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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 510 500 501
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 69 60 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 16
Average daily rate
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£200 £146 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.75% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £104 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £182 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £138 £200
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 32
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -15.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £12.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.45 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.44% -17.00%
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
47639 44687 49823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.80% 92.79% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29624 27384 28500
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1896 1919 2491
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
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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
London +30 28 £173 +11.29% 21
South East -8 13 £200 -17.86% 10
Yorkshire +9 10 £225 -
East of England -25 9 £225 - 6
East Midlands -4 3 £200 +45.45% 3
West Midlands -19 2 - - 4
North East - 2 - -
North West -2 1 £225 - 2
South West -26 1 £200 - 6
IT Support Engineer
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IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 94 (72.87%) Windows
2 62 (48.06%) Active Directory
3 55 (42.64%) Microsoft
4 42 (32.56%) Windows 7
5 39 (30.23%) Windows XP
6 35 (27.13%) MS Office
7 34 (26.36%) MS Exchange
8 31 (24.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (23.26%) MS Excel
10 26 (20.16%) VMware
11 22 (17.05%) Cisco
11 22 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (13.18%) Blackberry
13 15 (11.63%) ITIL
14 14 (10.85%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (8.53%) Citrix
15 11 (8.53%) Firewall
16 10 (7.75%) Internet
16 10 (7.75%) Lotus
16 10 (7.75%) WAN
16 10 (7.75%) SLA
16 10 (7.75%) IBM Notes
16 10 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2003
16 10 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (6.98%) Windows 8
17 9 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
17 9 (6.98%) MCSE
17 9 (6.98%) LAN

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 34 (26.36%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.75%) IBM Notes
2 10 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (6.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (5.43%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.10%) Lync
7 2 (1.55%) IIS
7 2 (1.55%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.78%) WordPress
8 1 (0.78%) Drupal
Applications
1 35 (27.13%) MS Office
2 30 (23.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.78%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.78%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.53%) Firewall
2 10 (7.75%) Internet
2 10 (7.75%) WAN
3 9 (6.98%) LAN
4 8 (6.20%) SAN
5 7 (5.43%) DNS
6 6 (4.65%) VoIP
7 5 (3.88%) DHCP
7 5 (3.88%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.88%) VPN
8 4 (3.10%) Wireless
9 2 (1.55%) DSL
9 2 (1.55%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.55%) Intranet
9 2 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.55%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.55%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.55%) Junos
10 1 (0.78%) NAS
10 1 (0.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) DataStage
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (5.43%) Finance
2 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.65%) Banking
3 4 (3.10%) Advertising
4 2 (1.55%) Publishing
4 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) German Language
5 1 (0.78%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.78%) Electronics
5 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.10%) .NET
2 2 (1.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.78%) Android SDK
3 1 (0.78%) J2EE
3 1 (0.78%) JSP
3 1 (0.78%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.18%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.55%) Clustering
5 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.55%) iPhone
5 2 (1.55%) iPad
6 1 (0.78%) CMDB
6 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 94 (72.87%) Windows
2 42 (32.56%) Windows 7
3 39 (30.23%) Windows XP
4 31 (24.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (6.98%) Windows 8
6 9 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (6.20%) Linux
7 8 (6.20%) Mac OS
8 6 (4.65%) Windows Vista
9 4 (3.10%) UNIX
9 4 (3.10%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.33%) Android
11 2 (1.55%) SUSE
11 2 (1.55%) CentOS
12 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.78%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.78%) AIX
12 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (11.63%) ITIL
2 6 (4.65%) Incident Management
3 5 (3.88%) Service Management
4 4 (3.10%) Project Management
4 4 (3.10%) Configuration Management
4 4 (3.10%) Change Management
4 4 (3.10%) Time Management
4 4 (3.10%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (2.33%) Problem Management
5 3 (2.33%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (2.33%) Migration
6 2 (1.55%) Service Delivery
6 2 (1.55%) CRM
6 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2
6 2 (1.55%) Software Distribution
6 2 (1.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (1.55%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (0.78%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (0.78%) Line Management
7 1 (0.78%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.65%) SQL
2 2 (1.55%) Java
3 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (10.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.98%) MCSE
3 6 (4.65%) MCSA
3 6 (4.65%) MCITP
4 5 (3.88%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.10%) CCNA
5 4 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.10%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.10%) MCDST
6 3 (2.33%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.55%) MCP
7 2 (1.55%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.55%) Degree
7 2 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.55%) MCTS
8 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.75%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (48.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.55%) Xen
5 2 (1.55%) XenApp
6 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.78%) vSphere
6 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (4.65%) SCCM
2 2 (1.55%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 55 (42.64%) Microsoft
2 26 (20.16%) VMware
3 22 (17.05%) Cisco
4 11 (8.53%) Citrix
5 10 (7.75%) Lotus
6 8 (6.20%) NetApp
7 7 (5.43%) HP
8 5 (3.88%) Dell
8 5 (3.88%) Symantec
9 3 (2.33%) Oracle
9 3 (2.33%) SAP
9 3 (2.33%) Apple
9 3 (2.33%) EMC
9 3 (2.33%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.55%) Juniper
10 2 (1.55%) Reuters
10 2 (1.55%) Adobe
10 2 (1.55%) IBM
10 2 (1.55%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.55%) Atlassian
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