% 15
Bedfordshire -10 8 £363 +176.45% 3
Essex -14 7 £125 -12.28% 5
Norfolk -10 4 £178 -29.00% 2
Suffolk -1 3 £190 -31.53% 1
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 126 (76.36%) Windows
2 80 (48.48%) Active Directory
3 69 (41.82%) Windows 7
4 57 (34.55%) Microsoft
5 53 (32.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (26.06%) MS Exchange
7 33 (20.00%) MS Office
8 32 (19.39%) DNS
8 32 (19.39%) SCCM
9 31 (18.79%) TCP/IP
10 30 (18.18%) Cisco
10 30 (18.18%) MS Excel
11 28 (16.97%) VMware
12 27 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 25 (15.15%) Windows XP
14 24 (14.55%) DHCP
15 22 (13.33%) WAN
15 22 (13.33%) Windows 8
16 21 (12.73%) LAN
17 19 (11.52%) Exchange Server 2010
17 19 (11.52%) Blackberry
17 19 (11.52%) SAN
18 18 (10.91%) VPN
18 18 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
19 17 (10.30%) Symantec
20 16 (9.70%) VoIP
21 15 (9.09%) SLA
22 14 (8.48%) HP
22 14 (8.48%) ITIL
22 14 (8.48%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 43 (26.06%) MS Exchange
2 19 (11.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (4.24%) IIS
6 6 (3.64%) IBM Notes
7 5 (3.03%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.82%) Lync
10 2 (1.21%) Apache
11 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
Applications
1 33 (20.00%) MS Office
2 30 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.24%) Office 365
2 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (19.39%) DNS
2 31 (18.79%) TCP/IP
3 24 (14.55%) DHCP
4 22 (13.33%) WAN
5 21 (12.73%) LAN
6 19 (11.52%) SAN
7 18 (10.91%) VPN
8 16 (9.70%) VoIP
9 12 (7.27%) Firewall
10 4 (2.42%) Wireless
10 4 (2.42%) Internet
10 4 (2.42%) FTP
11 3 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.21%) NAS
12 2 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.21%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.21%) Cisco ICM
12 2 (1.21%) VLAN
12 2 (1.21%) Cisco IPT
12 2 (1.21%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.21%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MSI
1 1 (0.61%) JIRA
1 1 (0.61%) VisualVM
General
1 7 (4.24%) Telecoms
1 7 (4.24%) Finance
2 4 (2.42%) Legal
3 2 (1.21%) Publishing
4 1 (0.61%) Military
4 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.61%) Local Government
4 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.21%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.61%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.61%) HTML
2 1 (0.61%) .NET
2 1 (0.61%) SOAP
2 1 (0.61%) XML
2 1 (0.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.52%) Blackberry
2 6 (3.64%) Fat Client
2 6 (3.64%) Thin Client
3 5 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.42%) iPhone
4 4 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.42%) Clustering
5 3 (1.82%) AS400
5 3 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.82%) iPad
6 2 (1.21%) HP StorageWorks
6 2 (1.21%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.21%) IVR
7 1 (0.61%) e-Health
7 1 (0.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.61%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.61%) EPoS
7 1 (0.61%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 126 (76.36%) Windows
2 69 (41.82%) Windows 7
3 53 (32.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (15.15%) Windows XP
6 22 (13.33%) Windows 8
7 18 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (4.85%) Linux
9 4 (2.42%) UNIX
10 3 (1.82%) MVS
10 3 (1.82%) Android
11 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.21%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.61%) VMS
12 1 (0.61%) Solaris
12 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (8.48%) ITIL
2 8 (4.85%) E-Commerce
2 8 (4.85%) Incident Management
3 6 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (3.03%) Load Balancing
4 5 (3.03%) Software Deployment
5 4 (2.42%) Database Security
5 4 (2.42%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (2.42%) Configuration Management
5 4 (2.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (2.42%) Service Management
6 3 (1.82%) Change Management
6 3 (1.82%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (1.82%) PRINCE2
6 3 (1.82%) ITIL V3
7 2 (1.21%) Change Control
7 2 (1.21%) Project Management
7 2 (1.21%) Contact Management
7 2 (1.21%) Migration
7 2 (1.21%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.48%) SQL
2 6 (3.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.61%) Java
3 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (8.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (7.88%) MCSE
2 13 (7.88%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (4.24%) MCP
6 4 (2.42%) CCNP
6 4 (2.42%) CCNA
6 4 (2.42%) A+ Certification
6 4 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.82%) MCSA
8 2 (1.21%) CCDP
8 2 (1.21%) MOS
8 2 (1.21%) MCITP
8 2 (1.21%) VCP5
9 1 (0.61%) RHCA
9 1 (0.61%) MCDST
9 1 (0.61%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.61%) RHCE
9 1 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (1.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 80 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.85%) vSphere
4 7 (4.24%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.24%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.21%) XenApp
7 1 (0.61%) XenServer
7 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.61%) KVM
Systems Management
1 32 (19.39%) SCCM
2 8 (4.85%) SCOM
2 8 (4.85%) Backup Exec
3 7 (4.24%) WSUS
4 6 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.82%) HP SIM
5 3 (1.82%) OpenView
5 3 (1.82%) ARCserve
6 2 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.21%) Opsview
6 2 (1.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.61%) Nagios
7 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.61%) Cacti
7 1 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 57 (34.55%) Microsoft
2 30 (18.18%) Cisco
3 28 (16.97%) VMware
4 17 (10.30%) Symantec
5 14 (8.48%) HP
6 13 (7.88%) Citrix
7 9 (5.45%) EMC
7 9 (5.45%) Altiris
8 7 (4.24%) CheckPoint
9 6 (3.64%) Lotus
10 5 (3.03%) Avaya
10 5 (3.03%) NetApp
10 5 (3.03%) Wyse
11 4 (2.42%) CommVault
11 4 (2.42%) Intel
12 3 (1.82%) Dell
12 3 (1.82%) Apple
13 2 (1.21%) Sage
13 2 (1.21%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.21%) Remedy
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