The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex 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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 35 45 29
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.24% 0.87% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.91% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £300 - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Average hourly rate - £15.95 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
240 331 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 99.59% 95.94% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 178 153
Average daily rate £342 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 31 24
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.15 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.60% +107.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.38 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
Brighton +18 2 £300 - 3
Lewes +2 1 - -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (37.50%) Issue Tracking
4 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
4 3 (37.50%) StarTeam
4 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) StarTeam
1 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) Issue Tracking
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
1 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
1 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) PHP
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto