The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Sussex region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 30 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.52% 1.87% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 1.90% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £273 £125 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+117.56% -16.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £117 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £133 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £208 £213
% change year-on-year
+25.30% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.14 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.06% +4.12%
Support Engineer
South East

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 Sussex 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 Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
271 368 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 97.48% 98.40% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 254 175
Median daily rate £350 £363 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 25
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £21.40 £23.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East Sussex region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Engineer across the East Sussex region.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer across the East Sussex region.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Eastbourne - 4 £345 -
Brighton +3 1 - - 1
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Sussex region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 3 (18.75%) iPhone
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) MS Office
4 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 3 (18.75%) LANDesk
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) SLA
5 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (12.50%) Office 365
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (6.25%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
6 1 (6.25%) Veeam
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (6.25%) Finance
6 1 (6.25%) Advertising
6 1 (6.25%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) CCNA
6 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
6 1 (6.25%) LAN

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) iPhone
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (6.25%) Critical Success Factor
2 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MCP
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) LANDesk
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Apple
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) Novell
2 1 (6.25%) Veeam
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas
2 1 (6.25%) VMware