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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 486 468 426
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -42
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 66 80 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 12
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£200 £160 £144
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £120 £91
10% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £135 £160 £138
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 34 53
Average hourly rate £15.65 £13.50 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.88% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.68 £11.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £19.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.13 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+4.62% -
IT Support Engineer
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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
44070 42663 38287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.40% 92.51% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27462 25710 22381
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1715 1832 2129
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 -4 21 £213 +28.78% 24
South East -25 16 - - 14
East of England +5 8 £105 -34.37% 11
North West -14 7 £168 - 7
East Midlands -4 6 - - 1
West Midlands -10 3 £190 -24.00% 1
South West -11 2 - - 8
Yorkshire -19 1 £115 -36.98% 3
IT Support Engineer
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IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 104 (78.79%) Windows
2 66 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 54 (40.91%) Windows 7
4 51 (38.64%) Microsoft
5 48 (36.36%) MS Exchange
6 46 (34.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 43 (32.58%) MS Office
8 28 (21.21%) Windows XP
9 27 (20.45%) MS Excel
10 24 (18.18%) VMware
10 24 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (17.42%) Security Cleared
12 22 (16.67%) SC Cleared
13 21 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
13 21 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
13 21 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (15.15%) Cisco
15 19 (14.39%) ITIL
16 18 (13.64%) MCSE
16 18 (13.64%) DHCP
16 18 (13.64%) DNS
16 18 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
17 16 (12.12%) Blackberry
18 14 (10.61%) SLA
18 14 (10.61%) TCP/IP
19 13 (9.85%) SCCM
20 12 (9.09%) HP
20 12 (9.09%) SAN
21 11 (8.33%) Citrix
21 11 (8.33%) MCP

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 48 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 21 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (3.79%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.76%) Lync
6 1 (0.76%) IIS
Applications
1 43 (32.58%) MS Office
2 27 (20.45%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.76%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) assyst
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.79%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.64%) DHCP
1 18 (13.64%) DNS
2 14 (10.61%) TCP/IP
3 12 (9.09%) SAN
4 10 (7.58%) Firewall
5 9 (6.82%) LAN
6 8 (6.06%) WAN
7 6 (4.55%) Internet
8 5 (3.79%) VLAN
8 5 (3.79%) NAS
8 5 (3.79%) Wireless
8 5 (3.79%) VPN
9 4 (3.03%) VoIP
10 3 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.27%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.76%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (3.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (4.55%) Finance
2 5 (3.79%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.27%) Military
4 2 (1.52%) Automotive
4 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.52%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.76%) French Language
5 1 (0.76%) German Language
5 1 (0.76%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.76%) Software Packaging
1 1 (0.76%) Application Packaging
1 1 (0.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.12%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.55%) Clustering
3 5 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.03%) iPhone
5 3 (2.27%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.27%) Replication
6 2 (1.52%) NHS
6 2 (1.52%) iPad
6 2 (1.52%) Wiki
6 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.76%) iSeries
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.76%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 104 (78.79%) Windows
2 54 (40.91%) Windows 7
3 46 (34.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (21.21%) Windows XP
5 24 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (6.06%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.55%) Mac OS X
8 6 (4.55%) Windows Vista
9 4 (3.03%) Linux
9 4 (3.03%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.03%) Android
10 3 (2.27%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.76%) CentOS
11 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.76%) VMS
11 1 (0.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.39%) ITIL
2 10 (7.58%) Service Management
2 10 (7.58%) Configuration Management
3 9 (6.82%) Change Management
3 9 (6.82%) Incident Management
4 5 (3.79%) ITIL V3
4 5 (3.79%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.03%) Asset Management
5 4 (3.03%) Network Management
5 4 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (3.03%) Time Management
6 3 (2.27%) Migration
7 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.52%) Project Management
7 2 (1.52%) Line Management
8 1 (0.76%) Data Protection
8 1 (0.76%) Performance Management
8 1 (0.76%) Problem Management
8 1 (0.76%) Change Control
8 1 (0.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.55%) SQL
2 3 (2.27%) C
3 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (17.42%) Security Cleared
2 22 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 21 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (13.64%) MCSE
5 11 (8.33%) MCP
6 9 (6.82%) DV Cleared
6 9 (6.82%) MCITP
7 8 (6.06%) MCSA
8 4 (3.03%) A+ Certification
8 4 (3.03%) CCNA
8 4 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.27%) CCNP
9 3 (2.27%) CCA
9 3 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.27%) CCEA
10 2 (1.52%) VCP4
11 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.76%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.61%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.79%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (3.79%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (3.03%) XenApp
4 4 (3.03%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.52%) vSphere
6 1 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (9.85%) SCCM
2 5 (3.79%) SCOM
3 2 (1.52%) SAP Afaria
4 1 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 51 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.18%) VMware
3 20 (15.15%) Cisco
4 12 (9.09%) HP
5 11 (8.33%) Citrix
6 7 (5.30%) NetApp
7 6 (4.55%) Remedy
8 5 (3.79%) McAfee
8 5 (3.79%) Lotus
9 4 (3.03%) Dell
10 3 (2.27%) Altiris
10 3 (2.27%) Apple
11 2 (1.52%) EMC
11 2 (1.52%) Oracle
11 2 (1.52%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.76%) Tandberg
12 1 (0.76%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.76%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.76%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.76%) Google
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