The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 501 494 469
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -25
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 79 86 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 24
Average daily rate £175 £195 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £100 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £239 £204
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £165 £150
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 49
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.43 £10.85 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.05 £18.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
IT Support Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44601 43533 41830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.45% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29104 27575 25284
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1612 1743 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.77 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IT Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IT Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

IT Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

IT Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

IT Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

IT Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

IT Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

IT Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

IT Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 5 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
South East +1 23 £160 -6.97% 21
London -15 17 £175 -17.64% 22
East of England +3 9 £230 +130.00% 10
North West -16 9 £80 -60.00% 9
South West +7 7 - - 11
West Midlands -11 7 - - 8
East Midlands -7 5 - - 2
Yorkshire -10 2 - - 6
IT Support Engineer
UK

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title.

1 140 (73.68%) Windows
2 109 (57.37%) Active Directory
3 81 (42.63%) Microsoft
4 68 (35.79%) MS Office
5 58 (30.53%) Windows 7
6 46 (24.21%) Windows Server
7 41 (21.58%) MS Excel
8 40 (21.05%) MS Exchange
9 36 (18.95%) Windows XP
10 32 (16.84%) Cisco
11 29 (15.26%) WAN
12 28 (14.74%) LAN
13 26 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
14 24 (12.63%) VMware
15 23 (12.11%) TCP/IP
15 23 (12.11%) DNS
16 22 (11.58%) ITIL
17 21 (11.05%) Citrix
17 21 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
18 20 (10.53%) DHCP
18 20 (10.53%) Degree
19 18 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
19 18 (9.47%) VPN
20 17 (8.95%) Firewall
20 17 (8.95%) VMware Infrastructure
21 16 (8.42%) Office 365
21 16 (8.42%) SQL
22 15 (7.89%) SQL Server
22 15 (7.89%) Blackberry
22 15 (7.89%) Video Conferencing

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (2.63%) Lync
4 4 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.05%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.05%) IIS
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 68 (35.79%) MS Office
2 41 (21.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.42%) Office 365
2 2 (1.05%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.26%) WAN
2 28 (14.74%) LAN
3 23 (12.11%) DNS
3 23 (12.11%) TCP/IP
4 20 (10.53%) DHCP
5 18 (9.47%) VPN
6 17 (8.95%) Firewall
7 10 (5.26%) VoIP
8 9 (4.74%) SAN
9 7 (3.68%) Internet
9 7 (3.68%) WLAN
10 4 (2.11%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.58%) PBX
11 3 (1.58%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.58%) Wireless
12 2 (1.05%) ADSL
12 2 (1.05%) NAS
12 2 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.53%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.05%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.53%) MySQL
4 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (4.21%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.16%) Finance
3 4 (2.11%) Banking
3 4 (2.11%) Retail
4 2 (1.05%) Advertising
4 2 (1.05%) Back Office
4 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) Automotive
5 1 (0.53%) Games
5 1 (0.53%) Law
5 1 (0.53%) Local Government
5 1 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.89%) Blackberry
1 15 (7.89%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (3.68%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.16%) iPad
4 5 (2.63%) iPhone
5 4 (2.11%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.11%) NHS
6 3 (1.58%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.05%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.05%) Informatics
7 2 (1.05%) PDA
8 1 (0.53%) CCTV
8 1 (0.53%) CMDB
8 1 (0.53%) Handset
8 1 (0.53%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.53%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.53%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.53%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 140 (73.68%) Windows
2 58 (30.53%) Windows 7
3 46 (24.21%) Windows Server
4 36 (18.95%) Windows XP
5 26 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (6.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (6.32%) Android
8 12 (6.32%) Windows 8
9 8 (4.21%) Unix
10 6 (3.16%) Linux
11 5 (2.63%) Windows Phone
12 4 (2.11%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.58%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.58%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.58%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.58%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.58%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (11.58%) ITIL
2 11 (5.79%) Migration
3 9 (4.74%) Portfolio Management
3 9 (4.74%) Service Management
3 9 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (3.16%) Change Management
5 6 (3.16%) Incident Management
6 5 (2.63%) Release Management
6 5 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (2.11%) Configuration Management
7 4 (2.11%) Data Management
7 4 (2.11%) Project Management
8 3 (1.58%) ITSM
8 3 (1.58%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (1.58%) Time Management
9 2 (1.05%) Asset Management
9 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.05%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.42%) SQL
2 4 (2.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.53%) Korn
3 1 (0.53%) Perl
3 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.53%) VB
3 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (10.53%) Degree
3 14 (7.37%) MCSE
4 10 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.74%) CCNA
5 9 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (4.21%) HND
7 7 (3.68%) DBS Check
7 7 (3.68%) MCITP
8 6 (3.16%) MCP
9 5 (2.63%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.58%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.58%) MCDST
10 3 (1.58%) MCSA
11 2 (1.05%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.53%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 109 (57.37%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.79%) vSphere
4 4 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.11%) ISA Server
5 3 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.58%) XenApp
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.53%) NFS
6 1 (0.53%) Samba
6 1 (0.53%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (6.84%) SCCM
2 4 (2.11%) AirWatch
2 4 (2.11%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.58%) Sysprep
3 3 (1.58%) WSUS
4 2 (1.05%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.53%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.53%) OPNET
5 1 (0.53%) SCOM
5 1 (0.53%) SCSM
Vendors
1 81 (42.63%) Microsoft
2 32 (16.84%) Cisco
3 24 (12.63%) VMware
4 21 (11.05%) Citrix
5 14 (7.37%) HP
6 11 (5.79%) Apple
7 5 (2.63%) Google
8 4 (2.11%) Dell
8 4 (2.11%) Symantec
9 3 (1.58%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.58%) EMC
9 3 (1.58%) Mitel
9 3 (1.58%) ProCurve
9 3 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.58%) Sophos
9 3 (1.58%) Veeam
10 2 (1.05%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.05%) Lotus
10 2 (1.05%) McAfee
10 2 (1.05%) Remedy
City, London
Sogeti
Rate: From £100 to £120 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £15 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Senitor Associates
Rate: £160 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £16.09 - £18.05 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £12 - £18 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago