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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 519 509 491
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -18
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 64 56 80
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 19 7 20
Average daily rate
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£200 £155 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -31.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £127 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £272 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £174 £225
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -22.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 27
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -17.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.13 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £23.75 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
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
47194 44670 49324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.21% 92.82% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29171 27141 28355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1876 1959 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +26 22 £179 +15.32% 6
South East -14 13 £200 -47.36% 11
Yorkshire +7 10 £150 - 1
East of England -24 8 £193 - 7
East Midlands 0 6 £200 +48.14% 3
West Midlands -13 2 - - 3
North West -14 1 £225 - 1
South West -40 1 £200 - 6
North East - 1 - - 1
IT Support Engineer
UK

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 95 (69.34%) Windows
2 60 (43.80%) Active Directory
3 54 (39.42%) Microsoft
4 42 (30.66%) Windows 7
5 36 (26.28%) Windows XP
5 36 (26.28%) MS Office
6 33 (24.09%) MS Excel
7 30 (21.90%) MS Exchange
8 29 (21.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (18.25%) VMware
10 20 (14.60%) Cisco
11 19 (13.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (13.14%) Blackberry
13 15 (10.95%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (10.22%) ITIL
15 13 (9.49%) Citrix
16 11 (8.03%) Firewall
16 11 (8.03%) Exchange Server 2010
17 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2003
17 10 (7.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 10 (7.30%) MCSE
18 9 (6.57%) IBM Notes
18 9 (6.57%) HP
18 9 (6.57%) WAN
18 9 (6.57%) Lotus
18 9 (6.57%) Internet
18 9 (6.57%) Windows 8
19 8 (5.84%) Finance
19 8 (5.84%) SLA

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 30 (21.90%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (7.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (6.57%) IBM Notes
5 7 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.65%) Lync
7 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.73%) IIS
8 1 (0.73%) Drupal
8 1 (0.73%) WordPress
8 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 36 (26.28%) MS Office
2 33 (24.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.73%) CATIA
4 1 (0.73%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.73%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.03%) Firewall
2 9 (6.57%) WAN
2 9 (6.57%) Internet
3 8 (5.84%) LAN
4 7 (5.11%) VoIP
5 6 (4.38%) VPN
6 4 (2.92%) DNS
6 4 (2.92%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.92%) SAN
7 3 (2.19%) Wireless
7 3 (2.19%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (2.19%) Junos
7 3 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.46%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.46%) DHCP
8 2 (1.46%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.46%) DSL
8 2 (1.46%) Intranet
9 1 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.73%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.73%) DataStage
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (5.84%) Finance
2 7 (5.11%) Banking
3 6 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.92%) Advertising
5 2 (1.46%) Publishing
5 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.73%) Electronics
6 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.73%) German Language
6 1 (0.73%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.73%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Marketing
6 1 (0.73%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.92%) .NET
2 2 (1.46%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.73%) CORBA
3 1 (0.73%) J2EE
3 1 (0.73%) JSP
3 1 (0.73%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.14%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.19%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.46%) iPad
4 2 (1.46%) iPhone
5 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.73%) Clustering
5 1 (0.73%) DTV
5 1 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.73%) CMDB
5 1 (0.73%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 95 (69.34%) Windows
2 42 (30.66%) Windows 7
3 36 (26.28%) Windows XP
4 29 (21.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (13.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (6.57%) Windows 8
8 8 (5.84%) Linux
9 6 (4.38%) Windows Vista
9 6 (4.38%) Mac OS
10 4 (2.92%) UNIX
11 2 (1.46%) Android
11 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.46%) SUSE
12 1 (0.73%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.73%) AIX
12 1 (0.73%) Solaris
12 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.73%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (10.22%) ITIL
2 4 (2.92%) Incident Management
2 4 (2.92%) Project Management
2 4 (2.92%) Service Management
3 3 (2.19%) Configuration Management
3 3 (2.19%) Release Management
3 3 (2.19%) Time Management
3 3 (2.19%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (1.46%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (1.46%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (1.46%) Software Distribution
4 2 (1.46%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (1.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (1.46%) Problem Management
4 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2
4 2 (1.46%) CRM
4 2 (1.46%) Migration
4 2 (1.46%) Service Delivery
4 2 (1.46%) Change Management
5 1 (0.73%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.65%) SQL
2 2 (1.46%) Java
3 1 (0.73%) Python
3 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (10.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (7.30%) MCSE
3 8 (5.84%) MCSA
4 7 (5.11%) MCITP
5 5 (3.65%) CCNA
5 5 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.65%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.92%) MCDST
6 4 (2.92%) Degree
7 3 (2.19%) A+ Certification
7 3 (2.19%) MCP
7 3 (2.19%) MCTS
7 3 (2.19%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.73%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.84%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (43.80%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.38%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.92%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.46%) XenApp
4 2 (1.46%) Xen
5 1 (0.73%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.73%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.73%) UAG
5 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (1.46%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.46%) SCCM
2 1 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.73%) WSUS
2 1 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 54 (39.42%) Microsoft
2 25 (18.25%) VMware
3 20 (14.60%) Cisco
4 13 (9.49%) Citrix
5 9 (6.57%) HP
5 9 (6.57%) Lotus
6 6 (4.38%) Dell
6 6 (4.38%) NetApp
7 5 (3.65%) Symantec
8 4 (2.92%) Oracle
8 4 (2.92%) Juniper
8 4 (2.92%) Bloomberg
9 3 (2.19%) Reuters
9 3 (2.19%) Apple
9 3 (2.19%) IBM
9 3 (2.19%) SAP
10 2 (1.46%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.46%) Adobe
10 2 (1.46%) Fidessa
10 2 (1.46%) Avaya
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