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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 78 80 86
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 58 57 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.34% 2.00% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 2.10% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 39
Median daily rate £206 £170 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £100 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £250 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £217 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.85% -3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 11
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.77 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% -1.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.80 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
2365 2714 2880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.56% 95.36% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1540 1731
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 242 230
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Cambridgeshire +36 21 £185 +15.62% 14
Hertfordshire 0 21 £285 +50.00% 12
Essex +1 7 £170 +33.33% 3
Norfolk 0 5 £180 -18.18% 1
Suffolk +5 4 £200 -20.00%
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 59 (43.70%) Windows
2 42 (31.11%) Active Directory
3 29 (21.48%) Microsoft
4 23 (17.04%) MS Office
4 23 (17.04%) Windows 7
5 22 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (14.81%) Windows Server
6 20 (14.81%) Cisco
6 20 (14.81%) SCCM
7 17 (12.59%) VMware
7 17 (12.59%) ITIL
8 15 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 15 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (11.11%) SLA
8 15 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (10.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (9.63%) Citrix
10 13 (9.63%) LAN
10 13 (9.63%) Linux
10 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (8.89%) Degree
11 12 (8.89%) CCNA
11 12 (8.89%) HP
11 12 (8.89%) Avaya
11 12 (8.89%) Firewall
12 11 (8.15%) WAN
12 11 (8.15%) MCSE
12 11 (8.15%) MS Exchange
12 11 (8.15%) Security Cleared
12 11 (8.15%) Windows 8

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 11 (8.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.48%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.74%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.74%) IIS
5 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (17.04%) MS Office
2 10 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.96%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Traffica
2 1 (0.74%) assyst
2 1 (0.74%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.74%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.93%) Office 365
2 3 (2.22%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.63%) LAN
2 12 (8.89%) Firewall
3 11 (8.15%) WAN
4 10 (7.41%) VoIP
4 10 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (6.67%) Internet
6 8 (5.93%) SAN
6 8 (5.93%) VPN
7 6 (4.44%) ISDN
8 5 (3.70%) IPv4
8 5 (3.70%) VLAN
8 5 (3.70%) Wireless
9 4 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (2.96%) DNS
9 4 (2.96%) IP Telephony
9 4 (2.96%) iSCSI
9 4 (2.96%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.96%) WLAN
10 3 (2.22%) Intranet
10 3 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.74%) MySQL
3 1 (0.74%) OLAP
General
1 15 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.96%) Back Office
2 4 (2.96%) Finance
2 4 (2.96%) Front Office
3 3 (2.22%) Local Government
3 3 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) Advertising
4 1 (0.74%) Automotive
4 1 (0.74%) Billing
4 1 (0.74%) Legal
4 1 (0.74%) Marketing
4 1 (0.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.48%) Middleware
2 1 (0.74%) .NET
2 1 (0.74%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.74%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.74%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (0.74%) Web Services
2 1 (0.74%) XML
2 1 (0.74%) XML Schema
2 1 (0.74%) XMPP
2 1 (0.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.70%) NHS
3 3 (2.22%) Handset
4 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.48%) Statistics
5 1 (0.74%) CCTV
5 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.74%) EFT
5 1 (0.74%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.74%) Informatics
5 1 (0.74%) iPad
5 1 (0.74%) PDA
5 1 (0.74%) RIA
5 1 (0.74%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.74%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 59 (43.70%) Windows
2 23 (17.04%) Windows 7
3 20 (14.81%) Windows Server
4 15 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (9.63%) Linux
5 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (8.15%) Windows 8
7 8 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.70%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.96%) CentOS
10 4 (2.96%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.96%) Unix
10 4 (2.96%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.96%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.22%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.48%) Android
12 2 (1.48%) Solaris
13 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.59%) ITIL
2 7 (5.19%) Service Delivery
2 7 (5.19%) Time Management
3 6 (4.44%) Asset Management
4 5 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (2.96%) Data Analysis
5 4 (2.96%) Migration
6 3 (2.22%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.22%) Information Security
6 3 (2.22%) Service Management
6 3 (2.22%) Software Deployment
7 2 (1.48%) B2B
7 2 (1.48%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.48%) Change Management
7 2 (1.48%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (1.48%) ITIL V3
7 2 (1.48%) Network Management
7 2 (1.48%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (1.48%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (0.74%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.67%) SQL
2 5 (3.70%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.96%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.48%) Java
4 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.74%) C#
5 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (10.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (8.89%) CCNA
3 12 (8.89%) Degree
4 11 (8.15%) MCSE
4 11 (8.15%) Security Cleared
5 10 (7.41%) MCP
6 9 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.70%) A+ Certification
7 5 (3.70%) CCA
7 5 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.22%) CCNP
9 2 (1.48%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.48%) MCITP
9 2 (1.48%) MCTS
9 2 (1.48%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.74%) CCENT
10 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 42 (31.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.70%) vSphere
3 4 (2.96%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.96%) XenApp
3 4 (2.96%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.48%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.74%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.74%) Firmware
5 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.74%) Xen
5 1 (0.74%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (14.81%) SCCM
2 6 (4.44%) WSUS
3 4 (2.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.22%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.74%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.74%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.74%) Kibana
5 1 (0.74%) Nagios
5 1 (0.74%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.74%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.74%) WMI
5 1 (0.74%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 29 (21.48%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.81%) Cisco
3 17 (12.59%) VMware
4 13 (9.63%) Citrix
5 12 (8.89%) Avaya
5 12 (8.89%) HP
6 8 (5.93%) Juniper
6 8 (5.93%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.19%) Apple
7 7 (5.19%) Dell
8 5 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.70%) Mitel
8 5 (3.70%) Oracle
9 4 (2.96%) Veeam
10 2 (1.48%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.48%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.48%) Huawei
10 2 (1.48%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.48%) Nortel
10 2 (1.48%) Remedy
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