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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 34 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.65% 1.30% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.31% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £225 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £220 £240
% change year-on-year
-20.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £15.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +56.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.53 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +1.69%
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
232 306 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 95.47% 99.35% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 180 146
Median daily rate £375 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 20
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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
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 5 December 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
Brighton +6 2 - - 2
Eastbourne +5 2 - -
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
5 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) Novell
6 2 (22.22%) SLA
7 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
7 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
7 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
7 1 (11.11%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (11.11%) CCSA
7 1 (11.11%) Firewall
7 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (11.11%) Advertising
7 1 (11.11%) VB6
7 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
7 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (11.11%) Fat Client

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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VB
1 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
1 1 (11.11%) VB6
1 1 (11.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP Voice
1 1 (11.11%) CCSA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Novell
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto